5 episodes

Following OUTtv’s Queer Crime documentaries, Examination in Chief takes a deep look into how the LGBTQ+ community is treated by all levels of Canada’s criminal justice system. Host Justice Harvey Brownstone – Canada’s first openly gay judge – sits down with experts to hear about the real experiences of queer people across the country. From brushing up on LGBTQ+ history to adventuring into the world of hook-up apps, Justice Brownstone conducts an Examination in Chief to learn more about the different ways crime and policing impact queer people.

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Following OUTtv’s Queer Crime documentaries, Examination in Chief takes a deep look into how the LGBTQ+ community is treated by all levels of Canada’s criminal justice system. Host Justice Harvey Brownstone – Canada’s first openly gay judge – sits down with experts to hear about the real experiences of queer people across the country. From brushing up on LGBTQ+ history to adventuring into the world of hook-up apps, Justice Brownstone conducts an Examination in Chief to learn more about the different ways crime and policing impact queer people.

    Behind Bars

    Behind Bars

    Across the country, LGBTQ+ people who are in prison receive unequal and unfair treatment. In OUTtv’s true crime documentaries Killer in the Village, The Cobra Killers and Surviving the Block, viewers are introduced to the perpetrators, but what happens once they’re sent to Jail? In episode four, Justice Harvey Brownstone conducts an Examination in Chief to find out more.

    Justice Brownstone is joined by Education and Support Worker for the LGBTQ+ Community, Stacey Love-Jolicour, PASAN Communications and Resource Development Coordinator, Sena Hussain, and Surviving the Block director, Rebecca Snow.

    *Editor’s Note: The podcast mentions the documentary “Cobra Killer,” however the correct name of the film is The Cobra Killers.

    This podcast was made in association with the Canada Media Fund.

    OUTtv Producers: Bianca Sutton and Philip Webb

    Yap Films Executive Producers: Elliott Halpern and Elizabeth Trojian

    Host: Justice Harvey Brownstone

    Producer and Writer: Jordan Steinhauer

    Engineer: Aaron Lockman

    Line Producer: Anja Sobkowska

    Production Manager: Laura Baron Katsner

    Technical Supervisor: Harrison Freedman

    Intern: Juan Conde-Garcia

    Special Thanks:
    Sue Beres
    Graeme Blyth
    Jordan Jackson

    • 31 min
    Trial By Media

    Trial By Media

    Bruce McArthur’s name made headlines across the world, but what about Moka Dawkins? In OUTtv’s Killer in the Village, The Cobra Killers and Surviving the Block, the news media played an important and different role in all three true crime documentaries. In episode three, Justice Harvey Brownstone conducts an Examination in Chief to find out how the news portrays different LGBTQ+ victims of crime, or if they are reported on at all.

    Justice Brownstone is joined by the Toronto Star’s award-winning crime reporter, Wendy Gillis, Ryerson instructor, activist and journalist, Andrea Houston and Queer Crime associate producer, Jordan Steinhauer.

    *Editor’s Note: The podcast mentions the documentary “Cobra Killer,” however the correct name of the film is The Cobra Killers.

    This podcast was made in association with the Canada Media Fund.

    OUTtv Producers: Bianca Sutton and Philip Webb

    Yap Films Executive Producers: Elliott Halpern and Elizabeth Trojian

    Host: Justice Harvey Brownstone

    Producer and Writer: Jordan Steinhauer

    Engineer: Aaron Lockman

    Line Producer: Anja Sobkowska

    Production Manager: Laura Baron Katsner

    Technical Supervisor: Harrison Freedman

    Intern: Juan Conde-Garcia

    Special Thanks:
    Sue Beres
    Graeme Blyth
    Jordan Jackson

    • 28 min
    Queer History 101

    Queer History 101

    You’ve probably heard of Stonewall, but what about the Bath Raids? OUTtv’s true crime documentaries, Killer in the Village, The Cobra Killers and Surviving the Block, each detail a different part of modern LGBTQ+ history. In the final episode, Justice Harvey conducts an Examination in Chief to learn more about Canada’s unique queer history and why it’s important to learn more.

    Justice Brownstone is joined by queer criminalization historian, Dr. Tom Hooper, and, the LGBTQ Liaison for the Toronto Police Service, Danielle Bottineau.

    *Editor’s Note: The podcast mentions the documentary “Cobra Killer,” however the correct name of the film is The Cobra Killers.

    This podcast was made in association with the Canada Media Fund.

    OUTtv Producers: Bianca Sutton and Philip Webb

    Yap Films Executive Producers: Elliott Halpern and Elizabeth Trojian

    Host: Justice Harvey Brownstone

    Producer and Writer: Jordan Steinhauer

    Engineer: Aaron Lockman

    Line Producer: Anja Sobkowska

    Production Manager: Laura Baron Katsner

    Technical Supervisor: Harrison Freedman

    Intern: Juan Conde-Garcia

    Special Thanks:
    Sue Beres
    Graeme Blyth
    Jordan Jackson

    • 28 min
    Hunting the Vulnerable

    Hunting the Vulnerable

    In OUTtv’s true crime documentaries, Killer in the Village, The Cobra Killers, and Surviving the Block, some of the LGBTQ2S+ community’s most vulnerable people were preyed upon, becoming victims – and survivors – of terrible crimes. In episode two, Justice Harvey Brownstone conducts an Examination in Chief to find out how being a minority – from sexual and gender identity to race and religion – can make a person more vulnerable.

    Justice Brownstone is joined by the Executive Director of the Alliance for South Asian Aids Prevention, Haran Vijayanathan, the LGBTQ Liaison for the Toronto Police Service, Danielle Bottineau, and The Cobra Killers director, Buffy Childerhose.

    *Editor’s Note: The podcast mentions the documentary “Cobra Killer,” however the correct name of the film is The Cobra Killers.

    This podcast was made in association with the Canada Media Fund.

    OUTtv Producers: Bianca Sutton and Philip Webb

    Yap Films Executive Producers: Elliott Halpern and Elizabeth Trojian

    Host: Justice Harvey Brownstone

    Producer and Writer: Jordan Steinhauer

    Engineer: Aaron Lockman

    Line Producer: Anja Sobkowska

    Production Manager: Laura Baron Katsner

    Technical Supervisor: Harrison Freedman

    Intern: Juan Conde-Garcia

    Special Thanks:
    Sue Beres
    Graeme Blyth
    Jordan Jackson

    • 28 min
    The Internet: Hero or Villain?

    The Internet: Hero or Villain?

    In OUTtv’s true crime documentaries, Killer in the Village, The Cobra Killers and Surviving the Block, the Internet plays an integral role. From using sex app’s to hunt for victims, to advertising sex work online, Justice Harvey Brownstone conducts and Examination and Chief to find out whether the Internet makes the LGBTQ2s+ community more vulnerable to violence.

    Justice Brownstone is joined by social media specialist, Ian Royer, award-winning transgender porn star and activist, Jelena Vermillion, and Killer in the Village director, Andrew Fedosov.

    *Editor’s Note: The podcast mentions the documentary “Cobra Killer,” however the correct name of the film is The Cobra Killers.

    This podcast was made in association with the Canada Media Fund.

    OUTtv Producers: Bianca Sutton and Philip Webb

    Yap Films Executive Producers: Elliott Halpern and Elizabeth Trojian

    Host: Justice Harvey Brownstone

    Producer and Writer: Jordan Steinhauer

    Engineer: Aaron Lockman

    Line Producer: Anja Sobkowska

    Production Manager: Laura Baron Katsner

    Technical Supervisor: Harrison Freedman

    Intern: Juan Conde-Garcia

    Special Thanks:
    Sue Beres
    Graeme Blyth
    Jordan Jackson

    • 25 min

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