COMMUNITY ONE BLOG

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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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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