The mayor's persistent refusal to make Pride an essential part of his calendar is indefensible. Rob Ford, once again, will not be attending the Pride parade. Once again, Toronto is plunged into a fierce debate about what this means and how much it matters. It matters, tremendously, and it cannot be condoned. It matters because Rob Ford didn’t attend Pride at all last year—not the parade, not ceremonies held at [.
Mayor won't be attending the event, and Ford family tradition might not be to blame. “I’m not going to go to the Pride parade. I’ve never gone to a Pride parade. So I’m not going to change the way I am.” —Mayor Rob Ford, responding ... Read Post
Ford's refusal to attend the Pride Parade is the start of an annual running joke, and a symptom of a broader problem. I sometimes wonder if our mayor, Rob Ford, is some version of Phil Connors, the Bill Murray character from the ear... Read Post