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.

Featured Center Events

Believer Festival Finale Uproar

April 27 • 8:00 PM
The culminating event of Black Mountain Institute Believer festival features comedy, music, and a thought-provoking roundtable conversation.

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Center Advocacy Network Summer Orientation

May 7 & 10 • 6:00 PM
Join us for summer orientation to become a community advocate, providing confidential and non-judgmental support, education, resources, and referrals to on and off campus entities following experiences of interpersonal violence.

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Fandoms Unite Youth Prom

May 18 • 7-10:00 PM
Dress up in fancy dress, your favorite character, or represent your favorite fandom as we come together for Fandoms Unite, Youth Prom. Be who you are and bring who you want to bring. Youth ages 13-24.

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The Switch Program

Every Thursday & Friday • 3‑5:00PM
A free clothing program for the transgender/GNC communities. We offer a safe space for you to ‘switch’ out your old clothes for those that express your identity and that make you resemble how you feel on the inside!

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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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