September 5, 2023 / Entertainment Latest

September/October 2023 Cover Story: Salah The Great

We sit down with the one and only Salah Bachir as he prepares to release his memoir this fall, entitled First to Leave the Party

July 20, 2023 / Latest Life

Photo Gallery: 2023 Green Space Festival’s Starry Night Reception

The stars were out for The 519’s Green Space Festival opening reception…

June 13, 2023 / Latest Life

Love Pairs With Giving This Summer

The LCBO is making it easy for Ontarians to give back to the 2SLGBTQI+ community this Pride

December 28, 2022 / IN Community Latest Life

IN Community: Toronto’s First Shelter For LGBTQ2+ Adults Is Now Open

New shelter funded by the City of Toronto, operated by Homes First Society and supported by The 519

November 26, 2022 / Latest Life

A Community Vigil Honouring Colorado Victims & Survivors Will Take Place On Sunday, November 27 In Toronto

Pride Toronto and The 519 are co-hosting a community vigil to bring people together in solidarity with our communities and allies in Colorado

June 17, 2022 / Entertainment Latest

Everything You Need To Know About The 2022 Green Space Festival!

The Green Space Festival returns to Barbara Hall Park with the very best in drag and DJ talent coming your way

June 7, 2022 / Latest Life

The 519: Supporting 2SLGBTQ+ Futures Since 1975

Toronto’s The 519 provides ongoing support to promote the health, happiness and full participation of the 2SLGBTQ+ communities

May 26, 2022 / Latest Style

Our Place Releases 'Full of Pride' Mugs In Collaboration With Queer Artist Viviana Matsuda

The Instafamous Our Place brand is celebrating Pride with limited-edition ceramic mugs… Beloved cookware brand Our Place has partnered with queer Japanese-Mexican artist Viviana Matsuda to celebrate queer gatherings this...

November 8, 2021 / IN Community Latest Life

IN Community: The 519 Virtual Gala Supports Canada’s Largest LGBTQ2+ Community Centre

November 14 event to feature musical performances by Alan Cumming, Ben Vereen, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jackie Richardson, Theo Tams, and Serena Ryder… By Jumol Royes Who doesn’t love a party with...

May 19, 2021 / IN Community Latest Life

IN Community: Cooking With Trans People Of Colour

The 519 publishes a new cookbook by and for trans folk… By Jumol Royes There’s a popular saying that goes: “Cooking with love provides food for the soul.” Cooking with...

March 12, 2021 / Latest Life

The 519: An Army Of Lovers That Never Stops

Through COVID-19, Toronto’s The 519 has been advocating for and responding to the most urgent needs of LGBTQ2S communities… By Dean Lobo For 46 years, The 519 has served as...

October 14, 2020 / Entertainment Latest Life

The 519's Annual Gala Is Going Virtual With Elton John, k.d. lang, Kim Cattrall & More

Canada’s largest LGBTQ2S community centre has put together a star-studded lineup for its upcoming online event… The 519’s largest single-day fundraising event, The Annual Gala, is going virtual this year...