On the Dyke-dar

Here’s what’s on our Dyke-dar this week!

On now!
Inside Out Film Festival
Check out our last post for the Dyke March Team’s top picks!
May 23 – June 2
http://www.insideout.ca/torontofestival/films/schedule-of-films

Pride and Prejudice: Three Decades of LGBT Community Organizing
May 1 – May 31
Toronto Public Library Yorkville

Tonight!
Downtown East Women Reclaim the Streets!
A Rally and March to stop violence against women.
5:30 p.m. at the Regent Park Community Health Centre
https://www.facebook.com/events/503549396359900/

Queer Noise Solidarity
A gigantic experimental noise event.
7:30 p.m. at Christie Pits Park
https://www.facebook.com/events/520896594612047/

No Pants No Problem!
A “pantless, socially conscious hot mess” of a party with a safer sex booth on site.
10:00 p.m. at The Garrison
https://www.facebook.com/events/379721208810770/?suggestsessionid=fc3d261a94b49d188f146c38d2c8310b

Saturday, May 25!
Talk SEX with Condoms & Candy
An open-topic workshop with Condoms & Candy hosts Joanne and Alena.
12:30 p.m. at the Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention
https://www.facebook.com/events/614318315263900/?ref=2&suggestsessionid=2d8d7a70d2881785c397f86e75d83c05

Alive and Kicking: Trans Equity Dance Party Fundraiser
A campy dance party and fundraiser.
8:00 p.m. at Bike Pirates
https://www.facebook.com/events/531711613551616

Toastr!
Leslieville’s favourite night for women and their friends.
10:00 pm. at Riverside Public House.
https://www.facebook.com/events/452500244834037/

GenderFucked: A Fundraiser for Spoon
“A night of drag and genderfucking in support of its upcoming Toronto Fringe Festival production of Spoon by Spencer Charles Smith.”
9:30 p.m. at the third floor space above Glad Day.
https://www.facebook.com/events/365698976873850/?ref=22

Sunday, May 26!
Golden Boy: Book Launch and Reading
UK author Abigail Tarttelin reads from new novel about an intersex boy named Max.
6:00 p.m. at Glad Day.
https://www.facebook.com/events/630077003686648/?ref=3

Monday, May 27!
Trans Film Series: Fifth Anniversary Showcase
A free film screening celebrating the Trans Film Series’ Fifth Anniversary.
6:00 p.m. at William Doo Auditorium.
https://www.facebook.com/events/495509853820108/

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About Dyke March Toronto

Mission: The 2015 Toronto Dyke March works to create dyke-centred spaces because we need — and demand — more visibility within the Pride Toronto Festival. Goals: Our goal is to organize a political and celebratory march, created by and for dykes across the spectrum. We need to create our own space to be political and visible. Dyke visibility is important because we are not fully represented in the Pride movement or in mainstream society. The Dyke March celebrates our diversity and demonstrates the power of our communities. We hope the Dyke March leaves you with the energy to take action, a sense of community, and an appreciation for your own unique dyke glory! Values: The Dyke March values collective organizing to give dykes who are historically oppressed a platform. These include, but are not limited to, trans folks, Indigenous folks, folks of colour and folks with disabilities. We see this as necessary to create social change.
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