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Cruising Season Ribbon Cutting with Queers Crash the Beat
Can you smell it? Can you feel it? Can you meet me in the park later?
Queers Crash the Beat is delighted to invite you to a ceremonial baptme to honour the past, present, and future resilience and, indeed, eminence of queer folks in parks across the city of Toronto.
For thousands of years, humankind has celebrated the warming spring by gathering in the bushes, shrubs, and glorious trees of our lovely parks and fields after dark, seeking the company of likewise carnally inspired cruisers for mutually sensual and consensual encounters. On this year, as many others, we the queers of Toronto will celebrate the beginning of cruising season with a formal ribbon cutting at one of Torontos many delightful and welcoming arenas of steamy public rendezvous none other than Queens Park!
We have invited several esteemed dignitaries of the highest order to participate in this seasonal ribbon cutting at the strike of 2pm on Friday the 12th of May 2017. Gather with us at the statue of King Edward VII who, in addition to being a warmongering colonial monarch, was also eminently oversexed and more than a little bit gay at this hour to mark celebrate with us!
In the wake of last fall's Project Marie undercover sting in Marie Curtis Park, we must let the cops know that we are still organized and still dedicated to calling them out on their continued overpolicing of queer spaces.
This is an all-gender queer event and all are welcome. QCTB is dedicated to increasing access to public space and liberation for all queer people, especially BIPOC, women, and trans people, free of police harassment and violence.
We understand that public actions are not ideal or safe for everybody, and appreciate support in all of its forms.