It's La Franco Fierté celebration month !
Here is the schedule for 2023
For 17 years now, La Franco Fierté has been celebrating Francophone 2SLGBTQIA+ communities in Ontario with a selection of in-person and virtual activities in French. We look forward to seeing you (again)!
Franco Pride Kick-off
Friday , June 2, starting at 6 pm
Let's kick off the Franco Fierté celebrations by getting together with Francophones and Francophiles for a Francophone Karaoke and Trivia evening!
La Franco Fierté celebrates Francophone 2S/LGBTQIA+ communities with a selection of in-person and virtual activities in French thoughout the month of June. We look forward to seeing you !
Location : Fox&Fiddle (27 Wellesley St E, Toronto)
Sundays, June 4th, 11th and 18th , from 2 pm to 3 pm
FrancoQueer’s Bilingual Café is back!
Come and practice your conversational French with other members of our 2S/LGBTQIA+ community, in an inclusive space and with the help of a certified FSL teacher.
The exact location will be communicated to the registrants!
Saturday, June 10, at 1:30 pm to 3pm
In preparation for the Grand Pride Parade, we invite you to come and make your sign during a creative workshop. What messages do you want to share this year?
FrancoQueer will provide all necessary materials.
Saturday, June 10, from 3 pm to 5 pm
Join us for great discussions over a delicious locally-cooked meal. It's a perfect opportunity to see old friends∙ and make new ones!
Ten places are available and priority will be given to members of the CIF (Carrefour des Immigrant.e.s FrancoQueer). Reserve your spot today!
If you are not a CIF beneficiary, you can reserve your plate for $21.05 (+ Eventbrite fees).
Location: Fox&Fiddle (27 Wellesley St E, Toronto)
Welcome Session for Newcomers
Tuesday, June 13, from 6 to 7 pm
Are you new to Toronto? Are you looking to get your bearings in this dizzying city and find out more about FrancoQeer's services? Join us for our next orientation session!
You will discover everything there is to know to help you settle, integrate and thrive in Canada. We will also take this opportunity to take a closer look at the Franco Fierté 2023 program.
Theatre Forum Show
Saturday , June 17, in the afternoon
Once again this year, FrancoQueer has partnered with Ekin Agency Arts to develop a theatrical performance that showcases the immigration and integration journeys of Francophone 2s/LGBTIQIA+ people to Canada, from an innovative angle.
Come and support your peers by attending the special performance that will take place at the Alliance Française's Spadina Theater in Toronto.
Presented in partnership with Ekin Agency and the Alliance française de Toronto.
Traditional Indigenous Leatherwork and Beading Workshop
Friday, June 16, from 6 pm to 8 pm
FrancoQueer invites you to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with Métis, Two-Spirit and Francophone artist Diane Montreuil. During this workshop, we will make bracelets using traditional Indigenous leatherwork and beading as Dianne tells us about how art has guided her through her life journey at the intersection of several identities.
Twelve free spots for CIF (Carrefour des Immigrant.e.s FrancoQueer) members and 18 paid spots for non-members ($20 per person + Eventbrite fees) are available.
Sunday, June 25, from 8 pm to 11 pm
Come dance and celebrate Saint Jean-Baptiste with performances by French-speaking 2S/LGBTQIA+ artists on the South Stage of the festival!
In partnership with Pride Toronto.
No registration required!
Grand Pride Parade
Sunday, June 25 in the afternoon
Let's claim our 2s/LGBTQIA+ identity together! Join the FrancoQueer group in the Pride Parade on the last Sunday of June and take part in the most significant event of the year for our community.
More information on logistics will be shared in the coming weeks.
Hosted by Pride Toronto
Location: Yonge Street
Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June ,
Stroll through the street fair organized by Pride Toronto and discover the Francophone Village, which brings together organizations that serve Francophones in the Greater Toronto Area.
In partnership with Pride Toronto
Location: Church & Gould
No registration required!
Webinar : The realities of LGBTQIA2+ people at the intersection of identities
Wednesday , June 28, starting at 3 pm
As part of the Inclusive Partner Program (IPP), FrancoQueer is offering this webinar to community organizations that will address the experiences of LGBTQI+ people at the intersection of different identities and multiple social realities and will allow them to identify the axes of oppression that influence and reinforce the experiences of LGBTQI+ people.
Online event on Zoom.com
Get involved with us as a volunteer!
We are looking for volunteers to support the organization of Pride activities. To learn more, view our volunteer program information (in French) and follow the instructions to apply and join our volunteer group. Thank you !