About Us

Who We Are, What We Do

Building Bridges for Rural LGBTQ Communities across Northern AZ

What we do

We Host Meetings

GYCC hosts monthly Coalition meetings to bring the LGBTQ+ community and allies together.

We Provide Resources

GYCC provides resources and referral information for all types of needs, including: healthcare, housing, food, employment, events, connections and much, much more!

We Educate

GYCC provides a range of community education and training for professionals, including: LGBTQ+ education, specialized topics in LGBTQ+ in a range of fields, and suicide prevention just to name a few.

We Host Events

GYCC hosts signature events each year and supports events and happenings in the community at large.

We Host Faith Bridge

GYCC hosts a Faith Bridge Program that builds bridges with churches to provide more inclusive spaces for fellowship.

We Host Nazgem

NAZGEM is meant to support Transgender and gender non-conforming people across the Southwest.

We also. . .

Provide support and education for the LGBTQ and Allied Community in our Rural Areas through sponsored events, programs and resources.

Provide funding through our non-profit foundation, fundraising opportunities, grants and donations.

Host safe spaces for people to gather and share ideas with people that understand and share similar goals for the LGBTQ community.

Invite speakers and organizations that work to advance the goal for equality and inclusion at the local, state, and federal levels in policy, practices, healthcare, the law, education and faith.

Connect networks of LGBTQ people in Yavapai County in order to provide resources, connect services, specialized training and provide inclusive faith opportunities to the LGBTQ community and its allies.

Build Faith Bridges to connect Inclusive Faith Organizations and our Community and provide training and support for those seeking to be more inclusive.

Board of Directors

Executive Director

Sierra Cottle

Director of Senior Programs

Ed Besserglick

Director of Programs & partnerships

Molly Freibott

Molly Freibott is Co-founder of GYCC and has served as Assistant Executive Director for the past two years. She is a also a Post Rehabilitation Specialist who runs her own business as a Wellness Educator. She is currently pursing a Certificate in Biblical Studies from the Berean Bible Institute. She has a passion for organizing, managing programs supporting the Community and Faith Based Programs. Molly is the Director of GYCC’s Faith Bridge program and is the current Facilitator for the Quad City Interfaith Counsel. She currently provides support for the LGBTQ+ community through GYCC, PFLAG, the Gay Straight Alliance and she is mentor for Big Brother Big Sister.

Director of NAZGEM

Trinity Kline

Board Member

Robert Shegog