Before The Parade Index

This is an index of Before The Parade, RebeccaRose's book about activism and the early days of the LGBT community in Nova Scotia 1972-1884. The book, published in 2020, is in bookstores and libraries.

This index was a volunteer project done by the Halifax Rainbow Encyclopedia. Please send any changes or errata to publisher DanielMacKay or btp-updates@gay.hfxns.org

If the Term on the left is a link, that'll take you to that page in the Halifax Rainbow Encyclopedia. The H•R•E link on the right will show all the pages that reference that term.

TermPage(s) in Before The Parade or the H•R•E
1585 Barrington St see The Green Lantern BuildingH•R•E
1588 Barrington St see The TurretH•R•E
1586 Granville St see RumoursH•R•E
2112 Gottingen St see RumoursH•R•E
Abbott, Frank 39, 175
abortion 85
Abortion Information Referral Service (AIRS)85
Acadia University 65, 76, 86, 150
Africville 94
Alternate Book Shop48, 50-52, 59, 105, 131, H•R•E
Anarcha-Feminist (group)86, H•R•E
Apollo Bath132, H•R•E
Arrows Club 112
Association for Sexual Knowledge (ASK)24
Assocication of Canadian Transexuals (ACT)25, 39
Atlantic Canada Pride GuideCopyright page, for cover design, H•R•E
Atlantic Gay Conference68, 70, 88+5 (photo), 88+7 (photo), H•R•E
Atlantic History and Archives Network173, H•R•E
Atlantic Provinces Political Lesbians for Equality (APPLE)6, 65, 68, 72, 91-93, 95-96, 117-118, H•R•E
AuCoin, Cheryl 152
Aucoin, ChrisCopyright page, for cover design, 14, 172, 177, H•R•E
Avmaat, Sara 162
Ayotte, David 88+5 (photo)
Baldwin, James 44, 151
Barkley, Jackie 88+2 (photo), 88+7 (photo), 141
Before the Parade (magazine article)7, 168, 177, H•R•E
Bell, Meredith1, 86-87, 88+4 (photo), 93, 155, 171, 175, H•R•E
Bernard, Kim 141
Billard, Joanie 113 (photo)
black community see intersectionality
Black Inmates Association 77
Black Student's Union 94
Black United Front (BUF)77
[[JoanneBond?|Bond, Joanne]]107, H•R•E
Boon, Jacob 177
Borden, Walter1, 26-27, 30, 77-78, 97, 102, 105, 112, 144, 175, H•R•E
Boys In The Band (play)50
Brenton Street Women's Centre16, 40, 80, H•R•E
Brister, Nancy 1, 16-18, 28-30, 31 (photo), 32, 35, 40, 53, 72, 80, 91, 95, 124, 159, 168, 175
Brown, Linda 126
Bryan, Brenda Rebecca1, 84, 89 (photo), 88+1 (photo), 88+2 (photo), 124, 127-128, 130-131, 143, 155-156, 158-159, 163, 165-166, 175, H•R•E
Bryant, Anita 69
Bryony House85, 153-156, H•R•E
bTheatrical Company (theatre company)73
Burns, Tom2, 29, 32 (photo), 37, 39-40, 42-44, 46-52, 59-60, 68, 88+5 (photo), 105, 175, H•R•E
Camp Hill Cemetery27, 65, 144, H•R•E
Canada Customs 59
Canadian Armed Forces 88, 89, 139, 146-147, 148, 166
Criminal Code Amendments, Bill C-15024
Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives 7, 172
Canadian Union of Postal Workers 82
Canadian University Press (CUP)57
Canadian War On Queers (book)72, 89, 139, 147-148, H•R•E
Candlelight Lounge30, H•R•E
Carter, Arthur145, H•R•E
Case, Darlene 81
Cavanagh, Dale 111
CBC63, 65, 71, 88+5 (photo), 139, H•R•E
CBC Radio challenge55-57, 58 (photo), 59, H•R•E
CBC Television 43
censorship 59-60, 61 (photo)
Center for Art Tapes (CFAT)138
CFDR (radio station)57-58
[[GeorginaChambers?|Chambers, Georgina]]60, 71, 93, H•R•E
CHNS (radio station)57-58
Chronicle Herald / Mail Star57, H•R•E
Church of England Institute97-98, H•R•E
cinema 111-112
Citadel Hill27, H•R•E
CJCH (radio station)58
Clausson, Nils32, 39-40, 44-45, H•R•E
Club 777 (also see Thee Klub)6, 16, 29-30, 32-33, 39, 42, H•R•E
Club Unusual 112
coming out 43, 48, 109
community centre 101
Community Homophile Association of Toronto (CHAT)39
Condon's (bar)35-36, H•R•E
Conference for Lesbians And Gay Men 68, 70 (photo)
conflict between men and women 77-78, 111, 114-116, 129, 135
conversion therapy 46-47
Council of the Women's Acton Coalition (WAC/NS)77
Cow Bay Picnic88+3 (photo), 135-136, H•R•E
cruising areas27-28, 41, 65, H•R•E
Currie, Andrea2, 127, 140-142, 157, 160, 173-175, H•R•E
Dalhousie Gazette 28, 40, 56-57, 59, 86-87, 175
Dalhousie University (incl. Student Union)43, 50, 54-55, 71, 85, 94, 134, 162, 173, H•R•E
Dalhousie Women's Centre153-154, H•R•E
Damien, John 69 (photo)
Dann, Hugo73, H•R•E
Dartmouth 112
Dartmouth Free Press (newspaper)58
David's (bar) see Thee KlubH•R•E
Derrick, Anne 163
DeYoung, Jim2, 27-28, 30, 32, 38, 41, 46, 110, 134, H•R•E
Diane 39, 41-43, 46, 48
Dingle, Pat 126
Dobson, Keith "Kitty"100, H•R•E
drag 33, 63, 88+8 (photo), 105-106, 110-111, 113-114, 127
Dresden Arms31, 67, H•R•E
Duckworth, Muriel 26, 50, 88+1 (photo), 140-142
Dugas, Gaëtan145, H•R•E
Dyke and Trans March86, H•R•E
Dyke Corner115, H•R•E
Dyke Motor Inn (nickname for a house)84
Elderberries14, 17, H•R•E
Ellis, Graeme144-145, H•R•E
Enman, Wendell88+5 (photo), H•R•E
Equality Scholarship Fund35, H•R•E
Ertel, Bob143, H•R•E
Evergon 72
Ezzie (drag name) see Gibson, EmeraldH•R•E
Feener, Bernie 37
Flavelle, Genevieve 19, 118
Forrest House see YWCA
Four the Moment (women's singing group)140-142, 165
Frank's Restaurant 94
Frederickson, Dr Bob99, 145, H•R•E
Fredericton Lesbians and Gays (FLAG)88+4 (photo), 135
Friedan, Betty 84
Friends of the Khyber (group)123
Fulton, Anne2, 6, 8 (photo), 17, 23, 29-30, 32-34, 37-43, 48, 52-53, 62-63, 65, 69 (photo), 72, 88+6 (photo), 90-93, 95, 101, 117, 125, 147, 150-152, 158, 173, 175, H•R•E
GAE6, 9, 12, 18, 22, 29, 32-33, 49-50, 52, 54-60, 62-63, 65-68, 72, 74-75, 77-78, 88+4 (photo), 88+6 (photo), 90, 97-99, 101-104, 107, 117, 121, 124-126, 129-130, 132-135, 138, 143, 145-147, 159, 168, 173, H•R•E
GAE, internal conflict 46-47, 77-78, 126
GAE, newsletter / Have You Heard38 (photo), 49, 61 (photo), 71, 76-77, 120, 124, 126, 128, 132, 160, H•R•E
GAE office locations 50, 122
GAE, origin 23-26, 34, 37-48, 74
GAE, restart in 197550
GAE Speaker's Bureau 54-55, 134-135
Gaezette145, H•R•E
Gahagan, Jaqueline 173
Garden View Restaurant105, H•R•E
Garmaise, David 56
Gay AA54, H•R•E
Gay And Lesbian Association (GALA) see GAE171, H•R•E
Gay Artists, Musicans, and Entertainers Society (GAMES)107, 108 (photo), H•R•E
Gay Health Association99, 145, H•R•E
GayHalifax Wiki (see Halifax Rainbow Encyclopedia)
Gayline6, 29, 41-42, 50, 52-53, 55-58, 62, 88+5 (photo), 138, 169, H•R•E
Gaynor, Rand101, 117, 138, H•R•E
Gays And Lesbians Against The Right Everywhere (GLARE)72, 132
Gesner, Sharon 107, 109, 120, 135
Gibson, Emerald / Ezzie52-53, 107, 131, H•R•E
Gilbert, Rosemary 73
Giles, Reg2, 14-15, 88+4 (photo), 103-107, 114, 116, 121-122, 136, 175, H•R•E
Gillis, Bill, MLA 45
Gillis, Neil (manager of the Jury Room)60-61, H•R•E
Gilmer-Osborne, Beck 19
Ginger's (bar)93
Glad Day Bookshop (Toronto)59
Glad Rag (DalOUT newsletter)111
Glitter Bean Café16, 22, H•R•E
Gordon, Bill116, H•R•E
Graham, Diann2, 78-79, 82, 85-86, 124, 150-151, 153, 156, 158, 161, 163-164, 167, 172, 175, H•R•E
Grant, Deborah (city councillor)151
Granville Lunch 29
Gray, David2, 32, 39, 42-44, 50, 101-102, H•R•E
Green Lantern Building22, 29, 32-33, 37, 42-43, 103, 109, H•R•E
Greenspun, Ava 72
Groups Dynamic (book)26, 82-84, 86-87, 91-92, 95, 117, 153, 166, 172, 175, H•R•E
Guilbault, Diane2, 84, 86, 88+4 (photo), 95, 151, 152-153, 154-155, 156 (photo), 159, 162, 175, H•R•E
Haley, Clairemarie78, 107, 135, H•R•E
Halifax, City 45
Halifax Help Line 34, 41-42, 53, 56
Halifax Police Department 67
Halifax police strike 110
Halifax Rainbow Encyclopedia14-15, 27, 33, 35, 41, 47, 136, 145, 175, H•R•E
Halifax Shopping Centre 28
Halifax Women's Housing Co-op162-167, H•R•E
Hannon, Gerald 72
Have You Heard (newsletter) see GAE newsletterH•R•E
Hawkes, Brent (MCC)72, 132
Hazel 109
health 49, 52, 54, 99
Heidelberg, The31, 97-99, 107, H•R•E
HIV/AIDS 21-22, 53, 105, 143-146, 170
Holden-Bingham, Ruth 87
Holmes, Susan3, 86-87, 92, 95, 100, 114, 151, 158, 162-166, 175, H•R•E
Hope Cottage 95, 128
Human RIghts Act, Nova Scotia 44-45, 62, 68
Human Rights Commission 62
Hurlbert, John145, H•R•E
In Struggle (socialist group)
International Women's Day 82, 84, 88+7 (photo), 92, 151, 152 (photo), 157 (photo), 158, 162
intersectionality 20-22, 26, 35, 45, 94, 77-78, 112-114, 125, 128, 134, 142, 147, 169
Izzard, Lorne3, 22, 30, 34-35, 78, 88+4 (photo), 97, 112, 113 (photo), 114, 119-120, 123, 124, 144, 147, 175, H•R•E
Jackson, Ed (writer, The Body Politic)73-74
James, Barbara 3, 18-19, 71, 85, 134, 175
Jaynes, Allie 41, 54, 102, 175
Jerri (drag name)107
Jerry / Nunya and Her Business 113
Johnston, Al (CBC president)56
JUKA (group)14, H•R•E
Jury Room, The31, 60, 62-65, 64 (photo), 101-102, H•R•E
Kansas, Jane19, H•R•E
Keating, Lulu 111
Keith, Al (Jury Room owner)62, H•R•E
Kennedy, Randy / Lily Champagne / Laverne3, 63, 65, 67, 88+3 (photo), 88+8 (photo), 99, 107-111, 113, 120, 122, 127, 131, 136, 143-144, 175, H•R•E
Khyber Building (name for 1588 Barrington Street)19, 97, 123, H•R•E
Kinsman, Gary see Canadian War On QueersH•R•E
Klippert, Everett 24
Kolansinka, Weisa 73
La Forte, Al 37
Last, Terry 73
Laverne (drag name) see Kennedy, RandyH•R•E
LBR (bar)30-31
Lechinsky, Naomi 3, 141, 151, 156, 160-163, 166-167, 170, 175
Ledoux, Paul73, H•R•E
Leith, Jennifer 130
lesbian / feminist conflict 84, 91, 96
Lesbian And Gay Pride Day Committee of Toronto 72
lesbian butch/femme culture 9-10, 109, 115, 117
Lesbian Memory Keepers workshop / We Dreamed Of Another Way Of Being14, 85, 158, 162, 172, 175, H•R•E
Lesbian Mothers Defence Fund 81
lesbian separatism 90, 127, 158-160
lesbian social scene 28-30, 33, 80, 82, 88, 114-115
LesbianCanadaLesbienne (publication)91, H•R•E
Lewis, John 97
Lily Champagne (drag name) see Kennedy, RandyH•R•E
Lloyd, Beth Ann 156
Lobster Trap Cabaret31, H•R•E
Logeman, Nancy 126
Lynch, Michael (GAE lawyer)132
MacKay, Dan14, 175, H•R•E
MacKay, Karen 118
!MacNeil, Katherine3, 28-29, 72, 124, 169-170, 175, H•R•E
MacNeil, Rita (singer)153
MacNeil, Scott3, 35-36, 144, 175, H•R•E
MacSwain, Jim / James3, 19, 57, 59-60, 62, 72-74, 76 (photo), 78, 88+7 (photo), 101, 102, 107, 114, 135, 136, 137 (photo), 138, 144, 146, 170, 175, H•R•E
Maggie's Farm 91, 92 (photo)
Making Waves (magazine)133-134, H•R•E
Mancini, Mary Ann4, 17-18, 41, 54-55, 57, 63, 69 (photo), 88+5 (photo), 102, 175, H•R•E
marches 68, 73, 88+5 (photo), 88+8 (photo), 170
Martin, Darrell 145
Martinez, Anitalouise4, 130-131, 154-156 (photo), 171, 175, H•R•E
Mattachine Society 42
McCurdy, George (Human Rights Commission)62
McDonough, Alexa 88+6 (photo), 112
McMahon, Jackie 162
McMullin, Ann 4, 33-34
Meat Rack27, H•R•E
Meggs, Peter (CBC Public Affairs)56
mental illness model 46
Mermaid and the Cow Campground14, H•R•E
Metcalfe, Robin4, 6-7, 8 (photo), 10, 12, 14-15, 19, 27-28, 32, 34, 39, 42, 48, 49-53, 51 (photo), 57-59, 62-63, 66, 68, 71, 74, 78, 88+5 (photo), 88+7 (photo), 97-101, 105, 116-117, 120, 126, 134-135, 138, 145, 147, 168, 171, 173, 175, H•R•E
Metropolitan Community Church 72, 132
Mi'kmaw community see intersectionality
military see Canadian Armed Forces
Miller, Tommy / Sugar32, 105-107, 109, 115, 119, H•R•E
Millett, Carol4, 15, 19, 28, 30, 82, 133, 140, 155, 163-164, 166, 175, H•R•E
Milne, Judi 130
Miss Gay Halifax (drag title)33, 111
Mormons 103
Morris Street apartments109-110, H•R•E
Mount Allison University 136
Mount St Vincent University7, 28, 82, 128, 158, H•R•E
MOVEment for Citizens' Voice and Action50, 91-92, H•R•E
movies see cinema
Murphy, Lynn4, 22, 60, 63, 74, 78, 84, 88+6 (photo), 88+7 (photo), 114-115, 126, 132, 134-135, 146, 152, 154-155, 159-160, 165, 169, 171, 175, H•R•E
music 34, 100, 101, 104, 107, 109, 111, 120, 129, 130, 160
National Action Committee on the Status of Women 77
National Gay Election Coalition (NGEC)40
National Gay Rights Coalition (NGRC)8, 56, 68, 81
NDP (political party)88+6 (photo), 111
Neal, Gord (Dal Student Union president)57
[[RustyNeal?|Neal, Rusty]]130, 151, H•R•E
Nepean, Greg30, H•R•E
Neptune Theatre62, 77, H•R•E
New Service Restaurant 30
Nimmo, Sandra 4, 81, 85, 94-95, 116, 158-159, 175
Nolan, Faith 4, 78, 93, 104, 111, 175
North Branch Library 94
Norton, D 67
Nova Scotia Coalition Against the KKK 134
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD)117, 118, 166-167
Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children 93
Nova Scotia Liquor Licensing Board 125
Nova Scotia Project 112
Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project (NSRAP)6, 14, 172, H•R•E
NS provincial politics 112
O'Neill, Bob70 (photo), 88+5 (photo), H•R•E
Odin's Eye (bar)93
Oscar Wilde Bookshop (New York)59
"Patient Zero" see Dugas, GaëtanH•R•E
Pandora156, H•R•E
Parsons, Chris 88+4 (photo)
Payne, Cheryl 129
Peanut Butter And Jam Sandwich (story cycle)14-15, 105, 136, 175, H•R•E
Pearce, Margo 72
Peenee (drag name)105, 113
Pepall, Diane 86
Piccadilly Tavern / Club30, 104, H•R•E
Pink Triangle Day6, 12-13, 112, H•R•E
Pink Triangle Press see The Body Politic
PJ's Fast Food 29
Point Pleasant Park 27
police surveillance & harassment 41
Prairie Woman (newspaper)73
Preston 113
Pride Nova Scotia71, 96, 169, H•R•E
provincial legislation 44
Public Gardens 27
puppet show protest, 197760
purge (military homophobic)89, 139, 148-149
Pusztai, Bill 27, 41
Pye, Debbie 88+5 (photo)
Queer Looking, Queer Acting (book)7, 14, 19, 117, H•R•E
race, racism see intersectionality
RCMP 68, 89, 122, 153
Reclaim the Night see Take Back the NightH•R•E
Red Herring Cooperative Books14, 59, 87, 92, 138, 159, H•R•E
Reel Life (women's media collective)93
Reflections (bar)122, H•R•E
Reflections In A Mirror Ball (story cycle)15, 35-36, 145, 175, H•R•E
Regan, Gerald (premier)86,
Registry of Joint Stock Companies 43,
Richardson, Clyde44, 68, 76, 118, 145,, H•R•E
Roach, Dean / Dene88+5 (photo), 107,, H•R•E
Roberge, Denise (Red Herring)59,
Rose, Rebecca (author)6-9, 19, 86, 171-172, H•R•E
Ross, Becki L.73,
Rumours14, 30, 88+1 (photo), 107, 122, 124-132, 143, 168-169, 171, H•R•E
Saint Mary's University 43, 62-63, 71 (photo), 135, 138
[[MikeSangster?|Sangster, Mike]]33-34, 175, H•R•E
Sanpaka Restaurant99, H•R•E
Seahorse Tavern 31
Second Story Women's Centre 77
Shepherd, Chris5, 27, 33, 60, 67, 77, 88+3 (photo),104-105, 110-112, 121, 136, 169, 175, H•R•E
Shirtlessness130, H•R•E
Singer, Verona 86, 156 (photo)
Spare Rib (magazine)86
Sparrow 111
Stockade Restaurant 30
Stonewall (1969 event)23
[[RobertStout?|Stout, Robert]]50, 55, 63, 88+5 (photo), H•R•E
Student Christian Movement 128
Sugar (drag name) see Miller, TommyH•R•E
Take Back the Night85-87, 88 (photo), 88+4 (photo), 92-93, 153-154, 162, H•R•E
Tetlock, K 88+4 (photo), 156 (photo)
The 4th Estate (magazine)56, 58, 60, 62-63
The Body Politic / Pink Triangle Press 25, 27, 50, 51 (photo), 52, 56, 60, 62-63, 65, 68-69, 72-74, 78, 81, 107, 131, 135, 143, 172, 175
The Bus Stop Theatre77, H•R•E
The Canadian War On Queers (book)122
The Coast (magazine)6, 15, 17, 177, H•R•E
The Fifth Estate (CBC TV program)139
The House That Jill Built: A Lesbian Nation in Formation 73
The Night They Raided Truxx (play)73-74, 75 (photo), H•R•E
The Other Side (initial name of The Turret)100
The Sisters Lightship Collective (magazine)87, 91, 93, 151, H•R•E
The Triangle (cruising area)12, 27, 65-66, 131, 144, H•R•E
The Turret8 (photo), 14, 22, 30-31, 68, 72-74, 84, 88, 88+4 (photo), 88+6 (photo), 92-93, 95, 97-123, 98 (photo), 102 (brochure photo), 115 (photo), 124-127, 130, 132, 144-145, 147, 151, 168-170, H•R•E
The Turret fights 115-116, 120
The Turret Management Committee 116, 120-121
The Turret murals / Tits'n'Lipstick 117-118, 119 (photo)
The Turret Social Membership Survey (1978)104, 114-116, 121
The Voice (magazine)58, 62, 65, 90, H•R•E
Thee Klub22, 29, 32 (photo), 33-34, 42-43, 50, 88, H•R•E
[[EdThibodeau?|Thibodeau, Ed]]78, 121, H•R•E
Tits'n'Lipstick (mural) see Turret mural
Toronto bars 104
Toronto Gay Action 40
Toronto Gay Pride Week 39
Tracey, Cyril 126
trans 19-20, 161
Trask, Anthony (Tony)5, 8, 7, 53, 55, 65-66, 72, 77, 88+1 (photo), 99-103, 118, 132, 143, 146, 175, H•R•E
Trask, Deborah5, 9, 21, 62, 73, 76-77, 88+2 (photo), 94-96, 100-102, 112, 117, 120-123, 130, 133-134, 145-147, 168-169, 175, H•R•E
Travis 113
Trudeau, Pierre 24
Uniacke Square 113
United Spinsters (group)166
Universalist Unitarian Church43, 49, 172, H•R•E
Veith House6, 82, 157, H•R•E
Victoria General Hospital 41, 46
violence, homophobia, transphobia 9, 16, 28, 41, 45, 48, 53, 57, 66-68, 75-76, 80-81, 97-99, 119-120,
Voice of Women (peace organization)140-142, 152, 156
Wages Due Lesbians 81
Walton, Glenn76, H•R•E
Warren, Diane5, 32-34, 41, 173, H•R•E
Watts, Cynthia 38
We Demand an Apology Network (group)89-90, 148
We Dreamed of Another Way of Being (publication) see Lesbian Memory Keepers WorkshopH•R•E
Welsh, Kathleen 126
Wild Wimmin's Weekend 158
Wilson, Alex (The Body Politic)60
Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW)152, 156
Women's Employment Outreach 84-85
Women's Place, A (women's centre)83-84
Women's Words (newsletter)84
Wood, Darl5, 88, 88+1 (photo), 89, 138-140, 148-149, 152-153, 155, 171, 175, H•R•E
Woodlawn Mall 65
Woolco (washroom)67
Wormwoods Dog and Monkey Cinema111, H•R•E
Youth Employment Society (YES)99
Youth Health Clinic 99
YWCA / Forrest House 83-85, 92, 157, 163
Zdunich, Allan 56