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    Interim Executive Director Announced

    The OUT MetroWest Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Sawyer Bethel, LICSW has been named Interim Executive Director of OUT MetroWest. A member of the Board since 2015 and a partner in the organization’s work since 2013, Sawyer is deeply committed to LGBTQ …

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    Additional block of tickets available

    Trivia Night is such a fantastic community-building event, and we don’t want to turn anyone away! With that in mind, we’ve opened up an additional block of tickets for guests who haven’t yet purchased theirs. Between April 1 and April 5, you can buy tickets …

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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 …

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    Trivia Night Tickets On-Sale!

    Our third annual Trivia Night and Silent Auction is right around the corner! Framingham High School has once again kindly offered to host us for an evening of great fun and friendly competition. The event will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. …

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    OUT MetroWest Response to Withdrawal of Federal Guidance

    “We’re disappointed by President Trump’s decision to rescind federal guidelines protecting transgender students. We’re fortunate that Massachusetts has long been at the forefront of driving equality and social justice for the LGBTQ community, and we’re grateful for all those who have ensured the safety of transgender students …

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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 …

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    WAGLY Canceled Tonight

    Due to inclement weather, tonight’s WAGLY meeting is canceled. We will reschedule our presentation from REACH to an upcoming meeting. Be safe, and we’ll see you at our next WAGLY meeting in two weeks!

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    OUT MetroWest Hosts Family Event at Jam Time Natick

    Thanks to grants from Avidia Bank and the Foundation for MetroWest, we hosted an event for LGBTQ families on Saturday, February 11. With the event sandwiched between two snowstorms, we were grateful to have reserved Jam Time’s indoor play space for children ages infant to six. …

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    Walnut Hill School for the Arts Returns to Nexus

    On January 11, members of the Walnut Hill School for the Arts GSA facilitated activities at our Framingham Nexus meeting. Participants particularly enjoyed an arts game that combined creative writing and drawing to yield unpredictable results. This is the second time Walnut Hill students have led …

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    Erich Haygun performing at WAGLY

    On Monday, January 30, we’re welcoming National Poetry Slam Champion Erich Haygun to WAGLY. Erich represents The House Slam, the first poetry slam venue located in his hometown of Boston. Erich’s work is forthcoming in The Dead Animal Handbook (University of Hell Press, 2016), and …