Alaska’s Youth Creates Community


The 2019 Summer Alaska Youth Leadership Summit is Aug. 9 – 12 at Camp K near Kenai Lake!

The Summit includes workshops and trainings to educate youth on healthy life skills and relationships, develop leadership skills, and empower youth to be change agents in their communities.

Learn more and help support today!

Sing Out Anchorage

Become a member of Sing Out Anchorage, Anchorage’s first LGBTQ+ choir!

Sing Out is an inclusive ensemble that seeks to elevate, inspire, and educate the Anchorage community through song. Sing Out provides a creative platform for adult members and friends of the LGBTQ+ community to share their collective voice through the art of choral music.

You don’t need musical experience and a formal audition is not required to join the choir. Join us at one of our open house events or just show up at rehearsal to learn more about the ensemble, meet the artistic director, and find out how you can become a member.

Sing Out rehearsals will begin in the fall of 2019. Stay tuned for the rehearsal schedule and location.

Anchorage Transgender Community Meetings

Anchorage Transgender Community (ATC) meetings take place from 6 to 8 p.m. every Friday at Identity (336 E. 5th Avenue).
This group is open to adults who identity as transgender, gender nonconforming, or gender fluid with the purpose and intention to build community and network with other individuals. The group is facilitated by Samuel Ohana, with guest facilitators to cover different topics.

Parents & Guardians of LGBTQ+ Children

Identity began a new support group here at the Identity Center focusing on connecting the Parents and Guardians of LGBTQ+ identified children/people.

Purpose:  To offer a monthly meeting place/support group to celebrate, discuss issues (positive and negative) and offer advice for parents who are raising LGBTQ+ children in Anchorage.

Facilitated by Brooks Banker and Sean Johnson

When: The 3rd Wednesday of each month 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Rainbow Club

The rainbow club is a social support group for LGBTQ+ adults 18 and up, who experience intellectual or development

The Rainbow Club will meet the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8pm.


SAGE Alaska

SAGE Alaska is the newest program of Identity. This statewide organization will provide opportunities for older LGBT adults to form and strengthen meaningful relationships, identify and utilize trusted vendors and service providers, find support and encouragement when needed, and learn about available resources.

Identity is a statewide LGBT organization founded in 1977 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and based in Anchorage, Alaska.

Our Vision

Identity envisions a world where all people are free to express and be proud of their gender identity and sexual orientation.

Our Mission

Identity’s mission is to advance Alaska’s LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community through advocacy, education and connectivity.

About Identity Alaska

Advancing Alaska’s LGBT Community

Identity’s programs include:
Downtown Community Center; Q Club and Translution for youth; Transparent for Parents/Legal Guardians; SAGE Alaska for elders; LGBT cultural competency training; statewide advocacy; and events such as Alaska PrideFest and the Youth Leadership Summit.

Get Info

Our Resources page has some Anchorage-area and statewide listings of interest to the LGBT community.  Check our monthly events calendar to see what’s happening at the Center and elsewhere in our LGBT community.


The Identity Center (336 E. 5th Avenue, Anchorage) has meeting space and local information.  Check our monthly events calendar to see what’s  happening and what groups you may wish to join.  Stop by to chat with one of our volunteers. browse our reference library,  and bring your warmth and energy to your space.  Volunteers usually staff M,W,F from noon to 5 pm but it might be best call first to assure someone is there to meet with you.

Support Identity

Become a donor to Identity and help build the LGBT community in Anchorage and Alaska. Or volunteer your time and talent as a volunteer at our Community Center or for one of our events.

Tell Us Your Story

We want to hear YOUR story of what it’s like being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) in Alaska. 

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