|episode twenty-five||season two|
|original broadcast||Tuesday, 97.06.24|
Toronto Megacity vs. Our Community
|Susan Fairbairn examines the impact of Bill 103 (which amalgamates Toronto into one "monster-city") on the lesbian and gay community. Susan talks with Toronto Mayor Barbara Hall, Executive Director of the 519 Community Center Allison Kemper, and John Sewell from Citizens for Local Democracy on what they feel will be outcome for our community.|
Where's That Federal AIDS Strategy?
|10% covers the April 4th demonstration against the federal governments' cessation of the National AIDS Strategy with insights from Maggie Atkinson of "AIDS Action Now" and Louise Binder from "Voices of Positive Woman." Henry Wright, Executive Director of the Liberal Party of Canada, gives his response.|
Preparations for the Pride & Remembrance Run 1997
|Alan Belaiche talks about - and invites people to join - the upcoming Pride & Remembrance Run to raise money for the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives and the AIDS Memorial.|
Rainbow Lions Club of Toronto
|10% looks at "The Rainbow Lions Club of Toronto" (416.410.0246) and talks with President Ron Finnigan about the club's history and where it's going. Raija Rosenthal, past Governor of Lions International talks about what the organization stands for and its place in the lesbian and gay community. We also meet some of the club's beneficiaries: Wanda Infield of Christos Community church tells us about their "Community Meals Program" and how it has grown; Mary Addison, Director of the Sexual Assault Care Center at Woman's College Hospital talks about the care they provide for sexual assault victims including medical, psychological, crisis counseling and follow-up counseling services and group therapy; Steve Meredith talks about the "Street Outreach Services" (S.O.S.) which provide a broad range of services for street youth. Kelly Breau of the Rainbow Lions talks about their support for Princess Margaret Lodge and Canine Vision Canada. The segment concludes with Chris Delaney talking about his upcoming cross-Canada "Ride For Sight" run to raise funds for the R.T. Foundation.|
"The 10% Event"
|Joey, Liz and Brian invite you to come out to the "10% Event," a Pride Week fundraising event at Boots Warehouse, June 26th, 1997.|
Out-Takes: "Who on TV do You want to see Come Out?"
|With "Ellen" fever on "mainstream" TV, Gordon MacKeracher asks the question, "What mainstream TV character would you like to see come out?"|
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