LGBTQ Resources

Centenary College has a statement in its admission policies, loan programs, and other college programs, policies, and activities that states “Centenary does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.” This policy protects LGBTQ individuals from discrimination by college policies and officials on the basis of sexual orientation, although the policy does not explicitly include gender identity.



  • All Souls’ Unitarian Universalist Church
    LGBT-friendly church, worship: Sunday 11:00 am
    9449 Ellerbe Road, 318-868-3313; email
  • Christ Church of Hope
    Non-denominational, non-judgmental, Bible-based congregation, worship: Sunday 6:00pm
    111 Freestate Blvd Suite 105, 318-868-3444
  • Louisiana TransAdvocates:
    Non-profit supporting the transgender community and allies, support group meeting: 1st Sundays, 1:30-3:00pm, All Souls Unitarian Universalist church (9449 Ellerbe Rd)
  • P.A.C.E. (People Acting for Change and Equality)
    Shreveport-based non-profit organization that works for political equality, co-sponsors Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in the fall and annual Gay Pride Dinner in June
  • PFLAG (Parents, Friends, and Family of Lesbians & Gays)
    Organization that focuses on education, advocacy, and support; meetings: 3rd Saturday 10am (Philadelphia Center, 2020 Centenary Boulevard)
    318-638-8609 ,
  • TransGender Alternatives Project
    Support group for transgender and questioning people in the Shreveport/Bossier area


Capital City Alliance:
Non-profit education and advocacy group for LGBT people in the state of Louisiana.

Forum for Equality
Non-profit and political action committee which fights for equality in Louisiana
336 Lafayette Street, Suite 200, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-569-9156


The Advocate:
LGBT news magazine

American Civil Liberties Union:
Nonpartisan organization which brings lawsuits designed to impact civil right and constitutional law to achieve LGBTQIA equality

Bisexual Resource Center:
Provides education about and support for bisexual issues.

GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network):
Organization for students, parents, and teachers that works to affect change in schools

Human Rights Campaign:
Organization that works for LGBT rights

Intersex Society of North America:
Now-defunct organization, but outstanding resource for information about intersexuality

Lambda Legal:
Legal organization working for civil rights of LGBT people and individuals with HIV/AIDS

PFLAG (Parents, Friends, and Family of Lesbians and Gays)
National organization providing information and support

Point Foundation:
Organization empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential

LGBT Resources & Support:
Provides resources and support for LGBTQ teens and college students.