Black & White Gala - November 2, 2017

Black & White Gala - November 2, 2017


The Gala featured the presentation of the CGLCC Business Leadership Awards. It was hosted by the very funny Gavin Crawford ?and featured a knockout performance by Juno Award winning artist Divine Brown. The Gala supports the CGLCC Leadership Development Fund, a dedicated fund of the Canadian Gay & Lesbian Business Education Foundation. The Fund focuses on three core pillars: business, community, and youth, providing support in the form of training and education, skills development, and opportunity building. Money raised at the Gala is used in part for the creation of a scholarship for first year MBA students that have contributed significantly to the LGBT community.

10 Things I Learned Shooting Flash Street Photography At Toronto Pride

10 Things I Learned Shooting Flash Street Photography At Toronto Pride


Flash street photography is compelling and addictive. Here are 10 things I learned shooting flash at Toronto Pride this year. Enjoy!

VIDEO: Things Gays Do on Vacation

VIDEO: Things Gays Do on Vacation


We put together a little video of what gay guys do on vacation! hope you enjoy and comment below other skit ideas! happy monastero monday everyone!

LGBT small businesses say their diversity is a money-maker

LGBT small businesses say their diversity is a money-maker


Entrepreneurs urged to use networking, workshops, their own diversity to boost their businesses

NGLCC Global 5th LGBT Summit of the Americas – Hosted by CGLCC

NGLCC Global 5th LGBT Summit of the Americas – Hosted by CGLCC


An event for businesses looking to expand domestic and global opportunities. In collaboration with the US-based National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the Summit will expand business…

Morning Panel: Queer Identity in Media & Tech Community

Morning Panel: Queer Identity in Media & Tech Community


Venture Out 2107 is starting their day with a discussion about self-identity and representation in the media and technology sector. Building a personal brand is key in both the technology sector and within the LGBTQ2+ community. They will discuss: how do they intersect? What makes our intersectional identities unique?

Tourism campaign touts Toronto’s diversity

Tourism campaign touts Toronto’s diversity


The views are different here in “Canada’s downtown,” proclaims a new campaign from Tourism Toronto.


Matt Skallerud's insight:

Just released on Monday morning, the ad spot features ballet dancers riding the TTC, a kid flipping his bat like José Bautista, the vibrant energy of Chinatown, a Raptors game, a Drake concert and Pride weekend — all crammed in to just over a minute.

The first-of-its-kind LGBT Corporate Canadian Index - Sun Life Financial Inc. and Manitoba Telecom

The first-of-its-kind LGBT Corporate Canadian Index - Sun Life Financial Inc. and Manitoba Telecom


The LGBT Corporate Canadian Index Company is pleased to announce the launch of the first-of-its kind LGBT index for Canada. The LGBT Corporate Canadian Index (the "LGBT CCI") is a benchmark for understanding and measuring LGBT Diversity and Inclusion ("LGBT D&I") within corporate Canada.

Beyond Proud, LGBT Toronto

Beyond Proud, LGBT Toronto


In April of this year, I joined ten US meeting and event planners for a three-day “Men About Town” experience organized by Tourism Toronto. It was my seventh excursion to Toronto since first visiting two decades ago, and most entertaining, and eye-opening, by far.


Matt Skallerud's insight:

My early ventures were of the in-out variety, and not the pleasurable kind, but as a dot.com “executive” somewhat at sea in the role. There were no real touches, just taxis, windowless meeting rooms, corporate hotels, and lobby bars, which did little to disprove Toronto’s then prevailing reputation as an Americanized, corporatized yawn. Or, as the late-actor Peter Ustinov once remarked, “Toronto is a kind of New York operated by the Swiss.”

Pink Triangle Press names David Walberg as executive director

Pink Triangle Press names David Walberg as executive director


Walberg succeeds Ken Popert to become second ED in the company’s history

Excluding police from Pride parade is a big blow to equality

Excluding police from Pride parade is a big blow to equality


“It is difficult for me to understand what gives Black Lives Matter the right to command obedience from Pride parade organizers as to who may participate,” writes Shirley Bush of Toronto. “The whole basis of Pride is openness, inclusion and fairness.”