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Queer Jam Poetry Slam

Sept. 27, 2016, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the UC Junior Common Room. An evening of spoken word, poetry and performances from students focused on queer and trans people of colour and their experiences. Hosted by LGBTOUT and UCLit. Admittance is free.

Not Dead Yet

Oct. 13 to Oct. 16. Various Venues in Toronto. The Toronto Hardcore Punk Fest, NOT DEAD YET, is back for its sixth installment, featuring some of the biggest bands in the punk scene right now at venues such as Faith/Void, D-Beatstro, Soybomb, Silver Dollar, Double Double Land, The Velvet Underground and Coalition. Tickets are available through

Toronto Queer Zine Fair

2016 Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Trinity – St. Paul’s United Church. Toronto Queer Zine Fair seeks to give a voice to those under-represented in zine culture. TQZF accepts applications from all self-identified queer and trans folks, in particular trans women, trans women of colour, queer people of colour, indigenous/two-spirited folks, non-binary folks, and deaf and disabled people. Pay what you can, $5 suggested.

The Craft

Drunk Feminist Films: Three screenings of ’90s classic movie, The Craft on Oct. 14, 15 and 21. Doors 7:30 p.m., Show 8:30 p.m. at The Royal Cinema. Costumes and witchwear are welcome. Screenings will also feature a custom feminist drinking game, speed tarot card readings, speed palm readings and washable body paintings. Tickets on sale soon.


Fall Chapbook Launch Party Oct. 20, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at The Central. Words (on) Pages is debuting chapbooks from four new writers: Rasiqra Revulva, MH Vanstone, Suzanna Derewicz and Margaryta Golovchenko. There will be readings from each of the writers launching their chapbooks. Chapbooks available for purchase, including launch specials of $10/chapbook and all four chapbooks for $30.

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