Resources

Looking for information on medical services, religious services or just where to meet new people and have a good time? You’ve come to the right place!  Check out the listings below and email us with exciting new places to add.

Medical Resources

Pitt Men's Study

The Pitt Men’s Study (PMS) is a confidential research study of the natural history of HIV/AIDS, funded by the National Institutes of Health that has been ongoing in Pittsburgh since 1984.

Persad Center

The nation’s second oldest licensed counseling center specifically created to serve gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community

Shepherd Wellness Community

The only AIDS Community Center in Western Pennsylvania – celebrating 20 years of Wellness for people affected by HIV/AIDS

Allies for health + wellbeing

Dedicated to supporting and empowering all individuals living with HIV/AIDS and preventing the spread of infection

m4mHealthySex

We’re here to provide reliable, up-to-date sexual health information for men who have sex with men in Pennsylvania. It is our belief that information is the best weapon against sexually transmitted diseases.

Central Outreach Wellness Center

Our staff has decades of experience supporting all communities including those of color, immigrants, transgendered and men and women and the intersexed, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, down low (msm), queer & questioning : LGBTQIA. We also specialize in HIV/HEP C and Recovery health care and resources.

LGBTQ ALCOHOLISM

More and More Treatment Centers Are Offering LGBTQ Alcoholism Programs

If you, a friend, or a loved one suffers from alcoholism, understand you are not alone. Transitioning to a life of sobriety is a big step which may require professional guidance. Treatment professionals are available to assist you in locating an LGBTQ-sensitive facility with a variety of treatment plans. Contact a dedicated treatment expert and begin living a life of freedom today.

AHN Transgender Health Care

Allegheny Health Network

If you are transgender or gender expansive, navigating the health care system may not always be easy or comfortable. You deserve a health care team that understands your needs and the unique challenges you face.

Through the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Center for Inclusion Health, we are expanding our transgender medical and surgical services to better serve you. Our goal is for you to get the high quality care you need — no matter your gender identity or expression.

Faith Resources

Metropolitan Community Church Pittsburgh

MCC recognizes a state of need around the world in the areas of human rights and justice. As people of faith, we have a responsibility to act on behalf of those who cannot effect change on their own.

Cathedral of Hope

East Liberty Presbyterian Church | The Cathedral of Hope Presently, ELPC has more than 900 members and friends, who attend up to three worship services offered each week and who reflect the racial, economic, age, gender, and sexual orientation diversity of Greater Pittsburgh. The four pillars of our ministry consist of worship, education, spiritual growth, and mission, and our goal is to provide resources in all these areas for people of all ages and singles or families of all types.

 

Dor Hadash

Congregation Dor Hadash Presently, ELPC has more than 900 members and friends, who attend up to three worship services offered each week and who reflect the racial, economic, age, gender, and sexual orientation diversity of Greater Pittsburgh. The four pillars of our ministry consist of worship, education, spiritual growth, and mission, and our goal is to provide resources in all these areas for people of all ages and singles or families of all types.

 

Entertainment

5801 Video Lounge and Cafe

5801

5801 has been in operation since 2005, evolving and growing every step of the way. We are located in the heart of Shadyside and have become a staple of LGBTQ nightlife in Pittsburgh’s East End.  Our space is continually being improved, with one of the best outdoor patio and indoor/outdoor spaces in Pittsburgh.

We pride ourselves on serving a classic beer and cocktail menu, with a focus on Craft & Seasonal Beers, and Specialty Liquors.

Reel Q Pittsburghs LGBTQ Film Festival

Reel Q

Reel Q is the longest running film festival in Pittsburgh, the 5th oldest LGBTQ+ film festival in the United States, and the 6th oldest LGBTQ+ festival in the world. Our yearly festival programs approximately 20 first-run LGBTQ+ themed feature length films and 30+ short films ranging from comedies, dramas, avant-garde, documentaries, and beyond.

True T Studios

Image may contain: night, sky and outdoor Motivated by the underrepresentation of queer POC in mainstream media, True T PGH serves as a creative platform in dismantling the negative portrayal of our community through innovative events and activities that celebrate the beauty and creativity often overlooked within our underground Ballroom scene. Since 2012 we have been fortunate to put over $30,000 back in the queer communities of color through projects such as the Annual Galaxy Ball series where 300+ POC come together from across the country competing for over $3,500 in cash prizes and trophies.

Blue Moon

 No photo description available.The Blue Moon is a gay bar but everyone is welcome!! Voted BEST LGBT BAR IN PITTSBURGH 2016 and 2017, plus 2nd runner up for BEST DIVE BAR by the City Paper. MOST INCLUSIVE 2016 by the Pittsburgh Magazine. Rated #38 out of the 50 BEST GAY BARS IN THE UNITED STATES according to Yelp. It’s a great place to mingle with all types of people and have fun!

OPEN STAGE is always a BLAST every Wednesday night at midnight with Bambi, Dixie, and Cindy. T&A THURSDAYS are a DELIGHT with Tootsie and Alora. EDDIEOKE is a HOOT with karaoke every Friday starting at 9:30pm. Finally, enjoy a DRAG SHOW like NO OTHER every Saturday night with a different theme every week!

Great people, no attitude, cheap drinks, and lots of fun!! Happy Hour every day from 5pm – 7pm! Located in the trendy Lawrenceville section of Pittsburgh.

Youth and Family

Dreams of Hope

No photo description available. Dreams of Hope is a proud member of the Pride Youth Theatre Alliance, a growing national network that advances the practice of queer youth theater by providing emerging and established leaders in the field with resources and opportunities to exchange, collaborate, and learn.

GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network)

GLSEN strives to ensure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression. We believe that such an atmosphere engenders a positive sense of self, which is the basis of educational achievement and personal growth. Since homophobia and heterosexism undermine a healthy school climate, we work to educate teachers, students and the public at large about the damaging effects these forces have on youth and adults alike.

PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

pflagUniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG has 400 chapters and 200,000 supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced, and serviced by PFLAG National, located in Washington, D.C., the National Board of Directors and 13 volunteer Regional Directors.

Seniors

SAGE (Advocacy and Services for LGBT Elders)

Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders

By 2030, there are going to be 7 million LGBT older adults 65 or better. As our numbers grow, we want to ensure that we’re supported in every way possible—through training, technical assistance, and educational resources.

Knowledge is power, and the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is our information powerhouse. There, we serve up publications, fact sheets, guides, and assistance on nearly a thousand topics relevant to LGBT aging.

Nursing Home Abuse Center

Nursing Home Abuse Center

 

The Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC) was founded on the principles of dignity and respect for some of the most vulnerable citizens — seniors. Seniors have built a society of law, order, and protection that we all enjoy today. They fought wars against tyranny, supported equality and built families and businesses that changed our world.

It’s time for us to protect them from abuse perpetrated in what should be the safest of places. NHAC is a free online resource designed to inform and encourage improvements to the status quo. Let’s stand together and protect our seniors.