COMMUNITY ONE BLOG

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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Success Story: PFLAG Canada Durham Region’s Teens and Tweens

    When we adopted the name Community One Foundation in 2010 – changing it from the decades-old Lesbian & Gay Community Appeal of Toronto – it was to signify our dedication to serving communities across the entire LGBTTIQQ2S spectrum, as well as an expansion of our granting beyond Toronto’s borders. Today, Community One funds […]

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Success Story: Hanlon McGregor’s ‘Unexpectedly Trans’

    Trans rights and stories have become more prevalent in media and public policy over the past few years, but representation for the community in entertainment remains slim – GLAAD’s 2017/18 report on LGBTQ+ inclusion noted just 5% of LGBTQ-identifying characters in film and television are trans-identified. That need for more trans stories adds […]

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Success Story: Roseneath Theatre’s ‘Outside’

    For more than thirty years, Roseneath Theatre has been producing theatrical plays for schools, tackling serious issues for youth including poverty, racism, health, and for its production Outside, bullying, homophobia and suicide. When Community One awarded them a 2015 Foundation Rainbow Grant for Outside, they were able to make some much-needed set improvements […]

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