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Trans Pride 2011

Trans Pride 2011

 

Friday, July 1st

Trans March Rally and March

 

Pride Toronto is very honoured to be supporting the Toronto Trans March 2011, and grateful to last year’s organizers and participants. For 2011, Pride Toronto will carry the torch and tradition of the 2009 first ever Trans March down Church Street!

***We encourage trans women of colour and people with different abilities to lead the march and set the pace for everyone else***

 

Location:  Norman Jewison Park ( Gloucester/Yonge)

Programming:

6-7pm Banner and Sign Making

7-8:30pm: Rally. Speakers: Alec Butler, Angie Umbac, Enza Anderson, Kate Borenstein, Morgan Page, Nik Redman, S. Bear Bergman, Syrus Marcus Ware and Trans Health Lobby Group.

8:30:  March down Church street

Gende( R )evolution Stage

Location:  South Stage( Wood and Church Streets)

Programming:

Host: S. Bear Bergman. DJ: Memphis Sugar. 8:30pm Kate Borenstein 9:30pm Julissa 9:40pm Alec Butler 9:50pm Nicki Ward 10pm Colour Me  Dragg 10:30pm The Cliks

Transparency Afterparty

Location:  The Barn (418 Church Street). 10pm-4am. Cover:10.00. Performances by Colour Me Dragg and Olive-or-Oliver. Djs Nik Red and Cosmic  Cat

 

Trans Space

Trans Space at Pride Week 2011 will be located in the heart of the festival site, and will provide information, workshops and support to members of the Trans community, those who are questioning or simply curious. It will be a safe, inclusive and informative area and will be open for the entire Pride weekend.

Location and times:

Across the Street  from the 519 community Centre. Open 10am-8pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Changing Rooms/ All Gender washrooms available for use  inside the 519 Community Centre

Saturday

11am-2pm: Banner and Sign making for Dyke March

2pm-4pm: Trans Film Nights Pride Edition ( inside the 519 community centre- Ballroom)

4:30-5:30pm:  Performances

….And  workshops! 

Sunday

11am-2pm: Banner and Sign making for Pride Parade

3:30-5:30pm: Puppet Workshop and performance (Bricoteer Puppet Project)

…And  workshops!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

  • ID is NOT required for entry into the Pride Toronto beverage gardens. You only need to produce government issued ID if you wish to consume alcoholic beverages
  • If you have any trans-related problems at Pride(Beer gardens/Public safety),  come to Trans space and  talk to us!