Billy Foundation Logo of dancing menWho are the Billys?

The Billys is a heart-centered community woven together by shared values and by our shared experience as gay, bi, and queer men. We strive to be present and mindful with ourselves and each other as we gather four times a year in extraordinary rural venues in Northern California, and now in collaboratively created, rich online venues. Each gathering is a work of art, carefully crafted by Billys to take us to places of joy and playfulness, intimacy and openness, creativity and self-expression. We embrace everyone with deep welcome and radical acceptance.

What are our values?

Heart Circle is our central ritual and consensus is our process; they embody our values. Ongoing Heart Circles keep us connected and in community in online events through the current pandemic. We encourage ourselves to be present and mindful by advocating an environment free of drugs and alcohol at our gatherings. We envision the creation of a world based on principles of nonviolence, sustainability, cooperation, service, and the building of deeper wisdom through shared perspective.

Upcoming In-Person Gatherings

Upcoming Community Organized Events

Upcoming Online Events

Visioning 2023

Billy Resilience! – Our Challenges Have Made Us Stronger “What we do today is what matters most.”  — Buddha Billy Community Visioning Gathering – March 25–26, 2023 Online at the

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Volunteer Help Needed

The Billys need your participation! In an effort to keep gathering fees as low as possible, the Billy Board of Directors has listened to the community and are now looking

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