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Samuel Engelking

A movement that no longer holds the promise of queer liberation doesn't deserve our labour Read more

News

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Samuel Engelking

At the tail end of the thousands-strong event, organizers created a quieter atmosphere to commemorate the loss of queer and trans lives Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Notable Torontonians marches in Pride's 22nd annual Dyke March including city councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, activist Farrah Khan, musician Charlotte Day Wilson and comic Elvira Kurt. Read more

News

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Samuel Engelking

Kehlani headlined Toronto Pride at Yonge-Dundas Square, and the Oakland-based R&B/pop singer/songwriter's set mixed relatability and pop-star proficiency Read more

Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

At Pride Toronto's annual rally for transgender and non-binary folks, marchers called out police failure to take cases of missing and murdered trans people seriously. Read more

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Pride Toronto's new Plant-Based Zone features vegan and vegetarian food and lifestyle options like NONA's rainbow mac and cheese, VegHeads's soups and more. Read more

Food & Drink

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Facebook/Toronto Bisexual Network

Nearly half of all queer folks identify as bi, yet bisexuals and pansexuals have never had official representation at Pride. That changes at Pride Toronto 2018, where the Bi+ Pride initiative ensures bi visibility. Read more

Life

Here are some titles, published over the last year, to be proud of Read more

Books

The Best Toronto Concerts of June 2018: Field Trip, NXNE, Toronto Jazz Festival and Pride take over festival season, while Kendrick Lamar and Jack White roll into town. Plus: celebrate Massey Hall with a packed bill of Canadian musicians. Read more

, Music

Here's what's happening at Pride, Dundas West Fest, Afrofest and more in our 2018 summer festivals guide Read more

Life

The queer pop star and R&B icon lead the festival's weekend music lineup Read more

Music

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Supporting Our Youth

Community development program Supporting Our Youth is thinking up new ways to help queer and trans youth in Toronto’s constantly changing political climate. Read more

News

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Nic Pouliot

Think Nuit Blanche is all about visual art? Here are some shows and installations you can take in with your ears Read more

Features

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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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Photographer: Samuel Engelking

The South Asian stage was reinstated this year thanks to Black Lives Matter, and brOWN//OUT was a colourful, joyful success Read more

Music

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Photographer: Samuel Engelking

The rainy day didn't stop trans and non-binary folks, friends and allies from celebrating and marching in solidarity Read more

News

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Adam Ouahmane

The reality series has helped propel drag to a new level of visibility, and season 9 queens Sasha ­Velour and Shea Couleé – as well as Toronto performers – want to see the show's popularity uplift an even greater variety of drag artists Read more

Latest News & Features

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Kelly Boutsalis

The continued popularity of drag queens reading books to children aligns nicely with the Ontario curriculum's new emphasis on diverse gender identities Read more

Education

There’s nothing like soaking up the sun with a book and it’s even better when whatever you’re reading reflects your queer experience. These recent and upcoming releases will expand your mind while confirming LGBTQ reality Read more

Books

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R. Jeanette Martin

Toronto's Bryn Hendricks wants an alternative to the Pride Parade, but no one else seems to care Read more

News