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The Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth is an independent agency of the Commonwealth that recommends and advocates to all branches of state government effective policies, programs, and resources for LGBTQ youth to thrive.
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Boston Equality Trail
Looking to go sightseeing in Boston? The Boston Equality Trail is a walking tour that follows the route of Boston's first Gay Pride March in 1971 and provides information about different services, community organizations, issues, and individuals situated on this route.
Local LGBTQ+ Organizations
Bisexual Resource Center
PO Box 170796
Boston, MA 02117
12 Channel St. #503
Boston, MA 02210
Family Equality Council
Emily McGranachan, East Coast Regional Manager
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
30 Winter St. Suite 800
Boston, MA 02108
Gay Fathers of Greater Boston
738 Main St. #323
Waltham, MA 02451
Greater Boston PFLAG
85 River St.
Waltham, MA 02453
284 Amory St.
Boston, MA 02130
Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC)
PO Box 960784
Boston, MA 02196
14 Beacon Street, Suite 620
Boston, MA 02108
Silver Lining Mentoring
727 Atlantic Avenue, 3rd floor
Boston, MA 02111
West Suburban Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Youth (WAGLY)
Parish Hall, Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills
309 Washington St.
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
LGBT Asylum Support Task Force
Hadwen Park Congregational Church (UCC)
6 Clover Street
Worcester MA 01603
The Trevor Project
TrevorText: Text "Trevor" to 1-202-304-1200 (Weekdays, 3PM-10PM)
TrevorChat: Live chat (7 days a week, 3PM-10PM)
A 24-hour, toll-free suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth
The Network La Red
Survivor-led organization to end partner abuse. En español e inglés
Monday - Friday 1:30 - 4:30 pm
An info line run by New England's leading LGBTQ/HIV legal rights organization. Email and live chat options also available.
Peer Listening Line for LGBT Youth
A help line for LGBTQ youth 25 years old or younger to talk about safer sex, coming out, harassment, thoughts of suicide, and more.
Gay and Lesbian National Hotline
An international help hotline for LGBTQ people of all ages to discuss relationship, workplace, and coming out issues. Email option also available.
Text: 877-870-HOPE (4673)
A hotline for teens, staffed by trained teenage volunteers who can provide peer support.
National Runaway Switchboard
A safeline for runaways ready to go home, people who are thinking of running from home, and people who have a runaway friend. Email and live chat options also available.
A crisis hotline for transgender people, staffed by transgender people.
The UNHCR Detainee Protection Hotline
dial #566 from within a detention facility
A protection hotline for refugees and asylum-seekers detained in the United States.