You’ve got to love a city that erects a bronze statue of a local gay magistrate accused of too closely examining the nether regions of three male suspects. There he is, Alexander Wood, at the corner of Church and Alexander in Toronto’s Gay Village.
Toronto is a city of colorful characters, one that celebrates a gay magistrate accused of too closely examining the nether regions of three youthful male suspects, a founding father whose property now comprises the Gay Village. How gay is that?
Pride Week in Toronto, set for June 24-July 3, 2011, promises once again to be brash, bold and boisterous. With humble origins that began with Gay Day picnics in the city’s parks 31 years ago, Pride Toronto has since blossomed into a city-wide event that promotes tolerance, civility and dialog with the city and its burgeoning LBGT population.