Discussing Homophobia Through the Ages

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Discussing Homophobia Through the Ages

July 24 @ 11:00 pm - July 25 @ 12:30 am

Discussing Homophobia Through the Ages
 

Wednesday, July 24
Main Library
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Registration opens July 17

Bruce Walker traces homophobia from its origins through European criminal law to the present, including the impact on indigenous societies and colonialism in Canada. The criminal law has been, and continues to be, the cornerstone of oppression of sexual minorities. This history is vital to understanding the partial decriminalization of homosexuality in 1969, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1985, and the Apology to LGBTQI2S+ Canadians in the House of Commons in 2017.
Presented by Bruce Walker, LGBTQI2S human rights activist and lawyer.
https://www.wpl.ca/summer-of-69

Details

Start:
July 24 @ 11:00 pm
End:
July 25 @ 12:30 am
Website:
https://events.time.ly/z2k79y4/31152114

Venue

WPL – Main Branch @ 35 Albert St. , Waterloo, ON

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