Persad Center

Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ Communities and Their Allies

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Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ Communities and Their Allies

  • PERSAD CENTER offers an atmosphere of acceptance coupled with expert, quality care.

  • PERSAD programs give specialized support to seniors and deliver training to agencies and caregivers. 

  • PERSAD CENTER offers Training & Advocacy services to help organizations develop LGBTQ competent and welcoming environments for employees and customers.

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Free HIV Testing at PERSAD

May 26th, 2015

PERSAD CENTER offers free HIV Rapid Testing at our Pittsburgh office, every Tuesday from 12 noon - 5:00 p.m., and every Thursday from 12 noon - 7:30 p.m. No appointment necessary.

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News

National Give OUT Day Supports LGBTQ Nonprofits

Support PERSAD CENTER on Thursday, May 21

Posted May 20th, 2015
Give OUT Day is May 21

A great idea keeps getting bigger. The 3rd Annual Give OUT Day encourages people in communities all across the U.S. to support their local LGBTQ nonprofit agencies on one powerful day of giving, and the big day is upon us. 

Equality PA Honors PERSAD CENTER with Community Partner Service Award

Tickets on sale now for fundraiser at Phipps on May 28

Posted May 20th, 2015
EQPA fundraiser will be held at Phipps May 28

Many people are still surprised to learn that in Pennsylvania, LGBTQ people can be fired, denied a mortgage, or refused service at a hotel, library or hospital because of who they are or who they love. 

A History of Pride

Discover the origins of the national LGBTQ movement in America, Tuesday, June 9 at PERSAD CENTER

Posted May 11th, 2015
A History of Pride - Stonewall

Exploring the struggle for LGBTQ civil rights in the U.S. in the 20th Century – presented by PERSAD Community Safe Zone Coordinator Ted Hoover

Persad Perspectives

Working Toward an AIDS-free Generation

Posted November 20th, 2013

World AIDS Day is held on December 1st of each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. The first-ever global health day, World AIDS Day began in 1988.

Upcoming Events

26
May

Free HIV Testing at PERSAD

PERSAD CENTER offers free HIV Rapid Testing at our Pittsburgh office, every Tuesday from 12 noon - 5:00 p.m., and every Thursday from 12 noon - 7:30 p.m. No appointment necessary.

28
May

Free HIV Testing at PERSAD

PERSAD CENTER offers free HIV Rapid Testing at our Pittsburgh office, every Tuesday from 12 noon - 7:30 p.m., and every Thursday from 12 noon - 7:30 p.m.  No appointment necessary.

28
May

Equality PA Presents: It's Time - Cocktails for Equality

Equality PA honors PERSAD CENTER with the Community Partner Service Award - May 28 at Phipps Conservatory.