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2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
(253) 383-2318 www.rainbowcntr.org

February 2019

Free Tax Preparation

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $56,000 or less. IRS-certified volunteers provide free income tax return preparation with e-filing. In-person same day service by Walk-in only. What to Bring to a free VITA tax site  REQUIRED: Proof of identification (photo ID) for adults and Social Security cards or ITIN’s for you, your spouse and dependents  Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers  Interest…

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I Am Queer, Trans & Black

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on February 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Queer & Trans Black Lives Matter! Join us during the month of February for a series of events celebrating history, culture and diversity in the queer/trans, black community! All of the events in this series are FREE to attend. Dinner & Discussion Friday, February 15 // 5:30- 7pm We invite QTPOC to join us for a soul food dinner and conversation about important topics that affect the queer and trans black community. MAJOR! Film Showing Friday, February 22 // 5:30-…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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March 2019

Saturday Morning “T”

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at the Rainbow Center on the first and third Saturday of every month - We're making a space for transgender people and our allies to make new friends, share interesting stories, and enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea with friends. We'll supply the coffee and tea; you bring your friends, your own beautiful self, and perhaps a yummy treat to share... For information email [email protected]

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gender Alliance of the South Sound

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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G.A.S.S. meets every SECOND, FOURTH & FIFTH Friday and SECOND Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the RC.

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Lourdes Rivas: Bilingual Queer Teacher & Author

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us for brunch and a discussion with bilingual queer teacher and author of children's book: They Call Me Mix! Lourdes Rivas (they/them) is a resident of Oakland CA. In 2016, Rivas began writing They Call Me Mix, as a way to introduce the concept of the gender binary to their students. This event is FREE and open to the LGBTQ community. Please RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/lourdesrivasevent If you have any questions, please contact Bre at (253) 383-2318 or [email protected],

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LGBTQ Book Club

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This book club focuses on LGBTQ books, themes and authors. All are welcome. We meet the second Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM at the Tacoma Rainbow Center located at 2215 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402. Here are our upcoming titles: 2019 LGBTQ Book Club Reading List Jan. 12             Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley, gay male memoir. Paperback 978-0735213463, 352 pages. Feb. 9              Less by Andrew Sean Greer, gay male novel. Pulitzer…

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Financial Wellness Workshop

March 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Did you know that a first-rate credit score can impact your life for the better? The Rainbow Center and TwinStar Credit Union are partnering to bring a workshop on why building credit is a good idea, how to avoid common pitfalls and the benefits that come your way with favorable credit. Amanda Stevens is the Community Development Manager for TwinStar Credit Union. In that role, she's responsible for outreach to schools, providing financial-literacy education from kindergarten to adults. Over the…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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50+ Lunch Bunch

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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The Rainbow Center's 50+ Lunch Bunch is a social and educational opportunity for LGBTQ individuals 50 and older. This program is co-sponsored by Tacoma Older LGBT. This is a brown bag lunch event that meets the 3rd Friday of every month, 11:00am - 1:00pm. Please bring your lunch, we will provide beverages and snacks. Topics will vary month to month and we are always excited to receive new topic suggestions.

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Saturday Morning “T”

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at the Rainbow Center on the first and third Saturday of every month - We're making a space for transgender people and our allies to make new friends, share interesting stories, and enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea with friends. We'll supply the coffee and tea; you bring your friends, your own beautiful self, and perhaps a yummy treat to share... For information email [email protected]

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Gender Diversity Family Support Group

March 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This is a group for parents of transgender, gender diverse, and gender-nonconforming children and teens. Kids activities and Gender Diversity teen group meet in conjunction with parent support group. Please email [email protected] to schedule a telephone intake call prior to attending your first meeting.

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Becoming More Visible

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us on Wednesday, March 20th from 5:30- 7pm at the Tacoma Rainbow Center for a showing of Becoming More Visible. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Challenged by how to identify since early childhood, four fearless transgender young adults defy societal norms to be their true selves and become more visible. No transition is easy but some are easier than others. We follow Sean, a transgender male comedian from a small affluent town in upstate NY, Katherine, a Bangladeshi…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gay & Bi Men’s Group

March 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Get your game face on and join us for our next meeting on Monday, March 25th from 5:30- 7pm. We're going to eat food, socialize and play some games! Feel free to bring a game or snack to share. We've got a pool table, cards, Monopoly and more. See you soon! 🎲

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gender Alliance of the South Sound Potluck

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Tacoma Meetings: On months that have a FIFTH Friday, G.A.S.S. presents its "Fifth Friday Potluck", a more casual gathering that also usually takes place at the Rainbow Center. Everyone is welcome. Bring a dish to share if you can. We meet at the Oasis Rainbow Center, located at 2215 Pacific Ave. in downtown Tacoma. Meetings go until approximately 9:00PM. Regular meetings generally involve a bit of socializing, and a discussion of topics of interest. Snacks are usually available. Donate what…

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April 2019

Tacoma Tests Thursdays

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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TRANS Cultural Kick-Off Meeting

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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TRANS Cultural is a brand new RC social group for POC (people of color) who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming. It is a respectful space for conversation and a place to make connections with others who can relate and understand. Friday, April 5th is the group's first official kick-off meeting from 6- 8pm. This first meeting is a potluck, so you are invited to bring a dish to share. The RC will provide some snacks and drinks. The Rainbow…

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Saturday Morning “T”

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at the Rainbow Center on the first and third Saturday of every month - We're making a space for transgender people and our allies to make new friends, share interesting stories, and enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea with friends. We'll supply the coffee and tea; you bring your friends, your own beautiful self, and perhaps a yummy treat to share... For information email [email protected]

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Growing Up Coy: A Film & Community Discussion

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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The Rainbow Center, PFLAG Washington State Council and PFLAG Tacoma, invite you to join us on Wednesday, April 10th from 5- 7pm for a showing of Growing Up Coy. The film will be followed by a panel discussion. “Growing Up Coy” is a feature-length documentary about a young Colorado family who engages in a highly publicized legal battle and landmark civil rights case, as they fight for their 6-year-old transgender daughter's right to use the girls' bathroom at her elementary…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gender Alliance of the South Sound

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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G.A.S.S. meets every SECOND, FOURTH & FIFTH Friday and SECOND Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the RC.

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RC Volunteer Orientation

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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LGBTQ Book Club

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This book club focuses on LGBTQ books, themes and authors. All are welcome. We meet the second Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM at the Tacoma Rainbow Center located at 2215 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402. Here are our upcoming titles: 2019 LGBTQ Book Club Reading List Jan. 12             Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley, gay male memoir. Paperback 978-0735213463, 352 pages. Feb. 9              Less by Andrew Sean Greer, gay male novel. Pulitzer…

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Lesbian Sunday Brunch

April 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Come eat some brunch and socialize! This event is FREE and open to the Lesbian community. RSVP is required. Food and beverages will be provided. Thank you to Corina Bakery for donating items for our event. The Rainbow Center is a proudly queer, anti-racist community center. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment that reflects the community we serve. The Rainbow Center is wheelchair accessible and offers ADA-compliant, single stall restrooms. If you need further accommodations, please submit a request to…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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50+ Lunch Bunch

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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The Rainbow Center's 50+ Lunch Bunch is a social and educational opportunity for LGBTQ individuals 50 and older. This program is co-sponsored by Tacoma Older LGBT. This is a brown bag lunch event that meets the 3rd Friday of every month, 11:00am - 1:00pm. Please bring your lunch, we will provide beverages and snacks. Topics will vary month to month and we are always excited to receive new topic suggestions.

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Saturday Morning “T”

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at the Rainbow Center on the first and third Saturday of every month - We're making a space for transgender people and our allies to make new friends, share interesting stories, and enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea with friends. We'll supply the coffee and tea; you bring your friends, your own beautiful self, and perhaps a yummy treat to share... For information email [email protected]

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Gender Diversity Family Support Group

April 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This is a group for parents of transgender, gender diverse, and gender-nonconforming children and teens. Kids activities and Gender Diversity teen group meet in conjunction with parent support group. Please email [email protected] to schedule a telephone intake call prior to attending your first meeting.

Find out more »

Tacoma Tests Thursdays

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Tacoma Tmen Potluck & Binder Exchange

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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A potluck and binder exchange hosted by Tacoma Tmen. Bring a dish or beverage to share (no alcohol, the Rainbow Center is a drug-free and alcohol-free space). If you're a danger in the kitchen or short on time, store-bought is totally okay! Event is open to SOFFAs (significant others, friends, family, and allies). RSVP via email [email protected]

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May 2019

Tacoma Tests Thursdays

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Saturday Morning “T”

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at the Rainbow Center on the first and third Saturday of every month - We're making a space for transgender people and our allies to make new friends, share interesting stories, and enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea with friends. We'll supply the coffee and tea; you bring your friends, your own beautiful self, and perhaps a yummy treat to share... For information email [email protected]

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APIDA & Proud

May 8 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on May 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us during the month of May for a series of events celebrating history, culture and diversity in the LGBTQ Asian, Pacific Islander & Desi American community! All of the events in this series are FREE to attend. Connect & Create Wednesday, May 8th // 2:30- 5:30pm Participate in a self-care activity.and connect with other members of the community. APIDA Dinner Wednesday, May 15 // 5:30- 7pm We invite the LGBTQ APIDA community to join us for a dinner and…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gender Alliance of the South Sound

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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G.A.S.S. meets every SECOND, FOURTH & FIFTH Friday and SECOND Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the RC.

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LGBTQ Book Club

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This book club focuses on LGBTQ books, themes and authors. All are welcome. We meet the second Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM at the Tacoma Rainbow Center located at 2215 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402. Here are our upcoming titles: 2019 LGBTQ Book Club Reading List Jan. 12             Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley, gay male memoir. Paperback 978-0735213463, 352 pages. Feb. 9              Less by Andrew Sean Greer, gay male novel. Pulitzer…

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APIDA & Proud

May 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on May 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us during the month of May for a series of events celebrating history, culture and diversity in the LGBTQ Asian, Pacific Islander & Desi American community! All of the events in this series are FREE to attend. Connect & Create Wednesday, May 8th // 2:30- 5:30pm Participate in a self-care activity.and connect with other members of the community. APIDA Dinner Wednesday, May 15 // 5:30- 7pm We invite the LGBTQ APIDA community to join us for a dinner and…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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50+ Lunch Bunch

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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The Rainbow Center's 50+ Lunch Bunch is a social and educational opportunity for LGBTQ individuals 50 and older. This program is co-sponsored by Tacoma Older LGBT. This is a brown bag lunch event that meets the 3rd Friday of every month, 11:00am - 1:00pm. Please bring your lunch, we will provide beverages and snacks. Topics will vary month to month and we are always excited to receive new topic suggestions.

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Saturday Morning “T”

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at the Rainbow Center on the first and third Saturday of every month - We're making a space for transgender people and our allies to make new friends, share interesting stories, and enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea with friends. We'll supply the coffee and tea; you bring your friends, your own beautiful self, and perhaps a yummy treat to share... For information email [email protected]

Find out more »

Gender Diversity Family Support Group

May 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This is a group for parents of transgender, gender diverse, and gender-nonconforming children and teens. Kids activities and Gender Diversity teen group meet in conjunction with parent support group. Please email [email protected] to schedule a telephone intake call prior to attending your first meeting.

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SMART Recovery Group

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2019

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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SMART Recovery is an abstinence-based, not-for-profit organization with a sensible self-help program for people having problems with drinking and using. It includes many ideas and techniques to help you change your life from one that is self-destructive and unhappy to one that is constructive and satisfying. SMART Recovery is not a spin-off of Alcoholics Anonymous.  No one will label you an “alcoholic”, an “addict” or “diseased” nor “powerless”, and if you do not believe in a religion or spirituality, that’s…

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APIDA & Proud

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on May 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us during the month of May for a series of events celebrating history, culture and diversity in the LGBTQ Asian, Pacific Islander & Desi American community! All of the events in this series are FREE to attend. Connect & Create Wednesday, May 8th // 2:30- 5:30pm Participate in a self-care activity.and connect with other members of the community. APIDA Dinner Wednesday, May 15 // 5:30- 7pm We invite the LGBTQ APIDA community to join us for a dinner and…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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RC Social Groups: An Information Session

May 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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How do I start a social group? What social groups does the Rainbow Center currently have? Can I become a facilitator of a social group? Come get all of your questions answered on Tuesday, May 21st. We're hosting a short info session that gives you more information about all of the Rainbow Center's social groups. Learn what groups currently exist, how you can start a new one or even just how to join one! Snacks will be provided. The Rainbow…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gender Alliance of the South Sound Potluck

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Tacoma Meetings: On months that have a FIFTH Friday, G.A.S.S. presents its "Fifth Friday Potluck", a more casual gathering that also usually takes place at the Rainbow Center. Everyone is welcome. Bring a dish to share if you can. We meet at the Oasis Rainbow Center, located at 2215 Pacific Ave. in downtown Tacoma. Meetings go until approximately 9:00PM. Regular meetings generally involve a bit of socializing, and a discussion of topics of interest. Snacks are usually available. Donate what…

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June 2019

Saturday Morning “T”

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at the Rainbow Center on the first and third Saturday of every month - We're making a space for transgender people and our allies to make new friends, share interesting stories, and enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea with friends. We'll supply the coffee and tea; you bring your friends, your own beautiful self, and perhaps a yummy treat to share... For information email [email protected]

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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LGBTQ Book Club

June 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This book club focuses on LGBTQ books, themes and authors. All are welcome. We meet the second Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM at the Tacoma Rainbow Center located at 2215 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402. Here are our upcoming titles: 2019 LGBTQ Book Club Reading List Jan. 12             Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley, gay male memoir. Paperback 978-0735213463, 352 pages. Feb. 9              Less by Andrew Sean Greer, gay male novel. Pulitzer…

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Makeup & Mocktails

June 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Get ready to get your glam on... Makeup & Mocktails is back! Sip some 'mocktails' and enjoy courses led by makeup artists who are members of the LGBTQ community. Register for the event in advance and get a FREE swag bag filled with beauty goodies! https://tinyurl.com/makeupandmocktails2 Ava Slater will be teaching 'Skincare 101'. Skincare basics are important skills to have. Learn how to protect your skin from the everyday elements. Whether you glam up once a year or every single…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gender Alliance of the South Sound

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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G.A.S.S. meets every SECOND, FOURTH & FIFTH Friday and SECOND Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the RC.

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Saturday Morning “T”

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at the Rainbow Center on the first and third Saturday of every month - We're making a space for transgender people and our allies to make new friends, share interesting stories, and enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea with friends. We'll supply the coffee and tea; you bring your friends, your own beautiful self, and perhaps a yummy treat to share... For information email [email protected]

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Gender Diversity Family Support Group

June 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This is a group for parents of transgender, gender diverse, and gender-nonconforming children and teens. Kids activities and Gender Diversity teen group meet in conjunction with parent support group. Please email [email protected] to schedule a telephone intake call prior to attending your first meeting.

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SMART Recovery Group

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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SMART Recovery is an abstinence-based, not-for-profit organization with a sensible self-help program for people having problems with drinking and using. It includes many ideas and techniques to help you change your life from one that is self-destructive and unhappy to one that is constructive and satisfying. SMART Recovery is not a spin-off of Alcoholics Anonymous.  No one will label you an “alcoholic”, an “addict” or “diseased” nor “powerless”, and if you do not believe in a religion or spirituality, that’s…

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LGBTQ Core Competency Training

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Whether you are new to learning about the LGBTQ community or consider yourself well-informed, this training will equip participants with current and accurate information surrounding laws, terminology, and more so that you can feel confident in your knowledge and be an effective ally to the LGBTQ community. Click here to register: https://secure.givelively.org/event/rainbow-center/lgbtq-core-competency-education?fbclid=IwAR0I5Nkc2igOY3jNdEkXuzAfRt4uvIPuleBDUeiShgJH8vCCtRQez9IwwNk $50/person

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Taking Care of Business: An OPN Conversation

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Local LGBTQ entrepreneurs own it everyday. Hear how a few them created their business and about programs that can help you be the boss of you.

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50+ Lunch Bunch

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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The Rainbow Center's 50+ Lunch Bunch is a social and educational opportunity for LGBTQ individuals 50 and older. This program is co-sponsored by Tacoma Older LGBT. This is a brown bag lunch event that meets the 3rd Friday of every month, 11:00am - 1:00pm. Please bring your lunch, we will provide beverages and snacks. Topics will vary month to month and we are always excited to receive new topic suggestions.

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Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Foster Care

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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A workshop for foster parents who are or may someday foster LGBTQ+ youth.  Presented by Amara. Visit Amara at www.AmaraPutsKidsFirst.org for more information.

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Surviving & Thriving: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall

June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. The Rainbow Center has decided to commemorate this important moment in LGBTQ history with an event at the Rainbow Center on Wednesday, June 26th. - Participate in a Stonewall Photo Project with professional photographer, Alice Di Certo. We want to capture the South Sound's LGBTQ community and their stories through photos. The final project will be displayed at Tacoma Pride 2019 and the Rainbow Center. Bring your family members, friends or come…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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July 2019

Tacoma Tests Thursdays

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Saturday Morning “T”

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at the Rainbow Center on the first and third Saturday of every month - We're making a space for transgender people and our allies to make new friends, share interesting stories, and enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea with friends. We'll supply the coffee and tea; you bring your friends, your own beautiful self, and perhaps a yummy treat to share... For information email [email protected]

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gender Alliance of the South Sound

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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G.A.S.S. meets every SECOND, FOURTH & FIFTH Friday and SECOND Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the RC.

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LGBTQ Book Club

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This book club focuses on LGBTQ books, themes and authors. All are welcome. We meet the second Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM at the Tacoma Rainbow Center located at 2215 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402. Here are our upcoming titles: 2019 LGBTQ Book Club Reading List Jan. 12             Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley, gay male memoir. Paperback 978-0735213463, 352 pages. Feb. 9              Less by Andrew Sean Greer, gay male novel. Pulitzer…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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50+ Lunch Bunch

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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The Rainbow Center's 50+ Lunch Bunch is a social and educational opportunity for LGBTQ individuals 50 and older. This program is co-sponsored by Tacoma Older LGBT. This is a brown bag lunch event that meets the 3rd Friday of every month, 11:00am - 1:00pm. Please bring your lunch, we will provide beverages and snacks. Topics will vary month to month and we are always excited to receive new topic suggestions.

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Saturday Morning “T”

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at the Rainbow Center on the first and third Saturday of every month - We're making a space for transgender people and our allies to make new friends, share interesting stories, and enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea with friends. We'll supply the coffee and tea; you bring your friends, your own beautiful self, and perhaps a yummy treat to share... For information email [email protected]

Find out more »

Gender Diversity Family Support Group

July 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This is a group for parents of transgender, gender diverse, and gender-nonconforming children and teens. Kids activities and Gender Diversity teen group meet in conjunction with parent support group. Please email [email protected] to schedule a telephone intake call prior to attending your first meeting.

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Tacoma Tmen Potluck & Binder Exchange

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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A potluck and binder exchange hosted by Tacoma Tmen. Bring a dish or beverage to share (no alcohol, the Rainbow Center is a drug-free and alcohol-free space). If you're a danger in the kitchen or short on time, store-bought is totally okay! Event is open to SOFFAs (significant others, friends, family, and allies). RSVP via email [email protected]

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August 2019

Tacoma Tests Thursdays

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gender Alliance of the South Sound

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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G.A.S.S. meets every SECOND, FOURTH & FIFTH Friday and SECOND Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the RC.

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LGBTQ Book Club

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This book club focuses on LGBTQ books, themes and authors. All are welcome. We meet the second Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM at the Tacoma Rainbow Center located at 2215 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402. Here are our upcoming titles: 2019 LGBTQ Book Club Reading List Jan. 12             Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley, gay male memoir. Paperback 978-0735213463, 352 pages. Feb. 9              Less by Andrew Sean Greer, gay male novel. Pulitzer…

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¡Conéctate! Interest Session

August 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us for appetizers and mocktails as we socialize and discuss the re-launch of ¡Conéctate! The Rainbow Center is a proudly queer, anti-racist community center. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment that reflects the community we serve. The Rainbow Center is wheelchair accessible and offers ADA-compliant, single stall restrooms. If you need further accommodations, please submit a request to Bre at [email protected], at least 5 business days prior to the event. --- Comparta y socialice con nosotros mientras…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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50+ Lunch Bunch

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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The Rainbow Center's 50+ Lunch Bunch is a social and educational opportunity for LGBTQ individuals 50 and older. This program is co-sponsored by Tacoma Older LGBT. This is a brown bag lunch event that meets the 3rd Friday of every month, 11:00am - 1:00pm. Please bring your lunch, we will provide beverages and snacks. Topics will vary month to month and we are always excited to receive new topic suggestions.

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Gender Diversity Family Support Group

August 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This is a group for parents of transgender, gender diverse, and gender-nonconforming children and teens. Kids activities and Gender Diversity teen group meet in conjunction with parent support group. Please email [email protected] to schedule a telephone intake call prior to attending your first meeting.

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Relationship Skills Class

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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We are delighted to announce that the Rainbow Center is partnering with The Northwest Network of Bi, Trans, Lesbian, and Gay Survivors of Abuse to present a 2-Part Relationship Skills Class workshop, for the first time in Tacoma! We will be exploring how power & oppression manifest in our interpersonal relationships, how we think about values, and how we can manage interpersonal conflict. This will be a snack-filled series, where we will be exploring the skills that we need to…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Rainbow Academy

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2019

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

Rainbow Academy is a Rainbow Center’s initiative, offering workshops and seminars to develop professional, personal, and interpersonal skills for LGBTQ+ community members. The program starting on August 27, 2019 to October 1, 2019 has six modules. Each module is one hour long . LGBTQ+ community members will have the experience to be trained in personal finances, healthcare, social relations, workplace presentation, and self-assessment and empowerment. This program is FREE and open to anyone in the LGBTQ+ community. The Rainbow Center…

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Relationship Skills Class

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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We are delighted to announce that the Rainbow Center is partnering with The Northwest Network of Bi, Trans, Lesbian, and Gay Survivors of Abuse to present a 2-Part Relationship Skills Class workshop, for the first time in Tacoma! We will be exploring how power & oppression manifest in our interpersonal relationships, how we think about values, and how we can manage interpersonal conflict. This will be a snack-filled series, where we will be exploring the skills that we need to…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gender Alliance of the South Sound Potluck

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Tacoma Meetings: On months that have a FIFTH Friday, G.A.S.S. presents its "Fifth Friday Potluck", a more casual gathering that also usually takes place at the Rainbow Center. Everyone is welcome. Bring a dish to share if you can. We meet at the Oasis Rainbow Center, located at 2215 Pacific Ave. in downtown Tacoma. Meetings go until approximately 9:00PM. Regular meetings generally involve a bit of socializing, and a discussion of topics of interest. Snacks are usually available. Donate what…

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September 2019

Rainbow Academy

September 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2019

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

Rainbow Academy is a Rainbow Center’s initiative, offering workshops and seminars to develop professional, personal, and interpersonal skills for LGBTQ+ community members. The program starting on August 27, 2019 to October 1, 2019 has six modules. Each module is one hour long . LGBTQ+ community members will have the experience to be trained in personal finances, healthcare, social relations, workplace presentation, and self-assessment and empowerment. This program is FREE and open to anyone in the LGBTQ+ community. The Rainbow Center…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Rainbow Academy

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2019

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

Rainbow Academy is a Rainbow Center’s initiative, offering workshops and seminars to develop professional, personal, and interpersonal skills for LGBTQ+ community members. The program starting on August 27, 2019 to October 1, 2019 has six modules. Each module is one hour long . LGBTQ+ community members will have the experience to be trained in personal finances, healthcare, social relations, workplace presentation, and self-assessment and empowerment. This program is FREE and open to anyone in the LGBTQ+ community. The Rainbow Center…

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Tacoma Tests Thursdays

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE rapid HIV testing. Provided by Pierce County AIDS Foundation.

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Gender Alliance of the South Sound

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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G.A.S.S. meets every SECOND, FOURTH & FIFTH Friday and SECOND Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the RC.

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LGBTQ Book Club

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This book club focuses on LGBTQ books, themes and authors. All are welcome. We meet the second Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM at the Tacoma Rainbow Center located at 2215 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402. Here are our upcoming titles: 2019 LGBTQ Book Club Reading List Jan. 12             Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley, gay male memoir. Paperback 978-0735213463, 352 pages. Feb. 9              Less by Andrew Sean Greer, gay male novel. Pulitzer…

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Gender Diversity Family Support Group

September 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This is a group for parents of transgender, gender diverse, and gender-nonconforming children and teens. Kids activities and Gender Diversity teen group meet in conjunction with parent support group. Please email [email protected] to schedule a telephone intake call prior to attending your first meeting.

Find out more »

Rainbow Academy

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2019

Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

Rainbow Academy is a Rainbow Center’s initiative, offering workshops and seminars to develop professional, personal, and interpersonal skills for LGBTQ+ community members. The program starting on August 27, 2019 to October 1, 2019 has six modules. Each module is one hour long . LGBTQ+ community members will have the experience to be trained in personal finances, healthcare, social relations, workplace presentation, and self-assessment and empowerment. This program is FREE and open to anyone in the LGBTQ+ community. The Rainbow Center…

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Home, Heart & Me: Navigating Latinx & LGBTQ Identities

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Rainbow Center, 2215 Pacific Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Únase a nosotros el 18 de septiembre mientras conversamos sobre las identidades Latinx y LGBTQ. Exhibiremos un documental que magnifica las voces queer y latinx de nuestra comunidad. Contaremos con un panel de discusión reflexionando sobre temas de expresión de nuestra identidad LGBTQ en el entorno cultural y familiar como Latinx. Rainbow Center es un centro comunitario orgullosamente Queer y antirracista. Estamos comprometidos en proveer un ambiente inclusivo que refleje la comunidad a la que servimos. Rainbow Center tiene acceso…

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