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Sexual Orientation, Gender identity, and Race in Nova Scotia

by Hillary Bain Lindsay


A panel and discussion recorded at Dalhousie University on November 30.

For more on this event, go here.

BlackOUT! brings together LGBTQ African Nova Scotians with Dr. Clemon George, an HIV/AIDS activist and educator, to discuss how heterosexism and racism affect LGBTQ people of African heritage.

BlackOUT! explores the proposition: “In order to offset the impact of HIV in the Canadian African Diaspora communities, we need to address homo/transphobia in those communities, as well as the lingering effects of racism in the LGBT community.” 

Introductions and moderation by Halifax lawyer Catherine Meade.


Robert Wright, social worker in Halifax
Chris Cochran (Elle Noir), performer and activist in Halifax
 Dr. Clemon George, HIV/AIDS activist and educator

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