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"Waves of Pride" pin

Item is one round, black pin with a triangular rainbow in the centre. The rainbow is overlaid with that purple text reading "2000" and white text below that reads "Waves of Pride".

Karen Andrews "we are family" pin

Item is one round, pink pin that reads "We are Family" in the center and "Karen Andrews/ Local 1996 Access to OHIP Committee" around the outside.

Lynn Murphy fonds

  • MS-15-3
  • Collection
  • 1972 - 1996
Fonds contains graphic materials collected by Lynn Murphy through her association with the Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA) of Nova Scotia, and participation in organizing Halifax Pride marches and parades, in addition to other LGBT initiatives in Halifax. Fond contains one series of posters, banners, and flags produced or collected by GALA for use in Pride marches and parades, as well as other political demonstrations, GALA meetings, and dances, or relating to event held at Rumours bar. Fonds also contains posters for LGBT-related events in Halifax, posters for LGBT films, posters encouraging safe-sex practices and political activism, as well as Pride Guide mockups from 1996 and 1998.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Pink Triangle pin

Item is onepink pin in the shape of a triangle that reads "First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out- because I was not a Jew. Then they came for the communists and I did not speak out- because I was not a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out - because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for me - and there was no one left to speak out for me", a quote from Pastor Martin Niemoller who was taken by Nazis.

"Clan Mc Dyke" pin

Item is one round pin that reads "Clan Mc Dyke" from a Wild Women's [Womyn's/ Wimmins] Weekend.

"Pride '96" pin

Item is one round pin that reads "Halifax Pride 1996".

AIDS Coalition pins

File contains two round, light pink pins with the image of a triangle that reads "COALITION".

"Moving OUT" pin

Item is one square, pink pin that reads "Moving OUT Halifax 1993".

March on Washington pin

Item is one pin from the October 11, 1987 March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay rights.

Halifax Pride '88 pin

Item is one round, blue pin with a graphic of waves and a pink triangle that reads "HFX. PRIDE '88".

"Solidarite Pride" pin

Item is one black pin with a pink triangle that reads "Solidarite Pride Fierte" from the Canadian Labour Union.

L.G.R.N.S. Member pin

Item is one round, black pin with a purple triangle that reads "LGRNS MEMBER Fighting for HUMAN Rights" and dated April 1989.

LGRNS rubber stamp

File contains one rubber stamp that reads "Lesbian and Gay Rights Nova Scotia".

Video footage of LGRNS media coverage

  • MS-15-5.2020-008, Range A28 LGRNS Box, Disc 1
  • File
  • 1988 - 1989
  • Part of Anne Bishop fonds

File contains one DVD video recording containing media coverage about LGRNS and their work to protect sexual orientation under the human rights act in nova Scotia. Disc contains 12 media clips.

Don Murchy collection

  • MS-15-10
  • Collection
  • 1990-2014
Collection is comprised of materials collected by Don Murchy as part of his involvement with the TightRope Leather Brotherhood, a men's leather and denim club that operated in Nova Scotia from 1997-2007. Materials document TightRope operations, as well as the involvement of TightRope members in Mr. Atlantic Canada [M.A.C.] Leather contests and Halifax Fetish Ball events. Materials in this collection include administrative records, by-laws and guiding documents, membership lists, posters and other promotional materials, and photographs.

Murchy, Don

Anne Bishop fonds

  • MS-15-5
  • Fonds
  • [198-?] - 1998
Fonds includes materials created by, collected or about Lesbian and Gay Rights Nova Scotia [LGRNS], including a collection of pins.

Bishop, Anne Charlotte

Atlantic Provinces Political Lesbians for Equality (APPLE) pride banner

  • MS-15-3.2019-062, OS Box 15, Folder 5
  • File
  • [between 1985 and 1995]
  • Part of Lynn Murphy fonds

File contains one banner for Atlantic Provinces Political Lesbians for Equality (APPLE), used in a Pride parade, march, or demonstration and collected by the Gay and Lesbian Association. Banner is made of a white bedsheet with black fabric letters reading "APPLE" sewn on.

Lavender striped flag

File contains one cream coloured swallow-tailed gonfalon flag with two lavender stripes running diagonally across. Flag was used in demonstrations and marches organized by the Gay and Lesbian Association.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Human Rights Act banner

File contains one hand-painted banner produced or collected by the Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA). Banner is made from a brown piece of fabric and a white piece of fabric sewn together, and painted with black text that reads "Every person is free & equal in dignity & rights — NS Human Rights Act".

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

CODCO pink triangle pride banner

File contains one hand-painted banner made of white cotton fabric cover in purple handprints and other colourful brush marks, and featuring the acronym "CODCO" in black text painted over a large pink triangle. The banner was likely produced in relation to the Newfoundland-based comedy troupe CODCO's participation in the 1992 Halifax Pride parade.

In memoriam banner

File contains one handmade banner produced or collected by the Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA). Banner is a tie-dyed piece of white fabric with handwritten text in marker that reads "In Memoriam—Killed by Nazis—Killed by AIDS—Killed by Halifax—QUEER BASHERS", with tombstones drawn next to each line of text displaying the years during which members of the LGBT community were killed by each respectively entity.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Straight but not narrow banner

File contains one hand-painted banner produced or collected by the Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA). Banner is a white piece of fabric that features black and red text that reads "STRAIGHT but NOT NARROW" over top of a pink triangle.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Send a dyke to holland banner

File contains one banner produced or collected by the Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA), then called the Gay Alliance for Equality, for an unknown event in 1985. The banner is made of white fabric, and is drawn in the style of a Gaezette article. The banner features a drawing of a person standing in front of a windmill proclaiming with a headline that reads "Send a Dyke to Holland".

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

CODCO pink maple leaf banner

File contains one hand-painted banner. Banner is made of a white bedsheet decorated with a pink maple leaf and glitter glue with text that reads "CODCO" in the centre. Banner is was likely produced in relation to the Newfound-based comedy troupe CODCO's participation in the 1992 Halifax Pride parade.

Gay and Lesbian Association [GALA] pride banner

  • MS-15-3.2019-062, OS Box 15, Folder 6
  • File
  • [between 1988 and 1994]
  • Part of Lynn Murphy fonds

File contains one white canvas banner with black text that read "Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia". Banner was produced by GALA for use in a Halifax Pride parade.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Lesbian and Gay Pride 1990 banner

File contains one white banner produced or collected by the Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA) for the 1990 Halifax Pride parade featuring the text "We are family! Lesbian and Gay Pride 1990" and two interlocking venus symbols painted in overlapping black and pink text.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Halifax Pride 1992 banner

File contains one printed banner produced or collected by the Gay and Lesbian Association for Halifax Pride Week 1992. Banner is a piece of white fabric printed with black text that read "WE ARE FAMILY—HALIFAX PRIDE WEEK 1992", featuring a large image of a pink triangle overlaid by four interlocked venus and mars symbols.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Pride 1995 banner

File contains one hand-painted banner produced or collected by the Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA) for the 1995 Halifax Pride parade. Banner is painted on a white piece of fabric, and features pink text outlined in black that reads "PRIDE '95". Banner also features two black circles filled with pink triangles on either side of the text.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Gay and Lesbian Association [GALA] banner

  • MS-15-3.2019-065, OS Box 14, Folder 7
  • File
  • [between 1988-1994]
  • Part of Lynn Murphy fonds

File contains one banner produced by the Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia. Banner is made of a white bedsheet, and features the words "GALA N.S." painted in large black letters above the words "Gay and Lesbian Association" painted in purple, over a background of coloured paint splatters.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Demonstration banners and flags

Series contains banners and flags produced by members of the Gay and Lesbian Association for use in Pride marches, GALA meetings, and other political demonstrations in Nova Scotia.

Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia

Gay and Lesbian Association [GALA] posters, banners and flags

Series includes posters, banners and flags created or collected by the Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA) for various events. Series is divided into two subseries; one subseries of posters and negatives of posters for events held at Rumours, a bar owned and operated by GALA; and one subseries of banners and flags used during Pride marches, demonstrations, and GALA meetings.
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