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    Fall Family Event at Lookout Farm

    We’re hosting our next event for LGBTQ families on Sunday, October 15 at Lookout Farm in South Natick. This free event will feature a train ride, farm animals, cider donuts, and kids’ activities like a Moon Bounce. We’ll have a dedicated party tent for LGBTQ …

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    Positions available

    We’re currently seeking facilitators for our Nexus and Umbrella programs.  These paid positions are a wonderful way to contribute to the lives of LGBTQ young people. For more information about the positions and how to apply, please check out our Job Openings page.

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    Come Out & Celebrate: Honoree Announced and Tickets Available

    We are thrilled to share that our fourth annual Come Out & Celebrate gala will honor Dr. Asa Sevelius, principal of the Heath School in Brookline. Dr. Sevelius is the first out transgender principal in Massachusetts and amongst the very few out trans school leaders …

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    Ice Cream and a Movie

    Wednesday, July 12 is looking extra-delicious. All LGBTQ youth from ages 11 to 18 are invited to an ice cream party from 1:30-4 at The Morse Institute Library in downtown Natick! We’ll be showing a movie, playing games, applying temporary tattoos, and making buttons and ice …

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    Drop-In Hours: Spread the Word

    Here’s the flyer for our July and August drop-in hours on Thursday afternoons! Please feel free to share with friends!  

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    OUT MetroWest Summer Programs

    OUT MetroWest’s youth programs run year-round, and we’re excited to let you know what we have planned for July and August. As usual, WAGLY and Umbrella will welcome high school youth. Over the summer, this includes those who’ll enter 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades in the …

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    The Fund for Wellesley Supports Umbrella

    This month, we will receive a grant from The Foundation for MetroWest’s Fund for Wellesley. The $7,525 grant will support Umbrella’s Wellesley meetings for transgender and gender non-conforming high school youth. Our Umbrella program provides youth opportunities to meet adult trans role models and to …

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    Our Next LGBTQ Family Event

    Get your pre-Pride dose of LGBTQ family bonding! We’ve reserved Jam Time‘s Maynard location from 4-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 4. All LGBTQ families are welcome. Wondering if you qualify as an LGBTQ family? We think you do! Single queer mom? Yup! Lesbian grandma babysitting? Sure! Transgender …

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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 …

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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 …