The PGH Equality Center is a long standing LGBTQIA+ Community Center within Pittsburgh. We are a CenterLink member center. To learn more about us please read our History page.
Mission: We serve as a bridge that promotes education, advocacy, and social justice for all LGBTQIA+ people and allies in Western Pennsylvania.
Vision: To cultivate a more collaborative, diverse, just, and empowered community.
CenterLink develops strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and builds a thriving center network that creates healthy, vibrant communities. Serving over 250 LGBTQ community centers across the country in 45 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, as well as centers in Canada, China, and Australia, CenterLink assists newly forming community centers and helps strengthen existing LGBT centers, through networking opportunities for center leaders, peer-based technical assistance and training, and a variety of capacity building services. Our efforts are based on the belief that LGBT community centers are primary change agents in the national movement working toward the liberation and empowerment of LGBT people.
Integrity – We strive for accountability, transparency, and honesty in our interactions with
the community and within our organization.
Collaboration – We believe in cultivating a community of positive & productive communication
Inclusiveness – We value different perspectives and commit ourselves to representation from
our diverse community.
Advocacy – We actively promote the mission of the PGH Equality Center as advocates for a
more just and empowered community.