- Jules Bangsworth is an award winning queer DJ and producer born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Currently residing in Toronto, in addition to music her interests include cats and pizza.
When I got the call from Halifax Pride to come back from Toronto for the weekend and play alongside spectacular queer artists like LAL, DJ Fadzwa and Plays w/ Music for The Grind, I was over the moon. Halifax is home first and foremost, but Halifax Pride means so much to me. I attended before I came out. I attended after I had come out, and have always felt so much love from the community before I was even willing to
Pride is political. Pride is a party. The party aspect of Pride doesn't cancel out the politics behind it; it compliments it in many ways. It's a form of protest and a declaration that we are here. We fuck who we want, we dress how we want and we resist, stand up, party and celebrate our freedoms and
Pride is a time to come together, it's a time to mourn those in our community we've lost, and it’s a time to recognize the struggles that people in our community still face. Pride is a time to reflect—it's a time to listen to voices different than our own, it's a time to take up space as well as create it and it's a time to celebrate that we are here and we aren't going anywhere. It's a time for some of us to
It's also a time to dance. So, let's!