#26: Outcasts

“There was this omerta of silence. You did not out another gay person…you could lose them their job, their livelihood, and even their freedom.” Historian Hugh Brewster revisits the early years of Canada’s gay rights revolution


Chris Berube is an Audio Producer at Slate Magazine. He is a former podcast producer and host for The Walrus.

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