LGBT Network Headquarters & Center
125 Kennedy Drive, Suite 100,
Hauppauge, NY 11788
LGBT Network Headquarters & Center
Queens LGBT Center (Q Center)
35-11 35th Avenue,
Astoria, NY 11106
Bay Shore LGBT Center
34 Park Avenue,
Bay Shore, NY
National Coming Out Day Campaign Special Events
Come meet with guys from all around Queens, Long Island, and the rest of the NY Metro area. Celebrate National Coming Out Day in style with the us on October 5th. We will discuss what it means to come out, the history of coming out, and share personal stories. Come be with your chosen family as we reflect together about this important day.
Thursday, 10/5 | 5:30-6:30 PM | Virtual
Join us for another night of support and community with transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary folks of all ages. This weeks we’ll celebrate National Coming Out Day. We will discuss what it means to come out (multiple times for many of us), and share personal stories. Come be with your chosen family as we reflect together about this important day.
Thursday, 10/5 | 6:30-8:00 PM | Virtual
LGBT Network’s Queen Center is hosting the National Coming Out Day Street Fair and it’s going to be fab! Come and celebrate ‘National Coming Out Day’ with the LGBT Network and other local community organizations. There’ll be games, booths, and even special drag performances starting at 2 pm. Plus, grab your National Coming Out Day Campaign Kit with rainbow and trans pride ribbons to show your support. Let’s all have a gay day of queer fun!
Sunday, 10/8 | 12:30-6:00 PM | 31st Ave in Astoria, between 33rd and 35th Streets
Join us for a heartwarming and empowering evening as we celebrate National Coming Out Day. Share your story about how you embraced your authentic self, triumphed over adversity and found acceptance and love. connect, learn, and grow together as we honor the power of self-discovery and the beauty of living authentically. (LGBT Older Adults 50+)
Tuesday, 10/10 | 6:00-7:30 PM | Bay Shore Center
“Sin Pelos en la Lengua” se realizará por primera vez en persona en el Q-Center! Esta semana hablaremos del Mes de la Herencia Hispana con actividades divertidas y atractivas que destacan a personas hispanas importantes a lo largo de la historia, especialmente en la comunidad LGBTQ+. Ven y acompaña a tu familia elegida mientras reflexionamos juntos sobre el impacto de Salir del armario. Celebraremos el Día Nacional de Salir del Armario con debates sobre lo que significa salir del armario en una familia de habla hispana, la historia de salir del armario y compartir historias personales.
“Sin Pelos en la Lengua is now in-person at the Q-Center! This week we’ll continue our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with fun and engaging activities highlighting important Hispanic people throughout history, especially in the LGBTQ+ community. Come join your chosen family as we reflect together on the impact of Coming Out in the Hispanic community. We will celebrate National Coming Out Day with discussions about what it means to come out in a Spanish-speaking family, the history of National Coming Out Day, and sharing our personal stories.
Wednesday, 10/11 | 12:00-1:30 PM | Queens Center
National Coming Out Day Open Houses
This National Coming Out Day (NCOD), drop-by our centers to pick up your rainbow and trans pride ribbons to show your support today and all year long. Get information on how to be an ally to all in the LGBTQ community with our info cards and other resources. Receive a tour of the center and learn about all the great programs we offer. And before you leave, be sure to take a selfie with our NCOD swag and leave an affirmation to share with other visitors.
Wednesday, 10/11 | Get Ribbons, Selfie Station, Center Tours
- Hauppauge Center | 5:00-7:00 PM
- Queens Center | 5:00-7:00 PM
MINGLE AT THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND BREWERY IN FARMINGDALE
Connect with other local business professionals while enjoying unique brews at this inclusive, horror-themed brewery, located at 253 Main St. in Farmingdale – the only dedicated gluten-free brewery in New York. Register today!
Wednesday, 10/11 | 6:00 PM | Necromantic Brew Co. 253 Main St., Farmingdale NY
Come be with your chosen family as we reflect together about the impact of Coming Out. We’ll celebrate National Coming Out Day with discussions of what it means to come out, the history of coming out, and share personal stories. Come build intentional support, community, and chosen family with those near and far.
Wednesday, 10/11 | 6:00-7:30 PM | Virtual
In honor of National Coming Out Day (NCOD), during tonight’s LITE group, we will share our “coming out” experiences and celebrate our successes. Through this discussion, we will give and receive support from our fellow peers, reminding us how much we’ve grown, not only as individuals since coming out, but as a community as well
Wednesday, 10/11 | 7:00-9:30 PM | Hybrid/Hauppauge Center
Tonight’s Parent Support Group will honor National Coming Out Day (NCOD)! Whether your child is already out or your child has just come out, we will discuss our own versions of coming out as a parent of an LGBT child. Together, we will share our experiences, celebrate our successes, and learn how to be a true ally to our LGBT child.
Thursday, 10/12 | 7:00 PM | Virtual
Friday Night OUT : “National Coming Out Day Speak Out
Join us as we create a safe and supportive space for each other to Speak Out and share their personal stories of self-discovery and acceptance. This event is a celebration of diversity and a testament to the strength and resilience of LGBTQ+ youth. Through open dialogue, heartfelt testimonials, and creative expression, we aim to foster understanding and solidarity within our community. Whether you’re coming out for the first time or simply want to be a supportive ally, this event promises to be an inspirational and affirming experience for all. Come be a part of this inclusive conversation and let your voice be heard! Ages 13- 18
Friday, 10/13 | 6:00-8:00 PM | Hauppauge Center