25th February 2015
Police investigating the death of young Somali trans woman in Canada
1:38 PM — Sumaya Ysl, a popular member of Toronto's LGBT community, was found dead on 22 February. Police are not treating her death as suspicious.
22nd September 2014
Canada: Vancouver LGBT activist Jim Deva dies in freak accident 9
2:27 PM — A Vancouver activist who won a court challenge over his right to sell LGBT-themed books has died in a freak accident.
14th September 2014
Canada: Anti-gay Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s brother running to succeed him 7
7:12 PM — The brother of Toronto mayor Rob Ford is in the running to succeed him, after the anti-gay politcian dropped his re-election bid over health concerns.
12th September 2014
Canada: Anti-gay Toronto mayor Rob Ford drops re-election bid 10
6:28 PM — Toronto's anti-gay mayor Rob Ford has dropped his re-election bid after being hospitalised with a tumour.
7th September 2014
Watch: Homophobe lost for words when interviewer brings up anti-gay tweets 104
5:12 PM — A Toronto school trustee who claimed that Pride is a "freak show" and that "homosexism" is ruining Canada has refused to answer any questions about his statements in a bizarre interview.
11th August 2014
Canada: Toronto to get permanent trans memorial after city removes makeshift one
6:50 PM — A permanent transgender memorial is to be developed in Toronto, after a makeshift one was accidentally washed away by council staff.
6th August 2014
Toronto photographer documents his transition in a portrait series 7
10:47 PM — Photographer Wynne Neilly has released a self-portrait project entitled “Female to 'Male'” which documents his transition.
27th July 2014
LGBT rights demonstrators attacked at Toronto mayor’s appreciation event 10
5:36 PM — LGBT rights activists who turned up to protest against the Toronto Mayor's alleged homophobia at an event he held were attacked and told to go home.
13th July 2014
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: I’m a spendaphobe, not a homophobe 16
11:54 AM — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has dodged questions about whether he is homophobic, claiming to be a "spendaphobe" instead.
11th July 2014
Canada: Toronto Mayor fresh out of rehab votes against helping homeless LGBT teens 17
11:24 AM — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has voted against a proposal that would provide help for homeless LGBT teens, the only person to do so.
10th July 2014
Canada: Toronto Mayor fresh out of rehab refuses to applaud WorldPride organisers 16
11:40 AM — Toronto’s controversial mayor has once again come under fire in a council meeting, after he refused to join a standing ovation to praise the organisers of WorldPride Toronto.
30th June 2014
Canada: Toronto WorldPride festival attracts crowds, ‘streets overflowing’ 3
3:41 PM — Over 12,000 marched in the WorldPride parade yesterday in Toronto, in the culmination of the week-long festival.
27th June 2014
Toronto holds international mass gay wedding to celebrate World Pride 2014 2
10:44 AM — 115 same-sex couples from across the world were married yesterday, in a free ceremony hosted in Toronto’s Casa Loma.
23rd June 2014
Canada: Tweet-powered Pride flag unveiled for WorldPride in Toronto 2
2:09 PM — The week-long WorldPride festival is under way in Toronto, with a special Twitter-powered Pride flag unveiled as part of the festivities.
17th June 2014
Second ever Asexual Conference at World Pride Toronto 2014 7
5:45 PM — The second International Asexual Conference will be held at World Pride in Toronto this year, following the first Asexual Conference at the 2012 World Pride in London.
23rd May 2014
Canada: Gay Ugandan activists due to speak at WorldPride Conference denied entry 11
9:13 PM — Canada has refused to grant entry to ten Ugandan LGBT activists invited to speak at WorldPride Human Rights Conference in Toronto next month.
5th May 2014
Toronto announces attempt to break world record for largest mass gay wedding 4
9:26 PM — Toronto's deputy mayor has announced an attempt to break a world record for the world's largest mass gay wedding.
21st September 2013
Political party starts petition to ban Russian politicians supporting anti-gay law from entering Canada 21
7:21 PM — The New Democratic Party (NDP) in Canada has launched a petition calling for the government to ban Russian politicians supporting anti-gay laws from entering the country.
16th September 2013
Canada: Waitress ‘humiliated’ gay couple in restaurant by telling them they cannot sit together 26
5:10 PM — A gay couple in Mimico, Toronto have spoken out over an incident where they were "embarrassed" and "humiliated" by a waitress who told them they cannot sit together, accusing them of indecent behaviour and of touching one another.
9th September 2013
Canada: Top Finnish filmmaker to direct ‘Tom of Finland’ biopic on life of gay artist 5
4:29 PM — One of the most successful Finnish film directors, Dome Karukoski, will direct an authorised biopic about the influential gay artist 'Tom of Finland' -- the man who inspired the look of Freddie Mercury and the Village People.