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
Fourth Thursdays monthly • 5:30-7PM
Intersex Connect is a group for people of any gender identity or sexual orientation who were born with any variety of natural body variations. This is a space to share experiences, ask questions, find resources, and build community.
May 10 • 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.
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.
March 6 & 14 • 6:00 PM
Join the Center Advocacy Network for spring orientation to become a community advocate. Victim advocates provide confidential and non-judgmental support, education, resources, & referrals following experiences of interpersonal violence.
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.
News from The Center
From the Board of Directors As some of you may have seen, an article was posted today by Las Vegas Weekly that has a lot of people talking and is available by clicking below. Read LV Weekly Article We have been asked several times since this has posted if this story...read more
By André C. Wade, Executive Director Dear Supporter of The Center -- It is with pleasure that we present to you The Center’s 2016 Impact report, which provides a snapshot of the number of people we served through the delivery of our free programs and services to the...read more
From the Board of Directors The Center is pleased to announce the appointment of André C. Wade as the new Executive Director of The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada. “We are excited to have André step into the leadership role for The Center” said...read more
By Blue Montana, Transgender Program Manager Rae’Lynn Thomas was shot by her mother’s boyfriend, James Allen Byrd, as she sat on the couch on Aug. 10 in Columbus, Ohio. After firing at her twice, her attacker — who was nearly a foot taller and 100 pounds heavier than...read more
The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada is pleased to accept a generous gift of $10,000 from Cox Communications, the area’s leading provider of digital cable television and telecommunications services. Cox Communications, as part of its commitment to...read more
By Michael Dimengo, CEO of The Center It’s amazing the significant progress that LGBTQ people have made in winning and securing equal rights. The historic Supreme Court decision last June now gives same-sex couples at least some of the rights afforded to married...read more
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.