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Metro Calgary – Pride Calgary – So much more than Parade and Pride Festival

Nina Dragicevic, discusses the 2017 Gay History Walks in a special 2-page Pride Supplement insert in Metro. August 29, 2017.

The Gauntlet – The University’s LGBTQ History

Jason Herring, Gauntlet Editor in Chief explores the campus with the Calgary Gay History Project’s Kevin Allen. August 29, 2017.

Metro Calgary –  Calgary Beltline eyed for potential LGBTQ commemoration

Helen Pike explores a LGBTQ monument beyond a rainbow crosswalk.  August 9, 2016.

Avenue Calgary – Mapping Calgary’s LGBTQ History

Calgary’s Gay History Project has a lot to teach us about our city’s queer community, past and present.  March 21, 2016, by Andrew Guilbert.

Calgary Sun –  How the persecution of a popular Calgary bus driver half a century ago prompted Canada’s decriminalization of homosexuality

Michael Platt’s editorial about Everett Klippert supported by research from the Calgary Gay History Project.  September 5, 2015.

Metro Calgary –  Calgary’s ‘hidden history’ explored in a gay history walk

Reporter/photographer Jennifer Friessen takes a walk with Calgary Gay History Project’s Research Lead, Kevin Allen.  July 16, 2015.

Calgary Herald – Politicos, sports figures, sponsors embrace city’s pride parade

The Herald’s Val Fortney explores the current and past state of the Pride Parade in Calgary.  August 30th, 2014.

FFWD – Pride in a conservative culture

The now deceased arts publication FFWD Magazine’s 2014 Pride Cover Story by Alyssa Quirico, looks at the evolution of Pride in Calgary, August 21, 2014.

City TV’s Breakfast Television – Pride 2014 Preview

Check out Ted Henley’s interview with Kevin Allen previewing some of the stops on the Calgary Downtown Gay History Walk, August 20, 2014.

CBC Radio – Calgary Gay History Walk

The Eyeopener’s Paul Karchut takes us on a preview tour of the Calgary Gay History Walk with local historian Kevin Allen.  Broadcast May 3, 2013.

Gay Calgary and Edmonton Magazine – Queer History Project Returns

Published April, 2013 by Carey Rutherford.

Gay Calgary and Edmonton Magazine – Calgary Gay History Project

Exploring Calgary’s secret history of the 50’s and 60’s.  Published October, 2012 by Carey Rutherford.

The Gauntlet – Uncovering Calgary’s proud past

Kevin Allen explores the secret history of Calgary’s queer community.  Published September 13, 2012 by Sean Willett.

 

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