LGBTQQIA+ Community Resources
Are you seeking opportunities to get involved with the LGBTQQIA+ community? Please check out the resources below:
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Triangle Community Center
This community-based LGBTQ+ center is located in Fairfield County and is driven by health, community, and learning to effective support those around us. Check out the diverse offering of groups, including: peer support, recovery-based, social, wellness, and youth & young adult groups. Clinical services include case management & referrals, as well as counseling - available in English & Spanish. Additionally, check out their Training Institute for community education & professional development to support the LGBTQQIA+ community.
New Haven PRIDE Center
The center offers a variety of programs and events that support Connecticut's richly diverse LGBTQ+ community, including: support and peer groups; social events and activities; exhibits and performances; Pride New Haven, and other workshops, talks, panels, and activities. Youth programming is available for children 13 & under; youth 14-18; and youth 18-25.
Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ+ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. We empower our 3 million members and supports to mobilize against attacks on the most marginalized people in our community. Join your local chapter to get involved!
Pride events & other affirming activities
West Hartford Pride
Starting in 2020, the West Hartford Pride Celebration is an event you don't want to miss. The celebration is inclusive to all members of the LGBTQQIA+ community, with activities for people of all ages and featuring the best local, regional, and national LGBTQQIA+ talent. Come out to Blue Back Square to enjoy the festivities, including drag performances, music, vendors, and local artists on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Check out the website for the full calendar of events this Pride season.
Each September, Hartford Pride brings events and news to New England's LGBTQ+ community and celebrates achievements, fosters inclusion, educates, and creates awareness on issues impacting the community. Our annual Hartford Pride and Concert is a family-centered event showcasing entertainment, food, local vendors, giveaways, activities, and numerous community organizations.
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