The mission of the Gulf Coast LGBTQ+ Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual, intersex, queer, non-binary, and questioning (LGBTQIA+) population of the Gulf Coast by providing activities, programs and services that create community; empower community members; provide essential resources; advocate for civil and human rights; and embrace, promote and support LGBTQIA+ cultural diversity. The Gulf Coast LGBTQ+ Center, Inc. currently operates the only dedicated all-inclusive LGBTQIA+ and straight-allied youth program in the Panhandle of Florida.
COLLABORATE with members of the LGBTQ+ community, volunteers, donors, community partners, stakeholders and allies.
CELEBRATE the culture and history of the LGBTQ+ Community.
ADVOCATE in a diverse, inclusive, and proactive manner on behalf of the LGBTQ+ community.
INNOVATE by creating new ideas and taking bold steps that lead to positive change.
EDUCATE LGBTQ+ individuals, their friends, families, allies and the broader community on issues of gender and sexual minorities in order to eliminate discrimination.
INITIATE and improve the health and wellness of the LGBTQ+ community through culturally competent access to resources and information.
OPERATE with trust, integrity, and transparency in all operations while preserving the privacy of our members and donors.