WorldPride 2014 Toronto (WP14TO) announces Grammy Award winner Melissa Etheridge to join festival at the opening ceremonies. Soon after releasing her anthem “Uprising of Love” for Love, Peace and Unity in support of the LGBTQ community in Russia, Melissa confirmed her performance at the WorldPride 2014 Toronto opening ceremonies in Nathan Philips Square on June 20, 2014.
WorldPride 2014 Toronto, presented by Pride Toronto launches the #LOVESOCHI action, and takes part in a local Toronto rally at the Russian consulate today. WorldPride 2014 Toronto continues to lend its voice to the chorus of those who stand up for LGBTTIQQ2SA (LGBTQ) Rights, because these rights are Human Rights.Read More
Historical Partnerships and International Stars: WorldPride 2014 Welcomes Deborah Cox and Martha Wash
WorldPride 2014 announces historical partnerships with leading cultural institutions and welcomes Deborah Cox, Martha Wash and DJ’s David Morales and Quentin Harris as the first in a list of premiere international artists to perform at the world’s largest global LGBTQ celebration taking place in Toronto this summer.Read More
The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 announces that former Prime Minister of Iceland, and the world's first openly gay head of government, Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir will be among the presenters from 60 countries in next year's international gathering, June 25-27, 2014 in Toronto.Read More
Each year, December 1 is commemorated as World AIDS Day. This day supports the 35.3 million people worldwide living with HIV and remembers the 36 million more who have died from the disease.
First held in 1988 to raise awareness for the disease, World Aids Day serves as a reminder to the public and governments that the fight isn’t over; there is still a need to increase education, raise awareness and reduce stigma around HIV/AIDS.Read More
WorldPride 2014 Toronto, in support of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, will take part in the Action on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Awards on December 1, 2013 as the 2013 recipients, the Grandmother’s Advocacy Network (Canadian recipient) and Alternatives-Cameroun (international recipient), are honoured.Read More
WorldPride 2014 Toronto Launches Website Streetfair, Affiliate Events and International Artists Applications
Pride Toronto, presenter of WorldPride 2014 Toronto announces changes to its Board of Directors and Executive Committees. It was confirmed at the first board meeting of the WorldPride 2014 season held this month that Shelley Craig will join Sean Hillier as the new Co-Chair of Pride Toronto, while Kent Churn will serve as Treasurer and Paul Saguil as Secretary.Read More