Hosted by Polyam Queer Group (Polyam Queer Group on Facebook).
Do you want to meet awesome queer polyam folks in Ottawa, for friendship, dating or possibly more? Don’t miss our first Ottawa Queer Polyam Speed Dating event, giving you a chance to meet other queer, trans and cis women, trans men, trans masc folks, agender, and non-binary individuals in a relaxed, casual environment where we provide the icebreaker questions!
During speed dating, you’ll have a chance to meet a variety of different delightful folks, and anonymously indicate who you’d like to be introduced to at a later date! The organizers will take all private feedback forms and determine mutual interest, then set the wheels in motion for you to get to know your new matches a little better! All information collected will be kept private and anonymous unless there is a mutual expression of interest between two parties, and after ‘introductions’ are made, the data will be discarded. More details on the exact methodology will be made available closer to the event, but there will also be plenty of time for free mingling before and after the main event!
This is an 19+ event.
This event is a sobriety-positive space, and a signature mocktail will be available for our alcohol-free folks!
As with any social activity, the keyword is CONSENT, so please seek consent from fellow guests before getting into their personal space. Full rules and guidelines will be provided in the week before the event. (If you have suggestions or recommendations for such, please reach out, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please note that this event is not open to cis men (people who were assigned male at birth and identify as a man). We’re not going to be policing anyone’s identity or orientation, but ask that you respect that this space is being created specifically for trans and cis women, trans men, non-binary and agender individuals.
This first event is going to be held at Pressed, and we are currently working on a list of its accessibility features, which will be made available at least 2 weeks from the event date.
Cost: $10. We are charging for this event to build out a fund we can use to rent spaces for future events on weekend evenings, when venues typically charge a considerable fee, but that might be easier for more people to attend. If you have any questions about how we intend to use the collected fees, please don’t hesitate to reach out. If the fee makes it difficult or impossible for you to come, please also reach out to the organizers so we can make arrangements. We don’t want finances to keep anyone from attending, and we’ll do our level best to accommodate everyone! If you’re in a position to do so and would like to anonymously ‘cover’ another person – please get in touch!
Where can you get tickets? Please click this link! https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/queer-speed-dating-tickets-83554536869?fbclid=IwAR1YiW-LWkLmb6QsasfamlZpDPCR_RxiA1O3YJlQHmnwHPA8OAYN4OjIVnk