Who We Are & What We Do
The Gulf Coast Association of Pride (GCAP) is a 501(c)(3) approved non-profit organization located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. GCAP is dedicated to providing resources to our local LGBTQIA+ community. It is our goal to produce a yearly pride event that inspires, celebrates, educates, and commemorates the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s unique and diverse LGBTQIA+ community.
In addition to holding a yearly Pride event on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, GCAP is committed to developing and maintaining a network of resources that will be available to the LGBTQIA+ community in South Mississippi and beyond.
Through cultural, social, and educational programs and activities, the Gulf Coast Association of Pride aims to promote unity, visibility, and wellness among people of widely differing race, gender identity and sexual orientation.
To inspire pride and change for the future while acting as a central resource of engagement and education dedicated to providing an environment of service, value, diversity, wellness and equity among people of widely differing race, gender identity and sexual orientation.
The Gulf Coast Association of Pride is a 501(c)(3) group whose major goal is to promote unity, visibility, and wellness among people of widely differing race, gender identity and sexual orientation along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and surrounding areas through community activities and service.
To be competent, accountable, dependable, and responsible in all interactions with everyone we come in contact with in a positive and collaborative manner.
To treat others as we would like to be treated, to be courteous and kind, and to act with the greatest consideration for others.
To be truthful, trustworthy, and ethical at all times and to strive to always do the right thing.
To value and celebrate others’ differences, promoting an environment of equity, diversity and inclusion that allows everyone to fulfill their full potential.
To be dedicated, driven, innovative, and confident in everything we do, giving our all every day, and encouraging and supporting others to do the same.