It’s Your Time to Shine. Discover Sacramento’s Social Group for Transgender Women

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Femme Friday

This month’s Femme Friday will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel located on Point West Way, off of Arden Way,...
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Holiday Hangover Party

Holiday Hangover Party

Had enough of the holidays? Join the Gems as we bid a fond farewell to the season at our Holiday Hangover Party!
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Looking for friends, fun, and support?

You’re in the right place! The River City Gems are a nonprofit social and support group serving the crossdressing and transgender community of Northern California. We are based in Sacramento and have members from the Central Valley, the Bay Area, the Sierra Nevada, and neighboring states.

In Their Own Words

  • Truly Life-Changing


    So few events in my life do I consider truly life-changing. Joining the Gems is clearly one of them. Through this loving community, I learned to not only accept but to embrace and celebrate my true self. By welcoming new members at the Drab Gabs each month, I feel privileged to give others this same opportunity. I am so thankful for having the Gems in my life.

    -Sharon fromSacramento
  • A Safe Haven


    The Gems has been the beginning for me as Rita. I have found friends and support from the girls. I was full of trepidation when I attended my first event! Now being en femme feels so natural, so right for me. I have found a safe haven with the Gems. I have the support and understanding of my spouse who has become a rock for the other GGs (genetic females) who attend Gems events. I hope if you read this you too will find a place for your beginning.

    -Rita fromSacramento
  • Freedom to be myself


    The all-inclusive River City Gems gave me the freedom to be myself and find my own way. I will always be grateful for that, and for the Gems' creative and cheerful celebrations that we all can share year in and year out, that help to keep us all connected in our different walks and ways of life. And I am grateful for both the simple companionship and deeper sense of real belonging that I have felt here. I am proud to be a part of it.

    -Tilda fromCameron Park

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