Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
will march in Toronto's annual Gay Pride parade.
Trudeau will participate in the July 3
parade, organizers announced on Tuesday.
“Very much look forward to being
there again, this time as PM,” Trudeau tweeted to his 1.4 million
followers in English and French.
Trudeau is the first prime minister to
march in Toronto's annual parade.
Toronto's Pride Week is a ten-day
celebration held at the end of June. It is one of the largest Gay
Pride festivals in the world, drawing an estimated 1 million visitors
to the city in 2014.
Trudeau was elected in October with an
On Wednesday, Trudeau wished Twitter
followers a happy Pink Shirt Day, which fights bullying.
Wearing a pink t-shirt, Trudeau said in
a video: “We remember that our differences are a source of
strength, not weakness, and that kindness is one size fits all.”