Fonds - Khush: South Asian Gay Men of Toronto fonds

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Khush: South Asian Gay Men of Toronto fonds

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  • 1980-2006 (Creation)
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    Khush: South Asian Gay Men of Toronto

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1.87 metres of textual, graphic, publications, and artifacts.

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(1980-2006)

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Khush: South Asian Gay Men of Toronto was founded in 1987. The group organized meetings for queer South Asians, and later broadened their membership to include women, becoming Khush: South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association. Remaining active until 1998 the organization ran a variety of queer South Asian community events, one being the annual Desh Pardesh (until 2001), spotlighting South Asian culture, art, and politics. In 1989 Khush founded the first South Asian gay and lesbian newspaper in Toronto, and Avec Pyar, a quarterly zine.

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Records of Khush, as assembled by Nelson Carvalho, long time member and president, consisting of files on the administration of Khush itself, its publications (especially its newsletter, Khush Khayal), and numerous South Asian organizations associated with Khush. Includes correspondence, financial records, notes, drafts of Khush Khayal, press clippings and articles, photographs, slides, posters, and banners.

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Membership and subscription lists are closed until June 13, 2016. All other records are open to researchers.

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Researchers wishing to publish materials must obtain permission in writing from the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives as the physical owner. Researchers must also obtain clearance from the holder(s) of any copyrights in the materials. Note that the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives can grant copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold the copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for all other materials directly from the copyright holder(s).

Preferred citation: Khush: South Asian Gay Men of Toronto, 2007-081, Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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