This zine is produced by QUIRK-E Ziners. It documents the experiences of the authors during COVID-19 in Vancouver, British Columbia in a compilation of written text and images. The Zine reads "Layout and editing: Val Innes, Photographs: credited throughout unless they are stock photos. QUEERING COVID is self published and printed by Qmunity in 2020." Part of the introduction page reads "This Zine was conceived because a group of Queer seniors, River Glen, Val Innes, Gayle Roberts, and Ellen Woodsworth, the Ziners in the Queer Imaging and Riting Kollective, thought our personal and shared experiences of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic needed to be documented."
This pdf with text and images describes the experience of Gail Lasiuk during the pandemic in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan working at the Health Sciences Supply Center (HSSC) at the University of Saskatchewan and as a member of the CUPE 1975 union. Dated September 2020. Gail Lasiuk's story reads "I am a 65 year old woman. I will continue to draw a pay cheque as long as I can, because like many Canadian workers, I cannot afford to retire. I am very grateful that I have a union looking out for me. I know that many Canadian women do not have unions. I know firsthand, that we need better income protections, work and training opportunities, higher wages, guaranteed sick days and other benefits for working people."
Interview with Debbie Mathers, editor of Pandora, July 2008. Pandora was a feminist periodical based in Halifax active from 1985-1994. Interviewed by Barbara M. Freeman as part of an oral history project on feminists in alternative media. Barbara wrote about feminist periodicals in a chapter of her book ''Beyond Bylines'' (2011).
Transcript for the interview with Jacques Henripin, advisor on the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, Montreal, 5 June 1995. Interviewed by Barbara M. Freeman in Montreal. Jacques Henripin was an academic in demography and economics, founder and head of the demography department at Université de Montréal, and awarded of the Order of Canada in 1988.
Transcript for interview with Doris Ogilvie, November 26, 1995, by phone. Interviewed by Barbara M. Freeman. Doris Ogilvie was a judge and activist who advocated for the rights of women and children, Deputy Judge of the Juvenile Court, Deputy Judge of the Provincial Court in New Brunswick, and chair of the Canadian Commission of the International Year of the Child in 1979.
Transcript for interview with Angela Burke Kerrigan, Public Relations Officer for the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, in Knowlton, Eastern Townships, QC, August 27, 1995. Interview by Barbara M. Freeman
Corrected transcript for interview with Florence Bird, Chair of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, Ottawa, November 18, 1992. Interview by Barbara M. Freeman. Florence was a was a senator, journalist, broadcaster and author.
Transcript for the oral history interview with Penny Early feminist and social worker in Sudbury, Ontario. Topics include: Sudbury, social work, homelessness, pornography, Sudbury Women's Centre. Note: two songs are recorded at the end of the recording, Penny's husband Rob Tough accompanied Penny in singing "Bread and Roses".
Transcript for June 7th oral history interview with Wendy Lawrence former member of the Ontario Committee on the Status of Women. Topics include: Ontario Committee on the Status of Women, Doris Anderson, women in government, CIDA, women in development.