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).

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May 26 @ 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.
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm LGBT Center OC
The next meeting of Trans*Action is going to be an outing to the Polynesian Festival at the San Clemente Community Center, this Saturday the 27th. It is FREE, but there is a dinner that is optional for $35. I personally don’t think I want to spring for the dinner but I certainly want to enjoy the event. We can eat dinner somewhere else less expensive, or we can play it by ear. There is a flyer for the event that you can see on our Facebook group page, https://www.facebook.com/groups/1941558389406804/ We’re going to leave from the Center on Spurgeon at 10 AM. Please don’t be late if you want to carpool with the group. If you live in South County or you want to drive down there yourself, you’re welcome to meet up with us down there. Important: PLEASE send me an RSVP email to me at kristi.lee@lgbtcenteroc.com if you are[...]
May 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm LGBT Center OC: Youth Room
La Familia es un group de apoyo en Enspanol basado en la estructura de PFLAG (Padres y Amidos de Lesbianas y Homosexuales) aqui en la ciudad de Santa Ana. Somos un recurso para familia de los miembros de la comunidad LGBTQ que necesitan ayuda o apoyo que quisas no tienen. Estamos aqui para apoyar, educar y juntarnos en un espacio segurio para tener placitas sobre temas que nos afectan a todos. La Familia is a Spanish speaking support group based on the PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians & Gays) model held here in Santa Ana. This is a resource for family members of the LGBTQ community who need help dealing with a family member or friend who may not have a healthy support system. We are here to support, educated and to create a safe space for conversations and talks about issues that affect us all.
May 27 @ 8:00 pm CSULB Studio Theater
Stand Together with the South Coast Chorale, the LGBT chorus of Long Beach and the OC, as we use the power of music to strengthen and unite for social justice. The concert will feature songs that have helped advocate for change over the last century, woven together with personal stories from chorus members, all highlighting the common thread of humanity that makes us stronger together than we are apart. Tickets: $20 in advance // $25 at the door Group discount available online for groups of 6 or more
May 28 @ 2:00 pm CSULB Studio Theatre
Stand Together with the South Coast Chorale as we use the power of music to strengthen and unite for social justice. The concert will feature songs that have helped advocate for change over the last century, woven together with personal stories from chorus members, all highlighting the common thread of humanity that makes us stronger together than we are apart. Tickets: $20 in advance // $25 at the door Group discount available online for groups of 6 or more.
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Responding to the faith needs of the LGBTQ community! You are invited to experience a group of folks coming together exploring their sexuality and spirituality in a safe and comfortable environment,
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm LGBT Center OC: Community Room
OCFTM is a loose, “rap” style gathering that offers transmen and their allies a chance to network, share experiences, and share updates on current community activities. Light refreshments are provided. Meetings are open to all unless specifically noted. No minors, please, unless they are transgender youth. OCFTM meetings are not held in May, September, or December due to our events in those months. We kindly request a $2 minimum donation to offset the costs of events and meeting refreshments. Contact: Jack Provencio (714-425-1128 or info4ocftm@gmail.com) Website: http://www.ocftm.com Times: 4th Sunday of the month from 5pm – 8pm Location: LGBT Center OC Charge: Free
May 29 @ 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 17-24. 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
May 29 @ 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  
May 29 @ 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. 😀
May 29 @ 9:00 pm Main Street Bar & Cabaret
Karaoke dance party 9pm til close every Monday. Drink specials, no cover charge.
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes.
May 30 @ 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.
May 30 @ 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
May 30 @ 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.  
May 30 @ 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.
May 30 @ 9:00 pm Main Street Bar & Cabaret
Karaoke dance party 9pm til close every Monday and Tuesday. Drink specials, no cover charge.
May 31 @ 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!
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes.
May 31 @ 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
May 31 @ 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.
May 31 @ 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)
May 31 @ 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.
May 31 @ 9:00 pm – Jun 1 @ 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.
Jun 1 all-day Shanti Orange County
Support group for women living with HIV/AIDS. These groups are held every month on the first Thursday!
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes.
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Revolver Video Bar
Lady Luck Events brings you her newest line of singles events: “QUICK DATES” This is a night for ladies to practice the art of dating in the age of apps. Lady Luck uses a patented software to make sure you only connect with the types of ladies you are there to meet. We’ve teamed up with Queertainment to bring you two amazing events for one price. First, it’s Lady Luck’s, Quick Dates; Speed dating for the modern woman. Then, stick around after for the Matriarchy launch party w/ Lily Khuu, GoodBoy, Bounce House & Anna Goodman. Free with your Lady Luck ticket Since the dating event is space dependent, tickets are limited. Get yours early to avoid disappointment. Advance tickets for $25 up to 3 days before the event when they go up to $30
Jun 1 @ 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!
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center on 4th (2nd Floor)
A group for women over 40 that addresses the “issues” particular to that stage of life experiences. In this group we will be talking about ourselves  – in the context of our hopes, dreams and goals, as well as our challenges and difficulties. This will be a safe and friendly environment for conversations on various topics related to – work, relationships, health, family, friends, etc. Note: This group is not intended to be a therapy group, nor is it being led by “professional therapists”. Likewise, it is not based on the model of the 12 steps, nor does it adhere to their rules; though general rules of communication, listening, and privacy will be requested. Come join the conversation. 7:00 – 9:00pm, 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month. For more information about the group, please contact jfit.s108@gmail.com  
Jun 1 @ 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!
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Kick off LGBT Pride Month with the iconic story you know and the mega-hit songs you love! The Bodyguard comes to life on stage starring R&B star and LGBT ally Deborah Cox (“Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here”) as Rachel Marron. The international smash-hit musical features unforgettable pop hits including “Queen of the Night,” “So Emotional,” “Run To You,” “I Have Nothing” and the show-stopping, “I Will Always Love You.” This promises to be a fun night at the theater that’ll make you wanna dance with somebody!
Jun 1 @ 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 
Jun 2 @ 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.
Jun 2 @ 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
Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Susi Q Center
June 2nd will be Our 4 year anniversary for Club Q Laguna! This is a potluck gathering to celebrate our anniversary. Whether you make or bake your favorite dish, or bring a little something from the store … it’s the “getting together and sharing our friendships” that counts. Appetizers, different types of Salads, and easy Entrees are a few things to consider. Club Q will provide: Coffee, Water, Soda’s, CAKE & ICE CREAM …  maybe a little bubbly ?? And we will have a Special Guest: Laguna Beach Police Chief, Laura Farinella & other officers will be joining us. Although we meet at a “senior” center, ALL members of the LGBTQ Community are welcome at Club Q, the friendly social group! 🙂
Jun 2 @ 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
Jun 2 @ 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.
Jun 2 @ 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:[...]
Jun 3 @ 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
Jun 3 @ 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
Jun 5 @ 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 17-24. 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
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm LGBT Center OC
LGBT Young Adult Group 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.
Jun 5 @ 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  
Jun 5 @ 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. 😀
Jun 5 @ 9:00 pm Main Street Bar & Cabaret
Karaoke dance party 9pm til close every Monday. Drink specials, no cover charge.
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes.
Jun 6 @ 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.
Jun 6 @ 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
Jun 6 @ 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.  
Jun 6 @ 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.