Month: June 2016

Summer Work Study: My First Few Weeks at the Collaboratory/Taryn Parker


  Hi there!  name is Taryn Parker and I was recently taken on as a Social Media Specialist for the Oral History Collaboratory.  I’m going into my third year at University of Toronto St. George Campus studying Women and Gender Studies and Sexual Diversity Studies. Although I was hired to operate social media, I’ve had the pleasure to work with multiple ongoing projects at the collaboratory. I will be working on making this site more […]

More video training @ CLGA!


Now that our interviews are well underway for our oral history project on the de- & re-listing of Sex Reassignment Surgery (funding) in Ontario, our team is becoming more experienced and continuing to develop our videography and interviewing skills. This past week we conducted training at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, giving us all a chance to become more proficient in the use of our video and lighting equipment, and preparing new team members to act […]