Pride Center Location

389 Waller Ave.

Suite 100

Lexington, KY 40504

(859) 253-3233




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 Hours of Operation

Mond 11am – 3pm

Tues-Fri 1pm – 5pm

Sat 11am – 3pm


Mission Statement

The Pride Community Services Organization works to improve the lives of people in the sexual minority and gender expansive community of Central and Eastern Kentucky by enhancing visibility, empowering community members, and educating the public about issues impacting said community.

Vision Statement

The PCSO seeks to educate, enhance, and empower the community about GLBTQQIA+ issues.

The Three E’s


The PCSO offers community resources, a monthly magazine, social media, and a GLBTQQIA+ library


The PCSO organizes, participates, and collaborates in distinct visibility activities such as Lexington’s annual Pride Festival.


The PCSO spear-heads vital programming such as the Gay-Straight Alliance for Youth, discussion groups and a safe environment at the Pride Center.



Brief PCSO Timeline

1977 PCSO is formed
1980’s Involved in filling social service gaps and gay stigmas regarding the HIV epidemic
1982 Sponsored first annual Pride Picnic
1983 Received 501(c)(3) status from the IRS
1986 The word “Lesbian” was added to the name to recognize important roles of female leaders
1993 Stonewall Network began working on raising funds to create a Pride Center
1996 The PCSO Pride Center opens
2008 The PCSO presents the first Lexington Pride Festival


The Pride Community Services Organization (PCSO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Lexington, KY that strives to improve the quality of GLBTQQIA individuals’ lives in Central and Eastern Kentucky.

The PCSO operates the only Pride Center in Kentucky, which is often utilized as a free meeting space for GLBTQQIA organizations in the community. For more than 30 years a monthly newsletter, which is now a magazine, has been published and distributed all over Kentucky. And for the past few years, the PCSO has planned and executed the Lexington Pride Festival with help from many wonderful volunteers from the community.