And when it comes to celebrations, Justin Trudeau is all in. In honor of gay pride month, pride flags flew high across the globe Sunday to honor the Stonewall Riots, the milestone demonstration that sparked the LGBTQ rights movement. Along the parade route, he stopped to hi-five a young girl dressed as superhero. In addition to his buzzy footwear made by Halal Socks, he also wore a some temporary ink — a rainbow colored maple leaf. And he waved a rainbow flag along with activists. A member of the Liberal Party, Trudeau is a self-described feminist who has advocated for inclusivity with welcome messages to refugees and has championed trade deals.
Justin Trudeau becomes first Canadian PM to visit a gay bar
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Trudeau has changed—not just over the past couple of months, but over nearly five years of governing. By Marie-Danielle Smith May 7, The beard—to some a harbinger of a more-serious style of governance, or a more-mature prime minister, and to others just a goddamned beard—is here to stay. The beardless Justin Trudeau had been a Justin Trudeau of hope and colourful socks. A politician of close shaves, on his person but also on matters of national interest. A man of clean-faced about-faces. A leader, comfortable in the spotlight and confident of his divine birthright, amen, who needed no soul patch to harness attention.
This is the first time a sitting Canadian PM has visited a gay bar, and may even be the first instance the leader of a country has done this. NEWS pic. It may have been the first time a sitting PM stopped in at a gay bar. Find the link in our bio to read more about what happened. Earlier Monday, the Prime Minister spoke at an event marking the completion of multi-million-dollar renovations at the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station, and offered hope that Canadians detained in China will be able to come back home.
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