Bergen County LGBTQ+ Alliance

Defend Love. Empower Minds. Save Lives.

BCLA's mission is to advocate for equality and resources for the LGBTQ+ community in Bergen County, NJ,
to celebrate our diversity, and to provide safe spaces to allow us to be our true selves.

Est. June 7, 2021

Updates, Events, & News

Upcoming Pride Events

Click above to see a list of upcoming town Pride Events all over Bergen County and in neighboring counties too.

BCLA Survey!

Please help BCLA to learn about the wants and needs of the Bergen LGBTQ+ community. This anonymous online survey only takes a few minutes to complete and will give us valuable information about how to better help and serve our community.

A monthly in-person social gathering with dancing and food, for trans and non-binary individuals and LGBTQ+ allies too.

Julia Scotti is performing on June 25th at the Township Theater 249 Pascack Road in Washington Township. Julia is a transgender woman comic from Fairview, NJ who appeared openly as being transgender on America's Got Talent. See her performance here.

A free, weekly Zoom group offering a space for those experiencing loneliness, depression, PNP, drug-use, anxiety and more.

A Monthly Queer Seniors event offering both In-Person and Zoom Options.

Click here for Event Calendar

LGBTQIA+ Survivor Group

A new LGBTQ+ Survivor group we will be starting May at healingSPACE. This will be a group for survivors of sexual violence who identify within the LGBTQ+ Community and are ages 18+. Contact Maddy Doubet for if you are interested. Email:

HiTOPS groups create a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth to meet, socialize, offer and provide support, and participate in educational activities regarding healthy relationships, gender and sexuality, and more!

In collaboration with NJ Buddies and Bridges4Life we have established a closet for our queer and transgender community