Celebrating Pride on Danforth East

DECA Pride, an east-end LGBTQ+ group under the Danforth East Community Association (DECA), had their second annual Pride Celebration Thursday, June 22 at the East Lynn Park Farmers’ Market. The event featured arts and crafts from Silly Goose Kids and Art Cave, live music featuring the Coe Hill Girls, a kids sing-along, and a rainbow […]

Michael is a cheerleader for his community

For a man whose name is recognizable as that of a leader in the East End community, it might surprise some to learn that Michael Rusek was not entirely excited to move to the area. At the time, four years ago, he and his now-husband, Eric, shared an apartment in Midtown, with Rusek commuting back […]

Toby’s Place makes a ‘safe space’ for Scarborough youth

Just over two years ago, Planned Parenthood set out to conduct comprehensive research studies of the Scarborough area in an effort to determine what services were available to LGBTQ+ Youth. They discovered that there were little to no services available in the Scarborough area. An alarming revelation considering the fact that a study by the […]