Ellen Woodsworth

Ellen Woodsworth

Ellen Woodsworth is a lesbian feminist activist. In 1972 she co-founded and edited The Other Woman newspaper in Toronto, and in 1974 created CORA, the Women's Liberation Bookmobile with Judith Quinlan. In 1974, she also helped found the Toronto Wages for Housework Campaign, and in 1975 moved to London to work with the International Wages for Housework Campaign. In 2002, she was elected to Vancouver City Council as the first out lesbian councillor in Canada. She is the founder and external chair of Women Transforming Cities, and is currently (2019) continuing her work there.
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November 6, 2019
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Ellen Woodsworth
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Jenna Watkins
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Ellen Woodsworth

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Date of interview: 
November 23, 2010
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Ellen Woodsworth
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Activism and Social Justice

Topic: Activism and Social Justice

Content includes discussion of matters related to activism and social justice, including but not limited to: political and social movements; activist work; community organizing; and protests and demonstrations.

Community

Topic: Community

Content includes significant discussion of: finding and/or being part of a community; community organizing or organizations; community building; or the relationships between communities.

Politics and Law

Politics and Law

Content includes significant discussion of political and legal issues and work, including: political careers; political movements and protests; legal battles and court cases; and specific important and/or historic laws and rulings.

Spaces

Topic: Spaces

Content includes significant discussion of physical (and sometimes conceptual) spaces and locales including: urban spaces and life; rural spaces and life; private/domestic spaces; the home; neighbourhoods and ghettos; and semi-private or semi-public spaces such as women’s bookshops, community spaces, and land/living collectives.

Work

Topic: Work

Content includes significant discussion of all types of labour and work, including: careers; unpaid or volunteer labour; emotional labour; sex work; activist or community work; and domestic/household work.

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Ellen and Nadine 2

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October 4, 2013
Interviewee: 
Ellen Woodsworth
Interviewer: 
Nadine Boulay
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Video
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Activism and Social Justice

Topic: Activism and Social Justice

Content includes discussion of matters related to activism and social justice, including but not limited to: political and social movements; activist work; community organizing; and protests and demonstrations.

Community

Topic: Community

Content includes significant discussion of: finding and/or being part of a community; community organizing or organizations; community building; or the relationships between communities.

Discrimination

Topic: Discrimination

Content includes significant discussion of experiences of discrimination and harassment of all kinds, including: homophobia; assault; legal and institutionalized discrimination; censorship; surveillance; and responses to discrimination.

Politics and Law

Politics and Law

Content includes significant discussion of political and legal issues and work, including: political careers; political movements and protests; legal battles and court cases; and specific important and/or historic laws and rulings.

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Ellen and Nadine 1

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Date of interview: 
March 15, 2013
Interviewee: 
Ellen Woodsworth
Interviewer: 
Nadine Boulay
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Video
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English
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Activism and Social Justice

Topic: Activism and Social Justice

Content includes discussion of matters related to activism and social justice, including but not limited to: political and social movements; activist work; community organizing; and protests and demonstrations.

Community

Topic: Community

Content includes significant discussion of: finding and/or being part of a community; community organizing or organizations; community building; or the relationships between communities.

Discrimination

Topic: Discrimination

Content includes significant discussion of experiences of discrimination and harassment of all kinds, including: homophobia; assault; legal and institutionalized discrimination; censorship; surveillance; and responses to discrimination.

Politics and Law

Politics and Law

Content includes significant discussion of political and legal issues and work, including: political careers; political movements and protests; legal battles and court cases; and specific important and/or historic laws and rulings.

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