Glad Day Bookshop is thrilled to present the first year of NAKED HEART – The LGBTQ Festival of Words. Our vision for NAKED HEART is to establish a yearly Canadian LGBTQ literary festival that amplifies love, language & freedom.

To see our schedule at a glance

This year, over 120 writers are presenting at 47 panels, workshops and readings during the weekend of October 16th, 17th and 18th. NAKED HEART takes place at seven sites in the Church & Wellesley village of Toronto.

You can buy an all-access pass for $47 ($27 for youth or seniors), which includes access to all our sessions and two social events. Though some events are free, most events will have a $5, $10 or $15 cover charge so it’s worth getting the festival pass.

To buy a festival pass now
To find out more about our Vision & Goals
To find out more about our Program
To find out how to become a donor or sponsor