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SAGE Coffee and Conversation

Online

Kathi will set up a zoom gathering for 10:00 til noon on Thursday morning. If you would like to join that zoom Coffee and Conversation, contact Kathi at kboyle@persadcenter.org.

AFFIRM

Online

AFFIRM is a CBT-based group support series for LGBTQIA2S+ Youth ages 14-21. AFFIRM runs for 6 virtual sessions on Thursdays in January and February of 2021 from 5pm-7pm EST. AFFIRM is a space to learn and practice skills for mindfulness, healthy coping behaviors, personal advocacy, self-celebration, and social network building. This program is facilitated by a Black, nonbinary adult. The dates for this series: January 14, 21, and 28th AND February 4, 11, and 18th You’ll receive a care package every other week that includes snacks, drinks, AFFIRM materials, fidgets, and art supplies.

Shine January Digital Open Stage

Online

Shine, Pittsburgh’s only 18+ non-competitive Open Stage has gone digital: Join us on Friday, December 22nd on Zoom for a night of various talents shining on stage for our entertainment! We are open to all performers whether it’s your first time on stage or you are professional, we want you. Any style or genre is welcome including (but not limited to): drag, burlesque, belly dance, singing, live music, poetry, puppetry, magic, and more! And now that we are digital, we can accept acts from anywhere in the world! To submit a number, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/NBWqNSkbQfig5KLh8 We will be starting…

Gay Men’s Book Discussion Group – “The Velvet Rage” – Overcoming the Pain of Growing up Gay in a Straight Man’s World

Online

Beginning Tuesday, January 19th, I will be facilitating a 5-week discussion group on Zoom, in which we will be utilizing Alan Downs' groundbreaking book, “The Velvet Rage,” as a launching pad to discuss our varied experiences of growing up gay, navigating secrecy and shame, coming out, and our individual efforts to cultivate authenticity and wholeness as adult gay men. Within this group, you are invited to either follow along with us in the book, or skip the book altogether, and simply join us for some great conversation and genuine connection. I’m so excited for the chance to meet some new…

Creating Change 2021

Online

Register now at creatingchange.org! For 33 years, the National LGBTQ Task Force has brought you Creating Change, the largest LGBTQ activist conference in the country. Every year, thousands of people from across the country come together to learn, connect, and resist. At Creating Change we sharpen our minds with skills and knowledge, fill our hearts with love and joy, and deepen our commitment to freedom, justice and equity for all LGBTQ people. Creating Change 2021 will be no different, with one big exception: Creating Change 2021 will be our first ever virtual conference. - Q: What is Creating Change? A: The…

Free – $500

SAGE Coffee and Conversation

Online

Kathi will set up a zoom gathering for 10:00 til noon on Thursday morning. If you would like to join that zoom Coffee and Conversation, contact Kathi at kboyle@persadcenter.org.

AFFIRM

Online

AFFIRM is a CBT-based group support series for LGBTQIA2S+ Youth ages 14-21. AFFIRM runs for 6 virtual sessions on Thursdays in January and February of 2021 from 5pm-7pm EST. AFFIRM is a space to learn and practice skills for mindfulness, healthy coping behaviors, personal advocacy, self-celebration, and social network building. This program is facilitated by a Black, nonbinary adult. The dates for this series: January 14, 21, and 28th AND February 4, 11, and 18th You’ll receive a care package every other week that includes snacks, drinks, AFFIRM materials, fidgets, and art supplies.

Gay Men’s Book Discussion Group – “The Velvet Rage” – Overcoming the Pain of Growing up Gay in a Straight Man’s World

Online

Beginning Tuesday, January 19th, I will be facilitating a 5-week discussion group on Zoom, in which we will be utilizing Alan Downs' groundbreaking book, “The Velvet Rage,” as a launching pad to discuss our varied experiences of growing up gay, navigating secrecy and shame, coming out, and our individual efforts to cultivate authenticity and wholeness as adult gay men. Within this group, you are invited to either follow along with us in the book, or skip the book altogether, and simply join us for some great conversation and genuine connection. I’m so excited for the chance to meet some new…

SAGE Coffee and Conversation

Online

Kathi will set up a zoom gathering for 10:00 til noon on Thursday morning. If you would like to join that zoom Coffee and Conversation, contact Kathi at kboyle@persadcenter.org.

AFFIRM

Online

AFFIRM is a CBT-based group support series for LGBTQIA2S+ Youth ages 14-21. AFFIRM runs for 6 virtual sessions on Thursdays in January and February of 2021 from 5pm-7pm EST. AFFIRM is a space to learn and practice skills for mindfulness, healthy coping behaviors, personal advocacy, self-celebration, and social network building. This program is facilitated by a Black, nonbinary adult. The dates for this series: January 14, 21, and 28th AND February 4, 11, and 18th You’ll receive a care package every other week that includes snacks, drinks, AFFIRM materials, fidgets, and art supplies.

Mindful Connections Online – Feb 2021

Online

Mindful Connections is Awaken Pittsburgh’s proprietary program designed to help you create a space for mindfulness and meditation in your own life. We are adapting it here to provide tools to deal with the stress and uncertainty during this unprecedented time of physical distancing. You will learn tools to help you stay focused and grounded and, in turn, positively impact your relationships with others.

Deaf Intersex Chat

Online

Are you Deaf and Intersex? You're not alone! Other Deaf Intersex people do exist! Join us on February 6th for our next Deaf Intersex gathering and meet other Deaf Intersex people just like yourself! You don't need to identify as LGBTQ to join us. Deaf Intersex people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are welcome. Co-hosted by Bryson and Modela When: February 6th, 2021 Time: 1 PM Pacific Time Location: Online *** RSVP Required *** To RSVP, send an email to Drago at DQRC at deafqueer@gmail.com. In your email, state your first name and that you identify as both…