Community Organizations

East Coast FTM Group
Facebook page;
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
(413) 256-1611;;
Organizes traveling diversity exhibits

Fenway Health's Western Mass Violence Recovery Program
Toll-fee 800-834-3242
Provides support to people who have experienced domestic violence, sexual violence, anti-LGBTQ hate violence, and police misconduct

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

GLBT Alcoholics Anonymous Group
Meetings are Fridays, 7:30 p.m., St. John's Episcopal Church, 48 Elm St., Northampton

Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning Men's Support Group
Mondays, 7 –  9 p.m., Edward's Church, Main and State Sts., Northampton.
Sponsored by the Men's Resource Center. More information:

Hampshire County LGBT site
from the Hampshire County Regional Tourism Council 

Lavender Country and Folk Dancers
(413) 247-9604;
A community for gender role-free dancing

Longmeadow Support Group for Parents, Family, and Friends of LGBTQIA People
(413) 539-0864
Meets the first Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m., First Church of Christ, 763 Longmeadow St., Longmeadow

Mass Equality
128A Tremont St., Suite 4R, Boston, MA 02108-3011
(617) 878-2300;;
Group defending same-sex marriages in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth

Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus
11 Beacon St., Suite 430, Boston, MA 02108
617-248-0776; Facebook page.

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
PO Box 960784, Boston, MA 02196
(617) 778-0591;;
Statewide group fighting for transgender rights

Men of Northampton (MoNoho)
Facebook page.
A social and recreational group for gay men in the Northampton area

The Network/La Red
PO Box 6011, Boston, MA 02114
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, SM, and polyamorous communities

Noho Men’s Social
More information:
Gathers on the third Friday of each month, 6 –  9 p.m., Fairfield Inn, 115A Conz St., Northampton

Northampton Pride
(413) 341-0122;;
Organizes Northampton's annual LGBT Pride march and rally

PFLAG Franklin-Hampshire Chapter
Brenda at (860) 916-9867 or fhcPFLAG@gmail.com; Facebook: "PFLAG Franklin-Hampshire Chapter" 
​Meets twice month virtually until further notice. Support, education, and advocacy for LGBTQIA+ people and those who love them

Pioneer Valley Gay Men's Chorus; Facebook page.

Pioneer Valley LGBTQ Women's Meetup Group

Rainbow Elders
A group for LGBTQIA+ elders and their straight and younger allies to build connections and find resources. Holds a monthly luncheon on the third Thursday of each month, noon-2 p.m., South County Senior Center, 67 North Main St., South Deerfield

The Rainbow Times
Bi-weekly LGBTQ New England newspaper 

Safe Passage
76 Carlon Dr., Northampton
(413) 586-1125; 24-hr. crisis hotline: (413) 586-5066; toll-free (888) 345-5282;
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
(413) 584-7616;; Facebook page;
Local, regional, and national collection of LGBT literature, history, and art. Researchers and visitors welcome. Call or email for an appointment

Straight Spouse Network
Jane: (413) 625-6636;; national group:
Confidential support and resources for heterosexual spouses and partners of LGBT people

UniTy of the Pioneer Valley
Facebook page.
Support group for transgender individuals; meets monthly in Springfield

Valley Women's Martial Arts
1 Cottage St. (Route 141), Easthampton
(413) 320-3248;
Introductory and ongoing instruction in self-defense and martial arts for women and girls, offered on a sliding scale