Music has always been an important means of expression for queer artists and their fans, a way not only to celebrate diversity but also to advocate for the representation and equality that the LGBTQ community is still denied in many sectors.
With Pride celebrations happening across Canada in the coming weeks and months, it's the perfect time to watch and rewatch the best music videos from queer artists and allies. We've gathered a selection of our Canadian favourites, in reverse chronological order, below.
What's your favourite Canadian music video that puts queerness in the limelight? Let us know on Twitter @CBCMusic.
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