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A 501(c) (3) non profit organization which serves the region's LGBT population.

Roanoke, Virginia's ONLY LGBTQ+ Community Center!! 

806 Jamison Ave. S.E. 

Roanoke, VA 24013


OPEN HOURS Wed. and Fri. 4 - 7 PM, Sat. 4 - 6 PM

 We have something for everyone!


Open topic, informal Rainbow Chat!

Speaker-led OPA-Rainbow 101-Workshops!

Weekly films in the OPA-Rainbow Cinema!

Monthly-Queer Women's Support Group!

Monthly OPA-Drag Bingo!

Monthly OPA-Open Mic Night!

Weekly-Earth Spirit Meditation and Intention Group!

Monthly Food and Fun While Getting Things Done!

Monthly-Ro Po Poly Support Group!

Monthly Transgender Support Group!

FREE HIV/HEP-C Testing Available at OPA Events!


OPA--Out. Proud. Aware. - MSM grant funded outreach initiative.

  • Upcoming events

    Open Mic Night
    Friday, February 05, 2016 at 07:30 PM
    Roanoke Diversity Center

    FREE event! Sing a song, read a poem, share your talent, or hang out & enjoy the show! Free food for all & chances to win gift cards for performing! 

    This Open Mic Night's featured performer will be Sam Wilson. He is a local indie/folk SWVA singer/song-writer, performing both original material and covers. He sings, plays guitar, ukulele, & many other musical instruments! 

    Listen to him on Soundcloud:

    Drag Bingo
    Friday, February 12, 2016 at 07:00 PM
    Roanoke Diversity Center

    Welcome to the Roanoke Diversity Center's Drag Bingo! This is not your ordinary bingo game, it is hosted by local South West Virginia Drag Queen Seanica and the bingo cards are drag-themed! This event is FREE with snacks, drinks, and 6 chances to win prizes (gift cards)! 

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