Ranked right up there with san francisco and new york as a vibrant and openly gay city, canadas largest city has something for every kind of traveler. The gay and lesbian population alone hovers somewhere around 250,000 people, making this a great place for gay travelers to let loose and be themselves. The centre of the gay life in toronto shifted to church street following the 1981 toronto bathhouse raids, an event that galvanized the gay and lesbian community in the city. George hislop, an openly gay businessman and co-owner of one of the raided bathhouses, ran unsuccessfully for toronto city council. Toronto is a cosmopolitan hub of culture, art and opportunity. torontos enormously popular and well-attended gay pride celebration takes place each summer in the church wellesley village, and just about any warm day youll spot plenty of lesbians, gay guys, and friends of the community hobnobbing on the patios of the many cafes, lounges, and eateries in these parts that have them. Gay toronto travel guide 2021 with maps and listings for all gay bars and beaches, clubs and parties, saunas and cruising and hotels nearby. Explore videos, photos, travel tips, maps and top gay destinations. Find the most reliable information about the best gay events around the globe. Check out our range of gay cruises, tours and tailor-made holidays. Gay and lesbian tour operator with all-gay cruises and gay resort vacations since 1990 with holidays throughout the world, including europe, south america, caribbean, asia, australia and mexico.