This article was published on August 5th, 2014
Deborah Cox was welcomed by thousands of fans who came from around the world to celebrate WorldPride 2014 in Toronto. The international star performed at the opening ceremonies and on the TD Welsey main stage at one of the largest pride celebrations in North America, held at the end of June.
The Saturday night performance on the TD Welsey main stage included other fantastic diva’s including Estelle, Kristina Maria, Jully Black and topping the show, Deborah Cox.
“Deborah Cox is an international celebrity and home town favorite, who has supported Toronto throughout its bid for WorldPride 2014, and with the support we have received from Toronto’s cultural institutions, it means our pride will be everywhere across the city,” said Kevin Beaulieu, Executive Director, Pride Toronto.
The three-time Juno award winning singer put on an amazing performance with a full line-up of back-up dancers and singers. It was a spectacular performance full of amazing energy that captivated the entire audience.
In addition to her singing and Broadway career, Deborah Cox is an advocate for HIV testing, especially bringing awareness to black women. She became an advocate for HIV and the gay community after a personal friend passed away from AIDS.