Pride Toronto

Best Of Pride Parade Style

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada Style

Happy Pride 2013! Toronto is in the midst of another fabulous annual Pride Week, which will culminate with the legendary Toronto Pride Parade on Ju...

Pride Toronto Director's Powerful Response To Escobar

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada

The clamorous reaction to Blue Jay Yunel Escobar's eye-black slur is still going strong, fuelled by Tuesday's press conference that saw the shortstop ...

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.

How to Dress for Gay Pride Weekend

Songs & Cigarettes | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Style
Songs & Cigarettes

With such a vibrant event kicking off on June 22, we at Songs & Cigarettes found it crucial to impart some very important fashion tips to keep you looking the part and wowing Church Street during this festive occasion. Here are Braden, James, and Tim's 10 tips for dressing right during Pride.

13 Straight Canadians Who Show Their Pride

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.28.2012 | Canada Living

Pride festivities have unfolded in cities across Canada over the past month, and will continue throughout the year -- in Toronto, Pride Week is in ful...

WATCH: Pride Toronto, Google+ Create Films For Pride Week

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.25.2012 | Canada Living

Pride Toronto and Google+ have teamed up with renowned documentary maker Jeff Feurzeig (the Devil and Daniel Johnston) to create a series of documenta...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Says No To Pride Parade

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he will not be going to the city's Pride Parade for the second straight year because of an annual gathering at his family'...

Democracy Betwen Elections, Part One: Showing Up at Pride With an Open Mind

Hon. Carolyn Bennett | Posted 09.11.2011 | Canada
Hon. Carolyn Bennett

Woody Allen once said that 80 per cent of success is 'just showing up'. Understanding that in every encounter you may actually learn something is a key to achieving better public policy. So, Mayor Ford -- you belong at Pride.

Pride Toronto: Does Mammoliti Really Have the Ammo?

Jordon Froese | Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada
Jordon Froese

The only banner I have seen from the Dyke March is one that said "Free Palestine". Do we really want to spend legal fees chasing this one? I suggest we'll spend at least $300,000 trying to prove that there was hate speech at this event.

Rob Ford Has a Better Idea? Picks Cottage Over Pride Parade

Carol Mott | Posted 08.28.2011 | Canada
Carol Mott

Rob Ford has lost an opportunity here to show that he is the mayor of all the people. He had said on the night of his election, "To the people that didn't vote for me I will work hard to earn your trust and I will deliver the change you can be proud of." I hope he changes his mind.

Toronto Pride Week 2011 Should Welcome All, Even Rob Ford

Enza Anderson | Posted 08.24.2011 | Canada
Enza Anderson

If the gay community gets all righteous over yearning for the approval of this one fellow citizen, then more urgent issues are suffering. We need to get on with the wonderful work of proudly remaining open and inclusive to all.

Rob Ford's Gravy Train Hits Huntsville

Jonathan Naymark | Posted 08.23.2011 | Canada
Jonathan Naymark

For a man who declared upon his election that "Toronto is now open for business" -- Pride, with its plethora of corporate donors, is one of the few events that does just that -- opens our city's doors for businesses and tourists alike. After all -- did we not elect Rob Ford because of his supposed knowledge of fiscal responsibility?

Twitter Reaction: Torontonians On Rob Ford's Snub

Posted 08.23.2011 | Canada

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is under fire this morning on all fronts after he announced he would skip Toronto's Pride parade in favour of a weekend at the ...