Local Resources and Community Groups

Youth First – Greater Dayton – Providing a healthy environment for sexual minority youth. For details about this PFLAG Dayton sponsored youth organization, visit their web page at www.pflagdayton.org/youthfirst.html.

The Greater Dayton LGBT Center – The mission of the Greater Dayton LGBT Center is to help create programs that enhance the lives of sexual minorities in Dayton and the Miami Valley

Gay Dayton for all those connected to the Gay Community In Dayton, Ohio. If it is happening in Dayton you will find it here.

The Mu Crew – A group for gay/bi guys ages 18-29 in the Dayton area. This group is involved in HIV prevention education, community service, social and supportive programs, educational discussion groups, sports, traveling and more. A program of ARC Ohio. Check out www.TheMuCrew.com for schedule of events, contact information and more! “

The Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus – The Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus seeks to inspire, support, strengthen and promote unity through art, entertainment, and excellence in choral music. In this endeavor, we hope to foster the recognition and acceptance of diversity within the greater Miami Valley region. Email us at info@daytongaymenschorus.org for questions, answers, and information.

Miami Valley Ohio Prime Timers – promotes in a supportive atmosphere, educational, cultural, and social activities for mature gay and bisexual men and their admirers. Members meet the third Sunday of every month at a member’s home or at one of the Five Rivers Metro Parks in the summer. A calendar of monthly and weekly activities, dates, times and locations as well as contact information is available at www.primetimersww.org/mvopt

Equitas Health– serving western & north central Ohio with 2 important purposes: provide direct services & support to people living with HIV/AIDS, their family members, partners, and care givers to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS through public awareness and education. AIDS Resource Center Ohio-Administrative Office, 15 West Fourth Street, Suite 200, Dayton, Ohio 45402, (937) 461-2437, info@arcohio.org
Cincinnati area Community Groups

Cincinnati Men’s Chorus is a voluntary, not-for-profit community chorus organized to provide the opportunity for gay men and gay-supportive men to sing together. P.O. Box 3061, Cincinnati, OH 45201, Phone (513) 542-2626

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir is a women’s choir dedicated to musical excellence and social change. In keeping with our belief that diversity is strength, we are feminist women of varied ages, races, and ethnicities with a range of musical abilities, political interests, and life experiences. P.O. Box 23292, Cincinnati, OH 45223 – Phone (513) 221-1118

Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Greater Cincinnati a community space and resource center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the Cincinnati area. 4119 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223 (513) 591-0200

GLSEN Greater Cincinnati strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. P.O. Box 19856, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219 P: (866) 934-9119; F: (859) 261-5008; email: info@glsencincinnati.org

Have A Gay Day Community Center located at 2210 Arbor Blvd Moraine Ohio 45439. The Have A Gay Day Community Food Pantry operates under the rules and regulations of second Harvest and the Food Bank in Montgomery County. Besides the Food Pantry they also offer Pet Food, Personal Hygiene items and seasonal offerings. Items are provided on a first come first serve basis. Pickup is located on the second floor and if you need assistance they will come downstairs to help. They can be reached at 937-952-5715. Please Note: There are income requirements mandated by the USDA for assistance with food. Also HAGD serves the 45439 zip code for food. They will serve a family once if they are outside this zip code area and will refer to another pantry in their zip code or the Food Bank in Dayton Ohio. HAGD offers many other opportunities to serve and participate in the community that can be found on their website as well.