Student Groups

Ace/Aro Support GroupAce/Aro Support Group is a closed space for those who identify as asexual, aromantic, questioning, or along either spectrum to affirm and celebrate their identities. Ace/Aro meets on a biweekly basis.

220 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Alliance at Simmons
The Alliance is a social and political organization for the Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer/Allied community at Simmons College. The Alliance provides a safe environment for the expression of human diversity, and respects confidentiality. We hope to provide entertainment, education, and outreach to the greater community.

300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

Amherst Athletes & Allies
Amherst Athletes & Allies is safe space for queer and trans athletes and their allies to discuss the intersectionality of their identities. Meetings are Monday nights on a monthly basis.

220 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Amherst Safe Space for Kinksters (ASK)
ASK is a social, support, and education group for kink, fetishes, BDSM, open/poly relationships and other alternative sexualities and relationships.

220 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Bridgewater State Univeristy: The Pride Center
To support the success of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and ally students and their peers, and to foster a campus climate of inclusion and equity.

Rondileau Campus Center, Room 109
131 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325

Bristol Community College: The Lambda Connection

G Building, Room 118
777 Elsbree St.
Fall River, MA 02720

Brown University:The Queer Alliance
The mission of the Queer Alliance is to facilitate the building of a diverse, inclusive, visible and active queer community at Brown.

Sarah Doyle Women’s Center
26 Benevolent St.
Providence, RI 02912

Brown University: The Next Thing 
Confidential discussion/support group for LGBTQ and questioning students of color.

Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center
75 Waterman St.
Providence, RI 02912

Brown University: GLAAM
GLAAM provides Brown University medical students with opportunities to advocate for LGBTQ patients, find physician mentors, and foster a strong student community.

Alpert Medical School
222 Richmond St.
Providence, RI 02903

Brown University: Deviant Minds, Deviant Bodies
The group is an intentional space that acknowledges the already existing intersections of the queer graduate community and the graduate community of color, while simultaneously offering a forum for the exploration of connections, attachments, and solidarities that may as yet have been unexplored by participants.

Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center
75 Waterman St.
Providence, RI 02912

Bryant University: Pride Center
A safe space for all Bryant community members to explore lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, ally, and related issues

1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917

CCRI: Triangle Alliance
An organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students and staff as well as allies.

Flannagan Campus, Room 1315
1762 Old Louisquisset Pike
Lincoln, RI 02865

EAGLE (Emerson Alliance of Gays Lesbians and Everyone
To provide a safe space where LGBTQIA students can come and receive support from their peers and fellow student leaders.

150 Bolyston Street
Boston, MA 02116

Johnson and Wales Providence: JWU Pride Alliance 
Aims to promote tolerance, understanding and unity between gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and straight students, faculty and staff of the Johnson & Wales University community.

8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 02903

LGBTQA at Bentley
Bentley University strives to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of the LGBTQ community and their allies.  Our campus fosters an atmosphere that values and supports all individuals no matter their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Through cross departmental collaborations, educational programming and workshops, the Bentley community dedicates itself to openness and mutual respect for all.

175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452

LBGTQ+ Services supports numerous student, employee, and alumni groups as well as other departments and initiatives on campus aiming to foster equity, intersectionality, and the continuum of social justice. From individual student support to organizational development and institutional policy advocacy, LBGTQ+ Services’ support, programming, and educational endeavors aim to enhance the experiences of MIT’s LBGTQ+ community.

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

LGBTQIA+ Support and Discussion Group
A weekly group sponsored by the Stonewall Center and the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH). For more information: contact the Stonewall Center.

265 Sunset Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002

Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association
Founded in 1985, the Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association (Mass LGBTQ Bar) is a voluntary state-wide professional association of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer lawyers and our allies, providing a visible LGBTQ presence within the Massachusetts legal community.

Boston, MA

The purpose of this group is to bring together the population of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight ally youth ages 13 to 23 to celebrate our community. The towns and cities that make up the Merrimack Valley area are so close, yet so far away in their customs, community, and views on queer rights issues. This group was created so that its members can find positive resources and support on these issues.  

Meetings will take place:
Mondays 6:30 to 8:30pm
@North Parish Unitarian Universalist
in North Andover Old Center
190 Academy Road
North Andover, MA 01845


Pride Alliance at Amherst College
Pride Alliance is the student organization for queer and trans students at Amherst College. Pride meets Thursday nights in the QRC.

220 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Providence College: SHEPARD
A support group for all members of the LGBTQQIAA* community who choose to become involved. The name is an acronym that stands for Stopping Homophobia, Eliminating Prejudice and Restoring Dignity.

1 Cunningham Square
Providence, RI 02918

QTPOC: Queer & Trans People of Color
QTPOC is a group for queer and trans students of color within the Five Colleges consortium.

220 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Queer & Trans Thursdays
Space for LGBTQ and heterosexual youth (24 and under) of color to foster coalition-building and organize to address intersections of oppressions.  Meets at room B7.

669 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907

RISD: Queer Student Association 
Strives to help queer-identifying students cope with life at RISD by providing a supportive structure paired with safe spaces for conversation.

2 College St.
Providence, RI 02903

Rhode Island College: Pride Alliance
The goal of this organization is to help those of different sexual orientations and identities (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer) be comfortable with who they are in the light of college life.

600 Mount Pleasant Ave.
Providence, RI 02908

Roger Williams University: Intercultural Center
To raise awareness and acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, pansexual, or questioning (LGBTQIAP+) people. Through the Intercultural Center (IC) we offer a direct resource area for all members of the LGBTQIAP+ communities and their allies.

1 Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809

Salve Regina University: The Alliance
Provides a safe place for LGBTQ students and allies to support each other, partake in social activities and create a platform for activism. The club “seeks wisdom and promotes universal justice,” as explained in the Salve Regina mission statement

100 Ochre Point Avenue
Newport, RI 02840

Suffolk LGBTQ
Two LGBTQ student organizations:

  • Rainbow Alliance for College of Arts & Sciences and Sawyer Business School students
  • Queer Law Alliance for Suffolk Law School student

8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108

The Alliance at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
A student organization at WPI whose mission to provide a voice and body for students of WPI of all sexual orientations and gender identities. The organization offers social and educational programming, and a support networks for students.

100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609

The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC)
A space to learn about gender, sex, and sexuality. The center is for everyone who has a gender or sexuality (that is everyone!). The GSRC celebrates all sexualities and consensual decisions about sex. You can find information about choosing to wait to have sex, and about safer hookups. You can find information about online dating, and surviving sexual assault. The GSRC is also the only place to get safer sex supplies (condoms, dental dams, and more) 24/7. Just swipe into the Jenness House and go upstairs.

10 Morley Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267

TransActive: Five College Trans Support Group
TransActive is a group for trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students within the Five Colleges consortium. It was founded with the goal of creating a stronger trans community in the Amherst area, and is open to those questioning their gender identity as well. Meetings are Sundays, 1-2:30pm.

220 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Trans and Gender-Nonconforming Student Support Group
A weekly support group sponsored by the Stonewall Center and the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH). For more information: contact the Stonewall Center.

265 Sunset Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002

Tufts LGBT Center
Founded in 1992, the LGBT Center offers a space for all students, faculty, and staff to explore their unique relationship to gender and sexuality through personal, activist, or academic lenses. The Center provides programming, advising, and educational resources and aims to improve the experience of gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, and transgender people at Tufts, as well as to provide campus-wide education about sexuality, gender, and the effects of heterosexism, cissupremacy, queerphobia, and other forms of dehumanization.

226 College Avenue
Bolles House
Medford, MA 02155

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth: Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality
Provide students with a safe and brave space to voice opinions and concerns on current social justice issues impacting women and the LGBTQ community.

285 Old Westport Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747

University of Rhode Island: Gender and Sexuality Center
Provides Education, Engagement, and Support for the URI campus community and beyond. Education programs allow the entire URI community explore concepts related to LGBTQ people and issues.

19 Upper College Road
Kingston, RI 02881

Youth Pride Inc.
An affirming space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning young people to build community, develop connections and be themselves.

743 Westminster St.
Providence, RI 02903