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  A2 Connection - Lesbian Social Network   This group is for Lesbians in Ann Arbor, MI that would like to start networking outside of the bar scene (no offense to Aut Bar). All are welcome; we do not support cliquey groups. The idea is to create a place where we can meet new people! This is not a forum for dating or selling things. Sites already exist to help you find that special lady. We hope A2 Connection will be a hub for the Lesbian social 'scene' in Ann Arbor. It's up to us to do it! See our website.  
  Affirmations   Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center, 290 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI. Hotline: 800-398-GAYS. Home to a number of lesbian social and discussion groups. Affirmations also provides advocacy and education to empower individuals and families of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Current programs include Health Services, Youth Services, Outreach & Education, Leisure & Recreation and Volunteering. Call 248-398-7105 for more info.  
  ALorde Collective   The letters of A.LORDE stand for African American Lesbians Organized to Renew Dignity and Empowerment. ALC was founded in 1994 and currently serves as a Black lesbian health organization in Detroit. Call (313) 865-2170 ext. 4 for more info. Donations are tax-deductible.  
  Ann Arbor "AUT" Social Group   Meets first Mondays at 7:30pm. Ann Arbor area lesbians and friends gather to dine and socialize at the Aut Bar, 315 Braun Court. Contact 734-769-8385 or e-mail joinautsocial@umich.edu. Lesbians who want to join the Aut Social e-mail list should contact joinautsocial@umich.edu.
  Ann Arbor Front Runners   Ann Arbor Front Runners is a running and walking club for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, and our friends. We are part of the International Front Runners. Runners and walkers of all abilities, ages, genders, and sexual orientations are welcome to join. Many of us eat out together after most of our runs. See our website for more info.
  Ann Arbor Rainbow Book Club   The Rainbow Book Club is a book club dedicated to reading and discussing classic and contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer literature. This is an inclusive group! We welcome people of all ages, genders, and sexual orientations. All you need is an interest in LGBTQ books! We meet on the second Sunday each month from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the WRAP office in Braun Court. Common Language makes our book selections available with a 10% discount. More information about the group, including our past, present, and future selections can be found at the Rainbow Book Club website.
  Congregation of Hope - Lesbian and Gay Christians   Lesbian and Gay Christians - The Congregation of Hope is a new church for LGBT people, their families and friends. It meets every Saturday, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. for food, fellowship and worship at the Congregational Church of Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills. (Corner of Cranbrook Rd. and Woodward Ave.) Contact Jayme for details (248)821-9726 / dietpepsiplz419@yahoo.com
  Dance Revolution   Gender-free dance lessons and parties held in Ann Arbor and serving the surrounding community. For information on our monthly Latin dance parties, please see our Web site http://danceRevolution.biz, email info@danceRevolution.biz, or call 734.945.8428.
  DAWN   Detroit Area Womyn's Network is a social group for professional women 30 years of age and older. We have a gathering the second Thursday of each month where we get together to dine and socialize. In addition to our gatherings we host 1-2 other events each month. Examples of events include: playing laser tag, billiards, euchre, whirlyball, road rallies, an annual golf scramble, trips to Saugatuck Women's Weekend, the London Lesbian Film Festival, camping, canoeing, bike rides, picnics, horseback riding, attending films and shows, etc. For more information check out the DAWN website.  
  Downriver Rainbow LGBT Social Club   Downriver Rainbow LGBT Social Club meets every first Sunday of the month. 6:30 to 9:30 PM. Open to ALL LGBT. Grace Hall, 15650 Reeck Road, Southgate, MI 48195. Age 18-100. Fun & Support in a safe environment. $3 fee required. For more info: send e-mail to friendsofoz2@aol.com. Please use "Downriver Rainbow" in the subject line.  
  red star  Dykes on Bikes Detroit   Dykes on Bikes Detroit! Ride With Pride! http://www.dykesonbikesdetroit.com/  
  Drum Womyn—A Circle of Drums   Recognizes and celebrates the special connection between women and the drum, providing diversified experiences with the drum. Presently meets for special events. Ann Arbor Area. Contact Sandya at 734-913-9670 or drumwomyndrumcircle@yahoo.com.
  First Friday's Womyn’s Potluck Supper   First Friday's Womyn’s Potluck Supper meets in and around Lansing every month on the first Friday of the month. Meetings begin at 7PM and are hosted by different womyn each month. Contact Penny G. at marydrpenny@yahoo.com or the Lesbian Connection at 517-371-5257 for further information, location and directions.
  Forum Foundation   Founded in 1983. Mission statement: To set up endowments for scholarships to qualified graduates within the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community in the state of Michigan for the furthering of their education. Non-profit 501(c) (3). Stock contributions are accepted and may be beneficial for you. Host events which include the Valentine's Sweetheart Ball yearly. PO BOX 3073, Center Line, MI 48015-3073. Call 586-573-9932 for more info.  
  French Kiss Productions   French Kiss is designed to build self esteem through our history and culture; to encourage a more powerful concept through our Lesbian sisters, we also host events for the community to bring together more positive vibes. Contact Jo: Danielspoppie1@aol.com.  
  Gay Spiritual Support Group (GSSG)   GSSG meets at the Northville First United Methodist Church at 777 W. 8 mile at Taft in Northville. Email rainbowcross@comcast.net for more info.  
  Gays and Lesbians Older and Wiser (GLOW)   GLOW meets the first Sunday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. at the University of Michigan Turner Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor. Bring a dish to pass for the monthly potluck and social gathering for gays and lesbians. $2.00 donation. Call 734-764-2556 for more info.  
  Get Out And Live! GOAL!   We are the premier LGBT social and activity club of Michigan, offering a variety of sporting, cultural and social events to members of all ages, backgrounds, ethnicities, professions and fitness levels. We started as a bicycle club, Get Out Bike, and have evolved into an organization that offers outdoor activities, social gatherings, dinners and dances, concerts, plays, sports and travel. Click here to find out more.  
  Gilda's Club Metro Detroit (for anyone touched by cancer)  

*LGBT support group meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday, 6 PM. This group provides social and emotional support for LGBT persons with cancer and/or their partners, LGBT family members/friends.

*LGBT bereavement group for any LGBT person that has lost a loved one to cancer meets twice monthly on the 2nd Monday at 1 PM and the 4th Wednesday at 6 PM. Bereavement groups are co-sponsored by the HOPE Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan.

All groups are free and facilitated by a professional counselor. Gilda's Club is located at 3517 Rochester Rd. in Royal Oak. For more info.

  Girls Night Out (bowling league)   Bowls at Colonial Lanes, 1950 S. Industrial, Ann Arbor 48103. Phone 734-665-4474. Every other Sunday starting September 8, practice is at 6:30, league play is at 6:40. 4 women to a team, $10.00 per week per person. The first half will run September 8 through December 15, (the 15th will be a fun night, awards and a pizza party). The second half will start January 12 and run through April 6 (which will be our fun night awards and pizza party). NO experience needed just a FUN league. Contact cbousley@hotmail.com for more info.  
  Godmothers   The Godmothers, a "grass-roots" organization, was formed in 1999 by 12 women who HOPE to better the lives of forgotten children and families through fundraising. In conjunction with Volunteers of America Michigan Inc. and New Passages, Ennis Center for Children and YOU we hope to feed, clothe and help educate needy families of the Metro Detroit area. See the website for more info.  
  Great Lakes Sisterhood Motorcycle Club   Open to all riders, of all skill levels, all of Michigan. We ride in special events, such as, CAPITAL PRIDE. Call Michelle at 517-394-4529 or Lisa at 517-663-3830 for info.
  Iron Maidens Golf League   The Iron Maidens Golf League meets Tuesday nights from April 27-Sept 7. Tee times start at 6pm, perfect for the working woman. We play at Dearborn Hills (Mich Ave & Telegraph), a beautiful executive Par 30 course. The course plays tough with water on many holes. Skill level is intermediate, which means most of our golfers score 38-56 for the par 30 course. Subbing opportunities. Contact Cyndy at cbodis@comcast.net.
  Isosceles Events   Music and dance for women at the Ark in Ann Arbor (316 Main Street - Downtown). Must be over 21 and pre-registered (confidential list) as no tickets are sold at the door. Email Barbara at a2womensdance@yahoo.com for more info.  
  Karibu House   Karibu House is a proposed multi-service community center that will provide services and activities to increase public awareness and understanding of the experiences of lesbians, gay men, bi-attractional and transgender (lgbt) persons of color. The term "persons of color" used here refers to African-Americans, Pacific Islanders, Latinos and Native Americans. Karibu House will exist to promote the positive mental, physical, spiritual, emotional well-being and identities of all people. Karibu House, Inc, nor the community center, will discriminate against anyone because of age, attractional orientation, economic status, ethnic/cultural background, gender, religion or physical disability. "Karibu" (pron. ke-REE-boo) is a Swahili word, which means, "Welcome home." This name was given as a way to set the tone for the Karibu House Community Center in Detroit: A place where people can come and feel welcomed, "at home." Address: P.O. Box 21578, Detroit, MI 48221. Call (313) 865-2170, ext. #3 for more info.  
  KLAL MIRIAM   Network for Jewish lesbian, bi-sexual and transgendered women. Meets for Sabbath, Holidays and social gatherings. Call Marcy at 734-665-5540
for more info.
  Lansing - First Friday's Social Potluck   Lansing - First Friday's Social Potluck is held the first Friday of every month at various homes in the Lansing area. Starts around 7PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For directions/info, call Penny at 517-484-4512 or the WHAT HELEN HEARD office at 517-371-5257 (noon-6PM M-F). marydrpenny@yahoo.com.  
  Lavender Ladies Pinochle Club (LLPC)   LLPC meets once a month in the homes of members. Contact Charlotte at homeonthegreen1@yahoo.com for more info.  
  Les Be Friends-Toledo (LBF-T)   Networking group for single lesbians from diverse backgrounds in northeast Ohio and southeast Michigan. LBF-T's primary function is to provide a broad range of social activities. Email singlesinfo@accesstoledo.com or call 419-882-8004 for more info.  
  Lesbian Film Arts Club   Is now called Womyn's Film Night
  Lesbian Moms' Network (LMN)   LMN, serving primarily the greater Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area, welcomes you to join over 250 local gay families. Features a sporadic newsletter, very active email group, large social events, annual family picnic, and smaller support/social groups. Contact lmnetwork, PO Box 2113, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-2113 or email LMNMembership@umich.edu or see the website www.lmnetwork.org for more info.  
  Lesbianas y Bisexuales Latinas   This group is for Latina Lesbians, Bisexuals and/or Bicurious women in the Michigan, Indiana and Ohio area. (Although, we would love to have Latinas from ANY area. The more, the better.) Profiles are REQUIRED. Pictures are not mandatory, but they are nice. This group is not for "hooking up", but for connecting with other Latina Lesbian, Bi and Bicurious Latinas in the Great Lakes region. So, join, start posting and start meeting people! Email lachochachaser@yahoo.com or see the website for more info.  
  Lesbian Euchre at Affirmations  

Lesbian Euchre the FIRST Saturday of the month at Affirmations. From 6-9 pm. Please arrive early to register so we can get those cards dealing by 6:05 pm. $5 donation to Affirmations. Do NOT need to bring a partner to play. Affirmations is a smoke and alcohol free environment. You're welcome to bring snacks and a beverage for yourself. Or check out their local cafe. This is a FUN, social group of women who like to play euchre. This is for beginners (must know the basics of the game) to the experienced. For the experienced hard core euchre players, check out WEEKLY euchre EVERY Thursday at the Rainbow Room. They start at 7:30pm and it's open to all. For more info, please contact lsbndanii@aol.com or check out Affirmations website. Affirmations 290 W 9 Mile Ferndale MI 48220.

  Lezhike   Lesbian Outdoor Pursuits of Southeastern Michigan—Lezhike features hiking, biking and a bit o'camping. Hikes are year-round, usually every other weekend, in southeastern Michigan. Six to eighteen or more women of all ages and backgrounds, including newcomers each time, show up from all over. Bring water, snacks and dress for the weather. Check us out at Lez Hike MI or send us an Email to one of the following addresses. To post a message send to lezhikemi. To subscribe to the group send a message to lezhikemi-subscribe. To unsubscribe send a message to lezhikemi-unsubscribe. For more information send a message to the list owner lezhikemi-owner
  LezRead   Ann Arbor's book group for lesbians. We meet on the last Saturday of the month, 4-6 pm, at the WRAP Resource Center, 319 Braun Ct., Ann Arbor (next to the Aut Bar and Common Language book store). For more information: www.lezread.com or lezread@yahoo.com.
  LGBT and Allies in Medicine at Michigan State University   Lesbians, Gays, Bi-sexuals, Transgendered and Allies in Medicine (MSU)—LGBTA in Medicine serves lgbt and allies who are graduate students in the Colleges of Human, Osteopathic, Veterinary Medicine and affiliated departments at MSU. LGBTA plans and holds social events, speakers and awareness activities in order to improve and sustain a supportive, welcoming and visible community for MSU students. To sign up contact Dr. Dupuis at dupuis1@msu.edu. Or see the website.  
  LGBT Resources for Flint / Genesee County   LGBT Resource lists (includes social info):
  Michigan International Gay Rodeo Association (MIGRA)   The Michigan International Gay Rodeo Association (M.I.G.R.A.) GLBT. Cowboys and Cowgirls. We raise money for charities and hold rodeos. Our #1 charity is Camp RainBear which sends kids with AIDS to camp in the summer here in Michigan. See our website for more info or call 866.644.7266  
  MichiganLIFE   Lesbian Info & Fun Events. We are Michigan womyn, lesbians who are interested in what is going on for fun or social interest. News and/or political postings are included to keep up on important issues. Let's stay informed & get OuT to make us a stronger community! Contact
flyingmykite@yahoo.com or see the website.
  MS/LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP   A group of women in the community diagnosed with MS or Lupus is meeting regularly to share their experience, their information and resources, and their support. Ferndale. For more information, contact Paula at 248-542-2177 or at paulamer@sbcglobal.net  
  New Moon Rising   Lesbian Social Support Group (Flint). Meets 3rd Thursday of the month from 6pm - 7pm at the Good Beans Café, 328 North Grand Traverse St. (SE corner of Grand Traverse at 1st Ave.) Flint, MI 48503 Contact: Terri: tdinsmore@spsd.net  
  Older Lesbians Organizing (OLO)   Older Lesbians Organizing, a social group for 40+ (others welcome) mainly covers the Greater Ann Arbor Area and has two events most months - a discussion group the 2nd Friday held at the Wrap Office in Braun Ct in Ann Arbor and a potluck/game night the 4th Saturday held at members homes. Contact Jackie: jasmithers@sbcglobal.net.
  One Voice Chorus   Metro Detroit’s LGBT Chorus. Rehearsals every Monday from 7-9 PM, at Affirmations LGBT Community Center, 290 W. Nine Mile Rd in Ferndale. New members welcomed year round. GREAT Fun! One Voice uses singing to promote understanding outside of our community, and unity within our community. E-mail detroitonevoice@yahoo.com or see the website.
  Out Loud Chorus   Out Loud is a mixed chorus for the Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender community, yet open to all. Out Loud provides continuing musical education and performance experience as well as a social outlet for people interested in choral music and its production. Out Loud is fun and flexible, open to many levels of ability, and committed to embodying the diversity of our community. In addition, the chorus seeks to educate the general public about choral music and, through performances, to reduce bigotry and discrimination against our community. Monday night from 7:30-to 9:30 PM, Ann Arbor. Voicemail: 734-973-6084 or info@mail.aaoutloud.org  
  Over and Under Dinner Club   For all LGBT (Flint). Gatherings are on the 3rd Friday or Saturday of the month. We'll meet and eat out at various restaurants in the Flint area. Contacts: OverUnder50@comcast.net / Marilyn 810-235-4707 or Nikki 810-767-0554.  
  Paddle Dykes   Paddle Dyke Outings are for everyone having an interest in kayaking and canoeing. Most of our outings take place Saturdays 9 to noon April through October, and some put in near kayak rental venues. No experience is required. Contact: ginnis009@gmail.com or join the group at http://groups.google.com/group/paddledykes
  red star  PERCEPTIONS SAGINAW VALLEY   NEW GROUP - Perceptions is a non-profit community organization that offers educational, social and networking opportunities for residents of the Tri-Cities (Midland, Bay City and Saginaw) and surrounding areas. Perceptions strives to foster a positive image for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender community and our allies. PO Box 1525, Midland, MI 48641, PERCEPTIONS SAGINAW VALLEY or call: 989-891-1429.
  red star  Plymouth Lesbian Supper Group   NEW GROUP - First Meeting Nov 11-Fri - 7:15 pm. Meet other like minded people who enjoy food, friendship and good conversation! Everyone welcome! Our group will meet for dinner and socialization/networking at a different restaurant on the second Friday of each month. Enjoy! Our next meetup will be Nov 11 at 7:15pm at Gilulio's Cucina Italiana in Livonia. http://www.meetup.com/Plymouth-Lesbian-Supper-Group
  Rainbow Families Great Lakes (RFGL)   Welcome to Rainbow Families Great Lakes (RFGL) Celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersexed and transgendered (LGBIT) parents and their families. Rainbow Families Great Lakes grew out of a continued interest of LGBIT families to meet together periodically to vacation and celebrate our families in a safe, welcoming environment. We grew from The Family Pride Coalition as a result of the organization's five-year commitment of hosting Family Week Saugatuck. Visit our website for more info.
  Ruth Ellis Center   A center for lesbian, gay, bi-affectionate, transgendered and questioning
youth providing social services and alternative housing for at-risk youth. Located at 16501 Woodward Ave., Highland Park, Michigan 48203. Call (313) 867-6936 for more info.
  red star  Sing Out Detroit   Metro Detroit's LGBT chorus. We rehearse Tuesdays from 7-9 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church, located at the corner of 11 Mile and Woodward, in Royal Oak. For more info email Linda at lindacbrin@gmail.com or call her at 248-943-2411 or email Ryan at sigalph03@aim.com (our director) or call him at 248-259-9644. Sing Out Detroit
  S.P.I.C.E. (A Women of Color Community)   S.P.I.C.E. was formed to meet the social, psychological and spiritual needs of Greater Detroit's lgbtq women of color community. The group holds weekly peer discussions, headed by rotating co-facilitators, that touch on the artistic, spiritual, cultural, and political elements of our Lesbian lives. S.P.I.C.E. seeks to provide a safe, nurturing and positive environment of exchange, creativity and renewal for sisters lovin' sisters who need comfort and community. See the website for more info: www.spicewomyn.org  
  Stitch In   Stitch In Group at Affirmations, brought to you by the older adult services program. All LGBT adults with varying levels of stitching skills are welcome! If you would like to gather with other folks who enjoy knitting, crocheting, weaving, needlepoint, latch hook, hand sewing, looming, quilting and other styles of textile artistry, please join us! Group facilitator has an extensive background with 30+ years of experience. You are encouraged to bring your own materials and a dish to pass. For more information, please contact Community Outreach & Older Adult Services Coordinator, at 248-398-7105, ext 24.  
  Ties Like Me!   Ties Like Me! was created for the professional gay and lesbian community to network. This networking opportunity creates an environment to meet new friends, engage in casual conversation and strengthen our community with strong business ties. Reid (586) 914-1259 /Robert (248) 379-9527 / See the website or email tieslikeme@gmail.com for more info.  
  Troy Dance Studio: Pride Socials   Pride Socials: Friday night dances at the Troy Dance Studio. This new concept is to unite the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community and their friends in an upscale setting through free social dance lessons, comedy, art exhibitions, poetry, etc. We can all create a new business networking through people with similar interests. Business owners, managers, social and sophisticated people are all we need to keep our Friday Night Social going. See the website for more info.  
  Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project (WRAP)   The Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project promotes the equality, well-being, and self-respect of Washtenaw County's Transgender, Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, and Ally community. By providing education, leadership, resources, and advocacy, WRAP acts as a catalyst for needed change. Located at 325 Braun Court, Ann Arbor. Call 734-995-9867 for more info.  
  Windover   Windover, a private resort for women, offers a full range of camping options. Whether you prefer a rustic site to pitch your tent, a 50 amp hookup, or renting one of our trailers, we have campsites to fit your needs. It's easy to enjoy evenings by the campfire and days in our heated swimming pool. Special Activities occur every weekend. We are located in the "Thumb" of Michigan, with fishing and golf nearby. Our friendly atmosphere is only a phone call away 989-375-2586 or see our website: www.windoverresort.com
  Women Out and About   Our mission is to help promote an open atmosphere in Michigan, and borders beyond, for the social and professional support of our lesbian sisters. WOA sponsors the website and publishes the WOA Midweek News (at no charge). To subscribe email: nunwin1999@aol .com.  
  Women Together   WT has existed for a quarter of a century. The group meets for potluck discussion dinners on the first Friday of every month at various homes. Contact Jane at 248-347-3807 for more info.  
  Womyn's Film Night   Social group held at Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center on Fridays. Time is 7-9pm. Special presentation of LGBT-themed movies or series followed by discussion session afterwards. Everyone is welcome. $2 suggested donation. For more information contact Affirmations at 248-398-7105 or see Affirmations' website.  
  Yak Womyn   Yak Womyn is a paddle group - kayaks, canoes or whatever floats - for women in the Greater Ann Arbor area and beyond who own their own boats. We mainly paddle the watersheds known as Brighton, Huron, Irish Hills, Jackson, Pinckney and Waterloo Recreation Areas which are conveniently located off of I-94 and M-23. We go out most Sundays, paddling 2-3 hours and picnicking afterward. Contact Sandya at sapphosis@yahoo.com.