Interview with Joe Sadowski about The Canadian Tribute to Human Rights, 1989 September 10

Title

Interview with Joe Sadowski about The Canadian Tribute to Human Rights, 1989 September 10

Date

1989-09-10

Description

In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on September 10, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Joe Sadowski about The Canadian Tribute to Human Rights. Sadowski is the executive director of the first Canadian monument to human rights (built in Ottawa, Canada) as opposed to a war memorial. Sadowski describes the Tribute as a liberating monument that celebrates life and says that the lesbian and gay community in Canada has been a driving force behind the creation of the monument, carrying out fundraising appeals and volunteering for the cause. Sadowski also speaks about American misconceptions of Canada and discusses the LGBTQ community in Canada. He says that the LGBTQ groups in Canada are becoming more organized politically and socially. Stickel and Sadowski also discuss the AIDS crisis in Canada and what facilities, groups, and resources are available in various cities in Canada for people impacted by AIDS.

Creator

Boston's Other Voice

Subject

Sadowski, Joe; Canadian Tribute to Human Rights; Ottawa-Carleton (Ont.); Human rights; Radio programs; Boston (Mass.); Lesbians; Gay men; Bisexuals; Transgender people

Contributor

Stickel, Peter

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

Copyright restrictions may apply. Email info@historyproject.org for more information.

Type

Sound

Format

audio/mp3

Identifier

THP-046-BOV-072_19890910

Duration

29:56

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Citation

Boston's Other Voice, “Interview with Joe Sadowski about The Canadian Tribute to Human Rights, 1989 September 10,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed November 13, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/173.

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