Transgender Michigan

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Allegan County
    TGMI Lakeshore Chapter
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter

Antrim County
    TGMI North Michigan Chapter

Bay County
​     TGMI Mid-Michigan/Tri Cities Chapter
     TGMI/PerceptionsTG, At 7:00 PM, on the first Thursday of each month , trans support group at the Parrish Hall of Trinity Episcopal Church, 815 N. Grant St., Bay City, MI 48708.

Berrien County
    Out Center, 132 Water St, Benton Harbor, MI, 269-925-8330, info@outcenter.org http://outcenter.org/
  • League of Extraordinary Genders, First Thursdays, 7-9 pm.

Cheboygan County
    TGMI North Michigan Chapter

Chippewa County
   TGMI Sault Ste. Marie Chapter

Calhoun County
   3Ci (Calhoun County Coalition for Inclusion) This group is for members of the Calhoun County Coalition for Inclusion (3Ci), as well as members of GSAs in Calhoun County and all supporters of LGBTQIAA Calhoun County residents! The purpose of this group is to give you a place to schedule meetings, network with each other, and support open and affirming places in Calhoun County! inclusion.coalition@yahoo.com
   Battle Creek Pride, http://www.battlecreekpride.org/
  • Transgender Support Group, 1st Sunday of each month, 1:30 pm.

Charlevoix County
    TGMI North Michigan Chapter

Dickinson County
     The Veterans Hospital, in Iron Mountain, MI is forming a group to address the needs and concerns of any former Military personnel that deal with or have dealt with the Gender Dysphoria issues in their life. The contact person is Cory, in the Mental Health Dept. the Circle of Care section.at 800-215-8262 ext 32541


Emmet County
    TGMI North Michigan Chapter
    Northwest Michigan Gender Society, CD/TS support group. SOs or partners support also available. PO Box 271,Petoskey, MI 49770 


Genesee County
    TGMI Flint Chapter
    Team T at Genesee County PFLAG, Team T, a Transgender Support group, meets as part of  PFLAG Genesee County. Meets the second Sunday from 2-4pm, Unitarian Universalist Church of Flint, 2474 S Ballenger Hwy. Flint, MI 48507, www.pflagflint.com pflagflint@yahoo.com, PFLAG is Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbian and Gays. Originally PFLAG started as a support system for parents, family, friends, and loved ones of transgender, lesbian, gay, and bisexual people. Now, PFLAG supports all gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender/gender non-conforming people and their friends, family, spouses, and loved ones. PFLAG runs support groups for friends/family/allies, lesbian, bisexual and gay people, and transgender people. After every meeting is an educational portion. 
    Transgender Connect, Flint chapter, https://www.facebook.com/groups/TGconnectFlint/
University of Michigan Flint Ellen Bommarito LGBT Center, 213 UCEN at 303. E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48502., 810-766-6606 , jensalam@umflint.edu , www.umflint.edu/lgbt


Grand Traverse County
    TGMI Traverse City Chapter
    Transgender Oasis of Traverse City: Group Support (231) 944-8200 Garfield Courts, S. Garfield Ave. http://artofwellnessTC.com  Separate Groups for Transgender People and their Families/Friends. Discreet location; unisex bathrooms.
    LGBTQ Support Group, Facebook page . Meets at UUCCGT, 6726 Center Rd, Traverse City. Contact Rachel Snyder, 800-842-2954 x 107


Houghton County
     The Keweenaw Peninsula GLBT Group meets every Thursday evening starting at 7:30 pm at the Cyberia Café coffee House in Houghton for a social time, this group includes several TG folk. A confidential support group meets weekly as well, for further information contact Dianne at dsprague@mtu.edu or phone (906) 482- 7183, or contact Sue at (906) 487-2538. 


Isabella County
    TGMI Mid Michigan Chapter
    Transcend, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Transcend/127458540599917
    Transgender Central Michigan, Meeting on the 3rd Tuesday in Mt.Pleasant MI , 989-572-0246. Please call for time and location People who are transgender or questioning and their significant others are welcome.
    Central Michigan University, Office of Gay & Lesbian Programs, LGBT Commission, Michigan Student Assembly, Michael L. Stemmeler, Coordinator, Ozell Hayes II, Chairperson; 313-549-2045 an


Ingham County
    TGMI Lansing Chapter
     Lansing Association for Human Rights, http://www.LAHROnline.org
    LAMBDA MU, Tri-Ess Chapter www.tri-ess.org Lower Michigan Area (Meetings in Lansing), P.O. Box 503, Charlotte, MI 48813-9998, Contact: Sandra, sandrastewart@gendertree.com
     T.R.U.E. is an LGBTQ* support group for teens 14-18 who are exploring and/or looking for support of their gender and sexual identities.  For more information contact: Erich N. Pitcher, MS, truelgbtq@gmail.com 725-222-TRUE (8783) Accepts voicemail & text messages.  https://www.facebook.com/TRUE-an-LGBTQ-Teen-Group-130496547004024/
  • Tuesdays at 4 pm at Everybody Reads in Lansing, MI.
​    East Lansing, Michigan State University, LBGT Resource Center, Staff contact is Deanna Hurlbert, hurlber3@msu.edu 517-353-9520 Trans*Action http://transactionmsu.wix.com/transaction and Trans*Professional Networking, Contact: Erich N. Pitcher, pitche13@msu.edu Courses: WST: Lesbian & Gay Studies: Sociology, Psychology, & Cultural Issues (Gershen Kaufman & Anita Skeen, 1991) Gershen Kaufman vps48@msu.edu

Jackson county
    TGMI Jackson Chapter
    PFLAG Jackson, http://community.pflag.org/jacksonmichigan . "We have TG support and a great TGcoordinator, Julie Nemecek. Our meetings are always the second Thursday. We meet at Immanuel Lutheran Church at 7:00PM. Our website lists each meeting; Contact us at pflag_jackson@yahoo.com, or call (517)750-3045 or (517)536-8042."

Kalamazoo County
     TGMI Grand Rapids Chapter
     OutFront Kalamazoo (formerly The Kalamazoo Gay & Lesbian Resource Center), 629 Pioneer Street, Kalamazoo, MI. 49008, http://www.kglrc.org Moving to 340 South Rose St in March 2017.
     Western Michigan University, LGB fraternity Delta Lambda Phi

Kalkaska County
    TGMI North Michigan Chapter

Kent County
    TGMI Grand Rapids Chapter
    Grand Rapids Pride Center, 343 Atlas Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49506, (616) 458-3511, info@grpride.org  http://www.grpride.org/
   Grand Valley State University Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center, 1161 Kirkhof

Leelanau County
     TGMI Traverse City Chapter

Lenawee County
    TGMI Lenawee County Chapter

Macomb County
    TGMI Detroit Metro Chapter
    Transitions - Gender Variant Support Group, (586) 838825, Clinton Twp  https://www.facebook.com/groups/TransitionsGroup/ . "This is an open support group, offered at no cost. Providing continued support for those who find stereotypical gender boxes restrictive and confining. The goal of this group is to offer a place where participants can embrace equality, support, and inclusion in a non-judgmental atmosphere, and provide interaction with others to discuss, and harvest resources and information on all topics that affect the Transgender and Gender Variant communities.Advocates, Allies, Friends and Loved Ones are always welcome."​
  Stand with Trans, http://standwithtrans.org/resources/support-groups/

Marquette County
   TGMI Marquette Chapter

Mason County
   West Shore Pride Committee, c/o David A. Hawley, 509 1/2 S. Washington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431-2347, WSPride@webtv.nethttp://community.webtv.net/dahawley/TheresUNITYin, 231-843-8355. 

Midland county
    Tri-cities Chapter

Oakland County
    TGMI Detroit Metro Chapter
     Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center, 290 West Nine Mile (parking & entrance in rear), Ferndale, MI 48220, 248.398.7105, Fax: 248.541.1943 info@GoAffirmations.org, http://www.GoAffirmations.org  Three transgender groups now meet at Affirmations.
    PFLAG Detroit, 248-656-2875, http://www.pflagdetroit.org/homepage.html Meets the 2nd Sunday of the month from 2-5p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Master, 3333 Coolidge, Troy. 
    Stand with Trans, http://standwithtrans.org/resources/support-groups/

Oceana County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter

Ogemaw County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter

Ontonagon County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter

Osceola County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter

Oscoda County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter

Otsego County
     TGMI North Michigan Chapter
     NU LAMBDA PI, Tri-Ess chapter, Upper/Lower Michigan (Meetings in Gaylord), PO Box 2322, Gaylord, MI 49734, E-Mail Sandy & Carol: nulambdapi@yahoo.com, Web Site: http://www.geocities.com/nulambdapi

Ottawa County
    TGMI Lakeshore Chapter, usually 3rd Friday of month, Grace Episcopal Church, 555 Michigan, Holland MI 49424. PFLAG meeting follows. Contact Marcy
    PFLAG Holland/Lakeshore, http://www.pflaglakeshore.org/ , Karen Prins, Transgender Coordinator

Presque Isle County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter

Roscommon County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter

Saginaw County
     TGMI Tri-Cites Chapter​

St. Clair County
    TGMI Port Huron Chapter

St. Joseph County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter
    TGMI Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo Chapter

Sanilac County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter
    TGMI Port Huron Chapter

Schoolcraft County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter

Shiawassee County
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter
    TGMI Flint Chapter
    TGMI Lansing Chapter

Washtenaw County
    American Friends Service Committee, 1414 Hill St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Michael Gibson-Faith, Director of lgbT issues program, 734-761-8283, afscgibsonfaith@yahoo.com
    Creative Expressions Group for LGBT & questioning teens ages 13-18, teens of queer parents, & straight allies 13-18. Meets Saturdays, 1-4 pm, at Ozone House, 1705 Washtenaw/Oxford, Ann Arbor, east of Hill St. Call Ozone House 734-662-2265 for more information. 
    Jim Toy Community Center, 319 Braun Court, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, (734) 995-9867, www.jimtoycenter.org
    PFLAG - Ann Arbor, Michigan, http://pflagaa.org/meetings--map.html
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Spectrum Center, 3200 Michigan Union, Ann Arbor MI 48109, spectrumcenter.umich.edu
    University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine, CGSP (Comprehensive Gender Services Program), 2025 Traverwood Dr., Suite A1, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, 734-998-2150
  • Support group for adult transgender people of any transgender identity. First Tuesday of each month from 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Support group for parents of transgender people. Second Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8:00 pm
  • Support group for partners of transgender people. Third Tuesday of each month from 6:00-7:30 pm
 ​    Eastern Michigan University, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered Resource Center, 201-C Goodison Hall, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197 TEL: 313-487-4149 Ken Papineau 

Wayne County
     TGMI Detroit Metro Chapter
     TAP2 (Transwomen Are People Too), A Community Health Awareness Group (CHAG) - Behavioral Health/Case management Program “Providing Information for a Health-Wise Community”, 1300 W. Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone (313) 963-3434, FAX (313) 963-1832. Our “Target” – African-American Transwomen between the ages of 18 & 29 who are High Risk for HIV or are currently living with HIV/AIDS.What Does TAP2 Offer? Through Case Management, We Assist Clients with Accessing: Doctors Appointments; Medications; Legal Name Change; Mental Health Evaluations. Affordable Care Act Navigation; Basic Needs: Many TAP2 Clients Benefit from assistance with Accessing basic living needs such as housing, employment, food, and clothing. How to Get Started? Contact Program Staff: Brenda White - Outreach & Recruitment Specialist (313) 963-3434 ext. 143 Teen Davis - Outreach & Recruitment Specialist (313) 963-3434 ext. 112 Sarah Stewart, MSW - CLEAR Clinician (313) 963-3434 ext. 145 stewarts@chagdetroit.org
     Wayne State University, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Services Director/staff person: Lynne Remsburg lremsbu@teadmin.stuaffrs.wayne.edu

Wexford county
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter
    TGMI Traverse City Chapter

Other counties
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter


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Neighboring States

Illinois 
    Chicago Gender Society, PO Box 31465, Chicago, IL 60631, 708-863-7714, http://www.Chicagogender.comc-g-s@comcast.net
    Illinois Gender Advocates, 47 W Division St #391, Chicago, IL 60610-2339, 312-409-5489, iga@genderadvocates.orghttp://www.genderadvocates.org
    TransGenesis Social Services, 4554 N. Broadway #311, Chicago, IL 60640, 773-878-0890, 866-206-9071x7922, http://www.transgenesis.org

Indiana 
    Michiana Transgender Alliance, (Serving Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan), http://www.michianatransgenderalliance.bravehost.com/
    TONI (Transgender Outreach of Northern Indiana). http://www.geocities.com/toni_site01
    Trees. Inc., South Bend, Indiana. info@webetrees.org www.webetreees.org 219-331-4665

Ohio 
    TransOhio, http://www.transohio.org/  TransOhio@transohio.org (614) 441-8167

Wisconsin 
    Madison Area Transgender Association, 4230 East Towne Blvd.  #193, Madison, Wisconsin 53704, 608-219-6304, http://www.madisontgassociation.org/index2.html


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Other States

Arizona
    TGNet Arizona, Tucson, AZ.  The organization that Alexander Goodrum founded, TGNet Arizona, has merged with the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA). You can visit both web sites via http://www.sagatucson.org or www.tgnetarizona.org
British Columbia  
    The Vancouver GNO Club, Vancouver, Canada, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vangno.  "The club is for local and out of town  T-Girls/CD's and their SO's to meet, chat, and plan outings together.  If you plan to come this way, or would like to meet on-line friends,  we welcome you to look us up." --Tora Roberts
    Transaction Canada
California
    The Butterfly Project, AIDS Project East Bay, 1755 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, 510-663-7979, http://www.apeb.org
    Transgender San Francisco, http://www.tgsf.org
    Los Angeles Gender Center  "This is the center in which I started my transition.  They are excelent!" /CS
Colorado 
    Gender Identity Center of Colorado, http://www.gicofcolo.org  Host of the Colorado Gold Rush conference in Denver, http://www.cologoldrush.org
New Mexico
    Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico, www.tgrcnm.org
Ontario
    Meal-Trans, 519 Church St, Community Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,  416-392-6874 the 519, Toronto, Canada.
    Toronto Community Centre: http://www.the519.org
Pennsylvania
    TransPitt, PO Box 3214, Pittsburgh, PA 15230, thenikki@hotmail.com, 412-422-1558. 

National
    The American Boyz, Inc, 212A S. Bridge St, # 131, Elkton, MD, 21922-1118, phone: 410-620-2161; fax: 410-620-2024, Email: amboyz@iximd.com; URL: http://home.iximd.com/~amboyz 
    FTM Informational Network: http://www.ftminfo.net
    Human Rights Campaign, 1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036, http://www.hrc.org
    International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), PO Box 229, Waltham, MA 02254, 617-899-2212, http://www.ifge.org
    Intersex Society of North America, http://www.isna.org
    National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), transequality.org 
    Society for the Second Self (Tri-ESS), 8880 Bellaire B-2 #104, Houston, TX, triessinfo@aol.com
    Transgender American Veterans Association, http://www.tavausa.org
    Transgender Officers Protect and Serve (TOPS), 3210 Tom Matthews Drive, Lakeland, FL 33809, 888-983-3222, 812-752-9228,tg-tops@onelist.com