Ongoing Monthly Groups
FIBER ARTS GROUP
Noon on the 2nd & 4th Sun. of every month. People of all ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, & skill levels to come together in a queer space to knit, crochet, & enjoy each others' company. Check out the Seven Days feature on this amazing group by clicking HERE. For more information, call 860-860 (7812) or email Megan@PrideCenterVT.org. _____________________
FAMILIES, PARTNERS, FRIENDS AND ALLIES OF TRANS ADULTS
As our name suggests, we are people with adult loved ones who are transgender or gender-nonconforming. We meet on the second Thursday of each month to support each other and to learn more about issues and concerns. Our meetings are supportive, informal, and confidential.Not sure if you’re ready for a meeting? We also offer one-on-one support. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-238-3801 _____________________
Are you looking to meet new guys & have fun getting involved in your community? Gay Leisurely Activities (4) Men is a group of young (18-35) gay, bi, queer &/or trans guys who are coming together, getting out & enjoying the connections we make. GLAM’s Core Group runs our program, & we want your input! If you would like to get involved, call Mike or Carlos at 860-7812, email us Mike@PrideCenterVT.org, check us out on Facebook (facebook.com/glamvt) or Twitter (twitter.com/GLAMvt), or visit glamvt.org.
GPS (GUIDENCE, POSITIVITY AND SUPPORT)
A monthly, gently-facilitated mutual support group for folks of any identity (whether fully formed or a work in progress) who want to engage in meaningful conversations about gender, sexuality and sexual orientation, and/or the coming out process. Discussions could range from the personal to the philosophical and beyond as we work together to create a compassionate, safe and courageous space to explore our experiences. Willow, the facilitator, is a PCVT volunteer and master’s-level social work graduate student at UVM, and is also an identity-questioning bi person who enjoys talking about personal journeys and processes. The group will be held every fourth Saturday on a monthly basis at the Pride Center of Vermont. Email email@example.com for more info or questions!
The challenge of social isolation, and being an HIV+ Vermonter can add an unbearable element to the isolation we already experience. This social support group provides a safe, confidential space for HIV+ individuals to gather and share their experiences and advice on living with the virus, the many challenges of living with HIV such as dating, safer sex, and managing stress and finances. Meets twice monthly an undisclosed Burlington location. Please message or call Mike at (802) 860-7812 or email lifePLUS@pridecentervt.org for more information and meeting locations. _____________________
Momentum is a network of people building a vibrant, fun LGBTQ+ community for adults over 40 in Vermont. FMI Contact Helen@pridecentervt.org
- Capitol Plaza Brunch with Momentum, Rainbow Umbrella and VGSA (03/25/18 11:00 am)
- Speakeasy Happy Hour (04/05/18 5:30 pm)
PROUD & SOBER: LGBTQ AA
Sun., 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Proud & Sober Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength, & hope with each other that they may solve their common problem & help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Our primary purpose is to stay sober & help others to recover from alcoholism. This group, Proud & Sober, is an open group (so friends of the program are welcome.) The format alternates from reading from the Big Book one week & then discussing a slogan the next. Pride Center of Vermont, 255 S. Champlain St., suite 12. Info@PrideCenterVT.org.
RAINBOW UMBRELLA OF CENTRAL VT
RUCVT welcomes LGBTQ adults of all ages from Central VT to come together to plan and execute events to foster community and increase LGBTQ visibility in the region. The groups ongoing work will engage the social, political, and intellectual interests of its members. Please find out more about us and our events at: facebook.com/
SURVIVORS OF VIOLENCE
SafeSpace at Pride Center of Vermont is planning a closed monthly group for survivors of violence. It is open to any survivor – queer, gay, bi-, pan-, trans*, cisgender or gender expansive.. Please contact SafeSpace directly at 863-0003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SKY WRITING GROUP
Storytelling in all forms supports health and community cohesion. Join creative writers at the Pride Center in a supportive environment. *This is not a critique group. Links and resources will be made available for both novice and experienced writers. Time and Frequency: 1st Sunday of the Month, 1-4 PM (3 hrs) Contact: Liz@PrideCenterVt.org. _____________________
SOCIAL SUPPORT GROUP FOR LGBTQ PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Come together to talk, connect, & find support around a number of issues including coming out, socializing, challenges around employment, safer sex, self advocacy, choosing partners, discovering who you are & anything else you want to talk about! For more information contact Davis or Rose at email@example.com or call 860-7812. Meetings are Wed. at 4:30 pm at The Pride Center
- LGBTQ Social and Support Group for Individuals with Disabilities (08/14/19 4:30 pm)
- LGBTQ Social and Support Group for Individuals with Disabilities (08/21/19 4:30 pm)
TRANS and GNC SUPPORT GROUP (1st Tues and 3rd Weds)
Lexi and Maya invite you to join us every the 1st Tues and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8pm at Pride Center of Vermont for the Trans* Support Group. This group is open to any and all folks who identify as falling somewhere on the trans and/or GNC spectrum. If this is your first time attending, please come 5 minutes early to meet the facilitator. *GNC: Gender Nonconforming Contact Info@PrideCenterVT.org for more information.