Fonds - Mary Woo Sims fonds

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Mary Woo Sims fonds

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  • 1991-1995 (Creation)
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    Sims, Mary-Woo

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16 cm of textual records

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Mary-Woo Sims was born in Hong Kong and is a Canadian social justice activist, politician, and former chief commissioner of the British Columbia Human Rights Commission, where she helped found a rape crisis centre and was awarded the Chinese Canadian National Council’s Chinese Canadian Pioneer Award. Sims has advocated for lesbian, gay and, same-sex spousal rights for many years, co-chairing the Campaign for Equal Families.

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Fonds consists of records documenting the involvement of Mary-Woo Sims with the Campaign for Equal Families and the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Ontario.

Included are fact sheets, notes, leaflets, agendas and minutes, correspondence, briefs and reports, press releases, financial records, lists, speeches, legislation, press clippings, and other textual material.

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The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

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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: Mary-Woo Sims, 2012-082, Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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