Milestones: Support Groups
By 1995, ACCKWA had already set up Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Youth Discussion Groups; we have
not yet established when this began.
- 1973, Early
Waterloo Universities' Gay Liberation Movement (WUGLM) received its own office in the
Campus Centre (Room 217C), with a campus extension number.
This meant that WUGLM was able to offer support by telephone to members of the community.
The degree to which this was a support line varied over time; sometimes it was just a recorded
message; at other times over the decades of existence of WUGLM/GLLOW/GLOW there was actual
- 1975, July
In July, 1975, University of Guelph Homophile Association (UGHA) established
a gayline counselling service.
The AIDS Committee of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo & Area (ACCKWA) was incorporated
The AIDS Committee of Guelph (ACG) had its inaugural Annual General Meeting in 1987.
- 1992, January
In January 1992, the Gay and Lesbian Liberation of Waterloo (GLLOW) began a discussion group on
Tuesday evenings. Since that time, GLLOW/GLOW has sponsored at least one discussion group
series with only brief interruptions at the end of academic terms.