Thursday, June 26
A CLUB CALLED RHONDA Three-floor epic house and disco dance party. 10 pm. $10. Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen W. 416-531-5042.
THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Outdoor screening of the 1996 film by Stephen Elliott with Hugo Weaving, Terence Stamp and Guy Pearce. Live drag performances and makeup applications from 8 to 9 pm, followed by the film. Free. St James Park, 120 King E. stlawrencemarketbia.ca.
ANGELS IN AMERICA: PARTS I & II Soulpepper presents Tony Kushner's epic about seven characters in NYC during the AIDS crisis in the 80s in a two-part show about human reactions to the epidemic. Runs to Jul 12, see website for schedule. $29-$74, rush $5-$23. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. 416-866-8666, soulpepper.ca.
BANGIN BEAVER DJ Triple-X spins tunes by artists performing at WorldPride and other queer oddities. 10 pm. $5. The Beaver, 1192 Queen W. facebook.com/events/710103919045652.
BENT LENS: PRIDE ON SCREEN Pride film festival. To Aug 17. TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square, 350 King W. tiff.net/bentlens.
BOTH HERE AND THERE An exhibition of work by Israeli artists runs to Aug 1. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-923-1171.
BUTCH FEMME SALON - WORLDPRIDE EDITION: UNDER THE COVERS Belle Jumelles and Titus Androgynous host a party for butches and femmes of all stripes with performances and dance party. 8 pm. $10 or pwyc. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
CABINET OF QUEERIOSITIES Installation art by Julius Poncelet Manapul. Tour 3-4 pm Jun 26, closing event 7-10 pm Jun 27. Studio 386, 386 Ontario. juliusmanapul.blogspot.ca.
CAMP FIRES: THE QUEER BAROQUE OF LEOPOLD L FOULEM, PAUL MATHIEU AND RICHARD MILETTE Exhibition exploring the concept of "camp" in the work of the francophone Canadian ceramic artists. To Sep 1. $6-$12. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, 111 Queen's Park. 416-586-8080.
CELEBRATION OF LOVE A mass wedding ceremony celebrates WorldPride Toronto with more than 100 same-sex couples tying the knot. 2 pm. Free for qualified couples (marriage license fees extra). Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. prideweddingtoronto.com.
A CHORUS QUEEN Three drag queens try to achieve their dreams in this musical. To Jun 28, Thu-Sat 7:30 pm. $35-$49 (proceeds to the Toronto People With AIDS Fdn). Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House. uofttix.ca/acq.
A CLUB CALLED RHONDA Three-floor epic house and disco dance party. 10 pm. $10. Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen W. 416-531-5042
CONFESSIONS OF A FAIRY'S DAUGHTER Alison Wearing performs her comic musical monologue about growing up with a gay dad in the 80s. To Jun 28 Wed-Fri 8 pm, Sat 2 & 8 pm. $28. George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place. fairysdaughter.com.
DRAG QUEEN DAY TOURS Raise the sails, sing sea shanties, fire off the cannon and more. 1 & 3 pm. Queen's Quay Terminal, 235 Queens Quay W. tallshipcruisestoronto.com.
(EM)BODIED LOVE Photos by Sly Sarkisova look at queer and trans people's relationship to their bodies. Reception tonight at 8 pm, runs to Jun 29. Feminist Art Gallery, 25 Seaforth. facebook.com/events/280440475469586.
FAN THE FLAMES: QUEER POSITIONS IN PHOTORAPHY Exhibition examining the play of gender in photography and video. To Aug 24. $11-$19.50, free Wed after 6 pm. Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas W. 416-979-6648.
FILMED WITH PRIDE Showcase as part of the ReelHeART International Film Festival featuring Cindy Abel's doc Breaking Through and other films. 3 pm. $12, stu/srs $8. Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas E. reelheart.org.
FLUID Group show by bi-identified photographers. To Jul 2. Project Gallery, 1109 Queen E. projectgallerytoronto.com.
FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD Screening of When I Knew and other short films celebrating LGBTQ culture. 6:30-8 pm. Free. Long Branch Library, 3500 Lake Shore W. torontopubliclibrary.ca.
FRANCIS BACON AND HENRY MOORE: TERROR AND BEAUTY Art by British greats Bacon (who was queer) and Moore (who was straight) examines the impact of WWII on their work, to Jul 20. $16.50-$25. Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas W. ago.net.
GENERATIONS OF QUEER Exhibition focusing on queer storytelling, with work by Robert Flack, John Greyson, Elisha Kim and Kiley May. To Jun 28. Free. Onsite @ OCAD University, 230 Richmond W. worldpridetoronto.com.
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH An East German transgender rocker moves to America to start a band and find love in this play by John Cameron Mitchell. Opens today and runs to Jul 12, see website for schedule. $50. 100A Ossington. lowerossingtontheatre.com.
HIT PARADE The Transmission Commission Collective puts on this art show celebrating queer creativity and responding to global violence against LBGTT2QIA people. Free. Reception 6 pm, runs to Jul 6. P|M Gallery, 1518 Dundas W. 416-937-3862.
IMAGING HOME: RESISTANCE, MIGRATION, CONTRADICTION; QUEER AND MUSLIM Photos and documents on the meaning of "home" in the context of homophobic and racist oppression, plus Samra Habib's photos of queer Muslims who've found peace with their sexuality. Runs to Oct 5. Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, 34 Isabella. 416-777-2755.
INCIDENT LIGHT: GENDERED ARTIFACTS AND TRACES ILLUMINATED IN THE ARCHIVES Middle Eastern and South Asian artists explore attitudes to gender and sexuality in archives from their regions. To Jul 27. Blackwood Gallery, UTM, 3359 Mississuaga N. 905-828-3789.
INTERNATIONAL GRAND MARSHAL & HUMAN RIGHTS RECEPTION Global human rights leaders are congratulated at this cocktail reception. 6:30 pm. Innis College, 111 St George. worldpridetoronto.com.
JUST ME AND ALLAH: PHOTOGRAPHS OF QUEER MUSLIMS A photography exhibition runs to Jul 9. Free. Parliament Street Library, 269 Gerrard E. queermuslimproject.tumblir.com.
KAREN MIRANDA AUGUSTINE The Outgraced exhibit explores the sexual and the sublime through female iconography. Reception 7 pm. Runs to Jul 19. Free. A Space Gallery, 401 Richmond W ##110. 416-979-9633.
LAUGH OUT PROUD James Adomian headlines this comedy show with host Robert Keller and others. To Jun 28, Thu-Sat 8 pm, late show Sat 10 pm. $25. Yuk Yuk's, 224 Richmond W. 416-967-6425, yukyuks.com.
LEAVE IT TO BEAVERS - LESBIAN PRIDE COMEDY SHOW All-female, all-queer comedy with Janine Brito and DeAnne Smith. 8 & 10 pm. $20, adv $15. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. leaveittobeavers.bpt.me.
LEGENDS OF N.Y. NITELIFE Retrospective of more than 60 classic images from 1987-90 by nightlife documentarian John Simone. To Jun 29. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555.
LUST BY SPUD1 Art show opening with live burlesque performances and music by DJ Barbi. 7 pm. $5. Studio Bar, 824 Dundas. facebook.com/events/1449202298657939.
MANIFESTO FESTIVAL Showcase of musicians, dancers and artists. 6-11 pm. Allan Gardens, Sherbourne and Carlton. themanifesto.ca.
MSM (MEN SEEKING MEN) Dance-theatre piece inspired by electronic music and transcripts of online chats between men who seek men online. To Jun 29, see website for schedule. $10-$20. Winchester Theatre, 80 Winchester. msmtoronto.bpt.me.
OPEN DOORS, OPEN DIALOGUE Community tours of HIV programs. 4-6 pm. Free. ASAAP - Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention, 120 Carlton, ste 315. asaap.ca.
OVER THE RAINBOW: SEDUCTION AND IDENTITY Artists Stephen Andrews, Elle Flanders, Andy Fabo and Attila Richard Lukacs discuss the current exhibition. 7 pm. Runs to Aug 17. Free. MOCCA,952 Queen W. 416-395-0067.
PAN-CANADIAN YOUTH SOLIDARITY PROJECT EXHIBITION Showcase of the artwork of the competition finalists' artwork. Exhibit runs to Nov 15. Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas W. youthsolidarityproject.ca.
PATRICK LIGHTHEART The photographer's colourful images celebrate being out. Free. To Jun 30. Akasha Art Projects, 511 Church, 2nd fl. 647-348-0104.
PRIDE IN CANADA Exhibition by 11 artists. To Jul 5, noon-7 pm, gala from 6 pm on Jun 27. Free. Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw. artprojectcanada.com.
PRIDE OF PLACE Exhibition of 18 gay Canadian artists. To Jul 30. Urban Gallery, 400 Queen E. 647-460-1278.
PRIDE WALK: DISCOVERING TORONTO'S LGBTQ HERITAGE Heritage Toronto boutique walking tour. Today 6:30 pm; tomorrow 2 pm. $20. Pre-register for location. heritagetoronto.org.
PROOF 21 The annual show of emerging photographers takes a gender-and-identity theme in honour of WorldPride. Reception tonight 6 pm. Runs to Jul 26. Free. Gallery 44, 401 Richmond W ##120. 416-979-3941.
PUSH FORWARD PUSH BACK Public art intervention in the park. Starts Jun 26 at 11:59 pm, runs to Jun 29. Free. Allan Gardens, Carlton and Sherbourne. worldpridetoronto.com.
QUEER GEEK MIXER Gamers party with SEGA rock band Villainest. 9 pm. Bovine Sex Club, 542 Queen W, back room. torontogaymers.ca.
QUEER PAGAN PUNK: THE FILMS OF DEREK JARMAN Works by the British filmmaker, artist and activist are a historical document of queer struggle. To Jul 5. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. tiff.net/bentlens.
QUEER WALKING TOUR Guided walk through the heart of the Gay Village capped by a patio martini. To Jun 29, 10 am-2 pm. $35. Rainbow High Vacations. Pre-register 1-800-387-1240, rainbowhigh.torontoworldpride.com.
RELATIONSHIP Intimate snapshots by Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst depict the arc of their real-life love story. To Jun 29. TTC Platform screens. worldpridetoronto.com.
ROSS WATSON Homoerotic paintings by the Australian artist. To Jun 29. Free. IX Gallery, 11 Davies ##101. 416-461-3828.
THE SEX OFFENSIVE Art exhibit celebrating LGBTQ communities around the world. To Jun 29. Free. Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, 984 Queen E. 416-504-7142.
SHAMELESS KARAOKE Sing all your favourite queer anthems from Queen or Britney. 10 pm-2 am. Free. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635.
(SH)OUT Exhibition celebrating the diversity of the human condition by sculptor Jane Hook. Opening reception Jun 21, 2-5 pm. Runs to Jul 11. Canadian Sculpture Centre, 500 Church. 647-435-5858, cansculpt.org.
SING YOU HOME The Book club discusses Jodi Picoult's story about a lesbian fighting for the right to use frozen embryos from her ex-husband. 7 pm. Free. Bloor/Gladstone Library, 1101 Bloor W. torontopubliclibrary.ca.
SKIN FLICKS: THE FILMS OF BRUCE LABRUCE Retrospective of the filmmaker's works including Hustler White, Otto and Up With Dead People. To Jul 3. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. tiff.net/bentlens.
SKY YARD SUNDAY Designs by queer indie duo Barbie's Basement Jewellery and a performance by Liza Minnelli impersonator Jennifer Wells. 3 pm. Sky Yard @ Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen W. 416-531-5042 ext 244.
STEERS & QUEERS: NIGHT OF 1,000 DOLLYS Celebrate country's favourite drag queen, Dolly Parton, with live music, DJs and a choir. 9 pm-2 am. $12. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635.
STARRY NIGHT: LOVE IS IN THE HAIR Drag Ball with Adore Delano, Courtney Act, Bianca Del Rio, Darienne Lake, DJs Freemasons, Rosabel, the Cube Guys and DJ Mado. 7 pm-midnight. Free. Cawthra Square Park Greenspace, beside 519 Church. greenspaceto.org.
STIFF COCKS Performance by Keith Cole and music by DJs Colin Druhan, Peter Merriman, Miss Margot and Nicole Greenspan. Doors 10 pm. $5 sugg (PWA Friends for Life Bike Rally benefit). The Garrison, 1197 Dundas W. facebook.com/events/495463807333686.
TABOO YARDIES Screening of Selena Blake's documentary about Jamaica's tourist-friendly "One Love" façade versus its persecuted LGBT community. 9:30 pm. MNJCC Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina. tiff.net/bentlens.
10X10 OPENING RECEPTION Exhibition of work by LGBTQ photographers. 7-10 pm. Free. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635.
10 QUEERS IN 10 YEARS: A DECADE OF LOCAL HEROES Retrospective of Inside Out's short film showcase of Toronto filmmakers and video artists. 7 pm. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King W. tiff.net/bentlens.
T-GIRL WORLDPRIDE PARTY T-Girl go-go shows with DJ Todd Klinck. 8 pm. $10-$15. Goodhandy's, 120 Church. goodhandys.com.
THAT'S SO GAY: ON THE EDGE LGBTTI2QQ artists explore their experiences of identity. Opening reception tonight, 7-10 pm. To Jun 27, noon-5 pm. Free. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635.
THROWBACK THURSDAY 80S RETRO PARTY Sweeden's Italove, TQ and Synthgo alongside DJ BPM play Nu Italo disco and more. 9 pm-2 am. $40-$50. Adelaide Hall, 250 Adelaide W. ticketriver.com.
TRUTH/DARE: A SATIRE This song-and-dance recreation of the Madonna backstage doc features creators Salvatore Antonio and Adamo Ruggiero plus Damien Atkins, Keith Cole and others. To Jun 29, Thu-Sun 9 pm. $20-$25. The Citadel, 304 Parliament. ticketwise.ca.
TWO-SPIRITED PEOPLE IN INDIGENOUS SOCIETIES Talk by Jessica Danforth from the Native Youth Sexual Health Network. 7 pm. Free. Spadina Road Library, 10 Spadina Rd. 416-393-7666.
VICIOUS BITCHES Gavin Crawford and Sharron Matthews lampoon all things gay in this musical comedy show. 8 pm. $25. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
VIVA CABARET - A TRIBUTE TO THE GREATEST DIVAS Yury Ruzhyev performs satirical drag parodies of gay icons. 8 pm. $20-$25. Rivoli, 332 Queen W. rushow.ru.
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE SEEN: PHOTOGRAPHY AND QUEER VISIBILITY/ZANELE MUHOLI: FACES AND PHASES Photos from the Black Star collection curated by the AGO's Sophie Hackett plus Muholi's black-and-white portraits depicting South Africa's lesbian community. To Aug 24. Free. Ryerson Image Centre, 33 Gould. 416-979-5164, ryerson.ca/ric.
WHAT MAKES YOU PROUD? Interactive community art installation and LGBTQ barbecue for all ages. 4 pm. Free. Family Service Toronto, 355 Church. familyservicetoronto.org.
WORLDPRIDE MYSTERY DATE NIGHT Dinner in the dark and martinis with your mystery date. To Jun 29, see website for info. $85. Rainbow High Vacations. Pre-register 1-800-387-1240, rainbowhigh.torontoworldpride.com.
WHEN THE SUN COMES OUT Lesbian chamber opera by Leslie Uyeda and Rachel Rose about a love affair between a married mother and a gender outlaw. Today and tomorrow at 8 pm. $15-$35. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 55 Mill. wtscotheopera.bpt.me.
WHERE THE TREES STOOD IN WATER Opening reception for an exhibition of Cyanotype prints tracing the transformation of the Entertainment District. 7-10 pm. Free. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W. 416-531-4635.
WOMEN'S FLAT TRACK ROLLERDERBY: CLAM SLAM All-queer Pride game with GTAR co-hosting with TorD. 7 pm. $15, adv $12, kids free. Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main. gtarollergirls.ticketleap.com.
WORLDPRIDE 2014 Exhibition and High Energy Youth Solidarity forum (exhibition runs to Nov 15). Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas W. 416-979-6648.
WORLDPRIDE HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE LGBTTIQQ2SA human rights advocates from around the word meet to discuss anti-sodomy laws, intersex persons, sex work activism, the politics of pride parades and more. To Jun 27. Details/register at wphrc14.com/program.
LANDED: TOGETHER IN CANADA Multimedia installation about LGBT immigrants by Sarah Foy. To Jun 29. Free. Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge. landedtogether.ca.
Friday, June 27
THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Screening of the 1994 film starring Hugo Weaving and Terence Stamp. 6 pm. Free. Bloor/Gladstone Library, 1101 Bloor W. torontopubliclibrary.ca.
BABYLON WORLD WEEKEND Homage to the celebrated Club Babylon from the Queer As Folk series, with DJ Sumation. 9 pm-6 am. Fly Nightclub, 8 Gloucester. flynightclub.com.
THE BIG BOLLYWOOD DISCO Queer South Asian pride party. 10 pm. Club 120, 120 Church. facebook.com/events/577198409044236.
BITCH SALAD WORLDPRIDE 2014 Comedians include Steph Tolev, Laura Di Labio, Katherine Ryan and the Cheeto Girls with host Andrew Johnston at this annual show. 8 pm. $25. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
BUDDIES AFTER HOURS Party with DJs K-Tel and Triple-X. Doors 10:30 pm. $15. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
THE CASE AGAINST 8 Screening of the film by Ben Cotner and Ryan White about the historic case to overturn California's prohibition of same-sex marriage. Today 6 pm; tomorrow 1 & 6:15 pm; Jun 29, 1, 3:30 & 8:45 pm; Jun 30, 6:30 pm. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor W. filmswelike.com/films/caseagainst8.
DRIP WORLDPRIDE At Smith: DJs Bok Bok & Girl Unit, Lowell (DJ set), Etyan Tobin, Kristie Muller and others. 7 pm-5 am. $15. Smith, 553 Church. At House Maison: DJs Henry Krinkle, Figgy, Gingy, Rory Them Finest and others. 7 pm-5 am. $15. House Maison, 580 Church. facebook.com/DripParty.
ELECTRIC CIRCUS Party with DJs Ketsup, Vanessa and Pammm. Doors 11 pm. $5, free before midnight. Garrison, 1197 Dundas W. facebook.com/events/224555961087396.
FAMILY PRIDE Activities for families of all kinds include children's entertainers, a style zone, and arts and crafts. 10 am. To Jun 29. Free. Church Street Jr Public School, Church and Alexander. worldpridetoronto.com.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE @ ROM Music by Starving Yet Full, DJ Deko-Ze, Amy Hef, DJ Sammy, pop-up food, tours of the galleries and more with a ROM Proud theme. 7-11 pm. $12, stu $10. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park. rom.on.ca/fnl.
I DO AT THE CARLU Group wedding for gentlemen, with musical performances and a wedding celebration. Today and tomorrow 7 pm. $25. Carlu, 444 Yonge. thecarlu.com.
ONE WORLD: TO FRANKIE WITH LOVE Outdoor show dedicated to artist Frankie Knuckles, with performances by Hector Romero and Paulo & Jackinsky. 5 pm-midnight. Free. Cawthra Square Park, beside 519 Church. greenspaceto.org.
ORANGE & BLACK DANCE PARTY Come as your favourite character, prizes for best costume. "What Dyke Looks Like" photo exhibit by Kristy Boyce and music by DJ Quinces. 9 pm to 3 am, $20-$25. Marquis of Granby, 418 Church. brownpapertickets.com/event/694256.
PLAY THE PARKS WITH PRIDE Sara London performs soulful house music. Noon-1 pm. Free. Trinity Square Park, 10 Trinity Sq. pridetoronto.com.
POP GOES PRIDE MTV presentation with Carly Rae Jepsen, hosted by Phoebe Dykstra and Lauren Toyota. 7 pm. Wellesley Stage. wp14to.com.
PRIDE STREET FAIR Vendors, arts and crafts, entertainment and more. Today 6 pm-2 am; tomorrow noon-2 am; Jun 29 noon-11 pm. Free. Church and Wellesley Village area. worldpridetoronto.com.
PROUD VOICES Readings. 7 pm. Glad Day Bookshop, 598 Yonge. worldpridetoronto.com.
REGRETRO: MY SO-CALLED PRIDE EDITION Turn back time at this party with a 90s-themed photo booth, TV/movie projections and music by DJs Wei Back, Party McFly and Case of Base. 10 pm. $5, free after 11 pm. Henhouse, 1532 Dundas W. henhousetoronto.com
SUMMER CAMP ON THE PLAZA WorldPride open-air concert with Maylee Todd on the plaza; subversive art exhibit Camp Fires: The Queer Baroque Of Léopold L Foulem, Paul Mathieu And Richard Milette inside. $20, adv $15. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, 111 Queen's Park. gardinermuseum.ca.
TEMPERATURE Party hosted by hip-hop artist and actress Temper. 10 pm-4 am. $35, adv $20. Mojo Lounge, 1305 Dundas W. inthelifeprideweekend.eventbrite.com.
TRANS PRIDE MARCH A community-led political march leaves from the North Pride Stage at 8 pm, preceded by a rally at 7 pm. Free. worldpridetoronto.com.
TRANS PRIDE SHOWCASE DJ Triple-X, the Cliks, Crackpuppy, and Against Me! with hosts S Bear Bergman and Tobi Hill-Meyer. 8-11 pm. Free. Yonge-Dundas Square. worldpridetoronto.com.
WANNABE Spice Girls tribute concert. Doors 9:30 pm. $19.50. Adelaide Hall, 250 Adelaide W. facebook.com/events/798972850114278.
WELCOME TO MANADA! All-male burlesque troupe Boylesque T.O. perform tributes to iconic Canadian figures. 10 pm. $25-$30. Lee's Palace, 529 Bloor W. manada.eventbrite.ca.
WORLDPRIDE DRAG RACE CELEBRITY CRUISE Celebrate at a harbour cruise with RuPaul. 8-11:30 pm. $115. Queens Quay Terminal (foot of York). tickets.mariposacruises.com.
Saturday, June 28
AQUA: WORLDPRIDE T-DANCE EDITION Dance party with water fountains, DJs Chus & Ceballos, DJ Aron, DJ Kitty Glitter, Sofonda Cox and Carmer Carrera. Noon-8 pm. Free. Yonge-Dundas Square. worldpridetoronto.com.
BABYLON WORLD OF WHITE Homage to the celebrated Club Babylon from the Queer As Folk series with DJ Kidd Madonny. Suggested attire white and wild. 9 pm-7 am. Fly Nightclub, 8 Gloucester. flynightclub.com.
BIG PRIDE SING-ALONG: GET LOUD! GET PROUD! LGBTQ chorus Singing Out perform at this interactive concert. 7 & 9:15 pm. $15. Betty Oliphant Theatre, 404 Jarvis. singingout.com.
BUDDIES AFTER HOURS Party with Fay Slift, Diana Lopez Sotto and DJs K-Tel and Triple-X. Doors 10:30 pm. $15. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
CHERRY BOMB PRIDE: OUT OF THIS WORLD Party for queer women and friends with four DJs, two levels of dancing. 10 pm. Virgin Mobile Mod Club, 722 College. $20, adv $15. facebook.com/events/304983356324518.
CLEAN, SOBER AND PROUD Substance-free space offering supportive group meetings throughout Pride weekend, plus entertainment by Sapphire Dance, the GLAM Pride Game Show Revue, Blurred Lines and others. Today and tomorrow. Free. Paul Kane Parkette, 58 Wellesley E. facebook.com/events/293310164167959.
COMMUNITY MURAL PROJECT - CELEBRATING QUEER & TRANS NEWCOMERS Explore your creativity and share your story through art. 2 pm. Free. Allan Gardens, Carlton and Sherbourne. worldpridetoronto.com.
CREAM: OFFICIAL CAROLE POPE AFTERPARTY Rock n' roll dance party with Carole Pope, DJs Peaches and Vee Stun, and a fundraiser for the film Rough Trade. 10 pm. $25-$50. Wrongbar, 1279 Queen W. wannacream.me.
CRUSH WORLDPRIDE PARTY DJ duo Arche & Avril Incandenza. 10 pm. $10. Club 120, 120 Church. club120.ca.
DRIP WORLDPRIDE At Smith: music by DJs Brenmar, Shaydakiss, Prince Innocence (DJ set) and others. 7 pm-5 am. $15. Smith, 553 Church. At House Maison: music by DJs Le Youth, Dickystixxx, Olenonly and others. 7 pm-5 am. $15. House Maison, 580 Church. facebook.com/DripParty.
DYKE MARCH Celebrating the diversity and passion of LGBTTIQQ2S women and trans folk with a rally at Allan Gardens (Carlton and Jarvis) at 1 pm and the march at 2 pm. Free. worldpridetoronto.com.
FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY Boxing, beer and beats by DJ Matty Ryce. Today and tomorrow, noon to 10 pm. $10-$20. Paul Brown Boxfit, 40 Wellesley E. paulbrownboxfit.com.
FRANCO FIERTE Francophone stars perform. 5 pm. Allan Gardens, Sherbourne and Carlton. worldpridetoronto.com.
GLITTERATI Party hosted by transgender mogul Amiyah Scott. 9 pm-4 am. $40, adv $20. Courthouse, 57 Adelaide E. inthelifeprideweekend.eventbrite.com.
HOMO NIGHT IN CANADA Queer comedy from Susan Fischer, John Hastings, Shawn Hitchins, Elvira Kurt, Catherine McCormick, Richard Ryder and others, hosted by the B-Girlz. 8 pm. $25. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
HOTNUTS - A WHOLE NEW WORLDPRIDE Nomi Ruiz, DJs Jeremy Glenn, Produzentin, Das Hussy and hosts Mary Messhausen, Buzz Huneedew and Peg Zilla. Doors 10:30 pm. $15, adv $12. The Garrison, 1197 Dundas W. hotnutsworldpride.eventbrite.ca.
IGBY LIZZARD AND JUDY VIRAGO The drag queens perform a sidewalk cabaret. 1 & 3 pm. Drake One Fifty, 150 York. 416-363-6150.
INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SHOWCASE Outdoor showcase with national and internation destinations along with their local Pride/LGBTQ organizations. Gould & Victoria Streets. worldpridetoronto.com.
LATE NIGHT QUEER CABARET Performance by Boylesque, DJ sets by Fritz Helder and Light Fires and more. 9:30 pm. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. worldpridetoronto.com.
LIBERATION AND PERSPIRATION Dance party with music by DJs Sis n Bro and Mary Mack and workout video remixes by Adrienne Crossman. 10 pm. Free. Henhouse, 1532 Dundas W. henhousetoronto.com
LIPSTICK JUNGLE Pride dance party with DJs Francesca Lombardo, Kim Ann Foxman and others. 1 pm-midnight. Free. Cawthra Square Park Greenspace, beside 519 Church Community Centre. greenspaceto.org.
MADONNA VS BRITNEY VIDEO DANCE PARTY All Madge vs All Brit video spun live. 10 pm. No cover. WAYLA. Bar, 996 Queen E. 416-901-5570, waylabar.ca.
THE MAIN EVENT! MATINEE WORLD TOUR DJ party with Rosabel and Freemasons. 1 pm-1 am. $10. Fly, Ryerson Quad, Gerrard between Church and Yonge. 416-410-5426, greenspaceto.org/main-event.
PRIDE AND REMEMBRANCE RUN A 5K run or 3K walk to benefit Egale Canada Human Rights Trust, Fife House, and the Pride and Remembrance Foundation. 10 am. Corner of Church and Wellesley. priderun.org.
PROUD VOICES Readings. 7 pm. Glad Day Bookshop, 598 Yonge. worldpridetoronto.com.
RAINBOW FAMILY STORIES Bring the whole family and celebrate Pride Week with an LGBTQ edition of Saturday Stories. 10:30 am. Free. Bloor/Gladstone Library, 1101 Bloor W. torontopubliclibrary.ca.
SOULTRY JAZZ BRUNCH Performances by Ashley Bea, Ken Morgan and Sean Stanley. Noon-5 pm. $45-$50. The Berber Social, 49 Front E. inthelifeprideweekend.eventbrite.com.
SS STEAMWORKS PRIDE WEEKEND CRUISE Cruise the harbour to music by DJ Deko-Ze and DJ Nick Bertossi plus performances by Ray Gunn, Jon Shield and Aleks Buldocek. Noon-4 pm. $75. stamworksbath.com/cruise.
SUBSPACE BLACK LIGHT PARTY UV body painting and music by SquidLid and DJs Miso and Warmuffin. 10 pm. $20-$25. Opera House, 735 Queen W. subspacelive.ca.
TOASTR PRIDE EDITION Three DJs including KLR and Sticky Cuts playing hip-hop, trip hop, trap, dancehall, top 40 and mashups on the main floor; DJ Marina and cellist Megan Ballantyne upstairs. 9:30 pm. $25. White Elephant, 366 Queen E. facebook.com/toastrTO.
UNDER THE HOOD Dyke Day after-party with underground DJs Linguist, Chiclet, Hey! DW and Arts&Crafts. 10 pm. $10. Bassline Music Bar, 865 Bloor W. 416-732-7513.
YONGE-DUNDAS POP-UP PARTY Performances by international talent perform and a dance party. 8 pm. Free. Yonge-Dundas Square. worldpridetoronto.com.
Sunday, June 29
ALTERNA-QUEER Performances by DJ Steve Rock, Unfinished Business, Zoo Owl and others on an outdoor stage. Free. Alexander Parkette, 12 Alexander. facebook.com/events/846597032034613.
BABYLON WORLDPRIDE FINALE Homage to the celebrated Club Babylon from the Queer As Folk series with Hector Fonseca and DJ Shawn Riker. Fly, 8 Gloucester. flynightclub.com.
BUDDIES AFTER HOURS Party with DJs K-Tel and Triple-X. Doors 10:30 pm. $15. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com/pride2014.
BUSINESS WOMEN'S SPECIAL PRIDE: IT'S A SMALL WORLD AFTER ALL BALL Performances by Igby Lizzard and Judy Virago plus DJs Nino Brown & Sammy Royale. 10 pm-2:30 am. $10. Round Venue, 152s Augusta. 416-451-6346.
CHURCH ON CHURCH STREET The Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto Choir, Thom Allison, Julie Michels and Rev Brent Hawkes host a Sunday morning Pride service. 11 am. South Stage, Church and Wood Streets. mcctoronto.com.
DISCO DISCO Pride dance party with DJs Dimitri from Paris, Horse Meat Disco and others. 1 pm-midnight. Free. Greenspace, Cawthra Square Park, beside 519 Church Community Centre. greenspaceto.org.
DRIP WORLDPRIDE DJs Hercules and Love Affair (Andy Butler DJ set), Bruce LaBruce, Members only and guests. $15. House Maison, 580 Church. facebook.com/DripParty.
GO HARD "SWAG 2 DA ROOF 5" World Pride party. $15. Club 120, 120 Church. club120.ca.
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH The LGBTQ+ Anglican congregation welcomes Nigerian gay rights activist Davis Mac-Iyalla at this service. 10:30 am. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. holytrinitytoronto.org.
HOUSE OF LADOSHA X DRIP Performance by La'Fem Ladosha, and DJ sets by Juliana Huxtable and Michael Magnan. 7 pm-5 am. $15 at the door. Smith, 553 Church. 416-926-2501.
THE LADY OIYE'S TEA DANCE Low-key gathering off the parade route for a cool respite. 3-10 pm. Free. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555.
MAIN EVENT Party outdoors to music by the Cube Guys, Rosabel, Freemasons and O'Halley Brothers. 1 pm-1 am. $10 (in support of the 519). Ryerson Quad, Gerrard E between Church and Yonge. greenspaceto.org.
MARCH WITH PRIDE PARADE! Congregation Shir Libeynu march as part of the interfaith contingent with the Rainbow Railroad theme. 1 pm. Bloor East at Church. shirlibeynu.ca.
NE PLUS ULTRA Party hosted by Ariane Davis of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta. 9 pm-3:30 am. $20 adv. Thompson Hotel, 550 Wellington W. inthelifeprideweekend.eventbrite.com.
PFLAG WORLDPRIDE FAMILY BRUNCH Hot buffet, raffle prizes and more. 9:30-11:30 am. $13. Pogue Mahone, 777 Bay. email@example.com.
PROUD VOICES Readings. 7 pm. Glad Day Bookshop, 598 Yonge. worldpridetoronto.com.
TREEHOUSE PARTY The T-dance of the summer with Isaac Escalante, Alain Jackinsky and others. 1 pm-1 am. $10. Ryerson Quad, corner of Church & Gerrard. greenspaceto.org.
WORLDPRIDE CLOSING CEREMONIES Singer/songwriter duo Tegan & Sara and others perform at the closing ceremonies. 5 pm. Free. Yonge-Dundas Square. worldpridetoronto.
WORLDPRIDE PARADE The annual parade of floats, marching bands and music starts at 1 pm at Bloor and Church, heads west to Yonge, and south on Yonge to Yonge-Dundas Square. Free. worldpridetoronto.com.