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515 Hickman Avenue

Mid-Missouri's LGBTQ Community Center

The Center Project, a grassroots nonprofit organization, is Mid-Missouri’s only community center focused on the needs of the LGBTQ+ community.

Designed as a safe and open space, TCP supports the under-served sexuality and gender-based groups within the region, including youth, families, and those living in rural communities.


Find a time to meet new and old friends. Join us for one of our many events. We hope to see you soon — and you’ve very welcome!



The Center Project depends on community donations to keep our doors open. We gladly accept monetary donations as well as office supplies.



Local LGBTQ group opens new home to public

COLUMBIA – The LGBTQ group The Center Project (TCP) held an open house Saturday for its new permanent facility. Tuesday, Columbia’s Board of Adjustment unanimously granted the group a…





The Center Project

A place to gather, hold a meeting, borrow a book, watch a movie, make friends and more! Visit our website for programming, resources, opportunities and information about our partner organizations.
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The Center ProjectFriday, September 20th, 2019 at 11:07am
Ellen also had some very big gifts for the boys and their families...
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The Center ProjectFriday, September 20th, 2019 at 7:29am
Bisexual+ Awareness Week, co-founded by GLAAD, seeks to accelerate acceptance of the bi+ (pansexual, fluid, no label, queer, etc.) community. #BiWeek also celebrates the resiliency of the bisexual+ community.
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The Center ProjectThursday, September 19th, 2019 at 5:47pm
👏 Finally!
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The Center ProjectTuesday, September 17th, 2019 at 4:07pm
The ‘Pose’ and ‘American Horror Story’ star will emcee GLAAD’s LGBTQ+ Presidential Forum on Friday.
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The Center ProjectMonday, September 16th, 2019 at 2:02pm
Friends and fans of the Quorus: Vote for your favorite queer anthem, and you might just hear it live at their performance on November 17! 🤩
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The Center ProjectFriday, September 13th, 2019 at 7:36pm
Due to some last minute changes, we are in desperate need of volunteers for our stand tomorrow. Sign up below if you can volunteer and we will send information. Commitment is from 3-9pm!