Community Organizations

East Coast FTM Group
Support group for trans men. Meets the first Sunday of each month, 3-5 p.m., Sexual Minorities Archives, 135 Lincoln St., Holyoke

Family Diversity Projects
Organizes traveling diversity exhibits

GLAD (GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders)
18 Tremont St., Suite 950, Boston, MA 02108
(617) 426-1350;
Provides LGBTQ legal advice and advocacy in New England

Hampshire County LGBT
Site offered by the Hampshire County Regional Tourism Council 

Hampshire Pride
Organizes Northampton's annual LGBTQ Pride march and rally

Heron's Bridge/Valley Women's Martial Arts
1 Cottage St. #319, Easthampton;
Offers workshops and classes based in feminist social justice activism

LGBTQ Alcoholics Anonymous Group
Meetings are Fridays, 7:30 p.m., St. John's Episcopal Church, 48 Elm St., Northampton or by Zoom (Meeting ID: 960 6823 0869)

Mass Equality
100 Grove St., Suite 313, Worcester, MA 01605
(617) 878-2300;
Statewide LGBTQ advocacy organization

Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth
(508) 944-1287;
Independent state agency in support of LGBTQ youth

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
(617) 778-0591;
Statewide group fighting for trans rights

The Network/La Red
Hotline: 617-742-4911; 617-227-4911 (TTY); Office: 617-695-0877;
Survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in LGBTQ, kink, and polyamorous communities

PFLAG Franklin-Hampshire Chapter
fhcPFLAG@gmail.comFacebook page
​Meets virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. 

Rainbow Contra of Western Mass
Offers gender role-free dancing on the first Saturday of each month at 7 p.m. at the First Churches of Northampton, 129 Main St.

Rainbow Dodgeball of the Pioneer Valley
Plays on Mondays from 7-8:30 in Northampton during the winter and spring

Rainbow Elders
A group for LGBTQIA+ elders and their allies, which has virtual meetings on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, 1-2:30 p.m.

The Rainbow Times
Facebook page
Bi-weekly LGBTQ New England newspaper 

Safe Passage
76 Carlon Dr., Northampton
(413) 586-1125; 24-hr. crisis hotline: (413) 586-5066
Serves survivors of all genders, and has a LGBTQ+ Counselor Advocate and a Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender Nonconforming Outreach Advocate. Services are free, accessible to people with disabilities, confidential, and available in English, Spanish, and other languages 

Sexual Minorities Archives
135 Lincoln St., Holyoke; (413) 538-4750;
Collects, preserves, and makes accessible LGBTQ+ books and other materials. Researchers and visitors welcome

A trans-led community health and education organization in Northampton that provides pediatric and adult primary care, mental health services, gender-affirming hormone therapy, and monthly virtual and in-person peer support groups for individuals 13-18, 18-30, and over 30 years old

Translate Gender
Offers youth and family programming, gender-affirming psychotherapy, support groups, and community education

Trans Resistance MA
Boston-based TQBIPOC (Trans, Queer, Black, Indigenous People of Color) advocacy organization

UniTy of the Pioneer Valley
Support group for trans individuals based in Springfield