Contemporary French Civilization

Memory, archives, and activism in Montreal: a collective quest

Contemporary French Civilization (2018), 43, (3-4), 445–467.

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Kinsman, Gary, and Patrizia Gentile. The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation. UBCP, 2010. The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation Google Scholar

Lair, Liam Oliver. “Interrogating Trans* Identities in the Archives.” Out of the Closet, into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories, edited by Amy L. Stone and Jaime Cantrell, State U of New York P, 2015, pp. 233–254. Interrogating Trans* Identities in the Archives. Out of the Closet, into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories 233 254 Google Scholar

Lewis, Philip, and Jean-Francois Monette. Eye on the Guy: Alan B. Stone and the Age of Beefcake. Video. Amérimage-Spectra. 48:30 min. Producer Lisa Cochrane, writer and archival consultant Ross Higgins. French title: À fleur de peau: Alan B. Stone et la photographie culturiste. 2006. Eye on the Guy: Alan B. Stone and the Age of Beefcake Google Scholar

McIntosh, Mary. “The Homosexual Role.” Social Problems, vol. 16, no. 2, 1968, pp. 182–192. The Homosexual Role. Social Problems 16 182 192 Google Scholar

Monahan, Jim. “Considerations in the organization of gay archives.” Gay Insurgent, vols. 4–5, 1979, pp. 8–10. Considerations in the organization of gay archives. Gay Insurgent 4–5 8 10 Google Scholar

Nestle, Joan. “Radical Archiving: A Lesbian Feminist Perspective.” Gay Insurgent, vols. 4–5, 1979, pp. 10–12. Radical Archiving: A Lesbian Feminist Perspective. Gay Insurgent 4–5 10 12 Google Scholar

Nestle, Joan. “The Will to Remember: The Lesbian Herstory Archives of New York.” Journal of Homosexuality, vol. 34, 1998, nos. 3–4, pp. 225–235. The Will to Remember: The Lesbian Herstory Archives of New York. Journal of Homosexuality 34 225 235 Google Scholar

Newton, Esther. Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America’s First Gay and Lesbian Town. Beacon Press, 1994. Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America’s First Gay and Lesbian Town Google Scholar

Noël, Roger. “Pratiques politiques et formation de l’identité gaie au Québec: l’expérience du Groupe homosexuel d’action politique, 1975–1976.” Mémoire de maîtrise, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1993. Pratiques politiques et formation de l’identité gaie au Québec: l’expérience du Groupe homosexuel d’action politique, 1975–1976. Google Scholar

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Waugh, Thomas. Hard to Imagine: Gay Male Eroticism in Photography and Film from Their Beginnings to Stonewall. Columbia UP, 1996. Hard to Imagine: Gay Male Eroticism in Photography and Film from Their Beginnings to Stonewall Google Scholar

Waugh, Thomas. “Des Adonis en quête d’immortalité: la photographie homoérotique.” Sortir de l’ombre: Histoires des communautés lesbienne et gaie de Montréal, edited by Irène Demczuk and Frank W. Remiggi, Vlb éditeur, 1998, pp. 53–79. Des Adonis en quête d’immortalité: la photographie homoérotique. Sortir de l’ombre: Histoires des communautés lesbienne et gaie de Montréal 53 79 Google Scholar

AIDS Activist History Project. 2016, https://aidsactivisthistory.ca/. Google Scholar

Altman, Lawrence K. “Rare cancer seen in 41 homosexuals.” New York Times, 3 Jul. 1981, p. A20. Rare cancer seen in 41 homosexuals. New York Times A20 Google Scholar

Archives gaies du Québec. 2016, http://www.agq.qc.ca/ AGQ-F0001 Fonds Groupe homosexuel d’action politique (GHAP); AGQ-F0005 Fonds Androgyne; AGQ-F0017 Fonds Association pour les droits des gai(e)s du Québec (ADGQ); AGQ-F0048 Fonds Ken Morrison; AGQ-F0116 Fonds Patricia Fisher; AGQ-F0148 Fonds Guilda. Google Scholar

Arsenault, Mathieu. “Histoire de l’Association pour les droits des gai(e)s du Québec: 1976–1986.” Mémoire de maîtrise, Université du Québec à Montréal. 2000. Histoire de l’Association pour les droits des gai(e)s du Québec: 1976–1986. Google Scholar

Chamberland, Line. Mémoires lesbiennes: Le lesbianisme à Montréal entre 1950 et 1972. Éditions du remue-ménage, 1996. Mémoires lesbiennes: Le lesbianisme à Montréal entre 1950 et 1972 Google Scholar

Chauncey, George. Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890–1940. Basic Books, 1994. Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890–1940 Google Scholar

Cvetkovich, Ann. “In the Archives of Lesbian Feelings: Documentary and Popular Culture.” Camera obscura, vol. 49, no. 17, 2002, pp. 107–147. In the Archives of Lesbian Feelings: Documentary and Popular Culture. Camera obscura 49 107 147 Google Scholar

Deitcher, David, “Alan B. Stone and the Senses of Place.” Alan B. Stone and the Senses of Place, International Center of Photography, New York, Jun. 2008 (revised 2010), http://www.daviddeitcher.com/ARTICLES/10-Stone/stone.html. Google Scholar

“L’événement mondain de l’année: Tous de blanc vêtus, Roger et Florent se sont marié(e) s sous l’oeil de la police.” Nouvelles-Illustrées, 15 Oct. 1960, p. 3. Google Scholar

Flinn, Andrew. “Archival Activism: Independent and Community-led Archives, Radical Public History and the Heritage Professions.” Interactions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies, vol. 7, no. 2, 2011, article 6. Archival Activism: Independent and Community-led Archives, Radical Public History and the Heritage Professions. Interactions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies 7 Google Scholar

Fougère, Myriam. Lesbiana: Une révolution parallèle. Video. Coproduction Myriam Fougère et Pauline Voisard. GIV (Montreal). 63 min. (English version: Lesbiana: A Parallel Revolution), 2012. Lesbiana: Une révolution parallèle Google Scholar

Guida, Jean, avec Denis Monette. Guilda: elle et moi. Quebecor, 1979. Guilda: elle et moi Google Scholar

Guida, Jean, avec Carolyne Marengo. Il était une fois … Guilda. P.P. Canada, 2009. Il était une fois … Guilda Google Scholar

Guilda: Elle est bien dans ma peau. Video. Julien Cadieux, Phare-Est Media, 2014, Canada. Google Scholar

Higgins, Ross. “Sense of Belonging: Pre-liberation Space, Symbolics and Leadership in Gay Montreal.” Ph.D. diss., McGill University, 1997, http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/obj/thesescanada/vol1/QMM/TC-QMM-34522.pdf. Google Scholar

Higgins, Ross. De la clandestinité à l’affirmation: Pour une histoire de la communauté gaie montréalaise. Comeau et Nadeau (Lux éditeur), 1999. De la clandestinité à l’affirmation: Pour une histoire de la communauté gaie montréalaise Google Scholar

Hildebran, Andrea. “Lesbian Activism in Montreal: 1973–1979.” Université du Québec à Montréal, mémoire de maîtrise M5261. 1997. Lesbian Activism in Montreal: 1973–1979. Google Scholar

Hildebran, Andrea. “Genèse d’une communauté lesbienne: un récit des années 1970.” Sortir de l’ombre: Histoires des communautés lesbienne et gaie de Montréal, edited by Irène Demczuk and Frank W. Remiggi, Vlb éditeur, 1998, pp. 207–233. Genèse d’une communauté lesbienne: un récit des années 1970. Sortir de l’ombre: Histoires des communautés lesbienne et gaie de Montréal 207 233 Google Scholar

Jacobsen, Trond, Ricardo L. Punzalan, and Margaret L. Hedstrom. “Invoking ‘Collective Memory’: Mapping the Emergence of a Concept in Archival Science.” Archival Science, vol. 13, nos. 2–3, 2013, pp. 217–251. Invoking ‘Collective Memory’: Mapping the Emergence of a Concept in Archival Science. Archival Science 13 217 251 Google Scholar

Johnson, Marcia. “Rapping with a Street Transvestite Revolutionary.” Out of the Closets: Voices of Gay Liberation, edited by Karla Jay and Allen Young, Douglas Books, 1972, pp. 112–120. Rapping with a Street Transvestite Revolutionary. Out of the Closets: Voices of Gay Liberation 112 120 Google Scholar

Katz, Jonathan. Gay American History: Lesbians and Gay Men in the U.S.A. Crowell, 1976. Gay American History: Lesbians and Gay Men in the U.S.A Google Scholar

Kinsman, Gary, and Patrizia Gentile. The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation. UBCP, 2010. The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation Google Scholar

Lair, Liam Oliver. “Interrogating Trans* Identities in the Archives.” Out of the Closet, into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories, edited by Amy L. Stone and Jaime Cantrell, State U of New York P, 2015, pp. 233–254. Interrogating Trans* Identities in the Archives. Out of the Closet, into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories 233 254 Google Scholar

Lewis, Philip, and Jean-Francois Monette. Eye on the Guy: Alan B. Stone and the Age of Beefcake. Video. Amérimage-Spectra. 48:30 min. Producer Lisa Cochrane, writer and archival consultant Ross Higgins. French title: À fleur de peau: Alan B. Stone et la photographie culturiste. 2006. Eye on the Guy: Alan B. Stone and the Age of Beefcake Google Scholar

McIntosh, Mary. “The Homosexual Role.” Social Problems, vol. 16, no. 2, 1968, pp. 182–192. The Homosexual Role. Social Problems 16 182 192 Google Scholar

Monahan, Jim. “Considerations in the organization of gay archives.” Gay Insurgent, vols. 4–5, 1979, pp. 8–10. Considerations in the organization of gay archives. Gay Insurgent 4–5 8 10 Google Scholar

Nestle, Joan. “Radical Archiving: A Lesbian Feminist Perspective.” Gay Insurgent, vols. 4–5, 1979, pp. 10–12. Radical Archiving: A Lesbian Feminist Perspective. Gay Insurgent 4–5 10 12 Google Scholar

Nestle, Joan. “The Will to Remember: The Lesbian Herstory Archives of New York.” Journal of Homosexuality, vol. 34, 1998, nos. 3–4, pp. 225–235. The Will to Remember: The Lesbian Herstory Archives of New York. Journal of Homosexuality 34 225 235 Google Scholar

Newton, Esther. Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America’s First Gay and Lesbian Town. Beacon Press, 1994. Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America’s First Gay and Lesbian Town Google Scholar

Noël, Roger. “Pratiques politiques et formation de l’identité gaie au Québec: l’expérience du Groupe homosexuel d’action politique, 1975–1976.” Mémoire de maîtrise, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1993. Pratiques politiques et formation de l’identité gaie au Québec: l’expérience du Groupe homosexuel d’action politique, 1975–1976. Google Scholar

Peters, Wendy. “Queer Identities: Rupturing Identity Categories and Negotiating Meanings of Queer.” Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 24, nos. 2–3, 2005, pp. 102–107. Queer Identities: Rupturing Identity Categories and Negotiating Meanings of Queer. Canadian Woman Studies 24 102 107 Google Scholar

Wakimoto, Diana K., Christine Bruce, and Helen Partridge. “Archivist as activist: lessons from three queer community archives in California.” Archival Science, vol. 13, no. 4, 2013, pp. 293–316. Archivist as activist: lessons from three queer community archives in California. Archival Science 13 293 316 Google Scholar

Waugh, Thomas. Hard to Imagine: Gay Male Eroticism in Photography and Film from Their Beginnings to Stonewall. Columbia UP, 1996. Hard to Imagine: Gay Male Eroticism in Photography and Film from Their Beginnings to Stonewall Google Scholar

Waugh, Thomas. “Des Adonis en quête d’immortalité: la photographie homoérotique.” Sortir de l’ombre: Histoires des communautés lesbienne et gaie de Montréal, edited by Irène Demczuk and Frank W. Remiggi, Vlb éditeur, 1998, pp. 53–79. Des Adonis en quête d’immortalité: la photographie homoérotique. Sortir de l’ombre: Histoires des communautés lesbienne et gaie de Montréal 53 79 Google Scholar

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