He made history a year ago when he became the first sitting Prime Minister to take part in a Pride parade.
Trudeau, a member of the Liberal Party, has pushed themes of tolerance and multiculturalism since becoming prime minister in November 2015, publicly embracing issues such as Syrian refugees while other world leaders shied away from him.
A Black Lives Matter chapter demanded NY police abandon gay Pride Marches Sunday, claiming the officers were a threat to the safety of black people.
He waved at the thousands of people who lined both sides of the parade route down Yonge Street, frequently yelling out, "Happy Pride!"
On the same day as this year's Pride parade in Toronto, BLM protesters in Minneapolis brought that parade to a stop, demanding that police be removed.
It is organized annually by the Rice Pride Committee, which consists of representatives from various student, alumni and administrative organizations supporting the LGBTQ community.
"If you do it for the right reasons, rather than it just being a billboard for your product, you will build trust that you are there because you want to be an ally", said Tiffany Apczynski, vice president of public policy and social impact at Zendesk, in an interview with MarketWatch. "This shows there's clearly still a need for brands to humanize the gay community [on above the line channels] further and a lot more that we all can do", Iain Walters, deputy director of marketing for Pride In London, told Marketing Week of the inspiration behind the commercials. First, "We demand that Twin Cities Pride honors the legacy and life of trans women of color and recognize Pride as the byproduct of their resistance of police brutality and repression".
Another successful Toronto Pride wrapped on a high note yesterday after a year of turbulence surrounding last year's Black Lives Matter protest and the subsequent ban of uniformed police in this year's parade.
Amid the exuberant cheers and waving of rainbow flags to celebrate the brightest aspects of gay pride, some of the community's uglier history is lost in the background, activists said.
Toronto Mayor John Tory, who was also taking part in the parade, expressed hope a solution would be found well before next year's event.
"I remember crying, and I remember looking at my mother and saying, 'I finally get to be me and we finally get to be us'".