January 2015

Jan 31 (Sat) - Drag Show (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB membership required, purchase from bartender. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Jan 31 (Sat) - LBT Women go to Gannon Pink Zone Game (Gannon Hammermill Center, 620 Peach St, Erie, PA) 1 PM. Women's basketball game. Free! Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE.

February 2015

Feb 1 (Sun) - PFLAG Butler meets (Covenant Presbyterian Church, 230 E Jefferson St, Butler PA, PA 16001) 5 PM - 8 PM. Ted Hoover of Persad Center will present a special program: A History of Pride. You may know that the Stonewall Riots sparked the birth of the modern LGBT movement ... but do you know who Barbara Gittings was? Did you know that the earliest "Gay Rights" group in America was founded in 1922 . and why it only lasted four months? "A History of Pride" explores the struggle for LGBT civil rights in the United States in the 20th century. You'll learn about Frank Kameny, the Comstock Laws, Jeanne Manford, the Mattachine Society and why a woman named Brenda is the reason America celebrates Gay Pride every June. Contact: Joshua Crawford. Phone: (724) 290-9674 . Venue Phone: (724) 287-7731. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.pflagbutler.com/.

Feb 1 (Sun) - Whispering Lake Grove Imbolc Ritual (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 5 PM. Doors open at 5:00 with ritual to start at 6:00pm, potluck to follow ritual. The Being of the Occasion is Brighid. Contact: Rev. Christopher Temple. Phone: (814) 720-1560. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.whisperinglakegrove.org. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Feb 4 (Wed) - Ani DiFranco w/Anais Mitchell (Babeville Buffalo, 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202) 7 PM. 7 PM doors open, 8 PM show. Ani DiFranco returns home to Babeville, live in Asbury Hall with special guest Anais Mitchell/ Tickets: $32.50 advance, $37 day of show. Phone: (716) 852-3835. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.babevillebuffalo.com/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=5506915&pl=babeville.

Feb 5 (Thu) - Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding 8 PM. 90-minute special on E!

Feb 6 - 15 (Fri - Sun) - Avenue Q (Academy Theatre, 275 Chestnut St, Meadville, PA 16335) Phone: (814) 337-8211. Browse to http://www.theacademytheatre.org
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Feb 6 (Fri) - Bear Bar Night (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) 11 PM. Join the Bears for a night of fun and friends! Contact: Gary Snyder. Phone: (814) 446-2327. Venue Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/1772249626333823/. Browse to venue web site http://www.thezonedanceclub.com/.

Feb 8 (Sun) - LBT Women meets (Brew Ha Ha at the Colony, 2612 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505) After the meeting we will go to the Winter fest at Frontier park. Event is free. Meets 2nd Sunday of the month at noon at Brew Ha Ha at the Colony, 2612 W 8th St, Erie PA. Also has other events. Sign up for email list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com/ Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 833-2739. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/brewhahaerie.

Feb 9 (Mon) - PFLAG Erie/Crawford County meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM. Support group for parents, friends and families of gay, lesbian and transgendered people. Meets 2nd Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 PM at Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie PA. Also meets 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 PM at Stone United Methodist Church, 956 S. Main St. Meadville, PA. Contact: Alex Sphon. Phone: (814) 367-3311. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/pages/PFLAG-Erie-Crawford-Counties/1. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Feb 10 (Tue) - Youngstown PFLAG meets (St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44503) 6:30 PM. If you're GLBT, a parent of someone who is, or an ally and you're looking for emotional support, we encourage you to attend Youngstown PFLAG's monthly support group. You will be surrounded by understanding peers from the valley who will be able to listen and help. Support groups are open to the public, and it starts at 6:30pm. Light refreshments will be available. Contact: Marguerite Felice. Venue Phone: (330) 743-3175. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.youngstownpflag.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Feb 11 (Wed) - J-Pride - LGBT Social Group meets (Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water Street Suite 7, Jamestown, NY 14701) 6 PM. Drive into the big parking lot at the Gateway Center and drive to back of the building to the smaller rear parking lot. You’ll see a bright light over door 14. Enter there. Contact: Steven Michael Cobb. Phone: (716) 661-9044. Venue Phone: (716) 661-9044. Browse to venue web site http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-C.

Feb 11 (Wed) - LBT Women go to Film at the Erie Art Museum (Erie Art Museum, 411 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1106) 6 PM. Doors open at 6 PM, Film at 7 PM. Admission is $5. "The Disappearance of Eleahor Rigby: Him and Her." 190 minutes. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 459-5477. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.erieartmuseum.org.

Feb 11 (Wed) - Bears Do Dinner (Twins Restaurant and Catering, 4353 West Ridge Road, Erie, PA 16506) 7 PM. Join the Bears for a casual dinner of food and fun! Dinner is on your own. Contact: Gary Snyder. Phone: (814) 446-2327. Venue Phone: (814) 835-8946. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/405412789623712. Browse to venue web site http://www.twinscaters.com/.

Feb 11 (Wed) - Theology on Tap (Erie Ale House, 1033 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 7 PM. Though most of us have some form of Christian theology, people of all faiths are welcome to join us to discuss whatever theological questions are on your minds as we relax around a table with beverages of choice in hand. We are not seeking to convert anyone or convince everyone to agree on the same "answer." We are simply providing the opportunity to question, wonder, explore and learn from each other’s experiences, beliefs and perspectives! Phone: (814) 724-9775. Venue Phone: (814) 454-4500. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/ErieAleHouse.

Feb 13 (Fri) - Red Hot Divas Show (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.thezonedanceclub.com/.

Feb 14 (Sat) - Red Hot Valentines Day Party (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) Bring your friends, your partner, or just yourself and have a night of fun as Cupid heats up the night on the dance floor ! Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.thezonedanceclub.com/.

Feb 14 (Sat) - LBT Women go to Mercyhurst Women's Hockey (Mercyhurst University Ice Rink, 501 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16546) 2 PM. Meet at 1:30 PM inside doors at ice rink. Admissions is $5. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 824-2000. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.mercyhurst.edu.

Feb 14 (Sat) - Veronyca's Showgirls A - Valentine's Extraordinaire Show (Speed Trap Restaurant, 543 Spittler Lane, Limestone, NY) 10 PM. $6 Cover. Venue Phone: (716) 771-2711. Browse to venue web site http://www.speedtraprestaurant.com.

Feb 15 (Sun) - ABBA the Concert Tribute (Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222) THE CONCERT – ABBA THE CONCERT a Tribute to ABBA, featuring The Visitors, was formed in 1996 and quickly became known for its fantastic ABBA-sound and the stunning live “ABBA-esque” performance. The audience and press all agreed – “this is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.” “THE CONCERT – ABBA THE CONCERT a Tribute to ABBA”, will bring one of the GREATEST pop phenomenons in the history of music back to life. In total, the group has performed in more than 20 countries around the world and has done more than 1,000 shows. During these tours the show has always consisted of two ORIGINAL MEMBERS of the original ABBA rhythm section. THE CONCERT – ABBA THE CONCERT a Tribute to ABBA”, continues to be the TOP Abba tribute group in the world while dazzling all who see with their fantastic performance while playing the most ICONIC hits from ABBA, including “Mamma Mia,” “S.O.S,” “Money, Money, Money,” “The Winner Takes All,” “Waterloo,” “Gimme, Gimme, Gimme,”and “Dancing Queen.” Browse to venue web site http://www.trustarts.org/visit/facilities/byham.

Feb 15 (Sun) - Deadline for Erie Gay News March 2015 print edition (Erie Gay News, 1115 W 7th St, Erie, PA 16502-1105) Please have all articles, ads, and submissions in by this date. This issue will be released the evening of February 24. For a complete list of upcoming deadlines and release dates, check the print edition schedule at www.eriegaynews.com/printedition/deadlineschedule.php Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com.

Feb 15 (Sun) - Deadline for Wedding Officiants survey (Erie Gay News, 1115 W 7th St, Erie, PA 16502-1105) Authorized wedding officiants in the regionwho perform services for same-sex couples, we want to list you! Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com.

Feb 15 (Sun) - FACE Drag Show (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) 11 PM. Don't miss a fun-filled night of great entertainment with all of your favorite drag queens, new drag queens and special guests the third Sunday of the month at 11 PM. Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.thezonedanceclub.com/.

Feb 17 (Tue) - Spirituality and Sexuality Discussion Group meets (Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2540) 7 PM. Every third Tuesday of the month, the Rev. Dr. Rich McCarty facilitates a discussion group on spirituality and sexuality at Community United Church (an open and affirming congregation). This group provides LGBTQA people the confidential opportunity to share questions, stories, and experiences about what it means to be both a sexual and spiritual person. Contact: Rich McCarty. Phone: 1-866-229-1974 (toll free). Venue Phone: (814) 864-4429. Email: [email protected]. Browse to venue web site http://communityunitedchurchoferiepa.weebly.com/.

Feb 18 (Wed) - LBT Women go to Film at Erie Art Museum (Erie Art Museum, 411 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1106) 6 PM. Doors open at 6 PM, Film at 7 PM. Admission is $5. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 459-5477. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.erieartmuseum.org.

Feb 19 - 21 (Thu - Sat) - 'Desire, Desire', Desire' and 'For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls' (PACA, 1505 State St, Erie, PA 16501) Two one-act Tennesee Williams parodies by Christopher Durang, as part of Gannon's Annual Fringe Festival at PACA. Browse to http://www.paca1505.com.

Feb 20 - Mar 14 (Fri - Sat) - Terrance McNally's Mothers and Sons (Buffalo United Artists, 672 Main St, Buffalo, NY) Phone: (716) 886-9239. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.buffalobua.org.

Feb 20 (Fri) - RuPaul's Drag Race Condragulations Tour (Connor Palace Theater, 1615 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115) 9 PM. Hosted by Michelle Visage, with guests Alaska 5000, Ben DeLaCreme, Courtney Act, Ivy Winters, Jinkx Monsoon, Raja and Sharon Needles, special guest Cary Nokey Browse to http://www.rupaulbots.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.playhousesquare.org/venues/detail/palace-theatre.

Feb 24 (Tue) - RuPaul's Drag Race: Battle of the Seasons (Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222) Hosted by Michelle Visage and features live performances by popular drag queens from the reality TV show -- Alaska 5000, BenDeLaCreme, Courtney Act, Ivy Winters, Jinkx Monsoon, Raja, Sharon Needles plus special guest Cary NoKey. Expect comedy, circus tricks, lip syncs, musical numbers, parodies and more! Contains adult content and is recommended for mature audiences. Line up subject to change. Browse to http://www.rupaulbots.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.trustarts.org/visit/facilities/byham.

Feb 24 (Tue) - Butler LGBTQ Interfaith Network meets (Covenant Presbyterian Church, 230 E Jefferson St, Butler PA, PA 16001) 1 PM. Affirming the spirituality of all LGBTQ people, their friends and allies. Venue Phone: (724) 287-7731. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/ButlerLgbtqInterfaithNetwork.

Feb 24 (Tue) - Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Griffin Room at Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel, 55 West Bay Drive, Erie, PA 16507) 7 PM. Help us get out the print edition of Erie Gay News. We'll be folding and distributing the copies. All ages welcome! It is also a great way to hang out and chat with folks! You can also sign up for the Erie GLBT News and Events list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Venue Phone: (814) 454-2005. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.sheratoneriebayfront.com/.

Feb 24 (Tue) - PFLAG Meeting in Meadville (Stone United Methodist Church, 956 S Main St, Meadville, PA 16335) 7 PM. The meeting is co-sponsored by Stone United Methodist Church and Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville. For more info, call (814) 724-6736 or email [email protected] (Stone UMC) or (814) 724-4023 (UU Meadville.) Contact: Sarah Roncolata. Phone: (814) 724-6736. Venue Phone: (814) 724-6736. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/pages/PFLAG-Erie-Crawford-Counties/1. Browse to venue web site http://www.stoneumc.org/.

Feb 25 (Wed) - J-Pride - LGBT Social Group meets (Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water Street Suite 7, Jamestown, NY 14701) 6 PM. Drive into the big parking lot at the Gateway Center and drive to back of the building to the smaller rear parking lot. You’ll see a bright light over door 14. Enter there. Contact: Steven Michael Cobb. Phone: (716) 661-9044. Venue Phone: (716) 661-9044. Browse to venue web site http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-C.

Feb 25 (Wed) - LBT Women go to Film at Erie Art Museum (Erie Art Museum, 411 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1106) 6 PM. Doors open at 6 PM, Film at 7 PM. Admission is $5. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 459-5477. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.erieartmuseum.org.

Feb 28 (Sat) - TransFamily of Erie Support Group meets (Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 1101 Peach St, Erie, PA 16501) 2 PM - 5 PM. Transfamily of Erie is a support group dedicated to providing safe, supportive space for transgender, gender non-conforming, gender-questioning, and intersex people and their loved ones in Erie County and the surrounding region. Whether you are a trans man, trans woman, non-binary or genderqueer individual, crossdresser or someone just looking for a little information, Transfamily hopes to provide a judgment-free environment where you can openly express yourself in whatever way feels right to you. Transfamily also welcomes people of all races, ages, religions, and sexualities. (We recognize that many people may not be comfortable with their status as a trans* individual being made public and exercise the greatest discretion toward the privacy of our attendants.) Refreshments are provided. Attendants are encouraged to bring something to share with the group, but this is not required. Transfamily meetings are held from 2-5pm on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Mental Health Association of Northwest PA building (1101 Peach St. Erie, PA, 16501). Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Venue Phone: (814) 452-4462 ext 1. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfErie. Browse to venue web site http://www.mhanp.org/.

Feb 28 (Sat) - Erie Sisters meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM. Erie Sisters is a local transgender support group that provides support and encouragement for both MTF and FTM transgender individuals. The group meets for discussion the fourth Saturday of each month at 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church; 7180 Perry Highway, Erie PA, followed by dinner at a local restaurant and dancing at The Zone Dance Club. Phone: (440) 265-8191. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

March 2015

Mar 1 (Sun) - PFLAG Butler meets (Covenant Presbyterian Church, 230 E Jefferson St, Butler PA, PA 16001) 5 PM - 8 PM. Contact: Joshua Crawford. Phone: (724) 290-9674 . Venue Phone: (724) 287-7731. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.pflagbutler.com/.

Mar 8 (Sun) - LBT Women meets (Brew Ha Ha at the Colony, 2612 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505) Meets 2nd Sunday of the month at noon at Brew Ha Ha at the Colony, 2612 W 8th St, Erie PA. Also has other events. Sign up for email list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com/ Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 833-2739. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/brewhahaerie.

Mar 9 (Mon) - PFLAG Erie/Crawford County meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM. Support group for parents, friends and families of gay, lesbian and transgendered people. Meets 2nd Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 PM at Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie PA. Also meets 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 PM at Stone United Methodist Church, 956 S. Main St. Meadville, PA. Contact: Alex Sphon. Phone: (814) 367-3311. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/pages/PFLAG-Erie-Crawford-Counties/1. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Mar 10 (Tue) - Youngstown PFLAG meets (St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44503) 6:30 PM. If you're GLBT, a parent of someone who is, or an ally and you're looking for emotional support, we encourage you to attend Youngstown PFLAG's monthly support group. You will be surrounded by understanding peers from the valley who will be able to listen and help. Support groups are open to the public, and it starts at 6:30pm. Light refreshments will be available. Contact: Marguerite Felice. Venue Phone: (330) 743-3175. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.youngstownpflag.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Mar 11 (Wed) - J-Pride - LGBT Social Group meets (Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water Street Suite 7, Jamestown, NY 14701) 6 PM. Drive into the big parking lot at the Gateway Center and drive to back of the building to the smaller rear parking lot. You’ll see a bright light over door 14. Enter there. Contact: Steven Michael Cobb. Phone: (716) 661-9044. Venue Phone: (716) 661-9044. Browse to venue web site http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-C.

Mar 14 (Sat) - Veronyca's Showgirls: Drag Gone Wild - Veronyca Edition (Speed Trap Restaurant, 543 Spittler Lane, Limestone, NY) 10 PM. $6 cover. Venue Phone: (716) 771-2711. Browse to venue web site http://www.speedtraprestaurant.com.

Mar 15 (Sun) - Deadline for Erie Gay News April 2015 print edition (Erie Gay News, 1115 W 7th St, Erie, PA 16502-1105) Please have all articles, ads, and submissions in by this date. This issue will be released the evening of March 24. For a complete list of upcoming deadlines and release dates, check the print edition schedule at www.eriegaynews.com/printedition/deadlineschedule.php Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com.

Mar 15 (Sun) - FACE Drag Show (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) 11 PM. Don't miss a fun-filled night of great entertainment with all of your favorite drag queens, new drag queens and special guests the third Sunday of the month at 11 PM. Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.thezonedanceclub.com/.

Mar 17 (Tue) - Spirituality and Sexuality Discussion Group meets (Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2540) 7 PM. Every third Tuesday of the month, the Rev. Dr. Rich McCarty facilitates a discussion group on spirituality and sexuality at Community United Church (an open and affirming congregation). This group provides LGBTQA people the confidential opportunity to share questions, stories, and experiences about what it means to be both a sexual and spiritual person. Contact: Rich McCarty. Phone: 1-866-229-1974 (toll free). Venue Phone: (814) 864-4429. Email: [email protected]. Browse to venue web site http://communityunitedchurchoferiepa.weebly.com/.

Mar 22 (Sun) - Whispering Lake Grove Sprint Equinox (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 5 PM. Doors open at 5:00 with ritual to start at 6:00pm, potluck to follow ritual.  The Being of the Occasion is Brighid. Contact: Rev. Christopher Temple. Phone: (814) 720-1560. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.whisperinglakegrove.org. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Mar 24 (Tue) - Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Griffin Room at Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel, 55 West Bay Drive, Erie, PA 16507) 7 PM. Help us get out the print edition of Erie Gay News. We'll be folding and distributing the copies. All ages welcome! It is also a great way to hang out and chat with folks! You can also sign up for the Erie GLBT News and Events list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Venue Phone: (814) 454-2005. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.sheratoneriebayfront.com/.

Mar 24 (Tue) - PFLAG Meeting in Meadville (Stone United Methodist Church, 956 S Main St, Meadville, PA 16335) 7 PM. The meeting is co-sponsored by Stone United Methodist Church and Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville. For more info, call (814) 724-6736 or email [email protected] (Stone UMC) or (814) 724-4023 (UU Meadville.) Contact: Sarah Roncolata. Phone: (814) 724-6736. Venue Phone: (814) 724-6736. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/pages/PFLAG-Erie-Crawford-Counties/1. Browse to venue web site http://www.stoneumc.org/.

Mar 25 (Wed) - J-Pride - LGBT Social Group meets (Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water Street Suite 7, Jamestown, NY 14701) 6 PM. Drive into the big parking lot at the Gateway Center and drive to back of the building to the smaller rear parking lot. You’ll see a bright light over door 14. Enter there. Contact: Steven Michael Cobb. Phone: (716) 661-9044. Venue Phone: (716) 661-9044. Browse to venue web site http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-C.

Mar 28 (Sat) - TransFamily of Erie Support Group meets (Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 1101 Peach St, Erie, PA 16501) 2 PM - 5 PM. Transfamily of Erie is a support group dedicated to providing safe, supportive space for transgender, gender non-conforming, gender-questioning, and intersex people and their loved ones in Erie County and the surrounding region. Whether you are a trans man, trans woman, non-binary or genderqueer individual, crossdresser or someone just looking for a little information, Transfamily hopes to provide a judgment-free environment where you can openly express yourself in whatever way feels right to you. Transfamily also welcomes people of all races, ages, religions, and sexualities. (We recognize that many people may not be comfortable with their status as a trans* individual being made public and exercise the greatest discretion toward the privacy of our attendants.) Refreshments are provided. Attendants are encouraged to bring something to share with the group, but this is not required. Transfamily meetings are held from 2-5pm on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Mental Health Association of Northwest PA building (1101 Peach St. Erie, PA, 16501). Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Venue Phone: (814) 452-4462 ext 1. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfErie. Browse to venue web site http://www.mhanp.org/.

Mar 28 (Sat) - Erie Sisters meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM. Erie Sisters is a local transgender support group that provides support and encouragement for both MTF and FTM transgender individuals. The group meets for discussion the fourth Saturday of each month at 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church; 7180 Perry Highway, Erie PA, followed by dinner at a local restaurant and dancing at The Zone Dance Club. Phone: (440) 265-8191. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Mar 31 (Tue) - Butler LGBTQ Interfaith Network meets (Covenant Presbyterian Church, 230 E Jefferson St, Butler PA, PA 16001) 1 PM. Affirming the spirituality of all LGBTQ people, their friends and allies. Venue Phone: (724) 287-7731. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/ButlerLgbtqInterfaithNetwork.


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