There were water guns, tiny hats, and hundreds of thousands of people.
The money will go to Pride Toronto.
The eight men who disappeared from the city's Gay Village were honoured with a moment of silence.
Toronto Pride has come so far!
Organizers held a vigil outside the building where Pierre Coriolan died.
"We should be focusing on how to include as many different people as possible, not talk about excluding."
Trans people struggle with employment, basic medical care, accessing things like housing and even public washrooms. Look around. Most of the services offered are categorized by gender, so trans people face constant barriers using them.
You have to watch at least one parade.
A Pride body is the one we see in all the advertisements for Pride parties, or on a float in a Speedo, dancing with a water gun. It's the body in the poster for the circuit party, wearing a leather harness and army-themed short-shorts. It is a shame that we don't celebrate all bodies at Pride, to shift the gaze onto diverse representations.
It's the same day as Toronto's own Pride Parade.