Support Network


The mission of Centre LGBTQA Support Network is to bring the community together through LGBTQA education and activities in the Centre region.


Upcoming Events

Monthly Events

LGBT+ Support Group 7:00-8:00, first Thursday of every month, Borough Building (243 S Allen), State College.

Support Group for Parents of LGBTQ Kids 7:00-8:00, third Tuesday of every month, room 112, Borough Building (243 South Allen), State College.

Friday Night Live last Friday of every month, 7:00-9:00, Webster's Cafe and Bookstore. Thank you, Webster's, for providing snacks and for hosting us!

BYOQ (Bring Your Own Queer) Youth Group, (grades 8-12), date varies, email info@centrelgbtqa.org for meeting information.

Featured Events

Rainbow Love Fashion Show: Thursday, February 14, 7:00-9:00 PM, Webster's Bookstore and Cafe, Free, Donations will benefit the BYOQ youth group trip to NYC

Gayla (Annual Fundraiser Party): Saturday, April 27 7:00-11:00 PM, The Lodge at Tussey Mountain, Anyone 21+ is welcome, More information and Tickets here. Sponsorships available.




BYOQ (Bring Your Own Queer)
A LGBTQA+ Youth Group (8th-12th graders)
Co-sponsored by CLSN, CC Youth Service Bureau, and the SC Presbyterian Church

Meetings: 5:30-8:00p.m. Meeting day varies by month
Location: State College Presbyterian Church Fireside Room
132 W. Beaver Avenue, State College, PA

Meetings include supper, respect for who you are, great company, and opportunities to share.  

Drug and alcohol free space

Teens have the opportunity to create additional UNSUPERVISED activities through MeetUp, Facebook and other Social Media. Check CLSN’s facebook page postings for upcoming events.   

CLSN offers funds for teens to attend LGBTQA affirming conferences, camps, etc. when there is a need.  


These local businesses and organizations have made a commitment to be LGBTQA-friendly. If you'd like to be added to our list, fill out our Contact Form, or email us at info@centrelgbtqa.org.

Thank you to the following individuals for their donations:

  • Elise Smalley - In memory of Justin Lewis DeMaria (Pacifica Rim).


Chair - Susan Marshall

Co-Chair - Tamar London

Recorder - Pia Smal

Treasurer - Mark Hayes

Members At Large

Jennifer Babb

Chanel Lange-Maney

Chelsea Moroski

Katherine Nurmi

Susan Port

Kerry Wiessmann



Fill our our Contact Form or email us at info@centrelgbtqa.org.