Boston offers a little bit of something for everyone. Spaces to delve deep into not often talked about topics, spaces to be creative, innovative, nurturing, supportive, and of course spaces to just be free and safe. This page offers an array of organizations that cater to the LGBT community in Greater Boston, and primarily groups of color.
The 'Feel it, Speak it' Open Mic prides itself on being one of the ONLY monthly open mic DEDICATED to the LGBTQI communities of Color and its Allies. They welcome ANYONE to step up to their mic! They offer a non-discriminating, non-pretentious, non-elitist platform for one and all to express themselves!
Black Pride is a program of Boston Pride aimed at creating visibility, community and awareness for LGBT people of color in Boston and beyond.
A safe space where Bi women of color can experience community. They welcome all with multi-gender attractions:bisexual, biromantic, pansexual, queer & fluid!
BIWOC is an organization whose mission is to provide emotional support, resources, community, and a safe space to discuss intersectional issues that affect bi women of color.
This is a space for Queer and Trans People of Color to share job opportunities, housing opportunities, items for sale or to give away, services for cash or barter and other useful resources for other QTPOC within the Boston-area. It serves as a (*intentionally*) safe alternative to the Queer Exchange Boston. Feel free to invite other QTPOC Boston community members.
A survivor-led social justice organization working to end partner abuse in LGBQ/T, SM, and polyamorous communities!
Queer Women of Color and Friends (QWOC+ Boston) is a volunteer-run, grassroots organization dedicated to creating and sustaining a truly diverse social space for LGBTQ women of color in the Greater Boston area.
Known mainly for their quarterly social networking events, and most recently, QWOC WEEK, a week-long multicultural pride festival featuring a variety of events and activities intended to increase visibility of LGBTQ people of color and spread awareness of issues pertaining to other marginilized cultural groups within the mainstream queer community.
Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) is one of few non-profit organizations in Boston dedicated to the unique and complex needs of the Black, Hispanic and Latin@ LGBTQ community. Founded in 2009, they work to inspire and empower Latin@, Hispanic and Black LGBTQ individuals to improve their livelihood through activism, education, community outreach, and counseling.
The Latin@ Pride Committee of the Boston Pride organization exists to provide educational and social events for the greater Boston Latin@ LGBT community and allies. Their goal is to create a welcoming, supportive,inclusive environment for Latin@ LGBT people.
Hundreds of women of color, their friends, families, & supporters go to Provincetown, Massachusetts, the first weekend in June annually for Women of Color & Friends Weekend!
Event goers have the opportunity to choose from dance parties, comedy shows, wine & teguilla tastings, a special dinner at local restaurants, to meet & greets, Speed Friending, Soulful Sunday Brunch and other fun activities.
The purpose of the weekend is to celebrate and build community.
Whether you're traveling with a pack, alone, or with that someone special, be part of the Women of Color and Allies Weekend in Provincetown, MA, Cape Cod, USA!
The place for Lesbians to build community Caribbean-style! Labels or no labels, this is OUR place to connect with positive Caribbean ladies who love ladies.
A support space for any Queer/Trans Person of Color seeking community with other QTPOC who are loving, dating, sleeping with, being intimate with, and/or in a relationship with white folks.
JumpStart Fertility is an education, information and consulting service dedicated to helping individuals and couples fulfill their dreams of parenthood. They provide their clients with insights and clarity to help them to navigate through their fertility journey.
JumpStart Fertility caters to women and men struggling with infertility and those in need of non-traditional approaches to parenthood such as: IVF, egg freezing, and third party reproduction using donors and surrogates.
HUES is a program of HBGC that creates spaces where LGBTQ Black, Hispanic, and Latin@ womyn can be safe, visible and celebrated.
The L.O.C.S Collective - Building community and cultivating resources for lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer identified womyn of color and our allies.
QAPA is committed to providing a supportive social, political, and educational environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, and questioning people of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage in the Boston and New England area.
AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts is the state’s leading provider of prevention and wellness services for people living with and at risk for HIV.
Massachusetts Area South Asian Lambda Association (MASALA) is a social group based in Boston, that provides a safe and supportive environment to New England based Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Trans, and Questioning South Asians (people from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet; and from the global South Asian Diaspora).
UB2 is a non-profit social support group committed to improving the holistic health of HIV-positive gay men in the Greater Boston area. At UB2, they strive to create a community where men can come together and feel supported, all in creative ways that allow them to have fun together. They brunch, they bowl, they beach, theybarbecue . . . and so much more! While UB2 is not a support group in the traditional sense, they have been successful nonetheless at helping men establish meaningful connections, so that if nothing else, they are reminded that they are not alone on their journey down this often long and tortuous path. UB2 wants its members to be not simply alive with HIV, but truly living and thriving with HIV.