Outspoken Biography: Take up the Torch (Documentary Film)

Mark Kenneth Woods and Michael Yerxa produced this documentary in 2015. The 50-minute documentary spans 16 years of LGBTQ+ history in Canadian sport including the public coming out of Olympic champion Mark Tewksbury through to anti-LGBTQ legislation in Russia at the time the country was hosting the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The documentary also discusses the emergence of the Pride House movement in conjunction with major, multi-sport games and features interviews with many prominent queer Canadian athletes.

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