Whether it’s fleeing war-torn Iraq, surviving the squalour of a Syrian refugee camp or adapting to the culture of their adopted Halifax, a Palestinian family has the gumption and strength to rise to the challenges. But do they have the time?
In the 1970s, in a dress shop on Barrington Street, a straight salesperson provides professional and helpful service to Halifax’s emerging drag queen population. Is she a gay crusader, or just a decent person? Or are they the same thing?