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Emanuel Jaques


Emanuel Jaques


Emanuel Jaques was a Portuguese-Canadian shoeshine boy who was raped and murdered when he was 12-years-old in Toronto in 1977. His body was found on the roof of Charlie's Angels, a Yonge Street body-rub parlour. 1,500 people attended Jaques' funeral. Saul David Betesh, Werner Gruener, Robert Wayne Kribs, and Josef Woods were charged with his murder. The brutal murder led to public outcry to "clean up" Yonge Street as well as anti-gay backlash; a number of homophile organizations in Toronto received bomb and dead threats.

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December 18 Toronto The Ontario […]August 24 Kingston, Ont. Josef Paul […]August 17 Toronto Werner Gruener […]Summer Toronto The Progressive […]May Toronto An editorial in the May […]March 12 Toronto After only a few […]February 15 Toronto Robert Wayne […]February 8 Toronto The trial of Saul […]January 16 Toronto The preliminary […]September 2 Toronto Alderman Allan […]August (late) Toronto The owners of […]August 13 Vancouver In the wake of […]August 12 Toronto Radio station Q107 […]August 9 Toronto At a press […]August 3–4 Toronto More than 3,000 […]August 2–3 Toronto More than 200 […]August 1 Toronto Emanuel Jaques, a […]

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" Emanuel Jaques " vertical file, Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, Toronto