October 27, 2017 -

Evergreen Brick Works

Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo
MPP Parkdale - High Park

  • 2017

Cheri DiNovo

Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo has been the Member of Parliament for Parkdale – High Park for the last 11 years. She holds the record for most Private Member’s Bills passed by an MPP and the most pro-LGBTQ legislation of anyone in Canadian history. DiNovo is an ordained United Church Minister who performed the first legalized same-sex marriage. DiNovo won the Lambda Literary Award in Washington D.C. for spirituality and religion for her book, Queering Evangelism and has received numerous awards for her 40+ years of activism including PFLAG Ally Award, presented by Rosie O’Donnell, as well as the Canadian Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity Medal, presented by Randy Boissonnault, special advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2S+ issues.