The LGBTQ Center’s social support groups are both social and discussion-based. New members are absolutely encouraged to attend and will be welcomed. All groups are welcome to gender non-conforming and non-binary individuals. All are welcome to participate in the Center's groups and their activities.
Groups meet at The LGBTQ Center: 1522 E Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46615.
Be sure to check our calendar to stay up to date with changes or cancellations.
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4th Wednesday of every month at the Center, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
This group is for bisexual, pansexual, and people with multiple gender attraction identities. This group is a way for people with multiple gender attraction identities to meet each other and share their stories and experiences among their peers. Participation includes discussions, activities, and the occasional outing.
2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at the Center, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Film Night on the 4th Friday of each month at 8:00 pm
This friendly group of men meets three times a month for fun and discussion. The facilitators value each member of the group and are incredibly welcoming. The group selects a new film each month and discusses afterwards.
The Men's Group sometimes meets at local restaurants. Please call or check the calendar for updates.
Michiana Transgender Alliance
3rd Wednesday of every month at the Center, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
For transgender individuals to gather, meet one another, exchange resources, and find new friends. Currently, the group is primarily transwomen and non-binary people, their friends, family and allies. This group is welcomes all transgender and gender non-conforming people.
Queer People of Color (QPOC) Group
2nd Wednesday of every month at the Center, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
This group is open to all Queer-identified people of color over the ages of 18.
1st and 3rd Saturday of every month at the Center, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
This group is for youth between ages 12-18. The group is facilitated by The LGBTQ Center staff and volunteers. Teens are able to meet peers of their age who identify as LGBTQ+ and take part in various discussions, activities and the occasional outing.
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Transmasculine League of Michiana
4th Saturday of every month at the Center, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
This group is a safe space for persons with gender identities that are masculine of center, including female to male and non-binary persons. This support group, through social activities and group meetings, unites masculine-identified people with each other and with their allies. They also hope to provide resources to better the lives of individuals and the community as a whole. Even numbered months are open to members of the support group, odd numbered months are open to family and friends as well.
1st Monday of every month at the Center, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
This is a smaller group of women that gather for both support and empowerment. It is good for both introverts and extroverts alike. It varies by meeting, but there is generally a topic that facilitates deep conversations and opportunities for self-reflection. Your level of participation and interaction will always be respected. The group hosts special events throughout the year.
Young Adult Group
2nd Thursday of every month at the Center, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
This group is for young adults between ages 18-30. The group is facilitated by The LGBTQ Center staff and volunteers. Young adults are able to meet peers of their age who identify as LGBTQ+ and take part in various discussions, activities, and the occasional outing.