Posts Filed Under: Pride 2017
But the real question is why didn't the Dyke Marchers make the homophobic pastor feel more included and welcomed?
Indigenous artist and grand marshall Kent Monkman was at the front, and Black Lives Matter Toronto unexpectedly closed the procession to cheers from a supportive crowd.
At about halfway, marchers took part in a die-in by laying on the concrete to symbolize the violence done to queer women’s bodies.
“I'm marching today because I finally have the freedom to be the person I always wanted to be"
The Night March is the annual reminder that Pride is political.
What does reconciliation and decolonization mean for people living with HIV and AIDS?
Small but mighty: community Pride events send a powerful message of acceptance and inclusivity.
“We're dealing with a lot of equal rights issues in Toronto, and there is still work that needs to be done, but we are in a better position than a lot of people around the world”
In this week's edition, lots of Pride-affliated programming, with comedy, music, Nuit Rose, and the first official parade; plus, Luminato, Hooded Fang, Peaches, The Taste of Little Italy Festival, and more.