OutFront Kalamazoo offers support groups and social programs for the LGBTQ and ally community of Southwest Michigan.

Unless otherwise noted, events occur at our office (except for First Thursdays). Check back often to stay up-to-date on our upcoming events!

Dec
12
Thu
Connections (Youth Group)
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

OutFront Kalamazoo provides a youth group, named Connections for youth ages 13-18 every Thursday at 6pm. Unless otherwise specified the group meets at OutFront Kalamazoo. (Activities vary)

QWC Trivia at Burdick’s
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join QWC at Trivia Night at Burdick’s.

It’s free to play. Burdicks will validate parking for up to three hours for those who park in the Rose Street parking ramp.

Feel free to purchase any drinks or food, at your charge.

Join QWC’s team as we try to win one of the prizes. We can do it!

The prizes are:

1st Place: $30 Burdick’s gift card
2nd Place: $20 Burdick’s gift card
3rd Place $15 Burdick’s gift card

If you have any questions feel free to ask or find more details at QWC Facebook Group.
QWC is a 18 and older LGBTQIA+ Women’s Program at OutFront Kalamazoo.

Dec
13
Fri
Intersections (QTPOC group)
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Intersections (QTPOC group) LFG Game Night
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For our next meetup we will be playing games and eating while enjoying QTPOC community! We reserved a private room there too!

We will have:

– G.T.A. RICE CITY (V)
Fried Rice Balls, Soy Aiolii, Scallion
-CHOCOBO WINGS
Bone-in, Pick your seasonings: BBQ & Buffalo. Served with ranch
-SARLACC PIT (V)
Hummus, Vegetables, Grilled Pita
-FAR FRY 2
Parmesan Fries, Garlic Fries, Super Saiyan Sauce

Dec
15
Sun
QWC Holiday Brunch
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Last year we started this Holiday Brunch and it was such a hit that we decided to bring it back.

Let’s celebrate the holidays with Sunday brunch at Cosmo’s Cucina! Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be covered by QWC.

This event is for LGBTQIA 18+ women and their partners or friends.

PLEASE click “Going” so we can get a good headcount for our reservation.

Location: OutFront Kalamazoo 340 S. Rose Street Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Date: Sunday, December 15th
Time: 11am to 1pm (BRUNCH TIME!!!)
Cost: Free

If you have any questions please let us know or more details on QWC Facebook Group.
QWC is a 18 and older LGBTQIA+ Women’s Program at OutFront Kalamazoo

Alcohol & Substance Abuse Program (AA/NA)
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

LGBTQ+ AA/NA Mission Statement:
Our goal and mission is to establish a safe space for LGBTQ+ and Allies to talk about recovery and find sobriety within the 12 steps. We hope to assist people by finding sponsorship within the community and a supportive healthy group they can always count on to talk openly about gender, sexuality, and substance abuse. Please join us at the OutFront Kalamazoo (formerly the KGLRC) every Sunday at 6pm.

Dec
16
Mon
Intersections Committee meeting
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
17
Tue
Voters Not Politicians Workshop
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join OutFront Kalamazoo and Voters Not Politicians as we provide an application workshop discussing Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Admission is Free
There will be food and beverages

– Learn more about the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission
– Learn more about the application process
– Complete your application on-site
– Have your application notarized for free (please bring a photo ID)

Volunteers will be on site to help you through the entire application process. Just bring your photo ID. We’ll have everything else you need to complete your application including:

Did you know that you’re probably eligible to apply to serve on the Commission if you’re a registered Michigan voter? And you don’t need any experience to apply. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to shape Michigan’s future.
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For more information about the Voters Not Politicians, please visit: http://votersnotpoliticians.com/
For more information about Michigan’s new redistricting process, please visit: https://votersnotpoliticians.com/redistricting/
For more information about applying to serve on Michigan’s Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission, please visit: https://votersnotpoliticians.com/drawtheline  

Dec
18
Wed
Transcend Committee
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Marty Marlett
Grayson Valienti

Trans Youth Support Group: Middle & High School Ages
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Trans/Gender Non-Conforming Youth Support Group.
1st & 3rd Wednesday
Middle & High school aged youth
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Facilitator: Linda Herrin, LPC, ITCA.
[email protected] psychotherapy.com • 269-459-7666

Since 2015, Stand with Trans has been dedicated to developing programs, Educational Events, and Support Groups to serve Transgender/GNC Youth.

Our mission is to provide the tools needed by transgender youth so they will be empowered, supported, and validated as they transition into their authentic lives.

A collaboration between OutFront Kalamazoo & Stand with Trans.

Dec
19
Thu
Faith Alliance Meeting
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/rag-ryar-fsg
+1 234-755-2398 PIN: 371748734#

Connections (Youth Group)
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

OutFront Kalamazoo provides a youth group, named Connections for youth ages 13-18 every Thursday at 6pm. Unless otherwise specified the group meets at OutFront Kalamazoo. (Activities vary)

Dec
22
Sun
Transcend Monthly Sunday Meeting
Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

OutFront Kalamazoo offers a peer support group for transgender and gender nonconforming adults on the 2nd Wednesday of every month and the 4th Sunday of every month. All meetings are located at OutFront Kalamazoo and are open to anyone 18+ who identifies as transgender, gender-nonconforming or gender queer, or is questioning their gender.

Alcohol & Substance Abuse Program (AA/NA)
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

LGBTQ+ AA/NA Mission Statement:
Our goal and mission is to establish a safe space for LGBTQ+ and Allies to talk about recovery and find sobriety within the 12 steps. We hope to assist people by finding sponsorship within the community and a supportive healthy group they can always count on to talk openly about gender, sexuality, and substance abuse. Please join us at the OutFront Kalamazoo (formerly the KGLRC) every Sunday at 6pm.

Dec
25
Wed
BLiSS
Dec 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bisexual/Pansexual/Nonmonosexuals+ Service and Support Group.
Every 4th Wednesday at 6pm to 7pm.

Come bi or tell a friend.

Open to all ages.
Location: OutFront Kalamazoo 340 S. Rose Street Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Dec
26
Thu
Connections (Youth Group)
Dec 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

OutFront Kalamazoo provides a youth group, named Connections for youth ages 13-18 every Thursday at 6pm. Unless otherwise specified the group meets at OutFront Kalamazoo. (Activities vary)

Outgoing: Monthly Dinner
Dec 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
27
Fri
WMU: Connecting on the Continuum: LGBTQ group therapy
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

For all enrolled WMU LBGTQA+ individuals to come as who they are and gain support on issues of personal relevance. Topics covered can include identity development, coming out, gender expression, relationships, family issues, as well as socio-political concerns like multiple oppressions and discrimination.
Facilitator: Sarah Good, LPC, LMFT, NCCD

https://wmich.edu/healthcenter/counseling/group

Intersections (QTPOC group) Open Mic Night
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

To usher in the New Year early we will be hosting an open mic night with DJ Disobedience and our features Sarah G & Lilly Mazzone
Intersections is an intergenerational Queer Trans People of Color (QTPOC) group focused on healing, visibility, and fearless empowerment of QTPOC’s through a global lens of education, advocacy, and community.

  • Monthly meet-up in the community
  • Potlucks, game nights, dance parties, etc.
  • Discussions and advocate initiatives
  • Opportunities for networking, mentorship, and support of local artists
Dec
29
Sun
Alcohol & Substance Abuse Program (AA/NA)
Dec 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

LGBTQ+ AA/NA Mission Statement:
Our goal and mission is to establish a safe space for LGBTQ+ and Allies to talk about recovery and find sobriety within the 12 steps. We hope to assist people by finding sponsorship within the community and a supportive healthy group they can always count on to talk openly about gender, sexuality, and substance abuse. Please join us at the OutFront Kalamazoo (formerly the KGLRC) every Sunday at 6pm.