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The LGBTQIA+ Community Center of the Ozarks

Our Mission

The GLO Center

The GLO Center is a nonprofit that serves the LGBTQIA community in the Ozarks through support, resources, education, and advocacy, to create a more inclusive and welcoming community where all can thrive.

Become a Member

As a nonprofit, the GLO Center relies on membership and donations to continue to provide support, resources, education, and advocacy to the local LGBTQIA+ community. Join your local LGBTQ community center in this vital work by becoming a sustaining member today. 

It’s important to note that each membership level builds upon the previous, ensuring that you enjoy all the benefits from lower tiers as you advance. From the Supporter Level at $1/month to the Champion Level at $100/month, your support means the world to us.

Advocate

$ 12 50
Monthly
  • Voting Rights
  • Participate in decision-making by exercising your voting rights at the annual meeting.

  • Digital Thank You Card
  • Receive a personalized digital thank-you card expressing our gratitude for your support.

  • GLO Center Sticker
  • Show your support with an exclusive GLO Center sticker to display proudly.

Ally

$ 25 00
Monthly
  • Voting Rights
  • Participate in decision-making by exercising your voting rights at the annual meeting.

  • Digital Thank You Card
  • Receive a personalized digital thank-you card expressing our gratitude for your support.

  • GLO Center Sticker
  • Show your support with an exclusive GLO Center sticker to display proudly.

  • Recognition on Website
  • Your name will be featured on our website's supporter page as a valued Partner

Partner

$ 50 00
Monthly
  • Voting Rights
  • Participate in decision-making by exercising your voting rights at the annual meeting.

  • Digital Thank You Card
  • Receive a personalized digital thank-you card expressing our gratitude for your support.

  • GLO Center Sticker
  • Show your support with an exclusive GLO Center sticker to display proudly.

  • Recognition on Website
  • Your name will be featured on our website's supporter page as a valued Partner

  • GLO T-Shirt
  • Show off your dedication to our community with a unique t-shirt available only to Partner & Champion Level members.

Champion

$ 100 00
Monthly
  • Voting Rights
  • Participate in decision-making by exercising your voting rights at the annual meeting.

  • Digital Thank You Card
  • Receive a personalized digital thank-you card expressing our gratitude for your support.

  • GLO Center Sticker
  • Show your support with an exclusive GLO Center sticker to display proudly.

  • Recognition on Website
  • Your name will be featured on our website's supporter page as a valued Partner

  • GLO T-Shirt
  • Show off your dedication to our community with a unique t-shirt available only to Partner & Champion Level members.

  • Exclusive Event Access
  • Gain VIP access to select GLO Center events throughout the year.

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Let's Get Together

Events & Programs

Want to meet other LGBTQIA+ people? The GLO Center is a place to be yourself, a place to meet others in the community, and a place to find information about the community at large. Basically, it's YOUR place for LGBTQIA+ community.

Upcoming Events

The GLO Market

What: Join us in supporting local queer-owned businesses and organizations! We will also be offering free chest binders and fittings.
When: Saturday, July 20, 10AM – 2PM
Where: The GLO Center

Rainbow Kids – Art Museum Outing

What: Join us at the Springfield Art Museum for a scavenger hunt, an art activity, and snacks. Then visit the museum with your family afterward! Ideal for families with children ages 6-11, though children of other ages are welcome as well.
When: Saturday, July 20, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Where: Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E Brookside Dr, Springfield, MO 65807

QTBIPOC Support Group

What: Join us for a game night with light refreshments! The QTBIPOC support group (Queer and Trans, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) is open for people of color (including white-passing folks) and family/friends of QTBIPOC as well.
When: Wednesday, July 31, 6 PM – 8 PM
Where: The GLO Center

Volunteer Orientation

What: Interested in being a GLO Volunteer? This orientation will familiarize you with the GLO Center’s work and prepare you to be a GLO volunteer.
When: Saturday, August 3, 3 PM – 4 PM
Where: The GLO Center

GLO Banned Book Club

What: Join GLO at our Banned Book Club where we’ll be reading a series of books that have been or could be banned, followed by discussions on the books, novels, and writings. August Book: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
When: Sunday, August 4, 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: The GLO Center