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Family Pride

Family Pride

Family Pride

For WorldPride 2014, our Family Pride space is back!  Family Pride is a kid-friendly zone at the festival with activities and entertainment geared to kids and families and is located at the Church Street Junior Public School (83 Alexander Street, southeast corner of Church and Alexander streets).  This year, the space will be open to children and their families or guardians during the following times

  • Saturday, June 28 – 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday, June 29 – 10 am - 5 pm

A Night at the Movies

We are also hosting an affiliate event at Carlton Cinemas on Friday, June 27th:

A Night at the Movies - welcome reception @6:30pm, film screening at 7pm 
View the full event listing here:  http://www.worldpridetoronto.com/festival/events-calendar/2014/family-pride-a-night-at-the-movies

We will be featuring…

 The LEGO Movie




















Download our JUNE 2014 Newsletter
PreviousLY:  MAY 2014 APRIL 2014 February 2014


Our Friends of Family Pride have made major contributions toward sensational schedule of events for our families. Together, we have created a fun-infused program that is sure to delight! A whole-hearted thank you and a mighty high five to our fantastic circle of friends:

  • Be the Whistle Campaign
  • Carlton Cinemas
  • Children's Health and Human Rights Partnership
  • Chris McKhool
  • Church St Junior Public School
  • Diamond Integrated Marketing (TD Monster Mural)
  • Fancy Pants Kids
  • J. Wallace & Michelle Cho (TDSB Gender-based Violence Prevention Program)
  • Jerry Jeremiah
  • Key Assets Canada
  • Lexie Jelilyan (Paint Nite Canada)
  • Loblaws (Maple Leaf Gardens)
  • Mable's Fables
  • Macaulay Child Development Centre
  • Makin' Faces (Face Painting)
  • Rainbow Hoops
  • ROTC (Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps) & The Flaggots
  • S. Bear Bergman
  • Salimah Kassim-Lakha (Laughter Yoga)
  • Toronto Fire Services
  • Toronto Zoo
About Family Pride

Family Pride is a kid-friendly zone at Pride Week with activities and entertainment geared to kids and families.  Family Pride is organized by the Family Pride Committee in collaboration with our community partners:

  • The 519 Queer Parenting Program
  • LGBTQ Parenting Network at the Sherbourne Health Centre
  • Project Ten Oaks
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • Paper Kite Children's Foundation
  • Sick Kids Hospital Toronto


Family Pride celebrates the diversity and future of Toronto's LGBTTIQQ2SA parents/caregivers and children and strives to strengthen the community through vibrant, creative and engaging programs and activities.


In our commitment to the LGBTTIQQ2SA communities, Family Pride strives to:

  • Shape a safe and welcoming environment for families and volunteers;
  • Create a fun space that engages families and grows positive networks in the celebration of their love;
  • Engage and excite families in a celebration of sexual and gender diversity in families both locally and abroad through the coordination of diverse events and activities;
  • Connect with and help develop our communities, fostering essential partnerships;
  • Capture and build upon our organization's and our communities' history and strengths to build a bright future.

Kia Buchanan / Kevin Stephney
Family Pride Team Leads
E  family@pridetoronto.com

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