Documentary 2016

Honourable Mentions to Eleanor Wearing for Waiting for Godiva (CiTR -FM)

Honourable Mention to Aurora Tejeida and Carlos Tello for The Long Journey Home (CJSF-FM)

Honourable Mention to Alexander Kim for A Small World (CJSW – FM)

The winning program’s is Combining archived tape from a decade of archived programs, interviews with Vancouver’s notable queer activists, and excerpts of popular queer anthems in the 1990s, it tells the story of B.C.’s LGBT rights movement during the era when queers finally started winning their rights. Through a series of vignettes, it traces the progress of LGBT rights from the 1995 Supreme Court of Canada decision that ruled that lesbians, gays and bisexuals were entitled to equality under the law to the 2005 House of Commons vote to legalize same sex marriage nationwide.

Congratulations –

Heather Kitching – Queer Decade: 1995 – 2005 (CiTR-FM)


Other notes: – Heather Kitching produced and hosted Queer FM on CiTR from 1993-2010.  She was also a regular contributor to the syndicated LGBT radio magazine This Way Out and a Canadian news reporter for SiriusXM OutQ, the LGTB talk station on SiriusXM Satellite Radio