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Gender and Sexuality

Alternatives to Domestic Aggression (Catholic Social Services)

Intensive educational program for abusers that seeks to stop domestic violence. Population-specific programs include NoMÁS, for Spanish-speaking males, and RENEW, for women who use physical force. Sliding scale fees. csswashtenaw.org (click on counseling). U

4925 Packard [map]
(734) 971-9781, ext. 430


EMU Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Resource Center

Social and educational programs, ally training and presentations, resource library, drop-in social space, weekly events, referral services. Coming-out support group is for students; otherwise open to all. lgbtrc@emich.edu, emich.edu/lgbtrc V

354 EMU Student Center, 900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti [map]
(734) 487-4149


Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network Liason, Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Area (GLSEN)

Combats harassment and discrimination against K-12 students and school personnel in Washtenaw County; fosters positive learning environments. Teacher-training programs to help address bullying, gender-identity, gender-expression, and sexual-orientation concerns. ayetfm@umich.edu V


(734) 930-0056, ext. 211


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender National Hotline

Free and confidential peer counseling, information, and resources Mon.-Fri. 4 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-5 p.m. Youth talk line: (800) 246-7743, Mon.-Fri. 4 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-5 p.m. Help@GLBTHotline.org, glbtnationalhelpcenter.org


(888) 843-4564


Ozone House

PrideZone, a social and support group for LBGTQ youth ages 13-20, meets weekly in Ypsilanti. Offers access to support services including individual and family counseling, shelter, and housing. pridezone@ozonehouse.org, ozonehouse.org U

1705 Washtenaw [map]
Business line: (734) 662-2265. Crisis line (24 hours): (734) 662-2222


Spectrum Center

Resources around gender and sexuality for the University of Michigan campus and surrounding community. Sponsors events and educational programs. Provides advocacy, support, and referral services. Houses Jim Toy Library & David Bohnett Cyber Center. Open to all. Free services. spectrumcenter@umich.edu, spectrumcenter.umich.edu V

Michigan Union, 530 S. State, room 3200 [map]
(734) 763-4186


The Trevor Project

Suicide prevention hotline for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning people. Service focused on youth ages 13-24. Counselors provide information on how to help someone in crisis. thetrevorproject.org


24-hour help line: (866) 488-7386