Dorothy's & Toby's Place News & Events

Virtual Dorothy's Place, Rainbow Tea Time, and Toby's Place

 

During COVID-19, join Dorothy's Place, Rainbow Tea Time, and Toby's Place at virtual get togethers.

For more information about Dorothy's Place/Rainbow Tea Time, contact Rev. Carmen Llanos at dorothysplace4u@gmail.com or 647-360-5767.

For more information about Toby's Place, contact Dee or Ai at tobys.place33@gmail.com or  647-915-2475.

"2SLGBTQ+ Youth Voices of Scarborough" Film

 

The film launched on Monday, February 24, and shows the diversity of a 2SLGBTQ+ community which, until the space came along, had nowhere to meet and talk.

 

The film captures youth at Toby’s Place, a drop-in centre in the basement of the Birchcliff Bluffs United Church.  They speak about gender identity, sexuality, and other subjects.  Scarborough’s queer youth “aren’t a monolith” but “a lot of smaller things” and very diverse, says Paisley Sears, who edited the film and shot most of the video footage.

 

Please visit the following page for the full story:

https://www.toronto.com/whatson-story/9857601-film-shows-scarborough-2slgbtq-youth-at-toby-s-place-aren-t-a-monolith-/?s=e.

Film event organizers (front row) Dee Stoicescu, left, and Ai Yamamoto sit with film participants, in back row, Paisley Sears, left, Christina Dewar, Atlas Rockburn and James Stewart at Toby's Place in Birchcliff Bluffs United Church. The films, made by youths, are about the 2SLGBTQ+ experience in Scarborough.

--- Dan Pearce/Torstar

Dorothy's Place Article

 

Check out this article featuring Dorothy's Place in the Bluffs Monitor, page 4:
https://www.bluffsmonitor.com/wp-cont…/…/July-19-Final_E.pdf

Inside a Church Basement Article

 

Birchcliff Bluffs United Church is home to one of the only safe spaces identified for 2SLGBTQ+ youth in all of Scarborough.  Click here to read the article.

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Birchcliff Bluffs United Church

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33 East Rd., Scarborough, Ontario  M1N 1Z9
Office Tel:  416-694-4081
Office Email:  bbucoffice@bellnet.ca
Website comments to:  info@bbuc.ca