The LGBT Purge in Canada: A forgotten history with Michelle Douglas
About this event
Join the James W . Burns Leadership Institute to kick off the 2021-22 season of the Leadership for our times: The critical issues series on Wednesday, October 20 at 5pm with a leadership talk from Michelle Douglas.
Michelle served as an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces from 1986 – 1989. Despite a distinguished service record, she was honorably discharged after being deemed “Not Advantageously Employable Due to Homosexuality”.
Join us as Michelle takes us through her journey as a veteran, a survivor of Canada’s “LGBT Purge” and an activist in the movement to seek legal equality for the LGBT2Q+ community over the past 30 years.