Full page advertisement. Black ink on white glossy paper. Text on left side. Photos on right side of John Damien, Margaret Atwood, Claude Jutra, Mordecai Richler, Doris Anderson, Kate Reid, Gordon Pinsent, Charmion King, June Callwood. Also listed: Pierre Berton, Barbara Frum, John Robert Colombo, Betty Lee, Marie-Claire Blaise, Allan King, Jane Rule, Jack Batten, Margaret Gibson, Andreas Schroeder, Brian Linehan, Mary Meigs, Patricia Watson. Cut out mail-in to support the Committee to Defend John Damien.
You are invited to join these prominent Canadians who support John Damien's fight for human rights. Description of John Damien's firing from the Ontario Racing Commission on February 6, 1975 on the grounds that he is homosexual. Help give back to John Damien what no one had a right to take away in the first place: his job - and his self-respect. Cut Out: Committee to Defend John Damien, Box 117, Station V, Toronto, Ont. M6R 3A4. I support John Damien's right to work in the field of his choice and proven experience; and support changing existing (Federal and Provincial) Human Righst Codes to include protection of all Canadians, regardless of sexual orientation.