Just Us is a weekly drop-in program for LGBTQ+ high school students across middle TN. Each week students spend time checking in with one another about their lives and then engage in various activities surrounding positive youth development, social justice, community building, and art to name a few.
We offer Drop in times on Mondays from 3-6 for LGBTQ+ teens and their allies (13-18). We also have specific programming for trans and non-binary teens on Tuesday nights from 5:30-7:00. The third Saturday of the month we run a playgroup for 5-11 year olds who identify as trans or non-binary and a simultaneous support […]
Come hang out every Friday at the First Christian Church in Watsonville from 3:30-6:00pm for queer LGBTQ+ meet-ups, ages 12-18. Open to allies. Snacks provided!
Come hang out every Saturday at The Diversity Center in Santa Cruz from 1:00-3:30pm for our LGBTQ+ queer meet-ups for youth ages 12-18. Open to allies. Snacks provided!
PFLAG has chapters nationwide and is the nation’s largest family and ally organization. PFLAG’s mission is to meet people where they are and collaborate with others to support families, allies, and people who are LGBTQ. PFLAG’s monthly meetings provide support and information for those whose loved ones are exploring personal issues pertaining to their sexual […]
This group welcomes any member of the transgender community regardless of labels or self-identification. The meetings are private, free, and open with topics varying each meeting dependent upon need. Garnering acceptance by loved ones may be a significant challenge; this is a group that values free expression.
The nonbinary group is a peer support group for adults 18 and older. It is a safe space for expressing non-binary, fluid, or genderqueer identities among likeminded peers. Discussion of gender, including its evolving role in our society, will factor heavily into meetings.
This is a bi-monthly support group providing youth ages 13-24 with an environment to discuss gender that meets on the second and last Sunday of each month. This group welcomes anyone who identifies as transgender, gender queer, gender questioning, gender variant, gender non-conforming, and any other gender minority or creative identity. The group creates a […]
Youth services at the Pacific Center focus on the empowerment, mental health and safety of LGBTQ youth (ages 12-17) through two programs: The LOUD After-school Youth Program and the Youth Speaker’s Bureau. LOUD stands for Loving Ourselves and Uniting Diversity and is an after-school program that meets weekly from 4pm-6pm on Tuesday and Friday. […]
Support for parents, grandparents and care-givers of transgender and non-binary children