Episode 257

On LGBTQ Mental Health and the Theatre Pt 2


December 18th, 2023

26 mins 53 secs

Season 2

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About this Episode

This week, Katelyn Doyle, Communications and Marketing Manager at Distress and Crisis Ontario, and Jonnie Lombard, trans theatre creator, explore mental health and queerness within the theatre community and industry. They speak about the responsibility artists, organizations and audiences have in amplifying queer voices and work. Visit https://www.canadiantheatre.com/dict.pl?action=index for more information about the history of Canadian Theatre. This is part two of a two part series.

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