In our 37th Season, NCTC presents a season of 7 plays, including world & regional premieres and … musicals. We generally have volunteer Usher positions for those who are available on a semi-regular basis for plays and theatre events. We ask that they have a passion for the Performing Arts and the Queer & Allied communities. We occasionally have other administrative volunteer opportunities.
Opportunity Point is a global online platform that provides information on opportunities to LGBTI … youths and their communities. The platform serves as a safe space for networking and information sharing for LGBTI communities. Opportunity Point’s objective is to also contribute to the development of new and emerging leaders within the LGBTI movement in developing countries or regions of the world where LGBTI people and other sexual minorities are oppressed.
It all started back in 1975 as a gay rights rally and evolved into San Jose Pride Festival in 1976. … The following year, 1977 San Jose added its first parade to the celebration. In 2014 San Jose Pride was changed to Silicon Valley pride to include neighboring cities to encourage unity. It is now the largest Pride celebration of the South Bay and is a family friendly event. It is important, now more than ever, to make our voices heard and to celebrate our diversity!
Gatherings led by the Sacred Space Minister include hosting Sacred Cocktails, a monthly gathering of … folks in a local bar for fellowship and the sharing of our faith & spiritual journeys and Sacred Cup, a twice-a-month gather of folks at a local coffee shop for fellowship and spiritual conversations over a cup of coffee or tea. Events throughout the year include our annual Palm Sunday procession through the Castro; flash masses on the sidewalks and in local parks; Ash Wednesday imposing of ashes on 18th and Castro St.; Outreach Booth at Trans March in Dolores Park; and participation in the many community events and fundraisers in the neighborhood.
Sacred Space SF in the Castro is guided by a working advisory board that includes members of St. Aidan’s, MCC San Francisco, the SF Night Minister, and other community stakeholders.
The Golden Gate Men’s Chorus (GGMC) is a select group of men representing the ethnic and social … diversity of San Francisco, who share a common appreciation of choral music. The GGMC presents spring, summer, and winter programs annually, in addition to guest and community benefit performances throughout the year. GGMC was formed by Dick Kramer in 1982 as the Dick Kramer Gay Men’s Chorale. Mr. Kramer, one of the founding fathers of the American gay choral movement, envisioned a small men’s ensemble reminiscent of university men’s choruses of 19th-century Europe. Reorganized as the Golden Gate Men’s Chorus in 1988, the GGMC continues to present high quality performances of men’s choral music.
Curry creates a welcoming environment for a diverse group of people so seniors can feel comfortable … choosing the services they individually need and remain confident that their right to self-determination is respected. Each year, Curry offers services to 2,000 seniors, including medical care, case management, substance abuse counseling, educational opportunities, and daily breakfast and lunch. Curry provides a number of LGBT Programs for LGBTQ+ identified seniors, including regular gatherings, one-off events, holiday parties, and special classes.
The Sundance Association for Country-Western Dancing is dedicated to the promotion of … country-western dancing through instruction, performance and the presentation of public dance events, without discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation. The Sundance Association is an all-volunteer, community-supported organization, created in 1999 by a corps of volunteers who shared a special interest in preserving country-western dancing in the Bay Area.
Tenderloin Tessie has been feeding the hungry in San Francisco for over 40 years! Along with … dinners, Tenderloin Tessie provides gift bags with donated items such as toiletries, socks, gloves, and an assortment of non-perishable food. Everyone is welcome at meals served on Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas!
Spectrum Queer Media is an Oakland based social justice community engagement and media … literacy/advocacy group that empowers LGBTQIA + Ally communities. Spectrum Queer Media’s founding contributions include the OAKLAND QUEER + TRANS OPEN MIC, REVOLVE Oakland LGBTQ Pride Creative Arts and Film Festival, Spectrum LGBTQIA Film Screenings and Curated Conversations, Sista2Sista – a wellness workshop series for Queer Women and Gender Non Conforming Folkz, The Rhythm Sistas Healing Drum Circle, The Black Queer + Trans Film Project, and The LGBTQIA Young Filmmakers Digital Storytelling Project.
When visitors arrive at the SF LGBT Center, they find free services like career counseling, job … fairs, computer lab, social activities, mentorships, youth meals, daycare, various workshops and much more. Here they can connect with other LGBT people and organize to secure our equal rights. The Center’s critical safety net programs serve the most vulnerable members of the community – people of color, transgender, lesbian, and bisexual women, differently-abled people, youth, elders, immigrants, and low-income individuals- who often experience additional, intersecting forms of discrimination.