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Queering the Night Events Organized by McGill University

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Please join us for two Queering the Night events, where we explore the history and future of LGBTQ+ night-time spaces.

Both events are free and offer engaging discussions, creative exploration, and complimentary snacks & drinks.

Please RSVP at nighttime-design.architecture@mcgill.ca to secure your spot.

Queer Space Screening

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Peel Street Cinema (3475 Peel St)

This short film screening will explore the history of LGBTQ+ night-time spaces, safety practices, and community building.
Program: Wildness (2012), The Lesbian Bar Project [excerpts] (2021), and Pxssy Palace (2019)

Design Workshop

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Room 508, Macdonald Harrington Building (MDHR)

We will brainstorm how queer nightlife can continue to thrive safely for those most vulnerable within our community. Join us in drawing and envisioning the concept of an 'ideal' inclusive queer night.
Funding This workshop is presented by the research project Night-time Design for/with Marginalized Communities which is part of an SSHRC Partnership, Quality in Canada’s Built Environment: Roadmaps to Equity, Social Value and Sustainability.
Land Acknowledgement We recognize that McGill University exists on unceded Kanien’kehá:ka territory in Tio'tia:ke. We encourage you to learn more about the land you are on here.  We honor, recognize, and respect the traditional keepers of this territory.