Pride 2012

The Evolution From Bathhouse Raids to Pride Parades

Bernie Farber | Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada
Bernie Farber

Another Canada Day, another successful Pride Parade along the streets of downtown Toronto. As in previous years one of the largest parades of its kind saw hundreds of thousands of people lining the streets. The Parade itself covers less than a mile or two of Toronto's streets but the geography is far less important than the message it sends. It was only 30 years ago this February that Toronto Police raided the city's gay bathhouses, arresting more than 300 innocent men.

Gay Canadians We Love: Celebrating Pride, Canuck Style

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.28.2012 | Canada Living

Bring on the red, white and rainbow-coloured flags. As Toronto's Pride Parade, the largest in North America, coincides with Canada Day this July 1, we...