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Whether that means punching diet culture in the face, forming little self-care rituals or taking a two-hour lunch break to play pick-up basketball, we’re here for it.
I grew up a short ferry ride across the harbour from Halifax, in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (Halifax’s much maligned, but awesome little sister) and moved out east again four years ago.
Despite some Toronto lesbians telling me that there were like five queer women in Halifax, and they all lived in one house (note: I love you Toronto, but most Torontonians don’t know much about anything East of Montréal), there are oodles of queers in Halifax.
However, it’s owned, staffed and frequented by queer ladies. The Co Ho hosts the queer “Retro Night” and “Heavy Petting” (listed below).This sweaty dance party features disco, house and punk and is for (according to their Facebook page): “Homo’s, Queers, Transfolk, Lezbros, Stone Butches, Hard Femmes, Genderqueers, Bar Stars and Heteros.” Co-founded by Adept Tatoo’s Amber Thorpe, Bitch Fit is a semi-regular queer dance party held at Michael’s Bar and Grill.The biggest mostly-lady-gay dance party outside of Pride, Bitch Fit parties have clever themes such as “Homo for the Holidays” and “But I’m a Cheerleader – Skool Gayz”.Walk or bus to Michael’s for artsy, hipster-y North Enders, live music and Sunday and Wednesday Karaoke (one of the best in Hali) with the fanny-pack sporting Lori the Guy.Michael’s Bar is also home to the semi-regular lady focused queer dance party, “Bitch Fit”.