The Frederick Center exists to support and advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people and our families so we thrive, accepted and affirmed, in the broader Frederick community.
The Frederick Center maintains resources for everyone in our Frederick community. Find local, regional, and national resources here.
Looking for therapists, medical providers, queer-owned businesses, or supporters of The Frederick Center? Look no further. Click the link below and track our various resource directories.
Peer-to-peer support is the foundation by which The Frederick Center built its organization. We offer programs for all ages and backgrounds!
Beginning at age nine, we offer programming that offers both formal and informal gatherings for LGBTQ+ youth, adults, and non-LGBTQ+ caregivers. Click below and find our available groups and meeting times.
Are you looking to join the fun? The Frederick Center has various events beyond Pride all year long. Check out some of the incredible opportunities here!
Drag shows, bingo, brunches, sober tea dances, parties, and social networking, the Frederick Center has a little bit of everything for any LGBTQ+ person looking to meet others in a safe and affirming environment.
Our True Colors
Out of His Shell
When Sebastian came out in 8th grade, he was one of only two out, gay kids in his school. “I was bullied a lot. It[...]
A Happy Ending
Gabriela was the first member of Youth Group Jr. When she first came to the Frederick Center, she was one of two people in that[...]
The Frederick Center organizes the annual Frederick Pride celebration. Pride provides an environment for LGBTQ people, allies, and families to interact and celebrate LGBTQ pride. It serves as the means to coordinate the actions of our community for the coming year. Typically it takes place the fourth Saturday in June. Started in 2012 with an attendance of about 300, it surpassed 30,000 in 2022. For latest info see our web page here.