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Monthly Archives: June 2017

In Memory of Commissioner Chester Posted on Jun 27

In Memory of Commissioner Chester

We are immensely saddened by the news of Commissioner Chester’s passing. Commissioner Chester has been a fearless champion on behalf of LGBTQ students. In the face of fear and bias, Commissioner Chester stood firm in advocating for the right of all students to a safe   …Continue Reading In Memory of Commissioner Chester

LGBTQ Youth Commission FY2018 Policy Recommendations Released for 25th Anniversary Posted on Jun 20

LGBTQ Youth Commission FY2018 Policy Recommendations Released for 25th Anniversary

The Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth is pleased to release our Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Policy Recommendations to nearly 20 state agencies. In June 1992, almost exactly 25 years ago, Governor William Weld swore in the first members of what was then the Governor’s Commission   …Continue Reading LGBTQ Youth Commission FY2018 Policy Recommendations Released for 25th Anniversary

The Pulse Shooting: Remembrance & Solidarity One Year Later Posted on Jun 12

The Pulse Shooting: Remembrance & Solidarity One Year Later

  As we celebrate the resiliency of the LGBTQ community this Pride month, the Commission stands in solidarity with LGBTQ and Latinx communities across the country in remembering the 49 victims of the heartbreaking massacre at Pulse one year ago today. The Commission recognizes the   …Continue Reading The Pulse Shooting: Remembrance & Solidarity One Year Later