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I have information on the GSM Conference in New York over Pride Weekend in June of 2021. There are 12 Step meetings, fun activities and innovative workshops and an amazing Pride Sunday in the parade and a dance cruise at night. Come see me after the meeting. Thanks for letting me be of service.
RELEVANT INFORMATION TO COMMON QUESTIONS:
*This event can be announced anywhere where The Big Apple Roundup is announced.
The first three days of the conference is devoted to gay men in recovery.
On Pride Sunday all LGBTQ people are invited to participate.
Gay & Sober and it's special conference is not associated with the Big Apple Roundup
*Gay & Sober Men - The Conference is a 12 Step fellowship event.
*As described in the long form of AA's 3rd Tradition, and like meetings at other Roundups, the main AA meetings at the GSM Conference by group conscious declares itself an AA group. There is a separate 7th Tradition and that collection is donated to the AA General Service Office.
*As described in the long form of CMA's 3rd Tradition, and like meetings at other Roundups or Retreats, the main CMA meetings at the GSM Conference by group conscious declares itself an CMA group. There is a separate 7th Tradition and that collection is donated to the CMA World Services.
THIS CAN BE ANNOUNCED IN MEETINGS.
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1. GSM offers AA meetings with invited AA speakers.
2. GSM also offers CMA meetings with invited CMA speakers.
3. Gay & Sober meets regularly and has meetings of the same name.
4. "Any two or three gathered in the name of sobriety may consider themselves a group."
5. 7th Tradition collections are donated to AA GSO and CMA World respectively.
6. Just like the LGBT Center, Gay & Sober is also a 501c3 nonprofit that facilitates and fosters 12 step work, meetings, and fellowship. Unlike the LGBT Center, there are no paid positions at Gay & Sober. It is run solely by unpaid, passionate volunteers.