Thomas Waugh personally survived the 1970's when he started teaching Film Studies at Concordia University (Montreal), where he also developed curriculum around HIV/AIDS and the program in Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality. His forthcoming book on queer Canadian film and video (University of Toronto Press, 2005) is The Romance of Transgression in Canada: Sexualities, Nations, Moving Images. His other books include Hard To Imagine: Gay Male Eroticism in Photography and Film From Their Beginnings to Stonewall (1996), The Fruit Machine: Twenty Years of Writings on Queer Cinema (2000), and Out/Lines: Underground Gay Graphics From Before Stonewall (2002).
Richard Fung is an award-winning video artist and writer. He teaches at the Ontario College of Art and Design.
Anne Golden has been involved in the curation, distribution and production of independent video and film since 1985. She studied film at Concordia University. She has been a film and video programmer for The Montreal International Festival of Films and Videos by Women and for Image + Nation Gaie et Lesbienne. Golden is co-director of Groupe Intervention Video, an artist-run distribution centre for videos directed by women. She is an independent curator and writer whose most recent programs include Foregroundings (herland, 1999), Springboards (Out on Screen, 1999), and Horizontal Holds / Vertical Views: Recent Canadian Art Video (Musée du Québec, 2001). Golden has been making videos since 1991. Her work includes Les autres (1991), Fat Chance (1994), Big Girl Town (1998), Brothers (1998), and Tourism (1999). As part of the Lock Up Your Daughters collective, Golden participated in a website project, Fantasmagoria, designed by Carla Wolf. She has recently completed the tapes Site (2002) and Somme (2004).
Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan
Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan create performances, films, videos, artist's books and public art projects. Each year they tour to an average of ten Canadian cities, and have performed throughout Japan, England, Germany, Austria, Portugal, Australia, and the U.S. They are infamous for pieces such as We're Talking Vulva, A Day in the Life of a Bull-Dyke and Lesbian National Parks and Services.