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[Media Advisory] The 519 Presents ‘Enough is Enough!’ a panel discussion addressing anti-2SLGBTQ+ hate

Toronto, Ontario:

In response to increasing hate crimes targetting 2SLGBTQ+ communities, The 519 is holding a panel discussion featuring drag artists and community leaders. With the increased risk of violence threatening neighbourhoods, schools, cities, and communities, The 519 is holding an open forum discussion on strategies to ensure safety.

What: Enough is Enough: Community Panel Addressing Anti-2SLGBTQ+ Hate

When:
Wednesday, May 31, 6 to 8pm

Where:
The 519 Ballroom [519 Church St.]

Featuring:

  • Niko Stratis, Moderator (Cultural writer in Toronto)
  • Fae Johnstone, Panelist (Executive Director and Co-Owner of Wisdom2Action)
  • Makayla Couture, Panelist (Drag Queen, Actress and Producer)
  • Heath V. Salazar, Panelist (Latinx award-winning multidisciplinary performer and writer)
  • Syrus Marcus Ware, Panelist (Vanier scholar, visual artist, activist, curator, and educator)

Spokespeople will be available for an interview before and after the event. To secure an interview or additional information, please contact Alyssa Imamudin: aimamudin@national.ca

About The 519
The 519 is Canada’s most prominent 2SLGBTQ+ community centre and service provider, responding to the urgent and emerging needs of 2 Spirit, queer, and trans people since 1976.

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