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Pride at the Gaystone 2015


While the Gladstone is queer-friendly (and queer-owned) all year round, Pride at the Gaystone is our chance to celebrate performance, arts, and our love for Toronto’s diverse community of FREAKS. We encourage everybody to let their freak flags fly and get sexy, politcal, and proud with us at the Gaystone.

June 16

Pride at the Gaystone Launch – An Evening with Tynomi Banks

Ballroom  |  VIP Reception 7-8pm, 8pm doors, 9pm show  |  $5-10

Superstar Tynomi Banks brings her talents to the West End with a special night to launch our Pride at the Gaystone Festivities. Come see over-the-top dance numbers, sexy solos and powerful ballads interpreted by this one of a kind Diva. Prepare to be blown away by her beauty, sass and infectious attitude.

Special “ribbon cutting” with Bent Beauty Supreme winner Miss Fluffy Soufflé (7:45pm)

More details here.

June 17

Tell Me Something Good: Pride Edition

Melody Bar  |  7:30pm  |  free

A special Pride Week edition of honest, raw and sexy storytelling.

More details here.

June 18

LIBIDO: the Dyke March Fundraiser

Melody Bar  |  9pm  | TBD

An evening of merriment, celebration and good vibes in this fundraiser for a FAB-ulous cause.

Doors at 9pm!

More details here.

June 19

Work It: The Remix

Ballroom  |  10pm  |  $10

It’s an OLD SKOOL BUMP’ N ‘GRIND! Come get sweaty at the horniest hip hop spot and bust a move to your favourite jams. Hook up with some hotties or just shake your tail feather!

More details here.

Shameless Queer-eoke

Melody Bar  |  10pm-2am  |  free

Host Wil McLean gets loud and proud with special guest queens.

June 20

Nuit Rose – Queer Contemporary Art Event

Throughout the hotel  |  7pm  |  FREE
TSG: Fall to Pieces on Second Floor
10×10 Photography Project open until 10pm on Third and Fourth Floors
Where Trees Stood in the Water – Bambitchell – Art Bar open until 10pm
Plus: Performance Art throughout the building
And Cabaret in the Melody Bar!

More details here.

90s Video Dance Party

Full Ballroom | 10pm-4am  | $10-15

The Gladstone is hooking up with The Good Kids for a 90s jam like no other. With a magical 90s tribute live musical performance by Wannabe: Spice Girls Tribute, drink specials and guest performer Tynomi Banks.

More details here.

Shameless Queer-eoke

Melody Bar  |  10pm-2am  |  free

Host Wil McLean gets loud and proud with special guest queen, Allysin Chaynes.

June 21

Shady Tea: Daddy Issues

Melody Bar  |  3-6pm  |  Free

Fay Slift and Fluffy Soufflé are back with another afternoon of laughs, cocktails and dancing. Drag queens melt in the sun so celebrate air conditioning with the girls(?) and a couple of their favorite DJs!

More details here.

Too Queer: Bi Visibility Cabaret

Ballroom  |  7pm  |  $10

After 2 standing room only shows, producer Katie Sly has created a space that is obviously needed in Toronto. With a cabaret show packed with talents, this is sure to be another successful night.

More details here.

June 22

Get School’d: Nancy Bocock Make-up tutorial

Details coming soon.

June 23

Revealings! Queer. Anti-Racist. Consensual. Not Your Average Burlesque

Ballroom  |  8pm  |  $5-25 PWYC

An Open Mic Night Hosted by Unapologetic Burlesque. Sign up for 7 performance slots on June 16th, only 7 slots available.

More details here.

June 24


Ballroom  |  9pm  |  $10 advance, $15 door

DJ Ana Rezende (from CSS), live performance by Army Girls, with DJs Katie Ritchie + Secret Agent

More details here.

June 25

Exhibition openings for TSG: Falls To Pieces + 10×10 Photography Exhibition

2nd, 3rd and 4th Floors |  7-10pm  |  FREE

That’s So Gay present an exhibition of new projects created by LGBTTI2QQ artists. It revolves around experiences with disability, radicalization, class, and other intersectional experiences of identity.

More on TSG: Fall to Pieces

More on 10×10 Photography Exhibit

Steers + Queers: Night of 1000 Dollys

Full Ballroom  |  9pm  |  $10

The offical after party for the opening of TSG: Fall to Pieces and only the biggest country party of the year.

More details here.