2Spirit Pride

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A celebration of 2Spirit peoples and their incredible contributions to the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Join us as we collaborate with Thirst Nation for a celebration by and for 2Spirit community members. Thirst Nation is an Indigiqueer & 2-Spirit Variety show produced by Weird Alice & Tygr Willy. Thirst Nation highlights Indigenous community members across Turtle Island and around the globe with both performances and interviews.

Sipz and Snax

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A passion driven Chef with a love for all things food. Camellia is the Executive chef and owner of DVOURR offering classes, workshops and private catering. Follow along to create this Guyanese-Trini inspired pairing!

Yalla Barra

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Yalla Barra- Words that for many middle easterners means two things. "GET OUT". These words speak true to the lived experiences of many Middle Eastern folks and also for living your best life. This year, we have KeroPatra whos coming back with some new looks and music. KeroPatra is a gender queer drag performer and activist for people living with HIV. We also have the incredibly talented Faith (Mona Mousa) who will read something that speak true to the experiences of many Middle Eastern Folks and their journey in finding their identities within the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. We will also have Lebanese/Canadian artist el Hashem, who debuted his first release in late 2020, with a combo set of an Arabic and English cover songs. More cover and original songs are dropping throughout 2021, and wrapping up the year will be the anticipated double album “zakerat | memories”. With a cool mix of eastern and western sound and energy, el Hashem is fast gaining praise from industry watchers and music fans. Finally we will have DJ Louay, who's been the resident DJ for Middle eastern nights since the beginning. Bringing arabic pop and house music together that will have us dancing and wanting more. Come join us on this journey of middle eastern love and resiliency.

Burlesque Hour

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Toronto’s burlesque community is a shimmering and tassel twirling world of talented performers. Tune in to watch this vibrant lineup of entertainers show us what the burlesque scene is all about.

Kaleido: A Pride Celebration

From the Greek “kalos,” meaning “beautiful”, and “eidos”, meaning “form”—this parade-in-reverse celebrates the beauty of our communities. A bevy of dancers and some of Toronto’s best DJs entertain passers-by from the Glad Day windowscape.

Bitchcraft

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Bitchcraft is a party series for the bad bitches and brujas, the witchy and unholy. Featuring DJs, burlesque, and drag performers.

A Queer Dinner Party: Around the Shabbat Table

Join us around the Shabbat table for a celebration of all things Pride! We will welcome Shabbat together with some liturgy, join in Shabbat ritual, and meet each other through song, poetry and sharing. Bring your dinner and celebrate Shabbat in queer community!

Drag King Bedtime Stories

Drag king Titus Androgynous hosts two separate bedtime story sets for your streaming pleasure – a sweet and song-filled queery tale for the kids; and a sultry, original queer erotica reading for the 18+ crowd.

Opening Weekend Ceremony: Back to the ’80s

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Celebrating the 80’s with DJ Donovan taking us on a musical journey. A host of A-list 2SLGBTQ+ performers ready to entertain and take us BACK TO THE 80’s for our festival weekend kick off.

Drag King Bedtime Stories

Drag king Titus Androgynous hosts two separate bedtime story sets for your streaming pleasure – a sweet and song-filled queery tale for the kids; and a sultry, original queer erotica […]

Acing an Interview – Queer Career Workshops

Learn to write a resume, prepare a cover letter, ace an interview, and so much more with drag queen and career educator Erin Brockobic.
Queer Career Workshops aim to challenge traditional career development spaces which can be intimidating or noninclusive of queer and trans identities.

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