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Toronto fundraiser on Tue, Feb 23 for queer Ugandans

Toronto’s queer Ugandan group is hosting a fundraiser on Tue, Feb 23. Details from the Facebook Event:

Tuesday, February 23

6-10pm

Bright Pearl restaurant, 346 Spadina Ave.

Tickets: $100.
Buy at the door or online (see Facebook for details)

Event features dinner, performances and a silent auction.

See more at the Facebook Event.

Pride Uganda Alliance International say the funds will be used to help queer Ugandans seeking refugee status.

Organizers hosted a community forum at The 519 in December — hundreds came out to protest Uganda’s proposed anti-gay legislation. Check out Xtra’s video report

Also, follow Xtra freelance reporter Kaj Hasselriis’ ongoing reports from Uganda.


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