At the time this video was made Paul was 72, he came out the year before. Truly amazing. Thank-you Paul.
Mary Lois is a retired nurse and a widowed lesbian. She and her late wife Toni were the first to apply for their same-sex marriage license in Victoria, BC
Mare was on the board at the Victoria Lesbian Seniors Care Society for many years and was very active in the community in Victoria. Mare’s coming out story video is the first video added to the Queer Story Archive.
A mentor to many in Victoria, sadly, Mare passed away in 2018. We are proud to have her story at onmyplanet.ca. RIP Mare.