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Marchers holding signs marching in the Mad Pride Parade in Toronto 2016We had a great time marching in the Bed Push Parade – Mad Pride March in 2016. We showed our strength in the community and made lots of noise along the way! We marched from the Parkdale Library along Queen Street to Trinity Bellwoods Park.

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Mad Pride Week Begins at Activist Lecture Navi Dhanota

Mad Pride Week 2016 began July 11 at Ryerson University at the Ryerson Annual Activist Lecture by Navi Dhanota. The speakers and questions unearthed challenges and insights into activism in the education system and beyond: from community organizing to litigation.

Kathryn Church is Director of Disability Studies. Navi Dhanota is a PhD candidate in the Critical Disability Studies program at York University. Reema Khawja Counsel, Legal Services and Inquiries Ontario Human Rights Commission. Dianne Wintermute Lawyer, ARCH Disability Law Centre
L-R Kathryn Church is Director of Disability Studies. Navi Dhanota is a PhD candidate in the Critical Disability Studies program at York University. Reema Khawja, Counsel, Legal Services and Inquiries
Ontario Human Rights Commission. Dianne Wintermute
Lawyer, ARCH Disability Law Centre (Photo Alex Nishri)

Members of the Mad Pride Toronto Planning Group welcomed students, faculty, activists and the public.

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Mad Pride Planning Group (Some members L-R Sean, Karla, Lois, Sharyn, Tim) (Photo Alex Nishri)