Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: In Toronto, a Likeable Space Arrives Underneath a Loathed Expressway

In Toronto’s west end, next to historic Fort York, a few hardy ice skaters glide and crunch around a figure-8 trail. A sharp wind blows off Lake Ontario making the air feel like 5°F, but that doesn’t discourage them from making gentle circuits of the brand new track.

Just a few months ago, the Bentway was a construction zone. Two years ago it was still a scrubby patch of land under Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway, accessible but never used.

The transformation started with a phone call. In April 2015…