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40 to None Day: Addressing LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

40 to None Day: Addressing LGBTQ Youth Homelessness posted on Apr 26

  The Commission joins young people, providers, researchers, and policymakers around the country to participate in 40 to None Day – a national day to raise public awareness about LGBTQ youth homelessness and ways to make a difference. While the state has made progress for   …Continue Reading 40 to None Day: Addressing LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

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Standing Up for Trans Students posted on Feb 22

Standing Up for Trans Students

  On Wednesday, February 22, the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice rescinded federal guidelines outlining how educators should ensure nondiscrimination for transgender students in compliance with Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in public schools. The Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ   …Continue Reading Standing Up for Trans Students

Martha’s Vineyard Listening Session posted on Jan 11

Martha’s Vineyard Listening Session

The Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth is pleased to partner with the Island Wide Youth Collaborative to host our first listening session of 2017 in Martha’s Vineyard. Join us to discuss progress for LGBTQ youth communities and remaining gaps, learn about the Commission’s work with   …Continue Reading Martha’s Vineyard Listening Session

Communications Fellowship Opportunity posted on Sep 27

Communications Fellowship Opportunity

Next year, the Commission is celebrating 25 years of a Commission on LGBTQ youth existing in Massachusetts. We are seeking a motivated Fellow to organize historical records and support communications and planning around this upcoming anniversary. This is an ideal opportunity for individuals interested in   …Continue Reading Communications Fellowship Opportunity

Calling New Members! posted on Jun 9

Calling New Members!

The Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth is an independent agency established to recommend policies, programs, and resources for LGBTQ youth to thrive. The Commission’s work is driven by 50 members – including youth, providers, educators, policymakers, researchers, and community members. We asked one of our   …Continue Reading Calling New Members!