KevinCrombie fonds

This is a description of one of the fonds from KevinCrombie in the RainbowSeniorsArchive.

Donor: KevinCrombie

Kevin says:

I was an activist in the community from 1988 to 1994. These are my personal files from several of the organizations I was involved in. This includes:

The catalog is available at the Dal archives here.

The LGRNS lobby was the first time a queer community successfully lobbied a Conservative government to change its human rights act in Canada. It did this through an organized, coordinated and professional lobbying effort over a period of roughly two years. It also marked a transition fro the Halifax queer community from the grassroots, working-class organizations that had sustained it through the 1970s and 80s, to a professional-class organization composed of lawyers, social workers, university professors and journalists. The lobby was textbook perfect and was used as a case study for several years at DalhousieUniversity.