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Toronto Queer Film Festival – June 14 to 16, 2017

posted Monday, June 12, 2017

by: in Activism, Events, Featured Events, Film, Lesbian, Pride, Queer, Toronto, Trans

The Toronto Queer Film Festival showcases contemporary, innovative, queer and trans film and video art. We are especially interested in supporting formally experimental films and/or social justice themed projects that center the experiences of Indigenous people, people of color, people with disabilities, transgender people, sex workers, porn makers, and other communities often marginalized in contemporary […]

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Pride Toronto’s Human Rights Panel, Queer ICON Speaker Series, and Remembering Orlando

posted Friday, June 9, 2017

by: in Activism, Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Queer, Toronto

Pride Toronto’s successful Human Rights Panels continue this year during Pride Month, voicing and discussing issues that face LGBTQ+ communities around the globe. Also returning for the second year in a row is the Queer ICON Speaker Series, with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tony Kushner as the keynote speaker. Mr. Kushner is a prolific writer, addressing […]

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Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer – Panel Discussion June 12, 2017 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017

by: in Activism, Books, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Pride, Queer, Toronto

Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer is a new book from Coach House Books that draws on range of voices from Toronto’s queer community. Toronto is home to multiple and thriving queer communities that reflect the dynamism of a global city. Any Other Way is an eclectic and richly illustrated local history that reveals how these individuals […]

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Art Spin June 15th – Humber Bay (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Events, Featured Events, Outdoors, Photography, Queer, Toronto

Who enjoys cycling? Who enjoys art? Who enjoys cycling to see art? Well this event is for you then! Art Spin is a roving curatorial project that situates commissioned, site-specific works in unique public spaces throughout the city. Each Art Spin tour gathers a large audience on bicycles to visit the multidisciplinary installations and performances […]

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Counterpoint Community Orchestra premieres “Elegy for Orlando” – June 10, 2017 (Toronto)

posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017

by: in Activism, Charity, Events, Featured Events, Music, Queer, Toronto

LGBTQ orchestra premieres Elegy for Orlando and the Toronto premiere of Mennonite Piano Concerto on Saturday, June 10th at Saint Luke’s United Church Counterpoint Community Orchestra is pleased to announce its third concert of the 2016/17 Season, Love & Light: Celebrating Canada 150 with Pride. This concert will showcase the dynamism that has sustained the […]

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1980s Canadian New Wave/Synthpop Dance Party – June 9, 2017 (Toronto)

posted Monday, June 5, 2017

by: in Clubs, Events, Featured Events, Music, Toronto

It’s time for an 80s flashback…or introduction…depending on when you were born. Either way, this will be an incredible evening of Canadian New Wave & Synthpop, live on stage and then afterwards with a DJ dance party curated by Toronto’s own DJ Lazarus. RATIONAL YOUTH (Montreal, Canada) – New Wave Synth Pioneers – Rational Youth was formed […]

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Queer Pride at Buddies – June 7 to 27, 2017

posted Monday, June 5, 2017

by: in Activism, Art, Celebrity, Clubs, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Gallery, Lesbian, Music, Pride, Queer, Toronto

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre presents Queer Pride 2017, a festival of queer theatre, comedy, cabaret, art, music, and parties that showcases our community’s unstoppable spirit. For three weeks, Buddies hosts a stellar line-up of Toronto’s most exciting queer entertainers. FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS New theatrical works from local Queer artists Dainty Smith, Nick Green, Johnnie Walker, […]

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Queer Landscapes, Queer Intersections Art Exhibition: May 30 – June 23, 2017

posted Saturday, May 27, 2017

by: in Art, Celebrity, Events, Featured Events, Film, Toronto

Following the successful 2015 exhibition, Queer Landscapes, Queer Journeys: Reflections of LGBTQ Rights and Struggles in Ontario Today, the Ontario Public Service Pride Network (OPN) will sponsor its second art exhibition May 30 to June 23, 2017. Queer Landscapes, Queer Intersections will explore the landscape of LGBTQ social issues and identities from an intersectional perspective. Intersectionality […]

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Doors Open Toronto – May 27, 2017

posted Thursday, May 25, 2017

by: in Art, Events, Family, Featured Events, Music, Outdoors, Toronto

The 18th annual Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on May 27 and 28. In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday and as part of TO Canada with Love, the theme is “15 Decades of Canadian Architecture.” The event has 150 buildings, representing each decade since the 1860s, as well as a collection of […]

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Timeraiser150 – Volunteering for Art – May 24, 2017 (Toronto)

posted Tuesday, May 23, 2017

by: in Art, Art Gallery, Charity, Events, Featured Events, Toronto

Since 2003, the Framework Foundation has worked to expand the capacity of thousands of nonprofit organizations by creatively connecting people to causes and causes to people. Through innovative programming Framework has delivered tangible results to artists, volunteers, nonprofit organizations and corporate sponsors and partners. Timeraiser150 is a Canada 150 Signature Project supporting emerging Canadian artists […]

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