The mission of The Lesbian Gay Bi Transgender Community Center of Metropolitan St. Louis is to provide service to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally community of St. Louis and its surrounding areas through education, outreach, healthy living and community building.

Building Plans Edit

Although the organization does not have a physical location, their plans are to have a facility with a library, computer area, community calendar, website, meeting rooms, and a lounge "in an effort to create a safe and supportive as well as positive environment for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) community in the metropolitan St. Louis area." The organization indicates that it will staff the facility with both full-time and volunteer staff members.

Services Edit

The organization's plans are to service the LGBT community through programming includes conversation groups, workshops, networking sessions, projects, and events.

Location Edit

The organization states that it is currently working with St. Louis city officials and a real estate professionals to pinpoint a location. All inquiries can be sent to the organization's P.O. Box at:

The LGBT Center of St. Louis P. O. Box 19071 St. Louis, MO 63118-9071

The organization also has a website that contains more information: The name of the website originated from an idea that combines the metaphysical aspects of "centering" with the creation of a hub within the St. Louis LGBT community.

How It Started Edit

The St. Louis Host Committee for the National Lesbian and Gay Task Force's Creating Change Conference got together through the efforts of its co-chairs to talk. It is said that the group had a Town Hall meeting to discuss what the needs were for their LGBT community. Out of this talk came the idea of the community center. A committee to create the center was formed and turned into The Lesbian Gay Bi Transgender Community Center of Metropolitan St. Louis.

Non-Profit Status Edit

The organization has a both federal, 501(c)3, and state, Missouri, tax-exemption as a corporation.

Community Outreach Edit

Currently, the organization distributes a monthly newsletter for individuals that subscribe their email address to their website.

External links Edit

The Lesbian Gay Bi Transgender Community Center of Metropolitan St. Louis (organization website) [1]

National Association of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Community Centers (NALGBTCC) [2]

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