Welcome 2018 at the biggest LGBTQ AA/Al-Anon event in San Francisco. Dress to impress as your favorite celebrity on our red carpet. Bump & grind with our GoGo New Year Babes & DJ Strano. Win at the Celebrity Look-Alike Contest, Last Dance of the Year Showdown and 50/50 Raffle. LIVE performances and more!

Welcome to the oldest & longest running LGBTQ Alcoholics Anonymous conference in the world.

Living Sober 2017: Trudge the Road of Happy Destiny

Living Sober 2017 was held at the Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel in August 4th-6th.

Recovery from alcoholism & codependency is possible.

Living Sober Conference highlights the steps we take as a program of recovery.

Give forward what is freely given to you.

Be a General Planning Co-Chair today.

Balls to the Wall: Drag Bingo!

A lot of people won amazing prizes and joined in the sober shenanigans with hosts Intensive Claire & Ivy Drip. Special thanks to Lucky Penny for selling way too many stubs that actually had big winners that night. More importantly, WRLS 2018 would like to thank all of you who attended the fundraiser. We hope to see you in the New Year’s Eve Party we’re organizing which we promise to turn into one you will always remember.

There are many ways to participate before or on the weekend of Living Sober conference.

Be of Service

If you’re looking to have a vital role to the 43rd Annual Living Sober Conference, please attend our monthly General Planning Meeting and be part of our group conscience.

Make a Donation

Living Sober is sustained by generous donations made by AA & Al-Anon members like you. We have two avenues in which you can support: The Scholarship Fund and the General Fund.

Attend WRLS Events

Living Sober generates income by organizing fundraising events. Each ticket and merchandise you buy helps us stay self-supporting at all times  and ensures the continued legacy of WRLS.

Spread the Word

Without compromising the 11th Tradition, feel free to share Living Sober events at your meetings or on your social media (under non-public settings) when you get a chance. Bring a newcomer!

Upcoming Events

December 10
General Planning Meeting

If you’re looking to have a vital service commitment to the 43rd Annual Living Sober Conference, please join us at the December General Planning Meeting. Do you want to tell us how this year’s conference fared? Do you want to be a co-chair in the Planning Committee? Join us and be part of the group conscience.

December 10th 2017
Sunday | 3-5 PM

California Pacific Medical Center: Davies Campus
Castro St. & Duboce Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94114

December 31
Sober News Network (SNN) New Year’s Eve Party

Hosted by drag sober stars Laybelline & U-Phoria, this event promises to be star-studded as the real heroes we will be celebrating are you, our attendees. Bump and grind with our GoGo New Year Babes with DJ Strano. Win awesome prizes at our Celebrity Look-Alike Contest & Last Dance of the Year Showdown and win big $$$ at the 50/50 Raffle. READ MORE


Service Opportunities

Wanted: 2018 General Planning Committee Co-Chairs

Service opportunities for the following WRLS committees are up for grabs.

  • Al-Anon Family Group
  • Archives
  • Art
  • Commemoratives
  • Fundraising
  • Information
  • Musical
  • Operations
  • Program
  • Registration
  • Speaker

These committees are the lifeline of WRLS. Make a difference by joining the 2018 General Planning Committee today. For a detailed job description, please click here.

Volunteers Needed at New Year’s Eve Party

Living Sober is ending the year with fellowship parties that depend on the service of our volunteers. Please help us close 2017 by signing up as a volunteer. We need the following commitments filled for our New Year’s Eve party:

  • Operations: Setup and Teardown
  • Registration
  • Concession
  • GoGo Dancers
  • Stage Managers

Please click below to sign-up online. Or you can reach us by email at volunteer@livingsober.org

Make a Donation

Donate to the Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship Fund is raised to allow people in their early recovery and those who have financial limitations to attend the Living Sober conference.

Donate to the General Fund

The General Fund is raised to ensure the preservation of Living Sober’s legacy in future conferences to come.

Make In-Kind Donations

We are always on the lookout for awesome items that we can raffle off like airline miles, professional services, cool gadgets, etc.