MCADSV is dedicated to the empowerment of all the state's survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Our mission is to develop and promote efforts aimed at the elimination of all domestic and sexual violence in Michigan.

LBGTIQ & Allies

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Being an Ally

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LBGTIQ Definitions

LBGT Power and Control Wheel

LBGTIQ Web Resources

National LGBTQ Domestic Violence: Web Resources

Survivor Project -

Survivor Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action.

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project -

Founded as a non-profit organization by a survivor of domestic violence in 1994, The Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project (GMDVP) provides community education and direct services to gay, bisexual, and transgendered male victims and survivors of domestic violence. It now has a growing pool of volunteers and speakers, and four staff members.

SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) -

Incorporated in 1978 as Senior Action in a Gay Environment by a group of seniors, social workers, gerontologists, and activists in the lesbian and gay community, SAGE (now known as Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) is the world's oldest and largest non-profit agency dedicated to serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender senior citizens.

Michigan LGBTQ Domestic Violence: Web Resources

Ann Arbor Lesbian Moms’ Network (AALMN) -

We are Lesbian Moms who are interested in networking within our local community of Ann Arbor / Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County in the State of Michigan. We want to share information, resources, and advice. We want our children to know other families like their own.

Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center -

In keeping with its vision, Affirmations is the hub of the community, celebrating wellness, personal growth and development. Programs include a nationally renowned youth services program, health services program, discussion and support groups, and social and recreational activities. Resources at the center include our toll-free Helpline, the Pittmann-Puckett Art Gallery, game room, Bayard Rustin Resource Center and Library, and our volunteer and leadership development program.

Ruth Ellis Center -

Ruth Ellis Center is the only mission specific agency in the entire Midwest dedicated to LGBTQ, (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-atractional, Transgender and Questioning) youth. The Center provides residential and drop-in programs.

Transgender Michigan -

This organization seeks to provide support for transgender individuals, significant others, families, friends, and allies (SOFFAs), and those who are perceived as gender variant.

West Michigan LGBT Community Center -

Serving the LGBT communities of Western Michigan through networking, referrals, and resources.

LAHR (Lansing Association for Human Rights)

WRAP (Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project) -

The Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project (WRAP) is a resource for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (“queer”), and allied residents of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and greater Washtenaw County. WRAP is a resource center that exists to provide information, education, social events, and advocacy by and for the Queer and Ally community in the Washtenaw County area.

Kalamazoo Gay and Lesbian Resource Center -