Stories of resistance, resurgence, and resilience 2018
LGBTQ2IA+ Intergenerational Storytelling
The media capsules on this page were recorded during an intergenerational LGBTQ2IA+ storytelling workshop, organized by Aging Activisms and PARN (Your Community AIDS Resource Network, which hosts the Rainbow Youth Program). The workshop was held October 12-14th 2018 at Sadleir House in Nogojiwanong. Led by May Chazan and anya gwynne, our dynamic team of organizers, researchers, and facilitators included Jillian Ackert, Melissa Baldwin, Ziysah von Bieberstein, Nicole Dalmer, Mehrangiz Monsef, and Auden Palmer. Thanks to the Canada Research Chairs Program and the New Horizons for Seniors Program (Employment and Social Development Canada) for funding this work.
Stories of Resistance, Resurgence, and Resilience is a multi-year project, bringing community activists together across generations and movements to share and record diverse stories of activism in Nogojiwanong (Peterborough). See 2016's stories here, 2017's stories here, and stay tuned for more stories to come!
Stories are shared here with the permission of the storytellers, who retain ownership of the stories shared and the right to have these removed from the site at any time. These media capsules were created as a collaboration between storytellers and Aging Activisms; these capsules are not to be reproduced, altered, or used for commercial purposes.
As personal stories, viewers should be aware that these capsules contain sensitive content.