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Welcome to

Out On The Lakeshore

a Community Center

Serving West Michigan's LGBTQ+

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Our Mission

Is to provide a constant source of support and understanding to the LGBTQ community of the greater Holland area. We seek to create a community in which all persons are afforded equal rights and opportunities.

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Our Vision

Is a community that welcomes all people. It is our desire that all forms of discrimination are removed in order to create a safe, open, and accepting environment for the LGBTQ community. We strive to provide the education, events and resources necessary to foster understanding, and to advocate within Holland for a community that accepts and embraces all.

LGBTQ+ History

Learn about Holland's extensive LGBTQ+ History and the origins of OOTL

Calendar

Between regular programming and special events, there's always something going on at OOTL

Resources

Find LGBTQ+ resources on local, state, and national levels

Get Involved

Discover the many ways you can support OOTL

OOTL in Numbers

20

Holland PRIDE Festivals

6K

Individuals Served

More Than

6

years as a Community Center

Testimonials

Community is important. Community with the freedom and safety to be your authentic self is irreplaceable. I'm thankful that Holland has an expanding organization that continues to offer such a community.

Sarah

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