Below you will find third-party sites and resources. If you have a favorite resource that's not included in the list, please let us know.
- Detroit Area Women's Network (DAWN)
Detroit Area Womyn's Network is a social group for professional women 30 years of age and older. We have a gathering the second Thursday of each month where we get together to dine and socialize.
- Detroit Latin@z
A group of empowered Latino/a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Straight Allied leaders representing and supporting Detroit.
- Detroit Together Men's Chorus
DTMC is a Detroit-based all-male chorus that was founded in 1982. Joining together in song to promote a positive image of ourselves and our community, metro Detroit's premier gay and gay-supportive men's chorus serves the communities of Southeastern Michigan, Northern Ohio, and Windsor, Ontario.
- Divine Peace Metropolitan Church
At Divine Peace we offer a service that combines a mix of music from traditional hymns, gospel and praise & worship.
- Gay Blogger - John Wright
Gaylawblogger is written by John R. Wright, PLLC, a lawyer licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan. This blog is intended to be a resource for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people and their families and friends, with a primary focus on estate planning.
- Gay Dating Sites
Gay Dating Sites is a resource available to those individuals who are considering joining a gay online dating site. We provide all the information you will need to make the best and safest choice for you.
- Get Out And Live! GOAL!
We are the premier LGBT social and activity club of Michigan, offering a variety of sporting, cultural and social events to members of all ages, backgrounds, ethnicities, professions and fitness levels. We started as a bicycle club, Get Out Bike, and have evolved into an organization that offers outdoor activities, social gatherings, dinners and dances, concerts, plays, sports and travel.
- Higher Ground
We empower people living with HIV/AIDS by providing holistic support that develops and maintains the body, mind, spirit and dignity of the whole person. We provide a safe and nurturing environment.
- Jewish Gay Network of Michigan
The Jewish Gay Network of Michigan (JGN) is a community encompassing growth,empowerment, and advocacy in the GLBT-Ally and Jewish communities.
- Jim Toy Community Center
The Jim Toy Community Center (JTCC) is a resource for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and allied residents of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and greater Washtenaw County.
The agency for lesbian, gay, BI & transgender African-Americans.
Lesbian Outdoor Pursuits of Southeastern Michigan—Lezhike features hiking, biking and a bit o'camping.
- Metro Detroit Softball League (MDSL)
Metro Detroit LGBT Softball League (MDSL) is home to over 500 players from all types of talented backgrounds.
- Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit
A Christian church which offers a loving, supportive and non-judgmental environment to all people. We exist to celebrate God's love through worship, fellowship, education and empowering individuals to develop a closer relationship with God.
- Michigan Diversity Council
Michigan is among the first states in the country to form a state affiliate of the National Diversity Council (NDC). Launched in April 2009, this organization complements existing diversity initiatives in Michigan by providing ongoing learning opportunities, discussion and best practice sharing among leading companies and diversity professionals.
- Michigan Panthers
Michigan's LGBTA flag football team, playing locally and representing Michigan (Toledo/Windsor) at national LGBT tournaments such as GayBowl and PrideBowl.
- Midwest AIDS Coalition (MAC)
The Midwest AIDS Prevention Project (MAPP) is one of Michigan’s largest and oldest non-profit, community-based organizations whose mission is the prevention of HIV transmission through AIDS education and safer sex information.
- Motor City Bears
The Motor City Bears is a gay social club for bears and their admirers in the Detroit Metro and surrounding areas.
- Motor City Tennis Alliance
The Motor City Tennis Alliance (MCTA) is a non-profit tennis organization for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community, and friends in the Metro Detroit area.
- PFLAG Detroit
PFLAG Detroit offers various programs to support GLBT people and their families. Our group session provides a chance to hear and understand the true feelings of parents and GLBT people.
- PFLAG Downriver
PFLAG/Detroit-Downriver provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. We welcome lgbt persons and all those who support Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender persons and their families and friends.
- Ruth Ellis Center
The Ruth Ellis Center provides short-term and long-term residential safe space and support services for runaway, homeless and at-risk gay, lesbian, bi-attractional, transgender and questioning youth in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan.
- Sing Out Detroit
Sing Out Detroit is a mixed SATB chorus for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) people and their supporters. We are open to all who support equal rights for GLBT people — women and men, straight and GLBT — of all races. We welcome singers with varied musical skills. We foster community, joy and fun! Sing Out Detroit is a member of GALA, a national organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and friends choruses.
Soulforce is committed to freedom for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people from religious and political oppression through relentless nonviolent resistance.
- Spirit of Hope
As followers of Jesus of Nazareth, who made sure all people were openly welcomed at every table, Spirit of Hope is an intentionally anti-racist community. We seek to empower people of all races, genders and gender expressions, sexual orientations, physical abilities, denominational or religious backgrounds, to serve one another as God has gifted us to do.
- Team Detroit Aquatics
We are a gay/lesbian swim club dedicated to swimming and promoting the value of sports in community building.
- The Forum Foundation
The Forum Foundation, established in 1983, is one of the GLBT community's oldest 501c(3) organizations. Our board has established an endowment fund from which we grant educational scholarships. These annual scholarships are awarded to qualified gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students within Michigan in an effort to support their educational pursuits.
- Together We Can
The goal of Together We Can is to provide educational opportunities on substance abuse issues to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied communities
To provide alternative social activities to our
sisters and brothers in the LGBT community.
- Women Out and About
Our mission is to help promote an open atmosphere in Michigan, and borders beyond, for the social and professional support of our lesbian sisters.
- Amnesty International USA's OUTfront program
We work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. Currently the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization, we investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world.
- Come Out Together
Take A Stand, Show Your Face, Tell Your Story.
- Coming Out - St. Petersbourg LGBT Organization
“Coming Out” is a regional nonprofit St. Petersburg organization. We work for universal recognition of human dignity and equal rights of all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity by lobbying and advocacy, educational and cultural events, and providing psychological and legal services to LGBT.
Umbrella group for LGBT athletes, sports organizations and outdoor activities. Also coordinating Michigan's contingent for the Gay Games (olympics) held around the world every four years and coming to Cleveland in 2014.
- UK Gay Guide
The UK Gay Guide is the UK's premier resource for the UK Gay community. We are an independent team of experts who take pride in providing up-to-date, unbiased and relevant information to help you make the most of your life.
- ACLU Michigan - LGBT Project
The ACLU has advocated on behalf of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender people for over 70 years and in 1986 founded the LGBT & AIDS Project. The LGBT Project fights discrimination and moves public opinion on LGBT rights through the courts, legislatures and public education.
- Between The Lines Newspaper
Between The Lines weekly newspaper is the largest and longest-running LGBTQ publication in Michigan.
- Coalition for a Fair Michigan
FairMichigan is the public education, outreach and announcement mechanism for the Coaltion for a Fair Michigan
- Eastern Michigan University
The Study of Equality and Human Rights. A research center working to connect academic research to community action for LGBT equality.
- Equality Michigan
Equality Michigan works to achieve full equality and respect for all people in Michigan regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.
LGBT Business Directory
- Guide to Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Guide to Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Kalamazoo Gay & Lesbian Resource Center
Provides support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and creates a bridge of understanding among all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
- Lakeshore Legal Aid
Lakeshore Legal Aid is a not-for-profit law firm providing a wide range of free civil legal services to low income people and seniors in our communities.
- Lesbian & Gay Community Network of Western Michigan, Inc.
Serving the LGBT communities of Western Michigan through networking, referrals, and resources.
- Metra Magazine
METRA magazine has been publishing the largest gay/lesbian entertainment magazine in the Midwest for 32 years.
- Perceptions Saginaw Valley
Perceptions is a non-profit community organization that offers educational, social and networking opportunities for residents of the Tri-Cities (Midland, Bay City and Saginaw) and surrounding areas. Perceptions strives to foster a positive image for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender community and our allies.
- Rainbow Families Great Lakes
Rainbow Families Great Lakes (RFGL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development, promotion, provision and support of programming for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered) parents, those interested in becoming parents, and the children of LGBT and/or non-traditional families, youth who are themselves LGBT, and their allies.
- The Pittmann-Puckett Documentary
Documentary dedicated to the lives of Susan Pittmann and Christine Puckett, a lesbian couple who were murdered by their neighbor.
- Transgender Michigan
Transgender Michigan’s primary mission is to provide advocacy, support and education while serving to create coalitions in the state of Michigan to unify and empower transgender and gender non-conformist communities.
- TransYouth Family Advocates
TYFA empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected. We envision a society free of suicide and violence in which ALL children are respected and celebrated.
- Treatment for Addiction
Treatment 4 Addiction provides a vast inventory of information regarding detoxification centers, residential rehabilitation centers, outpatient programs and sober houses that can be found in the state of Michigan and help addicts to get healthy and back on their feet again.
- Unitarian Universalist Church in Detroit
An urban center in Detroit for spiritual renewal and social justice.
- University of Michigan - Pride Network (LGBT employees)
The UMHS Pride Network is an employee resource and patient advocacy group for TBLGA (Transgender, Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, and Allies) UMHS faculty and staff working to ensure an inclusive, respectful environment for TBLG staff and to promote cultural competency related to the care of this patient population.
- University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) - Office of LGBT Affairs
Provide services and support to LGBTQA students at the University of Michigan.
- University of Michigan (Dearborn) - Lambda Alliance
The Lambda Alliance advances the mission of the Greek system by uniting members of the Greek community to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions as individuals and as groups.
- American Civil Liberties Union
The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
- Center Link
CenterLink exists to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and to build a unified center movement.
- Ford GLOBE
Ford GLOBE is an organization of salaried, hourly, or retired employees of Ford Motor Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and agency contractees who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered (glbt) and allies.
- Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and health care providers.
- Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
- GLBT Central
GLBTcentral is a gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered resource. Locate information on gay and lesbian travel accommodations, real estate agents, gay and lesbian bars, pride merchandise, pride events and gay friendly places.
- Human Rights Campaign
As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than one million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to making HRC's vision a reality.
- Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund
Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to safeguard and advance the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and policy work.
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- MOGENIC website for youth
For GLBT and GLBT youth of all ages offering chat, photo personals, coming out advice, bullying support, blogs, rss, information, resources, reviews and more.
- National Center for Transgender Equality
The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a 501(c)3 social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.
- North American Gay Volleyball Association
The North American Gay Volleyball Association is a not for profit 501(c)(7) organization, committed to promoting and developing the sport of volleyball in the GLBT community.
UPrinting.com, a leading socially responsible online printing, marketing and technology firm, has established itself as a major player in the industry with its distinct vision and clear approach to helping small businesses grow.
- Various LGBT website resources
In order to better the rights and lives of LGBT members, the community must be able to stick together for support one another. The following is an educational and resource guide that people new and old to the LGBT community can use to learn more and find support.