Here is a breakdown of what’s happening at the center this week.

If you’d like to stay current on the goings-on at OUTMemphis, sign up for our Weekly What’s Happening Newsletter and check out our Calendars for a schedule of upcoming events.

MONDAY 4/8

We Care Calls Volunteer Orientation

10:00a-12:00p:

This is the volunteer training for the We Care Calls program. If you are LGBTQ, 55+ years of age, and interested in serving as a supportive peer for a fellow senior, please email us for more information. 

Please RSVP for this training by emailing us. Click here to read more about We Care Calls, and all of the other programs for Seniors here at OUTMemphis.

Delta Trans Masculine

5:00p-6:00p:

DTM is a social supportive group for transgender folks who identify on the masculine end of the spectrum.

For more information, visit our website or email us.

HIV Testing

6:00p-9:00p:

Free, confidential HIV testing is available every Monday and Wednesday, conducted by our well trained Sexual Health team. 

No Appointments necessary; simply walk-in! For more information visit our website or email us.

Meristem Women’s Book Club

6:00p-8:00p:

Meristem will be meeting at Novel Bookstore to participate in the book signing and reading of Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution. (sequel to the 2014 Stonewall Award young adult fiction winner Fat Angie). The book costs $16.99 and 20% of proceeds from sale of the new book that night will go to OUTMemphis!

For more information, about Meristem Women’s Book Club, click here or email the organizer. For more information about this event, check out the facebook event

Perpetual Transition

6:00p-8:00p:

Perpetual Transition is our core Transgender Services peer-led community group. PT is a safe and welcoming space for transgender folks of any flavor, identity, expression, or gender to meet and socialize with other like-minded individuals. 

PT is open to anyone who identifies as transgender or is questioning, and is a safe and confidential space to ask questions and meet other people. 

For more information, email us.

TUESDAY 4/9

Write Your Life: Autobiography Class for Seniors

11:00a-12:00p:

In this class, students will learn the ins and outs of writing about their life, with the goal of learning how to compose an autobiographical journal in order to preserve LGBTQ and personal histories.

For more information, check out this post or contact us via email.

Volunteer Orientation

5:00p-6:00p:

This one hour class is held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, with the purpose of introducing new volunteers to the programs, space, and culture of OUTMemphis. All new volunteers must attend this orientation. 

If you’d like to become a new volunteer, you can sign up here. Also feel free to email us with questions or comments.

Tu Ppl: LGBTQIA+ Latinx

7:00p-9:00p:

Tu Ppl is a social support group for Latinx/Hispanic Memphians who also identify with the LGBTQIA+ community.  Tu Ppl is a space for LGBTQIA+ Latinx people to come together and bond over the intersection of these two identities.

Tu Ppl es un grupo social y de apoyo para gente Latinx/Hispanx en Memphis que tabien es parte de la comunidad LGBTQIA+.  Si no habla mucho ingles no se preocupe.  Lxs facilidatorxs del grupo habla espanol!

For more information, email us.

Para mas informacion, envíenos un correo electrónico

WEDNESDAY 4/10

HIV Testing

6:00p-9:00p:

Free, confidential HIV testing is available every Monday and Wednesday, conducted by our well trained Sexual Health team. 

No Appointments necessary; simply walk-in! For more information visit our website or email us.

STD: Sexually Transmitted Discussions

6:00p-7:30p:

April is Sexually Transmitted Infection Awareness Month, so join OUTMemphis for this fun event put on by the Sexual Health Committee!

We will have interactive sexual health art installments, spelling competitions of STI names, group discussions about STIs, and we will be discussing experiences community members have had with STIs, and how it has affected their outlook on life.

Join us for a night of fun, snacks, games, and open discussion of Sexual Health to celebrate STI Awareness Month!

Check out the Facebook Event HERE

THURSDAY 4/11

Tai Chi for Health

11:00a-12:00p:

Tai Chi for Health Classes for LGBTQ Seniors. Tai Chi is low impact exercise perfect for maintaining and increasing flexibility. Maxine Strawder, a certified Tai Chi for Health instructor, will lead the second round of this well-attended series.

Check out our Facebook Event or email us for questions.

Seeking Serenity

5:30p-6:30p:

Are you LGBTQ and serving as a support person for an alcoholic?

Join us for this weekly, confidential group. For more information, check out our website or email us.

FRIDAY 4/12

GenQ

7:00p-9:00p:

GenQ is a safe and welcoming social group for LGBTQ youth and young adults 18-25 to socialize and interact with their community outside of a bar or club setting. 

For more information, visit our website or email us.

SATURDAY 4/13

Queer Youth Field Day!

9:00a-3:00p:

Queer Youth Field Day is an annual OUTMemphis free event sponsored by Nike Pride. Our goal is to offer a fun, safe and supportive environment for all LGBTQ and Ally youth ages 13-25 to be active and have a chance to meet other like minded youth. In addition to the games we will be playing there will be food, music, awards and resources available for youth. The first 80 individuals to pre register are guaranteed a Nike swag bag! Come OUT and join us for a fabulous day! For more information you can contact us  or visit the Facebook event.

To register, click here

SUNDAY 4/14

Seniors OUT For Coffee

12:30p-2:30p:

Seniors OUT For Coffee is a community social group for LGBTQ community members 55 years-of-age or older.  The group meets over coffee and light snacks for conversation and fellowship with like-minded people.

For more information, check out our website, the facebook event, or email us.

FU;BU (For Us; By Us)

4:00p-6:00p:

FU;BU is a peer-led community social group for same-gender loving (SGL) men of color.  The 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 conversation, while providing a forum for community building and socializing.

For more information, click here or email us.

MONDAY 4/15

Delta Trans Masculine

5:00p-6:00p:

DTM is a social supportive group for transgender folks who identify on the masculine end of the spectrum.

For more information, visit our website or email us.

HIV Testing

6:00p-9:00p:

Free, confidential HIV testing is available every Monday and Wednesday, conducted by our well trained Sexual Health team. 

No Appointments necessary; simply walk-in! For more information visit our website or email us.

Perpetual Transition

6:00p-8:00p:

Perpetual Transition is our core Transgender Services peer-led community group. PT is a safe and welcoming space for transgender folks of any flavor, identity, expression, or gender to meet and socialize with other like-minded individuals. 

PT is open to anyone who identifies as transgender or is questioning, and is a safe and confidential space to ask questions and meet other people. 

For more information, email us.

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