Tagged: Canada

Canada’s Stonewall – February 5, 1981: Toronto’s Brutal “Operation Soap” Bathhouse Raids, Over 300 Gay Men Arrested

“We ended up in the shower room and we were all told to strip… But I think one of the most chilling things was… one of the cops said, looking at all the showers and the pipes going into the shower room; he said ‘Gee, it’s too bad we can’t hook this up to gas’.

Gay History Halloween Edition – October 31: Happy Birthday Baby Jane, Toronto’s Mass Gay Bashings, and Silent Film Star Ramon Novarro Murdered With A Lead Jeweled Dildo

LGBT History October 31: October 31,1968 : Silent film star Ramon Novarro’s body was found after being brutally murdered. A bathroom mirror had the words “US GIRLS ARE BETTER THAN FAGGITS” written upon it.

CANADA: Government Survey Finds 91.8% of Canadians Are "Comfortable" With LGBT's

CANADA: Government Survey Finds 91.8% of Canadians Are “Comfortable” With LGBTs

Last summer Canada’s federal government measured how “comfortable” Canadians felt with gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people playing significant roles in their lives to better access and understand the challenges faced by Canada’s LGBT community.