7:30 pm No One Can Tell Your Story But You @ Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W. Pink Ink’s zine launch. All ages. $5-10 for adults. No one turned away because of lack of funds. Celebrate writing and ranting by queer and trans youth! Hip hop, reggae, electro, 90’s classics.

10 pm Vitamin G @ The Gladstone Hotel Melody Bar, 1214 Queen St. W. A weekly queer-friendly neighbourhood dance party. Featuring DJs syrus Markus ware and Rose. Hosted by Shane MacKinnon and Kaleb Robertson

8 pm Laughter & Squalor @ Upper Lavish, 253 Queen St. W. Funny and stylish. Hosted by Dawn Whitwell, Kathleen Phillips, with fashion commentary by Trevor Boris. Headliner: Gilson Lubin. $10 at the door. Special cocktail menu, organic ale, salty snacks.

10 pm BRO////FI @ Savoy, 1166 Queen St. W. $3.50 PBR, a mixed bag of dream pop, new wave, remixes, synth pop, and drunken surprises.

10 pm Stacked @ Andy Poolhall, 489 College St. W. Johnny Hockin, Lucie Tic.

10 pm In Crowd Thursdays @ Tattoo Rock Parlour, 567 Queen St. W. Motown, RnB, Stax, Soul, 60’s rock. $3.50 drinks before midnight.

7 pm Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Party @ Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Rd. Dressing 50’s style is encouraged but optional! American Bandstand style class at 7 pm, Rock n Roll style at 8 pm.

8 pm The Yellow Party @ Steam Whistle Brewing, 255 Bremner Blvd. Ride to Conquer Cancer Fundraising Party. Live DJ, prizes, raffles, Cycle Spin challenge, silent auction, yellow costume contest. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Advance tickets here:

8 pm Queer Social @ The Press Club, 850 Dundas St. W. A new gay-friendly west end pub night for artists, music lovers, eccentrics, and friends. Retro treats and current beats.

9:30 pm Shuffle Party @ Revival, 783 College St. ehteam DJ’s Hedspin and Drastik playing rock, old school, dance, hip hop, exclusive remixes and mash ups.

9:50 pm In The Know @ Hyde Lounge, 432 Wellington St. DJ Matt Karpf, DJ Mike Toast. Style code in effect, so look your best.

10 pm Bottin, Parallels, Jackie Phoenix, Italians Do It Better @ Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St. W. $10. RSVP guestlist: Bottles:

10 pm Soul Power! @ Starving Artist, 584 Landsdowne Ave. Double K, DJ Splattermonkey. Front and rear patios. No cover!

10 pm Tuff Meat @ Clinton’s Tavern, 693 Bloor St. W. Time to get dirty-drunk and dance on the dancefloor. This is our favourite dance party. We will be dancing at it.

10 pm Tear It Like A Ferret @ The Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave. Hosted by SerbSuperb aka Branko. Freestlye rap set, DJ Yalefox, 80’s and 90’s hits, Hip Hop, Electro, Funk. This is a disgusting name, and we don’t know what to expect.

10 pm Arcade Fridays @ The Mod Club, 722 College St. The Twelves from Rio De Janeiro. $15 in advance at Rotate This, Play De Record.

10 pm Finally Friday @ Shallow Groove, 559 College St. Electro, House, Hip Hop, Reggae, Rock, Classics. End of exam CELEBRATION! Open Vodka bar. 11-11:15, 1-1:15. $3 before midnight, $5 after.

10 pm Rocks Off @ 678 Queen St. W. Classic 70’s rock and roll. This week, they’re featuring Exile on Main Street.

10 pm Peace/Noise @ Camp 4, 1173 Dundas St. W. Opening weekend of Camp 4. Rock and roll hits from the 60’s to today. FREE

11 pm Edumacation @ The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St. W. Brendan Bring’em from Philadelphia. $5.

7 pm Global Freedom Festival Afterparty @ Hotbox After Dark, 193a Baldwin. Stoners will be gathering after the march on Queen’s Park to celebrate. $10

7pm Fandango! Con Amore @ The Four Seasons Hotel. A fabulous gala inspired by the Amalfi Coast, to support Bridgepoint Health Foundation. For tickets:

8:55 pm MOTOWN Party @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. $5.

10 pm Bang The Party @ The Boat, 158 Augusta. Futureboogie, Electrodisco, leftfield house, tropicalism.

10:15 pm Friendship @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Thumbs up on this one, every time.