Upcoming EVents

TEll it like it is

Tell Like It Is: Lived Experiences of LGBTQ Elders
an intergenerational community speaker series
 
The 519 in partnership with Senior Pride Network presents an intergenerational community speaker series that showcases the voices of LGBTQ elders through an exploration of community themes.
Tell It Like It Is is an intergenerational community speaker series that showcases the voices of LGBTQ elders through the exploration of the following themes: Chosen Family; Aging and Disability; Aging as a Person of Colour; Trans and Aging; A Life of Activism.
 
Upcoming Events
Tell It Like It Is: Chosen Family | August 25, 2016  
Tell It Like It Is: Aging and Disability | October 27, 2016 
Tell It Like It Is: Aging as a Person of Colour | November 30, 2016
Tell It Like It Is: Trans and Aging | February 23, 2017
Tell It Like It Is: A Life of Activism | March 23, 2017
 
For more information about Tell It Like It Is and opportunities to get involved please contact:
Kate Hazell
KHazell@The519.org
416-392-6878 x4011
 
Events take place afternoons from 2:00pm-5:00pm at 519 Church Street in a physically accessible, scent-free environment with all-gender washrooms. Attendance is free and refreshments will be provided. ASL available upon request (please submit request no later than 1 week prior to the event).
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Chosen Family
August 25, 2pm-5pm at The 519 
(519 Church St, Toronto)
What makes a family? LGBTQ people have long gathered families of choice to keep each other safe, to nurture our dreams and the resilience of our hearts, bodies and minds. We invite you to join an intergenerational celebration and reflection on Chosen Family showcasing the stories of LGBTQ community elders. 
All are invited and we welcome interest from LGBTQ elders who wish to share their stories.

SPN Conference Archives and previous events

2016

What's So Queer About Dying: 

​Date: Saturday April 30th, 2016
Time: 2:30 to 5:30
Location: The 519 Community Centre

The Senior Pride Network, in partnership with The 519, are hosting “What’s So Queer About Dying?”, an intergenerational panel and community gathering to discuss end of life concerns and to explore this shared future in a supportive environment.    
 
This event will explore what is unique about LGBTQ community knowledge, experiences, and attitudes around end of life. We invite you to join your fellow travelers as we explore these topics with perspective from a diverse panel of service providers and community members.

Drop-In (registration not required)

2015

​Time After Time: 2nd annual intergenerational LGBTQ fundraising dance 

2014

Opening the Closet on Aging 2014: Wired to Connect

A conference on intergenerational connectivity.

Rainbow Bridges Festival 2014

An intergenerational LGBTTIQQ2SA celebration!

Time After Time 2014

An intergenerational LGBT fundraising dance for the SPN’s conference, Opening the Closet on Aging: Wired to Connect

2011

Opening the Closet on Aging 2011

To read about our 2011 conference please click the link below.
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