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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
(http://www.pflaglakeshore.org)
– 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)
(http://www.moash.org/)
– 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 (http://www.hollanducc.org)
– 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
(DSD)
– 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)
(http://www.pointfoundation.org/)
– The Trevor Project (http://www.thetrevorproject.org/)
– LGBTQ Student Resources & Support
(http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/lgbtqstudent-support/)
– LGBTQ Friendly Colleges & Student Resources
(http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/lgbtq-college-student-guide/)