TransPonder Happenings Newsletter


Our QTBIPOC group meets on Zoom this Tuesday.

We/Us/Ours Social Hour is back this Wednesday.


Headphones and turntable with yellow text reading OPEN CALL FOR GENDER DIVERSE PERFORMERS and pink text reading TAG YOUR FAVORITE ARTIST OR PERFORMER

TransPonder hosts numerous events throughout the year and we are looking for gender diverse artists and performers to feature!

Whether you’re a DJ, painter, singer, drag performer, dancer, or something else entirely, we would like to know more about you and what you do.

CLICK HERE to sign up

Tues, Apr 25: Book Club

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Our virtual, all ages, LGBTQIA, & allies welcome book club meets every Tuesday @ 5p PT.

We read books for, about, and by trans and gender diverse people!

Click the photo for more information, including our recommendation list and a way to get a free digital copy of our discussion books.

CLICK HERE for the Google Meet Link

Tues, Apr 25: QTBIPOC Group

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What: LGBTQIA BIPOC discussion group
When: 4th Tuesday of the month @ 6p PT
Who: All LGBTQIA2S Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color, ages teen+
Where: Virtual, on Zoom.

This group is for Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color, who are also LGBTQIA2S, questioning, and/or somewhere on the rainbow. For questions about the group or to speak with the facilitator contact:

Image credit: New Pride Flag

CLICK HERE for Zoom Link

Wed, Apr 26: We/Us/Ours

What: A trans and gender diverse social hour
When: Last Wednesday of the month @ 6-8p
Who: Trans and gender diverse folks, and allies welcome
Where: MADISON 225; 225 Madison St. Eugene, OR 97402

⁠🍷 Join HIV Alliance & TransPonder for our monthly social gathering for trans, nonbinary, gender diverse, and questioning folks, and allies. This is your opportunity to meet new folks in the area, hang out in good company, and get to know each other in a relaxed social setting.

We/Us/Ours is lightly facilitated by TransPonder and HIV Alliance. TransPonder offers resources and information, and HIV Alliance offers free injection supplies, including needles, syringes, sharps containers, and alcohol pads. They can also pick up your used sharps containers.

CLICK HERE for more information

Wed, Apr 26: Queer Youth Yoga

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Classes are FREE. All genders, sexualities, and expressions welcome. These classes are also for all abilities, bodies, and experience levels. Bring your friends!

Wednesdays @ 4p – Willamette High School

1801 Echo Hollow Rd, Eugene, OR 97402
Room #61
All youth, ages 12-17

There are yoga mats available.

Check in at the office, and they’ll show you the way to Classroom #61. You do not have to be a student at Bethel SD or WHS to attend the class!

This class is made possible by a grant from First Congregational Church, and a partnership with Bethel School District.

Wednesdays @ 6p – Sheldon Community Center

2445 Willakenzie Rd, Eugene, OR 97401
Hazelnut Room
All youth, ages 8-12

There are yoga mats, blocks, straps, and bands available.

This class is made possible by a grant from Comunidad y Herencia Cultural and Eugene Arte Latino, and a partnership with the City of Eugene.

CLICK HERE for More Information

Wed, Apr 26: Gender Diverse Yoga

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What: Yoga class
When: Wednesdays @ 7p, see our website for dates
Who: Trans/gender-diverse folks, 13+
Where: In person (Sheldon Community Center) and virtual (Zoom)

Join us on Wednesdays @ 7p PT for a trans/gender-diverse yoga class. We are now offering yoga in person and virtual (at the same time).

To join us in person, meet us at Sheldon Community Center (2445 Willakenzie Rd, Eugene) in the Hazelnut Room. There will be someone at the front desk who can direct you. We’ll have mats, blocks, straps, chairs, and bands available.

This class is made possible by a grant from Comunidad y Herencia Cultural and Eugene Arte Latino, and a partnership with the City of Eugene.⁠

CLICK HERE for More Information + Zoom Link

Thurs, Apr 27: Queer, Trans & Disability Group

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Click the photo for more information.

What: Queer, Trans & Disability Support Group
When: Thursdays @ 6p
Who: Queer & trans people who are disabled, ages 13+
Where: Online on Google Meet

The group is open to all LGBTQIA people, including trans, nonbinary, questioning, and gender-diverse folks, ages 13+. This is a space where queer and trans people with disabilities can chat about their experiences, discuss chosen topics, and share resources and validation. Email for the event link.

Please see this website page for dates we are meeting. You do not need to talk or use video to participate.

CLICK HERE for Google Meet Link