Glad Day Bookshop & Glad Day Lit are proud to present NAKED HEART – The LGBTQ Festival of Words. Naked Heart takes place on November 11th, 12th and 13th, 2016. This festival in the Church & Wellesley neighbourhood of Toronto includes workshops, panels, performances & discussions for writers and lovers of words. Our venues are Glad Day Bookshop (499 Church Street), Buddies In Bad Time Theatre (12 Alexander Street), the Xtra Lounge (2 Carlton) and The 519 (519 Church Street). All spaces are wheelchair accessible and ASL will be provided all day Saturday and Sunday in one venue.
Launched in 2015, Naked Heart is already the largest and most diverse LGBTQ literary festival in the world with over 2000 attendees. In 2015, we had over 120 writers present at 47 events.
Using Glad Day (499 Church Street) as your hub, there is street parking all around, including two spaces on the east side of Church, just south of Wellesley that are perfect for people with accessible parking permits. There is also a parking lot across from Wellesley TTC station with room for all sizes of vehicles.