Although she was reticent about her lesbianism in her early novels, Marie-Claire Blaise has since written works in which lesbian passion is at once lyrical, mystical, and liberating.
A feminist and a lesbian, Québécoise writer and editor Nicole Brossard creates texts that are radical in their approach to gender, sexuality, and literary convention.
French-speaking theater has a long history of depicting male and female homosexuals and in exploring the complexities of homosexual life.
Jovette Marchessault was the first Québécoise novelist unequivocally to declare her lesbianism.
Although gay and lesbian Québécois literature has only a fifty-year history, it has flourished and seems destined to merge into mainstream Québécois literature.