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    Wingspan's Eon Youth Center

    Wingspan 430 E. Seventh St., Tucson Central


    A collaborative youth drop-in and empowerment lounge offers a variety of programs including support groups, leadership-development activities, social events, educational and career enrichment activities, a homeless youth project, a sexual health education project, access to housing case managers, an on-site therapist and healthy-living workshops. Youth also have the opportunity to complete community service hours through this program. Eon events and activities are free and open to all gay, lesbian, bisexual, two-spirit, transgender, queer, questioning, intersexed and straight-ally youth ages 13 to 23. To begin participating, interested youth must complete an EON New Youth Orientation. Call or email eonyouth@wingspan.org for more information. 624-1779

    Wingspan

    Mondays-Fridays
    Wingspan 430 E. Seventh St., Tucson Central


    As Southern Arizona's LGBT Community Center, Wingspan promotes the freedom, equality, safety and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The Wingspan Community Welcome Center is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. It offers internet access, a library of books and videos, and current information about local resources, groups and events, as well as a meeting space for LGBT-friendly groups. Visit wingspan.org for more information. 624-1779

    Rainbow on the Road

    Wingspan 430 E. Seventh St., Tucson Central


    Wingspan's Rainbow on the Road works with rural communities throughout Southern Arizona to identify and train people, and create safe places that LGBT people can access, for support and resources. To schedule a presentation, call 624-1779, ext. 119, or email dhooks@wingspan.org. 624-1779

    SAGA Desert Partnerz

    Fourth Thursday of every month
    Wingspan 430 E. Seventh St., Tucson Central


    Cisgender (non-trans-identified) partners of trans-identified or gender-variant people are invited to meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of every month, except November, when the meeting is on the third Thursday, Nov. 21. Dezert Partnerz was formed to help gain a better understanding of the ways gender diversity can impact relationships and for cisgender partners to share their experiences. Meetings are confidential. Email carolynfort@gmail.com for more information. 624-1779

    Wingspan's Southern Arizona Gender Alliance

    Wingspan 430 E. Seventh St., Tucson Central


    The Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA) offers information, support, services and social opportunities for transgender people and their families. SAGA also provides training for businesses, health care agencies and service providers to educate them about issues affecting the transgender community, and to assure that transgender and gender-diverse people receive appropriate services and are treated with dignity and respect. Visit wingspan.org/programs/transgendersaga or sagatucson.org for more information. 624-1779

    SAGA Desert Girlz

    Wingspan 430 E. Seventh St., Tucson Central


    A support and social group for people who were assigned male gender at birth, but don't feel that accurately or completely describes or expresses their gender identity, meets from 7 to 9 p.m., the second Monday of every month. The group is open to anyone interested in the concept of gender and who is supportive of the purpose of the group. It isn't necessary to identify as transsexual or be in the transition process. Email support@sagatucson.org, or visit sagatucson.org for more information. 624-1779

    Wingspan Multi-Faith Working Group

    Wingspan 430 E. Seventh St., Tucson Central


    People of many faiths meet to plan events and activities that highlight the power of open and affirming faith in the lives of LGBT people, at 5:30 p.m., the second Tuesday of every month. Events include an annual multi-faith pride service and a multi-faith commitment ceremony. Call or email ternst@wingspan.org for more information. 624-1779

    SAGA Desert Boyz

    Third Tuesday of every month
    Wingspan 430 E. Seventh St., Tucson Central


    A support and social group for people who were assigned female gender at birth, but don't feel than accurately or completely describes or expresses their gender identity, meets from 7 to 9 p.m., the third Thursday of every month. The group is open to anyone interested in the concept of gender and who is supportive of the purpose of the group. It isn't necessary to identify as transsexual or be in the transition process. Email support@sagatucson.org, or visit sagatucson.org for more information. 624-1779

    Wingspan Youth Programs

    Wingspan 430 E. Seventh St., Tucson Central


    Eon collaborates with several other agencies to provide support groups, outreach, homelessness services, social activities, and educational and career enrichment to gay, lesbian, bisexual, two-spirit, transgender, queer, questioning, intersexed and straight-ally youth. Youth may also become volunteers or get more information about activism. Leadership training is provided for LGBT and allied youth ages 13 through 23. Call or visit wingspan.org for more information. 624-1779

    24-Hour Crisis Line: 624-0348, (800) 553-9387

    Wingspan 430 E. Seventh St., Tucson Central


    Wingspan provides free and confidential support services to LGBT victims and survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, hate crimes and harassment. Wingspan also provides community outreach and education. Anyone can call the crisis line to talk to an advocate 24 hours a day at 624-0348 or (800) 553-9387. If it's an emergency, please first call 911. 624-1779

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