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Local LGBTQA Resources
Build Our Center is a non-profit organization working to Build, Connect, and Strengthen community and its support for LGBTQA issues in Northern Nevada, with a community center in Reno, NV.

We hope this helps you Connect with others. If you would like your organization listed, please contact us.

Community & Social Organizations for the LGBTQA
Our Center – Our long term vision is to build a thriving, community-based organization to support the LGBTQA community in Northern Nevada. We have created a safe and supportive space and environment where people of all ages and backgrounds can come together under one roof for cultural, educational, health, social, and wellness programs.
Spectrum Northern Nevada  A social organization offering special interest groups to its members
Reno’s Biggest Little Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (RBLS)  a charitable and service organization.
PFLAG – Reno – Parents and Friends of Lesbians & Gays Support Groups
Pflag Carson City  – Parents and Friends of Lesbians & Gays Support Groups
High Sierra Prime Timers – Reno  – Social Group for Men
Silver Dollar Court
(SDC) The local imperial court chapter of the International Court System
3 Degrees  a business and professional organization for networking   threedegreesnv.com
League of Lesbians(Lesbians in Reno) – Social Group for women that identify as Lesbians.  
Latino Pride New Generation
Doyles List  Community Event Listings
Queer Bake – Monthly bake sales for the good of the community.
Tahoe Pride – Tahoe Pride is a place to build a strong community while forming lasting friendships in the Tahoe area.

Youth Groups
Our Center – HOMIEs (Hands on Movement Including Everyone) – We provide a safe space for LGBTQ youth and their friends. We encourage participation by focusing on different aspects of community outreach. We actively assist youth in determining short term and long term goals while promoting unity within our community.

Middle and High Schools GSAs (Gay Straight Alliances) – We can find one near-by or help you start one!

Higher Education
QSU (Queer Student Union)
QSU is one of the largest and the longest standing active LGBTQIA organization in Northern Nevada. Our organization is composed of students and non-student youth, both gay and straight, from across the Northern Nevada Community.
UNR Center for Cultural Diversity
The Center provides a multitude of opportunities for student involvement, support, networking and social interaction. Open door policy- stop by to say “hi” on the third floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union.
Spectrum TMCC  the student LGBTQA group at Truckee Meadows Community College
Our mission is to create safe place for GLBTQ students and their straight supporters to meet, to educate students and faculty, and to increase awareness and acceptance of all forms of diversity, but especially GLBTQ students.

TRANS
TAG – Transgender Allies Group
TAG is a network of allies providing education, resources, counseling, advocacy and support of transgender individuals and families in order to ensure equality, integration, and an exceptional quality of life for all transgender people in Northern Nevada.
TRANS in Northern Nevada
This group is for Transgender people in Northern Nevada as well as their friends, family, ans supporters. Through here we can all stay connected and up to date on upcoming events, meetings, medical information, and anything else that may pertain to the Trans community.

Pride Group
Northern Nevada Pride Festival & CommUNITY Parade – (Last weekend of July)
Northern Nevada Pride hosts an annual event that showcases the art, creativity, and diversity of our unique city and region. The proceeds from the event will go directly to the programs and nonprofit purposes of Build Our Center.

Tahoe Pride

Media
The Reno Gay Page  The LGBTQA news and information Reno’s gay newspaper

Advocacy
PLAN (Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada)
A group working to make Nevada a better place for all.
Stonewall Northern Nevada
A social group.
Equality Nevada
Equality Nevada seeks to improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and genderqueer individuals and their families by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring individuals are treated equally under the law and increasing public support through innovative advocacy, education and outreach programs.
The ACLU of Nevada – Reno office
The ACLU is working for the full legal and social equality of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees, students, couples, and other individuals.

Health
Northern Nevada HOPES
Community  health center combines primary care, medical specialties, behavioral health and prevention with a team of experienced professionals who are committed to high-quality care.
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Offering services to meet women’s health needs  www.plannedparenthood.org/marmonte
NNOT (Northern Nevada Outreach Program)
A collaborative of 15 various local agencies to provide community outreach about HIV/AIDS and STD’s .
ACCEPT
A HIV/AIDS counseling program for members of the African American community who have been infected by the HIV virus.

Call Centers
Crisis Call Center (Reno) – 24-hour Crisis Lines at 775-784-8090 – “Provides compassionate assistance to people in crisis.”