Gay directory

This is a, by no means comprehensive, list of key gay resources in Reno.


Carl’s Pub: mostly for gay men. 331 S. Virginia St.

Five Star Saloon: Gay bar that attracts straight patrons. 132 West St.,

The Patio. General gathering place. 600 W. Fifth St.,

Ten99Club: for alternative lifestyles. 1099 S. Virginia St.,

Tronix. General. 303 Kietzke Lane.

General support groups

Northern Nevada Hopes: helps people and families infected or affected by HIV/AIDs with blood tests and rent assistance.

PFLAG: supports Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte. 455 W. Fifth St., 321-8711,

Pride Collaborative: Provides outreach and support to high school Gay Straight Alliance groups and the GLBTIQA community at large. Located in the Center for Student Cultural Diversity, Joe Crowley Student Union. 784-4936,,

Reno AIDS Walk:

Spectrum Northern Nevada: provides education, support and social outlets for Reno’s GLBT members.

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Particularly gay-friendly businesses

Salon 7: Beauty salon. 495 Morrill Ave., 786-7770,

Harvey Law Firm: 458 Court St., 359-2211.

Political groups

Equality Nevada. Advocates for the rights of the GLBT community, particularly working to end discrimination toward the transgender community.

Stonewall Democrats of Northern Nevada: Works to increase the commitment of the Democratic Party to GLBT issues and to get more gay-friendly Democrats elected. They meet the first Monday of the month at 1465 Terminal Way, Suite 1.

Social/Charitable groups

3 Degrees: gay and lesbian professional group.

High Sierra Prime Timers: a social club for older gay and bisexual men “and their admirers,” says their website,

Nevada Gay Men’s Chorus. Catch this group’s holiday concert on Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Island Ave. $10. Learn more at their Facebook fan page by searching the group name.

Queer Student Union: Social group supporting GLBT community on campus and beyond. Weekly meetings are held at 7 p.m. on Thursdays at Joe Crowley Student Union. They also hold a prom for GLBT high school and college students. Find them on Facebook by searching for “Nevada QSU.”

Reno’s Biggest Little Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence: A charitable group of men who dress up as nuns and do good deeds.

Reno Gayla Film Festival: Encourages the appreciation of GLBT-themed cinema.

Silver Dollar Court: This GLBT social organization holds charitable fundraisers, such as the Ducal Ball, and, underway now, the All-Community Food Drive for people with HIV/AIDS.