I created this history resource for the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) to teach youth & educators about the history and activism of queer people of colour at 101 Dewson Street. The creation of this booklet was funded in part by Canadian Heritage. You can download the booklet on CCGSD's website or below. 
101 Dewson Street in Toronto was a hub of 2SLGBTQIA+ activism. Specifically attuned to the realities and needs of Black and queer people of colour, activists operating out of 101 Dewson Street created important organizations, events, and art calling for change.   
In this history booklet, you can read more about the history of Black and queer people of colour activists at 101 Dewson Street. To learn more about some of my reflections when creating the booklet, read this document​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Wanna learn more about Black, Indigenous, and queer people of colour's history in Canada?
Read their voices and experiences directly! The 101 Dewson Street and reflections booklet were made possible by reading the works of important activists and scholars. 
Check out Beverly Bain's chapter "Fire, Passion, and Politics" in the edited volume "We Still Demand," Wesley Crichlow's  "Buller Men and Batty Bwoys," the Marvellous Grounds Collective and their books "Marvellous Grounds" and "Queering Urban Justice." The ArQuives also has many archival sources and digital exhibits providing more history. 
Dionne Brand has also directed three films available for free viewing via the National Film Board website. I've linked one of them, "Long Time Comin'" below:
I've linked all the sources used for this booklet as images below (also available through the last two pages of the booklet). ​​​​​​​
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