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Pride Parade 2019

Samuel Engelking

Pride's board of directors has released an open letter warning the library that "there will be consequences to our relationship for this betrayal" Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Confidential backgrounder sent to Pride Toronto members ahead of special meeting Tuesday says the decision to disinvite police in 2016 has led to "mounting debt" for the organization Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Dionne Brand, Angela Robertson, Robyn Maynard and Beverly Bain are among queer community activists who have signed an open letter ahead of Pride's AGM today over its decision to allow police back into the parade Read more

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Samuel Engelking

"The legacy and complexity of the problems of marginalization we seek to solve started well before Black Lives Matter and their protest during the parade in 2016," writes Nuamah Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Two years after Black Lives Matter-Toronto's seminal protest, it's the question Black, trans and queer people of colour are asking ahead of Pride's annual general meeting next Tuesday (December 4) Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

With funding tied to complicated relationships and new challenges coming at us every year, it may be time to let go of sponsorships that come with conditions or threats Read more

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Ethan Eisenberg

It's difficult not to notice how Black people now represent the face of a decision that is harmful to other Black people Read more

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Gabriella Rivera

Aqua and Prozzäk joined fellow colourful 90s pop throwback Whigfield at Toronto's Echo Beach for a chilly night of unabashed retro joy – including an honest-to-goodness Much Video Dance party! Read more

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Metropolitan Community Church Toronto's new pastor Jeff Rock has taken over leading the its Pride service, Church on Church Street, from Brent Hawkes. Read more

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Toronto police's dismissal of community concerns over Village disappearances and deaths "has severely shaken our community’s already tenuous trust in the city’s law enforcement," says Pride Toronto Read more

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Consultations, panels film screenings and more Read more

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The event connects big companies like Apple, Indigo/Chapters and TD Bank with trans and gender non-conforming jobseekers Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

If the celebration of the radical idea to accept and support the rights and existence of marginalized Canadians is not extended to queer Canadians of all intersections, then what celebration is there to be had? Read more

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Rob Salerno

Pride Toronto should do more to incorporate and promote the voices of equality-seeking groups within our community at the parade and other Pride events Read more

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Ethan Eisenberg

The wave of radicalism sweeping the LGBTQ community has new demographic and class ­foundations Read more

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Ethan Eisenberg

The issue was framed as one of inclusivity, but the idea of inclusivity in the LGBTQ movement has to do with its origin among mostly white, middle-class male activists Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

Committee representing Toronto's LGBTQ officers ask city councillors to reconsider funding Pride after police float ban. Read more

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RAINA+WILSON

Unfortunately, when it comes to relations between Black people and police, the mayor is not the man of evidence he claims to be Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

In a statement issued in response to chief's remarks earlier today, the Ward 27 councillor says Pride's decision to disinvite police from annual event will likely be met with a threat from the city to revoke funding from the festival Read more

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Zach Ruiter

The resignation of executive director Mathieu Chantelois offers a big chance to change what's been an adversarial alliance – and make Pride more inclusive Read more

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