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Toronto's Trans Community Kicks Off The Largest Pride Weekend

Thousands of people march to Toronto's city center with the transgender community on Friday evening for celebrating the largest LGBT celebration in the world. Toronto Pride's Transgender March begin in the city's historic Gay Village and this march in just an hour made its way through downtown. People of the diverse group were shouting, dancing and celebrating without pause and with full enthusiasm.

The message given by the march was "All you need is love." The event's host and LGBT activist Chaz Bono explained about their surprising experience. The crowd was shouting and so much loving and supporting.

This event was the city's 35th annual Pride celebrations in Toronto. The event celebrated for ten days. And among this 10-day festival's, the Transforming Pride event is largest events. The Transforming Pride event has been a part of Toronto's Pride celebration since 2009. 

Toronto's Trans Community Kicks Off The Largest Pride Weekend

Toronto's Trans Community Kicks Off The Largest Pride Weekend

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Thousands marched to Toronto's city center with the Transgender community

Thousands marched to Toronto's city center with the Transgender community

Everything seem to be more colorful

Everything seem to be more colorful

One rally speaker explained that Pride celebrations create an important, progressive space for gay people including transgendered people. The speaker continued, there are people who exclude some of the most vibrant parts of the LGBT+ community and prevent us from being ourselves. People knowing a transformation is on its way cheered with enthusiasm.

People were gathered wearing rainbow clothes to street clothes

People were gathered wearing rainbow clothes to street clothes

The Transforming Pride event intended to offer a place for Transgender identified people to "rally, stand up and come together in solidarity".

Friday's Transgender Pride rally and march with amazing hosts and aundiences

Friday's Transgender Pride rally and march with amazing hosts and aundiences

A fantastic performance act is featured in Transgender Pride Rally and march that goes well into the evening. Blocking off streets of the city's historic Gay Village the event began around 7 p.m. The area is also known as Street Fair till the festival is not ended. People who participated in the rally were sharing rainbow flags and cheering as they listened to speakers talk about struggle, community, culture and change in the gay community.

Mx. Justin Vivian Bond performed for Toronto Pride's Transgender March

Mx. Justin Vivian Bond performed for Toronto Pride's Transgender March

Human rights activist and adult film pioneer Buck Angel hit the stage with second last act, but before that the proud, fun-loving troupe headed down to Yonge-Dundas Square. Buck Angel, the performer proudly declared his identity and sexuality without any hesitation.

Buck Angel fan listening to his Friday night performance

Buck Angel fan listening to his Friday night performance

Angel shouted, "I'm a man who has a vagina and I'm gonna tell everybody out there," "And it's normal." He summed up by giving the core message, "You can be anything you want. Anything. But there's only one thing you can't be: an asshole."

Buck Angel met his fans after his show

Buck Angel met his fans after his show

Cabaret veteran Mx Justin Vivian Bond followed Angel's performance. They belted out classic, jazzy tunes until the show closed.

It was a rave night of Pride celebrations

It was a rave night of Pride celebrations

All in the name of pride, diversity, acceptance and, of course, love people tireless paraded back to The Village as the "Toronto's Times Square" shut down. Then, Pride celebrators just begin a rave night of street dancing at the Pride Street Fair.

Man was offering hugs with a homemade sign

Man was offering hugs with a homemade sign

There was an active nightlife until early Saturday morning. With sign-making for the Dyke March, Saturday's events kick off. On Sunday, the final day of Toronto's 35th annual Pride celebrations hosted the Toronto Pride Parade. This event draws an estimated 100,000 people.

A powerful message given by one of the march participant

A powerful message given by one of the march participant

Positive messages given by the people who participated in the march by different ways.

Happy faces were visible everywhere

Happy faces were visible everywhere

Everyone in the event has happy faces as they were participating to create a positive impact and enjoyed the rally by meeting new people and dancing.

A Street Festgoer killed it

A Street Festgoer killed it

Concertgoers caught an impressive collection of queercore, punk, trash-drag and indie bands. This celebration is to show people the diverse and positive impact LGBT+ people have on communities throughout our world.

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