Connecting the LGBTQ Community

Northwest Arkansas Equality is a nonprofit organization providing programming, education, and advocacy to serve, connect, and empower the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. We provide free HIV/STI testing services, various support groups, resources, and social and community outreach events. Each summer, we produce Northwest Arkansas Pride, the state's largest LGBTQ celebration!

Upcoming Events

Pop Diva Trivia

Puritan Coffee & Beer 205 W. Dickson Street, Fayetteville, AR

Come on over to Puritan Coffee & Beer for four rounds of Pop Diva Trivia and four amazing prizes sponsored by Procter & Gamble, hosted by special guest Anthony Taylor!… Read more about Pop Diva Trivia

Pride Out & About Happy Hour

The Momentary 507 SE E Street, Bentonville

We're kicking off NWA Pride 2022 at the top of Bentonville! Join us at The Momentary's Tower Bar for stellar views and even better cocktails.

June LGBTQ Book Club

Springdale Public Library 405 S. Pleasant Street, Springdale

NWA Equality's Reading Between the Lines LGBTQ book club kicks off with New York Times best-selling and National Book Award-winning Jacqueline Woodson’s Red at the Bone. The book club is open to LGBTQ individuals… Read more about June LGBTQ Book Club

2022 NWA Pride

Dickson Street Dickson St., Fayetteville, AR

Northwest Arkansas Pride returns in full swing for 2022 with the state’s largest LGBTQ Pride Parade, the second annual Trans March, the return of the Pride Festival featuring main stage… Read more about 2022 NWA Pride

2022 Trans March

Dickson Street Dickson St., Fayetteville, AR

The 2nd Annual Northwest Arkansas Trans March is scheduled for Saturday, June 18th. We march for visibility; to empower and support trans, nonbinary, gender variant, and gender-nonconforming people; to speak… Read more about 2022 Trans March

2022 Glitterville

George's Majestic Lounge 519 W Dickson Street, Fayetteville, AR

Shimmer into Saturday night with Northwest Arkansas Pride's most fabulous event, Glitterville! Staged at Fayetteville's most legendary establishment, George's Majestic Lounge, Conway superstar and winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season… Read more about 2022 Glitterville

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