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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. 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 more

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Consultations, panels film screenings and more more

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

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Ethan Eisenberg

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

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

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R. Jeanette Martin

Just as Pride seemed to reach the pinnacle of mainstream acceptance, BLM-TO forced us to ask critical questions about who gets left behind when a battle is declared won more

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Jonathan Goldsbie

Because it's a fucking stupid question. more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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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." 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 more

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"By dedicating the pinnacle of Toronto’s Pride Month celebration to our brothers and sisters in Orlando, we are telling the world that we will not be silenced or intimidated," says Pride co-chair Aaron GlynWilliams more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

It’s Pride Month now, with events all through July more

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