Welcome to The Center

The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, a community-based organization, supports and promotes activities directed at furthering the well-being, positive image, and human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community, its allies, and low to moderate income residents in Southern Nevada.

Open Monday–Friday 10am–8pm

401 S. Maryland Pkwy. • Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

Free HIV Testing and Counseling for Nevada Residents

Monday – Thursday • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM • 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

The Center is home for the Las Vegas LGTBQ Community. For 25 years, we’ve been providing vital services to the community, but we need your help to continue.

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Please consider donating to The Center on March 21.

Featured Center Events

Vegas Women’s Fest Masquerade Ball

March 22 • 7-11:00 PM
Enjoy an enchanted evening of merriment, dancing and intrigue reminiscent of the famed Carnevale of Venice. Go behind the mask with us to celebrate ALL women at the official kick-off to Vegas Women’s Fest weekend.

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Pivot for Families

Wednesdays May 8-June 12 • 6-7:30PM
Pivot is a facilitator-led 6 week program at The Center for LGBTQ children and their families. Pivot is designed to support both the caregivers and the dependent by providing counselor-led support, education and community to ensure healthy outcomes.

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Trans Day of Visibility

March 31 • 2-8:00 PM
Celebrate and raise awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide. We invite everyone to come to the Center to get to know trans/gender diverse members of the community, while listening to their unique stories of their gender journeys.

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Nevada’s Big Give

March 21, 2019
Nevadans, we need your help! On March 21, Nevada will unite for one BIG day of giving. Please consider donating to The Center to help fund our life-altering programs and advocacy work.

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Spring Career Fair

April 18 • 1-5 PM
Learn about career opportunities at local businesses and organizations that have demonstrated an ongoing support of human rights and provide a welcoming, equal workplace for LGBTQ+ individuals.

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Vegas Women’s Fest

March 23 • 1-5:00 PM
Vegas Women’s Fest is a volunteer-led, free community celebration for all women facilitating meaningful connections among the LGBTQ+ community (and our allies) in Southern Nevada.

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Your Donations Make a Difference

The myriad programs and offered by The Center at little or no cost to the community depend on the generous contributions from corporate sponsors, various grant programs and individual donors who feel that our mission is important to the public well-being.

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News from The Center

The Center Elects New Officers

By Joseph Oddo Jr., President   Media Contact: Joseph Oddo, Jr. • 702-375-8727 • [email protected] For Immediate Release: The Center Announces New Officers Las Vegas, Nev. December 14, 2018 – The Board of Directors for The Center is pleased to announce the...

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The Center: Building A Legacy

By André C. Wade, Executive Director Dear Friends of The Center - We present to you The Center's 2017 Impact report highlighting notable achievements and accomplishments serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, allies, and more (LGBTQA+) community of...

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Remembering Arlene Cooper

The Center’s statement concerning the well-being of Arlene Cooper, our Development Manager, friend, confidant, and “mother”.

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Welcome Little Rainbow Cafe & Juicebar

The Little Rainbow Cafe will serve coffee, tea, smoothies, salads and wraps along with signature Unicorn Toast & Rainbow Lattés! As a part of the MTO family, new menu items were specifically created for Little Rainbow that we know patrons of The Center will love!

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An Open Letter to The Heidi Harris Show

By Joe Oddo Jr., Vice President of the Board of Directors An Open Letter to The Heidi Harris Show Hello The Heidi Harris Show, it's your local LGBTQ Center here in Southern Nevada. We saw you deleted your original post and your follow up post about liberals trying to...

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An Open Letter to RJ Columnist – Victor Joecks

By André C. Wade, Executive Director An Open Letter to RJ Columnist – Victor Joecks Last Friday, Review-Journal Columnist Victor Joecks wrote a column, "Transgender debate about stopping left's attempts to redefine reality” that disparaged the transgender community...

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Volunteers Matter at The Center

The Center relies on the generous dedication of its volunteers to help us provide free and low-cost services to our community. We offer opportunities to volunteer on a weekly basis, at events throughout the year, and as a group.

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