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Gender Studies Collection Gender Studies Collection
This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and much more.


Search for LGBTQIA-related non-fiction books starting at the call number 306.76.


  • LGBT Meetups
    In and around Quincy
  • Tufts University LGBT Center
    Offers events, workshops and networking
  • Boston Pride
    Working to enhance the visibility of Boston’s LGBT community through a week of events each June, in conjunction with year round activities, to promote LGBT awareness, dignity, and understanding.
  • Boston LGBT Film Fest
    The 2018 festival dates are March 29 to April 8.
  • Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth
    The Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth is an independent state agency founded by law to advise all branches of state government on effective policies, programs, and resources for LGBTQ youth to thrive.
  • LGBT Resource List from South Shore Elder Services
    Help in the South Shore area and in Boston
  • New England Asexuals
    This group is for asexual spectrum individuals and allies that provides support in an open and affirming environment, builds community, and promotes awareness of asexual spectrum identities in the New England area. Here is a more general asexual resource site.



  • LGBT Addiction Rehab Groups
    LGBT-friendly drug and alcohol rehabilitation services
  • The Network/La Red
    Bilingual (English/Spanish), grassroots, survivor-led organization working to end domestic violence in LGBQ/T, SM, and polyamorous communities.
  • Fenway Health – LGBT Family & Parenting Services
    Since 1983, Fenway Health has been an international pioneer in helping LGBT people claim their rights to parenthood.
  • National LGBT Health Education Center
    The National LGBT Health Education Center provides educational programming and consultation for health care organizations throughout the nation and the world with the goal of eliminating health disparities among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
  • CDC – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health
    These pages provide information and resources on some of the health issues and inequities affecting LGBT communities. Links to other information sources and resources are also provided.
  • Massachusetts Transgender Resources
    This Wiki resource space is hosted as a public service to the transgender community by the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC), for the posting of resources, including people’s personal opinions.


    The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association is the world’s leading global travel network dedicated to connecting and educating LGBT travelers and the businesses that welcome and support them along the way.
    Purple Roofs
  • A resource full of gay travel deals and specials, they list thousands of gay and lesbian owned and friendly accommodations around the world.
    Gay Cities
  • Outlines gay friendly bars, hotels, restaurants, and events to attend when traveling. Broken up into major cities, this is an up-to-date resource for the gay and lesbian community.


  • Gay-Straight Alliance Network
    Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a national youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training
  • Greater Boston PFLAG
    Greater Boston PFLAG offers help for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQIA) youth, their families and communities around the topic of sexual orientation and gender identity.
  • Colage
    COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in their collective communities.


  • Rainbow Times
    The Largest Boston-Based LGBT Newspaper in New England for the gay and allied community.
  • Edge Boston
    EDGE is the largest network of local LGBT news and entertainment portals in the world, serving 1.1 million dedicated readers from a variety of metropolitan areas around the United States and beyond.
  • Boston Spirit Magazine
    Boston Spirit magazine, launched in 2005, covers the Massachusetts and New England area. It is published six times a year.
  • Bay Windows
    This weekly publication is New England’s largest publication for LGBT readers and has been around for 33 years.



  • GLAD
    Founded in 1978, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is New England’s leading legal rights organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status and gender identity and expression.
  • MassEquality
    MassEquality is the leading statewide grassroots advocacy organization working to ensure that everyone across Massachusetts can thrive from cradle to grave without discrimination and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
  • Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
    Dedicated to ending discrimination on the basis of gender identity and gender expression.
  • Queer Asian Pacific-Islander Alliance
    Social, political, and educational environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning women and men of Asian and Pacific Islander (A/PI) heritage in the Boston and New England area.
  • APA – Lesbian & Gay Parenting
    The publication is provided for the use of clinicians, researchers, students, lawyers, and parents involved in legal and policy issues related to lesbian and gay parenting. Lesbian and Gay Parenting is the successor to Lesbian and Gay Parenting: A Resource for Psychologists (1995).


    Boston’s alliance of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender youth focused on creating safe, healthy, and respectful environments.
  • Boston GLASS (Gay and Lesbian Adolescent Social Services)/Urban Youth Institute at JRI Health
    Located in Jamaica Plain, GLASS is a drop-in center for LGBT youth (ages 13-25) offering support and culturally sensitive resources.
  • Mass. Commission on LGBT Youth
    This site contains news, events, and resources focused on Massachusetts’ LGBT youth.
  • It Gets Better Project
    The It Gets Better Project creates a hopeful and accepting environment for LGBT youth and provides resources that can assist troubled youth to make the changes to make it better for them.
  • provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.
  • The Trevor Project
    Suicide prevention for gay youth.

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