DISCUSSION GROUPS AT THE CENTER
For more information, or to register for any of the programs, contact Program Director Maya Simek at (216) 651-5428 x 113 or MSimek@lgbtcleveland.org.
18+. Monthly discussion group for individuals in the leather and pansexual BDSM communities.
Mondays from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Transformers is an activity-based discussion group for LGBTQ youth ages 10 to 13. This interactive and comfort-centered group will meet on Mondays from 5-6pm beginning on February 6th and will be facilitated by Roberta Taliaferro, the Director of Counseling and Community Service at the May Dugan Center. To RSVP or for questions, please contact Maya Simek (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings to support individuals in the LGBTQA community.
LGBT Veterans Group
Tuesdays from 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Weekly group for LGBTQ+ veterans.
20 Something Group
1st & 3rd Tuesday from 6:00 - 7:30 PM
A informal social group for people in their 20’s or in a collegiate program focused on social activities, discussion, and community building.
Respect Equality Diversity Inclusion (REDI)
4th Tuesday from 6:00-7:30 PM (18+)
Discussion group for LGBT-identified community members who receive, or are eligible for, services through the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
Men's Discussion Group
Every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:00 PM (18+)
Provides a safe, welcoming space to explore topics relevant to us as GBTQ men, and to share our personal experiences. Meetings are facilitated by a member to keep us on topic and make sure everyone who wants to talk has a chance.
For more information, visit their website at https://sites.google.com/site/gaymensdiscussioncleveland/
GenderQueer Discussion Group
Every Thursday from 6:00 - 7:00 PM
The GenderQueer Discussion Group provides a safe environment to discuss topics that impact individuals who identify outside of the gender binary (MTF, FTM, Bigender, Agender, etc).
50+ Women's Social Group
2nd Thursday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM (50+)
A non-therapeutic environment for anyone who identifies as a lesbian woman to meet and connect with other 50+ lesbian women.
Every Thursday from 3:00 - 4:00 PM
A support group for people living with HIV/AIDS. This support group will discuss various topics as defined by the collection of symptoms described by the term “AIDS Survivor’s Syndrome." Meeting dates: 5/15, 5/29, 6/5, 6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/21, 9/4.
Fridays, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Narcotics Anonymous meetings to support individuals in the LGBTQA community.
2nd Saturday from 11:00-1:30 PM
Support group for trans-identified individuals and allies.
For more information, call Karen & Bob at 216-691-4357 or visit their website at TransFamily.org
1st & 3rd Saturday from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
provides an informal space for adults to discuss and explore gender identities outside the traditional gender binary (male/female) while providing support and insight to each other. The group is open to anyone 18 and up (including, but not limited to: genderqueer, queer, gender non-conforming, non-binary gender, bigender, agender, transgender, etc.).
Queer Without God
3rd Saturday from 12:00-1:30 PM
A new community led group will begin the third Saturday of March. Presented by The Center for Inquiry and the Northern Ohio Freethought Society, Queer Without God is an open and affirming discussion group for LGBTQ+ non-believers. Open to all ages. Email Brian at email@example.com for more information.
Shades of Ink
1st and 3rd Saturday from 12:00 - 1:45 PM (18+)
Diverse group of writers dedicated to improving their skills.
Out, Proud & Pagan
4th Saturday from 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Coming in April!
See the Center Schedule for the latest information on discussion groups.