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ON-FOOT Toronto “Gaybourhood” Music Tour

The ON-FOOT Toronto "Gaybourhood" Music Tour is a self-guided walking tour offered within the ON-FOOT Mobile App. Written by Denise Benson—acclaimed DJ, music journalist and author of Then & Now: Toronto Nightlife History—and directed by Garvia Bailey, formerly of JazzFM and the CBC, the tour will showcase some of the city’s most iconic 2SLGBTQ music venues and landmarks of past and present. These stories will be told through a podcast-style immersive experience that blends compelling audio narration with songs, archival images, concert memorabilia, and other artifacts, transporting users to key moments in the city’s rich 2SLGBTQ music history.

Writing with Pride and Joy with Trey Anthony

The Catalyst is hosting Trey Anthony in a vibrant talk & writing session for our FCAD community & friends who are LGBTQI2S+ and their allies

Trey Anthony is a famous, home-grown, award-winning playwright, speaker, comedian, producer, educator and new mom to her beautiful adopted baby boy, Kai. She is best known for her play turned television series Da Kink in My Hair. She most recently published the book Black Girl In Love (with Herself). A self help book to guide women to living their best damn lives. Trey is currently a Development Producer for CTV/Bell Media. And is a contributing writer for Huffington Post and a writer in residency at Soul Pepper Theatre. For more information please go to www.treyanthony.com or follow her @blackgirlinlove on social media.

This event is proudly supported by FCAD and Positive Space.

LGBTQ+ Strikes a Chord: Exploring a Brilliant Musical Legacy

We all know of the many famous recent LGBTQ+ classical composers (Bernstein, Copland, Benjamin Britten), but there's evidence that some of the most famous 18th & 19th century composers were gay (hint: Hallelujah!) Join Oakville Chamber Orchestra's Music Director Charles Demuynck and learn about these outstanding composers' lives and music.

Sex Talk

Online Event

Samantha Bitty is a sexual health/consent educator, speaker, quintuple fire sign and social change entrepreneur. With humour, empathy and liberation as central to her work, she uses games, drag, and media to push the boundaries of propriety and facilitate entry points into challenging conversations. samantha prioritizes art, aesthetics and accessibility to teach sex-ed that is rooted in pleasure, anti-racism, disability justice, and is affirming to folks across the gender/sexuality spectrum and survivors of GBV. She is a sober, Trini Aries, born in Scarborough, Ontario

Shifting The Narrative: Pride

Join DRIFF for an evening under the stars as we kick off our drive-in series Shifting the Narrative with a feature presentation of Yan England’s provocative psychological thriller 1:54.
Exploring what it means to fall outside the norm in the age of social media, 1:54 asks the question: what would you do to survive high school? Tim, a shy 16-year-old athlete with a natural gift for running, is coming to terms with his sexuality and the loss of his mother. After a personal video is posted to social media, Tim's private life is about to explode into the public eye.
Yan England has personally selected the short film Wanted: Strong Woman by up-and-coming Quebec director Marilyn Cooke to precede his feature presentation.
The Drive-in program will begin at dusk. Arrive early to claim a good parking spot. It will be held at 575 Rossland Rd E. Whitby: South parking lot behind the Town of Whitby
Municipal Building

Community One Foundation Rainbow Grants Community Celebration

Join us to celebrate our 2021 Rainbow Grant recipients.
Rainbow Grants provide funding to foster new and innovative services and programs that have a positive impact on the 2SLGBTTIQQ community in the GTA, in the areas of health and social sciences, arts and culture, research, education and advocacy.

QueerFutures 2099

"QueerFutures 2099 sets its sights towards the future of queerness. How will queerness and queer art take form in 80 years? How do we, as queer and trans artists, connect with our communities through art, media, and storytelling as we contemplate our futures? What does queerness look like at the turn of the 22nd Century?

QueerFutures 2099 streams live on Thursday, June 24th, 2021. The event will be hosted by Heath V. Salazar (Gay Jesus) and Kwaku Okyere. Audiences will enjoy performances from 14 young queer and trans artists, as well as live Q & A talkback. ASL interpretation will be available throughout the entire event. "

Pridezilla: An Online Showcase of Monstrous Comedic Talent!

Pridezilla is a Pride Toronto affiliated comedy extravaganza featuring a monstrous degree of local talent. It features 2SLGBTQ +, BIPOC comedians and comedic artists of various ages and backgrounds, highlighting the diverse ethnographic rainbow that creates the Toronto queer comedy community. Produced by Gay AF Comedy and Rushzilla.

#ClownsKillEmpires present High (f)Art

"Toronto’s non-binary clown collective presents an art-house themed variety show celebrating local queer artists, including Gay Jesus, Sita Moon, Buster Hymen, Dolly Berlin, and Kaspar the Queer Ghost. Stick around for a digital dance party after the show.

Imogen Quest // Host + co-producer
Pickles LaVey // Co-producer
Aggie Panda // DJ + technician
Buster Hymen, Gay Jesus, Dolly Berlin, Kaspar The Queer Ghost + Sita Moon // Performers"

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