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Toronto, May 31 (Canadian-Media): Toronto Mayor John Tory will be joined by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Ward 27 Toronto Centre-Rosedale), other members of Toronto City Council and Pride Toronto co-chairs Erin Edghill and Kevin Rambally tomorrow to officially raise the Rainbow and Transgender flags and proclaim June as Pride Month in Toronto City Hall at 12:30 p.m., media reports said.
Pride Toronto 2018. Image credit: Unsplash
The ceremony will include an acknowledgment of recent victims of violence and heinous crimes within the LGBTQ2S community.
This year's Pride Festival will spread over 24 days beginning June 1, and will end on Festival Weekend from June 22 to 24.
Pride Month, recognized locally and internationally as a premier arts and cultural event for Toronto, will showcase the activism, diversity, history, courage and culture of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex, queer, questioning, two spirited communities and allies (LGBTQ2S) and will again feature one of North America's largest annual Pride parades.