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      1Livonia Child, Youth, and Parent Support GroupsLivonia Child, Youth, and Parent Support GroupsTime: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parent, trans youth (12+), and gender expansive children's play group (ages-5-11). Emmanuel Lutheran Church
34567 7 Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48152
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2 3 4Wyandotte Support GroupWyandotte Support GroupTime: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
St. Stephens Episcopal Church
2801 1st St.
Wyandotte, MI 48192
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5 6Lake Orion Support GroupsLake Orion Support GroupsTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Mary's In-the-Hills Episcopal Church
2512 Joslyn Court
Lake Orion, MI 48360
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7Kalamazoo Support GroupKalamazoo Support Group340 S. Rose St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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8Farmington Hills Support GroupFarmington Hills Support GroupTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Orchard United Methodist Church
30450 Farmington Rd.
Farmington, MI 48334
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9 10 11Stand with Trans Annual Family PicnicStand with Trans Annual Family PicnicTime: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details to come. Memorial Park
31050 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48073
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Grand Rapids Support GroupGrand Rapids Support GroupTime: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
343 Atlas Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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12 13 14Flint Support GroupFlint Support GroupTime: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint
2474 S. Ballenger Highway
Flint, MI
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15 16 17Trans-Advocacy TrainingTrans-Advocacy TrainingTime: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join Stand With Trans and Human Rights Campaign in Michigan at Affirmations for a workshop on trans advocacy for both transgender/gender diverse youth and for parents. Affirmations Ferndale Map
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19Lansing Support GroupLansing Support GroupTime: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Salus Center
408 S. Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933
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Macomb Parent and Youth Support GroupsMacomb Parent and Youth Support GroupsTime: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dakota High School
21051 21 Mile Rd
Macomb, MI 48044
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20 21Kalamazoo Support GroupKalamazoo Support GroupTime: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
340 S. Rose St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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22Farmington Hills Support GroupFarmington Hills Support GroupTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Orchard United Methodist Church
30450 Farmington Rd.
Farmington, MI 48334
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26 27Ann Arbor Support GroupAnn Arbor Support GroupTime: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Journey of Faith Christian Church
1900 Manchester Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Upcoming Events

 

Advocacy Training August 17, 2019

Trans-Advocacy Training

Saturday, August 17 | 3-6 pm

Join Stand With Trans and the Human Rights Campaign in Michigan us at Affirmations for training sessions for both transgender/gender diverse youth and for parents.

For more information, contact Roz at roz@standwithtrans.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stand With Trans - Family Picnic in the Park

Stand With Trans - Family Picnic in the Park

August 11, 2019

 

Our annual picnic took place at Memorial Park with hot dogs, dishes to pass, dessert, an ice cream truck, and family-friendly games!

 

Community Town Hall

Community Town Hall

June 25, 2019

At Affirmations in Ferndale, Jay Kaplan spoke on recent LGBTQ policy issues for 2019. 

Be the Light

Be the Light

March-May, 2019

How to raise a diverse family, while living Jewishly – a learning series from Stand with Trans, made possible by a grant from the Jewish Women’s Foundation.

Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility

Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility

March 29, 2019

The event took place at Affirmations in Ferndale, with games, karaoke, snacks, and a screening of “The Most Dangerous Year.”

2nd Annual Share the Love Event

2nd Annual Share the Love Event

March 2, 2019

Our second annual family Share the Love offered food, games, facepainting and more at the Orchard United Methodist Church in Farmington Hills.  A Stand with Trans family event for all ages, thanks to our sponsoring partner, Ally Financial.

Stand with Trans 4th Annual Empowerment Workshop

Stand with Trans 4th Annual Empowerment Workshop

October 6, 2018

Stand with Trans hosted an all-day event for trans youth, parents/caregivers of trans individuals and young gender expansive children. The workshop was held in Farmington Hills, MI at the Orchard United Methodist Church.

Stand with Trans Family Picnic

Stand with Trans Family Picnic

April 10, 2018

The 3rd Annual Stand with Trans Picnic was held on August 12 at the Royal Oak Memorial Park. Zingerman’s Community of Businesses and Achatz Pies provided baked goods. Stand with Trans grilled hot dogs and everyone brought something to share. And, the Meadowbrook Ice Cream truck arrived and gave out 150 delicious frozen treats.

 

Understanding the Gender Expansive Young Child

Understanding the Gender Expansive Young Child

April 10, 2018

Speaking presentation including experts in mental health and pediatric endocrinology; Dr. Dan Shumer, pediatric endocrinologist, Sara Wiener, LMSW, director of Mental Health Services within Child & Adolescent Gender Services at Mott Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Antonia Caretto, clinical psychologist specializing in gender-related issues. Hear from parents of trans youth and their experiences. Free event!

Share the Love Family Event

Share the Love Family Event

February 10. 2018

Family and friends invited! Potluck with dishes to share, activites for friends and families.

3rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop

3rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop

October 3, 2017

3rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop for ages 12-22. Event included an all day parent workshop and activities for transgender/gender-expansive children ages 6-11 such as spoken word poetry, coping skills, games, and leadership workshops. Trans and LGBTQ allied facilitators. Pizza lunch sponsored by Dominos.

2nd Annual Family Picnic

2nd Annual Family Picnic

August 13, 2017

Family fun picnic at Memorial Park in Royal Oak!

Stand with Gavin at Michigan Capitol

Stand with Gavin at Michigan Capitol

March 28. 2017

Stand with Trans rallied on the Michigan Capitol steps in Lansing in support of Gavin’s case with the Supreme Court. Gavin was fighting for the right to utilize the school restroom that best fit his gender identity.

Title IX Informational Meeting

Title IX Informational Meeting

March 1, 2017

Information meeting featuring Jay Kaplan and sponsored by Stand with Trans and Springmatter Fund. Understanding the decision to “withdraw and rescind” the guidance issued by the Obama administrtationg which protects trans students under Title IX regulations.

2nd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop

2nd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop

October 16, 2016

2rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop for ages 12-22. Event included an all day parent workshop and activities for transgender/gender-expansive children ages 6-11 such as spoken word poetry, coping skills, games, and leadership workshops. Trans and LGBTQ allied facilitators. Pizza lunch sponsored by Dominos.

Medical and Mental Health Care for the Transgender or Gender Expansive Teen

Medical and Mental Health Care for the Transgender or Gender Expansive Teen

April 14, 2016

Dr. Dan Shumer, Pediatric Endocrinologist, and Sara Wiener, LMSW, talk about Medical and Mental Health transition and support services for trans* and gender-expansive youth at Temple Israel in West Bloomfield. FREE event, OPEN to anyone in the community. Ideal for families of transgender youth, social workers. school counselors, teachers, mental health professionals, medical professionals and allies.

Gender: Wrapping Our Minds Around Diversity

Gender: Wrapping Our Minds Around Diversity

November 12, 2015

Gender Diversity Presentation on November 12 at 7:00 pm in West Bloomfield. All are welcome. An educational and informative evening that will help us to work with our own misperceptions about gender. Get your questions answered in a safe and inclusive environment.

Transgender Youth Empowerment Workshop

Transgender Youth Empowerment Workshop

October 18, 2015

All Transgender youth between the ages of 12 and 23 are welcome to this free event! Event includes workshops and presentations on voice/vocal training and body language, bullying and the law, spoken word poetry, self-defense, college and career goals, music, fine art collage, games, and food!

 

Be the Light

Be the Light

March-May, 2019

How to raise a diverse family, while living Jewishly – a learning series from Stand with Trans, made possible by a grant from the Jewish Women’s Foundation.

Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility

Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility

March 29, 2019

The event took place at Affirmations in Ferndale, with games, karaoke, snacks, and a screening of “The Most Dangerous Year.”

2nd Annual Share the Love Event

2nd Annual Share the Love Event

March 2, 2019

Our second annual family Share the Love offered food, games, facepainting and more at the Orchard United Methodist Church in Farmington Hills.  A Stand with Trans family event for all ages, thanks to our sponsoring partner, Ally Financial.

Stand with Trans 4th Annual Empowerment Workshop

Stand with Trans 4th Annual Empowerment Workshop

October 6, 2018

Stand with Trans hosted an all-day event for trans youth, parents/caregivers of trans individuals and young gender expansive children. The workshop was held in Farmington Hills, MI at the Orchard United Methodist Church.

Stand with Trans Family Picnic

Stand with Trans Family Picnic

April 10, 2018

The 3rd Annual Stand with Trans Picnic was held on August 12 at the Royal Oak Memorial Park. Zingerman’s Community of Businesses and Achatz Pies provided baked goods. Stand with Trans grilled hot dogs and everyone brought something to share. And, the Meadowbrook Ice Cream truck arrived and gave out 150 delicious frozen treats.

 

Understanding the Gender Expansive Young Child

Understanding the Gender Expansive Young Child

April 10, 2018

Speaking presentation including experts in mental health and pediatric endocrinology; Dr. Dan Shumer, pediatric endocrinologist, Sara Wiener, LMSW, director of Mental Health Services within Child & Adolescent Gender Services at Mott Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Antonia Caretto, clinical psychologist specializing in gender-related issues. Hear from parents of trans youth and their experiences. Free event!

Share the Love Family Event

Share the Love Family Event

February 10. 2018

Family and friends invited! Potluck with dishes to share, activites for friends and families.

3rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop

3rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop

October 3, 2017

3rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop for ages 12-22. Event included an all day parent workshop and activities for transgender/gender-expansive children ages 6-11 such as spoken word poetry, coping skills, games, and leadership workshops. Trans and LGBTQ allied facilitators. Pizza lunch sponsored by Dominos.

2nd Annual Family Picnic

2nd Annual Family Picnic

August 13, 2017

Family fun picnic at Memorial Park in Royal Oak!

Stand with Gavin at Michigan Capitol

Stand with Gavin at Michigan Capitol

March 28. 2017

Stand with Trans rallied on the Michigan Capitol steps in Lansing in support of Gavin’s case with the Supreme Court. Gavin was fighting for the right to utilize the school restroom that best fit his gender identity.

Title IX Informational Meeting

Title IX Informational Meeting

March 1, 2017

Information meeting featuring Jay Kaplan and sponsored by Stand with Trans and Springmatter Fund. Understanding the decision to “withdraw and rescind” the guidance issued by the Obama administrtationg which protects trans students under Title IX regulations.

2nd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop

2nd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop

October 16, 2016

2rd Annual Trans Youth Empowerment Workshop for ages 12-22. Event included an all day parent workshop and activities for transgender/gender-expansive children ages 6-11 such as spoken word poetry, coping skills, games, and leadership workshops. Trans and LGBTQ allied facilitators. Pizza lunch sponsored by Dominos.

Medical and Mental Health Care for the Transgender or Gender Expansive Teen

Medical and Mental Health Care for the Transgender or Gender Expansive Teen

April 14, 2016

Dr. Dan Shumer, Pediatric Endocrinologist, and Sara Wiener, LMSW, talk about Medical and Mental Health transition and support services for trans* and gender-expansive youth at Temple Israel in West Bloomfield. FREE event, OPEN to anyone in the community. Ideal for families of transgender youth, social workers. school counselors, teachers, mental health professionals, medical professionals and allies.

Gender: Wrapping Our Minds Around Diversity

Gender: Wrapping Our Minds Around Diversity

November 12, 2015

Gender Diversity Presentation on November 12 at 7:00 pm in West Bloomfield. All are welcome. An educational and informative evening that will help us to work with our own misperceptions about gender. Get your questions answered in a safe and inclusive environment.

Transgender Youth Empowerment Workshop

Transgender Youth Empowerment Workshop

October 18, 2015

All Transgender youth between the ages of 12 and 23 are welcome to this free event! Event includes workshops and presentations on voice/vocal training and body language, bullying and the law, spoken word poetry, self-defense, college and career goals, music, fine art collage, games, and food!