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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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Toronto Public Library

Alicia Elliott, Carrianne Leung and Catherine Hernandez call on the TPL to cancel event featuring Meghan Murphy due to the writer's views on trans people Read more


Trans March 2019

Samuel Engelking

Thousands took to the streets in a show of solidarity and resistance on the first night of Pride weekend Read more




Women in Toronto including politician Bhutila Karpoche, author Anne T. Donahue and scientist Imogen Coe sound off on the issues facing women in Canada and how they'll be celebrating International Women's Day 2019. Read more



Samuel Engelking

The trans singer, comic, club owner and sex work activist's résumé is way more interesting than yours – and it's all in her new memoir Read more


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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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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


PJ Raval's unflinching doc examines the colonial relationship between the United States and the Philippines Read more


Evangelia Kranioti's homage to Brazilian trans icon Luana Muniz is a dreamy acid-trip through Rio's queer nightlife Read more



Abdi Osman

Friends and family of of late activist Sumaya Dalmar have launched a Ryerson University scholarship in her name to make education accessible to trans students of colour Read more


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Samuel Engelking

Toronto director Luis De Filippis's film captures the empathy and awkwardness between two relatives in different life stages Read more

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Peterson flaunts his academic credentials to present himself as an expert on law, gender and human rights, but his speculations on the subject are not based on evidence – is he simply misinformed or being malicious? Read more

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In the Lindsay Shepherd free speech controversy, it's the voices of trans and non-binary students that have been largely left out of the media conversation 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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David France's Netflix film shines an overdue spotlight on trans activists and drag queens Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera Read more



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

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Jodie Emery calls social media storm a "witch hunt," but for those in cannabis circles fighting for a more socially conscious and equitable industry, Prince of Pot's recent Facebook blast is another blow to a movement fighting for legitimacy Read more

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Queer racialized youth star in the final Toronto for All campaign, which targets transphobia Read more

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"Thanks to transgender student activism in post-secondary institutions, there's been progressively more movement to develop inclusive bathrooms," says York prof Sheila Cavanagh. Read more

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The most important thing we did on Saturday was listen to each other. Let's keep that momentum going Read more

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