Promote the health and well-being of LGBTQ persons and their loved ones through support, education and advocacy.

Enlighten the public, end discrimination, and secure equal rights.


Transgender 101 

Help your workplace, organization or church learn the basics of what it means to be transgender! OutSupport offers Transgender 101, a free, one hour program taught by parents of young transgender adults. It is designed to help Northeast Ohio learn about topics including:

  • Trans lingo
  • Social, medical and legal issues
  • How to be an ally
  • Resources for transgender individuals

Email us or contact Sandy to schedule!

Ongoing monthly support and informational meetings where you can share your unfolding stories, ask questions, meet new friends, enjoy ongoing personal support and lend your encouragement to others dealing with similar issues.

4th Monday of each month @ 7:00 pm
Unity of Medina, Building D
787 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH 44256
(at the rear of Williams on the Lake with plenty of free parking)

Sandy at 330-461-5545

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American Counseling Association

Thanks to all those counselors who help folks find and be their authentic selves!

Join us in celebrating #PrideMonth🌈 and supporting your LGBTQ clients. Find more information and resources, and take action, here:
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Cleveland Scene

Great work with lgbtq foster youth!

Northeast Ohio's Alternative Weekly

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Transformers II - Support for LGBTQ+ Youth Ages 14-17

Thu 14 Jun, 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM: A support and counseling group for LGBTQ+ youth ages 14-17 February 8 - June 28 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month Facilitated by a licensed therapist from May Dugan ... See more

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New nonprofit offers free, reduced-cost counseling to marginalized populations; open house set for Wednesday

NEOhio new services from our friends at Safe Space Counseling!!

A transgender woman from Tallmadge credits her counselor with saving her life. Barbara Minney, 64, had seen six counselors before switching to Amy Moore-Ramirez in September 2016. Minney says ... See more

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NowThis Politics

These Army newlyweds are the first active-duty same-sex couple to be married at West Point (via NowThis)

1 month ago
Matador Network

Clearly, Mother Nature has Pride!

A rare waterfall rainbow caught at Yosemite National Park 😍🌈💦

Video footage via Greg Harlow Media

1 month ago
While challenges remain for transgender jobseekers, more businesses are reaching out to the trans community

Nice shout out to Metrohealth.. glad to have been there with OutSupport and our lgbtq Support sister organizations, like Cleveland Pflag, HRC, Equality Ohio and more!!

Looking for a job can be difficult for anyone, but for transgender people, it can be especially tough.

1 month ago
Equality Ohio

Thank you, New Hampshire! Kasich.. it’s your turn!

New Hampshire's Republican-led legislature passed a trans nondiscrimination bill.

Today, New Hampshire's Republican governor signed it.

Would John Kasich do the same? Who knows. He hasn't said.

1 month ago
2018 Pittsburgh PrideFest

Sat 9 Jun, 12:00 PM - Sun 10, 7:00 PM: 2018 PrideFest will continue as a TWO DAY FREE event that will take place on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh between 6th Street and 10th Street. In 2017, ... See more

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Portage Path Community, Mental Health Center

24 hours / 7 days
(330) 434-9144

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Other Help Resources
S.A.F.E. – Self Abuse Finally Ends

The Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland

Crisis Intervention & Referral Service
Open Every Night from 8pm to Midnight

Free Crisis Services
Sunday-Thursday 6pm-2am
Friday-Saturday 8pm-4am

Cleveland 24-Hour Crisis Hotline
Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board



National Suicide Prevention Hotline/Crisis Services
800-273-TALK (8255)

The Trevor Project – Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention for LGBT Youth
866-488-7386 – Transgender Lifeline Suicide and Crisis Hotline (100% of operators are trans-identified)

GLBT Help Center – National Hotline for all ages

GLBT National Youth Talkline – Serving youth through age 25
800-246-7743 (4:00pm-midnight, M-F and 12:00pm to 5:00pm Saturday