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Out On the Lakeshore

451 Columbia Ave                                       Holland, MI 49423

A place for LBGTQ people, their friends and allies to feel accepted and safe.

A place for organizational meetings, support groups and functions.

A place of inclusivity.


Michigan LGBTQ Community Centers

- Affirmations (http://www.goaffirmations.org/) - Ferndale
- LGBT Detroit (http://www.lgbtdetroit.org/) - Detroit
- Ruth Ellis Center (http://ruthelliscenter.org/) - Highland Park
- Transgender Michigan (http://www.transgendermichigan.org/) - Ferndale
- OutCenter (http://www.outcenter.org/) - Benton Harbor
- OutFront Kalamazoo (http://www.kglrc.org/) - Kalamazoo
- Grand Rapids Pride Center (http://www.grpride.org/) - Grand Rapids
- Lesbian Mom's Network (http://www.lmnetwork.org/) - Washtenaw County
- Perceptions (http://www.perceptionsmi.org/) - Tri-Cities
(Midland, Bay City & Saginaw)
- Polestar LGBT Center of Traverse City (http://www.tcpolestar.org/) - Traverse
- OOTL (Out On The Lakeshore) (https://outonthelakeshore.org/) Holland

Michigan Organizations

- PFLAG - Parents, Families, Allies, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) people united for equality
(www.pflag.org) (Holland Location = PFLAG Holland/Lakeshore
- Detroit Black Gay Pride (http://www.lgbtdetroit.org/hotterthanjuly/)
- Equality Michigan (https://www.equalitymi.org/)
- Kalamazoo Alliance for Equality (KAFE) (http://www.kalamazooalliance.org/)
- Lansing Association for Human Rights (LAHR) (http://www.lahronline.org/)
- Michigan Pride (http://www.michiganpride.org/)
- Equality Michigan Pride PAC (http://www.eqmipridepac.com)
- Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health (MOASH)
- UMHS Comprehensive Gender Services Program (http://www.uofmhealth.org/medical-services/transgender-services)

HIV/AIDS Prevention & Services

- CARES (http://careswm.org/) Community Aids Resource & Education Services - Kalamazoo
- Ottawa County Department of Public Health (http://www.miottawa.org) - Holland
- Kent County Health Department (http://www.accesskent.com) - Grand Rapids
- Ingham County Health Department - Adult Clinic (http://www.hd.ingham.org) - Lansing
- Muskegon County Health Department (http://www.muskegonhealth.net) - Muskegon
- Grand Traverse County Health Department (http://www.gtchd.org) - Traverse City
- Detroit Public Health (detroitstd@wayne.edu) - Detroit

Statewide LGBTQ Publications

- Between The Lines (http://www.pridesource.com/)
- Lesbian Connection Magazine (http://www.lconline.org/)
- Metra Magazine (http://www.metrsmagazine.com/)

Local Open and Accepting Businesses & Churches In & Around Holland

- Businesses (http://www.hollandisready.org)

- Grace Episcopal Church (http://www.graceepiscopalholland.org)
- Hope Church (http://www.hopechurchrca.org)
- First Presbyterian Church (http://www.fpcholland.org)
- Peace Lutheran Church (http://www.office-at-peaceelca.org)
- Holland United Church of Christ (Facebook -
- Douglas United Church of Christ (http://www.douglasucc.org)
- GIFT (jonathanfarman@GaysInFaithTogether.org) - Gays In Faith Together

National Organizations

- Gay Parenting Magazine (http://www.gayparenting.com/)
- Advocates For Youth (http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/)
- Trans Youth Family Advocates (www.imatyfa.org)
- National Center for Transgender Equality (http://transequality.org/)
- Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) (http://ww.isna.org/)
- Accord Alliance (http://www.accordalliance.org/) Promoting a new
paradigm of care for those diagnosed with "intersex" conditions and
advocating a change in nomenclature to Disorders of Sex Development
- ACLU (https://www.aclu.org/) American Civil Liberties Union
- PFLAG (http://community.pflag.org/) Parents, Families and Friends
of LGBTQ Persons
- CenterLink (http://www.lgbtcenters.org/) - The Community of LGBT Centers
- GLMA (http://www.glma.org/) - Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
- GLSEN (http://www.glsen.org/) - Gay, Lesbian, and Straight
Education Network
- HRC (http://www.hrc.org/) - Human RIghts Campaign
- NBJC (http://www.nbjc.org/) - National Black Justice Coalition
- NCAVP (http://www.avp.org/about-avp/coalitions-a-collaborations/82-national-coalition-of-anti-violence-programs)                                               National Coalition of Anti-Violence Projects
- NGLTF (http://www.thetaskforce.org/) - National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
- NQAPIA (http://www.nqapia/) - National Queer Asian Pacific
Islander Alliance

Youth & College Resources

- Campus Pride (http://www.campuspride.org/camppride/)
- It Gets Better Project (http://www.itgetsbetter.org/)
- Point Foundation (Scholarships for LGBT Youth)
- The Trevor Project (http://www.thetrevorproject.org/)
- LGBTQ Student Resources & Support
- LGBTQ Friendly Colleges & Student Resources