Buffalo Bears is the den for gay bear communities of Western New York and Southern Ontario. The group sponsors hiking and camping trips, movie and dinner nights, parties and get-togethers among their many activities.
Buffalo Bulldogs are a Leather-fetish fraternal club for gay men and friends. Meetings are held each first Saturday at OHM Ultra Lounge. Parties they sponsor such as Leather Disco, Leather Pride, LeatherBears, underwear and uniform nights are also held at OHM.
The Queen City Softball League has teams sponsored by most of the bars in town, playing most weekends from May through July.
Buffalo Alternative Volleyball plays on Thursday nights (Sept. thru end of June), 6:30-9:30pm in the Maryvale Community Education Building, 777 Maryvale Drive, in Cheektowaga.
Doing noble deeds since 1990, they hold the big coronation bash in May, and have social events and benfits all year such as their Annual Spaghetti Dinner each October. Ongoing events include drag shows at Adonia's each Tuesday and Wednesday night.
Jones Pond (9835 Old State Road, Angelica NY) gay-owned, members-only, male-onlly (21+), cabins, camping & RV facility offers over 100 acres for sunning, hiking, swimming, socializing or just getting away from it all in the beautiful rolling hills of the Genesee Valley to the southeast of Buffalo. Enjoy nature, and male company at the several cabins, 3-bedroom guest house or in your RV vehicle - take quiet time alone or participate in the many social activities.
Amenities include 175 Campsites w/ Electric & Water, a 65' swimming pool, a 3-acre pond, large RV access (30 amps), guest house, log cabin rental, bunkhouse lodging, group camping areas, primitive water-only sites, deluxe showers, hot showers/flush toilets, full-service weekend restaurant, recreation field with volleyball net, lounge/satellite TV, pool table, general store with firewood, beer, ice, propane, nature trails hiking, picnic tables & fire rings at each site, RV dump station, Internet access, weekend DJ, dancing and community campfires.