"The Jim Toy Community Center (JTCC) is a resource for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and allied residents of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and greater Washtenaw County."
"We envision an inclusive community where people of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity are visible and live together in equality, respect and happiness."
"The Neutral Zone is a diverse, youth-driven teen center dedicated to promoting personal growth through artistic expression, community leadership and the exchange of ideas." Programs like Riot Youth and Gayrilla for LGBTQA
"Chorus was founded in October, 1995 by a group of dreamers as a mixed chorus for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and surrounding areas. Open to all, Out Loud Chorus is Washtenaw County's only arts organization for the entire LGBT community."
"We work on the behalf of the GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender) community and its family members, friends, and allies to:
Support – to cope with an adverse society.
Educate – to enlighten an ill informed public.
Advocate – to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights"
"PrideZone, which meets once per week in Ypsilanti, is a social and support group for youth ages 13-20 who identify as LGBTQ. It is a safe place to:
• Build community
• Access support services
"With sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as our framework, the Spectrum Center is committed to enriching the campus experience and developing students as individuals and as members of communities. Our work is accomplished through student-centered education, outreach, advocacy and support."
"As the only comprehensive AIDS service organization in its Michigan ten-county area, Unified's mission is to provide HIV related services to the community through compassionate direct care, prevention and outreach activities. "
The Ruth Ellis Center (REC), incorporated in 1999, is a youth social services agency with a mission “to provide short-term and long-term residential safe space and support services for runaway, homeless, and at-risk lesbian, gay, bi-attractional, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.”
"Create equal opportunity for the LGBT community. With an initial focus on homeless youth in West Michigan, the Fund will accomplish its work by increasing the capacity of existing service providers and leveraging relationships within the LGBT community and with straight allies."