Welcome to the Gay Central Valley community!

We exist to contribute to and enrich the cultural life and expression of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons, their families, friends, and supporters through awareness and education of the diversity and history of the LGBT community in California’s Central Valley.


 We proudly serve:

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Check out our Gay Central Valley Blog for the most up-to-date information on events and community outreach!

  • Confirmed: Torture of Dozens of Gay Men in Chechnya
    Posted by Kaylia Metcalfe on May 26, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    Content Note: abuse, torture, murder, Dozens of gay men have now been confirmed to have been subjected to horrific torture at the hands of the authoritarian regime of Chechnya’s autocratic leader, Ramzan Kadyrov , according to a new […]

  • PRIDE Around the State.
    Posted by Kaylia Metcalfe on May 25, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    June is a BUSY month for us LGBT Californias!First off... you probably know about our very own FRESNO: Rainbow Pride Parade & Festival June 4, 2016, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.Parade: 10 a.m., Festival: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free to attend parade. Festival […]

  • EVENT: Screening of "Raising Zoey"
    Posted by Kaylia Metcalfe on May 23, 2017 at 5:04 pm

    Fresno Building Healthy Communities is proud to present a special screening of "Raising Zoey" on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Roosevelt High School, 4250 E. Tulare Avenue. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m."Raising Zoey", directed by Dante Alencastre, is […]

  • Harvey Milk Day
    Posted by Kaylia Metcalfe on May 22, 2017 at 4:41 pm

     Harvey Milk was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in a major city, serving on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors from 1977-1978. He worked to pass a gay rights ordinance and defeated Proposition 6, commonly known […]

  • Open Letter to Fresno Unified School District
    Posted by Kaylia Metcalfe on May 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    On behalf of Gay Central Valley and the cpmmunity we serve, we want to thank you for inviting our feedback into Fresno Unified School District’s current superintendent search. According to the most recent California Healthy Kids […]