Gala Pride and Diversity Center

Always working to provide a safe space and resources

creating opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive.

The Gala Pride and Diversity Center

Like most non-profit organizations, Gala pride and diversity center receives a large

percentage of its support from donations.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center

Through education, support, recreation, advocacy, and partnerships,

we promote the well-being of our LGBT community.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center

Always working to provide a safe space and resources

creating opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center

Like most non-profit organizations, gala pride and diversity center receives a large

percentage of its support from donations.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center

Through education, support, recreation, advocacy, and partnerships,

we promote the well-being of our LGBT community.

Events & Groups Calendar

1000+

Community Served!

Community Served!

Gala Pride and Diversity Center welcomes all individuals regardless of ethnicity, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation and age.

About Gala Pride and Diversity Center

The Gala Pride and Diversity Center has been providing support, encouraging diversity and inclusion since before its incorporation in 1997. From more than 10 years we have owned our beautiful center at

1060 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo.

LGBTQ+ Resources

Gala Pride and Diversity Center advocates for the Central Coast’s LGBTQ+ community and prioritizes the individuals of the Central Coast in their everyday lives from helping someone new to the area to find connections to helping a person find support services.

Get Involved

Gala Pride and Diversity Center is always working to provide a safe space and resources – creating opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive. This is done by volunteers, Gala Pride and Diversity Center staff, and individuals just like you! Join us in our continuing efforts to lift up our LGBTQ+ community by Volunteering, and/or Donating today.

Working Hard For YOU

Resources

Gala Pride and Diversity Center is always working to provide a safe space and resources – creating opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive.

Bathroom Sign

Mike Hughes, of Tranz Central Coast, designed all-gender restroom signs as a temporary measure. View/Print HERE.

Donate

Gala Pride and Diversity Center is entirely funded by the generous contributions of individuals like you. Every dollar makes a difference. Thank you!

Board of Directors

Meet the Individuals working hard to create a rich social lifestyle for all members of the Central Coast LGBTQ+ community.

Groups of Gala pride and diversity center

We are stronger together, and because of that mantra we are excited to share other queer local organizations.

Volunteer

We support our Central Coast LGBTQ+ community through honest human kindness. Would YOU like to hlep?

Events

The Central Coast is widely know as a mecca for exciting events, and that includes LGBTQ+ community! See what’s coming up here.

Newsletters

Sign Up to receive our regular Gala Pride and Diversity Center newletters, delivered straight to your inbox as they are published.

Contact Us

Have questions about our organization or would like to schedule a time to meet? Contact us!

Gala Pride and Diversity Center Events Can Be Found On Our Events/Groups Calendar.

See Our Quick Look At Upcoming Events Below

Community Events:

 

What’s Going On  Week of March 30th, 2020

How are you doing this week as we shelter at home? We want you to know that though we have to be physically isolated, social connection is vital. The Gala Pride and Diversity Center is here for you, no matter where you are located!  If you want to talk to someone, plan an online gathering, or connect to LGBTQ+ resources, send a note to email@galacc.org or leave a message at (805) 541-4252 and we will return your call. We can also set you up with a buddy who will chat with you, check in, and can run errands etc. while we are sheltering at home!

Our office is currently closed and groups will not be meeting at the Center, however there are lots of local resources, online meetings, and entertainment! Check out this guide to Online LGBTQ+ content

https://www.facebook.com/groups/helpslo/ has been set up for those in need to get connected with those who can provide services. Many towns have their own version. Other online LGBTQ+ Resources include a Queer Teen Chat Space: https://www.qchatspace.org/, and the Trevor Project: www.thetrevorproject.org and the YMCA has some great online workouts: YMCA YouTube LGBTQ+ Alcoholics Anonymous Chat: http://www.chatzy.com/15047033862792 

Monday March 30th - Tonight!

8pm on Instagram: @santanico to see some of your favorite local drag queens perform live!

Tuesday March 31st - Transgender Day of Visibility

4pm-5:15pm Lives at Stake: The Trans Response to the Coronavirus with Indya Moore and others

6:45-8pm Oakland QT Open Mic Live from Spectrum Queer Media - 3 mins each for 15 artists from different genres.

Thursday April 2nd

10am-11am Virtual Coffee and Chat - join Michelle for lively conversation about anything and everything!

Friday April 3rd

6pm-8pm Central Coast Kink Community presents BDSM 101 online

7pm-9pm LGBTQ+ Online Game Night arranged by SPECTRUM Queer Media

Who is Gala Pride and Diversity Center?

The Gala Pride and Diversity Center has been providing support, encouraging diversity and inclusion since before its incorporation in 1997. From more than 10 years we have owned our beautiful center at 1060 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center advocates for the Central Coast’s LGBTQ+ community and prioritizes the individuals of the Central Coast in their everyday lives from helping someone new to the area to find connections to helping a person find support services.

Stop by the Center for a cup of tea and a fabulous chat!

SLO Pride

Select the Image above to follow SLO Pride.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center, advocates for the Central Coast’s LGBTQ+ community

and prioritizes the individuals of the Central Coast in their everyday lives from helping someone new to the area to find connections to helping a person find support services.

Sign-up for our email

Gala Pride and Diversity Center Events

All group dates, times, & locations can be found on our Events/Groups calendar… which is updated frequently.

Never miss another fantastic Gala Pride and Diversity Center event!

RESOURCES

Gala Pride and Diversity Center is always working to provide a safe space and resources – creating opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive.

Thrive with the help of these valuable resources.

+ Monthly Support Meetings

+ Community Members Serviced Monthly

+ Business Partners

In-person and online… we are available anywhere at anytime.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center advocates for the Central Coast’s LGBTQ+ community and prioritizes the individuals of the Central Coast in their everyday lives from helping someone new to the area to find connections to helping a person find valuable support services.

We welcome ALL individuals regardless of ethnicity, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation and age.

Stop by the Pride Center for a cup of tea and a fabulous chat!

Meet the Board

Gala Pride and Diversity Center is a Central Coast organization managed by a board of hardworking volunteers and paid staff.

Meet the individuals who work diligently to provide the entire LGBTQ+ community with a myriad of valuable resources, workshops, events & more.

The People Behind the Gala Pride and Diversity Center.

Latest from Social Media

The Gala Pride and Diversity Center
The Gala Pride and Diversity Center
You can see this story and more in our current art exhibit created by Art Curator Lynn At Gala - stop by the Center to check out the collection!
The Gala Pride and Diversity Center
The Gala Pride and Diversity Center
Congratulations to Northern Ireland - we’re sure your first weddings will be fabulous!
The Gala Pride and Diversity Center
The Gala Pride and Diversity Center
A new report on LGBTQ equality shows leaps forward in equality, but at the same time, progress has stalled in half the country.
The Gala Pride and Diversity Center
The Gala Pride and Diversity Center
Here's what's going on this week!

Events & Groups Calendar

Gala Pride and Diversity Center welcomes all individuals regardless of ethnicity, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation and age. Stop by the Center for a cup of tea and a fabulous chat!

1060 Palm Street | San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone: (805) 541-4252

Contact Us

3 + 12 =