Advocacy and Education
Bisexual Resource Center
Provides support to the bisexual community and raising public awareness about bisexuality and bisexual people.
Trained volunteers chat live, take calls or reply by email to LGBTQ and HIV legal rights questions. Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.
Human Rights Campaign
As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.
International Foundation for Gender Education
IFGE promotes acceptance for transgender people and advocates for freedom of gender expression and promote the understanding and acceptance of All People: Transgender, Cis-gender, Transsexual, Crossdresser, Agender, Gender Queer, Intersex, Two Spirit, Hijra, Kathoey, Drag King, Drag Queen, Queer, Lesbian, Gay, Straight, Butch, Femme, Faerie, Homosexual, Bisexual and Heterosexual.
Keshet is a national grassroots organization that works for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Jews in Jewish life. Led and supported by LGBT Jews and straight allies, Keshet strives to cultivate the spirit and practice of inclusion in all parts of the Jewish community.
LGBT Coalition of Western Massachusetts
A 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit organization established to improve and preserve the wellbeing of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer-Identified people of all races and ethnicities through education, advocacy and outreach programs.
Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth
The Commission was established by law as an independent agency of the Commonwealth to recommend and advocate to all branches of state government effective policies, programs, and resources for LGBTQ youth to thrive.
Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus
MGLPC is the oldest and most experienced LGBT political and advocacy organization in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students
The Safe Schools Program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) Students is a joint initiative between the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) and the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth. Founded in 1993, the program now offers a range of services designed to help schools implement state laws impacting LGBTQ students, including the state's anti-bullying law, gender identity law, and student anti-discrimination law.
Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
MTPC is an advocacy, education, and community-building organization that works to end discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression. This includes working towards the empowerment of all persons who have been, are being, or might be deprived of equal rights and/or fair treatment because of their gender expression or identity.
The leading statewide grassroots advocacy organization works to ensure that everyone across Massachusetts can thrive without discrimination and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
National Center for Transgender Equality NCTE is a national justice advocacy organization in the U.S. working at local, state and federal level to change laws, policies and society. Projects include the Racial and Economic Justice Initiative and the Trans Legal Services Network. The website provides education about transgender people and up to date information on legal rights and resources.
National LGBTQ Task Force
The task force strives to advance full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people.
A speakers’ bureau that works to create a world free of homo-bi-trans-phobia and other forms of prejudice by telling the truths of people’s lives.
For more information or to discuss LGBTQ concerns please contact Partners Employee Assistance Program at 1-866-724-4EAP.
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This content was last modified on: 07/09/2018