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Social Groups


ShoutOUT is for youth in grades 5-8/9. The group meets each month on the LAST Saturday of each month from 1-3 PM at Centre LGBT+ The group features activities to learn leadership, advocacy for self and others, community service, snacks, 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! Cat: or Dempsey: 

BYOQ (Bring Your Own Queer)

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

Meetings: various time.... Contact Katie Nurmi, or Sandy Hoy-Maruschak, for times and place or for more information.


An alcohol free social group for ages 18 - 25 

Meetings are held the SECOND Friday of each month from 7-8PM at Centre LGBT+ 204 E Calder Way Suite 304 in the community room. Description: This is a social group for LGBTQ+ young adults to connect and engage in various community-building events and activities. Our meetings, called "Rainbow Rendezvous", will include movie nights, arts and crafts, and celebrations for pride visibility days. To contact the group facilitators: Logan, or Teja,


LGBT+ Golden Group

A social group for LGBT+ seniors 55+

The group meets on the first Friday of each month at 11AM at Centre LGBT+. For more information please email the group facilitators (Glenda and George) at


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 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

4th Wednesday of each month 7-9PM at Centre LGBT+ (204 E Calder Way Suite 304)

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 Liz at or Katherine at We look forward to meeting you!

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