SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

Groups, Clubs, Arts & Activities

  • BAGLY is youth-led, adult-supported organization working to help LGBTQ+ youth in Massachusetts by developing leadership opportunities, promoting health, and offering social activities to build community.

Boston GLASS: Boston

  • Dedicated to improving the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ youth of color, ages 13-25, GLASS also offers fun, social programming on weeknights to foster community and develop the skills necessary to live fulfilling lives.
  • Programming includes yoga sessions, poetry clubs, movie nights and more.

Out MetroWest: Framingham

  • A not-for-profit organization in the MetroWest community that offers LGBTQ+ youth programming, social activities and support, educational workshops and advocacy.
    • Wagly: For high school students: a youth-led and adult-supported program offering social programs in a fun and safe environment for LGBTQ+ students.
    • Nexus: For middle school students and allies: a fun and safe group to discuss topics related to sexual orientation and gender identity. Also, offers parent support groups simultaneously at same location.
    • Umbrella For transgender and gender non-conforming high school students: a fun, social, and informative group, facilitated by trans adults.

Safe Homes: Worcester

  • For LGBTQ+ youth, ages 14-23, offering resources, support and social opportunities. Led by peer youth leaders and professional staff, Safe Homes provides drop-in meeting times to make new friends, receive on-site counseling, training sessions and more.

Theater and Arts

  • A multi-generational, non-audition, choral group in Natick which is open, friendly, and welcoming to all straight and LGBTQ+ people.

  • Based in Cambridge, they celebrate the diversity of LGBTQ+ lives through art and build communities.
  • Offer social neighborhood gatherings, workshops, performances and open discussions.

True Colors: Cambridge

  • A program of The Theater Offensive, it is the largest and longest running youth theater program in the country offering multiple programs to train LGBTQ+ and allied youth leaders.
  • Winner of the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award and presented by First Lady Michelle Obama.