Lesbian/Gay Organizations and Publications
Relating to the Issue of Discrimination in the Labour Market and the Work Place
Year Published: 1981
Resource Type: Organization
Cx Number: CX2363
This group (SPAG) has published a brief entitled "Rights and Realities: Discrimination and the Gay Women and Men of British Columbia."
Abstract: 1) N.D.P. Gay Caucus, Box 792, Stn. "F," Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2N7;
2) Body Politic, a Magazine for Gay Liberation. The October, 1981 issue
features an article on a lock-out of waiters at two Toronto gay bars.
3) Canadian Gay Archives (bibliography section), Box 639, Station A, Toronto,
Ontario M5W 1G2.
4) Society for Political Action for Gay People (SPAG), Box 2631, Main Post
Office, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3W8.
This group (SPAG) has published a brief entitled "Rights and Realities: Discrimination and the Gay Women and Men of British Columbia." The brief investigates the prospect of extending legislative protection to include the human rights of gay women and men in B.C. Three of the most important forms of discrimination are discussed and identified: employment discrimination, physical abuse and the denial of access to accommodation and services.
This organization no longer exists.