Jun 20, 2023
It’s June, and along with the return of the warmth and sun, it’s also the first day of International Pride Month.
Pride celebrations provide opportunities for our community to come together, share experiences, and build connections. Throughout the month of June, we have curated a diverse range of activities that cater to all ages, embracing the spirit of love, diversity, and equality. Join us as we come together to honor the LGBTQ+ community, promote understanding, and have a fantastic time. Read on to discover the fantastic events we have in store for you!
June 26th, 2023, 6:00 PM
Join us virtually for an unforgettable evening of spoken word as Two-Spirit poet Tawahum Bige invites us to embrace the multiplicity of our identities, challenge the status quo, and reimagine a world where the intersection of queer and indigenous experiences takes center stage.
June 8th-29th, 2023, 5:30-7:30
Get ready to experience a multitude of personal stories in our mini documentary film festival! We have partnered with the National Film Board to showcase a diverse selection of 2SLGBTQIA+ films that explore various journeys through pain, triumphs, and the exploration of identity. Each feature-length film will be preceded by a few short films with related themes and topics. Join us Thursdays in June as we celebrate the art of film, elevate LGBTQ+ voices, and embrace the power of representation.
June 28th, 2023, 10:00 AM
Calling all young queens and kings, princes, and princesses! Our enchanting Drag Royalty Story Time in partnership with the National Arts Centre is back by popular demand. On June 28th, join us for a fabulous morning filled with dance, music, and the magic of stories. Our special guest storytellers will transport children into a world of imagination while promoting acceptance, self-expression, and inclusivity.
June 28th, 2023
Participants experience the joys of dance and athletic movement in a context that extends their abilities but also protects them from strain or over-use. The use of theatre games may be of interest to some groups as well.
Science Workshops for Kids and Teens
June 16-30, 2023
This workshop by the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity dives into the world of biodiversity and some of the weirdest and most awesome animals on the planet. Are there really only two sexes? Are males always bigger than females? All these questions and more will be answered in our whirlwind tour of biodiversity and myths in the animal kingdom.
With all these great programs, there's something for everyone to enjoy! Make sure to check out our complete offering for International Pride Month for a complete list. This June, let's come together to learn, grow, and show our unwavering support for love and equality. We look forward to seeing you at these incredible events!
Film festival graciously brought to you by the National Film Board of Canada.