Gay Pride

Conservative Party: Here’s a lesson on branding

Dennis Matthews: The most successful brands insert themselves into culture without turning away existing audiences

The politics of letting it all hang out

Pride and publicity: Emma Teitel on the politics of letting it all hang out

Two things about Pride: 1. It’s bawdy. 2. Not everyone who has a problem with said bawdiness is a homophobe


Professor wants Pride Parade banned

Shinder Purewal tweeted that the parade is “vulgar”

Raining on the pride parade

Raining on the Pride parade

The Toronto event was widely reported to have been attended by a million people—an impossible statistic

Mitchel Raphael on why Jack Layton needed a human shield

Why Jack Layton needed a human shield

Politicians with bad hips


Newsmakers: June 30 – July 7, 2011

Prince Harry has a new gal, Thailand elects a woman, and at least one Canadian mayor will march at Pride

A million people at the Pride parade? Really?

There’s a good reason the figure is unbelievable: it’s wrong

Sorry Rob, it’s just part of the job

Sorry Rob, the gay pride parade is part of the job

Andrew Potter on the ritual humiliations that come with being a politician

So Rob Ford doesn’t like the gay pride parade? So what?

Why gay rights aren’t endangered by Toronto’s mayor


’69 is a Liberal position’

Dale Smith looks at Liberal courting of the gay community.