Welcome to Rio Grande Adelante.  We are committed to serving the LGBT community of West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Northern Chihuahua.  Adelante is a 501c3 non-profit organization aimed at educating and empowering our LGBT community through social events, educational programs, political awareness, and spiritual guidance.  Check out our calendar of events and see the exciting things we have in store for you.  Become a member today and take advantage of special discounts at our many events.  Now more than ever, we need the support of our community, and our community needs the support of Adelante.  If you have a question, we are only a phone call or email away.

Core Beliefs


To empower & celebrate the LGBT community in the Paso del Norte Region through education, advocacy, and engagement.


A community that is equal, just, and harmonious.

Contact Us

Rio Grande Adelante, Inc.

P.O. Box 23086

El Paso, Texas  79923





Rio Grande Adelante is proud
to be a partner or member of:

Click the gay graduate for a link to the
Matthew Shepard Educational Award application.

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