Bay Area Queer Sanghas


TGQMM – Trans & Genderqueer Mindfulness Meetup ~ Monday evenings (twice monthly)
open to all trans* identified people
Oakland (link)

Berkeley Lesbian Buddhist Sangha ~ Tuesday evenings (2nd & 4th Tuesdays only)
open to lesbian, bisexual, transexual and questioning women
Epworth United Methodist Church, North Berkeley (link)

Alphabet Sangha ~ Tuesday evenings (weekly)
open to self-identified LGBTQIA+ folks
East Bay Meditation Center, Oakland (link)

Vietnamese LGBTQ Sangha ~ Tuesdays (1st Tuesdays only)
in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh
Oakland (email)


San Francisco LGBTQ Sangha ~ Monday evenings (weekly)
open to LGBTQ people
San Francisco LGBT Center (link)

Q-Sangha ~ Tuesday evenings (weekly)
open to LGBTQ people
Metropolitan Community Church (link)

Dharma Dykes ~ not currently meeting (see link for info)
open to self-identified queer women
San Francisco Buddhist Center (link)

Gay Buddhist Fellowship ~ Sunday mornings (weekly)
open to gay men
San Francisco Buddhist Center (link)

Gay Buddhist Sangha ~ Sunday afternoons (weekly)
open to LGBT folk
meets in a private home, contact them for info (link)

Queer Dharma at SF Zen Center ~ Saturday afternoons (monthly)
LGBTIQ group at SFZC City Center (link)

Hartford Street Zen Center ~ Daily, Monday – Saturday
Open to LGBTQQI people and allies
See website for zazen hours (link)

Meditation in Recovery (women) ~ Thursday evenings (1st Thursdays only)
at Hartford St. Zen Center (link)

Meditation in Recovery (men & women) ~ Friday evenings (weekly)
at Hartford St. Zen Center (link)

Queer Leather Deep Refuge Group ~ 4th Friday evenings (monthly)
at Liberation Institute (link)

HIV Meditation Group ~ Thursday & Friday mornings (every week)
open to those living with HIV, their friends, families & community supporters
at Hartford St. Zen Center (link)