Boston, MA


Boston is a city of neighborhoods that melds history with the present day, but always with a cutting-edge perspective. Exploring the architecture of the area can be a hobby in itself, from Beacon Hill with its late 17th century architecture and the State House to Victorian-era Back Bay to the modern skyscrapers gracing the city’s skyline. World-renowned hospitals and medical research facilities have a home here, especially in the Mission Hill neighborhood and the West End. Education is well-represented, with universities, and schools dedicated to the arts, nursing, and dentistry. Boston has a passion for sports, and the city is home to major sports venues. The LGBT community has access to a lively nightlife that is not confined to the bar scene. In Fenway, the community also can take advantage of a major provider of health care, including a medical clinic and other support services, such as counseling and fertility assistance. An affiliate of the organization undertakes research on LGBT issues, including a project focusing on LGBT aging.

Greater Boston

Greater Boston includes towns rich in history, such as Lexington and Chelsea, which figured prominently in the Revolutionary War. Milton is the home of the longest running weather observatory in the country. Cambridge is world-famous for its graduate and undergraduate colleges and universities, as well as one of the best institutes of technology in the world. The arts, museums, sports venues, and job opportunities found in the city are in easy distance from all locations in Greater Boston Support services and other resources are available in several Greater Boston communities, such as groups to assist LGBT youth, and gay parents, as well as groups to assist the transgender community.

Metro West

This region includes 44 towns and cities that are located west of Boston and east of the city of Worcester, and accessible to both. It is an area that has many of the amenities of the city without the urban congestion. The business climate is conducive to a thriving economy, and employment opportunities for skilled workers are widely available. Companies with international reputations are based here, including the technology and biotech industries. Outside of an excellent economic climate, the region connects to bygone days with its present-day working farms and apple orchards. Golfing, sports and music venues, and outdoor recreation are icing on the cake. The Metro West area has a strong LGBT support network, which addresses transgender issues and LGBT youth homelessness.