Queens LGBT Center (Q Center)
35-11 35th Avenue,
Astoria, NY 11106

LGBT Network Headquarters & Center
125 Kennedy Drive, Suite 100,
Hauppauge, NY 11788

The Hamptons LGBT Center
44 Union Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Thursday, 10/7: Tri-state Men’s Meet-Up, 5:30pm – Coming Out & Dating (Virtual) 

In this week’s meet-up, we’ll discuss coming out and dating.  When did you come out, and how has it affected your dating life? What’s it like to date in the various stages of coming out? Whether you’ve been out for a long time or still have not disclosed to everyone in your life, you can still find love or companionship. REGISTER

Thursday, 10/7: TGNCNB Circle- Coming Out & Disclosure, 6:30pm (Virtual) 

In honor of National Coming Out Day, we’ll be discussing all the various ways TGNCNB folks “come out” from sexual orientation to gender identity.  Many of us have multiple coming out stories.  We’ll talk about the differences and similarities between our coming out stories, as well as, safety and readiness to disclose with various people in our lives. REGISTER

Friday, 10/8: FNO – NCOD Party & Open Mic Night for Youth, 6-9pm (In-Person in Hauppauge) 

To celebrate National Coming Out Day, pick up the open mic and share your coming out story and/or join to listen to other folx share their stories at our Hauppauge LGBT Center.  How is coming out a process? How were you received? How did you come out? How many times did you come out? In what decade did you first come out? How is coming out similar and different for different people? Listen. Learn. Share! All are welcome, including if you are not out or are questioning your identity. Use your voice and share your art and songs with us too! This space is here for you and we are all hear to listen and be together.

Monday, 10/11: LI SAGE Mingle, 11am – Coming Out (In-Person in Hauppauge) 

In honor of National Coming Out Day, we will provide a space for older adults to share their coming out stories with each other.  How has coming out changed (or not changed) over the past few decades?  We will have free rainbow and trans pride ribbons available to wear to show your support for safer spaces for all LGBT people and their loved ones.  

Monday, 10/11: Youth NCOD Party & Video Gayme Tournament, 1pm (In-Person in Queens)

It’s National Coming Out Day! Join us on your day off from school for a friendly competition as we run tournaments for Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. for Switch.  Pizza will be served, prizes given for tournament winners, and other fun activities and Coming Out Day goodies.

Monday, 10/11: NCOD Drop In, 2-4pm (In-Person in Hauppauge) 

Come down to the Hauppauge LGBT Center on your day off from school or work for our usual drop-in hours from 2-4pm to recognize National Coming Out Day with us.  We will have plenty of free rainbow and trans pride ribbons for you to wear to show your support and share your coming out story with us!

Monday, 10/11: We Like to Watch, 5pm – National Coming Out Day (Virtual) 

This week, we’ll watch and learn about the history of National Coming Out Day- and why it means so much to so many people.  We’ll leave time to discuss our own coming out experiences and what National Coming Out Day means to us! REGISTER

Monday, 10/11: Women Femmes and Thems Mixer, 6:30pm (In-Person in Queens)

Join us live and in-person on National Coming Out Day for a night of meeting and mixing with your fellow women, femmes, and folks with the personal pronoun them.  We’ll do some icebreakers and provide the time to get to know each other. In honor of National Coming Out Day, everyone will receive free rainbow and trans pride ribbons to come out in support of all LGBT people.

Monday, 10/11: Parents Support Group, 7pm – Coming Out for Families (Virtual) 

Around National Coming Out Day is an important time to note that – just like LGBT people have a coming out process – families with LGBT family members also have a coming out process.  Families will have the opportunity to discuss both what coming out for their child been like and what coming out as a family is like – including some of the challenges, joys, pains, and successes. REGISTER

Monday, 10/18: Paint n’ Sip- Coming Out Theme, 6:30pm (In-Person in Queens) 

Back again, right after National Coming Out Day, we will host a community favorite.  We’ll be painting and having a bit of wine together as a community.  This month, we’ll create our artworks inspired by images of past Coming Out Days, including Keith Haring’s iconic figures.

Tuesday, 10/19: POZ Experience – NCOD & Visibility, 6:30pm (In-Person in Hauppauge)

Have you ever felt like you were the only person in the world living with HIV? Did you have any positive role models? Where were you able to go and talk openly about your feelings about being HIV+? While being entirely out might not be for everybody, we all can be activists in our daily life. Let’s talk about how you can create safe spaces for other people living with HIV wherever you live, learn, work, play or pray.

Wednesday, 10/20: G Latino – NCOD & Visibility, 6:30pm (In-Person in Hauppauge)

Have you ever felt like you were the only LGBT person in the world? Did you have any positive role models? Where were you able to go and talk openly about your feelings about being LGBT? While being entirely out might not be for everybody, we all can be activists in our daily life. Let’s talk about how you can create safe spaces for other LGBT People wherever you live, learn, work, play or pray.