Dainty Smith will be the guest artist at Stars Drop-In this week, leading a workshop on short stories about the monstrous
Wednesday, Sept 3
This week’s Stars drop-in for LGBTTI2SAQQ youth ages 13-21 features local actor, writer, burlesque performer and activist Dainty Smith. The focus will be on short stories and making room for more queer/trans writing, focusing on the theme of what is left out, what is considered ugly and monstrous. The space is accessible, ASL interpretation available, and TTC tokens available.
The Beguiling and Random House Canada launch Michael Cho’s new graphic novel. Michael will be there to read and take questions.
Thursday, September 4
Twenty three artists explore the iconic animated phenomenon through a whole whack of different media. Opening reception on September 4th, runs through September 7.
Friday, September 5
Sex worker ally and sexual assault Activist Jane Doe teaches about how to speak back to government and media while not selling out. Tokens and snacks provided.
Saturday, September 6
Little Island Comics hosts Claudia Dávila for readings, crafts, and activities around her new book.
Socialist* Games hits the red carpet at TIFF! Snag some celebs in round after round of a game of I-love-you-tag.
Socialist* Games is an evening of shifting our asses into gear and engaging in some aggressive merriment. And we don’t mean sitting around a table sipping cappuccinos and playing some pussy-ass boardgames. Socialist* Games calls on strangers to play with strangers in wave after wave of summer-camp style activities – minus the summer camp, plus the awkwardness, and double the hotness.
With a lending library of designated dancers for wallflowers, dancecards, and lots of cuties and friends, the Queer Slowdance is the ultimate way to reclaim high school awkwardness with flying fabulosity.