Pride Month 2022

In honour of Pride Month, YPT has compiled the following resources for families and classrooms to experience.

TVO Kids Show

That TVO Kids Show hosts prepare to attend a Family Pride festival. Before the big celebration they practice a magic performance, cook up a rainbow coloured dish and DIY some new outfits for the event.


Toronto Public Library’s “Reading with Pride”

A curated list of books from the Toronto Public Library that celebrate 2SLGBTQ+ Families.


CBC Kids’ Timeline of the LGBTQ Movement in Canada

A brief history of the strides LGBTQ people in Toronto, and across Canada, have made.


Events

Toronto Public Library Pride Events

Free 2SLGBTQ+ programs online, including Rainbow Storytime and a Teen Book Club. Click here for info.

Pride Toronto – Family Pride Events

Celebrate Pride with the whole family on June 25 & 26! Fun for all ages, and extra fun for those under 12. Click here for info.

Drag Queens Storytime

Drag Queens Storytime brings Drag Queens in full costume and makeup together with local children and families to share in an hour of storytelling, dress-up and fun.

AIDS Candlelight Vigil

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An open community event is held annually at the AIDS Memorial to remember, honour, and celebrate the people who have died of AIDS and to celebrate those who live with the virus. 


Groups, Communities & Helplines

Supporting Our Youth, for LGBTQ2S youth 29 and under

LGBT Youthline: confidential, non-judgmental, informed peer support for LGBTQ2S youth

TDSB Gender Independent Groups

Toby’s Place: drop-in for youth up to age 23 in Scarborough

East Qrew: youth group for ages 12-24