More than days of annual sunshine mean you can count on exceptional weather as you experience the rich diversity of our Sonoran Desert playground. Our near-perfect weather goes hand-in-hand with exciting recreation and adventure activities, which are enjoyed year-round. Experience a wide range of tours and sightseeing excursions, whether by Jeep or hot-air balloon, on horseback, or even by boat. Of course, golf is one of the most popular outdoor activities, as Greater Phoenix provides more than pristine courses. More than three dozen luxurious resorts are scattered throughout the Valley, many of which provide spectacular spas that offer special treatments native to Arizona. Visitors also take pleasure in an exceptional dining scene, which features everything from savory steaks to exquisite Southwestern fare.
Find more information on us and our work in About The Center. Your contributions make our work possible! Thank you for being our partner in serving and supporting the LGBT community. Visit Support The Center. We are constantly inspired by the passion, creativity and pride of the LGBT community. Our community faces numerous health disparities, including higher rates of drug and alcohol use.
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CenterLink develops strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and builds a thriving center network that creates healthy, vibrant communities. Serving over LGBTQ community centers across the country in 45 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, as well as centers in Canada, China, and Australia, CenterLink assists newly forming community centers and helps strengthen existing LGBT centers, through networking opportunities for center leaders, peer-based technical assistance and training, and a variety of capacity building services. Our efforts are based on the belief that LGBT community centers are primary change agents in the national movement working toward the liberation and empowerment of LGBT people.
These communities generally celebrate pride , diversity , individuality , and sexuality. LGBT activists and sociologists see LGBT community-building as a counterbalance to heterosexism , homophobia , biphobia , transphobia , sexualism , and conformist pressures that exist in the larger society. The term pride or sometimes gay pride is used to express the LGBT community's identity and collective strength; pride parades provide both a prime example of the use and a demonstration of the general meaning of the term. The LGBT community is diverse in political affiliation. Not all people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender consider themselves part of the LGBT community.