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Global Black Pride Is Almost Here

Global Black Pride to be Hosted in Toronto, July 27-31 2022

“Honouring our Past, Securing our Future”
has been announced as the theme for this year’s Global Black Pride

Programme

Opening Ceremony – Wednesday, July 27th 

5:30 PM – 8 PM

Invitation Only

The opening and closing ceremonies will highlight the partnership and collaboration between Global Black Pride, Pride Toronto, Blackness Yes!, City Councilors, the Mayor’s Office and communities. The opening ceremony will be co-hosted by Blackness Yes!, Global Black Pride, and the Mayor’s Office to reestablish the importance of community partnership involvement and leadership engagement.

Human Rights Conference – Thursday, July 28th 

9:00 AM –  6:00 PM

Courtyard Marriott – 475 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7

The Human Rights Conference will serve as a coming together of human rights defenders and activists across the globe, physically and digitally. The conference will respond to the violence, discrimination, and exclusion that have harmed Black people and people of color who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+)

 

 

Health Fair and Global Village – Friday, July 29th 

10:00 AM –  6:00 PM

Courtyard Marriott – 475 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7

 

The Global Black Pride Marketplace will highlight and showcase Black LGBTQI+ vendors, artists, and merchants. This outdoor street market will provide a space to celebrate, connect, and support the rich and wide artistry and creativity of Black LGBTQI+ entrepreneurs and artists where participants can display, sell, and promote their crafted goods and services. At the Global Black Pride Marketplace, the community can shop with Pride!

 

Night Out On The Town – Friday, Saturday & Sunday July 28th – 30th 

Evenings – Late

 

Various locations

 

Explore Toronto! Visit and network with local Black-owned spaces in Toronto with evening activities, social experiences, and other festivities at local Black owned businesses and shops.

 

Black Queer Brunch: A Taste of the Islands – Sunday, July 31st 

12:00 PM –  4:00 PM

 

Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas St. W, Toronto, ON M6J 1T9

 

 

Enjoy a taste of the islands with a tropical menu from Chef Javier Romero at Lula Lounge. This event will be the closing ceremony that highlights Black Drag artists and the partnership and collaboration between Global Black Pride and its Black Queer community. Watch performances by Devine Darlin, Manny Dingo, and Canada’s drag race stars Kimora Amour and Jada Hudson! This brunch would bring the community together through food and entertainment. We’ll have brunch together, enjoy drag performances, and have final words from the Global Black Prideteam and sponsors. This event is made possible by TD Read Commitment.

 

Blockobana – Sunday, July 31st 

12:00 PM –  11:00 PM

 

Stackt Market – 28 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5V 0C6

 

Organized by Blackness Yes! Blockobana is a closing party of the weekend, a day music and arts Festival where LGBTQI+ African, Black and Caribbean people celebrate cultures free from homophobia, transphobia, and anti-Black racism.

 

Host Profiles

Blockorama

Global Black Pride

Pride Toronto