Who We Are in YEG: LGBTQ Community Past and Present

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Last week I got to sit down with Michael Phair to dig into the history of the LGBTQ community here in Edmonton. A couple of years back I got to hear him speak about this on an Edmonton Heritage Council YEG Curiousities Bus Tour  and knew he had some of the hidden stories in town. I was not disappointed.

 

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We recorded our interview in the EPL Stanley Milner Library downtown. There are two free sound booths where you can do music, podcasts, oral histories or interviews. They’ve got a great set up but I had my own this time: well, on loan from CBC Edmonton.

 

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You can hear my interview with Michael on Radio Active tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15 at 4:40pm or afterward on their SoundCloud channel.

In the meantime, here are some great resources about the LGBTQ history here in town:

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