PITTSBURGH EQUALITY CENTER serves as a bridge that promotes education, advocacy, and social justice for all LGBTQIA+ people and allies in Western Pennsylvania.

Learn About Our Programs

Jim Fischerkeller Library

Stop by and check out one of the nations largest libraries dedicated to LGBTQIA+ authors or on related subjects!

OUTrageous Bingo

OUTrageous Bingo is a monthly fundraiser for the PGH Equality Center and Shepherd Wellness Community. Click the link below to learn more about this one-of-a-kind event!

Click here for the new Homepage Game numbers for our next game!

Coming Events

Check out our upcoming events. Head over to our Events page to see what's happening.

What We Do

  • OUTrageous Bingo
  • Library
  • Book Club
  • LGBTQIA+ Potlucks

Attend an Upcoming Event

Coffee & Conversation, with Persad OWLs…Older, Wiser, Leaders

Every Thursday

A gathering of LGBTQ+, ages 50+ adults, every Thursday morning from 10 – 12 at Persad Center, 5301 Butler Street, Pittsburgh 15201

Lavender Book Club Pittsburgh

4th Thursday of the Month

Join us as we read LGBTQIA+ genres books each month. We meet currently in-person at the Center @ FUMC on the fourth Thursday of each month (except Nov/Dec, which are on the second Thursdays to avoid the holidays). For full details, join Lavender Book Club Pittsburgh.

Virtual Snurch with the Sisters!

Every other Sunday

Greetings o' best beloveds! Come join the Nuns of Steel for our biweekly online "Snurch" every other sunday at 11 am via Google meets. Queer centered services open to community participation from all. Bring a song, a story, whatever, and just hang out! Google meet link will be given out shortly before each Snurch commences.

Browse LGBTQIA+ Resources

If you have an LGBTQIA+ focus within your organization or are an LGBTQIA+ organization and would like to be listed among the resources for the PGH Equality Center, please fill out our Resource Form.

  • Arts & Artists
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Events and Weddings
  • Faith
  • Families, Youth, & Older Adult
  • Finance & Legal
  • Food
  • Health, Wellness, & Fitness
  • Mental & Physical Health
  • Nonprofits
  • Shopping
  • Technology
  • Trans & Gender Non-Conforming

Get Involved

Looking for ways to get involved in the community? Check out our Get Involved tab or email info@pghequalitycenter.org to inquire about volunteer opportunities and Board positions.


The PGH Equality Center runs solely on donations from our community. Please donate through GiveLively, PayPal, and AmazonSmile. Text to Give: "Text "PGHLGBTQIA" to 44-321"


Stay up-to-date on the latest news and events going on at PGH Equality Center. Check out our news page to learn more.