About

The Gay Buddhist Fellowship supports Buddhist practice and the spiritual concerns of the LGBTQIA+ community and its allies in the San Francisco Bay Area, the United States and throughout the World. GBF’s mission includes offering the wisdom and compassion of diverse Buddhist traditions, and cultivating a social environment that is inclusive and caring.


COVID-19 Era

All in-person Programs at GBF on Bartlett Street are postponed indefinitely. We continue to meet online using Zoom.
In Health and Community,
GBF Board of Directors


Wednesday, May 12 – Group Discussion at 7:30pm.  On Wednesdays we meet informally via Zoom for 30 minutes of meditation followed by group discussion.

Sunday, May 16 – Sitting and Dharma Talk with René Rivera: 10:30 – 12:00

René Rivera is a leader and bridge-builder, working and learning in all the spaces in-between race, gender, and other perceived binaries, as a queer, mixed-race, trans man. René has been a student of the Dharma since 2004 and has been a part of the East Bay Meditation Center (EBMC) Alphabet Sangha since 2008. He has participated in the Commit to Dharma and Practice in Action programs at EBMC and the Community Dharma Leaders program at Spirit Rock. René is a community teacher at EBMC and also offers meditation and mindfulness instruction at other centers such as Spirit Rock Meditation Center, SF Dharma Collective, and others with a particular focus on offering the Dharma to QTPOC fol is a leader and bridge-builder, working and learning in all the spaces in-between race, gender, and other perceived binaries, as a queer, mixed-race, trans man. René has been a student of the Dharma since 2004 and has been a part of the East Bay Meditation Center (EBMC) Alphabet Sangha since 2008. He has participated in the Commit to Dharma and Practice in Action programs at EBMC and the Community Dharma Leaders program at Spirit Rock. René is a community teacher at EBMC and also offers meditation and mindfulness instruction at other centers such as Spirit Rock Meditation Center, SF Dharma Collective, and others with a particular focus on offering the Dharma to QTPOC fol

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GBF Cares
GBF Cares is available to provide supportive assistance to house-bound members of our community, who live in the San Francisco-Oakland area, by running errands, buying groceries or providing other assistance. If you would like to offer your support to the sangha or would like assistance please contact me, Michael, at michael@AltshulerAssociates.com.

Donations, Dana
GBF is supported by the practice of Dana (generosity). To make a donation on-line, visit  Donate here.

Checks can be made out to Gay Buddhist Fellowship & sent to:
GBF
2261 Market Street #456-A
San Francisco, CA 94114


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