Spencer Pride


Spencer Pride is a 100% volunteer-fueled organization focused on educating the public about the rural LGBTQ+ community in south central Indiana.  Spencer Pride runs an LGBTQ center, making their home town of Spencer, Indiana, the smallest community in America with a dedicated LGBTQ+ community center.  Spencer Pride has been coordinated the popular Spencer Pride Festival for the past 11 years.  This festival is the second largest in downtown Spencer, Indiana, & brings thousands of open-minded visitors to the small, rural community each year.  The organization also coordinates other events & educational activities throughout the year. 

Media Links:

Spencer, Indiana is turning the table on “small town” stereotypes and looking toward the future (theIndyChannel.com/RTV6, February 27, 2017)


Small Town, Big Pride: Spencer, Indiana (from Mic.com, June 27, 2017)


Spencer Pride Acquires Historic Building for New Home (from the Bloomington Herald-Times, October 12, 2017)


How this long-running LGBT Pride festival flourished in small-town Indiana (Front Page of the Indianapolis Star, June 1, 2017)


Spencer Pride Plans Expansion in Historic Building (from Indiana Landmarks, December 18, 2017)


Spencer Pride Honored with 2017 Champion of Diversity Award (from Indiana Minority Business Magazine, January 6, 2017)