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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 ProjectMonday, April 22nd, 2019 at 8:02pm
"Marsha P. Johnson was not well known during her life. But in death, her legacy is stamped indelibly onto the rainbow pride flag."
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The Center ProjectSunday, April 21st, 2019 at 7:01pm
This is awesome!!!! This new Youtube series focuses on issues affecting LGBTQ youth of color.
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The Center ProjectSaturday, April 20th, 2019 at 10:21am
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The Center ProjectFriday, April 19th, 2019 at 7:00pm
A helpful chart to explain the difference between support and 'toxic positivity.’
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The Center ProjectFriday, April 19th, 2019 at 1:57pm
Parents everywhere: Remember, your child did not choose to be trans. But they did choose to be honest with you. Be supportive and loving.

Thanks for being a proud mama, Charlize!
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The Center ProjectFriday, April 19th, 2019 at 9:38am