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Thursday June 27

orientation 101
4pm

First time at GSM? Join our Program team where you'll learn how to make the most of your conference experience. We will share experiences on everything from participating in the workshops to planning your most memorable Pride Sunday. We will also offer an opportunity to connect with a mentor alumni from previous GSM Conferences. 

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Mario

Houston

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Thursday June 27

midnight meeting
12am

A more intimate meeting where you can share with your fellows. 

All fellowships are welcome. 

12-Step meeting format

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Mario

Houston

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Friday June 28

lunch break
11:30am

Check out all of the great and fun restaurants in Hell's Kitchen!  Make sure to invite fellows traveling on their own. That's how we take care of each other at GSM. 

 

For dining recommendations, visit the Event Info section of the Gay & Sober App or www.gayandsober.org/eats

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Robbie

New York City

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Friday June 28

communal workshop
3:30pm

Explore authentic queer connection in this immersive workshop. Reflect on your comfort levels in relationships and empower each other to overcome fears. Share challenges and strengths, accessing your Inner Superhero to apply insights throughout the conference.

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Jeremy Long

Vancouver

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Friday June 28

rooftop pool party
10pm

Have some fun. Get to know your fellows. Dance the night away. Make a splash in the pool. 

No judgments! Light food and drink will be served.

Headphones

DJ LEENA

New York City

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Saturday June 29

meditation experience
10am

An open, high-energy meditation experience with Ontological Coach, Davis Thompson.

 

For all fellowships that focuses on the various spiritual practices and tools in sobriety. 

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Davis Thompson

New York City

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Saturday June 29

diversity
workshop
1:30pm

Explore the issues facing queer people of color in the rooms of recovery. Learn how to create community for marginalized groups.  

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Kyosha Pierre-Francois

New York City

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Saturday June 29

the big meeting
8pm

Speaker meeting for all participants. All fellowships are welcomed. 

Sobriety countdown! 

AA/AL-Anon Speaker Meeting

*no need to RSVP

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SPEAKER: Michael

Austin

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Sunday June 30

the pride parade
12pm

The NYC Pride March is the largest pride parade in the world. Be proud of who you are, march with your fellows, and dance in the streets!! All are welcome. LGBTQ+ inclusive. Our Pride playlist will provide the party from our double decker bus.

Headphones

DJ Playlist

New York City

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Sunday June 30

the dance 
on the river cruise
7:30pm

All are welcome at the best sober dance party in the country! LGBTQ+ inclusive. Food and drink available on board for purchase.

Fireworks spectacular.

Special guest DJ Eric James

Included with your registration. We do sell tickets to to non-conference participants for this night only. 

CIRCLE LINE, W. 42ND AND THE HUDSON RIVER.  

BIRTH 1 SOUTH

LINE UP STARTS AT 7PM

The boat will return to the dock at 11:30pm.

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Mario

Houston

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Thursday June 27

dinner break
5pm

Check out all of the great and fun restaurants in Hell's Kitchen!  Make sure to invite fellows traveling on their own. That's how we take care of each other at GSM. 

 

For dining recommendations, visit the Event Info section of the Gay & Sober App or www.gayandsober.org/eats

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Robbie

New York City

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Friday June 28

morning glory run
10am

Meet up in the 2nd floor lobby of

The Westin.

All levels welcome. We will break you into a group for a light joggers and a group for the speedy queens. Goes up Times Square, through Central Park and back to the hotel.  (4 miles)

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Leo

New York City

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Friday June 28

mental health workshop
1:30pm

This workshop will address the challenges encountered by many LGBTQ+ individuals 

which impact mental health and recovery. We will discuss ways to practice self-compassion, as well as ways to improve and maintain emotional sobriety. Connection 

with others, self-care, and having fun in recovery will be addressed.

Brought to you by:

Caron Treatment Centers

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Bethany Franklin

Pennsylvania

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FRIDAY June 28

dinner break
5pm

Check out all of the great and fun restaurants in Hell's Kitchen!  Make sure to invite fellows traveling on their own. That's how we take care of each other at GSM. 

 

For dining recommendations, visit the Event Info section of the Gay & Sober App or www.gayandsober.org/eats

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Robbie

New York City

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Friday June 28

midnight meeting
12am

A more intimate meeting where you can share with your fellows. 

All fellowships are welcome. 

12-Step meeting format

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Mario

Houston

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Saturday June 29

lunch break
11:30am

Check out all of the great and fun restaurants in Hell's Kitchen!  Make sure to invite fellows traveling on their own. That's how we take care of each other at GSM. 

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Christian

New York City

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Saturday June 29

keynote speaker
3:30pm

This year, GSM is honored to welcome acclaimed author of The Velvet Rage, Alan Downs PhD as our Keynote Speaker. 

 

There will be time for audience Q&A.

Books will be available for sale and can be signed. 

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Steven

Vancouver

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Saturday June 29

the raffle
10pm

Win big at our famous luxury raffle! Prizes from Apple, Marc Jacobs, and Hermés! 

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Will

San Diego

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Sunday June 30

parade
viewing social
12pm

For those who would prefer to relax and watch the parade go by, we have set up a friendly space with coffee drinks and snacks available for purchase. Air-conditioned. 

*for registered participants only

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Erik

San Diego

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Thursday June 27

welcome meeting
8pm

Speaker meeting for all participants. All fellowships are welcomed. 

 

In Memoriam, 

“Over the Rainbow”, performed by special artist

AA Speaker Meeting

*This meeting is open to all. GSM participants get seated first.

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SPEAKER: Micah

Las Vegas

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Friday June 28

meditation experience
10am

An open, high-energy meditation experience with Ontological Coach, Davis Thompson.

 

For all fellowships that focuses on the various spiritual practices and tools in sobriety. 

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Davis Thompson

New York City

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Friday June 28

the dating workshop
1:30pm

What No One Teaches Us About Sexual Attraction.

 

In this conference favorite, you'll learn life-changing tools for transforming your attraction patterns so you can find and keep healthy love. We've invited author and psychotherapist Ken Page from Deeper Dating® to present on the search for love. As seen on Oprah®.

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Ken Page, LCSW

New York City

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Friday June 28

the opening meeting
8pm

Speaker meeting for all participants. All fellowships are welcomed. 

 

Roll Call from different states and countries! 

CMA Speaker Meeting

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SPEAKER: David

Los Angeles

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Saturday June 29

morning yoga
10am

Meet up in the street level lobby of

The Westin.

All levels welcome. 

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Michael Becker

New York City

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Saturday June 29

the sex workshop
1:30pm

This reimagined workshop will focus on how to manage sex in recovery. Hopefully answering the important questions of how to get back into sex without compromising one's recovery. 

 

There will also be a panel discussion with Q&A from the audience.  

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Dr. David Fawcett PhD

Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Saturday June 29

dinner break
5pm

Check out all of the great and fun restaurants in Hell's Kitchen!  Make sure to invite fellows traveling on their own. That's how we take care of each other at GSM. 

 

For dining recommendations, visit the Event Info section of the Gay & Sober App or www.gayandsober.org/eats

Ambiguous Gaze

Robbie

New York City

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Saturday June 29

midnight meeting
12am

A more intimate meeting where you can share with your fellows. 

All fellowships are welcome. 

12-Step meeting format

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Mario

Houston

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Sunday June 30

dinner break
5pm

We recommend grabbing a quick bite near the ship or near the hotel. Many fellows like Gotham Market.

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Robbie

New York City

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