Queer West - Serving West Toronto, Ontario


Queer West | Arts Collective

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Queer West Community Network

"We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches,
alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders" - Maya Angelou

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Welcome to Queer West Founded in 2001, incorporated as not-for-profit Ontario charity in 2008 as Gay West Community Network Inc. Our main incorporation Objectives: To produce performing and visual arts festivals and events for the purposes of educating and advancing the public’s understanding and appreciation of performing arts and to educate artists through participation in such festivals and related art workshops. Queer West on Facebook and Queer West on Twitter

Board of Directors: Donna Elliott (President & Program Director), Jeffery McIntosh (Vice President & Public Relations), Michel F. Paré (Secretary & Artistic Director), Richa Shrotriya (Treasurer). Biographies - http://bit.ly/1t0AlHa

We produce the Annual Toronto Queer Arts Festival also know as Queer West Fest, arrives in mid August with arts shows, dance, music, poetry, spoken word, stage, laughs, film, community fair, books, and, of course, cabaret!

We produce OUTEXPRESSIONS not for profit publication of Gay West Community Network Inc. We have been bringing news & event listings to readers since 2001. The Best Queer Listings in the City of Toronto 24/7.Events Today? In Summer we list all events from the Blyth Festival, Shaw Festival to the Stratford Festival including regular stage events in Toronto on our Theatre Page. We list monthly more events for lesbians, queer women and the trans community, than any other publication in Toronto.

Call Out for 2 Film Submissions Genres

Documentaries, Feature and shorts any country and and Films by Toronto LGBT Youth 16-28

Our 8th annual Toronto Queer West Film Festival will run August 12-14, 2016 at Innis Town Hall. Produced by the Queer West Arts Collective, working for more inclusive & complex queer identities, creating larger queer space & community in Toronto. We will begin accepting film festival entries without charge on Opening Date January 1, 2016 though Filmfreeway.com. The Deadline for all entries is May 1st, 2016. Final selections will be made in late May 2016. July 2nd begin posting event listings, show times etc….. Submit your film for 2016

Thank you for your interest in QueerWest.org queerwestinfo@gmail.com 416-879-79546

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