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Annual Trans* Pride March

Annual Trans* Pride March

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR OUR TRANS* COMMUNITIES at WorldPride 2014!

Date:  Friday 27 June 2014  -  Rally at North Stage 7:00PM  -  March at 8PM

Trans* Pride March route map - WorldPride 2014 TorontoThe Trans* March is one of the largest events of the trans communities in the GTA. Since it began in 2009, the Trans* March has sought to provide a place for trans identified people to rally, to stand up and come together in solidarity. It's a grass-roots community focused event, providing safe space for trans people.

All trans* identified people, their friends and allies are welcome to march. Trans* women of colour and people with different abilities are encouraged to lead the march and set the pace for everyone else.

The Trans* March is a grass-roots community focused event, providing safe space for trans people. Since it began in 2009, the Trans* March has sought to provide a place for trans identified people to rally, stand up and come together in solidarity. It is now one of the largest events of the trans* communities in the GTA.

If you want to get involved, please email transpride@pridetoronto.com

WHO TRANS* PRIDE REPRESENTS

Trans* is an umbrella term that refers to all of the identities within the gender identity spectrum which includes but is not lilmited to those community members who identify as transgender, transsexual, intersex, transvestite, genderqueer, genderfluid, gender independent, non-binary, third gender, two-spirit, and bigender.

Trans* Pride supports all these ways of being, and seeks to provide a safe place for anyone whose gender or sexuality doesn't fit within the narrow definitions society has given us.

Want to March?

There is no registration required for marching groups or individuals; only vehicles must register. Please note, there are a limited number of spaces for vehicles. 

Click here for vehicle registration

2014 Honoured Trans* Individual and Honoured Trans* Group

Honoured Trans* Individual:  Monica Forrester and Dr. Alex Abramovich

Since 1999, Monica Forrester has worked in various agencies to educate and make services accessible for trans* folks. She produces a bi-monthly zine called "Trans Pride Toronto," and co-produced a short video on the lives of 2-spirit Indigenous sex workers.

Dr. Alex Abramovich is a nationally recognized leader in the area of LGBTQ2S youth homelessness. His work is having an impact on policy as he is collaborating with Toronto City Council to help improve the ways LGBTQ2S youth homelessness is addressed, as well as the state of the shelter system. 

Honoured Trans* Group:  Trans Pulse

This year’s Honoured Trans* Group is Trans PULSE, a community-based research project investigating the impact of social exclusion and discrimination on the health of trans* people in Ontario. Its goal is to engage and provide the information necessary to change policies and practices and improve the health and well-being of trans* communities in Ontario and beyond.

PAST RECIPIENTS:
Year
Honoured Trans* Individual
Honoured Trans* Group

2013

Kyle Scanlon

The Fallen

2014 Monica Forrester and Dr. Alex Abramovitch TransPulse

 

 


Trans* is an umbrella term that refers to all of the identities within the gender identity spectrum which includes but is not limited to those community members who identify as transgender, transsexual, transvestite, genderqueer, genderfluid, gender independent, non-binary, third gender, two-spirit, and bigender.

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