Event: Pride Toronto is the not-for-profit organization that hosts an annual festival in downtown Toronto, which takes place each year during the last week of June.
Pride Week celebrates our diverse sexual and gender identities, histories, cultures, creativities, families, friends and lives. It includes a three-day street festival with over eight stages of live entertainment, an extensive street fair (including community booths, vendors, food stalls), a special Family Pride program, a politically charged Dyke March, a Trans March and the famous Pride Parade.
Expert: William Ryan
Expertise: homophobia, legal issues for LGBT people and LGBT communities
billryan [at] ismh-isms.com
Experts: Sean Waite and Nicole Denier, McGill PhD students in Sociology
Expertise: They reported in the journal Gender and Society that wage gaps in the Canadian labour market are stratified by sexual orientation.
Sean.waite [at] mail.mcgill.ca and nicole.denier [at] mail.mcgill.ca
Print interviews only due to their schedules.