Come out to Mount Vernon to help raise money for the LGBTQ+ Youth Center at Tanager Place in Cedar Rapids. You'll also learn about the center, which provides a "safe and confidential" place for LGBTQ+ youth and families to gather, learn and receive support. The center is also offering the chance to join its holiday […]
Gather with other Springfield area residents to honor World AIDS Day at the AIDS Memorial Labyrinth, a project of the Coalition of Rainbow Alliances (CORAL). The group introduced the memorial labyrinth in 2019. The labyrinth features bricks that people can "purchase" to bear the names of those lost to HIV and AIDS.
"Come for support, to support, or just for a yummy meal with friends and family." Bolingbrook Pride is holding a belated LGBTQ Friendsgiving gathering, welcoming to families and people of all genders or sexualities, including allies. Pride will provide the main course (including a vegan option!), and sides are encouraged by attendees. Registration is required; […]
The Cedar Valley Unitarian Universalists seeks to be "a voice for religious diversity, human tolerance, improvement of the human condition, and preservation of our environment." Cedar Valley is also an official LGBTQ+-welcoming congregation. You can participate online or in-person in weekly services, led by Pastor Emma Peterson.
Carbondale Unitarian offers your annual chance to purchase "gifts that matter" from area nonprofit organizations. More than 20 local nonprofits are participating. Admission is free, but you're asked to bring a canned good or nonperishable donation for area food pantries. Organizers are also asking attendees to wear masks.
If you're an LGBTQ+ or questioning youth ages 10 to 13 in the Champaign area, consider this gathering. You'll have a chance twice a month to talk, seek answers to questions, and enjoy companionship of others like you. For more information, email [email protected]