Mango Lassi is a queer Canadian-Pakistani whose drag focus is to bring awareness to the existence of queer Desi folk and breaking the chains of toxic masculinity that hold so many queer Desi’s back from expressing themselves. Learn the history and beauty behind Desi clothing and accessories.
This program will use spoken word poetry to engage with and explore gender identity and expression. Participants will watch a live spoken word poetry performance, learn tools to use the art form, and write their own poetry based on their own experiences. Hosted by CANVAS Arts Action Programs
Envisioning a d/Deaf Queer Utopia invites d/Deaf Queer panellists to re-imagine a perfect world that is accessible and inclusive for all. What does this world look like? What steps can we take to achieve that goal? We welcome all to engage in this conversation
Andrew Gurza is an award winning Disability Awareness Consultant and the Chief Disability Officer and Co-founder of Handi, a sex toy company that puts pleasure within reach for disabled people. Drew uses he/they pronouns and identifies proudly as disabled. He has spoken all over the world on sex, disability and what it means to be a Queer Cripple. He is also the host of Disability After Dark: The Podcast Shining a Bright Light on Disability Stories.
The show is available on all platforms. Andrew is also the creator of the viral hashtag #DisabledPeopleAreHot.
Jenn, She/her is a Jewish Queer Toronto woman of Moroccan decent. She started Quench Bar after 10 years of being in the hospitality industry. Quench Bar is a full service portable bar that also offers cocktail kit distribution and virtual mixology lessons. Follow along to create this drink and snack pairing!