With World Pride set in Toronto this year, why not look at some of the notable Canadian LGBT members.
Age: 50 (February 12, 1964 – )
Occupation: Politician (Canadian Liberal Party) and Broadcaster
Most Known for: Mayoral Candidate during the 2010 Toronto municipal election. First openly gay member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) and first openly gay cabinet minister.
Age: 41 (August 14, 1972 – )
Occupation: Make-up artist, TV personality and clothing designer.
Most Known for: Host and Judge on “America’s Next Top Model”. Host/Executive producer of “Canada’s Next Top Model”.
Age: 60 (May 21, 1953 – )
Occupation: Ontario Politician (Canadian Liberal Party)
Most Known for: Current Premier of Ontario. Current Ontario Minister of Agriculture.
Age: 52 (November 21, 1962 – )
Occupation: Pop and Country singer
Most Known for: CanadaHall of Fame inductee. Grammy winner. Juno Winner. Sang “Hallejuah” at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
Age: 44 (November 21, 1962 – )
Occupation: Comedian, TV personality, Political Satirist and Author
Most Known for: Personality on “This Hour has 22 Minutes”. “The Rick Mercer Report”. Won 25 Gemini Awards. Made video for the It Gets Better project.
Tegan and Sara
Age: 33 (September 19, 1980 – )
Occupation: Musicians and Songwriters
Most Known for: Indie rock duo. Songs have been featured in films and TV shows. Juno Award Winner. “Closer”.
Age: 35 (September 10, 1978- )
Occupation: Comedian, Writer and Producer
Most Known for: Star on MuchMusic’s “Video on Trial”. Producer for “Big Brother Canada” and “Canada’s Got Talent”.
I always knew I was gay. I always knew that somehow it would work out.
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Who’s your LGBT role model?