Bold & Beautiful
NOTE: Bold & Beautiful will be on hiatus until further notice while we rework our programming to better suit the needs of the community. If you are a Trans Woman of Color and would like to be notified when B&B resumes, email us.
Bold & Beautiful is a peer-led community group for trans women of color. During these meetings, trans women of color meet to discuss issues and topics that affect them, provide support for each other from a place of understanding, and build community with others who share similar identities.
The purpose of B&B is to promote education, community involvement, and provide a safe space for trans women of color to be authentically themselves.
Every Thursday, 7:30p-9:30p
For Us; By Us (FU;BU) is a social/support group designed for same gender loving (SGL) men of color (MOC). A primary goal of FU;BU is to foster a safe, creative, and positive space for SGL men of color. FU;BU aims to build positive relationships with self and community through great conversations all while getting to know new faces!
Every Sunday, 4:00p-6:00p
Meristem Women’s Book Club
The Meristem Book Club is named after the feminist/LGBT bookstore some of you will remember on Cooper just down the street from the Center (1990-1998). Meristem cells are the point of new growth in plants — like stem cells in humans. The book club is named after the bookstore in honor of our past and with hope for our future.
The purpose of the book club is to read and explore written works by women and LGBT authors, and to foster a community of support with like-minded women. Membership is open to women (LBT and straight-identified) in the Memphis area who want to read and discuss books by women and LGBT authors.
2nd Wednesday of Every Month, 7:00p-9:00p
The OUTLoud Comedy Showcase and Open Mic is proud to bring great nights of comedy to the OUTMemphis. In addition to our amazingly talented local Memphis comics, we have brought in comics from Little Rock, Cleveland, Atlanta and more! The open mic segment isn’t too shabby either; we always get some really funny people on board.
OUTMemphis is a drug-free and alcohol-free environment and is restricted to those 18 years of age and up unless accompanied by an adult. A donation of five dollars is suggested. See ya there!
Occasional Fridays at 9:00p. Be sure to look out for the FB events!
Tú Ppl: LGBTQIA+ Latinx Supportive Social Group
Tu Ppl is a social and supportive group for Latinx/Hispanic members of the Memphis community that also identify with the LGBTQIA+ community. Tu Ppl is a space for LGBTQIA+ Latinx people come together to bond over these two identities.
Tú Ppl es un grupo social y de apoyo para gente Latina/Hispana en Memphis que tambien es parte de la comunidad LGBTQIA+. Si no habla mucho ingles no se preocupe, lxs facilitadorxs del grupo hablan español!
The 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of Every Month, 7:00p-9:00p