Where LGBTQ+ Youth Thrive

OUT MetroWest builds communities where LGBTQ+ youth thrive. Our free programs connect LGBTQ+ youth with supportive peers and LGBTQ+ adult role models.

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Our Youth Programs

Elementary Age Programs

Shine is our program for gender expansive young children, Pre-K through Grade 5.

Glow is our program for LGBTQ+ young children, Pre-K through Grade 5.

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Middle School Age Programs

Nexus is our program for LGBTQ+ middle school youth in grades 6 through 8. (Queer history fact: Nexus was the first community program specifically for LGBTQ+ middle school youth in Massachusetts!). Schedule: Every Tuesday (except holidays), 6:30-8pm

Drop-in is our unstructured program for LGBTQ+ middle school and high school youth. Join us for board games, music, books, movies, and videos in our center. Come hang out with friends and mentors! Schedule: Every program night, 6pm until the start of programs.

We host Satellite events for middle and high school age youth around MetroWest, in rotating locations. Please check out our calendar and join our newsletter for the most up to date information.

High School Age Programs

Umbrella is our program for transgender, non-binary, and gender questioning high school youth. Schedule: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month (except holidays), 6:45-8:30pm

Prism is our program for LGBTQ+ youth in grades 9 through 12. Schedule: Every Monday (except holidays), 6:45-8:30pm

Drop-in is our unstructured program for LGBTQ+ middle school and high school youth. Join us for board games, music, books, movies, and videos in our center. Come hang out with friends and mentors! Schedule: Every program night, 6pm until the start of programs.

We host Satellite events for middle and high school age youth around MetroWest, in rotating locations. Please check out our calendar and join our newsletter for the most up to date information.

Young Adult Programs

Nova is our monthly program for LGBTQ+ young adults ages 19-29.

Youth who attended programs at the high school age or younger are considered “Alums” of OUT MetroWest after high school. The Alum Program offers periodic events, in-person and virtually, to stay connected with your OUT MetroWest community.

OUT on the Block ft. Ants on a Log – Come together with Pride!

We are so excited to host the community again this year for our annual OUT on the Block Pride celebration! Hangout with us on Sunday, June 23rd from 2-5pm at 160 Hollis Street. Come meet our new Executive Director, Mel! Enjoy tie-dye and lawn games! Free dessert from Kona Ice (while supplies last)! Community partners, and […]

OUT MetroWest’s new Executive Director: Mel Pace (they/she)!

Please welcome Mel Pace as our Executive Director It’s my sincere pleasure to announce that Mel Pace (they/she) has started as our new Executive Director! Mel brings a wealth of experience in nonprofit management. Their most recent role was as the Projects + Grants Manager at Love Your Labels.  I hope you will all join me in welcoming Mel as they transition to lead us […]

Our 2024 Spring Auction is LIVE!

With  over $13,000 worth of items to bid on, and more items dropping later on, there is something for everyone! Rolling Stones and P!nk tickets. handmade pottery. spa and massage gift cards. certificates to local restaurants and experiences, curling classes. and SO. MUCH. MORE!! Be sure to bid often and bid HIGH – as every dollar raised […]

Trivia Night is BACK!

After 5 years, we are excited to bring an OUT MetroWest classic BACK in person. Please join us for Trivia Night on May 16th from 6-8:30pm at Framingham High School, with drag trivia host Missy Steak! Come Nerd OUT with OUT MetroWest, friends, family, and community members! Register as an individual ($35) and we will group you […]

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