October 2017

Oct 1 - 31 (Sun - Tue) - LGBT History Month First celebrated in 1994 in October. It was declared a national History month by President Barack Obama in 2009. The month was created with the intent to encourage openness and education about LGBT history and rights.

Oct 6 - 29 (Fri - Sun) - Rocky Horror 2017: the Last Floor Show (PACA, 1505 State St, Erie, PA 16501) Performances Fridays at 8 PM and Saturdays at 8 PM and midnight, with an extra performance on Sunday, October 29 at 8 PM. Eemember that our doors typically open a minimum of 30 minutes prior to showtime. Get here early and find your seats! Have a drink! As always, PACA is BYOB for those 21+ w/ Valid ID. Please be sure to bring proof of your purchase to the ticket booth. Audience participation popcorn bags available for purchase at the door. No outside props, please. Browse to http://www.paca1505.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://paca1505.com/portfolio/rocky-horror-2017-last-floor-show/.

Oct 13 - Nov 4 (Fri - Sat) - Play: "Straight" (Buffalo United Artists, One Curtain Up Alley, Buffalo, NY) 8 PM. Straight is a provocative new play that deals with fidelity, sexuality, and identity in "post-Equality" America. Funny, sad, sexy, and surprising, this three-character play takes a hard look at the moral complex of a generation that prides itself on the pretense of acceptance. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM. Tickets are $25.00 general admission, $23.00 for seniors, $20.00 for members, $15.00 for students. Phone: (716) 886-9239. Email: buffalobua@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.buffalobua.org.

Oct 20 - 21 (Fri - Sat) - 6th Annual Trans Wellness Conference (Evergreen Commons, 262 Georgia St, Buffalo, NY) This year's lineup of speakers includes Dr. Kathryn Rohr, Morgan Morningstar, Kat Blaque, Ari Moore, Harrison Browne, Jameson Hampton and Noah Lewis. The conference also includes informational booths, social activities, live performances and more. Phone: (716) 852-7743. Email: damian@pridecenterwny.org. Browse to http://www.pridecenterwny.org/.

Oct 20 (Fri) - Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus: "Fallin' In Love" (Kenmore Presbyterian Church, 2771 Delaware Ave, Kenmore, NY 14217) "A portion of concert proceeds to benefit Kenmore Presbyterian's community-based projects." Venue Phone: (716) 875-7600. Email: info@buffalogaymenschorus.org. Browse to http://buffalogaymenschorus.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.kenpres.org/.

Oct 20 (Fri) - Zone Halloween Diva Show (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.

Oct 21 (Sat) - Boxers Night (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB membership required, purchase from bartender. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Oct 21 (Sat) - Closing Weekend for Seasonals (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Closing Dinner for Seasonals on Saturday. Closes for season on Sunday, October 22 at 8 PM. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@campdavispa.com. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

Oct 22 (Sun) - 9th Annual Diversity Worship Service (Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2540) 11 AM. Contact: Rev. Dr. Rich McCarty. Phone: (814) 864-4429. Email: communityunitedchurch@yahoo.com. Browse to http://communityunited.church/.

Oct 24 (Tue) - Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 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) 455-4009. Email: info@eriegaynews.com. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/542953952760755.

Oct 24 (Tue) - "At Home with Amy Sedaris" (TruTV) 10:30 PM.

Oct 26 (Thu) - Intersex Awareness Day Browse to http://intersexday.org/en/.

Oct 26 - Nov 19 (Thu - Sun) - Mamma Mia (Erie Playhouse, 13 West 10th Street, Erie, PA 16501) Please note that dates changed from what was originally scheduled! On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. Phone: (814)454-2852. Email: info@erieplayhouse.org. Browse to http://www.erieplayhouse.org/.

Oct 27 (Fri) - "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (Reg Lenna Center For The Arts, 116 East Third St, Jamestown, NY 14701) "This is an audience participation showing of the 1975 classic." Phone: (716) 484-7070. Email: info@reglenna.com. Browse to http://reglenna.com/.

Oct 28 (Sat) - Our Annual Halloween Party and Drag Show. (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB membership required, purchase from bartender. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Oct 28 (Sat) - TransFamily of NWPA (Erie) Transgender Support Group meets (Crime Victim Center of Erie County, 125 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) 2 PM - 5 PM. We provide a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or who are questioning, to share their experiences and to obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. We welcome anyone who identifies as gender-variant, their family, friends, and allies of the community. We also support the community through advocacy efforts and education to the larger cisgender community, and we attend to charges of discrimination experienced by transgender people in Erie County. Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Venue Phone: (814) 455-9414. Email: Caitlynxpress@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.cvcerie.org.

Oct 28 (Sat) - TransFamily of Titusville Transgender Support Group meets (YWCA Activities Building, 212 N. Franklin St, Titusville, PA 16354) 3 PM - 6 PM. We provide a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or who are questioning, to share their experiences and to obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. We welcome anyone who identifies as gender-variant, their family, friends, and allies of the community. We also support the community through advocacy efforts and education to the larger cisgender community. Contact: Matthew Miller. Phone: (814) 758-8885. Email: mjmiller814758@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.titusvilleymca.org/.

Oct 28 (Sat) - Erie Sisters & Brothers Transgender Support Group meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM. Erie Sisters & Brothers Transgender Support Group 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: shub1@suite224.net. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Oct 28 (Sat) - Zone Halloween Party - Grimm's Fairy Tales (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) 8 PM - 2 AM. Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.

Oct 29 (Sun) - Whispering Lake Grove Samhain Celebration (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 5 PM. The doors will be open at 5:00pm. There will be a pre-briefing at 5:30 with the rite to follow. As always, there will be a potluck dinner following the ritual and we invite the folk to bring a dish to share. There is no admission but all donations will be applied to our current benefit, Orphan Angel Cat Sanctuary and Adoption Center. To further our efforts to benefit this fine organization, we will be featuring an auction of items from the local artisans and vendors, so bring your funds!! We will be honoring our Ancestors both of blood and of spirit, as well as appeasing the restless dead. Contact: Rev. Christopher Temple. Phone: (814) 720-1560. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: grollwynn72@hotmail.com. Browse to http://www.wlg-adf.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Oct 31 (Tue) - Identity/EUP HalloQueen Ball (Franklin G Pogue Student Center, 405 Scotland Road, Edinboro, PA 16444) 8:30 PM - 11 PM. Contact: Dan Burdick. Phone: (814) 732-2813. Venue Phone: (814) 732-2842. Browse to http://www.edinboro.edu/departments/glbta/. Browse to venue web site http://www.edinboro.edu/departments/student_affairs/student_.

November 2017

Nov 2 (Thu) - Free HIV & STD Young Adult Testing Day (Erie County Department of Health (ECDH), 606 W 2nd St, Erie, PA 16507) 2 PM - 5:30 PM. Take Pride, Take Responsibility, Get Tested Today! Join Us for Free HIV & STD Young Adult (15-24 years old) Testing Day! Free Food While You Wait! All Participants Receive a $10 Country Fair Gift Card! If you need a ride, we have EMTA bus tokens for participants. Contact: Laura Beckes. Phone: (814) 451-6786. Venue Phone: (814) 451-6711. Email: lbeckes@eriecountypa.gov. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/eriecountyhivtaskforce/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/166257237291478. Browse to venue web site http://www.ecdh.org.

Nov 2 (Thu) - Trigon Annual Drag Show: "Dungeons and Drag Queens" (Penn State Behrend - McGarvey Commons of Redd Union Bldg, 5103 Station Rd, Erie, PA 16563) 7 PM. Doors open at 6 PM, show starts at 7 PM. This year's theme for the drag show is Fantasy. Performers are are Lola Lecroix, Sasha Nolan, Anna Steezia, Blade Matthews, and Danyel Vasquez. Phone: (814) 898-7162. Browse to https://orgsync.com/22531/chapter. Browse to venue web site http://psbehrend.psu.edu/.

Nov 4 (Sat) - Indoor Games (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB membership required, purchase from bartender. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Nov 5 (Sun) - 25th Anniversary Miss Tri-State All-Star Celebration (Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222) 7:30 PM. "End of an Era in Pittsburgh pageantry"! This will be the last show of Miss Tri-State All-Star Pageantry. Thanks to Pittsburgh and surrounding area for the LOVE & SUPPORT over the past 25 years. Let’s make this last show "The BEST!" Cash Bar & Food Menu . Contact: Kierra Darshell. Phone: 15235. Email: info@kierradarshell.com. Browse to http://www.kierradarshell.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.trustarts.org/visit/facilities/cabaret/.

Nov 7 (Tue) - "An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin" (Mercyhurst University, 501 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16546) Single tickets go on sale August 14. Phone: (814) 824-2000. Browse to http://miac.mercyhurst.edu.

Nov 7 (Tue) - General Election 7 AM - 8 PM. Please remember to vote! To see where candidates stand on LGBT issues, read the EGN Voters Guide at https://www.eriegaynews.com/news/article.php?recordid=201711votersguide

Nov 8 (Wed) - Intersex Day of Remembrance (Intersex Solidarity Day) Marks the birthday of Herculine Barbin. Browse to http://intersexday.org/en/.

Nov 9 (Thu) - PFLAG Butler meets (Butler Area Public Library, 218 N McKean St, Butler, PA 16001) 5 PM - 7 PM. Phone: (724) 290-9674 . Venue Phone: (724) 287-1715. Email: president@pflagbutler.com. Browse to http://www.pflagbutler.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.butlerlibrary.info/.

Nov 11 (Sat) - TransFamily of Meadville Transgender Support Group meets (Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program (CHAPS), 944 Liberty Street, Meadville, PA 16335) 2 PM - 5 PM. We provide a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or who are questioning, to share their experiences and to obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. We welcome anyone who identifies as gender-variant, their family, friends, and allies of the community. We also support the community through advocacy efforts and education to the larger cisgender community. Contact: Linda Thomas. Phone: (814) 232-1778. Venue Phone: (814) 333-2924. Email: imhzwoman4586@msn.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.chapsinc.org/.

Nov 12 (Sun) - Aging With Pride meets (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 4 PM - 6 PM. A safe, comfortable space for LGBT individuals age 55 or older to come together for support, friendship, discussion and social opportunities. Contact: Dale Allgeier, LCSW. Phone: (814) 455-4009. Venue Phone: (814) 455-4009. Email: daleallgeier@outlook.com. Browse to http://www.lakeeriecounseling.com/.

Nov 12 (Sun) - Full Spectrum Transgender Support Group meets (St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44503) 6 PM - 8 PM. Open to those who are transgender/intersex/nonbinary and loved ones in our area. Come and get support, share your story and make new friends in a confidential, safe space! Light refreshments served. Free, open to the public, and Confidential. Phone: (330) 892-8318. Venue Phone: (330) 743-3175. Email: bccfscoc@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.unitycommunityfoundation.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Nov 13 (Mon) - Deadline for Erie Gay News December 2017 print edition (#266) (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 Tuesday, November 21. 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: info@eriegaynews.com. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com.

Nov 13 (Mon) - TransFamily of Warren Transgender Support Group meets (Jefferson DeFrees Family Center - Hawke Room, 207 2nd Ave, Warren, PA 16365) 6 PM - 8 PM. We provide a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or who are questioning, to share their experiences and to obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. We welcome anyone who identifies as gender-variant, their family, friends, and allies of the community. We also support the community through advocacy efforts and education to the larger cisgender community. Contact: Monica Morgan. Phone: (814) 730-0021. Venue Phone: (814) 723-6350. Email: yankees.jeter@yahoo.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.jdfamilycenter.org/.

Nov 14 (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: youngstownareapflag@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.youngstownpflag.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Nov 14 (Tue) - Crawford Area LGBT+ TDay Dinner (Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville, 346 Chestnut St, Meadville, PA 16335) 7 PM. Potluck. Be sure to invite friends to come as well. Takes the place of regular monthly meeting. Contact: Randy Herbert-Weed. Phone: (814) 724-6736. Venue Phone: (814) 724-4023. Email: crawfordarealgbt@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/groups/PFLAGMeadville/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uumeadville.org.

Nov 15 - 19 (Wed - Sun) - Lake Erie Gala (Bel-Aire Hotel and Conference Center, 2800 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505) Sponsored by Erie Sisters & Brothers Transgender Support Group. Phone: (440) 265-8191. Venue Phone: (814) 833-1116. Email: shub1@suite224.net. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.belaireclarion.com/.

Nov 15 (Wed) - Bears Do Dinner #53 (John's Wildwood Pizza at Erie Brewing, 6008 Knowledge Parkway, Erie, PA 16510) 6:30 PM. Join the Bears for a casual dinner of food and conversation! Dinner is on your own. Contact: Gary Snyder. Phone: (814) 446-2327. Venue Phone: (814) 314-2799. Email: info@drenchedfur.com. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.johnswildwoodpizza.com.

Nov 16 (Thu) - National Theatre Live - Stephen Sondheim's Follies (1891 Fredonia Opera House, 9-11 Church Street, Fredonia, NY 14063) 7 PM. Phone: (716) 679-1891. Email: rickdavis@fredopera.org. Browse to http://www.fredopera.org/.

Nov 16 (Thu) - Broadway in Erie: "Kinky Boots" (Warner Theatre, 811 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 7:30 PM. Phone: (814) 452-4857. Browse to http://www.erieevents.com/about/warner_theatre.htm.

Nov 17 (Fri) - International Stand Up to Bullying Day International STAND UP to Bullying Day is a special semi-annual event in which participants sign and wear a pink “pledge shirt” to take a visible, public stance against bullying. The event takes place in schools, workplaces, and organizations in 25 countries around the globe on the third Friday of November to coincide with Anti-bullying week, and then again on the last Friday of February.

Nov 19 (Sun) - Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil (Erie County Courthouse, 140 W 6th St, Erie, PA 16501) 1 PM. Local observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil. Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Venue Phone: (814) 451-6000. Email: Caitlynxpress@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site https://www.eriecountypa.gov/.

Nov 19 (Sun) - Michelle Michaels presents 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. Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.

Nov 20 (Mon) - Transgender Day of Remembrance The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. Browse to http://tdor.info/.

Nov 21 (Tue) - Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 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) 455-4009. Email: info@eriegaynews.com. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/444010569291548.

Nov 25 (Sat) - TransFamily of NWPA (Erie) Transgender Support Group meets (Crime Victim Center of Erie County, 125 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) 2 PM - 5 PM. We provide a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or who are questioning, to share their experiences and to obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. We welcome anyone who identifies as gender-variant, their family, friends, and allies of the community. We also support the community through advocacy efforts and education to the larger cisgender community, and we attend to charges of discrimination experienced by transgender people in Erie County. Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Venue Phone: (814) 455-9414. Email: Caitlynxpress@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.cvcerie.org.

Nov 25 (Sat) - TransFamily of Titusville Transgender Support Group meets (YWCA Activities Building, 212 N. Franklin St, Titusville, PA 16354) 3 PM - 6 PM. We provide a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or who are questioning, to share their experiences and to obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. We welcome anyone who identifies as gender-variant, their family, friends, and allies of the community. We also support the community through advocacy efforts and education to the larger cisgender community. Contact: Matthew Miller. Phone: (814) 758-8885. Email: mjmiller814758@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.titusvilleymca.org/.

Nov 25 (Sat) - Erie Sisters & Brothers Transgender Support Group meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM. Erie Sisters & Brothers Transgender Support Group 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: shub1@suite224.net. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

December 2017

Dec 1 (Fri) - World AIDS Day World AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day, held for the first time in 1988. Browse to http://www.worldaidsday.org/.

Dec 8 (Fri) - Pansexual/Panromantic Pride Day

Dec 9 (Sat) - TransFamily of Meadville Transgender Support Group meets (Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program (CHAPS), 944 Liberty Street, Meadville, PA 16335) 2 PM - 5 PM. We provide a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or who are questioning, to share their experiences and to obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. We welcome anyone who identifies as gender-variant, their family, friends, and allies of the community. We also support the community through advocacy efforts and education to the larger cisgender community. Contact: Linda Thomas. Phone: (814) 232-1778. Venue Phone: (814) 333-2924. Email: imhzwoman4586@msn.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.chapsinc.org/.

Dec 10 (Sun) - Human Rights Day Commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day. Browse to http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/.

Dec 10 (Sun) - Aging With Pride meets (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 4 PM - 6 PM. A safe, comfortable space for LGBT individuals age 55 or older to come together for support, friendship, discussion and social opportunities. Contact: Dale Allgeier, LCSW. Phone: (814) 455-4009. Venue Phone: (814) 455-4009. Email: daleallgeier@outlook.com. Browse to http://www.lakeeriecounseling.com/.

Dec 10 (Sun) - Full Spectrum Transgender Support Group meets (St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44503) 6 PM - 8 PM. Open to those who are transgender/intersex/nonbinary and loved ones in our area. Come and get support, share your story and make new friends in a confidential, safe space! Light refreshments served. Free, open to the public, and Confidential. Phone: (330) 892-8318. Venue Phone: (330) 743-3175. Email: bccfscoc@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.unitycommunityfoundation.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Dec 11 (Mon) - Deadline for Erie Gay News January 2018 print edition (#267) (Erie Gay News, 1115 W 7th St, Erie, PA 16502-1105) NOTE: Earlier than usual because of the holidays! Please have all articles, ads, and submissions in by this date. This issue will be released the evening of Tuesday, December 19. 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: info@eriegaynews.com. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com.

Dec 11 (Mon) - TransFamily of Warren Transgender Support Group meets (Jefferson DeFrees Family Center - Hawke Room, 207 2nd Ave, Warren, PA 16365) 6 PM - 8 PM. We provide a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or who are questioning, to share their experiences and to obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. We welcome anyone who identifies as gender-variant, their family, friends, and allies of the community. We also support the community through advocacy efforts and education to the larger cisgender community. Contact: Monica Morgan. Phone: (814) 730-0021. Venue Phone: (814) 723-6350. Email: yankees.jeter@yahoo.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.jdfamilycenter.org/.

Dec 12 (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: youngstownareapflag@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.youngstownpflag.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Dec 14 (Thu) - PFLAG Butler meets (Butler Area Public Library, 218 N McKean St, Butler, PA 16001) 5 PM - 7 PM. Phone: (724) 290-9674 . Venue Phone: (724) 287-1715. Email: president@pflagbutler.com. Browse to http://www.pflagbutler.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.butlerlibrary.info/.

Dec 17 (Sun) - Michelle Michaels presents 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. Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.

Dec 19 (Tue) - Crawford Area LGBT+ meets (Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville, 346 Chestnut St, Meadville, PA 16335) 7 PM. Contact: Randy Herbert-Weed. Phone: (814) 724-6736. Venue Phone: (814) 724-4023. Email: crawfordarealgbt@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/groups/PFLAGMeadville/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uumeadville.org.

Dec 19 (Tue) - Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 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) 455-4009. Email: info@eriegaynews.com. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/1305826616181503.

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