Here are a couple of pages to take a look at: Transgender Support has 23K plus likes. For Colored Queers is a new page but it’s got legs and a unique focus and message. Now this is a really interesting way to make connections with everyone that’s come out since you graduated.My own Facebook page Gay Girl Dating Coach is out there with 3000 likes and lots of stuff going on and lots of single ladies. At my last high school reunion, I met two women who’d come out in just the last couple of years plus discovered that more than half of the women who I played field hockey with are lesbians.We offer a truly Catholic environment, thousands of members, and highly compatible matches based on your personality, shared Faith, as well as your lifestyle.We also provide you with powerful online dating tools and online dating tips; working with you to find the perfect match.And if you really want to kick it up a notch, get involved in PRIDE events in a few different communities around you. I can’t believe how many lesbians and gays I meet who don’t participate in PRIDE. If you’re a person of faith and participating in a structured spiritual community feeds your sense of well being then perhaps there is an LGBT friendly church in your community.PRIDE events are growing and happening in more and more places and being spaced out across many months. We’ve gotten complacent, don’t be part of that crowd. And thank you again Google, here’s a resource for you: Gay-friendly churches.So, let’s open up a few more closet doors, move beyond your local Starbucks, explore some options to create a treasure map for where LGBT people hang out and where you can go looking for connections. Harvard did a lecture series for 2012 that involved a collaboration between leading researchers and world class chefs. Libraries do them; nonprofits do them; museums do them; aquariums, historic sites, audubon groups and activists of all sorts do them. It could be a fundraiser to fight cancer like the Maine Tri for a Cure that many lesbians love to support or how about LGBT civil rights events.
I work with lesbians from New York City to small towns in Texas to Dubai, Australia, Canada and the woods of Maine, and almost every woman I work with believes it’s hard to find LGBT people. Start checking out your local university and its lecture series. Harvard isn’t the only university or college that does lecture series.
They are going to those reunions and you should too. You don’t have to sing or be an actor, you can buy a ticket and get the chance to hang out with local queers.
You don’t have to be into public speaking to show up and support others who are out there teaching the public about being LGBT.
They had an amazing Riesling; barely a hint of sweetness, oily, full of lingering mineral flavors and served with an amazing appetizer created by the lead Whole Foods chef. Plus I met a number of single lesbians at this event who also enjoy wine and good food. Then start looking around for where there are cooking classes and special food events. I’ve got a few friends doing this and its been a great way to meet others in the LGBT community. And yes, LGBT travel events are great places to meet other single parents. This is one of my favorite resources for finding community, dates and just something to do where you live.
We all want our kids to be in environments that are positive and affirming for them. has recently made it unusually painful to search their site these days so use my “go to” search source, Google. I typed in “transgender meetup groups” and there were three million hits.
And apart from hanging with an exclusively LGBT crowd, what else do you want to learn about this year? Now this is just one of at least a dozen events that this group does annually.