South County Rainbow Group (ages 13-18)

In collaboration with Shanti Orange County, we offer a social-drop in group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning and allied youth ages 13-18. South County Rainbow Group provides social, interactive, and educational group activities and events in South County and the greater Orange County area. Youth are able to connect with their peers in a safe and supportive environment facilitated by LGBTQ Center OC staff and adult mentor facilitators.

Queer Endurance

Center on Fourth 305 E 4th St Ste 200, Santa Ana, CA, United States

The Queer Endurance gallery exhibit will showcase the work of our Elevate youth leaders, showcasing their unique artistic styles and expressions through photography. This is a wonderful opportunity for Orange County youth, students, parents, educators, and community members to come together and celebrate the creativity and talent of our Elevate youth leaders. By attending the exhibit, participants will be able to view a diverse array of photographs and connect with the LGBTQIA+ young artists who created it. Date: Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 Time: 12:00-4:00 pm Location: LGBT Center on Fourth Address: 305 E. Fourth Street, Santa Ana, 92702

Event Series Spanish Q Chat

Spanish Q Chat

Find and give support, have fun, connect around shared interests and get good information. Chat with like-minded peers in live chats designed for you & by you, facilitated by folks who care.

Event Series Genderflood (Ages 18-26)

Genderflood (Ages 18-26)

The Center OC 1605 N Spurgeon St, Santa Ana, CA, United States

Gender Flood is a social drop-in group for transgender, genderqueer, non-binary, gender non-conforming, and gender-questioning young adults ages 18-26. This is a wonderful group to meet other transgender and gender non-conforming peers from throughout Orange County. Get involved, meet others, and participate in engaging weekly discussions, activities, and community events. Important Note: This is a closed space facilitated by and for transgender and gender non-conforming young adults. We kindly ask to respect the space for trans people only.

Breakout! Mental Health Process Group (ages 12-17)

Youth Process Group is an age-specific online processing group from ages 12 to 17. We meet every Monday night from 6:00-7:30 PM. BreakOUT is a supportive space for participants to navigate the everyday stressors in their lives. Group leaders facilitate discussions about various topics and activities such as identity, school/ home life, and more. BreakOUTs mission is to involve and engage with young LGBTQIA+ community members, allowing them to explore new strategies to cope as well as connect with their queer identity in a safe space with their peers. It is facilitated by MFT Trainees Brittany Hardin and Yanique Bonner The group is now meeting on Zoom. Please join us using the link below!  

Event Series Prism


Prism welcomes all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and/or allied young adults ages 18-26. The objective of this group is to provide young adults with a safe and welcoming space, where they can meet friends and participate in engaging weekly discussions, activities, and community events.

Event Series Trans Committee

Trans Committee

Looking to help with upcoming events? Looking to connect and help build community? Looking for support and new friendships? We invite you to join our Trans Committee today! We plan events such as Trans Pride OC, Friendsgiving, and many more events for the community here in Orange County.