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The mission of the Long Island LGBT Chamber of Commerce is to promote and foster growth for LGBT-affirming and welcoming businesses of all types and sizes, especially LGBT-owned businesses, through networking, education, and uniting the broader business community.
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Monkeypox Virus (MPV) Update

Latest Monkeypox news and updates. What is Monkeypox (MPV)? How is Monkeypox transmitted? How is Monkeypox (MPV) treated? Reduce the Stigma. Advocacy for our Community

LGBT Network Candidate Training Academy

RUN FOR YOUR LOCAL SCHOOL, COMMUNITY, AND LIBRARY BOARDS Long Island and Queens need more parents, teachers, students and community members who can be the voice for equality, equity, safety, visibility and opportunity on our school and library boards! We need you to run. We need the real majority to be the voice for our youth and families!

LGBT Network School District Ambassador

Visibility, education, opportunity, and safe schools are critical for our LGBTQ youth. Become an official LGBT Network School District Ambassador for your local community and school district and work together to ensure that every school has age-appropriate education about LGBTQ people, families and issues.


LGBT Workplace Summit

The LGBT Network is holding our second annual LGBT Workplace Summit on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 to convene and help businesses advance their LGBT diversity and inclusion efforts
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About The Network

The LGBT Network is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is a home and voice for LGBT people, their families, and support systems of Long Island and Queens.  The LGBT Network’s community centers help LGBT people to be themselves, stay healthy, and change the world.  Since 1993, the LGBT Network has been pioneering advocacy and social change to promote safe spaces where LGBT people live, learn, work, play, and pray.

30+ Programs a Week
Hosting 30+ in-person and virtual programs a week to reach and impact all corners of the LGBT Community from Long Island, Queens, and beyond.
Supporting youth and students in over 300+ school districts throughout Long Island, Queens and New York City.
300+ Schools
LGBT/LGBT-friendly Affordable Senior Housing and Community Center
We are excited to announce that applications are now being accepted for the LGBT Network’s LGBT/LGBT Friendly Senior Housing, featuring 75 newly constructed affordable apartments for LGBT seniors ages 55 and above in Bay Shore, anchored by a brand new 8,000 square foot LGBT community center.
Over 650 LGBTQ and allied students from across New York City and Long Island held the largest rally in the country to denounce Florida’s hateful “Don’t Say Gay Bill” at the LGBT Network’s 26th Annual LGBT Youth Conference at Citi Field on March 16th. LGBTQ students, their allies, and local leaders showed support and solidarity, by proudly proclaiming and chanting “WE SAY GAY” so loud that it could be heard all the way down South.


READ NEWSDAY: At Odds Over Flag Display

“It’s our identity” said David Kilmnick, president and CEO of the LGBT Network. “Being gay is not a political activity. It’s who we are… Love is not the problem.” 
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State of the Community Report and Vision Statement

Dear Friend, The last 2 ½ years has presented great challenges and I am proud to report that the LGBT Network responded and thrived with great success because of your
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Back To School 2022 Appeal: Give to Support LGBT Youth

Dear Community Member,  LGBT youth are under attack in our country, and they need your help. Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill has launched a national resurgence of anti-LGBT rhetoric and
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The LGBT Network relies on the support of their many volunteers to serve Long Island and Queens LGBT communities. As a volunteer, you will join the ranks of other kind, compassionate, generous, hardworking individuals who have affected tremendous and far-reaching change for our community.



Queens LGBT Center (Q Center)

35-11 35th Avenue,
Astoria, NY 11106

Telephone: 718.514.2155
Fax: 516.750.4715

Bay Shore

LGBT Friendly Senior Housing & Center

34 Park Ave.
Bay Shore, NY 11706

Telephone: 516.323.0011
Fax: 516.750.4715


LGBT Network Headquarters & Center

125 Kennedy Drive, Suite 100, Hauppauge, NY, 11788

Telephone: 631.665.2300
Fax: 631.665.7874

Sag Harbor

The Hamptons LGBT Center

44 Union Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Telephone: 631.899.4950
Fax: 631.665.7874