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Working to create a safe, healthy, and equitable world for LGBTQ+ people and their allies.

We Believe

In a world where all people are free to express their gender identity and sexual orientation with pride.

What We Offer

Advocacy, Educational, and Social Events.

Community Sponsors

Please visit and support our sponsors throughout the Jackson Community!

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  • "Disclosure" Documentary of Transgender People in the Media
    "Disclosure" Documentary of Transgender People in the Media
    Tue, Apr 23
    Jackson District Library Auditorium
    Apr 23, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:45 PM
    Jackson District Library Auditorium, 244 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    This film has won several "Best Documentary" awards. It's a contemporary look at the challenges that trans folks face in media portrayals, followed by discussion. Eighteen and older, please. Let's watch the movie together and enjoy pizza and popcorn.
  • Lesbian Visibility Week Celebration!
    Lesbian Visibility Week Celebration!
    Wed, Apr 24
    Jackson
    Apr 24, 2024, 7:45 PM – 9:30 PM
    Jackson, Nite Lite, 163 W Pearl St, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    To all LGBTQ+ women and non-binary people: we will gather to commemorate Lesbian Visibility Week!
  • Multiple Dates
    Sun, May 05
    Jackson
    May 05, 2024, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Jackson, 244 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    Transgender Michigan Jackson/Jackson Michigan Trans (JaMiT) Support Group at Jackson District Library
  • Pride Visits "Royal Stagg" Renaissance Fair
    Pride Visits "Royal Stagg" Renaissance Fair
    Sun, May 12
    Marshall
    May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Marshall, 18935 15 1/2 Mile Rd, Marshall, MI 49068, USA
    Free admission, music, performers, Live Action Role Play (LARP). It’s fun to dress up in “Ren-wear” for this if you like!
  • Trans Clothing Exchange
    Trans Clothing Exchange
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 18
    First Presbyterian Church back entrance
    May 18, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    First Presbyterian Church back entrance, 740 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    Need a wardrobe refresher? Come check out free clothing, shoes, makeup, and accessories!
  • Reading and Watching the Rainbow
    Reading and Watching the Rainbow
    Tue, May 28
    Jackson
    May 28, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:50 PM
    Jackson, 244 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    Moving the book "The House in the Cerulean Sea" by TJ Klune to May.
  • 2024 Jackson Pride Fest
    2024 Jackson Pride Fest
    Sat, Jun 29
    Horace Blackman Park
    Jun 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Horace Blackman Park, W Michigan Ave & S Jackson St, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    Jackson Pride Fest kicks off with a Walk of Pride starting at Consumer's Energy and finishing with a party at Horace Blackman Park with live music, food trucks, craft booths and community resources. Thanks to our sponsors, this event remains free of charge!
  • Reading and Watching the Rainbow: An All Ages Book and Movie Club
    Reading and Watching the Rainbow: An All Ages Book and Movie Club
    Tue, Mar 26
    Carnegie Branch Jackson District Library
    Mar 26, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Carnegie Branch Jackson District Library, 244 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    A book and movie group for LGBTQIA+ families, adults, teens, and allies to meet and discuss stories and make friends in a safe environment. March is a movie night!
  • Jackson Pride Bowling Night
    Jackson Pride Bowling Night
    Sat, Mar 16
    JAX 60
    Mar 16, 2024, 5:30 PM
    JAX 60, 3501 Wildwood Ave, Jackson, MI 49202, USA
    Join us at Jax60, 3501 Wildwood Ave, for some bowling! Let’s make some memories and new friends!
  • LGBTQ+ Movie & Book Club
    LGBTQ+ Movie & Book Club
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Feb 27
    Jackson
    Feb 27, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Jackson, 244 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    We’re reading the graphic novel Gender Queer. Join us to have a discussion, meet new people, and eat snacks. You don’t *have* to have read the book we just like to get together to talk about LGBTQ+ content; books, movies, TikTok, anything! Join us and help pick the topic for next month’s meeting.
  • Liz Carroll, Nic Gareiss and Allison de Groot traditional banjo/fiddle concert
    Liz Carroll, Nic Gareiss and Allison de Groot traditional banjo/fiddle concert
    Fri, Jan 19
    University U. Methodist Church, ELansing
    Jan 19, 2024, 7:30 PM – Jan 20, 2024, 10:00 PM
    University U. Methodist Church, ELansing, 1120 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Chicago Irish fiddler Liz Carroll joins Old Time banjoist Allison De Groot and percussive dancer extraordinaire Nic Gareiss for a night of music and dance exploration.
  • Program Planning Committee
    Program Planning Committee
    Mon, Jan 08
    https://bit.ly/JPPlanning
    Jan 08, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    https://bit.ly/JPPlanning
    Planning our upcoming events and programs! Would love for you to be a part of our event planning and volunteer team!
  • Jackson Pride Adult Holiday Party
    Jackson Pride Adult Holiday Party
    Thu, Dec 14
    The Chase Sports Bar
    Dec 14, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    The Chase Sports Bar, 105 E Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    Let's get together and celebrate the season! Appetizers provided by Jackson Pride. Drinks on your own.
  • Jackson Pride Youth Holiday Party
    Jackson Pride Youth Holiday Party
    Thu, Dec 07
    Carnegie Branch Jackson District Library
    Dec 07, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Carnegie Branch Jackson District Library, 244 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    Join us for some holiday treats and meet other LGBTQ teens in the Jackson area. We will be downstairs in the auditorium with pizza, cookies, board games, and holiday movies. Join us!
  • Trans Clothing Exchange - New Location! Grand Re-Opening November 18!
    Trans Clothing Exchange - New Location! Grand Re-Opening November 18!
    Sat, Nov 18
    Jackson
    Nov 18, 2023, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Jackson, 743 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    · Free clothes, accessories, shoes, purses, make-up · This month: treats, coffee, cider · Make-up demonstrations
  • Drag is a Scream! Fundraiser
    Drag is a Scream! Fundraiser
    Fri, Oct 27
    Art 634
    Oct 27, 2023, 8:00 PM – Oct 28, 2023, 12:00 AM
    Art 634, 634 N Mechanic St, Jackson, MI 49202, USA
    Get your tickets at https://jacksonpride.ticketleap.com/drag !
  • Sat, Oct 21
    First Presbyterian Church
    Oct 21, 2023, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    First Presbyterian Church, 743 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    Third Saturday of each month. Gender-affirming women's and men's clothing, makeup, accessories.
  • Jackson PrideFest
    Jackson PrideFest
    Sat, Aug 19
    Horace Blackman Park
    Aug 19, 2023, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Horace Blackman Park, W Michigan Ave & S Jackson St, Jackson, MI 49201, USA
    Our annual Pride festival!
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