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Discussion Groups

Group meeting times and days are subject to change. Please call ahead to make sure the group you're interested in is meeting. For more information on general LGBT discussion groups, call 619.692.2077 x211, or email discussion@thecentersd.org. For information on youth discussion groups, call 619.497.2920 x101 or email HYC@thecentersd.org.

Women's Groups

Women's Discussion Group

An open discussion group for LBT women to talk about a variety of subjects, including relationships, school, work, family, friends and any other topics of interest.
Mondays, 7-8:45pm

Young Women’s Discussion Group

Aimed at participants age 18-28, this group will discuss relationships, sexual health, activism, community building and more.
3rd Tuesday monthly, 7-9pm

Women's Coming Out Group

A group to support women who are straight, gay, bi, trans or questioning in coming out and being out.
Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm

L3: Ladies, Laughter & Literature

A book club for LBT women. Always open for new members.
1st Wednesday monthly, 7-9pm

Sisters In Support
SIS welcomes all women who are affected by breast cancer either currently or in the past. This includes all women patients and partners facing any issue with breast cancer, who want support and are looking for other women who can relate.
1st Thursday monthly, 7-8:30pm
women@thecentersd.org
Lesbians Face-to-Face (LFF)

Looking for camaraderie with lesbians, especially those over forty? Then this vibrant and friendly social group is for you. 
Fridays, 7-9pm

Men's Groups

Men's Discussion Group

Mondays, 7:15-8:45 pm
619.692.2077

Young Men’s Discussion Group

Aimed at participants age 18-35, this group addresses relationships, sexual health, activism, community building and more.
4th Tuesday monthly, 7:30 pm

Men's Coming Out Group

A group to support men who are straight, gay, bi, trans or questioning in coming out and being out.
Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm
619.692.2077 or discussion@thecentersd.org

Shades of Color

An empowerment group for Black men who have sex with men.
Wednesdays, 12 noon-1pm
619.692.2077 x116

Prostate Cancer Support Group

A group to support members of the GBT community who are dealing with prostate cancer. for more information, contact us at seniors@thecentersd.org.
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 pm 

 Transgender Groups

Transgender Coming Out Group
This group supports transgender people in all stages of exploring one's gender identity. Open to transgender women (MTF), transgender men (FTM), genderqueer/gender non-conforming people, people who are intersex and those questioning their gender identity. SOFFAs (significant others, friends, family, allies) are welcome to attend with their transgender loved ones.
Mondays, 7-8:30 pm
619.692.2077 x109 or cmaddocks@thecentersd.org
Prostate Cancer Support Group
A group to support members of the GBT community who are dealing with prostate cancer. for more information, contact us at seniors@thecentersd.org.
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 pm 
San Diego FTM Support Group

Support group for Female to Male transsexuals, those assigned female at birth, now identifying as male or questioning their gender. 
2nd and 4th Wednesdays monthly, 7-9 pm
619.692.2077 x109 or cmaddocks@thecentersd.org

San Diego FTM/Significant Others Discussion Group

A group for significant others, friends, family and allies of transgender men (FTM). Group meets with FTM Support Group on the 2nd Wednesday, and separately on the 4th Wednesday.  
2nd and 4th Wednesdays monthly, 7-9 pm

MTF Discussion Group

Structured discussion group for transgender women (MTF), those assigned male at birth, now identifying as female, gender non-conforming or questioning their gender, and allies. Topics focus on issues affecting women and transgender people.
4th Fridays monthly, 7-9 pm

Transgender Discussion Group

A discussion and support group for transgender and trans-questioning folks ages 18 and up.
Saturdays, 5:15-6:45 pm

Grupo de apoyo "Transgenero 2000"

Este grupo se lleba acabo de 6 pm a 8 pm, es un grupo abierto a familias, amigos y personas que quieran comprender y dar apoyo a trangeneros, en este grupo se dan diferentes temas educativos y tambien las chicas comparten sus experiencias de la vida. El grupo se fundo en abril del año 2000.
Friday/Viernes, 6:30-9pm

Gender Identity Group @ HYC

A discussion and support group for transgender, gender non-conforming, and trans-questioning youth ages 14-18. The group is also open to youth who are interested in learning more about gender identity.
Fridays, 8-9pm at Hillcrest Youth Center

Youth Groups

Common Ground

A discussion group for youth 14-18 years old who want to talk about dating, relationships, school, work, friends, family and other topics of interest.
Wednesdays, 7-8pm at Hillcrest Youth Center

Free Flow

An open discussion group for youth to discuss variety of sometimes difficult subjects, including relationships, hardships, school, identity, family and other topics of interest. Free Flow provides a space for youth to engage with each other in a healthy and supportive manner in a safe and welcoming environment.
Fridays, 6:30-7:30pm at Hillcrest Youth Center

Gender Identity Group @ HYC

A discussion and support group for transgender, gender non-conforming, and trans-questioning youth ages 14-18. The group is also open to youth who are interested in learning more about gender identity.
Fridays, 8-9pm at Hillcrest Youth Center

Senior Groups

For more information, email seniors@thecentersd.org or call the Senior Services coordinator at 619.692.2077 x205.

Art Group

Join others 50 and Better in this multimedia art group and use pencil, pastel, watercolor and more to express yourself. Group is free, but some basic materials may need to be purchased.
Wednesdays, 1:30-4:30pm

Canasta Group

Tuesdays, 12:30-3:30pm
Saturdays, 12:30-3:30pm

Creative Writers Group

4th Tuesday monthly, 11am-1pm

Dine Out

Email or call for more information.
Monthly, times and days vary.

Feeling Fit

Mondays & Wednesdays, 1-2pm

Gentle Yoga

Thursdays, 2:45-3:45pm

Lesbians Face-to-Face (LFF)

A discussion group for lesbians.
Fridays, 7–9pm

Lunch and Learn

Various topics are discussed. Lunch is served and there is no fee.
3rd Wednesday monthly, noon-1:30 pm

Movie Night

1st Friday monthly, 7-9pm

Prostate Cancer Support Group for the Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community

2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30–8pm

Tai Chi

Thursdays, 9:30-10:30am

Yoga for Everyone

Mondays, 10:30-11:45am

Bisexual Groups

Bi Coming Out Group

3rd Wednesday monthly, 7pm