Resources

We are proud to work with the following organizations and businesses:

Jewish-GLBTQ Organizations

Keshet - A grassroots organization dedicated to creating a fully
inclusive Jewish community for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews.
www.keshetonline.org

Jewish Mosaic – The National Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity
www.jewishmosaic.org

JQYouth – A social/support group made up of frum/formerly frum* gay,
lesbian, bi, and trans Jews ages 17-30, Features an anonymous online
discussion group
.
http://www.jqyouth.org/index.html

GLBTQ Publications

Between The Lines - Michigan’s weekly news for Lesbians, Gays,
Bisexuals, Transgenders and Friends.
(734) 293-7200
http://www.PrideSource.com

Michigan HIV News – An internet website for HIV testing information,
latest statistics, news and research updates and care resources.
http://www.mihivnews.com

Jewish-GLBTQ Media

Wrestling With God & Men – In his book Wrestling With God & Men,
openly gay Orthodox rabbi Steven Greenberg offers surprising biblical
interpretations using traditional rabbinic resources
http://www.wrestlingwithgodandmen.com

Trembling Before G-d – The film Trembling Before G-d documents
the personal stories of Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay or lesbian. The
film addresses themes of sexuality, faith and religious fundamentalism.
http://www.tremblingbeforeg-d.com

GLBT Organizations – Local

Affirmations – Provides social programming, peer counseling,
information and referral for GLBT, questioning and allies.
http://www.goaffirmations.org/

Legal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) – Jay Kaplan, LGBT Staff
Attorney – A national organization advocating civil rights and democratic
equality.
http://www.aclumich.org

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) – Civil
rights/human relations agency, fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry.
http://www.adl.org/

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Midwest Regional Office – a
national organization advocating civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals,
transgender people and those with HIV.
(312) 663-4413, ext. 31
http://www.lambdalegal.org/

Triangle Foundation (see Political Organizations) –
Report hate crimes and discrimination:
(877) 787-4264

Political Organizations

Michigan Equality – a statewide political and educational advocacy
organization combating discriminations based on sexual orientation, gender
identity, and gender expression.

http://www.michiganequality.org

Triangle Foundation -
Michigan’s statewide civil rights, advocacy and anti-violence organization
serving the LGBT communities.
http://www.tri.org

CARE - The Coalition for Adoption Rights Equality, Inc. (CARE) is a
children’s advocacy group working to secure the legal recognition of
parent-child relationships in all families, regardless of the parents’ marital
status or sexual orientation.
http://www.secondparentadoption.org/

Mental Health Services

Jewish Family Service - provides social and mental health services to
adults, children and families.
(248) 592-2300
http://www.jfsdetroit.org/

Emergency Hotlines

Affirmations Helpline – provides peer counseling, empathy and community resources for the LGBT community. Welcomes concerns about coming out, gender identity, intimate partner violence, suicide prevention, and much more.
(800) 398-GAYS (4297)
http://www.goaffirmations.com/

Common Ground Sanctuary – Common Ground provides a lifeline for
individuals and families in crisis, victims of crime, persons with mental
illness, people trying to cope with critical situations and runaway and homeless
youths.

24-hour Crisis and Resource Hotline: (800) 231-1127
www.commongroundsanctuary.org

Triangle Foundation (see Political Organizations) –
Report hate crimes and discrimination:
(877) 787-4264

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