Queer Taiko, formed in 2013 by Kristy Oshiro, is a multi-cultural and intergenerational group of LGBTQ+ and allies committed to building community and visibility through Japanese taiko drumming. Based in Oakland, the group meets at least twice a month, and is always accepting new members and drop ins. No experience is necessary for most events. All equipment is provided. Professional instructor (http://www.kristyoshiro.com) with over 27 years of experience. All our events are now listed on both Facebook and Meetup. The Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/queertaiko/) is completely public and the Meetup group is more private where only members can see who the other members are.