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Bruce Somers


Bruce Somers


Bruce Somers was a Vancouver interior decorator and an active member of the gay community. He was interviewed about his experiences by Gary Kinsman in 1986. He was the first President of ASK, Canada's first ever homophile society, but he resigned when moving from Vancouver to Ottawa. Somers also helped found the Canadian Council on Religion and the Homosexual in 1965.

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May 26 Ottawa The Canadian Council […]July Vancouver Jaye Haris, the first […]April Vancouver The Association for […]

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ASK ReunionOrganizing in the Sixties: ASK: Canada's First Gay Rights Organization