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Youth | Youth Organizations | Massachusetts

  • BAGLY and GLBT Youth Group Network of MA youth-led, adult-supported social support organization committed to social justice and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs, policies and services for the GLBT youth community.
  • Fenway Health ensures access to quality healthcare for the LGBT community in the Boston area.
  • Aids Action Committee of Massachusetts is a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Massachusetts.
  • True Colors Out Youth Theater provides year-round theater programming for LGBTQQA ages 14 to 22.
  • Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) works to inspire and empower Latin@, Hispanic and Black LGBTQ individuals to improve their livelihood.
  • Boston GLASS Boston community center serving young people in the LGBTQ community.
  • Lesbians of Color Symposium (LOCS) provides community and cultivates resources for lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LBTQ) identified women of color and allies.
  • Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition an advocacy, education, and community-building organization that works to end discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression.
  • Massachusetts Commission on GLBT Youth advocates for effective policies, programs, and resources for LGBT youth to thrive.
  • Youth On Fire safe and confidential space for homeless, runaway, and street involved youth ages 14-24
  • MAP for Health is a community-based, nonprofit organization that works to improve healthcare access, disease prevention and service delivery for the API community in Massachusetts.
  • Greater Boston PFLAG offers help for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, their families and communities around the topic of sexual orientation and gender identity.
  • Cape and Islands Gay & Straight Youth Alliance (CIGSYA) is a community-based alliance of young people from 14-22 that exists to improve the lives of LGBTIQQS youth on Cape Cod and the Islands by addressing key risk factors such as the self hate, isolation and fear, which are often prevalent in their lives.
  • Generation Q is a confidential social and support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth and their straight allies.
  • Boston Area Transgender Support (BATS) is a peer-run support group for transgender young adults (teen, college-age, twenty-something) in and around Boston.
  • BrAGLY BrAGLY is a weekly youth group open to LGBTQ and allied youth ages 14-18. The group is a part of the GLBT Youth Group Network of Massachusetts. BrAGLY meets every Thursday from 6-8pm at 111 Torrey Street in Brockton. This location is accessible by BAT 3, 9, and 13.
  • History Unerased encourages confidence in delivering LGBT and other erased histories through the mentoring and support of educators — by educators.
  • Out Now is the only queer youth organization in Springfield Massachusetts and provides a safe space for queer youth and allies to learn about themselves, develop leadership skills, explore the history of the LGBTQ movement, and much, much more.
  • Safe Homes / The Bridge is a program supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people, and their straight allies, between the ages of 14 and 23. The group is led by youth peer leaders, professional staff, and volunteers who offer support, resources, and opportunities for socialization in a safe and nurturing environment.