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Social Groups


ShoutOUT is for youth in grades 5-8/9. The group meets each month on the 1st Sunday of from 1-3 PM, location shared upon registration and will feature activities to learn leadership, advocacy for self and others, community service, and of course plenty of fun and socializing! If you wish your child to join the group please CLICK HERE to register. Cat and Dempsey are ShoutOUT’s facilitators and encourage you to reach out anytime with questions or just to get to know them!

BYOQ (Bring Your Own Queer)

An LGBT+ Youth Group (8/9th-12th graders)

Meetings: 3rd Sunday of each month 1-3 PM and alternating Thursday’s 4-6pm. Contact Katie Nurmi, or Sandy Hoy-Maruschak, for times and place or for more information.



Spectrum is a group of LGBT+ adults (21-35) that aims to provide a safe space for its members to build support and organize events. Spectrum events are planned collaboratively.

For more information please contact the group’s facilitators Kiley at or Frankie Urrutia-Smith at


Queer Families 

Creating community connections with queer parents and their children and families with queer children by engaging in family-friendly activities in and around Centre County. This group that meets on the last Saturday of each month and events are planned as a group. For more information please contact El at or Danielle at  


Sapphic/Queer Group

1st Wednesday of each month 7-9PM at Webster’s State College

A multigenerational social group for women-loving-women (WLW)-identifying people in the State College area! This group is bi-friendly and trans-friendly and invites folks of all ages to come together and relate through social activities ranging from laidback hangouts like crafting, coffee, or album listening, to hikes, museum visits, dinners, drinks, or local event meetups. If you have any questions or would like to attend the group’s events , please reach out to Michelle Katz or Katherine Haar at We look forward to meeting you!

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