Tag: Event Listings

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    From zines to online community: Masala Militia’s one-year anniversary

    May 23rd, 2014     by Nish Israni     Comments

    Masala Militia is a year-old Toronto-based, feminist-oriented online magazine, zine, and movement focusing on a variety of topics affecting self-identified brown girls and women of the brown diaspora. READ MORE

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    Event: The University of Toronto Equity Studies Student Union presents: Decolonizing Our Minds 2014

    January 21st, 2014     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Over the past six years, the Equity Studies Students’ Union has annually hosted the Decolonizing Our Minds conference so as to identify and interrogate the ways in which different groups of people practice resistance. This year we examine how identities are actively negotiated and constructed, ultimately bringing together “non-traditional” communities against colonial domination and structural oppression. READ MORE

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    In Bloom Festival Looking for Youth Artists

    January 21st, 2014     by Kate-Christine Miller     Comments

    Run by youth for youth, the Gallery provides a space for youth to express themselves. It serves to build community awareness and acceptance of youth and youth issues and to foster, recognize and showcase the incredible strengths, talents and diversity amongst Toronto’s youth community. READ MORE

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    Toronto Event at York University: Queering Urban Justice

    January 13th, 2014     by Jennifer Marston     Comments

    For the past few months I have been lucky enough to work with a bunch of folks to bring together this amazing panel. If you have any time off and live/work near York University, please join us for an afternoon of Queering Urban Justice with Che Gossett, Rio Rodriguez and Syrus Marcus Ware on Tuesday 21 January, 2.30-4pm, York University , Faculty of Environmental Studies, Building HNES (Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies) Room 140. To … READ MORE

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    Shameless Silent Auction fundraiser gala: Monday, December 9!

    December 2nd, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Shameless magazine is holding its second annual silent auction and fundraising gala! We hope you can join us for an amazing evening in support of Shameless, an award-winning progressive magazine for teen girls and trans youth. Come bid on some incredible items, enjoy excellent music (featuring DJ Betti Forde), food (courtesy of the Afghan Women’s Catering Group) and drinks (with thanks to Black Oak Beer) and help support our volunteer-run magazine for teen girls and trans … READ MORE

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    Hamilton event: A Celebration to Mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    November 26th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    SAVE THE DATE! The Office of Human Rights & Equity Services, The School of Social Work and the Accessibility Community of Practice invite you to: A Celebration to Mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities Join us for an afternoon of arts, crafts, music, entertainment, the launch of the Accessibility Community of Practice Website and an informal meet & greet! Date: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 Time: 3:30pm to 6:30pm Location: CIBC Hall, McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC), 3rd floor (this … READ MORE

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    Bump And Jump With Shameless Magazine! Dance Party Featuring DJ cyborgmonkey & DJ Lizzy Mercier

    November 26th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    We are pleased to announce that our third fundraiser at the Gladstone Hotel Melody Bar is just around the corner on Wed. Dec. 4th. We are super excited to announce we’ll be having 2 rad-as-heck DJs spinning all night. DJ cyborgmonkey and DJ Lizzy Mercier will be spinning a radical mixture of riot grrrl/house/synthpop/electropunk and Minneapolis Sound (think Prince but weirder)/’90s hip hop/R&B/New Wave all night! Proceeds will be going to Shameless Magazine, a volunteer-run alt mag … READ MORE

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    Toronto event: Autonets Convergence - November 13

    November 11th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    This Wednesday, join us for this networking event between anti-violence organizers and tech makers to come up with new ways to use technology to end violence! There will be short intros by micha cardenas about Autonets, Farrah Khan about Barbra Schlifer Clinic and Joan Ruzsa of Ritten House talking about prison abolition. After that, we’ll have people introduce themselves and then get into small groups to brainstorm ways of using technology to end violence and … READ MORE

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    Toronto event: Tease Project

    October 31st, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    ASAAP and SAVAC would like to tease you starting at 5:30pm on Nov 6 at Beit Zatoun. The Tease Project is an initiative by and for South Asian youth focusing on arts and health. We aim to share a space with youth to challenge social perceptions around gender, culture, sexuality and identity. Funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, this art exhibition and booklet launch will be showcasing all the artwork the youth have created in the … READ MORE

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    Toronto event: Linked Oppressions 2013

    October 28th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Linked Oppressions was born out of the realization that our individual lives and identities continue to be shaped by the intersection of multiple types of discrimination. The ways in which we are racialized and marked by gender, sexuality and dis/ability impact how we occupy certain spaces, negotiate personal relationships and encounter everyday realities. An annual tradition of the Equity Studies Students’ Union, Linked Oppressions is a week-long event series that examines how various forms of marginalization, … READ MORE

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    Call for proposals: The HTMlles - Feminist festival of media arts + digital culture

    October 1st, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    The HTMlles - Feminist festival of media arts + digital culture 11th edition, November 2014, in Montreal Deadline: November 17, 2013 Taking place in Montreal, The HTMlles is an international biennial festival that brings together artists, scholars and activists who are passionate about critical engagement with new technologies from a feminist perspective. Based on a specific theme, each edition addresses urgent socio-political questions by pushing the boundaries of artistic and feminist practices. The HTMlles is produced by Studio XX, … READ MORE

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    Calling all Youth and Older Adults from the LGBTTIQQ2S community!

    September 30th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Calling all Youth and Older Adults from the LGBTTIQQ2S community! Would you like to: Meet other youth and older adults from the community? Celebrate our stories and histories? Share experiences across generations Have fun playing games and doing creative arts activities? Enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal together? Come join Sunshine Centres for Seniors’ new program: Together, we are not alone: Rainbow Bridges Across Generations an intergenerational project for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, and Two-Spirit Older Adults (55 and up) and … READ MORE

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    Bump And Jump With Shameless Magazine! Dance Party Featuring DJ Betti Forde & DJ Zehra

    September 29th, 2013     by Jennifer Marston     Comments

    This Wednesday, October 2nd, join us for a fundraiser for Shameless Magazine! Betti Forde (a staple in Toronto’s queer dance scene) will be playing electro/hip hop/disco and opener DJ Zehra will be playing soca/rnb/90s tunes. This is a 19+ event, Pay What You Can (suggested donation $5) at The Gladstone Hotel’s Melody Bar which is an accessible venue. Betti Forde has opened for Diplo, Chromeo, Felix da Housecat, Cyndi Lauper and Frankie Knuckles to name but … READ MORE

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    September 28: Shameless Magazine Launch Party + Skillshare

    September 24th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Shameless magazine is holding a launch party and skillshare for the new sports issue! Come to an all ages party at to see some great bands from Girls Rock Camp - Pins and Needles, City Sailors, and Brighid Fry - as well as readers from Toronto Street Writers!! We’ll also have food from Urban Herbivore! $5 admission (comes with a free issue of the magazine!) Saturday, September 28 4 pm The Academy of the Impossible 231 Wallace Ave Toronto, Ontario M6H 1V5 This venue … READ MORE

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    Take Back the Night 2013: Honouring and Reclaiming Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples

    September 10th, 2013     by deb singh     Comments

    Take Back the Night 2013 Honouring and Reclaiming Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples Saturday September 21st, 2013 Central Neighbourhood House (349 Ontario St., Toronto) Community Fair 4pm Rally 6pm March 8pm Read our Statement of Solidarity at takebackthenighttoronto.com Honouring and Reclaiming Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples This year’s theme speaks to the experiences of Turtle Islands original people and the (sexual) violence Indigenous women and 2-Spirit People still face today as part of the ongoing colonization of this land. We are all responsible for … READ MORE

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    Culture Days = Feminist Art Collage Party

    September 10th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Where: Hosted by Walnut Contemporary, 201 Niagara Street (entrance along the side) ** please note this is not an accessible venue ** What: An interactive art gathering inspired by feminism Who: Organized by the FAC Committee with a performance by Helene Vosters When: Sunday September 29th, 1:00pm Feminist Art Conference (FAC) Does Culture Days with a Feminist Collage Art Party FAC is very excited to be included among more than 7,000 free activities that are registered to take … READ MORE

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    Illuminate: Celebration of Muslim Women Art

    August 26th, 2013     by Jennifer Marston     Comments

    Hosted by Outburst! Young Muslim Women Project, Speak Sudan, and the Truth and Dare Project, on Thursday, September 19, 2013 head down to the YWCA Elm Centre (87 Elm Street, Toronto, ON) for a night of celebrating Muslim Women Art. Space is wheelchair accessible This is a FREE event. Showcasing poetry, spoken word, dance by Muslim women including: Faduma Gere Fowzia Duale Virtue Hawa Abdullah Kanwal Rahim Miriam Farooqi Raazia Rafeek & Sidrah Khatoon Rua El-kasheef Shehzeen Shehnaz Timaj Garadag AND MORE! Funded by: ArtReach Toronto, Canadian Women’s … READ MORE

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    Toronto: REQUIEM FOR A DREAM - A HALLOWEEN DRAG MUSICAL

    July 15th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    The Drag Musical Collective and Asian Arts Freedom School Presents…. Fog Machine On. CHECK Airy Voice. CHECK Too Much Fog. Fog Machine Off. CHECK ‘I am your worst fears. I am your greatest fantasy. Do you dream with your ancestors? Can you honor memories in your dreams? Can you imagine family, community or belonging? What are your nightmares? What is a sweet dream? Desirability, Sexuality and Love. Come Dream With Us!’ REQUIEM FOR A DREAM - A HALLOWEEN DRAG MUSICAL CHECK Interested in exploring theatre, song … READ MORE

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    Shameless yard sale! Saturday, July 20!

    July 7th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    If you live in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), join us on Saturday, July 20th for our fabulous annual yard sale. Come by starting at 10am and stay all day! 862 College St, Toronto (College and Concord). This year, in addition to the amazing items we have for sale, we will also have live music and cold drinks. It’s more than just a yard sale, it’s a summer event! All proceeds from the yard sale … READ MORE

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    TORONTO QUEER ZINE FAIR: Now accepting applications

    July 7th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    MISSION STATEMENT Toronto Queer Zine Fair seeks to make space for traditionally marginalized voices in the zine community. While accepting applications from all self-identified queer/trans* folks, TQZF chooses to prioritize the voices of trans women, trans women of colour, queer people of colour, indigenous/two-spirited folks, and non-binary folks. Toronto Queer Zine Fair is an alternative zine fair focusing on the radical and political history/philosophy of zines and giving a platform to those often under-represented in zine … READ MORE

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