NWA Equality serves as an education, advocacy, resource, and service organization to the citizens of Benton and Washington Counties. We provide free HIV testing services, a variety of support groups, as well as social and community outreach events. Each summer we host Arkansas’s largest LGBTQ pride celebration, Northwest Arkansas Pride.
It’s by far our most requested event, and it’s BACK and BIGGER than ever! Staged at Fayetteville’s famed George’s Majestic Lounge, join Shawn Tyler Andrews, M’Shay Victoria Foster, Queen Anthony, Miss Gay Arkansas,... READ MORE
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - November 4, 2016 - The reigning Miss America, Savvy Shields, Emmy award-award winner Leslie Jordan and Trey O’Dell, a breakout star from NBC’s “The Voice” will share a stage in... READ MORE
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Sept. 15, 2016 – Leslie Jordan, an Emmy award-winning actor and playwright known for roles in shows and movies such as “Will & Grace,” “Sordid Lives,” “American Horror Story,” “The... READ MORE
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – May 13, 2016 – Shortly after Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson called a new federal directive regarding rights for transgender students in public schools “offensive”, Northwest Arkansas Center for Equality quickly called... READ MORE