Events

Serving the LGBTQ+ Community of Southern Nevada

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.

Programs

ACT III (ages 50+) Senior Drop-In: Inclusive Thursdays

ACT III (ages 50+) Senior Drop-In: Inclusive Thursdays

Senior Drop-in at The Center (401 S. Maryland Pkwy.) offers a safe, fun, inclusive space for adults 50 and up. Enjoy activities, games, films and education with your peers. Free for LGBTQIA2 and allied individuals.
ACT III (ages 50+) Senior Drop-In: Men's Mondays

ACT III (ages 50+) Senior Drop-In: Men's Mondays

Senior Drop-in at The Center (401 S. Maryland Pkwy.) offers a safe, fun, inclusive space for adults 50 and up. Enjoy activities, games, films and education with your peers. Free for LGBTQIA2 and allied individuals.
ACT III (ages 50+) Senior Drop-In: Transgender Tuesdays

ACT III (ages 50+) Senior Drop-In: Transgender Tuesdays

Senior Drop-in at The Center (401 S. Maryland Pkwy.) offers a safe, fun, inclusive space for adults 50 and up. Enjoy activities, games, films and education with your peers. Free for LGBTQIA2 and allied individuals.
ACT III (ages 50+) Senior Drop-In: Women's Wednesdays

ACT III (ages 50+) Senior Drop-In: Women's Wednesdays

Senior Drop-in at The Center (401 S. Maryland Pkwy.) offers a safe, fun, inclusive space for adults 50 and up. Enjoy activities, games, films and education with your peers. Free for LGBTQIA2 and allied individuals.
Aces! Asexual Group

Aces! Asexual Meet & Greet

Come connect. Aces is a peer-led discussion/support group for those in the demi, gray, asexual and related communities. If you are questioning or exploring ace-ness, or your relationship with romantic attraction, you are welcome! The Aces group is an inclusive space. Listen, share thoughts, plan activities, and make this space yours!
Black LGBTQ Group

Black LGBTQ Group

This social support group provides the Black LGBTQIA+ community a space to meet, network and discuss various topics.
Center Advocacy Network (CAN)

Center Advocacy Network (CAN)

The Center Advocacy Network (CAN) is a program designed to connect victims to trained victim advocates. The advocates provide confidential and non-judgmental support, education, resources, & referrals to on and off-campus entities following experiences of interpersonal violence. Aiding a client with filing a protection order, calling a social service on behalf of a client, helping a family member or partner of a victim/survivor find resources: these are examples of advocacy. As a victim advocate you will be discussing options with a victim/survivor and providing information, referrals, and support to victims/survivors of interpersonal violence, and their loved ones. You will be essential in helping to empower someone to make decisions, take action, and move through a crisis.
Gay Men's Forum

Gay Men's Forum

Men's Forum is designed to promote self-discovery through personal environment. Open to all men who identify as gay or bisexual.
L G B T Q I A Warriors

L G B T Q I A Warriors

Call to all LGBTQIA VETS 🇺🇸 We meet on the first Monday of every month from 6pm - 8pm at The Center.
Polyamory Discussion Group

Polyamory Discussion Group

Discuss polyamorous relationships (ethical nonmonogamy involving emotionally intimate relationships with the knowledge and consent of multiple partners).
Queer Financial Education

Queer Financial Education

Free financial education class every second Thursday! Everyone is welcome, but seats are limited; RSVP using the ticket link below. In Home Buying 101 you'll find out what it takes to buy a home and if you might qualify.
SN Asian Pacific Islander Queer Society

SN Asian Pacific Islander Queer Society (SNAPIQ)

Serving the Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi-American community through education, awareness, advocacy with social and cultural activities.
The Bears Group!

The Bears Group!

A group for bears and their admirers to meet new friends and build a stronger community!
The L Group Chat n' More

The L Group Chat n' More

The L Group features a chat group on the 1st & 3rd Fridays of the month. Crafts on the second Friday and Lesbian Movie Night on the 4th Friday.

Community Events

Equality Nevada Bingo

Family Bingo (All ages)

Equality Nevada and The LGBTQ Center present Family Bingo!
Free Tutoring and Test Prep

Free Tutoring and Test Prep

Receive free assistance in most subjects and on most standardized tests from a top-scoring, experienced instructor! Open to the public. #MCAT #LSAT #SAT #ACT #GED #GRE #GMAT #Calculus #Physics #Chemistry
Honorarium

Honorarium

The Center's annual fundraiser is meant to honor people who contribute to the LGBTQ+ community and at the same time raise funds that keep programs and resources available.
Lambda Business Lunch

Lambda Business Lunch

Lambda Lunches are held the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Lunches are open to members and guests and feature a business or community topic each month and is a great way to meet other memebers. Purchase your lunch tickets online for faster check-in!
Las Vegas TransPride 2020

Las Vegas TransPride 2020

Come celebrate gender diversity in Las Vegas! Education, entertainment, food, housing, health, career fair, legal and gender presentation workshops!
Rainbow Praise Church Worship Service

Rainbow Praise Church Worship Service

This group is welcome to all genders, sexual orientations, and religious denominations.
Women's Fest

Women's Fest

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. Our event is intentionally inclusive of families, male-identified and non-binary individuals. ALL are welcome to join in the main festival!

Addiction Recovery Groups

Alchoholics Anonymous

12-Step: AA

 Alcoholics Anonymous (Lambda) is open to all genders and sexual orientations
12-Step: Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)

12-Step: Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (S.L.A.A.) is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition-oriented fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous
Crystal Meth Anonymous

Crystal Meth Anonymous

Crystal Meth Anonymous is open to all genders and sexual orientations
Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

12-Step NA - Dope Free Fridays
Smart Recovery

Smart Recovery

Event Long Description Needed
Trans Narcotics Anonymous

Trans Narcotics Anonymous

Need Short Description

Gender Diversity Groups

ACT III (ages 50+) Senior Drop-In: Transgender Tuesdays

ACT III (ages 50+) Senior Drop-In: Transgender Tuesdays

Senior Drop-in at The Center (401 S. Maryland Pkwy.) offers a safe, fun, inclusive space for adults 50 and up. Enjoy activities, games, films and education with your peers. Free for LGBTQIA2 and allied individuals.
Bi/Pandemonium: Bisexual, Pansexual Las Vegas

Bi/Pandemonium: Bisexual, Pansexual Las Vegas

A space for bisexual and pansexual people to discuss topics of coming out, representation in the media, agency, erasure, isolation, gender dynamics and paradigms, the nature of gendered attractions, the joy of diversity, and more!
Fabulous Life Skills Program

Fabulous Life Skills Program

Personal and professional empowerment, classes, education, employment, finance, computer skills, grooming, legal needs.
Gender Translations

Gender Translations

Gender Translations celebrates people of all gender and expressions, provides peer-facilitated support, community-building opportunities, and connections for resources for transgender, genderqueer, genderfluid, agender, gender-nonconforming, intersex and other gender diverse people and their loved ones of all ages.
Guy Talk

Guy Talk

Guy Talk is a peer-facilitated supportive discussion group for transmasculine or masculine-identifying trans and gender diverse people, as well as those who are questioning this for themselves. The group aims to create a safer space for folks to discuss and share experiences, ask questions, find resources and build community.
Identi-T Trans Porgrams Check-In

Identi-T Trans Porgrams Check-In

Intersex Connect

Intersex Connect

Intersex Connect is a supportive, peer-facilitated discussion group for intersex people. This group aims to create a safe, inclusive space for people of any gender identity or sexual orientation who were born with any variety of natural body variations in hormones, chromosomes, or gonads that do not fall under institutionalized, binary definitions of male/female-sexed bodies. This is a space to share experiences, ask questions, find resources, and build community.
Las Vegas TransPride 2020

Las Vegas TransPride 2020

Come celebrate gender diversity in Las Vegas! Education, entertainment, food, housing, health, career fair, legal and gender presentation workshops!
Name and Gender Marker Change Workshop

Name and Gender Marker Change Workshop

Assistance filling out applications for name and gender marker changes for gender identity!
Out of the Gender Box

Out of the Gender Box

Queer Financial Education

Queer Financial Education

Free financial education class every second Thursday! Everyone is welcome, but seats are limited; RSVP using the ticket link below. In Home Buying 101 you'll find out what it takes to buy a home and if you might qualify.
Queer Jobs / Housing Drop-In

Queer Jobs / Housing Drop-In

Provides a gender-inclusive space where volunteers assist with applications, resumes, cover letters, interview prep, and to find queer-inclusive employers who are hiring.
Switch+ Trans* Clothing Swap

Switch+ Trans* Clothing Swap

Free clothing and cosmetics for the trans community. Open to everyone! the first 7 items are free for trans, genderqueer, gender-nonconforming, and intersex community. Only $1 per item for cis members! Donations accepted during Center hours.
TFemme

TFemme

Trans Narcotics Anonymous

Trans Narcotics Anonymous

Need Short Description

Health & Wellness

Affirmations

Affirmations: LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Counseling

Community Counseling Center provides mental health and substance use counseling for all LGBTQIA+ identified people, their family, loved ones, and allies, with respect, support, and validation for personal identity. Call to set up appointments at 702-369-8700.
Clean the World Mobile Shower Unit

Clean the World Mobile Shower Unit

Free showers in the East lot.
Free HIV/STI/STD Testing

Free HIV/STI/STD Testing

The Center offers HIV testing and counseling to Nevada residents.
Free HIV/STI/STD Testing

Free HIV/STI/STD Testing

The Center offers complimentary rapid HIV/STI/STD testing and counseling to Nevada residents. This is a rapid response clinic that includes same-day PrEP/PEP and Rapid stART initiation for those testing positive for HIV.
Grief and Loss Support Groups

Grief and Loss Support Groups

Support groups facilitated by CompassionCare Hospice Bereavement Specialists are an opportunity to talk about and share your loss with others with similar experiences who can understand and empathize. Free to attend, ages 18+. Call 702-636-0200 for more information.
HIV 101 (Prevention Training)

HIV 101 (Prevention Training)

This course provides an overview of essential facts about HIV / AIDS, transmission, prevention, casual contact, testing procedures, state laws and regulations, medications, and services available to Clark County residents living with HIV / AIDS. Cost is $50
Living Well

Living Well

Living Well is a compassionate life support group for persons living with HIV / AIDS. All HIV+ individuals are welcome to attend regardless of age, gender, or history of their HIV diagnosis. For more information please contact HIV Services at 702-733-9800.
Med-Time

Med-Time

Med-Time is an HIV / AIDS health education dinner and learn program. The program provides an opportunity for HIV Positive individuals to learn about medication options and treatment adherence, as well as meet with a pharmacist one-on-one to review all of your medications. Ask questions, discuss any barriers you may be experiencing or any problems accessing your medication. There is no charge to attend.
Navigating the World LGBTQIA+ & Disabled

Navigating the World LGBTQIA+ & Disabled

Disabled LGBTQIA+ people can meet, connect, find a voice, address community problems.

Youth & Family Groups

Comprehensive Sex Education

Comprehensive Sex Education

Youth ages 13 to 18 can receive (with parental / guardian consent) free sex education classes that cover contraception, consent, identity formation, and understanding of HIV/STI prevention, featuring the core values of abstinence, protection, and pregnancy prevention in an LGBTQIA+ inclusive and gender-neutral environment.
Comprehensive Sex Education

Comprehensive Sex Education

Since 2014, The Center has offered no-cost Comprehensive Sex Education classes to Vegas-area teens 13-18. Each class teaches comprehensive sex education with LGBTQIA2 inclusion. Young people will learn about communication, protection, contraception, consent, abstinence and making healthy choices.
Fostering Equality

Fostering Equality

Fostering Equality is a group designed to support LGBTQ foster parents or those wishing to become foster parents.
PFLAG

PFLAG

10 am - Volunteer / Business Meeting 11 am - Support group: Education and support for friends and family of LGBTQIA+
Pivot - Turning Points for LGBTQ Children & Families

Pivot - Turning Points for LGBTQ Children & Families

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. Pivot will meet each week in two rooms with two facilitators. One room will be for the kids, the other room for the adults in their lives who care for them. Every 6 weeks, both groups will meet together as a family to grow and support eachother. Email hreese@thecenterlv.org for more information.
QVirtual Youth Program

QVirtual Youth Program

QVirtual is online programming through Zoom and our Discord server for youth ages 13 - 24. Our goal is to keep youth that regularly attend our programs in person, connected to support services.
QVolution Youth Program

QVolution Youth Program

QVolution is designed to meet the social, support, recreation, and development needs of LGBTQIA+ and ally youth ages 13 to 24. We're working to prepare our youth for the world and prepare the world for our youth! Youth Activity Nights in the Drop-in are supportive, educational, and social spaces for LGBTQIA+ & ally youth.
Safe Circles for Isolated Families and Youth (SCIFY)

Safe Circles for Isolated Families and Youth (SCIFY)

For families of children 5 and under, all races, genders, orientations, languages, documented/undocumented, foster, and LGBTQIA+ to find support and connection! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M7FH5KF
Social Cirkish

Social Cirkish

Generously funded by the John C. Kish Foundation. Social CirKish is a series of free circus skills classes - juggling, clowning, high wire, acrobats and more - for youth 10-19.
Youth Prom

Youth Prom

Every Spring, Qvolution hosts an inclusive Prom for 13 to 24-year-olds. At our Prom, youth can be their authentic selves, and bring who they want to as their date. LGBTQ youth have the opportunity to enjoy themselves in a safe environment, without fear of bullying or harassment. We never charge entrance for our prom, to ensure all youth have access.

Other Events

Clean the World Mobile Shower Unit

Clean the World Mobile Shower Unit

Free showers in the East lot.
Community Information & Resource Referrals

Community Information & Resource Referrals

Our information and referral desk staff and volunteers happily provide information on topics such as LGBTQIA activities, support groups, and organizations as well as referrals to public assistance, counselors, doctors, attorneys, churches and more.
David Bohnett CyberCenter

David Bohnett CyberCenter

Our CyberCenter, recently refreshed by the David Bohnett Foundation with internet service proudly powered by Cox Communications, provides two free hours of computer and internet usage during Center business hours.
David R. Parks Lending Library

David R. Parks Lending Library

Named by the community in honor of Nevada State Senator David Parks, our LGBTQIA+ focused lending library offers more than 4,000 books and hundreds of DVDs to borrow at no charge for two weeks.
Inclusion and Diversity Training

Inclusion and Diversity Training

The Center's knowledgeable program staff can lead a variety of Inclusion and Diversity training classes for companies and organizations, on topics such as HIV, gender identity and the LGBTQIA community. Contact Holly Reese at hreese@thecenterlv.org
Medicaid & SNAP Sign up

Medicaid & SNAP Sign up

Assistance with applications for Medicaid and food assistance from Olive Crest
Multipurpose Event Spaces

Multipurpose Event Spaces

Perfect for meetings, social events, banquets, and much more, our Event Hall provides 3,000 sq. ft. of versatile space, divisible into six smaller rooms, as well as an 18-seat conference room. Room usage prices and details may be found online at www.thecenterlv.org/rooms
The Writer Workshop

The Writer Workshop

The Writer Workshop helps LGBTQIA+ writers of all experience levels develop their writing skills through feedback and critique in a supportive and safe environment.

Sponsors

Bluebird Barbers

Bluebird Barbers

Boyd Gaming

Boyd Gaming

Cox Communications

Cox Communications

Imperial Royal Sovereign Court of the Desert Empire, Inc.

Imperial Royal Sovereign Court of the Desert Empire, Inc.

Kraft-Sussman Funeral Services

Kraft-Sussman Funeral Services

Lambda Business Association

Lambda Business Association

Las Vegas Pride

Las Vegas Pride

New Las Vegas Prime Timers

New Las Vegas Prime Timers

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal

MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International

NGRA

NGRA

QLife, Inc.

QLife, Inc.

Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Shulman Family Foundation

Shulman Family Foundation

Valley Health System

Valley Health System

Wynn Las Vegas

Wynn Las Vegas

Zappos

Zappos