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Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists

Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
01/24
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Two women kiss in front of signs and banners at the end of the rally in front of the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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Erin Filby carries a poster she made for the rally across Queen Street West.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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City councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam meets with the ralliers in front of the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre where she was attending a screening at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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James Dubro, City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam and activist Susan Gapka address the crowd in front of the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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City councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam accompanied by activist Susan Gapka, addresses the crowd with a megaphone in front of the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
06/24
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Local drag artist Donnarama dressed as Mother Russia poses in front of a line of police at the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
07/24
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A drag performer holding a sign and dressed in Russian attire uses a megaphone to speak to the crowd in front of the TIFF Bell Lightbox theatre.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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LGBT activists and their allies listen to speakers in front of the TIFF Bell Ligthbox Theatre.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
09/24
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A man holds up a sign that reads 'Love is NOT Propaganda' during a rally at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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LGBT activist James Dubro holds up a sign during the rally at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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A dog owner holds his pup and some rally posters at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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The rally marches and chants down Yonge Street.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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Men wearing pink triangles pinned to their shirts hold hands while marching with the rally down Yonge Street.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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A man holds up a sign covered in condoms that reads Fuck Putin Fuck Hate while marching with the rally down Yonge Street.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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Local drag artist Donnarama dressed as Mother Russia holds up a sign that says FREE while marching with the rally across Queen Street West.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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A person wears rainbow-coloured superman glasses during the rally at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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A man takes video at the rally while wearing a rainbow mask on the back of his head at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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A person wears a t-shirt to the rally at Yonge-Dundas Square that reads Harper = Death.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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A man in a rainbow cape and glasses raises his hands triumphantly during a rally in front of the Eaton Centre at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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People hold up signs behind a man wearing a rainbow cape and glasses during the rally at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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Activist Susan Gapka arrives bearing a rainbow Olympic torch at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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People gather for the rally at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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LGBT activists hold up signs during the rally at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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Activist Susan Gapka arrives bearing a rainbow Olympic torch at Yonge-Dundas Square.
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  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
  • Toronto gay community rallies in support of Russian LGBT activists
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Toronto LGBT activist group, #TOwithRussia, held a rally as part of an International Day of Solidarity for Global LGBTQ equality. The rally began at Yonge-Dundas Square and then proceeded to the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre.

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