Community

LINKS and Resources for the Gay Community in and around Buffalo NY and Western NY.  Even including Ontario CA, and Erie PA along with Syracuse Uttica, jamestown amoung others.  These gay groups are great for social activities and enjoying the gay flavor of buffalo.  Then there is a referance list of important links to things buffalo like tv, event venues etc.

 

 

GROUPS
 Buffalo Historical  Gay Bowling League
  • Founded on September 7, 1978
  • A mostly LGBT, fun, social, mixed
    bowling league open to all bowlers of any skill level
  • Our 37th season starts on September 3, 2014.
    Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm
    (practice starts at 7:30 pm)
    See More
  • Email
    BuffaloHistoricalBowling@verizon.net

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Buffalo-Historical-Bowling-League/172743456073875?sk=info&tab=page_info

Pride Center  You can now purchase Pride Center merchandise online at: http://www.cafepress.com/pridecenterwnyhe Pride Center of Western New York serves as a referral service, short-term counseling provider, and community center for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) communities of Western New York. The Pride Center acts as a referral agency connecting LGBT persons with health, mental health, and legal services sensitive to the needs of LGBT clients and supportive of their health and wellness. The Pride Center offers support groups catering to the needs of the LGBT communities it serves, such as: a coming out group, gender identity & support talk (GIST), married men’s/women’s group, breast cancer survivor groups for lesbian, bisexual, and transgender men & women, their families, and partners. The Pride Center offers a safe, healthy, and supportive environment including access to a lending library dedicated to LGBT subject matter, a public use computer, and regularly scheduled social activities for LGBT persons in a substance free environment. For more information visit us on line at: www.pridecenterwny.orghttps://www.facebook.com/PrideWNY?fref=pb&hc_location=profile_browser
Buffalo Bears The Buffalo Bears Club, a non-profit organization, was founded in the summer of 1999. We are a social club for self-described bears and their admirers. We meet together every second Saturday in Buffalo at 10pm at OHM UltraLounge, located at 948 Main St. With monitored Parking conviently located across from the bar. Guests are more than welcomed to attend our meetings and immediately following, we host our monthly Bear Bar Night.http://buffalobears.org/https://www.facebook.com/buffalobear?fref=ts
Buffalo Bulldogs  https://www.facebook.com/BuffaloBulldogsMChttp://www.buffalobulldogs.com/
QUEEN CITY ROLLER GIRLS The Queen City Roller Girls will be hosting a month long Roller Derby Boot Camp! The program will consist of exercises specific to roller derby and increasing agility, conditioning and speed. Veteran QCRG’s will help you with: Turns & Crossovers, Falls & Starts, Whips & Pushes and BLOCKING!!! At the end of the camp, women who qualify will be placed on teams based on skating skills and attendance. * You must be 21+ *http://www.qcrg.net/https://www.facebook.com/QueenCityRollerGirls?fref=pb&hc_location=profile_browser
Buffalo Gay Men’s ChorusBuffalo Gay Men's Chorus The Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus is dedicated to producing vocal music of high quality in the rich tradition of men’s choral singing. We sing to create harmony as we celebrate pride in the community and in ourselves. We seek through song not only to entertain, but to enlighten. http://www.buffalogaymenschorus.com/

https://www.facebook.com/buffalogaymenschorus?fref=pb&hc_location=profile_browser

Imperial Court of Buffalo The Imperial Court of Buffalo raises funds for the Buffalo community and AIDS/Gay related charities (among others charities as well), while providing fun and entertaining events for the community. Our members not only help by raising funds, but also by volunteering time and manpower. The Imperial Court of Buffalo has assisted such events as: Cause for Celebration, Buffalo Pride, Artists and Models, Ways In Being Gay, National Coming Out Day, The Kellie McCarthy Aids Walk, The Arties, Juvenile Diabetes Walk and many, many more. If there is a cause or event which needs help, you are very likely to find members of the I.C.O.B. in regalia or not.visit our website at www.ImperialCourtOfBuffalo.com .Thanks, Much Love & PeaceChevon Davis   David Martin   www.chevondavis.com
GAY BINGO!! Games are normally scheduled for the second Saturday of each month (except July and August) at Westminster Presbyterian Church (724 Delaware Avenue, between North & Summer).Admission is just $5, but most people opt to purchase a packet containing each game for $20 (which includes $25 worth of games). Prizes range from $50, $100, and $150, and specials with jackpots having reached over $700 in previous games. (Special game jackpots are based upon number of games sold.)Gay Bingo is the primary fundraiser for the AIDS Plus Fund of WNY, Inc., a not-for-profit organization founded in 2003. The mission of the AIDS Plus Fund is to assist and support fundraising efforts for HIV/AIDS-related services by developing and implementing unique and innovative ways of raising funds for programs affected by funding cutbacks.

http://www.buffalogaybingo.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Buffalo-Gay-Bingo/29388490683?fref=pb&hc_location=profile_browser

aids community servicesNew York State Health Foundation - Improving the state of New York's Health
The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) is a private, statewide foundation dedicated to improving the health of all New Yorkers. We strive to be focused and purposeful in our work; establish and adhere to clear goals and strategies; and measure our progress. We are committed to making grants, but also to making a difference beyond our dollars: informing health care policy and practice, spreading effective programs to improve the health system, serving as a neutral convener of health leaders across the State, and providing technical assistance to our grantees and partners.
http://nyshealthfoundation.org/our-grantees/grantee-profile/aids-community-services-of-western-new-york-inc
MOCHA The  mission of the MOCHA Project Inc. is to strengthen communities of color and their families, as they define them, by providing supportive environments. We recognize that social environments impact health behaviors. We seek to promote health and wellness through advocacy, education, prevention, service, and community development specializing in LGBT programming.http://mochacenter.org/
Buffalo State College PRIDE ALLIANCEProfile Picture https://www.bengalconnect.com/organization/pridealliance/about
The Canisius College Gay-Straight Alliance At Canisius, Unity is a student run organization that implements club-wide and campus-wide programs and initiatives to educate the community on GLBT issues with the goal of creating a more accepting atmosphere free of homophobic behavior.http://www3.canisius.edu/~unity/
 Benedict HouseBenedict House; Opening hearts. Opening doors.

 

 The mission of Benedict House is to provide non-discriminatory residential housing opportunities and supportive services for persons living with AIDS in an environment promoting the principles of dignity, respect, understanding, compassion and self-determination.http://www.benedicthouse.org/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Benedict-House-of-WNY-Inc/195354537280448

Buffalo in General Information Websites
FIND GAS PRICES IN AREA HERE
artvoice Buffalo’s #1 Alternative Newsweekly
Buffalo Airport info
AIRLINES websites
Buffalo weather
Buffalo Weather Radar (NOAA)
Thruway & Expressway Cameras
Buffalo.com for activities around buffalo
Buffalo Cam Live  take a look at the Buffalo streets with in a few blocks of the bars
Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau  617 Main Street , Suite 400  Buffalo NY 14203-1496 Mapquest map to this site   Toll Free Phone: (800) 283-3256  Email: info@buffalocvb.org  Web Site: http://www.buffalocvb.org/home.html
If you have been to Marcella lately, you probably have seen Nathan dancing or running the dance lights.   You know the cute but sexy guy.  He has a personal blog of his adventures around town and will soon be expanding it.  The website is called http://www.buffawhat.com/
Local Television Websites with dinning, hotel, current area news

 

a pretty good reference site for Buffalo
Buffalo City Life
Buffalo City Life is a Buffalo New York restaurant dining guide and directory. A new Buffalo NY restaurant directory and restaurant guide for Buffalo NY Restaurants. Buffalo dining and specialty foods in Buffalo New York and the greater Western New Y
http://www.myairshoes.com/    Welcome to the #1 internet footwear community Myairshoes.com. Our mission is to bring our visitors release dates and news about their favorite shoes. Information about Air Jordans Sneakers, Nike Air Force Ones, Reebok Shoes, Adidas Shoes, Converse Sneakers, and more can be found here.
Buffalo Bar Fly
Buffalobarfly.com is your guide to bars, nightclubs, restaurants, concerts, events and things to do in Buffalo, NY. Buffalobarfly.com is currently being renovated. Some of the photo content from the old site is still being copied into the new format.
www.sheas.org
alleyway.com
www.irishclassicaltheatre.com
Orbitz Gay Travel
Gay Travel New York. Trendy restaurants, Chelsea boys, Broadway productions, and upscale shopping make NYC one of the world’s most popular destinations. Whether you live here or are just visiting, this city simply doesn’t know the meaning of boredom
Buffalo Gay Groups
Leather Groups   BOLT – Buffalo Bulldogs meeting at Buddies the 1st Saturday of every month. Buffalo Bulldogs MC
The Buffalo Bulldogs MC is a fraternal club for gay men and their friends who enjoy the look, feel, smell, and mystique of leather and the leather/fetish lifestyle. Meet monthly at 10:00 pm on the first Saturday of the month, with the Bulldogs’ Bar N
The Buffalo NY Lesbians was created October 2003 to bring the lesbian community together.   Looks like they just started their website But you might find it interesting  http://buffalonylesbians.org/They dont Link back to BuffaloGayBars.com
Bears Groups   – Buffalo Bears meeting at Buddies the 2nd Saturday of every monthBuffalo Bears
The Buffalo Bears Club, a non-profit organization, was founded in the summer of 1999. We are a social club for self-described bears and their admirers. We meet together every second Saturday at Buddies II at the corner of Mohawk and Franklin Streets
Surrounding Area Gay Listings
GayNiagara.com is the community website brought to you through the work of several volunteers and the generosity of our sponsors. We’d like to thank them all and hope you enjoy our site. Please let our sponsors know that you found them though GayNiagara.com
http://www.pridetoronto.com/  Pride Toronto has been in existence, in various forms, since the late 1970s and annually since 1981. Over the years, what began as a statement of the existence of lesbians and gays, has evolved into the inclusive and dynamic arts and culture festival it is today.
The mission of CNY Pride is to empower and encourage the Central New York LGBT community to celebrate and affirm their sexual and gender identities.
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
The Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley is dedicated to cultivating a healthy, inclusive environment where individuals of all sexual orientations and gender expressions are safe, thriving, and enjoy full civil rights
http://www.pridetoronto.com/
Niagara pride
Gay Rochester
Excellent recourse guide for Rochester
Erie News
Erie Gay News is published once monthly in print and 2-4 times monthly (as needed) on the worldwide web as a source of news, events, information, support and affirmation for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people (GLBT’s), their friends, fam
activities
The Woods Campground
The Woods Campground is a private, members-only, clothing optional alternative campground in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains. We cater to gay and lesbian clientele 18 years of age or older, providing a secluded getaway destination unlike any other.
Jones pond camping
Jones Pond Campground and RV Park is a gay owned, members only, adult male (21+), clothing optional, gay camping facility. We offer over 100 acres for sunning, hiking, swimming, socializing or just getting away from everyday life. Nestled in the beau
Drag
Pandora Boxx Show  http://www.youtube.com/user/gayshow
Jayme Coxx
Miss Chevon Davis
One of the Premier Drag Queens in Buffalo NY
vicki rene
One of the worlds largests drag resourse
Imperial Court of Buffalo
Vanity Vogue
I love the community of Buffalo” , Vanity grew up in Eden and moved to the West Coast for 10 years returning home in April of 2001. She has performed at many venues in the City including to name a few…Sheas Annual “Martini Gras” “Cause for Cele
MySpace
queen city roller girls
We’re looking to meet hip, adventurous ladies who’re just dying to let it all hang out. What better way than through Roller Derby? You’ll get to express your creative/angry/sexy/wild sides and do it all in the company of your nemesisters! It’s comm
Pandora Boxx www.myspace.com/gayshow
The Stripteasers
Trailer Park Tuesdays
Gay Bar Websites
Sky Jamestown   there is a new gay bar in Jamestown
Zone Dance Club Erie PA
Trance Erie PA  Erie PA
Mixers   Olean Bar
Angles
Roxy’s
Miss Kitty
Marcella
Cathode Ray
Health AIDS
Haven House    domestic violence emergency shelter.  LGBT Intimate Partner Violence Victim Advocacy ProgramHaven House716-884-6000 (24-hour hotline)Haven House provides support, information, legal consultation by volunteer lawyers, and referral to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender victims of intimate partner violence/domestic violence through the 24-hour, confidential hotline.  Currently, women and their children are able to utilize emergency shelter services at Haven House.The LGBT IPV Victim Advocate Program provides individual supportive counseling, client advocacy with police, courts and other community services, as well as community outreach and education about LGBT intimate partner violence.  Haven House and the LGBT IPV Victim Advocate are working towards developing the Safe Home Network Program.  The Safe Home Network will be a program that provides safe, confidential emergency shelter options to LGBT individuals who may be unable to access current emergency domestic violence resources.
MOCHA
The mission of MOCHA is to strengthen communities of color and their families, as they define them, by providing supportive environments. We recognize that social environments impact healthy behaviors. We seek to promote health and wellness through a
AIDS Community Services
AIDS Community Services 206 South Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, NY 14201 (716) 847-2441
Pride Center
PRIDE AT THE PIER INFO The Pride Center of Western New York, Inc., is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. The mission of the Center is to work with the community to make Western New York a safe, healthy and satisfying place for lesbians, gay men,
PFLAG
Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered people, their families, and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society education, to enlightened an ill-informed public advocacy,
Gay Community Resources
www.homeny.org   fair housing for gays in new york state  discrimination housing laws
Pride Buffalo    ( can not find them anymore ?????  They’re HERE)
PRIDE PARADE Pride Buffalo, Inc. was founded in 1999 when members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community of Buffalo and western New York got together to establish an organization that would represent a visible presence to the comm
  http://www.actupny.org/    “For meeting the challenge of the AIDS epidemic and its crisis of conscience with vigilant acts of political and cultural provocation – thereby giving voice to the essential creative will of our humanity.”
Outcome Buffalo
The What, Where, & When of Gay Buffalo
http://www.spectrumwny.org/  Spectrum Transgender Group of Western New York  To provide a support structure for transgendered individuals and for their families, friends and allies.  To assist the questioning individual in their search for awareness and comprehension of their gender identity and expression.
http://www.bwwny.org/  Bi-ways of Western New York  Buffalo and Western New York’s first bisexual network.
Bi-Ways provides awareness, educational, social, support and activism of and for the Bi-Community and the larger community of Western New York.
my out & about
Buffalo and Rochester printed directory designed to tailor to the needs of the GLBT community. We are considered the PREMIER online resource and your direct link to the GLBT community.
About Magazine
abOUT Magazine is a bold new voice for the LGBT community of Western New York and Southern Ontario. abOUT Magazine is available FREE in a variety of locations across our coverage area including; Buffalo-Niagara Falls, Rochester-Batavia, Jamestown-Dun
Shades unknown
Shades A social organization for lesbians of color. P. O. Box 608, Bflo., NY 14209 Phone: (716) 879-0945 e-mail: shades@bluemoon.net Website: www.bluemoon.net/~shades/
Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus.com
Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus.com The Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus is dedicated to producing high-quality vocal music in the distinctive tradition of men’s choral singing that will entertain and enlighten, creating harmony and pride
Spectrum Transgender Group
Spectrum Transgender Group www.spectrumwny.org PO Box 596 Buffalo, NY 14207 (888) 705-8340 spectrumwny@yahoo.com To provide a support structure for transgendered individuals and for their families, friends and allies. To assist the questioni
Buffalo Belles
Buffalo Belles PO Box 1701 Amherst, NY 14226 (716)879-0973There are 3 goals that guide us as a group: One – To be an information resource for transgendered people in Buffalo & Western New York. Two – To provide support and advice to all who are
OutLaw unknown
OutLaw (Graduate Gay and Lesbian Law Student Association) 118 O’Brian Hall University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY 14260 fldennis@acsu.buffalo.edu
Out and About
Out and About C/O GAGV 179 Atlantic Ave Rochester, NY 14607-1255 (716) 244-8640
Empire State Pride Agenda
Empire State Pride Agenda 206 S. Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, NY 14201 716 852 2297 716 271 0216
Gay Fathers Coalition
Gay Fathers Coalition Westside Station P O Box 404 Buffalo, NY 14213 716 633 269
LGBTA Online,
LGBTA Online, the University at Buffalo Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Alliance online resource.
Stonewall Democrats of Western New York
Stonewall Democrats of Western New York 2 Union Place Buffalo, NY 14201 mail@stonewalldemocratswny.org www.stonewalldemocratswny.org
GLYS, Gay and Lesbian Youth Services of WNY
GLYS, Gay and Lesbian Youth Services of WNY 190 Franklin St. Buffalo, NY 14202 (716) 855-0221
Come Out And Play – COAP
Come Out And Play – COAP c/o Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley 179 Atlantic Avenue Rochester, NY 14607 (716) 244-8640 coap@webcom.com Come Out And Play is a gay and lesbian social group for young adults in the Rochester area. We provide new
Buffalo United Artists
Since our first production, A…My Name is Alice , which opened in January 1992, we have produced more than 100 diverse shows in theaters all over the area. We are very proud to have brought some of the most challenging theater to Buffalo, and to
General Gay Sites
gayscape
Search Over 68,000 Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Listings:
Xtra.ca
About Xtra.ca Xtra.ca is published by Pink Triangle Press, a not-for-profit organization born out of and committed to the struggle of lesbians and gay men for sexual liberation and human fulfillment.
National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA)
The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is an organization of journalists, online media professionals and students that works from within the journalism industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual and tr
Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Student Services at New York University
The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Student Services at New York University exists to create campus environments that are inclusive and supportive of student diversity in the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity/expressio
Gay Crawler
Gay & Lesbian online directory
General Interest Buffalo Sites

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