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Berks Bears
Jayson Messner

PO Box 6563
Wyomissing PA

610.451.5737 after 6:00 PM

This is a social group for men who are bears or lovers of bears who want to connect with other bears, otters and cubs. Events will be planned by you and with other bear groups in the surrounding area's.

Bringing the Bear Community together in Berks County. Join our event mailing list through :

Gay Men only

GLBT Operated/GLBT Owned

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
(Formerly Pennsylvania Diversity Network)
Adrian Shanker - Executive Director
Liz Bradbury - Senior Director of Programs

PO Box 22902
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002


Face Book -- Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
Face Book -- Pennsylvania Diversity Network

The Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center provides programming and services to strengthen and support the LGBT community across the Greater Lehigh Valley. 
We provide
frequent cultural and educational programs on a variety of cutting-edge LGBT topics, promote LGBT health and wellness, provide LGBT cultural competency trainings for non-profits, businesses and government agencies, produce the bimonthly Valley Gay Press and provide LGBT resources on our website and through our LGBT Infoline.
Across the country, LGBT community centers provide critical services to LGBT people in need and host exciting LGBT cultural and educational programs. We currently operate as a virtual center, but the Lehigh Valley's vibrant LGBT community needs and deserves a physical LGBT community center and we plan to open one, 
with your help!
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center is building the Lehigh Valley's first LGBT community center. Once completed, our Center will provide direct services to members of the LGBT community, provide frequent cultural, educational and health promotion, and serve as an anchor non-profit in a residential neighborhood critical to Allentown's downtown revitalization efforts. The Center is not currently open.

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Russell A. Boggs

P.O. Box 135
Harrisburg, PA

Central PA


Our Mission: Commitment to Diversity in the Business Community
The Central Pennsylvania Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce believes that diversity is a goal that can never be considered fully achieved in the business community. CPGLCC works to support diversity and assist Central Pennsylvania’s business community in pursuit of an ideal workplace, marketplace, industry and region.
CPGLCC offers a comprehensive approach to diversity and inclusion in the business community by focusing on:

  • People: Through encouraging workforce diversity
  • Consumers: Through supporting appropriate joint marketing initiatives and other opportunities
  • Businesses: Through developing partnerships with and among general business organizations
  • Industry: Through development and support of workforce and supplier diversity programs
To achieve our vision fully, CPGLCC believes that all constituencies must be considered and thoughtfully included and developed.



LGBT Community Center of Central Pennsylvania
Louie Marven
Executive Director

221 N. Front Street, 3rd Floor
Harrisburg, PA

Central PA


GLBT Operated

GLBT Owned

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

Gay & Lesbian Organized Sports Society (GLOSS)
Fabio Urbina

PO Box 21862
Lehigh Valley

Berks County and Greater Lehigh Valley

Lehigh Valley organization that sponsors several GLBT sports and social events per week. Volleyball, tennis, game-night and more- check the website!

GLBT Owned/Operated

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

LGBT Infoline at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
Liz Bradbury

PO Box 22902
Lehigh Valley

Berks County and Greater Lehigh Valley - all of Pennsylvania


Call-in phone line to support and bring information to the GLBT community. See more information about this Infoline at this web site.

GLBT Owned/Operated

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

Lehigh Valley Bears

Meets at the Mooselounge (upstairs)
of the Stonewall Bar
28 N 10th Street
Allentown, PA

Lehigh County

yahoo group:

Meets the first Saturday of every month in the Mooselounge upstairs at the Stonewall, at the end of the bar, under the moose head.

This is a social group for, bears, bear admirers, and anyone else who wants to be part of the gathering. All are welcome.


GLBT Owned/Operated

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly
Lehigh Valley Lesbian & Gay Social Group
Dawn DeVries

Lehigh Valley
Northampton/Lehigh Counties

Primary Clientele: GLBT only

We are a couples social group age 40 and over who get together for dinner,bowling, miniature golf, private homes, picnics etc. We usually meet once a month in fun social setting. It's a way meet new people and make friends. If this sounds like a group for you please join.

GLBT Operated
GLBT Owned

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly


LGBTQ Support Group -- Sanctuary Counseling LLC
Heather Kramer Almquist

515 Old Swede Road, Ste B4
Douglassville, PA

Berks County


Meets the first and third Monday of each month at 6:30PM.

LGBTQ Support Group at Sanctuary Counseling in Douglassville, Berks County. Join this group for an affirming, confidential experience of community and support! Meets the first and third Monday of each month at 6:30PM. Services are free for these groups. Nominal donations for materials/refreshments are appreciated. Sanctuary Counseling provides affirming counseling for the LGBTQ community, and is conveniently located for clients in northern Chester, southeastern Berks, and western Montgomery counties and the Route 422 corridor. Please visit the web site at, or call: 610-385-3155.

Valley Gay Press Drop-Off spot.

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly
MCCLV Men's Breakfast Group

Meets every Sunday morning at 9am for breakfast at Bob Evans Restaurant, located on Lehigh St. in Allentown, near Route 78. This is a very informal gathering.
Call: 610-709-8800 (MCCLV) for information

Lehigh County

For GBTS men.

GLBT- Friendly

GLBT- Operated

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

Chris Vazquez

Berks County


A site created and dedicated in providing up-to-date information, insight, advice and suggestions on non-prejudiced, gay friendly bars, clubs, restaurants, hotels and much more that are available for gay and lesbian citizens in our community as well as tourists who wish to visit our lovely little City of Reading, Pennsylvania.

GLBT Operated
GLBT Owned


Northeast PA Rainbow Alliance

email or call the NEPA Rainbow Line at 570-972-2523

GLBT Organization in Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties.

GLBT Owned/Operated

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly


PFLAG - Eastern PA PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people)
Don Kohn

PO Box 403

Lehigh Valley, Berks County, Monroe County

PFLAG Hotline and Information: 610-967-5219

Our Mission: To promote the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families, and friends through:

  • support -- to cope with an adverse society,
  • education -- to inform and enlighten the public, and
  • advocacy -- to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.
PFLAG, a non-profit organization, provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

For full up-to-date information on all area PFLAG meetings times, dates, places, and events see the PFLAG web site by clicking here:


Eastern PA PFLAG has a newsletter that is sent out in hard copy and email to its members.

*Copies of the Valley Gay Press are available at this site.

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly


PFLAG Pottsville
Marc Freligh

PO Box 871
Pottsville, PA

Schuylkill County


PFLAG Pottsville meets the third Thursday of each month at the Terrence Reiley Community Building, 216 N. 12th Street, Pottsville. Meetings begin at 6:30pm. We provide one-on-one peer support for parents, families and friends. We also have a lending library, speakers bureau, youth group support and other programming and events. PFLAG Pottsville awards an annual scholarship to a self identified lgbt or allied high school/college student. Call or email for additional information.

*Copies of the Valley Gay Press are available at this site.

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly
PFLAG Pottsville - Schuylkill County -- 2008 Calendar of Events

Ongoing - Third Thursday of each month - Support group for lesbian, gay,
bisexual and transgender individuals and their families and friends. Also
Third Thursday of each month - Pride Youth a support group/safe space for
LGBTQA youth ages 14-18.

All events held at the Terrence Reiley Community Building, 216 N. 12th St., Pottsville, 6:30pm, unless indicated otherwise.


PFLAG Wilkes Barre/Northeastern PA

107 Butler Street
Forty Fort

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly


Pride of NEPA

613 Baltimore Drive
Wilkes Barre
570-270-4155 x. 353

GLBT Owned/Operated
GLBT Friendly

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

PRIDE of the Greater Lehigh Valley

1101 W. Hamilton Street,
Allentown, PA


Lehigh County

Produces annual Lehigh Valley Pride in the Park Festival and Parade


Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

Reading Pride Celebration

Mailing Address:
Reading Pride Celebration
PO Box 15242
Reading, PA 19612

Berks County

Click here to see a Photo Album of the Reading Pride Celebration 2008 Festival

Our Mission is to Celebrate Unity and Diversity In the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Communities Of Reading and Berks County.

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly


Renaissance -- Transgender Association (Lehigh Valley Chapter)
Amanda Porter

Lehigh Valley Renaissance

Northampton County

Meets at the Metropolitan Community Church
second Saturday of the Month at 7pm
1401 Greenview Drive
Bethlehem, PA
610-866-8223 (Church’s number)

Do You Have a Friend or Family Member Who Is Transgender, a Crossdresser or Questioning Their Gender Orientation?
Our Monthly Gatherings Provide a Safe and Nurturing Place for Members and Guests to Meet, Understand, Accept and Take Pride in Their Transgender Lives.
Meetings are Held on the 2nd Saturday of Each Month at the Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley (in the Church of the Manger Building) Located at 1401 Greenview Drive, Bethlehem, Pa. 18018.
Doors Open At Approximately 7:00 PM With Socializing and Light Snacks.
The Meeting Starts At 8:00pm With Quick Announcements From Our Leaders. Afterward, We Open Up The Floor To Those Who May Have Something To Share With The Group. That Is Usually Followed By More Social Time. Meetings Typically End At About 10:00 To 10:30 Pm.
You May Dress In Any Way In Which You Are Comfortable. There Are 2 Changing Rooms Available If You Would Like To Change After You Arrive.
If This Is Your First Time Attending A Transgender Support Group Meeting, Being Nervous Is Expected And We Promise To Do All We Can To Make You Comfortable.
At Our Meetings You Will Find A Caring Group Of People Who Wiil Offer You Friendship, Support And Acceptance.
Feel Free To Attend Our Meeting Dressed The Way You Feel Most Comfortable. No Matter Your Age Or Appearance, You Can Count On A Warm Welcome!
We All Have Experienced The The Anxiety And Challenges That Come From Being Transgender. Just Remember That You Are Never Alone. So Let Go Of Your Fears And Join Us!
There Is No Charge To Attend Your First Meeting So Come To Learn And Be Supported.

First Time Visitor?
You Will Find That Our Meetings Are Attended By A Diverse Group Of People.
This Includes MtF and FtM Transgender Individuals, Crossdressers, Spouses, Significant Others And Supporters.
In All Cases You Can Be Assured Of A Safe And Secure Environment Where Your Identity And Any Information You Share Will Be Held In Strict Confidentiality.
First Time Visitors = Free!
Members = $3.00
Non-Members and Guests = $5.00
Yearly Membership = $25.00 (Pro-rated)

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

Silent Witnesses of Central PA
Blaise Liffick

680 Coverleaf Rd.
Elizabethtown, PA

Lancaster County (Eastern PA)


Silent Witnesses of Central PA (SWPA) is an organization of gay and straight allies dedicated to helping the GLBT community have safe and peaceful events by providing a non-confrontational buffer between participants in GLBT events and those who would condemn them. We provide visual protection from \"street preachers\" and protesters at events such as Pridefests, the showing of films such as Jim in Bold, or staging of plays such as The Laramie Project, using our bodies and rainbow umbrellas as shields. In times of need, we intervene to prevent confrontations between protesters and event participants, often acting as escorts for those who would like to attend such events.

We are not counter-protesters. Instead, we provide a visual representation of support for those in our society who may feel marginalized. Our purpose is to act as a \"human spiritual firewall\" between GLBT folks and those individuals who believe GLBT\'s should be condemned. Silent Witnesses stand ready to prevent confrontations while welcoming and supporting GLBT participants to the event they are attending.

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

Social Group for LGBT Couples


GLBT only

We are social group of gay & lesbian monogamous couples over 40 who meet for dinner,and fun outings. Check our web site to join.

GLBT Operated/GLBT Owned

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

Meet other local monogamous Gay Couples age 35 and up, both male and female couples who have similar interests. Make new friends in a fun social setting.

We try to get together once a month for dinner, outings, or private homes. We have gone bowling, gone to the movies, and played miniature golf. We socialize as couples offering experience and expertise in living as a same gender couples in a straight world. We bond and make long lasting friendships. If you feel this group is for you, please join.


Social Group
Spiritual Journey for Lesbians
Cindy Nordsick

PA County: USA


Lesbians only

Spiritual Journey for Lesbians is a group that will be starting on August 19 at 6pm. These meetings will be held at Wagon Werks in Columbia, PA at 920 Plane street in the Community Room. The first meeting will be setting the foundation of the group so please come and co-create this community service to support and empower our sisters. There will be light snacks and drinks available during group. Future groups will include general talks about various issues, films, and books, etc.

Trans Events USA, Inc.
S. Kristine James

PO Box 61

Northampton County


Event management and planning organization. Produces Transgender conferences. Call for Trans Events for more information and recent examples.

GLBT Owned and Operated

Emphasizes Transgender

Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center VERIFIED LGBT Friendly

Upper Delaware GLBT Center
Cary Giacalone, Executive Director
PO Box 1295  Milford, PA



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