Site Prep Has Begun!

At Twin Oaks, it’s never too early to start preparing the conference site! In just a few short months, this site will host dozens of LGBT+ participants excited to learn, grow, and build connections. But even this far in advance, a team of members work to repair, build, and clean the location of this wonderful event.

Meet the Organizers: Stephan

Stephan has lived at Twin Oaks for about 4 years, after lots of school and various jobs. In grad school, they served as co-director of University of Arizona’s Pride Student Union and was responsible for convincing the Board of Directors to cover the health care needs of transgender students. They love fixing things, blacksmithing, rock climbing, binge-watching Steven Universe, and […]

Monday Program

Interested in learning more about Twin Oaks at this year’s gathering? Stay an extra day for our Monday program! Email us or note your interest when you register on eventbrite Tentative Monday Schedule: 8am-9am = leftovers 4 breakfast? 9am-12pm =  Help with conference site clean-up or take a tour of Twin Oaks if you haven’t done one yet 12pm-1pm = […]

OwlRare to play at QGath 2017!

We’re happy to announce that OwlRare from Richmond, VA will be playing at the first annual Queer Gathering! Artist OwlRare is a young entrepreneur as well as singer-songwriter in Richmond,VA Check them out! Soundcloud: Facebook:


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Tentative Schedule

Subject to change,  but start getting excited!!! FRIDAY Friday Afternoon: arriving, setup camp, eat, hang out, workshops Friday Dinner ~6pm Friday Evening – speed friending, ice breakers, maybe performance SATURDAY Saturday Breakfast ~8am Saturday Morning – gentle yin yoga, workshops Saturday Lunch ~noon, genderqueer/non-binary meetup Saturday Afternoon – workshops, dance party? Saturday Dinner ~6pm Saturday Evening – Storyweavers, maybe open […]

Storyweavers to Play at QGath 2017!

We’re happy to announce that The Storyweavers from Norfolk, VA will be playing at the first annual Queer Gathering! Sheela Fortner, Linda Gale Poole, Beth Whyle and Jennifer McLaughlin are The Storyweavers, women that use their talents to create song and imagery. Check them out on facebook or at