o serve our community, The Family Tree sponsors a number of groups designed to encourage social activity and respond to areas of need. For more information about any of our groups, please contact us at (850) 222-8555.

Self-Discovery Life Coaching

Join our group self-discovery life coaching program led by Cathryn E. Lokey, MS/Ed.S, NCC, author of Discovering Self and The Perfect Daughter.  The purpose of self-discovery life coaching is to help you move quickly and effectively towards your ideal life.  The group meets on most Saturday afternoons at The Family Tree.

Group Facilitator:  Cathryn Lokey

LGBT Business Partners

A group of like-minded professionals and business-owners committed to making business decisions that are in the best interest of the LGBT community.  The LGBT Business Partners group is designed for the networking of goods and service providers in the LGBT community, and its allies.

LGBT Business Partners Chair:  Glenn Belay

Branching Out LGBT Community Newspaper

Branching Out is Tallahassee’s LGBT community newspaper.  Branching Out’s mission is to be the paper of record for the LGBT community of Tallahassee, and in that capacity it seeks to inform, advocate, engage, and entertain while being a responsible representative of the LGBT community and its allies to the outside world.  Branching Out is mailed free of charge to nearly 1,000 homes in the Tallahassee and Big Bend area.

Branching Out Executive Editor:  Andy Janecek

Tallahassee PRIDEFEST/Pride and Visibility Committee

The Pride and Visibility Committee is responsible for organizing, fundraising, and effecting visibility in the local community.  Specifically among these visibility events are Springtime Tallahassee, Tallahassee PRIDEFEST, 4th of July at Tom Brown Park, and the Tallahassee Winter Festival.

Tallahassee PRIDEFEST Chair:  Steven Hall

Transgender Tallahassee

Transgender Tallahassee is a group founded to support those who challenge the idea of gender as binary.  The group hosts Gender Chat every second Tuesday of the month to provide a resource to those transitioning, as well as for members of their families.

Transgender Tallahassee Facilitator:  Margeaux Mutz-Tso

Youth Group

In the closet or out, a welcoming environment managed by psychology students intended to help youths come to terms with their identity or to answer questions that may not be answered at home.

Group Facilitator:  Vacant

Women’s Chat Group

A gathering of the X-chromosome, with weekly topics of discussion.

Group Facilitator:  Vacant

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