Magic City Acceptance Center

The Magic City Acceptance Center (MCAC) provides safe, supportive and affirming space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ) individuals in Birmingham and surrounding areas. As a project of BAO, MCAC is part of their mission to provide broader, more inclusive services to the LGBTQ community. The Magic City Acceptance Center is located at 3130 3rd Avenue South. For more information, visit www.MagicCityAcceptanceCenter.org

Ages 13-24

MCAC initiatives for LGBTQ youth and children

-Drop-In Hours

-Movie Nights

-Monthly Art Workshops

-Unicorn Pizza Club- a monthly discussion forum focusing on various and diverse aspects of LGBTQ sexual health and well-being.

-Access and linkage to Community and National Resources --Free HIV/STI Testing and Education

-Free Counseling with Licensed Professional Counselors

-Steel City Spectrum- an advocacy group for trans and non binary individuals

-QTPOC Talk-Queer and Trans People of Color Talk

-Self-Care Workshops

-Yoga

-BAGSLY (Birmingham Area Gender and Sexuality League of Youth)

-BAGSLY YouTube Channel

-Tutoring

-Racial/Social Justice Workshops

-Know Your Rights Workshops Special Events:                      -Valentine's/Halloween/Holiday Parties

-Pride Events

-Magic City Queer Camp

-Queer Prom and Queer Homecoming

-Coming soon: Home Host program for homeless LGBTQ youth ages 19+

-Space to Be Me- This is a professionally facilitated group for parents of trans youth under the age of 14. Children will also have space to meet, connect and participate in activities with other trans youth.

Ages 25 and better

LGBTQ Adult Programs

-Speak OUT: LGBTQ support group ages 25+

professionally facilitated

-Out and About- a social group for LGBTQ individuals ages 40 and better

-Steel City Spectrum- Professionally facilitated support group for trans, non-binary and genderqueer adults ages 25+

-LGBTQ Book Club

-Monthly BAO Bingo

-Legal Name Change

-Clinic Wills Clinic

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Content Warning 

This site contains HIV prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences. Since HIV infection is spread primarily through sexual practices or by sharing needles, prevention messages and programs may address these topics. If you are not seeking such information or may be offended by such materials, please exit this website.

​​Call us:

205.322.4197

​Find us: 

205 32nd Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00-6:00PM

Wednesday 10:00-6:00PM

Friday 9:00-1:00PM

Photo Credits, Kenneth Smith Photography &

Edward Badham Visual Productionsho