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Joyful Rebellion

  • Glad Day 499 Church Street Toronto, ON, M4Y 2C6 Canada (map)

Our semi-annual fundraiser for Blackness YES is back!
We will be using these funds to bring you two HUGE events this year (blockobana and one we are working on that will excite your dancing shoes). We are kicking off Blocko season with gusto!

Join us on May 5th and dance to some joyful resistance at Glad Day Bookshop (499 Church st)


DJ Nik Red
DJ Carma
DJ Craig Dominic
& more to come

$5-10 sliding scale
Hip Hop, Soulful House, Soca, Reggae, Afrobeat, R & B, Old Skool and more!

Access Info: 
Accessible entrance. 
The nearest subways are Wellesley & College Station. These are not accessible stations, the closest is Yonge/Bloor station. 

Please note: this event takes place in a location where alcohol is served. FYI.

Blackness Yes! is a community-based committee that works year-round to celebrate Black queer and Trans history, creativity and resistance. Our mandate is to create a space for LGBTIQQ folks of African decent and their friends, loved ones and supporters. We work to affirm, celebrate and ensure visible Black LGBTTIQQ communities within Pride; to create a Black cultural space within Pride that any Black or Black affirming person can be a part of; and to create a vehicle for HIV/AIDS information dissemination. 

We are committed to anti-oppression, (self) love freedom and justice. We are a space of resistance and actively fight systemic racism, transphobia, homophobia, ableism, classism and colonialism. We are anti- imperialism and are against the occupation of Palestine and Turtle Island.

Earlier Event: May 5
Cinco de Mayo fiesta
Later Event: May 5
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