This guide to LGBTQ resources showcases some Greater Boston organizations that offer support, health services, political action, or other resources tied to gender and sexuality.
PO Box 170796
Boston, MA 02117
14 Beacon St Ste 620,
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93 Massachusetts Ave., 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02115
Slice of Rice provides individual support for those Asian and Asian American youth who identify as queer (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) or questioning, building community among those youth, and raising political consciousness, voice, and action within both the Asian Pacific Islander community, and the queer community.
7 Haviland Street
Boston, MA 02115
This program provides MSM & their sex partners with HIV services to engage them and improve their health by increasing their knowledge about HIV, and improving their self-esteem and self-efficacy. Services include individual & group HIV education, counseling, community events. HIV prevention services include Internet outreach, community-based training, workshops, and small group education in a social setting.
Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center
Provides non-judgmental health care to people aged 12 - 29.
Fenway Community Health Program Center - Peer Listening Line
The Peer Listening Line Offers support and information; it also provides referrals for gay and lesbian youth who have been victims of violence and harassment.
Fenway Community Health Program Center - Violence Recovery Program
617-927-6250 / 800-834-3242
The VRP provides counseling, support groups, advocacy, and referral services to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) victims of bias crime, domestic violence, sexual assault and police misconduct.
PO Box 51243
Boston, MA 02205
100 Boylston Street Suite # 815
Boston, MA 02116
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health Access Project is a collaborative, community-based program funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The project's mission is to foster the development and implementation of comprehensive, culturally appropriate, quality health promotion policies and health care services for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) people and their families.
Gay and Lesbian Youth Support Project (GLYS)
942 W. Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Telephone: 508-583-2250 x224
The Gay and Lesbian Youth Support (GLYS) is a program of Health Care of Southeastern Massachusetts, Inc. GLYS works to ensure safe and supportive communities for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) youth and their families.
c/o Massachusetts Department of Public Health
250 Washington Street, 4th floor
Boston, MA 02108
This Commission is an independent agency of the Commonwealth and has a mandate to investigate the use of resources from both the public and private sectors to enhance and improve the ability of state agencies to provide services that protect and support the health and safety of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) youth in the schools and communities of Massachusetts, with a focus on suicide prevention, violence intervention, and the promotion of zero-tolerance policies regarding harassment and discrimination against GLBT youth. The Commission is also mandated to make recommendations about policies and programs supporting GLBT youth to the State government and its agencies, and to ask for adequate funding in the annual State budget for effective programs.
PO Box 382401
Cambridge, MA 02238
Telephone: 617-864-GLBT (4528)
Project 10 East fights oppression through gay-straight student alliances in Massachusetts public high schools. The group conducts after-school and summer programs utilizing peer mentors, parent meetings, and other social and educational activities. Ages served: 13-22.