Toronto Diversity

LGBTQ Events

Pride Toronto Festival & WorldPride 2014

Bursting with enough energy to power a city, Pride “Week” is a 10-day long celebration of queer culture that attracts people of all ages, ethnicities, and sexual identities. Gay, straight, bi, Thai – Pride is all about celebrating diversity. Read more about Toronto Pride 2014.

2014 will mark the first WorldPride celebration ever held in North America, and the fourth such festival in the world. Read more about WorldPride 2014.

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival

From humble beginnings, the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival has since grown to become the largest film event of its kind in Canada. Read more about Inside Out LGBT Film Festival.

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre: 2014 Lineup

This season, Buddies is featuring another unique lineup of shows and events not to be missed. Here is just a sampling of what there is to look forward to in 2014. See the Buddies in Bad Times 2014 lineup.

LGBTQ Nightlife

LGBT Toronto Nightlife Guide: Restaurants & Dining

Toronto has no shortage of great restaurants for every type of diet, budget, and cuisine. Most restaurants in the city are LGBT-friendly – many proudly so. See our LGBTQ restaurant guide.

LGBTQ Toronto Nightlife Guide: Bars & Clubs

We put together a list with everything you need to know about 15 of the most popular LGBT-friendly bars and clubs in the city. See our LGBTQ bars & clubs guide.

LGBTQ Trip Itineraries

LGBT Toronto Itinerary: Laid-Back Weekend

If you’re looking to experience gay Toronto’s nightlife at a more relaxed pace, check out this sample itinerary for a laid-back weekend featuring some of the city’s coolest LGBT-friendly lounges, bars, and attractions. See our LGBT Laid-Back Weekend itinerary.

LGBTQ Toronto Itinerary: Romantic Getaway

To give you a taste of what the city has to offer, here’s a sample itinerary for a truly magical weekend featuring some of gay Toronto’s most romantic venues and attractions. See our LGBTQ Romantic Getaway itinerary.

LGBTQ Toronto Itinerary: Wild Weekend

Check out this sample itinerary for an unforgettable weekend in gay Toronto featuring the city’s hottest, wildest, liveliest nightlife. See our LGBTQ Wild Weekend itinerary.

The Gay Village

Toronto’s Most Diverse Neighbourhood

We sat down for a Q&A with David Wooten, General Manager for the Church-Wellesley Village BIA, to hear his thoughts about Toronto’s Gay Village.

The 519 Community Centre

For decades, the LGBTQ community has been served by The 519 Church Street Community Centre. Learn about the history of The 519 and its events & activities.

Wedded Bliss

Meet Carter & Breken

We did a Q&A with Carter and Breken, the winners of our 2012 contest for a wedding at Toronto Pride, to hear their thoughts about love, marriage and Toronto.

The History & Timeline of LGBTQ Rights in Toronto

Check out our infographic on the history of gay rights in Toronto.

Beyond the Village

Parks & Beaches

Out of the closet and out of doors – gay Toronto is the place to be for fun in the sun. Learn more about Toronto’s LGBTQ-friendly parks and beaches.

Queer East

Toronto’s east end is home to plenty of LGBTQ-friendly bars, restaurants, parks, and beaches. Learn more about Toronto’s Queer East neighbourhoods.

Queer West

Queer West is a charming and gay-friendly neighbourhood with trendy art galleries, shops, and restaurants. Read about Toronto’s other gay village.