Pride 2015 Highlights


Pride 2015 brought lots of great media attention to MCC Toronto! Click any of the links below to read the stories, see the photos and watch the videos!

June 24

CBC News: Does Pride need to get more political? Read the great article on their website and don’t miss the amazing archival video from Pride 1981 at the end!

June 25

Torontoist: I Want Your Job: Reverend Kevin Downer A profile of our Executive Pastor and his special role at MCC Toronto.

June 26

CBC News: Gay marriage ruling hailed as ‘powerful message’ CBC’s coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court decision also included some words from Brent.

CITY News: Historic ruling making same-sex marriage legal Reporter Shauna Hunt talks about the U.S. Supreme Court decision from our doorstep!

CITY News: Celebrating Pride through Toronto’s Trans March Video from the Trans* Pride March, featuring an appearance from T.R.E.A.T. member Diana Howe!

June 28

Church on Church Street is Canada’s largest annual outdoor church service and was well attended this year despite the inclement weather. The vibrant Pride Choir delighted the congregation and Reverend Brent’s progressive sermon on equality urged the gathering to keep fighting for inclusive human rights, everywhere.

Photographer and MCC Toronto congregant Carla Barbo has shared her pictures here.


Photographer and MCC Toronto congregant Taras Karpiuk has shared his photos here.






The Pride Parade!

The rain couldn’t keep us down!


June 29

Toronto Star: Michael Coren: My unlikely sermon at the Metropolitan Community Church Michael Coren’s reflection on his time with us on June 14.

July 4

Love Wins: a traveller reflects on Pride in Toronto Travel blogger Bruce Walker wrote beautifully about Pride, MCC Toronto, history and LGBT rights, and has allowed us to republish his words on our website. You can read more about Bruce’s adventures on his website.