Pride Month is dedicated to uplifting LGBTQ+ voices, celebrating LGBTQ+ culture, and supporting LGBTQ+ rights.
Oakland County’s vision is to be a healthy, safe, and thriving place where everyone is valued, quality of life is high and economic opportunity abounds. We’re committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, not only for the LGBTQ+ community, but all the county’s diverse populations.
Throughout the summer, many Oakland County cities, villages, and townships, along with communities nearby, are hosting Pride events.
Affirmations LGBTQ+ community center has been the hub for southeast Michigan LGBTQ+ communities and its allies for the last 30 years. Theorganization provides a welcoming space where people of all sexual orientations, gender identities & expressions, and cultures can learn, grow, socialize, and access the vital support they need!
Ruth Ellis Center
The Ruth Ellis Center offers integrated primary health services, behavioral health services, and residential care facilities for insured and uninsured LGBTQ youth and young adults.
Stand with Trans
Stand with Trans provides resources and support for transgender/GNC/gender non-conforming youth and families. Resources include support groups, social events, empowerment workshops, skill-building, community education, and phone support via Ally Moms for transgender youth and parents/caregivers. (248) 739-9254
Equality Michigan is Michigan’s statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) political advocacy organization. Formerly the Triangle Foundation, EQMI has been Michigan’s premiere LGBTQ anti-violence and political advocacy organization for more than 25 years.
LGBT National Help Center
The LGBT National Help Center services the LGBTQ+ community by offering free and confidential support through peer support, a national hotline, a senior hotline and youth chatrooms.
- LGBT National Hotline: (888) 843-4564
- LGBT National Youth Talk line: (800) 246-7743
- LGBT National Senior Hotline: (888) 234-7243
More community resources are available on the Oakland County Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources webpage.