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
Warren is a gay man who’s tumultuous past has led him to a more positive outlook for the future.
NiQ is one of the original organizers of the social/support group Creating Connections, which was the inspiration for onmyplanet.ca. For many years NiQ kept up a comprehensive website of LGBTQ news, listings and events at: uniqueentertainment.ca. Thank-you NiQ for all your good work.
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.