Pride 2016


Ethan Eisenberg

Among our heroes of the year that was, BLM-TO inspired a new wave of youth-driven activists, shook the city’s conscience on policing and dared anyone to deny that Black lives have been and continue to be devalued Read more

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Angelica Ne

As easily as she put on the rainbow cape, she took ownership of the superpower in the colour of her own skin Read more

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Ethan Eisenberg

Why BLM's intervention of this year's parade can hardly be considered unexpected Read more

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Ethan Eisenberg

If Mayor John Tory were truly serious about inclusion, he would demand that his handpicked chief of police – the city's first Black chief – get serious about dealing with the rotten history of police-minority relations Read more

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Ethan Eisenberg

"Our action was in the tradition of resistance that is Pride. We didn’t halt progress; we made progress." Read more

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Visitors say guard made shoppers change lines, management dismisses complaints Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

"It was hot and crowded and loud, but vital and splendid and peaceful. The only person who was rude to me all day was an eccentric fellow at the LGBTory stall." Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

Black Lives Matter Toronto asked Pride Toronto to ban police floats from future Pride parades – and they agreed Read more

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Ethan Eisenberg

The event led by Black Lives Matter saw thousands of people marching — and sitting down — on Yonge Read more

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With pride festivities set to peak, we spotlight the activists, artists and leaders who have transformed the way we think about gender, race, safety, the family and our city in 2016 Read more

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Everywhere I looked at last weekend's Taste of Toronto fest, I saw tasty eats. But from a Pride perspective? Not even a rainbow flag. Read more

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Iftar dinner dedicated to the victims of Orlando shooting broadens conversation between communities Read more

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Before you hit the weekend's big parade and marches, here are some earth- and body-friendly basics you'll need to keep you fresh and safe. Read more

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    Pride promo pic of Black Lives Matter - Toronto