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Lesbian Late Bloomers Club & other LGBT Community Groups

Organization: Community
Facility Type: Info/Hotline
Status: Open

Address:
, CT 00000

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Website: http://www.ctgay.org/tcc-groups.htm







This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

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Groups

* Adult Survivors of Abuse of Fairfield County
Every Monday, 7:00-8:00 PM
Support group for emotional and spiritual recovery from all forms of abuse: emotional, physical, and sexual. rwicke28 (at) aol.com

* Al-Anon
Every Thursday, 7:30-8:30 PM
Open to all with a focus on GLBTQ. Non professional support for families affected by alcohol and addiction.

* Alcoholics Anonymous
Every Sunday, 9 AM
Alcoholics Anonymous, meets every Sunday at the Center from 9-10 AM. The group has been meeting for several years and is always well attended. The format for this meeting is topic discussion. For more information visit http://www.ct-aa.org

* Conscious Conversations
Second Saturday of the Month, 11:30 AM
A discussion group for those wanting to bring greater awareness and consciousness into their lives, relationships and communications. Conversations will be lively, thought provoking and interesting. The discussion will be around 75 minutes - and for those that want to, the conversation will continue over lunch. bjkettle (at) yahoo (dot) com

* Fairfield County Transmasculine Society
First Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM
The purpose of FCTS is to provide a confidential and non-judgmental meeting place for those of us who were born female (or assigned female at birth) and feel that this is an inaccurate and/or incomplete gender identity.. If you identify as any of the following: transmen, FtMs, genderqueer, butch, gender neutral, third-gendered, intersex, gender questioning or gender variant, etc. we hope you'll join us. **This social/support group is meant to me active online in addition to monthly meetings so please join the "members only" google group - http://groups.google.com/group/FCTransmasculineSociety TCCenterjess (at) gmail (dot) com

* The Lesbian Literature Group
Third Wednesday of the month, 7:00 PM
Each month the Literature Group discusses a previously chosen novel, most either written by Lesbians or have a Lesbian-themed content. The books range from fiction, biographies to mysteries and romance. The group is also known for it's discussions outside just the novels. This is a fun and outgoing group (as any of its regulars would attest to)! All are welcome, even if you have not finished or even read the book. We hope you will join us!! Contact: daw112268 (at) yahoo (dot) com

* Lesbian Latebloomers
Third Wednesday of the month, 7:30 PM
A support group for women who have become aware of their same sex attraction later in life, who are in transition regarding their sexual orientation, or who are questioning their sexual orientation later in life. We will support each other through this challenging, complex and exhilarating time in an open discussion format. Your privacy is paramount and attendance is completely confidential. Please contact Grace at lovelaughing58 (at) yahoo (dot) com for information.

* LGBT Teen Book Club
Select Fridays, 7-8:30PM (check google calendar for exact dates and books)
Are you a teen who wants to read and discuss LGBT theme literature but can't find good books? Join our LGBT book group! Dessert and refreshments will be provided. Bring friends! Contact Ashley at ashmcguffie (at) yahoo (dot) com for more info & don't forget to join our fb group Yeah, I Love Outspoken for more teen events!

* Monthly Volunteer Orientation
Third Thursday of the month, 7 PM
Join the growing force of TCC volunteers! These monthly get-togethers are a chance to meet and greet others who, like you, are committed to creating a dynamic place for the LGBTQ community, and learn more about the Center, its mission and how you can contribute to its growth and success. If you are not signed up as a TCC volunteer, please register at this link: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dDZSRF9mOFNzcldGS3RmODQ3QUp6VUE6MQ

* Monthly Meditation
Fourth Saturday of the month, 11:30 AM
Come join us in our second year of monthly meditation. Newcomers and Old Pro’s alike are welcome. Give yourself an hour of peace and tranquility, and some tools to take into your life which can help reduce stress, relax the nervous system and support your sense of well being. Facilitator Anthony Smokovich presents monthly “themes” during the meditations and takes participants into a “guided journey” which often prove healing and deeply nourishing. No experience needed, just an open heart and a willingness to let go of old patterns that no longer serve you. Anthony Smokovich is a Transformational Counselor with a private practice in New Canaan, CT. Please RSVP to smokecounsel (at) optonline (dot) net or 203-831-8680.

* My Single Mom and Me
3rd Saturday of the month, 12 PM
For lesbian, bisexual and transwoman single moms with child(ren). Through adventures and discussions of our shared paths in life we will thrive off sisterhood and leave with positivity and validation. Let’s laugh, share, network, vent, take trips and create lasting friendships. Children are most welcome. Please contact Francene at (415) 505-1527 or TCCFRAN (at) yahoo (dot) com.

*OutSpoken
Every Sunday, 4-6 PM
The Triangle Community Center's support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. Most participants come from Fairfield County, though we've welcomed members from the New Haven, Hartford and Westchester areas. We talk about family, school, work, friends, relationships, movies, politics, fitting into both the gay and straight world, and much more. We support each other.

* Social Events
We have held dances, a holiday party, and a potluck dinner; joined TCC members at Bloodroot; attended TCC Movie Nights and do outreach and speaking sessions before groups In addition, we've heard guest speakers and health educators; participated in such statewide events as the Children of the Shadows conference, the Wesleyan Congress, and the New London People's Forum; did the AIDS walk; and attended PFLAG meetings. Movie and game nights are held often at the Center. http://www.ctoutspoken.com For further information, contact: Dan - (203) 227-1755.

* PFLAG (Parents and Families of Lesbians and Gays)
Every other month, first Wednesday (starting January), 7:30 PM
A support group that promotes the health and well being of gay, lesbian bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through support: to cope with an adverse society, education, to enlighten an ill informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. PFLAG offers an opportunity for dialog about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. 203-226-0257. pflagswct (at) yahoo (dot) com www.pflag.org
SLAPHAPS @TCC

Senior Lesbians Happily At Play joins forces with the TCC to expand their network for lesbians, generating social, cultural and athletic activities, into Fairfield County. Active older lesbians (and their younger friends) are invited to come to the events, lend your ideas and give it energy.
Sunday, January 23, 12-3 pm: Point of View Movie, “Gray Matters,” a romantic comedy that refuses to play it straight. Discussion and refreshments following.
Sunday, February 20, 12-4 pm: IMAX Theater followed by “light bites” in Norwalk’s SoNo district.
katslew@mypeekmail.com or r.russell.ct@sbcglobal.net

* Tai Chi @TCC
First and Third Saturdays of the month, 10:30 AM
For ongoing piece of mind, join this relaxed fun movement class taught by psychotherapist Diane Hyatt. Open to everyone, no experience necessary! $8 per class. Email Diane at dhyattand (at) optonline (dot) net to learn more.

* TCC’s Lucky 13 Bowling League
Every Sunday January – May, 6 PM
Nutmeg Bowl, Fairfield, CT. Come on down and roll a few balls. Substitutes and bleacher creatures are always welcome! TCCentertina (at) gmail (dot) com

* Triangle Transgender Society
First Tuesday of every month, 7:30 PM
The Triangle Transgender Society provides a safe place where transgender individuals can meet, share life experiences, thoughts, support each other, educate, feel relaxed, have fun, make new friends, and just be ourselves. This group meets the first Tuesday of each month and welcomes any member of the TG family and community. Contact Amy at TriangleTGS (at) yahoo (dot) com.

Want to start a group? If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, why not start a group of your own? Simply complete the New Group Application Form and submit for approval. Our board members will be happy to consult and mentor you to get started and build a successful TCC Group!
Link for application form: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dGtuZWpwa2xsSm45N3hiUnFFX3VaVVE6MQ

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Created At: Sat Apr 23 19:20:57 -0700 2011
Updated At: Sat Apr 23 19:20:57 -0700 2011
Updated By: tfri


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