Do you identify as LGBTQ? Or would you like to learn more about the LGBTQ community? The following organizations offer a multitude of services and education.
Fenway Community Health Center
(617) 267-0900; GBLT Helpline – (617) 267-9001
The Fenway Health Center has extensive experience in women’s health, particularly understanding of the unique needs of lesbians, bisexual and transgender women. Information, help, referrals, and support are offered through the helpline.
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) is a national organization making schools safer for ALL students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN runs conferences, days of action, and workshops for educators and students.
GBLT National Help Center
GBLT National Help Center offers peer counseling, local resources, and information for callers of all ages.
National Youth Advocacy Coalition
The National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC) is a national organization that works with LGBTQ young people to strengthen their role in the LGBTQ rights movement. NYAC has a national collection of information about LGBTQ issues, and resources.
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national support, education and advocacy organization for LGBT people, their families, friends and allies. PFLAG provides PFLAG chapter help-lines, support group meetings and resources, and education to families and communities on LGBT issues. The Boston/Greater Boston chapter is located at 85 River Street, #5A in Waltham. To contact them, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call.
College Guide for Current or Prospective LGBTQ Students