COMMUNITY ONE BLOG

How do we choose who gets Rainbow Grants?

Every year Community One Foundation gives out tens of thousands of dollars in grants to LGBTTIQQ2S initiatives right across the GTA. You likely already knew that – as a writer for Community One, I mention it every chance I get. Did you see our summer newsletter? It’s there. New information booklet? Noted. How about on […]

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2018 Rainbow Grants Ceremony at The 519

On May 31, 2018, Community One Foundation honoured this years Rainbow Grant recipients with funding for their all-important projects in the areas of health, social services, research, education, advocacy, arts and culture. Hosted at The 519, the ceremony also featured performances by recording artists Cory Stewart and Tessa Gooden, and a panel discussion with some […]

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Success Story: Autistiqueers

    Autism Canada defines autism spectrum disorder (ASD, or autism) as “a neurodevelopmental disorder that impacts brain development causing most individuals to experience communication problems, difficulty with social interactions and a tendency to repeat specific patterns of behaviour”. A March 2018 report by the Public Health Agency of Canada found that 1.5% of Canadian […]

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Success Story: ‘Body Politic’ by lemonTree creations

There was almost 45 years between the first edition of the groundbreaking gay magazine The Body Politic and the 2015 announcement that its publishing successor, Pink Triangle Press, would no longer be offering print editions of its queer newspaper Xtra. Yet while the queer print world caught wind of the loss, Toronto-based theatre company lemonTree […]

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