Welcome to HGLHC

Welcome to HGLHC



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20th One Big Event Fundraiser

Thank you for making One Big Event successful!

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Get Care and More

From our dental program to our renowned STD and HIV testing programs, to food and meals and AID-a-PET, HGLHC offers a range of services to LGBTQ+ individuals and those living with HIV and AIDS.

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Give Back

Your donation helps provide our vital health and support services to the LGBTQ+ and HIV+ communities in Connecticut. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


We are always looking for dedicated medical and non-medical volunteers.


Our annual fundraiser is one of Connecticut’s premiere events for the LGBTQ+ and allied communities.

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Community News

  • Ask Kim: Do I Need a Rectal Swab?
    Dear Kim, I read on HGLHC’s website that you do a rectal swab as part of your routine STI test. That seems kind of embarrassing to me! Do I really need a rectal swab? Thanks, Feeling Awkward Dear Awkward, This is actually a question we get a lot! We do recommend that most people getContinue reading “Ask Kim: Do I Need a Rectal Swab?”
  • Queer Holiday Movie Night
    The holiday season is upon us, and what a better way to celebrate than HGLHC’s queer holiday party and movie night? We will be watching The Happiest Season. From Rotten Tomatoes: “This romantic comedy is about longtime lesbian couple Abby (Kristen Stewart) and Harper (Mackenzie Davis), who made plans to go home to the latter’sContinue reading “Queer Holiday Movie Night”
  • Giving Tuesday
    Today is Giving Tuesday, a day of generosity and giving to organizations doing community work. The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective has been here since 1983 providing life-saving services to the Connecticut LGBTQ+ community. Please keep us in mind this Giving Tuesday. You can donate to HGLHC at hglhc.square.site.

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