QUEERS & BEERS has found a permeanent home at Mill Street Brew Pub!
We be rollin' on over to MILL STREET BREWERY [upstairs]
First & Foremost:
We would like to acknowledge and honour that all of the work we do is currently being done on unceded Algonquin Territory that was never given up and never surrendered.
Do you love craft beer but not down with the sexist & heteronormative culture that often comes with it? Do you like getting together with your community & meeting new friends? Are you tired of the club scene & want to have interesting conversation & try new things? Yes, yes and yes! So let’s get together and explore the craft brew scene here in Ottcity & create a safer space for queer & trans pub lovers!
How We Roll!
We show up, we drink, we snack, sometimes we will play games, we will get our growlers & pitchers filled & we will have FUN! Most importantly we will leave GLITTER bomb trails wherever we go!
Come with friends, come alone, come with a date, end up on a date, make new pals, talk to those you know, talk to those you don’t know but have always wanted to, or hey even keep to yourself, because it’s all good & do what makes you feel most comfortable!
[This is an open-event so feel free to invite your pals!]
o All genders & sexualities are welcome!
o The goal is to provide a fun & safer environment for enjoying craft beers & chatting with pals!
o Shout out to Queers & Beers IX Vancity for the inspiration!
o We will try to prioritize visiting spaces that are accessible!
o Feedback, thoughts, suggestions are welcome! You can shoot us a message anytime!
DOORS @6:30 pm, but feel free to pop by when you can!
555 Wellington Street
Hangouts start at 6:30PM on the 2nd Floor!
Price Range: Moderate
(thank you for sharing your space!)
Mill Street Brewery
Mill Street Brew Pub IS AN ACESSIBLE venue with accessible washrooms and a lift to the second floor, hurray! Queering613 continues to strive to find accessible venues in our city / advocate for more accessible spaces (physically, emotionally, financially, etc.)
This is a Liberation Space:
o We build community, we amplify & we pushback
o We are working towards inclusivity
o We are working towards being critical & self-reflexive
o We are working towards self-determination & not just safety
o We work to deconstruct systems of oppression & violence
o We support people's choices & recognize these choices in
contexts of constraint
Queering613 collectively strives to create spaces that are free of as many barriers as possible as means to working towards liberation. This means that we are all responsible for creating the spaces we desire, by educating ourselves, each other and ensuring that we are continually engaging in these conversations and creating relationships of support and collective responsibility. While we recognize that no space is exclusively “safe” for anyone, we must collectively work towards mitigating harms.
Queering613 works towards recognizing dynamics of power and privilege that exist within society and which have historically oppressed our communities. We believe that these same dynamics and tensions exist within our own communities and we are working continuously towards addressing these tensions and creating supportive spaces. People participating in our events and dance parties are asked to be aware of their language and behavior and to think about whether these may be harming others. Our spaces are not spaces for explicit or implicit violence, racism, sexism, ageism, transphobia, cissexism, sizeism, fatphobia, sexual harassment, and gender policing, or doing anything to another person without their consent. Acting in a way that disrespects, harms others or undermines these values will not be tolerated.
Queering613 reserves the right to assess & manage circumstances and situations in the best interest of our collective vision towards creating ‘liberation’ spaces.