Bricks And Glitter: the Pride upstart that dreams big
Bricks And Glitter, an organization that stands in opposition to the corporatization of Pride, has just started planning their third annual alternative, anti-capitalist Pride festival. It should be asked, however, why an alternative pride needs to exist in the first place. Picture this: It’s June 21, 2019, and you’re... Read more
Humber athletic team partners with the LGBTQ community
By Raven Smith-Grange The Humber Women’s softball team stands proud with their pride. Initiatives featuring the LGBTQ community such as Pride Night hosted by the Hawks Women’s Softball Team have highlighted the need for LGBTQ spaces within the College’s sports teams. At last month’s event, the softball team wore... Read more
Pride Toronto says no to police marching in parade
A statement was issued last night from Pride Toronto asking Toronto police officers to refrain from marching in this year’s Pride Parade. Their reasoning for issuing this statement was that they believe that police are not supportive of their community. They also believe that the police’s involvement in the... Read more
Local bands meet philanthropy to make music
From alternative rock to funk-influenced electronic music, March 2 The Funk IV is a six-night festival held across the GTA in six different venues featuring 25 local acts. Hosted by The Cosmic Circle, an Oakville-based event coordinating company, the festival wraps up on Sunday with a fundraiser for YMCA... Read more
LGBTQ+ Resource Centre Presents: QPOC Talk
On February 5, Humber’s LGBTQ+ group hosted their first Queer Persons of Colour Talk. This group organizes initiatives to support students of colour who belong to the LGBTQ community. Students can access support in a safe space for a variety of activities, such as homework, counseling, relaxation and open... Read more
Coca-Cola serves up gay-friendly ad for all genders, generations
NEW YORK, March 6 (Reuters) – Soft drinks maker Coca–Cola Co has launched a gay-friendly ad featuring a brother and sister vying for the attention of a handsome pool boy in the campaign that has won praise for diversity and inclusion. “Sibling rivalry never looked more inclusive,” Out Magazine said of... Read more
Toronto queer collective bring the Funk and Rhyme to the city’s gay village
The streets of Toronto’s Gay Village got funky this past weekend. On Feb. 11, Toronto queer collective, RUDE “disrupted” the gay village in the city’s downtown core. Funk and Rhyme, the collective’s second official event, introduced spoken word and funk music to the Glad Day Bookshop – the oldest... Read more