Recurring Events:

• Gala Pride and Diversity Center Board Meeting | Third Tuesday of Each Month.

• Art After Dark | First Friday of Each Month (at the Gala Pride and Diversity Center).

For a list of Recurring Support Group Meetings, VISIT US HERE.

Community Events:


What’s Going On Week of 10-26-2020


Good morning from the Gala Pride and Diversity Center! ¡Buenos días desde el Centro de Orgullo y Diversidad Gala!


This week is Asexual Awareness Week. Let’s take some time to learn more about and affirm those with ace identities!


Wilshire Hospice’s Dia de los Muertos celebration will be online this year and will encompass a week’s worth of virtual activities beginning October 23rd. 


Have you registered to vote? Online registration has closed, but you can register in person up to and including election day. Once you’ve registered, you need to vote. SLO polling locations will be open for 4 days from October 30th! LGBTQ+ voices are vital in this election and we need everyone to participate!

Monday October 26th 

5pm-7pm Trans*Teen Peer Support Group and Stand Out Parent Support Group. Send a note to for a link to join these meetings!

Tuesday October 27th 


7pm-9pm Online Transgender Support Group with Tranz Central Coast and the Gala Pride and Diversity Center. Send a note to to receive the meeting link and password.


Wednesday October 28th


7pm-8pm FED Eating Disorder Support Group Zoom Meeting ID: 891 5886 6267

Passcode: 367275


Thursday October 29th


Q Youth is on hiatus - If you want info about the meetings check out @QYouth on Instagram or send a note to 


Friday October 30th


6pm CAPSLO The Center and 5 Cities Hope present Fright Night! Tune in to watch a spooky and fabulous show as we celebrate Fright Night and Santanico this year! Instagram live can be seen on @nala_diamond ‘s account! The drag show is free but we are gladly accepting donations to saga city at .


7pm JEWELS: A LGBTQ+ HANGOUT! Santa Maria House of Pride and Equality hosts a Zoom meeting every Friday at 7:00pm for all LGBTQ+ identifying individuals. “Our goal is to provide a safe space for our community to unwind and enjoy each other's company! We hope to see you there!” - Meeting ID 821-9929-3440

Sunday November 1st


1pm-3pm Shower The People SLO. Complimentary showers will be available each Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00pm. The shower trailer will be located between the library at 995 Palm Street and the adjacent parking garage. Hot showers will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.


7pm-8pm Sunday Evening Rap (LGBTQ+ AA Group) meets every Sunday evening. During COVID-19 closures, the meeting is on Zoom with meeting ID  206 301 937.  A password is required. To receive the password email and someone will send it along.


Monthly donation to the Gala Pride and Diversity Center  is now live. As we expand our services and hope to pay for therapist-led support groups as well as increasing our reach in the County even $1 or $5 per month makes a difference to us - please consider!  (Note you can make your donation anonymous if desired.)


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