OUTspoken Biography: The real stories behind Canada’s LGBT trailblazers.
OUTspoken Biography takes you into the world of LGBT leaders.
As we move into the 21st century, Canadian LGBT innovators are creating art and pursuing their passions more freely than ever. This documentary series explores how the lives of LGBT professionals intersect with their queer identities. Each episode focuses on a thought leader or on a community of leaders as they blaze trails and change minds across the country, and around the world.
Snow Queen explores the rich ‘herstory’ of drag and its transformation of ‘low culture’ into an art form. They Came From Venus puts a spotlight on Vancouver’s counter culture with the story of ‘The House of Venus’. in particular, barbara findlay and Changing Keys, The Sarah David Buechner Story highlight high profile members of the community and their pursuit of equality in law and in art. Trending dives into the fashion industry. Take Up The Torch documents the history of LGBT athletes in Canadian sport. An inspiring look at the heroes, past and present, who have made the Canadian sports landscape more LGBT-inclusive. It features Mark Tewksbury, Charline Labonté and John Fennell.
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