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  • Nik Redman

    Nik Redman is an artist, activist and community worker who was born in Montreal, Canada. Nik grew up in both Barbados and Canada.

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  • Aiyanna Maracle

    Aiyanna Maracle (1950 - 2016),was a Haudenosaunee, trans, multi-disciplinary artist, scholar, educator, story-crafter and storyteller. Maracle was actively involved in the merging of Ogwehoweh art and culture into the Euro-centric world and consciousness.

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  • Ravyn Wngz

    Ravyn Wngz is Tanzanian, Bermudian, Queer, 2 Spirit, Transcendent, Mohawk Tanzanian.

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  • Ashanti Mutinta

    Backxwash is the stage name adopted by Ashanti Mutinta who is the first transgender female artist to win the Polaris Music Prize, which is known to celebrate diversity and to support up-and-coming Canadian artists.

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  • Angela Robertson

    Angela Robertson is an activist working with black, women’s and LGBTQ communities. She is widely respected and recognized for implementing life-transforming programs for women in Toronto. Angela is currently Executive Director of Queen West - Central Toronto Community Health Centre.

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  • Bricks and Glitter

    While Pride can be a party for some, it’s often a precarious experience for others, particularly queer and trans BIPOC folk who don’t always feel safe or included in its spaces. For many as well, there has been a search for community driven spaces that veer away from corporate sponsorship.

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  • An Unkindness of Ghosts

    Odd-mannered, obsessive, withdrawn--botanist and healer Aster Gray has little to offer folks in rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them.

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  • Uncover: The Village

    Justin Ling

    For years, Toronto's Gay Village worried a serial killer was in their midst. Men were disappearing from the neighbourhood but police insisted there was no evidence of foul play. Then, in January 2018, police arrested Bruce McArthur for the murders of eight men.

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  • Jonny Appleseed

    Joshua Whitehead

    A tour-de-force debut novel about a Two-Spirit Indigiqueer young man and proud NDN glitter princess who must reckon with his past when he returns home to his reserve.

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  • Douglas Stewart

    Douglas Stewart is a gay rights activist and was the founding Executive Director of the Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention. He works mainly within Black communities to provide awareness and support to issues around gay rights.

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