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ASL Volunteers Needed for Pride Week

Pride Toronto is currently looking for American Sign Language interpreters who can volunteer their skills for the 2010 Festival. If you are interested in using your skills to support Pride Week 2010, please send your contact information as well as a resume outlining your ASL training and experience to office@pridetoronto.com.  


Community Can Cleanup

Pride Toronto is proud to announce a new charitable fundraising opportunity open to local sports teams, community groups and non-profit organizations. Every year after Pride Week, we receive thousands of dollars from returning empty cans from our beverage gardens. This year Pride would like to extend an opportunity to local organizations to get involved and raise some funds.

The "Community Can Cleanup" is a fundraising initiative that will allow selected groups and organizations to enter 1 of 4 Pride Toronto beverage gardens and collect, store and return all empty cans to the Beer Store for the deposit.


SKIP OUR LINES DURING PRIDE!

Pride Toronto presents line bypass* into:

• TD Canada Trust Wellesley Stage
• Labatt Blue South Stage
• Queens Park Stage
• Fly Nightclub
• The BARN Nightclub
• Voglie

July 2 - 4, 2010 only

Extremely limited quantities available, get yours before they're gone!

$99 each - 3 days, ZERO lines*.


Women's Golf Day

Pride Toronto's Women's Golf Day is an annual event for women and their friends. The first Golf Day was held in 2009 at the Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham and was a resounding success. For 2010 Festival year, we are once again returning to Angus Glen with a full complement of golfers. The event will include a silent auction, raffle items, putting contest, prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin as well as, for the first time ever...

Win a Mini Cooper in the Women's Golf Day Hole-in-One Contest

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 1:00pm

VENUE: Angus Glen Golf Club, Markham

FORMAT: 18-Hole Scramble Tournament


Gala & Awards Ceremony

Each year the Gala & Awards ceremony honours individuals and groups who, through excellence in their work, have created a positive impact on the lives of or perception of Toronto's queer communities. This is an evening of exquisite dining and entertainment, attended by a spectrum of guests as diverse as the festival itself.

We invite you to join us as we celebrate the achievements of the following Pride Toronto Award recipients:

Robert Sirman (Arts and Culture)
Michelle Walker (Community Service)
Neill Kernohan (Human Rights)
Kyle Rae (Lifetime Achievement)
PRIDE House (Sports)
The Unity Conference (Youth Leadership)

Sponsorship Opportunities At The Annual Gala & Awards Ceremony - click here



Media Accreditation Process

Pride Week features 10 days of world-class arts and cultural programming, community activities, one of the world's largest street festivals - Friday June 25th to Sunday July 4th.

Pride Toronto's Accreditation process has been revised for the 2010 festival to include both Media and Independent Photographers.   Media passes allow for representatives to gain exclusive admittance into various events and sites throughout Pride Week 2010.  This includes access to backstage at festival events and preferred access to the parade route and beverage gardens (subject to Pride Toronto's discretion).  Interview scheduling will be dependent on availability and closed by June 20, 2010 - no unscheduled interviews will be provided.  

To apply for accreditation, please visit www.pridetoronto.com, complete the Media Accreditation Form in full, and email to accreditations2010@pridetoronto.com. Deadline for accreditation requests is June 7, 2010.


Community Fair & Marketplace

Pride Toronto attracts 1.2 million attendees each year.  Our STREET FAIR is a highlight attraction of Pride Week which features a Marketplace for vendors, a Community Fair for services and community groups; and Food Vendors with some of the best Tastes of Toronto.  

If you are a business or group wishing to participate, please note:  Limited space available.  The time to apply is NOW.  


Parade, Dyke and Trans March Applications

The Dyke March is a grassroots event, where members of the women's and trans LGBTTIQQ2SA communities take over the streets of Toronto.

At the heart of every great Pride Parade is a great story about the LGBTTIQQ2SA community. This year, the Pride Parade is going to be bigger, better, and prouder than ever!

For 2010, Pride Toronto will carry the torch and tradition of the 2009 first ever Trans March down Church Street!

This is YOUR chance to gather a group together and show your Pride


Theatre Ticket Giveaway

Ghost Light Projects and Pride Toronto are giving away 17 Double Guest Passes to see Larger Than Life: The Musical on Thursday, June 3 at 8pm and 18 Double Guest Passes to see Mamma’s Boy on Friday, June 4 at 7pm.

Both shows take place at The Factory Theatre 125 Bathurst Street. If you are interested in attending one or both of the shows, please email office@pridetoronto.com with your name and cellphone number.

Tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.


 Update on Honoured Positons coming soon...


Historic Gay Bookstore at Risk of Closing

The epitaph may soon be written on Glad Day Bookshop, North America’s oldest gay and lesbian bookstore – and the only one of its kind left in Toronto.           

  


        


                                   

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