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    TOGETHER WITH THE IGLTA

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    GAY TRAVEL: TORONTO

    Toronto's diverse neighborhoods define this eclectic, gay-friendly Canadian city. Explore each unique ‘hood—from Chinatown to Little Italy—savoring their shops, eateries, and energy. It's big-city bustle, crossed with gay-friendly entertainment galore.

    Where to Stay

    The Gay Village, centered around Church and Wellesley Streets, is Toronto's main LGBT neighborhood.

    For edgier fare, try Queen Street West.

    Map of Toronto

    Things to Do

    • Browse the independent gay boutiques and galleries along Queen Street West.
    • Dine at an authentic eatery in Toronto's huge Chinatown. The atmosphere—and flavors—can't be beat.
    • Visit the clothing-optional Hanlan's Point Beach, a popular gay hangout on the western shore of Lake Ontario.
    • Simply walk and wander through Toronto's eclectic neighborhoods.

    Romance

    Treat your loved one to a night at the theater—be it avant-garde or traditional! Visit TO Tix in person or online for advance tickets or day-of discounts.

    Nightlife

    Gay bars and gay clubs line the ironically-named Gay Village at Church and Wellesley. The best bars include The Barn, Fly (which was featured in Queer as Folk), Straight Lounge, Woody's, and more!

    Know Before You Go

    Pick up the free gay publications—Xtra and Fab—for the latest entertainment information.