Aug. 29, 2022

The Government Tried to Build a Gaydar

We dive into the story of Canada's infamous 'Fruit Machine'

In 1961 the RCMP was obsessed with detecting and tracking anyone who could be gay. They spied on civil servants and military personnel, keeping detailed records on the personal lives of thousands. Eventually they teamed up with Carleton University to build the worlds first gaydar. But did it work?

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