1ers Outgames, Montréal 2006 présenter / present International Conférence internationale on LGBT Human Rights / sur les droits humains des LGBT, 26 au 29 juillet 2006 / 26 to 29 July 2006, Palais des congrés, Montréal : programme officiel / official programme =|First Outgames, Montreal 20006
Includes list of Canadian and International organizations who assisted with the organization of the Outgames and the conference.
Originally Montreal was to host the Gay Games, but there was some conflict with the American Gay Games Association, and Montreal's bid was cancelled ; Montreal went ahead with the games under the sponsorship of a new group who named themselves the Outgames, which were held in competition to the American Gay Games
Includes a list of gay males and lesbian teacher organizations.
Includes short profiles of the contributors
Contents: Preface / by Kevin Jennings [p. 11-14] -- Prologue : a letter to Jerry / by David Ellison [p. 15-16] -- Part 1: Memories [p. 17] -- I remember / by Kevin Jennings [p. 19-28] -- Skeleton key / by Hope E. Burwell [p. 29-38] -- Wanda and the wastebasket / by Arthur Lipkin [p. 39-49] -- Teaching with the heart / by Ron Ritchart [p.50-53] -- "It's the teachers! The teachers are coming out!" / by Pat McCart [p. 54-57] -- Riding the horse / by Warren J. Blumenfeld [p. 58-64] -- No regrets / by Garry Dowd [p. 65-69] -- Part 2: Journeys [p. 71] -- I have come here to die / by B. Michael Hunter [p. 73-77] -- You can't tell by looking at me / by Christine Robinson [p. 78-85] -- The Life beyond the vita / by John P. Pikala [p. 86-94] -- Shelly, Hallie, Jack, and me / by Blake Respini [p. 95-99] -- You can't tell him I'm not / by Ruth Irwin [p. 100-105] -- Straighforward, but not straight / by Steve Warrne [p. 106-110] -- Out in the country / by Kirk Bell [p. 111-116] -- I'd rather the honesty / by Sara Ford [p. 117-122] -- Yes, I am / by Jim Bridgman [p. 123-130] -- Coming out of the cloakroom / by Gary Campbell [p. 131-136] -- Part 3: Struggles [p. 137] -- One teacher in ten thousand out in Kentucky / by Tony Prince [p. 139-146] -- Ms G. is a lesbian / by Teri Gruenwald [p. 147-155] -- So what does happen when you answer "yes" to the "L" question / by Jacqui Griffin [p. 156-163] -- On being out in the classroom : dilemma or duty? / by Raymond Saint Pierre [p. 165-167] -- Say so to my face / by Leslie Brtek [p. 168-172] -- Get over it / by Karen Keough [p. 173-176] -- Insisting on ignorance : the paradox of witholding knowledge in our schools / David Brunton [p. 177-190] -- Part 4: Victories [p. 191] -- Private conversations / by Patty Smith [p. 193-199] -- Telling our stories : winning our freedom / by Rodney Wilson [p. 200-207] -- Building a GLOBE in Nebraska / by John Heineman [p. 208-211] -- Out and outcome / by Jan Smith [p. 212-218] -- We don't have a problem here / by Robert Parlin [p. 219-224] -- What's a girl to do? / by Gretchen Hildebrand Coburn [p. 225-227] -- It's who you are that counts / by Bob Zimmerman [p. 228-231] -- Teaching and learning / by Eric Temple [p. 232-237] -- Among friends / by Todd Morman [p. 238-243] -- Working my way back home / by Reggie Sellars [p. 244-253] -- Epilogue : the question / by Anne Osbaldson [p. 255-256] -- Appendix A: A Legal overview of the rights of gay, lesbian, and bisexual teachers / by Mary L. Bonauto [p. 257-271] -- Appendix B: Gay and lesbian teacher organizations [p. 277-281] -- About the contributors [p. 282-287]
All stories appeared in English in the tri-lingual homophile magazine Der Kreis [The Circle] published in Zurich, Switzerland.
Includes 4 pages of advertisements for the publisher.
Contents: Third movement / by Philip Young -- Memory / a poem by Scrivenor -- The tides of love / by C.G. and L.A. -- Problem / a poem by O.F. Simpson -- The devil incarnate of Midanvale / by Chick Weston -- Hate / a poem by James Stephens -- To him who waits / by Stornoway -- Poem / Anonymous.