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
28
Fri
WMU: Connecting on the Continuum: LGBTQ group therapy
Feb 28 @ 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)
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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
Mar
2
Mon
Trans Youth Support Group: Middle & High School Ages
Mar 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Transgender Youth Support Group.
1st & 3rd Wednesday
Middle & High school aged youth
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Facilitator: Alexander Fry
Limited Licensed Therapist and Family Therapist, CFTP
[email protected] • 517-677-0848

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.

Mar
3
Tue
Empowerment Hour with the YWCA
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join YWCA Kalamazoo, in partnership with OutFront Kalamazoo, for our empowerment group geared toward victims/survivors of sexual assault who are also members of the LGBTQ+ community. This group will offer fun, hands-on activities and creative outlets to help alleviate traumatic stress, thoughts, and promote healing.

For more information Call 269-345-5595

Mar
5
Thu
Connections (Youth Group)
Mar 5 @ 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 Thursdays Mixer @ Location Varies
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us on the First Thursday of each month from 6 – 9pm. Locations will be posted in advance. Bring friends – meet new ones!
Ages 18+

2020 Schedule
February 6: Revel & Roll West – 4500 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo – This event is Alcohol-Free. Pool and food are free.

March 5: Martini’s – 832 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo – Upper Level

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/eex-yvys-ijk
+1 347-486-7063 PIN: 203539343#

Mar
6
Fri
WMU: Connecting on the Continuum: LGBTQ group therapy
Mar 6 @ 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

Mar
9
Mon
WMU Bi-Week Pan @ Trimpe 1321
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A space for WMU bi/pan/poly/multi-sexuality folk to come and hang out, create community, discuss struggles specific to our sexual orientations, make up puns, get recommendations for life, de-stress, and generate friendships! Stop on bi ❤️💜💙

This is a space that acknowledges privileges and will continually investigate them.

Mar
10
Tue
Empowerment Hour with the YWCA
Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join YWCA Kalamazoo, in partnership with OutFront Kalamazoo, for our empowerment group geared toward victims/survivors of sexual assault who are also members of the LGBTQ+ community. This group will offer fun, hands-on activities and creative outlets to help alleviate traumatic stress, thoughts, and promote healing.

For more information Call 269-345-5595

Mar
11
Wed
Transcend Monthly Wednesday Meeting
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 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.

Mar
12
Thu
Connections (Youth Group)
Mar 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)

Mar
13
Fri
WMU: Connecting on the Continuum: LGBTQ group therapy
Mar 13 @ 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

Mar
16
Mon
Trans Youth Support Group: Middle & High School Ages
Mar 16 @ 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: Alexander Fry, MA, LLMFT
(517) 253 – 9922

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.

Mar
17
Tue
Empowerment Hour with the YWCA
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join YWCA Kalamazoo, in partnership with OutFront Kalamazoo, for our empowerment group geared toward victims/survivors of sexual assault who are also members of the LGBTQ+ community. This group will offer fun, hands-on activities and creative outlets to help alleviate traumatic stress, thoughts, and promote healing.

For more information Call 269-345-5595