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

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 Tuesday 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 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.

Event Series Prism (ages 18-26)

Prism (ages 18-26)

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

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.

Queer Youth Art Collective (ages 14-26)

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

The Queer Youth Art Collective (QYAC) is a space where we encourage folks to boost their mental health while having fun and expressing themselves creatively. Engaging in creative pursuits can have a positive impact on mental well-being, and we want to provide an inclusive space for you to explore your artistic side. Join us for weekly in-person Tuesday meetings at the LGBTQ Center OC and delve into paints, collages, jewelry-making, and more!

Smoking Undermines Progress (SUP) Coalition (ages 13-24)

The Smoking Undermines Progress (SUP) Coalition is a community of advocates ages 13-24, who wish to help inform our community and educate them about the consequences of using nicotine products that stems from a judgement-free mindset. The SUP Coalition aims to establish smoke-free LGBTQ+ events, and prevent tobacco product usage among LGBTQ+ individuals, as well as ally youth and young adults in Orange County. If interested, please reach out to our Tobacco Project Health Navigator, Kalei Lehua (she/they) via email: kalei.lehua@lgbtqcenteroc.org to see about joining the coalition! Meetings are held on Discord on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month from 6pm-7:30pm. Meetings begin with a check in with one another followed by discussion and collaboration to create plans for future events. We also conduct meetings via Zoom (or in-person if permitted) with those in charge of community engagement, take part in outreach to table the idea of making [...]

Study with Pride (ages 13-18)

Study With Pride is a tutoring group for LGBTQQIA+ youth. Youth are invited to stop by for homework help and tutoring on topics, such as math, science, and writing. Everyone is welcomed to also hang out, socialize and take a break from school! We also offer a discord server for youth to hang out, post memes, and ask for help with school work, for more information contact the facilitator. 

Drop-In Space for LGBTQ Immigrants (ages 18+)

We want to welcome all LGBTQ+ immigrants to this Drop-in space where you can share your thoughts, feelings, resources, chisme, or anything else that you would like to share. This drop-in space will be held every Wednesday from 4:00pm-5:00pm PST via Zoom. If this time does not work for you, we can arrange another time. Queremos dar la bienvenida a todos los inmigrantes LGBTQ+ a esta 'Hora Abierta' donde pueden compartir sus pensamientos, sentimientos, recursos, chismes y cualquier otra cosa que guste compartir. Esta hora abierta va ser cada Miércoles de 4:00p.m -5:00p.m PST a través de Zoom. Si este horario no te funciona, podemos coordinar otro horario.