Queerstory App nominated for Heritage Toronto Award!

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015

We’re pleased to announce that Queerstory has been nominated in the media category for a Heritage Toronto Award. Please join us at the awards ceremony at the beautiful Koerner Hall on Tuesday October 13th at 7:30 PM at 273 Bloor Street West and support Heritage Toronto!

The Snake Pit @ Nuit Blanche

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015

The Letros Tavern, located on King Street East across from the King Edward Hotel, opened in the late 1940s following the 1947 passage of the Liquor Licence Act which allowed taverns to serve alcohol. Prior to 1947 liquor was only available in hotels. The Nile Room, an Egyptian themed bar in the basement of the Letros, […]

Queerstory offsite at Inside Out Festival

Posted by on May 5, 2015

We’re pleased to be included as an offsite event in the 25th annual Inside Out – Toronto’s LGBT Film Festival. The festival runs from May 21 to 31 with public tickets on sale starting Thursday, May, 7th. Download the free Queerstory App and stroll through the storied sites of Toronto’s queer history between festival screenings! The tour includes location specific […]

Queerstory Trailer

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014

Check out our new trailer for the Queerstory App!  Download for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play or as a mobile web app. Please rate our app and leave a review – suggestions and feedback are very welcome!

Queer as TIFF

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014

With the Toronto International Film Festival TIFF in full swing with a number of gay theme films making the headlines, it’s an opportune time to look back at two seminal Canadian films in the cannon of queer cinema – Outrageous and Winter Kept Us Warm. Outrageous, directed by Richard Brenner and starring actor/female impersonator Craig […]

Queerstory on Pinterest

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014

Check out our new Queerstory Pinterest board and follow us!

Queerstory App Launched at Toronto’s World Pride!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014

YZO has launched it’s free locative app Queerstory just in time for World Pride in Toronto! The self directed walking tour app contains 47 short mini-docs and media artworks at over 30 Points of Interest covering a century of Toronto’s colourful LGBTQ history. Meander through two queer sites where performance artist Keith Cole and new […]

Volunteers wanted at Pride Community StreetFair

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014

We are looking for volunteers to help us promote Queerstory – the free locative queer history app – at the WorldPride 2014 Toronto Community StreetFair to be held from Friday June 27 to Sunday June 29. The booth is located near Church and Alexander Streets. If interested contact us at:  info@queerstory.ca

Queerstory @ World Pride City Hall Rotunda Exhibition

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014

City of Toronto Official Launch of World Pride Rotunda Reception and Flag Raising. June 20th – 7PM. Queerstory Rotunda Exhibition at City Hall 100 Queen Street West June 23 to 29, 2014

Queerstory Launch Event at Woody’s!

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014

Join us at Woody’s to celebrate the launch of Queerstory – a free mobile app that maps Toronto’s vibrant LGBTQ history in over 30 locations. Preview a curated selection of Queerstory videos, meet the team and mingle with the participants. Where: Woody’s Thursday June 19th, 2014 – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. 467 Church Street, Toronto […]