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Gay Friendly Canada

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We are thrilled to be publishing our 16th annual Gay Friendly Canada Guide in multi-media formats, to reach audiences from various demographics, whether you consume your media the old fashioned way via print, online via the web, as an Amazon Kindle e-book, on your phone, or through social media outlets. So much has changed over the years, not only in media, but also how we interact socially.

Who knew a few years back that we wouldn’t need to go anywhere, or call anyone, to find out what’s going on with our friends and family, check out the latest upcoming events, world news, or meetup with someone via an app. It’s all right in the palm of our hand these days, and so many people rely on their handheld devices for a big part of their day to day lives.

That said, many still feel the need for hands-on adventure, and that’s where travel comes in. Canada has so much to offer from coast to coast, including an extensive LGBTQ+ network and infrastructure of organizations, hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Pride parades and festivals can be found in all of our major cities, as well as in many of our smaller communities, with more and more developing each year. It’s truly amazing to see major corporations, politicians, businesses, organizations, and people from all walks of life out on the streets waving the rainbow flag, and proclaiming Love is Love.

For LGBTQ+ travellers, Canada remains one of the most progressive countries in the world when it comes to LGBTQ+ rights and freedoms, which is high on the agenda for many. Although not perfect, and there is still work to be done, great progress has been made over the past sixty years or so. Canada is also is a relatively safe destination compared to many other countries in the world these days.

However, this was not always the case, but society has continued to evolve to the point where it is now socially, legally and politically unacceptable to discriminate based on race, gender, or sexual orientation. Even indifference, or the unwillingness to engage with people of different mindsets, has swayed public opinion in political elections, or in everyday society.

Drag has also evolved over the years, and can now be found on mainstream TV and streaming services, but there’s nothing like the real thing in seeing a show in person. We touch on this in this edition, and you can check out all the details in our article on Feature Story Page.

With our milestone year marking 50 years of partial decriminalization of same sex relations nationwide, and the minting of the Equality Dollar by the Royal Canadian Mint for circulation across the country in hindsight, it’s a great time to visit Canada, or get out there to enjoy all we have if you live here.

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