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MEDIA ADVISORY: Communities to honour Torontonians lost to AIDS at the 40th AIDS Candlelight Vigil on June 25

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MEDIA ADVISORY: The 519 joins Rainbow Week of Action to march for LGBTQ+ refugee rights

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TDoR 2023: Statement from 2Spirit, trans, and non-binary youth / Déclaration des jeunes bispirituels, trans et non-binaires

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[Media Advisory] The 519 Presents 'Enough is Enough!' a panel discussion addressing anti-2SLGBTQ+ hate

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[Media Advisory] Toronto’s queer and trans communities to protest against anti-2SLGBTQ+ hate on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBT)

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Trans Day of Visibility: How can we commit to being visible allies?

[Press Release] The 519 to Honour Esteemed Author John Irving with Ally Award

International Women's Day 2023: Women, Life, Freedom

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Re: Sentencing of Colin Harnack in murder of Julie Berman

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The Trial of Julie Berman

In Solidarity with Ontario's Drag Performers

November 2022

City of Toronto, The 519, and Homes First Society announce Toronto’s first dedicated shelter for 2SLGBTQ+ adults

In Solidarity; A Community Vigil Honouring Colorado Victims and Survivors 

In Solidarity with Club Q

Public Statement on Trans Day of Remembrance (TDoR) 2022

September 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Status For All: Letter to PM Justin Trudeau and Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Sean Fraser

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International Women’s Day: Our History, Our Reality, Out Future

“We are powerful because we have survived, and that is what it is all about; survival and growth.”

― Audre Lorde

The history and spirit of International Women’s Day reminds us that we stand on the shoulders of giants. This day reminds us that justice has never come from remaining silent and that our collective strength will win.

Women continue to lead in the face of adversity. They continue to show up on the front lines of our movements, working more hours for less pay to ensure that we have food on our table, all the while labouring to ensure our communities are cared for. They continue to fight the inequities brought on by a pandemic that has disproportionately impacted their lives.

We honour the women and gender-diverse people in our lives who inspire us to continue to fight the good fight against systemic discrimination, patriarchy, sexism, racism, gender-based violence, and heterosexism. We honour the resilience of Black, Indigenous, LGBTQIA+ and racialized women fighting to protect our land and water, fighting for equal pay and opportunity, and for justice, love, and equal rights.

International Women’s Day requires us to both honour the contributions of women and gender-diverse people in our movements while making real and tangible commitments to taking up the work of liberation in whatever ways we can.

International Women’s Day isn’t just our history, it’s our future. It is the promise of bread and roses. It is a world where we are all truly free.


International Women’s Day 2022 by The519

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