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LGBTQ Mentorship Program Friendraiser | Sept. 22nd

The Hispanic Black Gay Coalition is hosting a "friendraiser" for their LGBTQ Mentorship program this Saturday from 7pm-12am. The HBGC Mentorship Program "pairs LGBTQ professionals of color with LGBTQ students of color. Our mission is to help students of color develop a positive LGBTQ identity while successfully adapting to college or professional life. LGBTQ mentors work to support students in a safe, caring, one-on-one relationship while mentees work on their personal, social, academic, career, and life goals."

Where: 22 Morrill Street, Dorchester MA 02125

$25 suggested donation

RSVP by emailing

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EXPATRIATE by Lenelle Moïse | Oct 4th – Oct 6th

by Lenelle Moïse

The Theater Offensive is proud to present the off-Broadway hit, Expatriate, an explosive and funny new play composed, written, and performed by Lenelle Moïse. When two best friends bolt from their lives in Boston to create their American Dream in Paris, they encounter fabulous success, degrading dangers, and ghosts of their own pasts. Moïse and fellow performer Karla Moseley create an energetic and seamless fusion of realistic action, dream sequences and live concert numbers, exploring Black identity, friendship, desire, addiction, sexual freedom, love and survival. >> Read More

HIV Prevention Research Update Community Forum | Sept. 24

Monday, September 24, 7-8:30PM

Fenway Health, 1340 Boylston St., 9th Floor, Boston

Hear and discuss the latest HIV prevention research developments and how they might impact your community. Come and learn about current research taking place at Fenway Health.



Annual LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference | Oct. 20th

The Hispanic Black Gay Coalition is hosting a FREE conference "that encourages, educates and inspires LGBTQ-identified youth of color under age 25 to use their ideas, knowledge and skills to create personal and social change." It will be held at the Tang Center on MIT's Campus from 10:00AM to 4:00PM on Saturday, October 20th and will feature: >> Read More

Fitness on the Plaza - Free Z Spot Zumba® Classes

Free Zumba classes will be held on City Hall Plaza on Mondays from 6-7pm.  As part of Mayor Menino’s Boston Moves for Health program and in collaboration with The Z Spot Zumba®, these classes will also provide education on the importance of exercise and good nutrition and how easily it can be incorporated into daily routine. Plaza participants are encouraged to keep track of their physical activity, weight-loss goals, and progress at  For more info go to:

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