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!

Feb
21
Wed
Parent Network Open House
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Are you a parent of a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT) child? Interested in learning more about their identity?

Come meet fellow parents in a supportive & fun environment to gain knowledge regarding LGBT terms, topics, and programs.

Kids are welcome

Cyber Center & Youth Room available

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/kglrc.org/michael?hceid=a2dscmMub3JnX2JyYmUwcnJzaDdqMGVwNzRtM3EyZWw0b2c4QGdyb3VwLmNhbGVuZGFyLmdvb2dsZS5jb20.23e9cibdoo3pqtmt6gqgvk4r9p&hs=121

Feb
22
Thu
Connections (Youth Group)
Feb 22 @ 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)

Connections (Youth Group)
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Today’s Topic: Creative Writing w/ Fire Historical and Cultural Arts Collaborative
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)

Feb
25
Sun
Women’s Sunday Breakfast @ Theo & Stacy's Restaurant
Feb 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

This is not a program of OutFront Kalamazoo. It is organized by community members who have agreed to have us share their event. All self-identified women are welcome to attend.

Those attending should arrive in time to order by 9 am.

Transcend Monthly Sunday Meeting
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/kglrc.org/transcend?hceid=a2dscmMub3JnX2JyYmUwcnJzaDdqMGVwNzRtM3EyZWw0b2c4QGdyb3VwLmNhbGVuZGFyLmdvb2dsZS5jb20.kjrhqbbj11ad6eqjf7bubmct68&hs=121

Alcohol & Substance Abuse Program (AA/NA)
Feb 25 @ 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.

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/kglrc.org/pride-na?hceid=a2dscmMub3JnX2JyYmUwcnJzaDdqMGVwNzRtM3EyZWw0b2c4QGdyb3VwLmNhbGVuZGFyLmdvb2dsZS5jb20._8gpjge9k85142ba58l1k8b9k8gpkcb9o6p1kcb9m8h1jie228l13cda26k&hs=121

Feb
27
Tue
Domestic Violence Survivors Support Group for Adults @ YWCA of Kalamazoo
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Through a partnership with the YWCA, OutFront Kalamazoo provides a LGBT-friendly support group for adults who have experienced domestic violence. This group meets weekly at the YWCA.

Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group for Adults @ YWCA of Kalamazoo
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Through a partnership with the YWCA, OutFront Kalamazoo provides a LGBT-friendly support group for adults who have experienced sexual assault. This group meets weekly at the YWCA.

Mar
1
Thu
Connections (Youth Group)
Mar 1 @ 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)

First Thursday Mixer
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

First Thursdays is a monthly social program of OutFront Kalamazoo working to connect folks in the LGBTQ community and support local LGBTQ-friendly businesses. All adults (LGBTQ and allies) 18+ and older are welcome to participate in our First Thursdays events. We gather on the first Thursday of each month from 6 pm to 9 pm at a different bar or restaurant in the area. Locations are announced in advance on the OutFront Kalamazoo website and Facebook page. Usually OutFront Kalamazoo will purchase appetizers to share with the group, but attendees are responsible for purchasing their own drinks.