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LGBTQ+ and Queer Resources

MassBay is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that celebrates the intersecting identities of its entire community. We affirm the identities and experiences of our LGBTQ+ and queer population and actively strive to raise awareness and knowledge on campus to promote belonging and well-being. The institution embraces its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, asexual, gender-expansive, and two-spirit indigenous populations.


MassBay Campus Resources

Pride Alliance
The mission of the Pride Alliance is to provide LGBTQ+ members of the MassBay community a safe space to be themselves and provide awareness and education about the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community in the local area and in the world. Allies welcome too! All are welcome.

Meeting times: Tuesdays at 12:30pm in W503.

Join Pride Alliance on Discord →

Club Contacts: 
Advisors — Dustin Gerstenfield and Elizabeth Kinsman
President — Emily Kinsman
Vice President — Derin Saunders

Gender Inclusive Bathrooms
MassBay is committed to creating welcoming and inclusive spaces. On the Wellesley campus, there are five all-gender restrooms. One can be found on the first floor in the hallway by the SGA Office, three located between the Library Atrium and circulation desk, and another is on the third floor by room 327.

Map of Wellesley campus including all-gender restrooms →

On the Framingham campus, there are three located in the first-floor lobby

On the Ashland campus, there are two in the 270 Eliot Street building.

MassBay Chosen First Name Policy
MassBay recognizes that members of our community may wish to identify themselves with a first name that differs from their legal name. The College’s chosen name policy strives to support self-identification and believes a chosen name can and should be used wherever possible in the course of college education. Students may use a chosen first name wherever a legal name is not required.

Chosen Name Procedure and Policy

Chosen Name Form →


Queer Resources and General Information:

MassBay Library LGBTQIA2S+ Libguide →

Human Rights Campaign Glossary of Terms →

Two-Spirit People →


Local Resources

Out Metrowest →

GLASS (GLBTQ+ Adolescent Social Services) →

Boston Youth Pride→

BAGLY - The Boston Alliance of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Youth →

MassEquality →

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition →

Fenway Health →


National Resources

The Trevor Project

Human Rights Campaign →


Health Care Considerations for Two-Spirit and Indigeneous Communities →


Trans Student Educational Resources →