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Sick & Disabled Queer Youth Zine Fair
July 28 @ 2:00 am - 6:00 pmFree
The Sick & Disabled Queer Youth Zine Fair is a youth-led zine and art fair (including performances!) happening for the very first time this year in conjunction with the Bricks & Glitter Festival. This fair was dreamt up as a community space in which to gather and celebrate the work of queer youth artists with various experiences of disability and chronic illness. As an event supported by the LGBTQ Youth Initiative, all artists taking part in this event are self-identified sick/disabled 2SLGBTQ youth ages 25 and under.
The venue is wheelchair accessible and has multi-stall restrooms with wheelchair accessible stalls (including a side wall-mounted grab bar). There will be conversational ASL interpretation available throughout the event. For this event to be accessible to people with chemical sensitivities, we ask that anyone attending please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, and heavily scented products. If you have any access needs that have not been addressed here, please contact Kou at Lwj.firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our very best!
The fair is taking place from 2pm-6pm at House of Anansi Press (128 Sterling Rd.) The front entrance will be blocked off – Please follow the signs around to the side of the building and enter through the wheelchair accessible entrance. Entrance to the fair is free/by donation (funds will go towards Bricks & Glitter Festival Fund)!
PERFORMANCES will be taking place from 3pm-4pm on the outdoor Bricks & Glitter stage just outside the zine fair venue, in the adjacent parking lot. Performances will also be ASL interpreted. Performers include Wy Joung Kou, Eli WiPe, Jody Chan, and Natalie Wee.
Harmeet – instagram.com/harmeetrehal/ / harmeetrehal.com
Vincy Lim / kiwimii – instagram.com/kiwimii/ / vincylim.format.com
Wy Joung Kou – instagram.com/okkouu/ / facebook.com/wyjoungkou/
Sticky Mangos – instagram.com/stickymangos/
Dani Mahmoudi – instagram.com/superlune/
Teddy Schaub – instagram.com/_teddybird_/
Eli Wipe – instagram.com/piscesprincx/
The Letter Ve
Casey Helm / VESTAIS – caseyhelm.format.com/
Mercedes Killeen – mercedeskilleenbooks.bigcartel.com
Luna emuna – instagram.com/emunaart/
Angelo Luu (A.C.)
Twoey Gray – etsy.com/ca/shop/TwoeyGray / twitter.com/actualtwoey
Maanii Oakes – cargocollective.com/maaniioakes
Rachel McCormick – instagram.com/ayoitsrachelo/
BRICKS & GLITTER – We are a trouble of queers who believe in creativity and collectivity, in imagining together a world worth living in. Intersectional by default and critical by necessity, we are trying to create a space for us all of us, to world build together, and to practice the future in the now. Bricks & Glitter is a community arts festival, celebrating two-spirit, trans and queer talent, ingenuity, caring, anger, and abundance.
LGBTQ YOUTH INITIATIVE – The LGBTQ Youth Initiative is led by Planned Parenthood Toronto in collaboration with Sherbourne Health Centre, LGBT Youth Line, The 519 Church Street Community Centre, Gender-Based Violence Prevention Office, Toronto District School Board, Central Toronto Youth Services, Griffin Centre and Egale Canada. The LGBTQ Youth Initiative has been made possible through the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
HOUSE OF ANANSI PRESS – House of Anansi Press