Thursday, April 5
I’m Calm: A Night of Amateur Comedy
On the advice of their mother, SJ Morrow has fashioned their “ramblings” into a “semi-coherent” standup comedy show. Morrow is also one of the producers behind the popular Kings and Classics drag king night at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. The venue is accessible.
7pm. Black Rock Coffee and Bar, 677 Bloor St W. For more info, visit Facebook.
Friday, April 6
Klubnacht: A Queermo Fetish All-Night Rave
Billed as “a queer late night sweaty and fetishy dark and dirty ravey night,” this event is truly a weird and wonderful rarity. It features music by, among others, Boy Pussy. There will be dungeon equipment on site. Clothes check available. The venue is not accessible.
10pm–5am. Round, 152 Augusta Ave. For more info, visit Facebook.
Saturday, April 7
Jockstrap with DJ Barry Harris
This edition of the recurring dance party with a “jockstraps only” dress code features legendary DJ/producer Barry Harris (responsible for such well known remixes as the dance version of Whitney Houston’s “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay”). Clothes check available. The venue is not accessible.
10pm–3am. Black Eagle, 457 Church St. For more info, visit Facebook.
Monday, April 9
Youth HIV Awareness Day: A Screening
Taking place in the lead-up to National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, here’s a screening of a film about youth who challenge HIV-related stigma. This is followed by a panel discussion with some of the storytellers featured in the film. The venue is accessible
1–2:30pm. Imagine Cinemas Carlton, 20 Carlton St. For more info, visit Facebook.
Tuesday, April 10
Do your best to provide the sound — that means moaning and groaning, growling, purring, and even winning porn dialogue — for this karaoke session. Hosted by drag performer Pearle Harbour, this event will raise funds for Maggie’s: Toronto Sex Workers Action Project. The venue is accessible.
8pm–midnight. Buddies in Bad Times, 12 Alexander St. For more info, visit Facebook.
Wednesday, April 11
Come Together: The LGBT+ Philanthropy Summit
Volunteers and professionals working in relevant fields are invited to participate in a networking and educational event that, billing says, “explor[es] the role of non-profit leaders in building a culture of philanthropy within their organizations.” Advance registration required. The venue is accessible.
Runs until Thursday, April 12. The 519, 519 Church St. For more info, visit Facebook.