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

Get updates delivered straight to your inbox Email:  LGBTQGroupMedinaOhio@gmail.com

Join us on Facebook!

5 days ago
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: https://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/lgbtq-resources
LGBTQ ... See more

5 days ago
Cleveland Scene

Great work with lgbtq foster youth!

Northeast Ohio's Alternative Weekly

5 days ago
Transformers II - Support for LGBTQ+ Youth Ages 14-17

https://tockify.com/outsupport/detail/102/1528981200000

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

6 days ago
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

1 week ago
NowThis Politics

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

1 week ago
Matador Network

Clearly, Mother Nature has Pride!

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

Video footage via Greg Harlow Media

1 week 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 week 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 week ago
2018 Pittsburgh PrideFest

https://tockify.com/outsupport/detail/110/1528560000000

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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LOCAL HELP  

MEDINA
Medina Alternative Paths 24/7

www.alternativepaths.org
330-725-9195

Medina Police Department – 330-725-7777

AKRON
Portage Path Community, Mental Health Center

24 hours / 7 days
(330) 434-9144
(330)762-6110

CANTON
Crisis Intervention Center of Stark County
24 hours / 7 days
330-452-6000
800-956-6630

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

CLEVELAND
The Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland

Crisis Intervention & Referral Service
Open Every Night from 8pm to Midnight
216-721-1115

Free Crisis Services
Sunday-Thursday 6pm-2am
Friday-Saturday 8pm-4am
216-251-7722

Cleveland 24-Hour Crisis Hotline
Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board
216-623-6888

 

NATIONAL HELP

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

The Trevor Project – Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention for LGBT Youth
www.ItGetsBetter.org
866-488-7386

TransLifeline.org – Transgender Lifeline Suicide and Crisis Hotline (100% of operators are trans-identified)
www.translifeline.org
facebook/translifelinenational
877-565-8860

GLBT Help Center – National Hotline for all ages
glbtnationalhelpcenter.org
888-843-4564

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