Hundreds of ways to celebrate from now to the big parade day June 30
Thursday, June 20
A COCKTAIL AFFAIR (People Project) Salon-style party with Dainty Box and pop-up performances. $5 sugg donation. Henhouse, 1532 Dundas W. henhousetoronto.com. COME OUT AND PLAY (Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives/OUTSport Toronto) Ben Barkworth runway show, Clayton Scott Dance Troupe, LGBT sport photo gallery walk, live auction and more at this bowtie party. 7 pm. $75-$125. Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie, Barn #4. chariotevents. eventbrite.ca. LIBIDO: CORUSCATE (Dyke March fundraiser) Queer art, music and performance. Doors 7 pm. $20, adv $10. Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen W. 2013coruscate. eventbrite.ca. S.W.A.G.: MASK-QUEER-ADE (Movember) Prepride bash with DJ AVS, Brandi Champagne and Scarlett Bobo. 10:30 pm. $5. LeVack Block, 88 Ossington. 416-916- 0571.
AIDS CANDLELIGHT VIGIL Community memorial to honour, remember and celebrate people who have died of AIDS, and to recognize and honour those affected by and living with HIV/ AIDS. 9 pm. The AIDS Memorial, Cawthra Square Park, 519 Church. the519.org. ALLEN SHUGAR The painter’s Some Boys I’d Like To Know series adds queer content to a group show running to Jun 29 at Urban Gallery, 400 Queen E. 416-362-1973. AVENUE Q The musical puppet show for adults opens Jun 20 and runs to Oct 6. $49-$60. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington. 416-915- 6747, avenueq.ca. BEST CHEST CONTEST Guys’ competition. Today and Jun 27. Woody’s/Sailor, 467 Church. 416972- 0887. CATS Andrew Lloyd Webber’s feline frolic musical continues to Jul 28. $40-$110. Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge. catsto.com. GAY PREMISES: RADICAL VOICES IN THE ARCHIVES, 1973-83 Exhibition celebrating the work of the gay newspaper The Body Politic. Runs to Sep 9. Free. Canadian Lesbian + Gay Archives, 34 Isabella. clga.ca. IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME: BIG GAY TIME TRAVEL SHOW Neil Cameron presents a kickoff party for his upcoming Fringe show with comedy, song and dance. 7:30 pm. Free. The Flying Beaver Pubaret, 488 Parliament. pubaret.com. NAKED NIGHT Buff party. 10 pm. Free. Black Eagle, 457 Church. blackeagletoronto.com. OUTWRITES Queer-positive writing group. 8 pm. Free. 519 Church Community Centre. outwrites.org. Q-MAP: REX PRIDE Artwork created by queer or questioning Rexdale kids in the youth-led Queer Media Arts Program shows weekdays to Jul 14 at Arts Etobicoke Gallery, 4893A Dundas W. 416-622-8731. RUSSELL BOHIER Photographs in The Male Gayz show capture the power dynamics between men. Tue-Sun, to Jun 30, at Hangman Gallery, 756 Queen E. 416-465- 0302. SELLING SEX: EXPERIENCE, ADVOCACY AND RESEARCH ON SEX WORK IN CANADA (Maggie’s) Book launch party with readings by Deborah Clipperton, Tor Fletcher, Jane Doe and Trish Salah plus performances, a cabaret and DJ L-Rock. 8 pm. $5. Tranzac, 292 Brunswick. firstname.lastname@example.org. 10X10 PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT Annual show of 10 queer artists’ (including Stev’nn Hall, Bruno Billio and NOW’s R. Jeanette Martin) portraits of 10 queer Canadians in the arts. Free. On till Jul 14, reception 7-10 pm Jun 27, curator’s tour 2 pm Jun 29. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. gladstonehotel.com.
ThaT’s so Gay: say IT To My Face Exhibition of art confronting notions of gender, race and identity, with work by artists including Meera Sethi, Sybil Lamb and Kiley May. To Jul 28, noon to 5 pm daily. Free. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. gladstonehotel.com. The sTaTe oF TeNNessee Steven Jackson’s play about a young playwright seeking advice from Tennessee Williams opens Jun 20 and runs to Jun 29. $20, stu/srs $15. Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson, Backspace. artsboxoffice.ca. U oF T’s PrIde PUb University of Toronto kicks off Pride Week with an outdoor barbecue featuring DJs Cozmic Cat and Sammy Rawal, and a dance performance by SC SWAGG. 4 pm-1 am. $5, free before 9 pm. Hart House Quad, 7 Hart House Circle. harthouse.ca. The WIZard oF oZ Andrew Lloyd Webber’s theatrical adaptation of the 1939 movie runs to Aug 18. $35-$130. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria. 416-872-1212, mirvish.com.
Friday, June 21 Benefits
aNy WoMoNs blUes NIGhT (Camp Sis) Proud Dykes concert featuring music, spoken word and dance. 7:30 pm. 519 Church Community Centre. the519.org.
besT ass coNTesT Guys bare it all Fri and Sat to Jun 29. Woody’s/Sailor, 467 Church. 416972- 0887. The bIZarre ball Get done up and strut your stuff on the runway at a late-night party with DJ John Caffrey. 9 pm. $5-$10. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com/pride/the-bizzareball. chrIscoTheqUe-lIcky Lollipop party with the DJ crew the Gangbangaz. Henhouse, 1532 Dundas W. henhousetoronto.com. coMedy, cabareT aNd coFFee Talk Ryan G Hinds, Lucas Silveira of the Cliks, author Jaime Woo and Axel Blows of Boylesque TO. 9 pm. $15, adv $10. The Flying Beaver Pubaret, 488 Parliament. pubaret.com. cUe Poc daNce ParTy DJs Sissy Fuss, Auntie Flowww and guests spin queer jams in honour of people of colour. 10 pm. $7. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635. dIverse resIdeNTs oNe coMMUNITy celebraTIoN Performances by LGBTQ newcomer artists, plus art and food from different countries. 5-11 pm. Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie. fcjrefugeecentre.org. eMys PrIde barbecUe Community barbecue celebrating the diversity of youth in Scarborough, with activities, games, speakers and entertainment. 4 pm. Free. East Metro Youth Svs, 184 Galloway. pridetoronto.com. GavIN craWFord: sh**TING raINboWs The character comic presents oddball characters and impersonations that offer a skewed look at queer culture. Today and tomorrow 8 pm. $25. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com. PrIde celebraTIoN Music by country OUTlaw Drake Jensen. 7 pm. $15-$20. The Flying Beaver Pubaret, 488 Parliament. 647-347- 6567. ryaN rUssell Live porn shoot. Free. Black Eagle, 457 Church. 416-413-1219, tvaxxx.com/ category/ryan-russell. yes yes y’all – PrIde edITIoN Queer hip-hop jam with Montreal’s Poirier and a night market. 10 pm. $6. Annex Wreckroom, 794 Bathurst. theannexwreckroom.com.
Saturday, June 22 Benefits
halco: debrIeFed & ProUd! a MUsIcal cabareT (HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario) Show tunes cabaret with Donovan LeNabat, Kevin Wong and others. 8 and 9:30 pm. $20-$25. The Flying Beaver Pubaret, 488 Parliament. brownpapertickets.com/event/401133. UNderbear (People with AIDS Fdn) Underwear party with music by DJ Knight Muzik. 4 pm. Free. Black Eagle, 457 Church. 416-4131219.
Am I RIght, LAdIes? Female comedy show with Sandra Shamas, Heather Gold, Mariko Tamaki, Zoe Whittall and others. 8 pm. $10. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
BuddIes AfteR houRs Party with Donnarama and DJs K-Tel and Triple-X. 10:30 pm. $10. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
evenIng shAde PegZilla hosts this party with DJs Regina the Gentlelady and MsMargot. Henhouse, 1532 Dundas W. henhousetoronto. com.
gLAd dAy CABARet Performances by Dainty Box, Bambibot, Shadrack Jackman and others. 9 pm. Pwyc ($10 sugg). Glad Day Bookshop G Spot, 598 Yonge. gladdaybookshop.com.
gRow youR PRIde Join Access Alliance for gardening activities, drag performances, music, networking and more. 1-3 pm. Free. AccessPoint on Danforth- Green Roof Garden,
3079 Danforth. accessalliance.ca/lgbtq. neveR-nudes: An ARRested deveLoPment
BuRLesque Dick Dastardly hosts this event with 8-Bit Pinup, Ab Horrence, Boy Joystick and others. 9:30 pm. $15, adv $10. Club 120, 120 Church. nevernudes.eventbrite.com.
nIght of ALL CoLouRs nAked dAnCe Totally Naked Toronto Men party. 4-9 pm. $8, stu $4. Club 120, 120 Church. tntmen.org.
PRIde At the gAystone ConCeRt Live music with local faves LAL, Rae Spoon and Kelly McMichael & the Gloss. 10 pm. $10-$20. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635.
PRIde PRAnA 2: the whIte edItIon Celebrate Pride 2013 and the Human Rights Campaign at this soiree with a yoga workshop, cocktails, an erotic art exhibit and music. 7 pm. $25, adv $20. The Extension Room, 30 Eastern. extensionroom.com.
PRIde softBALL touRnAment Join Get Out! Canada for a baseball tourney. Noon. Free. Queen Alexandra Public School, 181 Broadview. getoutcanada.com. queeR CLAss At seCond CIty Comedy class with Paul Bellini on creating characters and sketches that transcend queer stereotypes. Today & tomorrow 10 am-4 pm. $160. Second City, 70 Peter. secondcitytrainingcentre.com.
queeRnAment: foR the Love of CommunIty Three-on-three basketball tournament with music by DJs Blackcat and Cozmic Cat and a community village. 4-10 pm. $10. Harbourfront Community Centre, 627 Queens Quay W. iaminthelife.com.
RemIxed Pop! Fridays with queer club hits by DJs AVS and Gary White and show by Scarlett Bobo. 10 pm. Fly, 8 Gloucester. flynightclub. com.
sIssyBoy hIssyfIt! Gay-acting dance party with DJ Orange Pekoe and host Jaime. 11 pm. $5. Beaver Café, 1192 Queen W. 416-537-2768.
yoRk RegIon’s 1st PRIde PARAde Celebration of pride and diversity in York Region with a parade north on Yonge. 9:45 am. Free. Egin Barrow Arena Complex, Lorne and Church (Richmond Hill). yorkpridefest.com.
Sunday, June 23
BIg Ass tALent Guys bare it for a talent show today and Jun 30. Woody’s/Sailor, 467 Church. 416-972- 0887. BIsexuALIty: ARe we fACIng extInCtIon oR RevIvAL? Community conversation. 7 pm. Free. Glad Day Bookshop G Spot, 598 Yonge. gladdaybookshop.com.
dRAg RACe Drag queens switch it up for host Daytona Bitch. Today and Jun 30, 9 pm. Woody’s/Sailor, 467 Church. 416-972- 0887.
evenIng seRvICe In CeLeBRAtIon of PRIde 7 pm. Free. St Andrew’s United Church, 117 Bloor E. 416-929- 0811.
outRAgeous! CineCycle presents a Pride week screening of the 1977 film by Richard Benner, and other shorts. 8 pm. $5. 129 Spadina. super8porter.ca/CineCycle.htm.
PRe-PRIde summeR BBq teA dAnCe Surprise DJ at this party. 4-8 pm. The Vic, 580 Church.
PRIde BALL Toronto Kiki Ballroom Alliance ballroom culture with a Show Us Your Pride theme. 6:30-10 pm. $5. 519 Church Community Centre. the519.org.
rqueeR fAmILy BRunCh Bring the kids for brunch and music by the Monkey Bunch. 11 am-2 pm. Free (food extra). Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. gladstonehotel.com.
queeR qRAft fAIR & ZIne-mAkIng Check out local LGBTQ crafters and artists, and help make a Pride zine. 11 am-5 pm. Free. Glad Day Bookshop G Spot, 598 Yonge. gladdaybookshop.com.
shAdy teA Cocktails or afternoon tea with drag queens Fay Slift and Miss Fluffy. 4 pm. Free (refreshments extra). Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635, gladstonehotel.com.
Monday, June 24
doRA mAvoR mooRe AwARds Presentation of awards for talent in the performing arts, with hosts Matt Baram and Naomi Sniekcus. 7 pm. $65. St Lawrence Centre, 27 Front E. tapa.ca.
gRow youR PRIde Join Access Alliance for gardening activities, drag performances, music, networking and more. 5-7 pm. Free. AccessPoint on Jane, 761 Jane. accessalliance. ca/lgbtq.
men’s Chest Contest Miss Conception hosts this party alongside Jada Hudson and Bunni Lapin. 11 pm. Woody’s/Sailor, 467 Church. 416-972- 0887.
PInkwAsh, gReenwAsh, hogwAsh Evening with Ali Abunimah, co-founder of the blog Electonic Intifada. 7 pm. Free. 519 Church Community Centre. pridetoronto.com.
PoetRIx – A nIght of PoetRy Readings by Farzana Doctor, Michiko Bown-Kai, Faye Guenther, S McDonald, David Bateman and others. 8 pm. Free. Glad Day Bookshop, 598 Yonge. gladdaybookshop.com.
PRIde dodgeBALL touRnAment Join Get Out! Canada for a game. 6:30 pm. Free. College Français Gymnasium, 100 Carlton. getoutcanada.com. sInguLAR sensAtIon: A musIC theAtRe oPen
mIC Amatueur singers perform show tunes with a live band weekly at 9:30 pm. No cover. Statler’s 487 Church. statlers.ca.
LgBt shoRt fILm festIvAL Canadian Media Guild Pride LGBT Short Film Festival with continuous screenings of Kiss, Her With Me, Let’s Get Soaking Wet, Flyers, and others. To Jun 29, daily 9 am-9 pm. Free. Graham Spry Theatre, CBC Broadcasting Centre, 250 Front W. on.fb.me/1a25wXS.
wAnd PoRtAL Pride edition of Dawn Whitwell’s monthly improv comedy show with Mae Martin, Carolyn Taylor and others. 8:30 pm. $7. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. comedybar.ca.
Tuesday, June 25
LAte to the PRom: tuRn BACk tIme (Rainbow Camp for LGBTQ & Allied Youth Ages 13-17) Music, dancing with DJs Scrumptious Booty and Bingo Bob, and a slow jam DJ Battle. 7 pm. Gladstone Hotel, Ballroom, 1214 Queen W. proudfm.com/latetotheprom.
LGBT ISSUES IN SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY AND COMICS Panel discussion on gay and lesbian issues by the Friends of the Merril Collection. 7 pm. Free. Lillian H Smith Library, 239 College. 416-393-7748. LIMITLESS: VArIETY EDITION Dance show with Scott Fordham. 8 pm. Mojo Lounge, 1305 Dundas W. mojotoronto.tumblr.com. MAkING A SCENE Night of playwrights and performers including Ryan G Hinds, Steven Elliott Jackson and Titus Androgynous. 7:30 pm. Free. Glad Day Bookshop, 598 Yonge. gladdaybookshop.com. MEN’S ASS CONTEST & ShOw Party with Georgie Girl, Tynomi Banks and Michelle Ross. 11 pm. Woody’s/Sailor, 467 Church. 416-9720887. prIDE rUGBY CLINIC Learn and play with the guys of Muddy York RFC. 6-8:30 pm. Free. Jarvis Collegiate, 495 Jarvis. getoutcanada.com. SApphIC AqUATICA prIDE pArTY Workshop on female pleasure seeking, kissing booth, icebreaker games and music by DJ Quinces. 8 pm. $20, couple $30. Oasis Aqualounge, 231 Mutual. oasisaqualounge.com. ShYAM SELVADUrAI/ELIzABETh rUTh/LYDIA pErOVIC Reading from and discussing the book Writing Ourselves In: International Social Revolution And The Queer Experience In Literature. 7 pm. Free. Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles. 416-462-1104.
Wednesday, June 26 Events
ANTI-rACISM ALLYShIp & SOLIDArTY IN qUEEr AND TrANS COMMUNITIES Workshop. 8-9:30 pm. Free. Glad Day Bookshop, 598 Yonge. gladdaybookshop.com. BEEF BALL prE-prIDE Bathhouse pride party with prizes and giveaways. 7-10 pm. Spa Excess, 105 Carlton. spaexcess.com. DIrTY pLOTz Female performers including Jess Dobkin and Hoa Nguyen take on the historical erasure of women in a sexy and scandalous celebration of female creativity. 8:30 pm. $20. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com. hArBOUrFrONT TO hANLAN’S pOINT SAILING ADVENTUrE Get Out! Canada sailing lesson, wine, snacks and sightseeing. To Jun 30, 1:30 & 5:30 pm. $100. Spadina WaveDeck, 401 Queens Quay W. getoutcanada.com. hUMp TO prIDE DJ Jamal spins with more than 30 dancers taking off their clothes. 10 pm. Flash, 463 Church. flashonchurch.com. LESBIAN pOTLUCk Miss Fluffy Souffle’s birthday party with Jiggy Caliente, DJs Secret Agent, Casey Mecija, Jen Markowitz and Andi Larocca. 8 pm. Free. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635. LINGO! Coffee house for LGBTQ youth and friends with open mic performances. 4:30 pm. Free. Glad Day Bookshop, 598 Yonge. gladdaybookshop.com. Mr LEAThEr prIDE Annual competition with host Dwayne Bryk. No cover. Black Eagle, 457 Church. 416-413-1219. MISS CONCEpTION’S BIrThDAY ShOw CABArET Best men’s ass contest with Brook-Lynn Hytes, Devine Darlin’ and Mahogany Brown. 8 pm. No cover. Woody’s/Sailor, 467 Church. 416-972- 0887. pINk LATINO DIVErSITY FILM FESTIVAL Film screenings run to Jun 28. $10. Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton. pinklatino.com. pUSSY BASkET Queer Writes presents an evening of bent words with bill bissett, Brock Hessel, Cathy Petch, David Bateman and the Neurotic Stores. 7:30 pm. Pwyc ($5 sugg). Videofag, 187 Augusta. videofag.com. rUNNING CLUB Join Get Out! Canada to run and socialize. 10 am. Free. Fuel+, 471 Church. getoutcanada.com. SExUALITY, rEprESSION AND ThE LAw: rESISTANCE AND ASYLUM Book launch, panel discussion and video presentation with Monica Tabengwa of Human Rights Watch Nairobi and others. 6:30 pm. Free. 519 Church Community Centre. 416-736-2100 ext 44567, email@example.com. SpIrITS COMEDY Pride edition of the weekly comedy night with Richard Ryder, Trevor Boris, Dawn Whitwell and others. 9 pm. Free. Spirits Bar & Grill, 642 Church. 416-967-0001. TrUTh/DArE: A SATIrE (wITh DANCE) Satirical, sing-and-dance-along creation of the cult classic documentary from Madonna’s Blonde Ambition World Tour, starring Damien Atkins, Salvatore Antonio and others. Today and tomorrow 8 pm. $20, adv $15. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com. YAGA YAGA DANCEhALL: DONGFEST Rude boi Dan Werb spins with hosts Inessa and Holly at this event. Henhouse, 1532 Dundas W. henhousetoronto.com.
Thursday, June 27 Benefits
BUTCh FEMME SALON – prIDE EDITION: LEAVE IT TO BEAVEr (Toronto People with AIDS Fdn) Performances and partying for butches and femmes of all stripes with DJ Nik Red. 8 pm. $10 or pwyc. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
BIG FrEEDIA New Orleans bounce party with the Queen Diva. Doors 11 pm. $10. Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen W. thedrakehotel.ca. BIBLE CAMp Confession booth, badly behaved nuns and DJs Slutmaster3000 and Shoegayz. Henhouse, 1532 Dundas W. henhousetoronto.com. DrIp: ThE ArDOrOUS DJs Vanessa Kathleen, Miley Highrus, Condo- Coon, LBC and Girls Club at this Pride party. 10 pm to 4 am. Smith, 553 Church. 416-926-2501. FAUx GIrLS Female impersonation production followed by Milk Thursdays dance party with DJ Relentless. 9 pm. Mojo Lounge, 1305 Dundas W. mojotorono.tumblr.com. hISTOrY BOYS: ACADEMIC DISCIpLINE Xtra! magazine writers Jeremy Willard and Michael Lyons present readings from their irreverent columns on gay history. 8 pm. $5. Videofag, 187 Augusta. facebook.com/HistoryBoys. LAUGh OUT prOUD Queer comedy with headliner Jessica Kirson and host Robert Keller. To Jun 29, Thu-Sat 8 pm. $25. Yuk Yuk’s, 224 Richmond W. 416-967-6425, yukyuks.com. pINkY’S BIG GAY BIrThDAY BALL Party with RuPaul’s Drag Race favourite, plus-size Barbie doll Jiggly Caliente and DJ Your Boy Brian. 9 pm. $10. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635, gladstonehotel.com. prISM COLLEGE Party with DJs Micke Hi and Sumation, plus a performance by Shangela. 10 pm-4 am. Fly, 8 Gloucester. prismtoronto. com. STArrY NIGhTS Drag Ball with DJs Lady Bunny, and Alessandro, performances by Sofonda Cox, Tynomi Banks, Scarlett Bobo, the Nancy Boys, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Jinkx Monsoon and others. 7 pm-midnight. Free. Cawthra Square Park Greenspace, beside 519 Church Community Centre. greenspaceto.org. STEErS & qUEErS: NIGhT OF A ThOUSAND DOLLYS Gay country & western party featuring a night of Dolly Parton from Reverend Hightower and DJs Sigourney Beaver and Joe Blow. 9 pm. $10, $8 in Dolly drag. Gladstone Ballroom, 1214 Queen W. gladstonehotel.com.
Write On! Open mic for queers of colour featuring spoken word, music, comedy, dance and more. 8 pm. Pwyc. Glad Day Bookshop, 598 Yonge. gladdaybookshop.com.
Friday, June 28
the Beef Ball DJ Hifi Sean spins at this leather & bear pride party with gogo men. 10 pm. $30 adv (Pirape, 501 Church, Northbound Leather, 586 Yonge). Opera House, 735 Queen E. 416-466- 0313,
bear411.com. and others, seducive treats and more. Allwhite dress code. 10 pm. Moskito, 423 College. 416-862-2323. fOrever XXXi: pride prOM 90s prom dressup party with limo rides, a prom photo booth and DJ Like the Wolf. Henhouse, 1532 Dundas W. henhousetoronto.com. hard candy pride party DJ DaVinci spins top 40, dance and queer classics. 10 pm. No cover. WAYLA Bar, 996 Queen E. 416-9015570, waylabar.com. JiM naSOn/Jeffrey luScOMBe/rOyStOn teSter Fiction readings. 5- 6 pm. Free. Glad Day Bookshop G Spot, 598 Yonge. gladdaybookshop.com. Men 4 Men: SenSual tOuch and tantric eXplOratiOn: pride editiOn Full-body erotic experience workshop. 1- 6 pm. $45. Place Awaken Studio, 270 Carlaw, unit 102. phillipcoupal.ca. One WOrld Pride dance party with Frankie Knuckles, Jojo Flores, Deko-Ze and Ticky Ty. 4 Church & Wellesley. Pre-register priderun.org. pride charity SOccer tOurnaMent (Voice For Hope and Suporting Our Youth) Pink Turf Soccer league hosts a tourney for women and trans people. Registration required. Today and tomorrow 10 am & 2 pm. $25. Withrow Park, 725 Logan. pinkturfsoccer.com.
BuddieS after hOurS Party with Donnarama and DJs K-Tel and Triple-X. 10:30 pm. $15. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com. cherry BOMB pride – SuMMer Beach SenSatiOn DJs Cozmic Cat, Denise Benson, Leticia Love & Nix play this beach bash. 10 pm-3 am. $20, adv $15 (Soundscapes, milkaudio.com, Glad Day Bookshop). Revival, 783 College. facebook.com/cherrybombtoronto. cOMMunity Mural prOJect – celeBratinG Queer & tranS neWcOMerS Explore your creativity and share atre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com. hOtnutS preSentS hard tOn Italian disco duo Hard Ton, disco diva Max and others entertain at this house party. $15, adv $10. Garrison, 1197 Dundas W. 416-519-9439. lipSticK JunGle Pride dance party with DJs Ana Paula, Alyson Calagna and Cherry Bomb. 1 pm-midnight. Free. Cawthra Square Park Greenspace, beside 519 Church Community Centre. greenspaceto.org. OutSpOrt tOrOntO Join the queer outdoor sports club for Pride activities. Today and tomorrow. Free. Alexander and Church. outsporttoronto.org. drip: the Shut dOWn Pride party with DJs Kaytranda, Members Only, Prince Innocence, Rory Them Finest, Marcus Marcus, Kikileaks, CBB and LBC. 1 pm to 4 am. Smith, 553 Church. 416-926-2501. GO hard “SWaG 2 da rOOf” Shut eM dOWn! Party with DJ Blackcat. 10 pm. $15. Club 120, 120 Church. club120.ca. J’adOre pride BlOWOut DJs Blue Peter, Mark Falco and Chris Steinback. No cover. Woody’s/ Sailor, 467 Church. 416-972- 0887. iMprO fierte En français improv battle between T.O’s Les Improbables and Montreal’s Gailaxie. 7:30 pm. $15. Rivoli, 332 Queen W. facebook.com/events/180125222151076.
It’s a lesbo love-in at the Dyke March June 29.
Happy celebrants get their geisha on at the Pride Parade.