TransPonder Happenings Newsletter

Announcements: Join us for the We/Us/Ours social hour this Wednesday!


From athletes to actors, authors to activists, trans people are reshaping the world through their stories and content.

Join us this Trans Day of Visibility for a livestream showcase of trans brilliance!

Sunday, March 31st

12-1 pm: Trans Book Look

1:30-2:30 pm: Music & More

3-4 pm: Gender Diversity on Stage

CLICK HERE for details

Tues, Mar 26: 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


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What: LGBTQIA BIPOC discussion group
When: Every 4th Tuesday @ 6-7p PT
Who: All LGBTQIA2S Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color, ages teen+
Where: Virtual, on Google Meet.

This discussion 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:

CLICK HERE for the Google Meet Link


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What: A (happy) social hour
When: Every last Wednesday @ 6-8p
Who: Trans and gender diverse folks, LGBTQIA folks, and allies welcome
Where: Public House, Springfield, OR

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. (The event is at a wine tasting venue and people will be drinking alcohol.)

We/Us/Ours is lightly facilitated by TransPonder and HIV Alliance. 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


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Click the photo for more information.

What: A support group for people who are queer or trans and are disabled
When: Thursdays @ 6-7p PT; see our website for dates
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 the Google Meet Link