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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Helen Lenskyj fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Date Range
1929-2012
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of records relating to Lenskyj’s involvement with the Toronto Board of Education and research in the areas of sexuality, gender, sports, AIDS, health and sex education, and homophobia. Included in the fonds are correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, pamphlets, newspaper and m…
Collection
Archives
Material Type
Textual records
Date Range
1929-2012
Part Of
Helen Lenskyj fonds
Creator
Helen Lenskyj
Fonds Number
F0013
Language
English
Physical Description
83 cm of textual records 5 buttons 1 t-shirt (unable to locate) 4 videocassettes 1 optical disk 3 audio cassettes 1 photograph
Extent
0.83
History / Biographical
Helen Jefferson Lenskyj was born in Sydney, Australia, and came to Canada in 1966. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 1977, a Master of Arts in Education in 1980, and earned her PhD in Education in 1983. From 1986 to 2007, Lenskyj was a professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), at the University of Toronto. She has been a teacher, an early childhood educator, and a community activist. Her research focuses on gender, sports, and sexualities.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of records relating to Lenskyj’s involvement with the Toronto Board of Education and research in the areas of sexuality, gender, sports, AIDS, health and sex education, and homophobia. Included in the fonds are correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine clippings, press coverage on Gay Games, research papers, resources and information on sexual health mainly for youth and parents, and other textual records. Records also document her involvement in addressing and challenging homophobia and other LGBTQ issues in the Toronto school system through projects and organizations such as Project Affirmation, a research project of the Coalition for Lesbian & Gay Rights in Ontario (CLGRO) looking into the health care and social service needs of sexual minorities in Ontario, Status of Women Committee, and Education Against Homophobia. Other materials included in the fonds are buttons, videocassettes, audiocassettes, optical disks, and a photograph.
Storage Location
/01-03, 05 : C.02.03.06 /04 : C.02.03.05
Arrangement
The fonds has been arranged into five series: 1-Research files 2-Toronto Board of Education files 3-Objects 4-Audio-visual 5-Photographs
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
1993-148, 2001-038, 2009-020, 2010-072, 2011-080, 2012-014, 2013-027, 2014-026
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Historical articles on LGBTQ issues

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Helen Lenskyj fonds
Description Level
File
Date Range
1929-1995
Scope and Content
Articles, book excerpts, newspaper and magazine clippings.
Collection
Archives
Material Type
Textual records
Date Range
1929-1995
Part Of
Helen Lenskyj fonds
Fonds Number
F0013
Series Number
1
File Number
F0013-01-42
Physical Description
Textual records
Scope and Content
Articles, book excerpts, newspaper and magazine clippings.
Storage Location
Box 3
Access Restrictions
Open
Description Level
File
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