Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made history as the first PM to march in a pride parade. Trudeau participated in Sunday’s Toronto Pride, where he quickly became the center of everyone’s attention.
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Everyone was in love with Trudeau, as he he shook hands with supporters, took selfies, adn otherwise enjoyed the festivities of the parade. He even got squirted by a water gun.
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As he walked the route, Trudeau was met with loud cheers and applause from the crowd. A longtime supporter of the LGBT community, he also marched last year, before he was elected as Canada’s twenty-third PM.
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It helped that Trudeau himself seemed to be having an amazing time at the parade.
— Lilly Singh (@IISuperwomanII) July 3, 2016
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Trudeau tweeted after the parade, with a simple message of support for the LGBT community.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) July 3, 2016
And if that wasn’t enough, Trudeau also announced that his government would explore gender-neutral options on identity cards. He said they would look at the “best way” to implement the neutral options, which would allow gender-nonconforming and other individuals to choose something other than male or female.
“That’s part of the great arc of history sweeping towards justice,” Trudeau told Canada’s CP24.
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