The Magic City Acceptance Center (MCAC) provides a safe, supportive and affirming space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ) people and their allies in Birmingham, Alabama. For more information, please check us out on Facebook and Instagram!
MCAC Initiatives for youth include:
Drop-In Hours each Tuesday and Thursday from 3-7 PM
Monthly Movie Nights
Health and Wellness Workshops
Social Emotional Learning Workshops
Access and Linkage to Community and National Resources
Free HIV/STI Testing and Education
BAGSLY (Birmingham AL Gender and Sexuality League of Youth) YouTube Channel
Racial and Social Justice Workshops
Queer Prom each June
Queer Homecoming dance each fall
Magic City Acceptance Summer Camp
LGBTQ Youth Peer Groups (ages 13-24):
Steel City Spectrum is a peer-led support and advocacy group for trans, non-binary, genderfluid, agender and non-cis identified individuals. Meetings focus on celebrating trans identities, discussing current issues for those in attendance, exchanging resources and learning more about how to navigate society as a trans individual.
QTPOC (Queer and Trans People of Color) Talk is a peer-led group open only to LGBTQ people of color. Straight, cis allies and non-POC are asked to step back from this space.
Unicorn Pizza Club is a monthly discussion forum focusing on various and diverse aspects of LGBTQ sexual health and wellbeing.
Space to Be Me is a professionally facilitated group for parents of trans youth under the age of 14. Children will also have the space to meet and participate in activities with other trans youth.
LGBTQ Adult Programs (ages 25+) :
Steel City Spectrum is a professionally facilitated support and advocacy group for trans, non-binary, genderfluid, agender and non-cis identified individuals.
SpeakOUT is a professionally facilitated support group for LGBTQ adults.
Monthly LGBTQ Book Club that meets at Birmingham AIDS Outreach
Out and About is a social group that provides monthly movie and art programs for LGBTQ adults, ages 40+.
Quarterly Legal Name Change/Gender Marker and Wills Clinics
The Magic City Acceptance Center is located at:
For more information, contact Amanda Keller at
(205) 407-5799, [email protected]mcac-bao.org, text us at (205)774-1173, or find us on Facebook, Instragram and Snapchat (@MCACBham)!