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Just Me and Allah: Photographs of Queer Muslims Toronto photographer Samra Habib shares her images of queer Muslims from around the world. Opening reception 6:30pm; exhibit runs until Wed, July 9. Parliament Street Library, 269 Gerrard St E. Free. queermuslimproject.tumblr.com

Queer as Fuck: Comedy That Sucks Dick Pro and amateur comics work the bugs out of their sets before their big Pride shows. 9:30– 11:30pm. The Steady, 1051 Bloor St W. PWYC. thesteadycafe.com

Random Play In a mishmash of all things ’70s and ’80s, DJ Dwayne Minard and guests spin disco, yacht rock, new wave, classic rock and bizarro. 10pm. WAYLA, 996 Queen St E. No cover. waylabar.com

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Thurs, June 19 Just Me and Allah: Photographs of Queer Muslims — Parliament Street Library, Wed, June 18–Wed, July 9

Pleasure Palace This sex party for women and trans people includes a pool, sauna and hot tub. For more info, contact pleasurepalacetoronto@gmail.com. 9pm–2am. Oasis Aqualounge, 231 Mutual St. $25 advance, $30 door. pleasurepalacetoronto.com

Wed, June 18 Ross Watson WorldPride Exhibition Favoured by Elton John and Stephen Fry, Watson’s work fuses classical European art references and contemporary imagery, including sexy surf twins and lifeguards. 11am. Runs until Sun, June 29. IX Gallery, 11 Davies Ave, Unit 101. No cover; proceeds from sales go to the

Elton John AIDS Foundation. rosswatson.com

Zanele Muholi: Faces and Phases This exhibit of 36 portraits addresses the representation of black lesbian and queer identity, focusing largely on post-apartheid South Africa. Runs until Sun, Aug 24. Ryerson Image Centre, 33 Gould St. Free. ryerson.ca

What It Means to Be Seen: Photography and Queer Visibility An exhibit that addresses the ties between visibility and the campaign for greater acceptance of the queer community. Runs until Sun, Aug 24. Ryerson Image Centre, 33 Gould St. Free. ryerson.ca/ric

Queerstory Launch Party The Queerstory app focuses on Toronto’s queer history, including artists’ interpretations of that history. 5:30–8pm. Woody’s, 467 Church St. Free. queerstory.ca

A Chorus Queen This drag musical about three queens trying to make it big benefits the Toronto PWA Foundation. 7:30pm. Runs until Sat, June 28, various times. Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House Circle, U of T. $49 regular, $45 matinees, $25 students. achorusqueen.com

Mattachine John Cameron Mitchell presents “carefully curated songs of queer yesteryear,” from classic rock to new wave to old-school hip hop. 9pm. The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W. $10. gladstonehotel.com

XTRA’s ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE — Toronto 2014

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Ultimate Pride Guide Toronto 2014  
Ultimate Pride Guide Toronto 2014  

Comprehensive event listings and area map for WorldPride, taking place June 16–30 in Toronto, Canada.