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The Queer Comics Symposium

Friday // April 28th, 2023  // Free Event

Doors at 6:00pm // Show at 7:00pm


Outside view of the front of the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre buildingThis symposium focuses on today’s most exciting, transdisciplinary, and international LGBTQ+ comics scholarship and creativity. At this event, we will screen the documentary No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics (Vivian Kleiman, 2021). Comics creator and academic, Justin Hall, will comment on the creation of the groundbreaking collection of queer comics work that inspired this film.


Our staff have been monitoring provincial and city regulations, and have used this information to create a COVID-19 Safety Package for visitors, artists, and staff while at Buddies.