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Detroit 2018-01-23T16:11:29-05:00

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Detroit

Located just north of the downtown sports and entertainment district and bisected by Woodward Avenue, Midtown is the cultural, artistic and intellectual center of greater Detroit. The area is anchored by some of the city’s largest institutions including Wayne State University, The Detroit Medical Center, The Detroit Institute of Arts, The Detroit Historical Museum, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Museum of Contemporary Art and just to the west the Henry Ford Medical Center – to name only a few.

Dozens of restaurants, theaters, coffee shops, bars, hotels and inns, stores and event spaces have opened up in just the last few years. Shinola Detroit opened its flagship store on Canfield Street, and other specialty national retailers have popped up such as John Varvatos and Carhartt.

But what makes Midtown special are the local merchants who committed early to Midtown and that have flourished as the area has boomed. LGBTQ-founded businesses like Hugh on Cass Street, The Peacock Room and Frida on Kirby and Avalon International Breads on Willis St., and galleries like the Detroit Artist Gallery, Artloft and the Detroit Gallery of Contemporary Crafts fuel the area’s trendy, youthful energy. Restaurants such as La Feria, Cuisine, Cass Café, Seva, Union Street, The Majestic, Traffic Jam & Snug, Wasabi, Shangri-la and The Whitney all have been regular spots for LGBTQ diners for decades.

Detroit is also home to more live professional theater seats than any other American city except New York. The Fisher Theater and Olympia Entertainment both bring in Broadway touring groups. The Detroit Repertory Theater, WSU’s Hilberry and Bonstelle Theaters, The Fox, Planet Ant and the Detroit Film Theater are only a few of the exceptional entertainment venues either in or within easy driving distance of Midtown. Check out www.EncoreMichigan.com for complete listings and reviews of live professional theater in and around the city.

See a show, have a meal, shop, enjoy a museum, relax in a comfortable room at the Inn of Ferry Street. Midtown is a wonderfully exciting area to explore and enjoy!

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Accommodations

Address: 1777 Third St.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 877-888-2121
Notes:

Five-star hotel and casino in the heart of downtown Detroit.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit 48201
Phone: 866-782-9622
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 84 E. Ferry Street
Detroit 48202
Phone: 313-871-6000
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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AIDS/HIV Hotlines

Address: UNIFIED HIV Health & Beyond
Detroit 48207
Phone: 800-872-2437
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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AIDS/HIV Organizations

Address: 1300 W. Fort St.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 313-963-3434
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 220 Bagley, Ste 740
Detroit 48226
Phone: 313-963-3352
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 1726 Howard St.
Detroit 48216
Phone: 313-832-3300
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 2799 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit 48202
Phone: 313-876-2556
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 3127 E. Canfield St.
Detroit 48207
Wayne State University School of Medicine Childrens Hospital of Michigan
Phone: 313-924-9493
Notes:

Care and Prevention services for HIV + youth ages 13 to 24.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 3011 W. Grand Blvd. Suite 230
Detroit 48202
Phone: 313-446-9800
Notes:

Multi-service, multicultural organization providing HIV testing and counseling, prevention and education, case management, behavioral health services and volunteer opportunities. Michigan HIV/STD Hotline 800-872-2437. Offices in Detroit, Ypsilanti and Jackson

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 3670 Woodward Ave., #314
Detroit 48201
Phone: 313-757-2840
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Anti-Violence

Address: 19641 West 7 Mile Rd.
Detroit 48219
Phone: 1-866-962-1147 victim hotline, 313-537-7000 office
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Artists

Address: 110 W. Forest
Detroit 48201
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Auto/Dealer

Address: 16400 Woodward Ave.
Detroit 48203
Khary Fannings, Sales
Phone: 313-365-0997
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Banquet Hall/Catering

Address: 1777 Third St.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 877-888-2121
Notes:

Five-star hotel and casino in the heart of downtown Detroit.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit 48201
Phone: 866-782-9622
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 333 Madison Ave.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 313-963-9800
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Bars - LGBTQ

Address: 18931 W. Warren Ave.
Detroit 48228
Phone: 313-240-8482
Notes:

A friendly neighborhood bar open to everyone. Open 7 days a week, on Thursdays you can participate or watch others sing their hearts out,at the karaoke bar. Voted the best karaoke bar for two years by Local 4 News in Detroit. Outdoor seating on the patio, dancing and events and theme nights throughout the year. No food offered. Check out Facebook page for upcoming events.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 519 East Jefferson Ave.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 313-656-4820
Notes:

Located in downtown Detroit, across from GM World Headquarters, Briggs Sports Bar is a popular after-work watering-hole. This attractive club draws an energetic crowd to its Trophy Room dance club with kickass djs. The bar features 22 craft beers and two alcohol infusions on tap, and the full kitchen offers a menu that is decidedly meat-oriented BBQ, burgers and housebraised corned beef. The SkyBox rooftop is perfect for enjoying a cocktail while taking in an unrivaled view of downtown.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 16920 W. Warren Ave.
Detroit 48228
Phone: 313-584-6525
Notes:

Gigi's cabaret is the longest running female impersonation revue in Michigan, in business almost 45 years, and it’s a longtime Detroit gay hot spot. Offering a a big dance floor upstairs and the stage for the drag shows in the basement bar. Includes karaoke and go-go-boys and strippers. It’s a fun spot, known for their incredibly friendly staff and djs and their openness to everyone and anyone that shows up.
Reservations can be made via Facebook or call 313-584-6525. Open Mon., Thur. & Fri. after 8 p.m. Sat & Sun After 7 p.m. (Closed Tue. & Wed.)

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 6426 Woodward Ave.
Detroit 48202
Phone: 313-872-0166
Notes:

In the heart of Midtown, Woodward Bar and Grill is the oldest gay bar in Detroit dating back to 1960. It’s storied history is reflected in the pictures on the walls and in conversations you’ll hear from loyal patrons. The Woodward is open for lunch and dinner with simple but excellent fare, especially their burgers. During the day it serves the many business people in the area, turning mostly LGBTQ after 5 p.m. It’s popular with the Black LGBTQ community and is a welcoming environment for men, women, trans.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Casino

Address: 1777 Third St.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 877-888-2121
Notes:

Five-star hotel and casino in the heart of downtown Detroit.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit 48201
Phone: 866-782-9622
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Clothiers Custom

Address: 4160 Woodward Ave., 3rd floor
Detroit 48201
Phone: 313-444-3680
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Community Centers

Address: 20025 Greenfield
Detroit 48235
The Center in Detroit
Phone: 313-397-2127
Notes:

Become a Friend of LGBT Detroit at http://www.lgbtdetroit.org/supportus.  Like Us on http://facebook.com/LGBTDetroit.  Support  Hotter Than July at www.hotterthanjuly.org.  Find us and place your next order smile.amazon.com

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Employee Resource Group

Address: 777 Woodward Ave. #1000
Detroit 48226
Notes:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EY-195665063800329/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/1073/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EY_CareersUS

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 160 W. Fort St.
Detroit 48226
Kevin Heard
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Entertainment

Address: Detroit
Phone: 734-673-7368
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Erotica

Address: 16541 Woodward Ave
Detroit 48203
Phone: 313-869-9477
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Families and Parents

Address: 1635 Edison St.
Detroit 48231
Phone: 313-286-8572
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Florists/Floral Design

Address: 1260 Library Street
Detroit 48226
Jerome Raska
Robbin Yelverton
Website: www.blumz.com
Phone: 313-964-5777
Notes:

Blumz by JRDesigns is a full service floral, wedding and event planning company with two full service location in Detroit and Ferndale MI and a by appointment only location in Ann Arbor MI. Visit us online at blumz.com and ourprettywedding.com.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Foundations and Funders

Address: 333 W. Fort St., Ste. 2010
Detroit 48226
Mariam Noland, Pres.
Website: www.cfsem.org
Phone: 313-961-6675
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 333 W. Fort St., Ste. 2010
Detroit 48226
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
Phone: 313-961-6675
Notes:

A fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, The HOPE Fund is dedicated to funding LGBT projects in the seven county region of southeast Michigan.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Health Care Services

Address: 1726 Howard St.
Detroit 48208
Patrick Yankee, Director
Phone: 313-832-3300
Notes:

Providing direct primary care to the LGBTQ, as well as the and Corktown community.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Hospitals

Address: 2799 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit 48202
Phone: 313-876-2556
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Labor Union

Address: 8000 E. Jefferson Ave.
Detroit 48214
Website: www.uaw.org
Phone: 313-926-5000
Notes:

The UAW is one of the nation's most diverse unions, representing workers in manufacturing, health care, higher education, gaming, public service and other sectors. It is a union with a long, proud history of fighting for equality and social justice for all.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Legal Organizations

Address: 2966 Woodward Ave.
Detroit 48201
Jay Kaplan, LGBT Staff Attorney
Phone: 313-578-6800
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 7310 Woodward Avenue Suite 301
Detroit 48202
Website: www.nlsm.org
Phone: 313-964-1975
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Museum

Address: 315 East Warren Ave.
Detroit 48201-1443
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Music Groups

Address: Detroit
Phone: 734-673-7368
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Opera Company

Address: 1526 Broadway St.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 313-237-7464
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Physicians

Address: 1726 Howard St.
Detroit 48208
Patrick Yankee, Director
Phone: 313-832-3300
Notes:

Providing direct primary care to the LGBTQ, as well as the and Corktown community.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Political Organizations

Address: 19641 West 7 Mile Rd.
Detroit 48219
Phone: 1-866-962-1147 victim hotline, 313-537-7000 office
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Pottery

Address: 10125 E. Jefferson
Detroit 48214
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Pride Organizer

Address: 20025 Greenfield
Detroit 48235
The Center in Detroit
Phone: 313-397-2127
Notes:

Become a Friend of LGBT Detroit at http://www.lgbtdetroit.org/supportus.  Like Us on http://facebook.com/LGBTDetroit.  Support  Hotter Than July at www.hotterthanjuly.org.  Find us and place your next order smile.amazon.com

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 440 Burroughs St., Ste 527
Detroit 48202
Dave Wait, President
Notes:

Organizes Michigan's largest Pride celebration in downtown Detroit each June.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Professional Organizations

Address: P.O. Box 32446
Detroit 48232
Kevin Heard, Pres.
Notes:

We represent the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, + Ally Business Community in Southeastern Michigan. Our chamber believes accepting diversity creates a wealth of knowledge. Recognizing our differences can organically create innovations in enterprise. Connecting our LGBT members to a strong base of ally partners and corporate support; we provide stellar opportunities for all businesses in the region. Contact us to join today!

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Religious & Spiritual

Address: 23 East Adams
Detroit 48203
Phone: 313-965-5422
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 4605 Cass Ave.
Detroit 48201
Website: www.1stuu.org
Phone: 313-833-9107
Notes:

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit- a progressive, clear alternative. Looking for sacred space? We support the worth and dignity of every individual. Venue for social, economic and racial justice initiatives, programs, concerts.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 4458 Joy Rd.
Detroit 48204
Website: Full Truth
Phone: 313-459-3033
Notes:

Sunday Morning worship 11:30 a.m.; Thursday Bible study 6:30 p.m.; Friday Choir Rehearsal 7:00 p.m.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Restaurants

Address: 8029 Agnes
Detroit 48214
Kirsten Ussery & Erika Boyd
Phone: 313-649-2759
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Social/Community Organizations

Address: 220 Bagley, Ste. 808
Detroit 48226
Ron Scott
Phone: 313-963-8116
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: Detroit
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 20025 Greenfield
Detroit 48235
The Center in Detroit
Phone: 313-397-2127
Notes:

Become a Friend of LGBT Detroit at http://www.lgbtdetroit.org/supportus.  Like Us on http://facebook.com/LGBTDetroit.  Support  Hotter Than July at www.hotterthanjuly.org.  Find us and place your next order smile.amazon.com

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 3031 W. Grand Blvd. Suite 525
Detroit 48202-3025
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Symphony Orchestra

Address: 3711 Woodward Ave.
Detroit 48201
Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center
Website: www.dso.org
Phone: 313-576-5111
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Theaters

Address: 3011 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit 48202
Fisher Theater
Phone: 800-982-2787
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 3011 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit 48202
Phone: 313-872-1000
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 2211 Woodward Ave.
Detroit 48201
Website: website
Phone: 313-471-3200
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 1777 Third St.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 877-888-2121
Notes:

Five-star hotel and casino in the heart of downtown Detroit.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 1526 Broadway St.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 313-237-7464
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 2251 Antietam
Detroit 48207
Phone: 313-872-6910
Notes:

Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit is an internationally acclaimed youth development program that concentrates on helping young artists excel on stage and in life. Mosaic's mission is to empower young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of first-rate theatrical and musical art.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit 48201
Phone: 866-782-9622
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 4743 Cass Ave.
Detroit 48201
Wayne State University Theater
Phone: 313-577-2972
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Tile

Address: 10125 E. Jefferson
Detroit 48214
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Tuxedo

Address: 4160 Woodward Ave., 3rd floor
Detroit 48201
Phone: 313-444-3680
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Veterinarians

Address: 3800 Grand River Ave.
Detroit 48208
Glynes D. Graham, DVM
Phone: 313-832-7282
Fax: 313-832-4990
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Videos

Address: 16541 Woodward Ave
Detroit 48203
Phone: 313-869-9477
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Wedding Venue

Address: 1777 Third St.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 877-888-2121
Notes:

Five-star hotel and casino in the heart of downtown Detroit.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit 48201
Phone: 866-782-9622
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 333 Madison Ave.
Detroit 48226
Phone: 313-963-9800
City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
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Youth Services

Address: 903 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit 48208
Phone: 313-361-4000
Fax: 313-361-8938
Notes:

Street outreach and case planning services for transgender and other sex workers. Resource line answered 24 hours/7 days per week; Resource email looked at M-F 9-5.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA
Address: 3127 E. Canfield St.
Detroit 48207
Wayne State University School of Medicine Childrens Hospital of Michigan
Phone: 313-924-9493
Notes:

Care and Prevention services for HIV + youth ages 13 to 24.

City: Detroit
State: MI
Country: USA

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