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Winnipeg Gay Media Collective
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CA UMASC Mss 42, PC 292-A2008-067-002
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1977 - 1993 (Creation)
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0.56 m of textual records.
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The Winnipeg Gay Media Collective began in 1980 from a small group of gay activists whom had produced weekly half-hour radio programs, starting in 1978, on the University of Manitoba radio station CJUM-FM (Gay Christian Witness and Gaysweek). These programs were initially sponsored by the gay non-denominational organization Council on Homosexuality & Religion. From the closing of CJUM in the spring of 1980, the Winnipeg Gay Media Collective began with the broadcasting of a new weekly gay half-hour TV program on cable channel 13 called Coming Out! The program ran from 1980 to 1986 and featurred interviews with both local and international gay and non-gay guests. The topics of each broadcast were varied but focused on gay cultural, social and political issues.
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Textual records relating to the operations of the Winnipeg Gay Media Collective as well as their cable access tv program Coming Out.
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The Winnipeg Gay Media Collective original tapes can be found in Series 006 - Audio Visual Collection - Subseries 01 - Coming Out!
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No further accruals are expected.