I’ve always found Calgary Pride taking place during the Labour Day weekend to be fitting timing. LGBTQ2S Rights. Workers’ Rights. When it comes down to it they are one and the same. The histories of these movements over the last 50 years are deeply intertwined.
Which is why I’ve also tried to use the Labour Day weekend to read a book that combines these two movements. Below are the four books I’ve read over the last four years that are worth checking out.