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International Grand Marshals & Human Rights Reception

June 26, 2014 International Grand Marshals & Human Rights Reception

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What:

WorldPride International Grand Marshals and Human Rights Reception. This cocktail reception is a chance to congratulate global human rights activists from around the world for their outstanding contributions to the promotion of human rights in their countries.

When:

Today, Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Where:

Innis College, 111 St. George Street, at the University of Toronto.

Who:

International Grand Marshalls (IGM)/Global Human Rights Activists: Bill Schiller (Sweden); Roseanna Flamer-Caldera (Sri Lanka); Gareth Henry (Jamaica); Angie Umbac (Philippines); Marcela Romeo (Argentina); and Anna Rekhviashvili (Georgia).

WorldPride Human Rights Conference spokespeople include: Brenda Cossman, Director, Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies; Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Former Prime Minister of Iceland; Jónína Leósdóttir, Former First Lady of Iceland; Masha Gessen, Journalist; Richard Lusimbo, Ugandan LGBTI Activist; Vivek Anand, CEO of Humsafer Trust one of the largest LGBTI health and human rights group in India; Tamara Adrian, Leading lawyer and international transgender activist in Venezuela; Justice Harvey Brownstone, First Openly Gay Judge in Canada; and Justice Monica Mbaru, Kenyan Lawyer and Human Rights Activist. 

• Alcohol service will be available. Present ID for service (19 years of age and over)

• All ages • Free to attend • Accessible space

About WorldPride 2014 Toronto and Pride Toronto

WorldPride 2014 Toronto is an international celebration taking place from June 20 – 29, 2014 that incorporates activism, education, and the history and culture of global LGBTTIQQ2SA* communities.  WorldPride 2014 Toronto is presented by Pride Toronto, producer of Canada’s largest annual festival of LGBTTIQQ2SA culture and human rights, under license from InterPride. *LGBTTIQQ2SA is an abbreviation used to represent a broad array of identities such as, but not limited to, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, two-spirited, and allies.

For more information on the IGM and Human Rights Reception, visit: http://worldpridetoronto.com/festival/events-calendar/2014/international-grand-marshall-and-human-rights-reception

Media Enquiries: MediaTeam@PrideToronto.com

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