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In a recent YouTube video, Toronto Blue Jays radio broadcaster Scott MacArthur came out as gay, stating that he has been suicidal as recently as a few weeks ago and that he was encouraged to come out by a transgender female sports blogger and a gay platonic friend. In the video, he announced, “I’m a gay man and I have lived burdened by this secret for a very long time and ... I’m doing in an attempt to alleviate...

Andrew Gurza, a disabled queer activist who hosts the sex-focused Disability After Dark podcast and is a 2019 “Pride 50” honoree at our sister site Queerty, has alleged abuse by a caregiver assisting him in his Toronto apartment. Gurza has Cerebral Palsy. It limits the use of his limbs and requires him to use a wheelchair with assistance from a caregiver. As such, he lives in a March of Dimes building which is staffed by individuals who are paid by...
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Bruce McArthur has been accused of murdering numerous men in and around the city's Gay Village. A suspected serial killer has been charged in the murder of a seventh man in Toronto’s Gay Village. Bruce McArthur was arrested January 18 in connection with the disappearances of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman, who went missing last spring in the city’s Gay Village. Since then, police have linked the 66-year-old landscaper to the deaths of Majeed Kayhan, Soroush Marmudi, and Dean Lisowick. The...
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Organizers cite tension with LGBT community, including mishandling of the Bruce McArthur serial killer case. Police in Toronto have withdrawn their application to march in the 2018 Toronto Pride parade, ending efforts to appeal a rejection by parade organizers. Toronto Pride initially banned police from marching last year after Black Lives Matter demonstrators interrupted the parade to protest police brutality. The call for a ban intensified in recent months as outrage grew over police’s handling of a serial killer case that...
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Police released have photos of the deceased "as a last resort." Police in Toronto believe they’ve discovered a seventh victim of the killer who plagued Toronto’s Gay Village. Bruce McArthur was arrested in January in connection with the disappearances of Selim Esen, 44, and Andrew Kinsman, 49, who went missing last spring. Since then, authorities have also charged the 66-year-old landscaper with the murders of Majeed Kayhan, Soroush Marmudi, and Dean Lisowick. They’ve turned to the public for help in identifying the...
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Yesterday, we shared with you the news of Bruce McArthur’s arrest and his prior history with the law. Lat year, the Toronto gay community was shook but a number of disappearances in the Gay Village area. While most shooed away the thought of a real problem occurring, the police were not so sure. Then last week, 66-year-old landscaper Bruce McArthur was arrested by the police under the suspicion that he was involved with the disappearances of two men named Selim Esen...
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Authorities have yet to recover bodies but say ‘we believe he is responsible for the deaths of other men who have yet to be identified’ Police in Toronto have arrested and charged a man with the murder of two gay men. Selim Esen, 43, and Andrew Kinsman, 49, disappeared last April and June respectively. Friends and family feared the worst as their disappearances were totally out of character. Police, at the time, said they were not making a connection between the disappearances....
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An outrageous act of vandalism against gay couple happened again in the Eve of coming Christmas. Fortunately this time nobody suffered just Christmas Display of one gay couple was furiously vanfalized by a group of homophobic teenagers. One question - for what? Just for being of other sexual orientation and for support of other colours? Toronto gay couple were sad to find their festive holiday decorations vandalized. Adam Broker and Chirs Barsnicki have been known for the past 12 years for their big Christmas...
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When you go from a $1 MILLION surplus to a deficit of $500,000, there's a problem. What ever could the problem be for Toronto Pride to have this drastic swing over the past year? The organization’s annual report, which will be presented Wednesday evening at its annual general meeting, outlines a concerning decline in donations and corporate sponsorships year over year. Based on audited financial statements from July, Pride’s revenue from fundraising and donations dropped $678,450 from $758,015 in 2016 to...
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“We celebrate the multiple layers of identities that make Canada extraordinary and strong.” Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has joined the celebrations at Pride once again – this time at Toronto Pride 2017. Greeting spectators and those marching in the parade, it seems nothing was stopping the political figurehead from celebrating the power of equality with those from across the LGBT+ community. Shaking hands, waving and even the occasional hug, it was big smiles from Justin. The PM even found time to paint...
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Pride Toronto has apologised for perceived “anti-blackness” and launched a process to consider whether to ban police units from marches, after demands from Black Lives Matter protesters. In July, the Canadian city’s Pride parade ground to an unexpected halt when Black Lives Matter protesters disrupted the event, refusing to let the march continue until organisers agreed to a string of demands. The group, who criticised the event’s alleged “anti-blackness” in an official statement, only agreed to let the parade continue when Pride Toronto organisers signed...

The popular prime minister became the first sitting leader to lead the annual parade yesterday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday became the country’s first sitting PM to march in Vancouver’s annual pride parade. It’s been a colourful couple of months for the liberal leader, after he also became the first premier to lead Toronto’s parade a few weeks ago. Trudeau and his family received a massively warm welcome from the gathered crowd, as he stopped to pose for selfies as supporters...

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