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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.

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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!

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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…

 

 

 

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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 ProjectSaturday, December 15th, 2018 at 10:00am
"Penelope is a transgender boy. Today, he’s 8 years old, but from the time he could speak, he told the entire world, “I am a boy.” Our family — including his siblings — chose to believe him.

There are an estimated 9 million LGBTQI people in the country (that's the size of the state of New Jersey) and around 700,000 transgender people. All of them have families. You’d assume there'd be lots of families like mine, out and proud. But it's not that easy. Speaking up and rallying around trans rights is hard enough because of gender bias, misunderstanding, and the threat of violence, but when you throw in that we’re not celebrities and my son is still in lower school, it gets so much more real."
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The Center ProjectFriday, December 14th, 2018 at 1:17pm
If you or someone you know is struggling, please, please reach out for help. Everyone deserves help and support. The Trevor Project has a 24/7 suicide hotline as well as text and chat options. They also have resources for recognizing warning signs and ways to help someone you know who might be at risk.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is also free, confidential, and available 24/7. Just call 1-800-273-8255.

We need you here! ❤️
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The Center ProjectFriday, December 14th, 2018 at 12:54pm
Watch the pair teach the basics of LGBTQ+ vocabulary in American Sign Language. https://bit.ly/2J2SIuZ
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Watch the pair teach the basics of LGBTQ+ vocabulary in American Sign Language. https://bit.ly/2J2SIuZ
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The Center ProjectThursday, December 13th, 2018 at 7:40pm
What same-sex parents want you to know
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BuzzFeed LGBT
"Don't ask us if our children are ours — because they are."
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The Center ProjectThursday, December 13th, 2018 at 5:15pm
'Tis the season! Your money directly benefits your community when you donate to us through CoMo gives! Help us continue serving LGBTQ+ individuals in our community!

Just $20 will allow us to purchase a chest binder for the Clothing Closet. Being able to provide these allows individuals to bind safely!
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The Center ProjectWednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 8:28pm
'Tis the season to be giving! Please help us reach our fundraising goal by donating to us through CoMo Gives!