LGBT

Pastoral Counseling for LGBT Youth and Their Families | Oct. 30th

 

A conference focusing on the role of religious professionals in fostering family acceptance of LGBT people, supporting congregants and building safe, welcoming and supportive communities for LGBT people and allies.

October 30, 2012
8:30am to 4pm
Bentley University, Waltham, MA

“Pastoral Counseling for LGBT Youth and Their Families” will focus on parental acceptance in a religious context, and asking such questions as: How do parents reconcile their religious beliefs with acceptance of an LGBT child? How can religious professionals support the critical role of parental love and acceptance to the health and mental health of LGBT youth?

 

For more info: http://www.gbpflag.org/conference2012

Expresión: A Showcase of our PRIDE | Sept. 25th

Join the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition for their FREE Latino Pride Event on September 25th from 7-9pm at the South End Restaurant, NOCHE.  Noche is located at 3 Appleton Street in Boston. 

"Expresión seeks to bring together a community that lives at the liminality of sexuality, culture, language, race, politics, and everything else one can think of!"

 

For more info: http://www.hbgc-boston.org/events/expresi%C3%B3n-showcase-our-pride

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 friendraiser@hbgc-boston.org

For more info: http://www.hbgc-boston.org/events/mentorship-program-friendraiser

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

EXPATRIATE
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

The Theater Offensive

Phone: 

(617) 661-1600

Email: 

info@thetheateroffensive.org

Website: 

thetheateroffensive.org

Mission: 

 

The Theater Offensive’s mission is to form and present the diverse realities of queer lives in art so bold it breaks through personal isolation and political orthodoxy to help build an honest, progressive community.

PHILOSOPHY

Our work provokes vibrant discussion about the realities of being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Through social gatherings, soirees, workshops, and post-show discussions, the organization transcends traditional theater boundaries and opens new avenues of understanding, awareness and inclusion within queer communities as well as outside of them.

Location

565 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 
Created: 
09/13/2012

Queer Asian Pacific-Islander Alliance (QAPA)

Email: 

qapa@qapa.org

Website: 

http://qapa.org

Mission: 

 

 

 

 

 

QAPA is committed to providing a supportive social, political, and educational environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage in the Boston and New England area.

Created: 
09/12/2012

QWOC + Boston

Email: 

events@qwocboston.org

Website: 

http://www.qwoc.org/

Mission: 

 

 

 

QWOC+ Boston is a group that promotes diversity by creating and sustaining safe spaces for LGBT people of color in the Greater Boston area.

Created: 
09/12/2012

Boston GLASS Community Center

Phone: 

857.399.1920

Email: 

Outreach@jri.org

Website: 

http://www.jri.org/services/health-hiv-lgbtq-services/health-and-prevention-services/boston-glass

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Hours of Operation (Drop-in) :

Monday: 12 – 8

Tuesday: 12 – 8

Wednesday: 1 – 7

Thursday: 12 – 8

Friday: 1 – 5

 

Social Media:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bostonglass.jri

Twitter:@Boston_GLASS

Instagram: @Boston_GLASS

Mission: 

The mission of Boston GLASS is to improve the well-being of LGBTQQ youth of color and their allies by providing a continuum of services that addresses their immediate needs, equips them with tools to make healthy decisions and live fulfilling lives, and helps create communities in which they can thrive.

Location

Boston GLASS Community Center
75 Amory Street rear
Boston, MA
United States
Created: 
09/11/2012

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

Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth (BAGLY)

Mailing Address (if different than physical location): 
BAGLY, Inc.
PO Box 960814

Boston , Ma , 02196.0814

 

Phone: 

617.227.4313

Fax: 

617.227.4313

Email: 

agonzales [at] bagly [dot] org

Website: 

bagly.org

Mission: 

 

 

 

 

"

BAGLY has advocated for programs, policies and services, built the community, social, and economic capital of youth and contributed to the political power of the LGBTQ movement for over 30 years!!

Young LGBTQ movement leaders have played a vital role in identifying issues, working toward solutions and reducing health, education, employment and housing disparities among LGBTQ communities.  The Queer Activist College (QuAC), a Boston Based BAGLY program, engages young LGBTQ people from the most marginalized communities in organizing for policy and systems change, and connects young people with meaningful opportunities to create and grow youth-led campaigns and develop a vision for a strong, youth-led social justice community.  BAGLY also supports QuAC graduates in applying their skills to higher education, meaningful employment, and advanced leadership opportunities in social justice organizing and other movement work."

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Inspired by the work that LGBTQ youth are doing in our communities?  We are too!  There are many ways to get involved, from volunteering, attending events, to planning your own fundraiser!  BAGLY's commitment to you is to accept your generosity with transparency and results.  To learn more about what your support accomplishes, please e-mail our Director of Development, Kurtlan Massarsky, or call him directly at 617.227.4313 x 130.

Created: 
09/11/2012
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