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Young Adult Group

LGBTQIA+ Young Adults Ages 18-25

The new GLO Young Adult Group, facilitated by Lou Hood, will be held every Thursday at the GLO Center. The center will be open for the group from 4-8 p.m., with a meeting taking place at 6 p.m. This group is for LGBTQIA+ young adults ages 18-25. Come join us for opportunities to socialize and learn what you can do to participate in your community more actively!

Lou Hood oversees the program at this time. For more information and to find out about upcoming events, email Lou at:

Upcoming Events

Springfield Cardinals PRIDE NIGHT

What: Come out, celebrate Pride, and watch the Cardinals beat the Arkansas Travelers! A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit The GLO Center.
When: Tuesday, June 25, 7:05 PM
Where: Hammons Field

Queer Artist Showcase - Royal Music Hall

What: We are celebrating Pride Month with a very special Queer Artist Showcase! Presented by The Royal Music Hall and IT’S OKAY MGT to benefit The GLO Center!
When: Saturday, June 29, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Where: The Royal Music Hall – 1427 E Cherry St Ste. B, Springfield, MO 65802

Volunteer Orientation at GLO

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. Before the meeting, please fill out the volunteer form (at the link below). 
When: Saturday, July 6, 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. July book: The Heaven and Earth Grocery Story by James McBride.
When: Sunday, July 7, 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: The GLO Center