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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 28th festival was one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!
Jane Farrow was the first executive director of Jane’s Walk. For ten years she worked as a CBC Radio One host and producer on such programs as The Sunday Edition and Q. Spacing Magazine named Jane one of the “10 People We Love” in their 10 Year Anniversary Issue, The Toronto Community Foundation recognized Jane’s contribution to urban resiliency with a Vital People Award in 2010, and In 2014 she was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement LGBTQ Inspire Award.
Toronto is home to multiple and thriving queer communities that reflect the dynamism of a global city. Any Other Way is an eclectic and richly illustrated local history that reveals how these individuals and community networks have transformed Toronto from a place of churches and conservative mores into a city that has consistently led the way in queer activism, not just in Canada but internationally.