toronto pride

Jul 9, 2010

The Shame and the Pride

Marusya Bociurkiw
I and 70 other queers tried to block Bill Blair, the Chief of Toronto Police, from entering 519 Church, Toronto's queer community centre. He got in and we didn't.
Jul 1, 2010

Pride Toronto reverses its decision to ban QuAIA

Elle Flanders
The lessons to be learned here are numerous but none more so than why politics matters, why we can never rest and think that while some of us have achieved equal rights, the battles are over.
Jul 1, 2010

Healing the gay-Jewish divide in Canada

Elle Flanders
As a Canadian Jew who grew up in Israel, I am stymied. My Israeli friends debate what happens there freely. I say the same in Toronto, and I am not only an anti-Semite, but an enemy of the state.
May 24, 2010

Pride without apartheid

Brad Fraser
Pride Toronto was a celebration of diversity, of rights. But with the banning of Queers Against Israeli Apartheid this year, intolerance and censorship have taken over.
May 11, 2010

We can't ALL be anti-semites, can we?

Elle Flanders
The CPCCA and the Israel lobby groups that surround it have taken the charge of anti-semitism to new and exaggerated heights.
Jul 6, 2009

Queers Against Israeli Apartheid

B'nai Brith and the Canadian Jewish Congress amonst others tried to ban this activist group from participating in Toronto's Gay Pride parade in June.
Jun 29, 2009
QuAIA at Pride

Over 200 march against Israeli apartheid at Toronto Pride

Andrew Brett
Despite attempts by pro-Israel lobbyists to ban Queers Against Israeli Apartheid (QuAIA) from Toronto Pride, the group assembled in the largest anti-apartheid contingent in the history of the parade.
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