New Haven Pride Center


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Groups Sponsored by the Pride Center

Friends of the Pride Center

Groups listed here are not sponsored by the Pride Center, but often meet at the Center, or are Center friends.

Trans* Adult Support Group

This new support group for transgender adults takes place three times per month at the Pride Center. If you are trans identified, 21+ years old and would like to be a part of the group, please contact the Center at to be connected to a group facilitator.

The group meets three times each month.

Board/Card Game Gathering

A revival of our popular game night. Join us to play card and board games, including a few selections that may be new to you! Feel free to also bring games of your own. Sundays are free parking days in downtown, with ample street parking. There's no charge to join in, but donations are always welcome.

Meets monthly on the third Sunday of each month from 1-4 p.m. Email for more details.

Rainbow Support Group

The Rainbow Support Group provides support and affirmation to people with developmental disabilities who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender. This is one of the first of its kind in the nation. The Rainbow Support Group has its own dedicated website, too. Click here to check it out!

Second Sunday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Contact John Allen by e-mailing NOTE: Group does not meet in July.

Imperial Sovereign Court of All Connecticut

The Court holds monthly meetings at the Center for its members. Click here for more information about the Imperial Court.

CT Pride Hikers

CT Pride Hikers picks a new location each month in which to explore, socialize and check out some of the beautiful scenery Connecticut has to offer. Previous events have had as many as 30 attendees. Upcoming pride hikes will be posted on our Events page; more information can also be found at the CT Pride Hikers Google Group.

New Haven Mix-n-Mingle

The New Haven Mix-n-Mingle group is a Happy Hour social group for the gay and lesbian community in greater New Haven. Happy hour locations rotate around the city and the group usually meets at least once a month, sometimes twice, either Thursdays or Fridays. The events are a great way to network and socialize within the GLBT community. More information can be found on the group's Facebook page, or by emailing


The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. The Connecticut chapter of GLSEN meets at the Center regularly for training and new member meetings. Find out more about the Connecticut chapter of GLSEN here.