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On November 12, 2015, there was a unique opportunity to hear Robert Pilon and his guests present his new book « Modèles recherchés: L’homosexulaité et la bisexualité racontée autrement » (Looking for Models: A collection of Stories about Homosexuality and Bisexuality) published by Guy Saint-Jean Éditeur in Spring 2015.

Thursday, November 12th 2015

6 to 8 PM

UQAM – room DS1950 Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève

V-70 Modeles recherches

Why collect testimonials from people who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual in 2015? What are the challenges that arise from such a project? And what do readers think of these public “models”?

The conference addressed the process of making this collection of testimonials and the impact the book has had so far, on those who tells their stories, publics who listen to them and on the fight to eliminate prejudice and homophobia more generally.

This event was open to the public and took place in French. 

Books were be available for purchase at the event for the fixed price of 25$ (cash only) and are available at the Jasmin COOP UQAM bookstore (room J-M205, metro level, Pavillon Judith-Jasmin, UQAM).

The poster for the event.