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The Pride Center continuously works towards a vision of justice and equity for all LGBTQ+ New Yorkers that recognizes, responds to and celebrates the many intersections of our identities. We are a hub for LGBTQ+ community organizing and a provider of critical services for the LGBTQ+ community.


The RiseOut People's Platform represents a shared vision of justice and equity for the future of the LGBTQ+ community in New York State. Community leaders from every region of New York worked in collaboration to develop this inclusive, people-centered plan to advance LGBTQ-affirming legislation and policies in New York. It is an agenda that reflects our values as a diverse, intersectional community and our goal to create lasting change by fighting to:
  • Advance Equity & Inclusion for Transgender & Gender Nonconforming People
  • Increase Access to Affirming Mental Health Services
  • Promote Restorative Justice Principles
  • Ensure LGBTQ Visibility & Affirmation
  • Demand Economic Justice

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