Events include Queerabilities, QueerDog Comedy, Best in Show Drag, English Conversation Club, Umbrella Rainbow Group, 2 Spirits of BC Talking Group, Queer Stitch-Craft, Hip Hop for Him, Drag Bingo, Two-Spirit of Pride, Queer Yoga, and HIM Yoga.
Monday, July 12 - Queerabilities - Remote Meeting - Community Care, 3 pm, presented by Queerabilities Victoria ~ Online
We are so excited to be offering the Queerabilities group, as a collaboration between the Victoria Disability Resource Center (Rowan) and AVI Health and Community Services (Marshall).
Until we are able to meet again in person, our weekly topic will be Community Care (a space of support, so socialize, share resources, and discuss our challenges and successes in navigating these difficult times).
To find out more, visit the Facebook Event Page
Monday, July 12 - Queer Dog Comedy Night, 8 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live
Hosted by Zane Oak
Tuesday, July 13 - Best in Show - Drag Show, 7 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live
Tuesday, July 13 - Summer Social - English Conversation Club, 7 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online
Join this Conversation night for GBT2Q Guys whose first language is not English, to practice speaking English in a safe, non-judgemental and fun virtual space. The program is fully inclusive for all Queer Guys regardless of refugee status, living here on a visa, or a Canadian citizen. Come talk it out with us!
Tuesday, July 13 - Umbrella Rainbow Group, 7 pm, presented by Umbrella Rainbow Group ~ Online and Live
Umbrella is pleased to offer a new recovery support group for individuals that are part of the LGBTQ2S+ community.
We know that addiction affects people who identify as LGBTQ2S+ at a higher rate, and Umbrella understands the importance of a safe space to offer support and connection. Starting December 8, our facilitators Braelynne and Theo bring their knowledge, passion and lived experience to this weekly group.
* Due to COVID, we have a limit of 6 participants in person.
To secure a spot, you MUST register the day of the group, before 1pm and agree to Umbrella COVID protocols. All others will be invited to join the group by ZOOM, details below.
Join Zoom Meeting
Tuesday, July 13 - 2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, 8 pm - 9:30 pm, presented by Four Feathers Society ~ Online
Ongoing Group, Tuesdays at 8 pm
Click the link below to join the Talking Circle
Wednesday, July 14 - Queer Stitch-Craft Weekly ZOOM Hangout/Drop-in, 7 pm, presented by Queer Stitch-Craft: Victoria BC ~ Online
To find out more, join the Queer Stitch-Craft Victoria Facebook Group
Wednesday, July 14 - Hip Hop for Him, 7 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online
Hip-Hop for HIM is a beginner dance class where you will learn new grooves and choreography from all types of dance sub-genres that fits to (or close to) the umbrella of Hip-Hop, such as; B-Boying, Dancehall, Voguing, Waacking, Popping & Locking, Commercial, Jazz-Funk and more. Dance is not only a great physical, creative and emotional outlet, it is also a large part of LGBTQIA culture and history. During Hip-Hop for HIM, you are encouraged to dance the way you feel – you can never be “too fem” or “too masc” or “too” anything, just live your best life, and cheer on everyone around you to do the same. This is a space that celebrates you, your differences and champions living (and dancing) for yourself. Get ready to slay the house down!
This group is open to self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, and/or as guys who are into/or have sex with guys (for any reason – including for work).
Wednesday, July 14 - Drag Bingo, 8 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live
Thursday, July 15 - Two-Spirit of Pride, 6:30 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online
Learn about Two-Spirit through listening to a Two-Spirit person’s journey through barriers of colonization to claim their identity and the importance of culture and storytelling for healing and decolonizing. Their story will include their journey to identity, what inspires them and continues to motivate them on their journey.
To register, go to: https://checkhimout.ca/pride2021/two-spirit-of-pride/
The Queer Yoga program is for folks interested in queering yoga. It is trauma-informed and prioritizes accessibility for marginalized folks. Registration is required at email@example.com
Friday, July 16 - HIM Yoga, 7:30 pm, presented by Health Initiative for Men ~ Online
To attend the online session via Zoom:
Please register and attend at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpduiopjIvG9aIshWI9Elri4mmz_wZXQt4
This event is open to all GBT2Q men living across BC.