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6 exciting June deals that shamelessly capitalize on Pride Month

However, one downside of being accepted into society is that we’ve become a target for companies that are blatantly attempting to take advantage of Pride Month.

2016 marks the first time Toronto celebrates Pride Month. We've made tremendous progress with gay and lesbian rights – we can get married, we can have children, we even have our own category on Netflix!

However, one downside of being accepted into society is that we've become a target for companies that are blatantly attempting to take advantage of Pride Month.

Take for example Ripley's "Night at the A-queer-ium", notable because last time I checked, queer people can visit an aquarium pretty much whenever they want.

If you're a card-carrying LGBT member looking to put your money somewhere that isn't down a man's g-string (where it belongs), here are a list of other companies shamelessly attempting to capitalize on Pride Month!

1. 50% off cremations at Pat's Crematorium!

Do you want to leave this world as flaming as you came into it? Pat's Crematorium is offering 50% off all cremation services during the month of June! Pat's also offers a selection of fabulous urns and accoutrements.

2. Mountain Equipment Co-op's "dyking boots"

Lace up, ladies! Mountain Equipment Co-op is offering a buy-one-get-one-free offer on all hiking boots for you and your ladylove!

3. Honest Ed's Bi-Buy-Bye Sale!

If you love Toronto's historical sites and both sexes, this is the event for you! As part of its farewell tour, Honest Ed's is hosting one last buying extravaganza for bisexual customers only. They guarantee you'll find more options in store than you will on Tinder.

4. Captain Smithie's Fag-Hagfish Fry

Come down to the waterfront every Thursday night in June to the all-you-can-eat hagfish buffet, courtesy of Captain Smithie himself. If you and your hag are looking for the perfect date night, this is the place to be after your Will & Grace marathon!

5. Mac's Lipstick Lesbian Beer Tent

If you need to touch up your lipstick or try a new shade then come out to Mac's Lipstick Lesbian Beer Tent. Each lipstick colour has been paired with an Ontario craft beer so you can make your mouth happy in every conceivable way!

6. Mr. Lube's "Greasy Pole" Male Revue

Pride Month is a long haul and you're going to need that oil changed at some point. Why not stop by participating Mr. Lube locations and take in their "Greasy Pole" male revue? While your car is getting oiled up, you can oil up a beefy Eastern European stud named Raul! Make sure to leave a good "tip."

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