El Chenier

El Chenier is a Professor in the department of history at Simon Fraser University where they teach courses in the history of sexuality, oral history, and Canadian social history. Their 2008 book Strangers In Our Midst: Sexual Deviancy in Postwar Ontario explores the conflation of homosexuality and pedophilia, as well as the origins of sexual deviation treatment in law and medicine. They are currently writing a book on same-sex marriage in the United States in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. They are also the founder and director of the Archives of Lesbian Oral History (A LOT), an online archive of digital oral history.