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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, March 16th, 2018 at 7:50pm
Do you feel like you have different core values in comparison to your family members? Are you 18+, LGBTQ+ and willing to participate in research by getting interviewed? Help one of our board members, Maria Butauski, with her doctoral research if you meet the requirements and are willing to participate! Details attached.
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The Center ProjectFriday, March 16th, 2018 at 10:09am
Does your partner blame things on your bisexuality? could be partner abuse.
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The Center ProjectThursday, March 15th, 2018 at 7:57pm
"Why do you have to call it a gay wedding? If two black people were getting married, would you call it a black wedding?"
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