Part of Toronto Pride was its Gala & Awards ceremony where politicians hobnobbed with who’s who of the gay community.
Toronto Liberal MP Mario Silva.
Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty with drag queens.
Enza Anderson with autographed photo of her and Dalton McGuinty.
Anderson with Toronto Liberal MP Bob Rae.
Pride Toronto grand marshal and former NDP candidate El-Farouk Khaki.
Former Toronto Progressive Conservative candidate Pamela Taylor and young Tory Shane Barnes.
Toronto drag star Sofonda Cox.
Toronto drag star Michelle Ross.
Sachin Aggarwal from Michael’s Ignatieff’s office.
Toronto photographer David Hawe (left) and Dean Odorico, general manager of Toronto’s premier gay bar Woody’s.
Philanthropist Salah Bachir took home the Lifetime Achievement award.
Matthew Cutler took home the Youth Leadership award.
Leo Zuniga took home the Human Rights award. Zuniga, a refugee from Mexico, is waiting for his humanitarian and compassionate hearing to see whether he can stay in Canada.
fab Magazine Deep Dish columnist Rolyn Chambers.
Xtra.ca reporter Michael Pihach.
One of the ushers.
Also as part of Toronto’s Pride week, the 519 Church Street Community Centre held an outdoor park fundraiser called Starry Night.
519 Church Street Community Centre board chairman and OUTtv host Mathieu Chantelois.
Toronto NDP MP Olivia Chow and web designer Joey Wargachuk.
Toronto Liberal MP Mario Silva (left) with actor Nathaniel Bacon.
Actress/writer and transsexual star Nina Arsenault.
Toronto Liberal MP Rob Oliphant.
Former Degrassi: The Next Generation star Adamo Ruggiero.
Toronto city councillor Kyle Rae and former Toronto mayor Barbara Hall
See the Toronto Pride parade pics here.