What's Happening this week in Victoria! October 11 - 17, 2021

Written on 10/11/2021

Events include Queerabilities, QueerDog Comedy, Q+ Crew, Two Spirit Tea, Umbrella Rainbow Group, Best in Show Drag,  2 Spirits of BC Talking Circle, Queer Stitch-Craft, Drag Bingo, Canada's Drag Race Viewing Party, Vivian Vanderpuss- Cake, Grooming Sessions, Queer Yoga, HIM Yoga, The Man That Got Away, Anthem Friday, Gouda Gabor, Trans and Queer Parenting and Pregnancy Group, Pflag Victoria, Victoria Rainbow Women Coffee Group, and Live Music at Friends of Dorothy

Monday, October 11 - 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, October 11 - Queer Dog Comedy Night, 8 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live

Hosted by Zane Oak

Monday, October 11 - Raquel -  Live on Piano, 8 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Tuesday, October 12 - Q+ Crew, 6 pm, presented by Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria and Island Health ~ In-person

The Q+ Crew is a blended online/in-person support group hosted by the Inter-Cultural Association to help racialized and queer youth build community, process their experiences and develop strong mental health practices in a culturally-responsive environment.


Tuesday, October 12 - 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, October 12 - Best in Show - Drag Show, 7 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live

Tuesday, October 12 - 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 


Tuesday, October 12 - Ange Hehr - Live on Guitar, 8 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Wednesday, October 13 - 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, October 13 - Drag Bingo, 8 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live

Wednesday, October 13 - Scarlett Darling - Live on Piano, 8 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Thursday, October 14 - Canada's Drag Race Viewing Party, hosted by Vivian Vanderpuss, 5:30 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Thursday, October 14 - Vivian Vanderpuss - Cake Thursday, 9 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Thursday, October 14 - Grooming Sessions, 9 pm, presented by The Vicious Poodle ~ Live

Hosted by Henrietta Dubét, featuring Victoria’s newest drag talent!!

Friday, October 15 - Queer Yoga, 10 am - 11:15 am ~ Live

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 dcc@coolaid.org

Friday, October 15 - 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. 

Friday, October 15 - The Man That Got Away, 7:30 pm, presented by the Metro Studio ~ Live

The Man That Got Away is an opera and drag experience from tenor Joey Bulman and drag artist Vivian Vanderpuss, who both grew up queer in small towns in Alberta and Ontario. This new piece is an exploration of identity, the power of art to connect and overcome, and the joy in finding queer community.

Friday, October 15 - Anthem Friday Drag Show, 9 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Saturday, October 17 - Gouda Gabor - Behind the Curtain with Special Guest, 9 pm, presented by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Live

Sunday, October 17 - Trans and Queer Parenting and Pregnancy Group, 2 pm, presented by Trans and Queer Parenting and Pregnancy Group ~ Online

The Trans and Queer Pregnancy and Parenting Group is a low-key, and welcoming online gathering to connect with fellow trans and queer parents-to-be, families, and their children. The group is open to anyone across the province (and beyond) and will meet monthly throughout the fall.
To find out more and to join, email tqpp.group.bc@gmail.com

Sunday, October 17 - Pflag Victoria: October Virtual Meeting, 2 pm, presented by Pflag Victoria ~ Online

If you would like to join our virtual meeting, please send an email to victoriabc@pflagcanada.ca *BY NOON* on the day of the meeting. We will send out an email with the meeting link.

Sunday, October 17 - Victoria Rainbow Women Coffee Group, 3:30 pm, presented by Victoria Rainbow Women ~ Live

 To find out more, join the Victoria Rainbow Women Facebook Group