Last week, we hit AGO First Thursdays to kick off Toronto’s Pride month with fervour. We’ve been crushing on New York-based hip hop artist Junglepussy for so long, and watching Shayna McHale in Walker Court put us in a trance-like state of absolute awe.

Curated by Syrus Marcus Ware and Kyisha Williams (on behalf of Blackness Yes!) the night brought together DJs, artist projects, performances, talks to celebrate Black queer and trans lives, art and activism, and all things Pride.

Here’s to a happy, sexy, sweaty Pride month in Toronto, where everyone feels safe and at ease.

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