Toronto Queer Film Festival

TRANSCRIPT: Toronto Queer Film Festival Queer and Trans sexualities and genders existed in the Americas long before Europeans arrived and fucked everything up. 2 Spirit/Indigiqueer people have been persecuted ever since, not only by colonizers, but also by their/our own colonized communities. Upending mere reconciliation into decolonization in the Queer community means re-centering 2 Spirit/Indigiqueer […]


  Experience the visual-tactile beauty of American Sign Language (ASL) through Signed Poetry. Create new written works and witness them being transformed into life through the dance of our hands. Saturday, October 6th, 2018 | 1pm to 4pm Cedarbrae Library 545 Markham Rd, Scarborough, ON M1H 2A1 FREE to attend – ASL Interpretation Provided – […]

Gertrude & Alice

  Gertrude & Alice – Deaf Interpreted Show in ASL at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre on Wednesday October 3rd 2018, at 8PM. About the show: A new production from acclaimed feminist theatre collective Independent Aunties exploring the lives, love, and legacy of queer icons Gertrude Stein and Alice B Toklas. Visiting the audience in […]

XYZines October & November 2018 Events

  XYZines is a zines, artist book, and digital residency at the Cedarbrae Library, for youth (13 – 29) who identify or ally with LGBTQ+, Deaf, Mad, disabled, and BIPOC communities, in partnership with Facing History and Ourselves, Toronto Art Book Fair, Koffler.Digital, and Paperhouse Outreach Collective. Featured October and November FREE workshops have guaranteed […]

7a*11d International Festival

The Toronto Performance Art Collective is pleased to announce the 12th 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art, taking place from October 2 – 7, 2018 at the Theatre Centre and Sur Gallery. This year highlights progressive and provocative works that give voice to beauty, humour, perseverance and intimacy in the face of human struggle. On […]

Thank You For Your Support!

Deaf Spectrum wants to thank you all for your continuous support. We wouldn’t be this successful without a team. We’ve worked with more than 20 Deaf individuals. Our philosophy believes that Deaf people should get paid for their work. Producing one single video and sending it off to our networks may require the support of […]

October 11th Deadline

October 11th – this is the deadline for Deaf & Disability Arts: Materials for visual artists AND Deaf & Disability Arts Projects with Ontario Arts Council! Need grant writing support? Contact us at Skype & Zoom available for ASL signers! The best part? You don’t have to pay out of your own pocket!

Grant Writing Services

Deaf folks in Greater Toronto Area/Ontario/Canada-wide – Did you know that you can get grant writing support from Deaf Spectrum? To get support from Toronto Arts Council (TAC), you need to contact the program officer four (4) weeks before the deadline. To get support from Ontario Arts Council (OAC), you need to get in touch […]

Donation from Unapologetic Bursleque

The Deaf Spectrum Team would like to thank Unapologetic Bursleque for their generation donation of $590.00 We have used these funds to produce: New Logo ($250)  Business Cards ($40) Logo T-Shirts ($300) We appreciate your contribution to our team and we are looking forward to continuing our partnership. With this contribution, we are able to […]

October Grant Opportunities

* GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Deaf and Disability Arts: Materials for Visual Artists (Ontario Arts Council) Ontario Arts Council‘s Deaf and Disability Arts: Materials for Visual Artists program supports Ontario-based professional Deaf artists and artists with disabilities working in visual art or craft practices to purchase materials (maximum $500). This program funds materials and supplies including: beads, brushes, […]