London threw a great party for WorldPride 2012, but it wasn’t without its hiccups. There were last-minute changes that saw the parade scaled back, no floats and some official events cancelled.
With Toronto set to take the WorldPride torch in 2014, there are some lessons to be learned.
“Plenty of planning, lots and lots of planning,” says Tony Hughes when asked what advice he would give Toronto to ensure a successful event. “And make sure all the funding is there in place.”
Below are video interviews with people on all sides of the fence. They are all passionate about the event’s success and where the blame for the blunders lays.