Social Groups in Central Jersey
ComeOUT&Play (COP)The Pride Center of NJ, 85 Raritan Avenue, Suite 100Highland Park, NJ 08904
A social networking group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered 20-30-somethings in New Jersey. Meets every first and third Tuesday of each month from 7:00PM-9:30PM.
LGBTQ Support and Social Group USANorth Branch County Library, 65 Halsted Street Clinton NJ 08809
Contact: Matthew Loscialo
Open to gay and lesbian teens, adults, their friends, parents, and family members. No membership fee to come to meetings and there are movie nights at the library.
Monmouth University LGBT Older Adult Project400 Cedar Avenue West Long Branch, NJ 07764-1898
A joint initiative of the School of Social Work and the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies, seeks to improve the quality of life of older LGBT adults through education and awareness programs, advocacy, and providing social activities for LGBT older adults, caregivers and their friends. The project accomplishes these goals not by replicating existing services available through mainstream agencies but through the provision of technical assistance and training opportunities and by advocating for legislation which positively impacts the lives of older LGBT adults.
Pride Center Game NightsThe Pride Center of NJ, 85 Raritan Avenue, Suite 100, Highland Park, NJ 08904
This group plays party games, word games, strategy games and more. You can also bring your favorite, or learn to play a new game from their collection. All are welcome. Game nights are held on the third Saturday of each month at the Pride Center. They start around 7:30PM and end around 10:00PM.
Pride Center Writers GroupPride Center of NJ, 85 Raritan Avenue, Suite 100, Highland Park, NJ 08904
A creative writing and discussion group that meets every Thursday from 7:30PM – 9:00PM.
PRISM at The College of New JerseyBasement room 16 of the Brower Student Center at the College of New Jersey.
Creates a safe, comfortable, and nurturing environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Ally, Asexual, Pansexual, Polyamorous, Two-Spirited, etc. (LGBTQQIAAPP2S*, referred to as queer for the remainder of this text) individuals. Strives for acceptance and equality for all people regardless of gender expression, gender identity, sex, sexuality, age, race, religion, ethnicity, ability, socioeconomic status, health status, or immigration status. Goal is to educate and advocate on TCNJ's campus as well as the greater Mercer County area.
The After School HangOUTThe Pride Center of NJ, 85 Raritan Avenue, Suite 100, Highland Park, NJ 08904
Support and social group for LGBTIQ youth (17 and younger) and their straight allies. They will have a safe place to talk, meet new people, and have fun. Meets every Friday from 3:30PM-6:30PM.
The Lavander Cinema ClubThe Pride Center 85 Raritan Avenue, Suite 100 Highland Park
Present classic mainstream movies that display a gay subtext or sensibility. Many of these movies, especially those prior to the liberating social forces of the late sixties, are ambiguous or veiled in their gay references. Meets the fourth Sunday of each month from 3:00PM-5:00PM at The Pride Center. There is a $5.00 suggested donation for this event.
The Special Needs Alliance for Pride (SNAP)The Arc Mercer, Inc., 180 Ewingville Road, Ewing, NJ 08638
Supports integration of people with special needs people who identify as LGBTQ into the broader LGBTQ community, and thereby prevents their isolation.
Under the RainbowThe Pride Center of NJ, 85 Raritan Avenue, Suite 100, Highland Park, NJ 08904
A discussion group and social group for young GLBT people from ages 18-23. Meets on the fourth Saturday of each month from 4:30PM-7:30PM. There are discussions about anything from coming out to relationships and is a safe place to make new friends.
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