Welcome to The Roanoke Diversity Center!

We offer Peer-to-peer support groups, films, bingo, music and more.....

   FREE Weekly films in the RDC/OPA-Rainbow Cinema!

Weekly Earth Spirit Meditation Group!

Weekly GAY A.A. Meeting!

Bi-Monthly Open topic, informal Rainbow Chat!

Monthly OPA-Open Mic Night! -- FREE ON-SITE HIV/HEP-C/Syphilis  Testing, by the Drop-In Center!

Monthly OPA-Drag Bingo! -- FREE ON-SITE HIV/HEP-C/Syphilis Testing, by the Drop-In Center!

Monthly "Bi The Way" Bisexual group!

Monthly Roanoke Rainbow Families and Friends Support Mtg - Location: UUCR*

Monthly Ladies and Gents of the Blue Ridge Transgender Support Group!

Monthly Nonbinary Alliance of the Blue Ridge Support Group!

Monthly Game Night w/Pot Luck!-->Bring a dish to share, or just come and play!

Monthly Star City Transgender Alliance Support Group!

Monthly OPA-Rainbow 101-Workshops!

Ro Po (Roanoke Polyamory) Support Group! Next meeting Saturday, Oct. 8th 7-9:30 pm!

A large DVD collection available for FREE rentals!

Check out our calendar, under the 'Events' tab, for exact days and times for these and other events!!!

*Roanoke Rainbow Families and Friends Support Group - is the only off-site support group for the RDC and is held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke 2015 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015 

  • Upcoming events

    Luminary Ladies of the Blue Ridge
    Saturday, October 01, 2016 at 07:00 PM
    Roanoke Diversity Center


    Earth Spirit Roanoke is proud to present "Luminary Ladies of the Blue Ridge: A Metaphysical Journey Into Consciousness"!!

    proceeds to benefit the Roanoke Diversity Center

    GET YOUR TICKETS HERE: https://goo.gl/vjJjFp

    Featuring: Aphrodette North (Clairvoyant Astrologer), Azurae Windwalker (Shamanic Teacher and Healer),
    Beverly Johnson (The Crystal Crone - Crystal Energy Worker), Tracey Lockwood (Psychic Medium and Teacher)
    and Bernard Alvarez (Spiritual Teacher and Sacred Activist).



    Beverly Johnson (The Crystal Crone) will be presenting "Approaching Crystal Energy". What is it?
    Where does it come from? A deeper look at how Metaphysics meet the Physics of Crystal Energy. 

    Tracey Lockwood will be presenting "You Are Psychic" and exploration into everyone's inherent
    and natural intuitive and psychic abilities!

    Azurae Windwalker will be presenting "The Shaman's Guide to the Ascension Process" ...

    Aphrodette North will be presenting "Holding Steadfast Your Desire For Peace" a detailed look
    and translation of what the heavens are telling us on October 1, 2016.

    Bernard Alvarez will be presenting "The Awakening Code" a metaphysical look at humanity's
    spiritual awakening and ascension as a part of our imminent conscious evolution.

    GET YOUR TICKETS HERE: https://goo.gl/vjJjFp

    Panel Discussion

    an open forum panel discussion where they will all return to the stage together for a Q&A session with you.


    Special Meet and Greet Reception with all of our presenter's where you'll snack on appetizers
    and refreshments and see what they have to offer you individually!

    Special V.I.P. Packages are available for event ticket and a Private Session (the following day) or a Crystal starter kit! 

    Tickets for the event only are $20.00

    GET YOUR TICKETS HERE: https://goo.gl/vjJjFp

    WEBPAGE for more info: bernardalvarez.com/luminaryladies

    "Upstairs Inferno" 2015 - RDC Rainbow Cinema
    Sunday, October 02, 2016 at 06:30 PM
    RDC Rainbow Cinema


    "Upstairs Inferno" 2015 With: Christopher Rice, Regina Adams, Misti Ates 
    Documentary, History 1 Hr. 36 Min.
    This and ALL Rainbow Cinema events are FREE to everyone!!

    "On June 24, 1973, a gay bar in New Orleans called the Upstairs Lounge was deliberately set on fire. An event which held the title of "Largest Gay Mass Murder in U.S. History" for 43 years." 


    >> We thank the producers of this film for their asistance in helping us to obtain the screening license for this showing. 

    Light food, snacks, refreshments and door prize gift cards will be offered at these weekly film events!
    Doors Open at 6:30 pm! (Please note the new time!)
    Film begins at 7:00 pm. 

    This event is part of the Out Proud Aware program, a collaboration with The Drop-In Center. Free condoms & safe-sex resources are available at this event.
    For more information about O.P.A. please visit our website: http://www.roanokediversitycenter.com/out_proud_aware.

    For more info about the Roanoke Diversity Center check out our website:www.roanokediversitycenter.com

    To see all of the upcoming RDC Rainbow Cinema films here's our cinema page: http://www.roanokediversitycenter.com/rdc_s_rainbow_cinema

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  • Harvey: “Unhappily, what the film also borrows from the play, and somehow makes more conspicuous, is a tendency to drag its feet for long stretches, especially during the virtually actionless last third of the story.”