COMMUNITY ONE BLOG

Grants at a Glance: Sunshine Centres for Seniors

  On October 2, the Sunshine Centres for Seniors held their weekly Rainbow Bridges meeting for seniors in the LGBTQ+ community, an initiative for which they received a 2018 Foundation Rainbow Grant. This year’s health and wellness theme has gathered speakers and guests in important areas such as fire safety, personal security, and for this […]

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2018 Success Story: Nuit Rose ‘Unbound’

    Artist collaborative Throbbing Rose Collective kicked off 2018 Toronto Pride Month by unleashing their fifth instalment of the successful art festival NUIT ROSE. The sprawling event spanned from Queen West to the Village and featured more than 75 LGBTQ+ artists showcasing visual and performing arts. This year’s theme, Unbound, sought to reach beyond borders, […]

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Success Story: Inside Out

    The annual Toronto Inside Out Film Festival wrapped in June, with another stellar lineup giving voice to queer storytelling and sharing LGBTQ+ experiences from around the world. But once the red carpet is rolled up, Inside Out does not simply disappear – the 28-year-old charity manages a multitude of programs aimed at developing […]

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Success Story: Black Lives Matter – Toronto Freedom School

      These Facebook posts will be five years old this July, a span that can seem remarkably short considering all that has happened between these historic messages and the rise of Black Lives Matter, the now-international grassroots movement fighting anti-Black racism and demanding transformation in the treatment of Black communities. Activists janaya khan […]

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