Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre(BBTT) strives to be the leading alternative, facility-based theatre in Toronto. BBTT strives to achieve theatrical excellence through its play development programs, strong volunteer base, youth-mentorship initiatives and ever increasing wealth of Canadian Queer Talent. BBTT has a number of initiatives for youth including free tickets to shows, a monthly drop-in performance space: QueerCab, and programs such as PrideCab, Young Creators Unit.
Inside Out LGBT Film Festival
Inside Out is a non-profit organization that is committed to the exhibition, promotion and production of Canadian and International queer cinema to a diverse and inclusive community.
The Gladstone Hotel
More than a hotel,The Gladstone is a values – based business, and a social and cultural incubator facilitating sustainable and accessible ways of experiencing art, culture, community, and local cuisine.
ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company
ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Companyis a queer positive multiracial dance company that embraces difference as strength, combats oppressive power structures by expressing their voices through dance, and operates from the grassroots as a collective through consensus. They are committed to representing LGBTTIQQ2S people, people of colour, people with varying body types, class backgrounds, and abilities on stage and in media, as well as providing accessible dance education to these communities. Utilizing both classical dance techniques and urban dance forms of Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Burlesque, House, Vogue, Step, Latin, Contemporary, Afro-Caribbean, Modern, Calypso, Wushu Kung Fu, Irish, and Dancing in Heels, ILL NANA creates dance works with a style all their own. These performers are fearlessly out and proud, sexy, masculine, feminine, and all that is in between, representing the super queeroe’s and real humans in all of us.
Colour me Dragg
Colour Me Dragg brings together drag, burlesque and other queer and trans performers of colour of all experience levels in the Toronto area in one exciting show.
Colour Me Dragg was started by Toronto drag king Milo de Milo in 2007, and has since brought together a production team consisting of Chase, Dainty Box, Tricia, and Sammy Samosa.
Deviant Productions is an alternative media company advancing social justice through video reportage. Deviant Productions provides small businesses and non-profit organizations a professional, creative and affordable way to promote their organization, brand and events. We specialize in promotional videos, film and graphic design.
Eventual Ashes is a Toronto-based Performing Arts Company that produces and presents interdisciplinary work by people of colour and queer/trans people. Formed in 2008, poet, music composer, video artist and playwright Gein Wong serves as Artistic Director.
Asian Arts Freedom School
The Asian Arts Freedom School is an art-based radical Asian history and activism program for Asian/Pacific Islander youth in the Greater Toronto Area. Asian = South Asian, West Asian (a.k.a. Arab or Middle-Eastern), Southeast Asian, East Asian, and Central Asian, Pacific Islander, diasporic via the Caribbean and Africa…mixed-race, adoptee, suburban, hood…just got here or been here since the 1800s. Asian stretches from the Phillippines to Palestine, North China to Sri Lanka, Trinidad to Tibet, and all of it ends up in Toronto. We cover various artforms including writing, spoken word, music, visual arts, film, breakdancing, theatre and modern dance.