Critical Writing Index

Super Queeroes

by Peter Knegt, Allysin Chaynes and Rinaldo Walcott

On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada, CBC Arts presents profiles of a number of "queeroes," LGBTQ+ artists, musicians, writers, et al, who have made a significant contribution to queer culture in Canada. The online version of this feature includes numerous video interviews, illustrations, and other features.

ITEM 2019.008 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Desert of the HeartJane Rule

Shame and Prejudice: A Story of ResilienceKent Monkman

Craig Russell

HosannaMichel Tremblay

Dionne Brand

Tegan and Sara

My Prairie HomeRae Spoon

The Teaches of PeachesPeaches

AfricvilleFaith Nolan

Buffalo BoyAdam Stimson

Confused: Sexual ViewsPaul Wong

Ellen Page

Rufus Wainwright

General Idea

Billy Newton-Davis

I'm Afraid of MenVivek Shreya

Adult OnsetAnn-Marie Macdonald

Elvira Kurt

Attila Richard Lukacs

The Jade PeonyWayson Choy

Mado Lamotte

Syrus Marcus Ware

k.d lang

Sky Gilbert

Dan Levy


Richard Fung

Nicole Brossard

Ivan Coyote

Piece of My Heart: A Lesbian of Colour AnthologyMakeda Silvera

Daniel MacIvor

Joe Average

Straight for the HeartLea Pool

WIll Munro

Kiss of the Fur QueenTomson Highway

Les FeluettesMichel Marc Bouchard

Wanting in ArabicTrish Salah

Funny BoyShyam Selvadurai

Rise UpLorraine Segato

Botticelli in the FireJordan Tannahill

CAN'T / WON'TAllyson Mitchell

CAN'T / WON'TDeirdre Logue

Making of MonstersJohn Greyson

Beverly Glenn-Copeland

A Movie a DayMidi Onodera

J'ai tue ma mereXavier Dolan

No Skin Off My AssBruce Labruce

High School ConfidentialCarole Pope

Timothy Findley

Candy Palmater

William Hutt

Mirha-Soleil Ross

Marie-Claire Blais

In ConflictOwen Palett

Witch Prophet

The Lollipop GenerationG.B Jones

Thom Fitzgerald