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The Orange County Gay Agenda (#OCGayAgenda)

Orange-County-Gay-AgendaThe Orange County Gay Agenda is a community calendar designed for the Orange County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community to find and post events. You can search the color coded categories or search by tags (keywords).

If you are looking for something to do, you can find it here. If you have an event you would like to share, you can post it here. Despite the catchy and tongue and cheek name, this calendar is for everyone! Join your community and have some fun!


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Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm LGBT Center OC: Community Room
In expanding our Rainbow Youth Groups and providing additional support for transgender and gender non-conforming youth, Trans*Fusion is a closed social space designed for transgender, genderqueer, gender non-conforming,  and questioning  youth ages 13-18. This group is for youth who are looking for an inclusive space to meet others who share similar experiences with gender identity. There is no cost to participate. Activities include: games, arts & crafts, guest speakers, video games, foosball, movies, mixers, discussions, music, friends, self-expression, activism, support, fun, and more!
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes.
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm LGBT Center OC: Youth Room
The Center’s Rainbow Youth Groups are lively social drop-in groups for LGBTQQ youth and allies ages 13-18. Join us for fun social interaction and engaging discussions where youth make lifelong connections with their peers in a safe a supportive environment. We have an annual Queer Youth Prom, Bon Fires, Open Mic Nights, Queer Film series, youth-focused discussions, and attend numerous events such as OC Pride, concerts, conferences and more. Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rainbow.storm.youth
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm LGBT Center OC
A ten week discussion and process group for those who identity as bisexual, pansexual, omnisexual, or sexually fluid. Open to all genders, must be 18 years or older, and closed group. Please contact Denise (denise.penn@lgbtcenteroc.org) before attending.
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC, Youth Room
DeColors Queer Orange County creates opportunities for social engagements, community visibility and political activism by organizing cultural events, support groups, civic actions and an annual conference. The vision of DeColores Queer Orange County is to create empowering social, supportive and political spaces for Queer Latinos in Orange County. Meetins are inclusive and allies are welcomed. Contact: Javier Saucedo (decoloresoc@gmail.com)
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm Fountain Bowl
Funlovers continues to welcome bowlers of all skill levels. The teams are composed of three players each and use a handicap format. There are three sessions per year. Current league fees are $20.00 per week. Membership to USBC is required and costs $20.00 for the year.
Jul 26 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 12:00 am Fountain Valley Skating Center
The Fountain Valley Skating Center is proud to present “Rainbow Night,” A LGBT-Friendly Roller Skating Session. Come on out, bring some friends, and roll the night away. Admission is only $9.00, and Skate Rental is $4.00. Everyone is welcome to this event.
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes.  
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Velvet Lounge
You won’t believe your eyes! Lipstick & Lashes is an exclusive dinner-theatre-style drag show, hosted by one of America’s most well-known drag super- stars: Shannel. This professionally-produced nightly show features a full cast of dancers, jaw-dropping female impersonators, and music you know and love! All tickets include a delicious 3-course dinner and top-notch service. The dinner menu has a variety of choices, including vegetarian and gluten-free options. Whether you’re looking for a unique night out, or memorable celebration, Lipstick & Lashes is the outrageous event that will leave you wanting more!
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm LGBT Center OC
This group is open to gay, bisexual, pansexual, queer, and curious men, ages 21 years and older. This is a topic-centered group catering to the needs of men in this demographic. Meeting new people and making lasting friendships is just one of the goals of this group. We regularly incorporate educational workshops and social events throughout the year. Come be a part of something bigger than yourself and contribute back to the community and further your self-development in the process!
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Discussion and process group for those who identify as transgender, gender queer, intersex, or androgynous. Cost is $10 per group. Open Group. Please contact the group leader before attending. http://lgbtcenteroc.org/services/therapy/ Denise Penn at: denise.penn@lgbtcenteroc.org or 714-953-5428 ext 306 Brooke Kirchner at: brooke.kirchner@lgbtcenteroc.org or (714) 953-5428 ext 325 
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, and Confidential Testing. Results in 20 minutes. Please note, HIV testing for Friday, May 12th, 2017 will be closing early at 4pm.
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Shanti Orange County
The LGBT Center OC in collaboration with Shanti OC is excited to share a new social drop-in group in South Orange County for transgender and gender non-conforming youth ages 14-18. This is a wonderful group for transgender and gender non-conforming youth to meet other peers from the South County area. It is a free, closed space facilitated by transgender adults for transgender and gender non-conforming youth. We invite local transgender and gender non-conforming students and youth to get involved and participate in engaging discussions, social activities, and community events. Pizza and soda will be provided at no cost! We invite youth to learn about the group and the Center’s trans and youth programs. This group will meet the the second and fourth week of every month. Location: Shanti Orange County Address: 23461 S Pointe Dr #100, Laguna Hills, CA 92653 Time: 5:00-7:00 pm Hope to see you there!
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Join us for Trans* Action, a new social support group that meets every 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. Must complete a phone orientation to attend. More info including contact information on the flyer.
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center on 4th
Join us at Trans Pride Orange County 2017 at CO4 and Plaza Calle Cuatro in Downtown Santa Ana! Trans*itions Health and Wellness Presents The 3rd Annual Trans* Pride Orange County: Health for EveryBODY Join us on: July 29, 2017 12pm to 9pm Free Health Screenings provided by UC Irvine Family Health Clinic Free HIV Testing Resource Fair Free haircuts for Queer Youth, provided by Project Q Linkage to health care and transgender affirming physicians Insurance Network Information Panel Fertility Clinic Panel….and much more! Guest speakers to be announced over the next few weeks. Activities will include: Glam closet, live bands, resource fair, free health screenings, insurance navigation Q & A panel, and keynote speaker – Christine Garcia, who is the first trans identifiable police officer in San Diego. If anyone is interested in our sponsorship packages or having a booth at our resource fair, as well as any other information; please contact[...]
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Gender Flood is a new, social drop-in group for transgender and gender non-conforming young adults ages 18-26. This is a wonderful group to meet other transgender and gender non-conforming folks from throughout Orange County. Get involved and participate in engaging weekly discussions, activities, and community events.  This is a free, closed space facilitated by and for transgender and gender non-conforming young adults. Contact: Stephanie Camacho-Van Dyke (714-953-5428 ext 205) or Dannie Ceseña (714-953-5428 ext 338) Times: Every Monday from 5pm – 7pm Location: LGBT Center OC: Youth Room Charge: Free Our new logo was created by Reneé Maderazo.
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Prism is an LGBTQ Young Adult Group that welcomes all LGBTQ, questioning, and allied young adults ages 18-26. Get involved and participate in engaging weekly discussions, activities, and community events.  This is a free, closed space facilitated by and for LGBTQ young adults. Group meets in the Youth Room at the LGBT Center OC. Special thanks to Reneé Maderazo for designing our Prism logo! 
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm LGBT Center OC
TransTalk is a process group specifically for individuals who identify as FTM transgender. The purpose of the group is to provide a safe space for FTM individuals to openly explore and process issues unique to their identities. Group members are encouraged to offer and receive support from one another, which promotes self-acceptance and a feeling of belonging.  A brief consultation via phone or email is required. Every Monday 7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Must register before attending. Please contact: Marisa Gilardoni (714) 953-5428 x 309 marisa.gilardoni@lgbtcenteroc.org  
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm Games Plus
“LGBT Cue” is the only LGBT-friendly pool league in OC. The league is designed for players of ALL skill levels. We use a handicap scoring system so that all players can compete equally. We play every Monday night at 7:30 pm at Games Plus in Costa Mesa. At the end of the season all regular members will receive prize money. 😀
Jul 31 @ 9:00 pm Main Street Bar & Cabaret
Karaoke dance party 9pm til close every Monday. Drink specials, no cover charge.
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes.  
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm LGBT Center on 4th (2nd Floor)
YETA is a coalition of LGBTQQ youth leaders in Orange County working to create safe, supportive, and nondiscriminatory environments for ALL youth through education, organizing, and advocacy. YETA is open to new members interested in defeating homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, and in becoming agents of change in their communities and beyond. Open to ages 14-24.
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm LGBT Center OC: Community Room
Grupo de apoyo para mujeres Transgenero todos los martes a las 6:00 pm.  Juntas cada semana, foros educativos cada mes, y organizaremos eventos sociales todo con el fin de luchar por los derechos de la comunidad transgenero de Orange County. Transgender Latina support group meets every Tuesday at 6:00pm.  We are a group of Orange County transgender women who support each other and advocate on behalf of our community. Weekly discussion topics, monthly educational workshops and social events are just a few of the activities we plan. Contact/contacto: Tony Viramontes (714-953-5428 ext 207) Times/Horario: Every Tuesday from 6pm – 8pm / Cada Martes de 6pm – 8pm Location/Lugar: LGBT Center OC Charge/costo:  Free/gratis
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The purpose of this group is to provide a safe space for women to process issues related to their identities. Members are invited to communicate openly about their feelings and experiences, and to offer support and feedback to one another. Self-acceptance and personal growth are promoted through exploration, reflection, and interpersonal interaction. Enrollment is required. Please contact Jennifer Anderson (714) 953-5428 x 314 or jennifer.anderson@lgbtcenteroc.org or Tammy Waitman (714) 953-5428 x 301 or tammy.waitman@lgbtcenteroc.org before attending.  
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Heartbeats is an on-going closed group open to individuals, ages 18 and older, who struggle within romantic relationships. This therapist-led, topic-centered group allows members to explore how their distinct love patterns have prevented them from achieving a sense of security, wholeness and harmony within their romantic relationships and within themselves. Singles and individuals currently within relationships are welcome, however, the group is not open to couples attending together.  Heartbeats is open to all genders and orientations. Cost is $10 per session. Space is limited to six individuals. A brief consultation via phone is required. Tuesdays, 7:00pm to 8:30pm at The LGBT Center OC. Begins July 11, 2017. Please contact Kim Kabar at (714) 953-5428 x 321 or kim.kabar@lgbtcenteroc.org before attending.
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC
The goals of this group are: to create a safe, comfortable place to express feelings, exploration of self through group process and reflection, enhancing sense of self through awareness and acceptance, and to support and be supported. Cost is $10 per group. Closed Group. Please contact leader before attending.
Aug 1 @ 9:00 pm Main Street Bar & Cabaret
Karaoke dance party 9pm til close every Monday and Tuesday. Drink specials, no cover charge.
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm LGBT Center OC: Community Room
In expanding our Rainbow Youth Groups and providing additional support for transgender and gender non-conforming youth, Trans*Fusion is a closed social space designed for transgender, genderqueer, gender non-conforming,  and questioning  youth ages 13-18. This group is for youth who are looking for an inclusive space to meet others who share similar experiences with gender identity. There is no cost to participate. Activities include: games, arts & crafts, guest speakers, video games, foosball, movies, mixers, discussions, music, friends, self-expression, activism, support, fun, and more!
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes.
Aug 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm LGBT Center OC: Youth Room
The Center’s Rainbow Youth Groups are lively social drop-in groups for LGBTQQ youth and allies ages 13-18. Join us for fun social interaction and engaging discussions where youth make lifelong connections with their peers in a safe a supportive environment. We have an annual Queer Youth Prom, Bon Fires, Open Mic Nights, Queer Film series, youth-focused discussions, and attend numerous events such as OC Pride, concerts, conferences and more. Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rainbow.storm.youth
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm LGBT Center OC
A ten week discussion and process group for those who identity as bisexual, pansexual, omnisexual, or sexually fluid. Open to all genders, must be 18 years or older, and closed group. Please contact Denise (denise.penn@lgbtcenteroc.org) before attending.
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC, Youth Room
DeColors Queer Orange County creates opportunities for social engagements, community visibility and political activism by organizing cultural events, support groups, civic actions and an annual conference. The vision of DeColores Queer Orange County is to create empowering social, supportive and political spaces for Queer Latinos in Orange County. Meetins are inclusive and allies are welcomed. Contact: Javier Saucedo (decoloresoc@gmail.com)
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm Fountain Bowl
Funlovers continues to welcome bowlers of all skill levels. The teams are composed of three players each and use a handicap format. There are three sessions per year. Current league fees are $20.00 per week. Membership to USBC is required and costs $20.00 for the year.
Aug 2 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 3 @ 12:00 am Fountain Valley Skating Center
The Fountain Valley Skating Center is proud to present “Rainbow Night,” A LGBT-Friendly Roller Skating Session. Come on out, bring some friends, and roll the night away. Admission is only $9.00, and Skate Rental is $4.00. Everyone is welcome to this event.
Aug 3 all-day Shanti Orange County
Support group for women living with HIV/AIDS. These groups are held every month on the first Thursday!
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes.  
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Velvet Lounge
You won’t believe your eyes! Lipstick & Lashes is an exclusive dinner-theatre-style drag show, hosted by one of America’s most well-known drag super- stars: Shannel. This professionally-produced nightly show features a full cast of dancers, jaw-dropping female impersonators, and music you know and love! All tickets include a delicious 3-course dinner and top-notch service. The dinner menu has a variety of choices, including vegetarian and gluten-free options. Whether you’re looking for a unique night out, or memorable celebration, Lipstick & Lashes is the outrageous event that will leave you wanting more!
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm LGBT Center OC
This group is open to gay, bisexual, pansexual, queer, and curious men, ages 21 years and older. This is a topic-centered group catering to the needs of men in this demographic. Meeting new people and making lasting friendships is just one of the goals of this group. We regularly incorporate educational workshops and social events throughout the year. Come be a part of something bigger than yourself and contribute back to the community and further your self-development in the process!
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Discussion and process group for those who identify as transgender, gender queer, intersex, or androgynous. Cost is $10 per group. Open Group. Please contact the group leader before attending. http://lgbtcenteroc.org/services/therapy/ Denise Penn at: denise.penn@lgbtcenteroc.org or 714-953-5428 ext 306 Brooke Kirchner at: brooke.kirchner@lgbtcenteroc.org or (714) 953-5428 ext 325 
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, and Confidential Testing. Results in 20 minutes. Please note, HIV testing for Friday, May 12th, 2017 will be closing early at 4pm.
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Susi Q Senior Center
ALL AGES WELCOMED Join us for Club Q, a new LGBTQ+ Group taking place on the 1st & 3rd Friday of each month at Susi Q Senior Center 380 3rd St, Laguna Beach, Ca 92651. 3pm – 5pm
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Shanti Orange County
The LGBT Center OC’s Rainbow Youth Groups are lively social drop-in groups for LGBTQQ youth and allies ages 13-18. Join us for fun social interaction and engaging discussions where youth make lifelong connections with their peers in a safe a supportive environment. We have an annual Queer Youth Prom, Bon Fires, Open Mic Nights, Queer Film series, youth-focused discussions, and attend numerous events such as OC Pride, concerts, conferences and more. Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rainbow.storm.youth
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Join us for the new InbeTweeners – Tween Social Group! This new youth group is for ages 10-13 and takes place the 1st Friday of every month at the LGBT Center OC. See flyer for more info.
Aug 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm LGBT Center OC
BeingME is a facilitated peer support, and discussion group for transexual women that helps members learn about and understand themselves, while dealing with issues important to their transition and the challenges they may encounter along the way. We offer a safe environment and an opportunity to make friends as well as meeting others like ourselves. That said, BeingME is not a “sex group” or place to “hook up”. If that is your goal, BeingME is not for you. BeingME meets on the first and third Friday of each month. The first Friday meeting is a closed meeting for members only. The third Friday meeting is open to friends and family members as well. For more information and details, please contact us at 714-953-5428, ext. 356 to schedule a brief phone orientation. Website: http://www.beingme-oc.org Times: 1st & 3rd Fridays of each month from 7pm – 9:30pm Location: LGBT Center OC Charge:[...]
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm LGBT Center OC
1st Saturday of Every Month! Open to youth and adults who need assistance in the following areas: -Job Skills, Job search techniques, resumes and Covers letter writing, on-line job applications, and interviewing skills -One on One Career counseling -Applying to College -Transistioning from one career to another -Finding Resources available to you as a job seeker -LGBTQ Workplace concerns
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am House of Blues Anaheim
House of Blues Anaheim proudly presents the new World Fabulous Drag Brunch starring WILLAM! She’s an actress, author, YouTuber and former RuPaul’s Drag Racer. WILLAM and her gaggle of girls will dazzle and entertain you with music, moves and comedy! Enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet of Southern-inspired brunch favorites such as a jambalaya, jalapeno-cheese cornbread, collard greens, savory carving stations, homemade pastries, seasonal fruit and so much more. Arrive early for photo ops and fun beauty and vendor showcases! The Atrium Bar opens at 10 am. Seating begins at 11 am. Meet & Greets may be available post show. This is a seated brunch so please note your arrival time. All guests must be 18 years of age or older. No professional cameras allowed. Flash photography is not permitted.
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm LGBT Center on 4th
Join us the First Saturday of each month for DTSA ARTWALK! Our doors are open during Artwalk and throughout the week with live music, classes, art exhibits and much more! Check out our art exhibition page for current exhibits: http://www.lgbtcenteroc.org/centeron4/art
Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Gender Flood is a new, social drop-in group for transgender and gender non-conforming young adults ages 18-26. This is a wonderful group to meet other transgender and gender non-conforming folks from throughout Orange County. Get involved and participate in engaging weekly discussions, activities, and community events.  This is a free, closed space facilitated by and for transgender and gender non-conforming young adults. Contact: Stephanie Camacho-Van Dyke (714-953-5428 ext 205) or Dannie Ceseña (714-953-5428 ext 338) Times: Every Monday from 5pm – 7pm Location: LGBT Center OC: Youth Room Charge: Free Our new logo was created by Reneé Maderazo.
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Prism is an LGBTQ Young Adult Group that welcomes all LGBTQ, questioning, and allied young adults ages 18-26. Get involved and participate in engaging weekly discussions, activities, and community events.  This is a free, closed space facilitated by and for LGBTQ young adults. Group meets in the Youth Room at the LGBT Center OC. Special thanks to Reneé Maderazo for designing our Prism logo! 
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm LGBT Center OC
TransTalk is a process group specifically for individuals who identify as FTM transgender. The purpose of the group is to provide a safe space for FTM individuals to openly explore and process issues unique to their identities. Group members are encouraged to offer and receive support from one another, which promotes self-acceptance and a feeling of belonging.  A brief consultation via phone or email is required. Every Monday 7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Must register before attending. Please contact: Marisa Gilardoni (714) 953-5428 x 309 marisa.gilardoni@lgbtcenteroc.org