Umbrella – Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Youth

How You Can Help  

OUT MetroWest - UmbrellaUmbrella is a trans-facilitated program for transgender and gender non-conforming high school youth. Umbrella is a supportive, social, and educational group facilitated by trans adults. It is an ever-expanding space that encompasses a full spectrum of identities: transgender, genderqueer, gender-bending, gender-expansive, and questioning. A clinician from Wayside Youth & Family Support Network is present on-site at Umbrella meetings.

First Location

The first Wednesday of every month (except holidays) 6:45-8:30 p.m. Parish Hall of the Unitarian Universalist Society 309 Washington Street Wellesley Hills, MA Directions We put signs on the doors so you know where to go.

Second Location

The third Wednesday of every month (except holidays) 6:45-8:30p.m. First Parish Framingham 24 Vernon Street Framingham, MA Directions We put signs on the doors so you know where to go.  
Umbrella News and Upcoming Events
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    Two weeks ’til Youth Pride

    Boston’s Youth Pride celebration is just two weeks from tomorrow, on Saturday, May 20. If you’re interested in marching with OUT MetroWest, contact Courtney to reserve your free t-shirt. We’ll be traveling to and from City Hall Plaza via the Riverside train station in Newton. If you’d like to travel with us, Courtney can provide details!

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    Wise Words from Chris Mosier

    We were extremely fortunate to work with a generous donor and the folks at Framingham High School to bring world-class athlete Chris Mosier to town on March 15. The bleachers at the John F. Kennedy Athletic Complex were full of a diverse crowd of local residents eager to hear Chris’s inspiring story. From young children and Umbrella teen participants to elected officials …

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    GSA Summit Application is Live

    Applications are being accepted for the 2017 Massachusetts GSA Student Leadership Summit, which will take place August 12-14 at UMass Amherst. Students who will be in grades 9-12 during the 2017/18 school year are eligible to apply. The program is free, and all individuals who are accepted will be provided with overnight accommodations at UMass Amherst, meals, and transportation. While the …

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