Topics :: Boston Area Gay and Lesbian Youth

Boston’s Hispanic Black Gay Coalition Gets $5,000 Grant

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
The Staples Foundation has awarded $5,000 to the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition, to fund the New Leaders Institute and the LGBTQ mentorship program.

BAGLY Celebrates Youth Pride in Boston

By Tony Hobday | Sunday May 5, 2013
BAGLY celebrates Gay Pride with a rally, march, entertainment and a prom -- admission to which are free, if you get an HIV test earlier that day.

GLSEN Mass. Conference Works to Teach Respect

By Tony Hobday | Tuesday Apr 9, 2013
The Mar. 30 GLSEN conference at MIT brought together students, educators, parents and advocates, for a daylong block of workshops teaching a more inclusive curriculum.

Fenway Gets $800,000 to Study Disparities in Gay Youth of Color

By Antoinette Weil | Wednesday Feb 13, 2013
The Fenway Institute of Boston has been awarded a 3-year, $800,000 grant by the National Institute of Health to research and create solutions for health disparities in LGBTQ youth of color.

HBGC Cultivates the Next Generation of LGBT Leaders

By Dan Meyer | Saturday Feb 9, 2013
In an effort to cultivate young leaders of the LGBT community, the Hispanic and Black Gay Coalition is launching a New Leaders Institute.

Commission on GLBT Youth To Enact Anti-Discrimination Policies

By Tony Hobday | Saturday Jan 19, 2013
On Jan. 9, Governor Deval L. Patrick swore in members of the MA Commission on GLBT Youth an agency charged with improving the lives of Massachusetts’ young GLBT people.

Thrive Brings Gay and Straight Cape Cod Youth Together

By Antoinette Weil | Tuesday Jan 8, 2013
The Cape & Islands Gay & Straight Youth Alliance, founded in 1996, has expanded its age range to accept youth up to 24 years old, and has rebranded itself as "Thrive."

Trans Activist Janet Mock to Keynote HBGC Gay Youth Conference

By Dan Meyer | Wednesday Oct 17, 2012
On Oct. 20, the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition will host its second annual Youth Empowerment Conference, to provide people of color a chance to find their voice.

Add A Little Gray To Your Rainbow with Boston’s LGBT Aging Project

By Antoinette Weil | Sunday Oct 14, 2012
With its focus on hard bodies and hot sex, the gay community can sweep LGBT seniors under the rug. Boston’s LGBT Aging Project helps seniors get the support and social outlet they need to remain a visible part of the community.

Fourth Annual History Maker Awards Honors LGBT Activists

By Antoinette Weil | Tuesday Sep 25, 2012
The Fourth Annual History Maker Awards were held to honor Grace Sterling Stowell and Chris Mason, two community members and activists who have had a significant impact on Boston’s LGBT history.