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Mr. Boston Bear and Cub contest applications deadline Sept 30

Mass Bears and Cubs will be hosting their annual Mr. Boston Bear and Cub contest on Saturday, October 13th at the Alley Bar in Downtown Crossing. Contestants will compete for the 2019 Mr. Boston Bear and Mr. Boston Cub titles on the same night.

Applications to participate must be submitted by Monday, September 30th. For more information and to download a copy of the application visit the Massbearz contest application.

gay boston, Mass bears and cubsMark your calendars for Massbearz Mr. Boston Bear & Cub contest
Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018: Application Deadline for Mr. Boston Bear & Cub
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018: Mr. Boston Bear & Cub contest

This year’s events’ activities include:

  • Meet and Greet Friday, Oct. 12that 8 pm at the Alley Bar
  • Competition Saturday, Oct. 13that 9 pm at the Alley Bar
  • Victory Brunch Sunday, Oct. 14that 2 pm at Cathedral Station
  • Victory Bears and Cubs Tea – A Special Edition of *SIP* at     Jacque’s Cabaret Underground from 6pm to 9pm

What to do this week: September 17 – 23

The fall may be the busiest time of year for Boston. Below I’ve shared 50 programs, events, parties and festivals all happening this week. Some events I’d like to highlight include a new drag night for Boston called Drag Gauntlet at Jacques on Tuesday, Mean Girls plays on Thursday at the Coolidge, and the 2018 Boston Spirit Magazine Drag Idol on Saturday at Club Cafe.

For foodies checkout one of  these festivals this weekend, the 5th Annual Lantern Festival 2018 in Chinatown, Phantom Gourmet Food Festival in the Fenway and the Fluff the 13th!  at Union Square in Somerville

Gay cult favorite, Mean Girls, plays at the Coolidge this Thursday at 7PM

MONDAY – THURSDAY

Pizza & Game Night is every Monday from 5-9PM (check out their ping pong and foosball tables) at Dorchester Brewery in Dorchester

Serve with the Strikers at Community Servings Roll up your sleeves and contribute to a good cause off the field! The Boston Strikers are volunteering with Community Servings to prepare made-from-scratch meals for home-bound and critically ill individuals from 6-8PM in JP

Drag Bingo is every Monday starting at 7PM free to play at Club Cafe in Boston

Cards Against Sobriety hosted every Monday night at the Alley join your friends for a fun game of Cards Against Humanity starting at 8PM in Boston

Trivia Tuesday is every Tuesday at the Dorchester Brewing Company and starts at 7:30PM in Dorchester

gay boston, milky way cafeDirty Water Saloon Line Dancing for Queers & friends has country-western two-step, west coast swing and line dancing each Tuesday from 7-10PM (all are welcome) at the Milky Way Lounge in JP

Boston Drag Gauntlet (Premiere) Come to Jacques on Tuesday from 7:30-9PM  to see the very first Boston Drag Gauntlet as competitors got to battle in their very first challenge in Boston

Showtune Tuesday hosted by VJ Ryan Grow starts at 9PM every Tuesday at dbar in Dorchester

Karaoke Night starts at 10PM every Tuesday at Jacques in Boston

Stump Trivia with Jonathan Brett is guaranteed fun and has lots of prizes (trivia starts at 8PM) hosted every Tuesday at Club Cafe in Boston

gay bostonQueer Boston Board Gamers is meeting Thursday from 6-9PM at the Cambridge Center Foyer in Kendall Square in Cambridge

Sports Night at BLEND  is every Wednesday night at BLEND (formerly Peggy O’Neil’s pub) in Dorchester

Siren Trivia is every Wednesday at 9PM at the Trophy Room bar in Boston

Atomic Karaoke with DJ Stevie Psyclone & Jonathan Brett is every Wednesday at Club Cafe in Boston

Queers With Beers: Allston Edition takes over Aeronaut Allston for a night of drinks, hangs, live music, and food trucks from 6-10PM in Allston

REWIND: Mean Girls it may not be Wednesday but grab something pink an dhead over to the Coolidge Corner Theater on Thursday to see this gay cult classic, starting at 7PM in Brookline

Bear Trivia Night is at 8PM every Thursday at The Alley Bar in DTX Boston

YES on 3 – Queeraoke FUNdrager this November voters will face the first-ever statewide popular vote on protections for transgender people from discrimination. A “yes” vote on Question 3 keeps the current law protecting trans peeps in Massachusetts – show support and come down to Queeraoke in JP

Karaoke Thursdays is every Thursday at Machine with your hosts Rob Botelho and Emphysema Menthol 100s in Boston

#Yaasss Thursdays presents: Sissy That Walk weekly drag competition the last Thursday of each month Showtime: 12:30AM at Club Cafe in Boston

THE WEEKEND

Queer Inclusive Climbing Klub (QuICK) Pizza night and climbing club at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville

Astronomy After Hours (free)is every Friday  through October 26th (weather permitting) at the Gilliland Observatory on the roof of the Museum of Science 

Penny 4 Ya Thoughts?  come over to Jacques to watch your favorite local comedians share their worst dating stories. In between the show, we swipe on Tinder (Grindr, Bumble, etc.) to help a comedian AND an audience member find a match. Hosted by comedian and dating expert Penny Oswin – this Friday from 7:30 – 10PM in Boston

Dueling Drag Divas are back this year performing every Friday and Saturday at 8PM at Mainestreet in Ogunquit

Casual Fridays is a weekly dance party with no cover featuring DJ Begbick at the Alley Bar in DTX

XO Friday is the weekly dance party hosted by DJ Stevie Psyclone (no cover before 11PM) at Club Cafe every Friday

School is Back in Session with Calvin Banks this Friday at the Mirarbar from 9PM-2AM in PVD

LUV | 90s Divas JDD and Math3ca open and play digital files containing groovy 90’s divas that will give you life on Friday from 10PM – 1AM at the Milky Way in JP

5th Annual Lantern Festival 2018 is Saturday from 10AM – 6PM in Boston’s Chinatown

Phantom Gourmet Food Festival is Saturday from 12-4PM along Lansdowne and Ipswich Streets – get a discount for buying tickets ahead of time at this event which often sells out in the Fenway

Fluff the 13th! will feature musical performances, a cooking contest, Fluff-themed games, activities on Saturday from 3-7PM at Union Square in Somerville

2018 Boston Spirit Magazine Drag Idol Six contenders will take the stage at Club Cafe on Saturday evening from 6-9PM to win your hearts, and the praise of our three celebrity judges and majestic mistress of ceremonies, Verna Turbulence in Boston

H E R O E S Saturday (New Venue) Retro dance party hosted the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from 10PM-2AM at Sonia (formerly TT The Bear’s Place) in Central Square

Video Night Tracks every Saturday night join VJ Ryan Grow at Cathedral Station starting at 9:30PM

The Donkey Show is the ultimate disco experience is a story inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream each Saturday at Club Oberon in Cambridge.

Grunt is a weekly dance party with no cover for burly men and their admirers, starting at 10PM at the Alley Bar in DTX

DONT ASK DONT TELL: Club Kid ft. DJ Accident Report (NYC)  check out this months super cool theme and get into the spirit by dressing the part on Saturday night at Great Scott in Allston

UNITE Saturdays is a weekly dance party at Club Cafe with DJ Susan Esthera (no cover before 11PM) in Boston

gay boston, dj jay inedbar Glows ULTRA Violet! dance partyIt’s Big, Black, and Bright! dbar’s Black Light party is ready to drape you from head to toe in glowing UV madness. Wear your brightest Neon clothes so you are sure to Glow! Body Painting and live art by Christopher Davis. Music by Jay Ine Saturday in Dorchester

SoWa Open Market SoWa Open Market is now open every Sunday from 10AM – 4PM through the end of October in Boston

Queer History Video Digitization Pop-up this is an open call to all queer history makers, activists, artists, collectors and amateur video documenters! 

Brunch of Queens at the Bell in Hand! this Sunday from 11AM – 3PM in Boston

Drag Me To Brunch September Drag yourself to Carrie Nation Cocktail Club and check-out what all the buzz is about  starting at 11AM; the drag show runs from 2pm-4pm(ish) in Boston

Dorchester Bike & Brew 2018 this community festival is designed to showcase the growing cycling community in Dorchester and will run from 5-9PM on Sunday at Peabody Square in Dorchester

*sip* presents Y2K with Guest DJ Brent Covington is this Sunday from 6-10PM at Jacques in Boston

Sunday Tea Dance never has a cover and always has great music from 70s 80s & 90s, starting at 6PM no cover every Sunday at Club Cafe in Boston

Karaoke at the Alley is every Sunday starting at 8PM in Boston

Pajama Party is a weekly dance party hosted every Sunday starting at 10PM at Machine in Boston

Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar in the Theater District is every Sunday starting at 10PM in Boston

Send me information about your upcoming programs and events in my blog’s comment section or message me the details on Facebook.

What to do this weekend

club kid, gay bostonThe big news this weekend is the closing party for one of Boston’s last gay nightclubs that sold their property after they received a sweet deal. Paradise “Last Dance” Closing Party is Saturday night from 10PM to 3AM. 

It also happens to be opening weekend for three local theater companies: SpeakEasy Stage Co’s production of Between Riverside and Crazy, Zeitgeist Stage presents, Vicuña and Central Square Theater’s production of Truth Values. For a more complete listing of local theater productions playing this fall visit my post, Boston Theater Companies New Fall Shows

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St. John The Baptist Greek Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at St. John the Baptist Greek church on Union Park Street in the South End

Queer Inclusive Climbing Klub (QuICK) Pizza night and climbing club at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville

Dueling Drag Divas are back this year performing every Friday and Saturday at 8PM at Mainestreet in Ogunquit

War on the Catwalk: The Queens From Season 10 starts at 7PM on Friday at the House of Blues in the Fenway

Astronomy After Hours (free)is every Friday  through October 26th (weather permitting) at the Gilliland Observatory on the roof of the Museum of Science 

FUZZ is a monthly dance party with no cover (or attitude) just great music from DJs Brent Covington andTaffy, starting at 10PM at the Alley Bar in DTX

XO Friday is the weekly dance party hosted by DJ Stevie Psyclone (no cover before 11PM) at Club Cafe every Friday

Lucky 13 Amateur Burlesque Competition will include 13 contestants perform solo burlesque acts from 7:30-9:30PM on Saturday night at Club Cafe

Video Night Tracks every Saturday night join VJ Ryan Grow at Cathedral Station starting at 9:30PM

The Donkey Show is the ultimate disco experience is a story inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream each Saturday at Club Oberon in Cambridge.

GRUNT Gear Party is this Saturday at The Alley – wear your Singlet, Leather, Underwear, Uniform, Rubber at this fetish night (clothes check available)

UNITE Saturdays is a weekly dance party at Club Cafe with DJ Susan Esthera (no cover before 11PM) in Boston

MAGNUM Saturday is at dbar with their Ultra Glow Party starting at 10PM

Paradise “Last Dance” CLOSING Party Say goodbye to Paradise in Cambridge at their closing party; ownership sold their building and will be closing for good this month

Harbor to the Bay annual bike ride from Boston to Provincetown raises money for AIDS service organizations in Massachusetts

SoWa Open Market SoWa Open Market is now open every Sunday from 10AM – 4PM through the end of October in Boston

Drag Me To Brunch Drag yourself to Carrie Nation Cocktail Club and check-out what all the buzz is about  starting at 11AM; the drag show runs from 2pm-4pm(ish) in Boston

Dragapolooza Paint Party for Charity! starts at 4PM on Sunday at Jacques and will go to help raise money for the Lupus Foundation of America

Bear Tea Dance never has a cover and always has great music from 70s 80s & 90s, starting at 6PM no cover every Sunday at Club Cafe in Boston

Karaoke at the Alley is every Sunday starting at 8PM in Boston

Pajama Party is a weekly dance party hosted every Sunday starting at 10PM at Machine in Boston

Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar in the Theater District is every Sunday starting at 10PM in Boston

Caption this photo

men in speedos, handsome, hunk,Hopefully the caption I’ve shared below inspires you to offer up a caption or two of your own. This week’s photo comes from the very popular Instagram account, @gayswithstories. Leave a witty or funny caption as a comment for this post, and I’ll approve it for readers to enjoy.

“What shall we call him?”

What to do this week: September 10 – 16

Check out one or more of the 40+ suggested events, parties and programs I’ve outlined below which take place this week in Boston, Ptown and OGT.

I’d like to give a special shout out to a handful of events that you may not be aware of including “Guy Bowl” Bowling Night on Tuesday at Lucky Strike, Gay Secrets of the MFA on Wednesday and Boys Night Out on Thursday at The Ghost Walks bar in Chinatown.

Over the weekend head over to St. John The Baptist Greek Festival in the South End and indulge on their delicious food. I also wanted to give a shout out for Paradise “Last Dance” CLOSING Party on Saturday night.

Men of Melanin Magic,MONDAY – THURSDAY

Pizza & Game Night is every Monday from 5-9PM (check out their ping pong and foosball tables) at Dorchester Brewery in Dorchester

Queers with Beers: Technically Still Summer head over to Aeronaut Brewing Company starting at 6PM to enjoy some suds with buds in Somerville

Harbor to the Bingo is a special edition of Club Cafe’s weekly Monday bingo starting at 7PM to raise money for this week’s H2B ride in Boston

Cards Against Sobriety hosted every Monday night at the Alley join your friends for a fun game of Cards Against Humanity starting at 8PM in Boston

Trivia Tuesday is every Tuesday at the Dorchester Brewing Company and starts at 7:30PM in Dorchester

“Guy Bowl” Bowling Night has been organized by a new gay social group called Guy Social Boston on Tuesday at Lucky Strike in Fenway – tickets include 2 hours of unlimited bowling, free shoe rental, pool and other table games 

Showtune Tuesday hosted by VJ Ryan Grow starts at 9PM every Tuesday at dbar in Dorchester

Pop2k Tuesdays Nicki Minaj vs. Cardi B this party starts at 9PM on Tuesday at the Dark Lady in PVD

Karaoke Night starts at 10PM every Tuesday at Jacques in Boston

Stump Trivia with Jonathan Brett is guaranteed fun and has lots of prizes (trivia starts at 8PM) hosted every Tuesday at Club Cafe in Boston

Queer Boston Board Gamers is meeting Wednesday from 6-9PM with meet ups and games in both Quincy and Medford this week

2nd Annual Dine OUT for Equality is on Wednesday, starting at 6PM in various locations through out Maine to raise $$$ for EqualityMaine

gay boston, oscar wilde toursGay Secrets of the MFA hosted by Oscar Wilde Tours this Wednesday – tickets are required and starts at 6:15 at the MFA in the Fenway

Boston Poetry Slam starts at 7PM on Wednesday at the Cantab Lounge in Central Square in Cambridge

Sports Night at Peggy’s  is every Wednesday night at Peggy O’Neil’s pub in Dorchester

Siren Trivia is every Wednesday at 9PM at the Trophy Room bar in Boston

Atomic Karaoke with DJ Stevie Psyclone & Jonathan Brett is every Wednesday at Club Cafe in Boston

gay bostonDavid Scondras reads from his memoir “Angels, Liars, and Thieves” presented by The History Project on Thursday starting at 6:30PM in Boston

Bear Trivia Night is at 8PM every Thursday at The Alley Bar in DTX Boston

Boys Night Out is on Thursday at The Ghost Walks bar in Chinatown (hosted by The Men of Melanin Magic) – check out this friendly men of color LGBTQ social group

Karaoke Thursdays is every Thursday at Machine with your hosts Rob Botelho and Emphysema Menthol 100s in Boston

#Yaasss Thursdays presents: Sissy That Walk weekly drag competition the last Thursday of each month Showtime: 12:30AM at Club Cafe in Boston

gay boston, chris harris presentsTHE WEEKEND

St. John The Baptist Greek Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at St. John the Baptist Greek church on Union Park Street in the South End

Queer Inclusive Climbing Klub (QuICK) Pizza night and climbing club at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville

Dueling Drag Divas are back this year performing every Friday and Saturday at 8PM at Mainestreet in Ogunquit

War on the Catwalk: The Queens From Season 10 starts at 7PM on Friday at the House of Blues in the Fenway

Astronomy After Hours (free)is every Friday  through October 26th (weather permitting) at the Gilliland Observatory on the roof of the Museum of Science 

FUZZ is a monthly dance party with no cover (or attitude) just great music from DJs Brent Covington andTaffy, starting at 10PM at the Alley Bar in DTX

XO Friday is the weekly dance party hosted by DJ Stevie Psyclone (no cover before 11PM) at Club Cafe every Friday

Video Night Tracks every Saturday night join VJ Ryan Grow at Cathedral Station starting at 9:30PM

TheaterThe Donkey Show is the ultimate disco experience is a story inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream each Saturday at Club Oberon in Cambridge.

GRUNT Gear Party is this Saturday at The Alley – wear your Singlet, Leather, Underwear, Uniform, Rubber at this fetish night (clothes check available)

UNITE Saturdays is a weekly dance party at Club Cafe with DJ Susan Esthera (no cover before 11PM) in Boston

MAGNUM Saturday is at dbar with their Ultra Glow Party starting at 10PM

Paradise “Last Dance” CLOSING Party Say goodbye to Paradise in Cambridge at their closing party; ownership sold their building and will be closing for good this month

Harbor to the Bay annual bike ride from Boston to Provincetown raises money for AIDS service organizations in Massachusetts

SoWa Open Market SoWa Open Market is now open every Sunday from 10AM – 4PM through the end of October in Boston

carrie cocktail nationDrag Me To Brunch Drag yourself to Carrie Nation Cocktail Club and check-out what all the buzz is about  starting at 11AM; the drag show runs from 2pm-4pm(ish) in Boston

Dragapolooza Paint Party for Charity! starts at 4PM on Sunday at Jacques and will go to help raise money for the Lupus Foundation of America

Sunday Retro Tea Dance never has a cover and always has great music from 70s 80s & 90s, starting at 6PM no cover every Sunday at Club Cafe in Boston

Karaoke at the Alley is every Sunday starting at 8PM in Boston

Pajama Party is a weekly dance party hosted every Sunday starting at 10PM at Machine in Boston

Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar in the Theater District is every Sunday starting at 10PM in Boston

Send me information about your upcoming programs and events in my blog’s comment section or message me the details on Facebook.

What to do this weekend

welcome back college students

Welcome back to the estimated 140,000 students who moved to Boston this week

There is plenty happening this weekend in and around Boston including the 92nd Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas & Damian on Friday and the 31st Annual Swim for Life on Saturday in Provincetown.

If you’re looking to go out but are on a budget check out SoWa First Friday  from 5-9PM and peruse dozens of galleries and scores of artist studios in SoWa or if you’d rather go out dancing consider the monthly fetish party, FASCINATION Friday at Jacques. This Saturday Paradise will host their party, M O B D Muscle Otter Bear Daddy, which could be their last if rumors are true that Paradise will close later this month.  For a full list of activities, events and parties this weekend check out the full post below.

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GQB: Back-to-School Edition is this Friday at the Hong Kong in Harvard Square

92nd Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas & Damian starts Friday afternoon and runs until 10PM in East Cambridge

SoWa First Friday takes place from 5-9PM and is IMHO the best free event you can attend solo, with friends or for a date so if you’ve not been in a while check it out this Friday in Boston

Queer Inclusive Climbing Klub (QuICK) Pizza night and climbing club at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville

Dueling Drag Divas are back this year performing every Friday and Saturday at 8PM at Mainestreet in Ogunquit

GQB: Back-to-School Edition head over to the Hong Kong in Harvard Square anytime after 9PM and prepare to have a blast in Cambridge

Casual Fridays is a weekly dance party with no cover featuring DJ Begbick at the Alley Bar in DTX

XO Friday is the weekly dance party hosted by DJ Stevie Psyclone (no cover before 11PM) at Club Cafe every Friday

FASCINATION Friday is a monthly gear/ fetish/ kink night at Jacques the 1st and 4th Friday of the month in Boston

AIDS Support Group for Cape Cod

31st Annual Swim for Life takes place this Saturday at 9AM at the Boatslip to raise money for the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod in Provincetown

LEGO Night (adults only) is Saturday starting at 7PM at the Trident Cafe and Booksellers in the Back Bay

Boston Night Market takes place at Government Center starting at 4PM and runs through 10PM (general admission is $10) in Boston

SILVER at Blend (previously known as Peggy’s) is this Saturday starting at 10PM with a portion of the cover going to G.O.A.L. New England in Dorchester

H E R O E S Saturday (New Venue) Retro dance party hosted the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from 10PM-2AM at Sonia (formerly TT The Bear’s Place) in Central Square

Video Night Tracks every Saturday night join VJ Ryan Grow at Cathedral Station starting at 9:30PM

The Donkey Show is the ultimate disco experience is a story inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream each Saturday at Club Oberon in Cambridge.

Grunt is a weekly dance party with no cover for burly men and their admirers, starting at 10PM at the Alley Bar in DTX

UNITE Saturdays is a weekly dance party at Club Cafe with DJ Susan Esthera (no cover before 11PM) in Boston

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M O B D Muscle Otter Bear Daddy brought to you by Chris Harris Presents at Paradise on Saturday – doors open at 10PM in Cambridge

Open Newbury Street turns Boston’s Newbury Street into a pedestrian promenade from 10AM – 6PM on Sunday in Boston

SoWa Open Market SoWa Open Market is now open every Sunday from 10AM – 4PM through the end of October in Boston

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus Auditions are this Sunday – click on the link for more details and best of luck to you

Bear Brunch is this Sunday at Trophy Room from 1-4PM in Boston

Drag Me To Brunch Enjoy Carrie Nation Cocktail Club’s buffet brunch from 11AM-3PM; drag show runs from 2-4PM(ish) in Boston

Sunday Tea Dance never has a cover and always has great music from 70s 80s & 90s, starting at 6PM no cover every Sunday at Club Cafe in Boston

Karaoke at the Alley is every Sunday starting at 8PM in Boston

Pajama Party is a weekly dance party hosted every Sunday starting at 10PM at Machine in Boston

Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar in the Theater District is every Sunday starting at 10PM in Boston

Send me information about your upcoming programs and events in my blog’s comment section or message me the details on Facebook.

Making friends: Boston’s LGBTQ social groups

gay men, gay friends, gay clubsWith the influx  of so many new residents at the start of each academic year, I like to update and share this post each September.

If you are new to the area or looking to meet more people outside of a bar setting the groups listed below might be a good first step. Check out my accompanying post, Boston’s gay sports clubs / teams.

BAGLY is a youth-led, adult-supported social support organization committed to social justice, and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs and policies for gay youth (volunteers are always welcome).

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus is one of New England’s largest and most successful community-based choruses.  Auditions are being held on Sunday, September 9th

Boston Gay Men’s Books Club is monthly book club on MeetUp featuring literature by and about gay men. This month’s book is Night Soil by Dale Peck. They will next meet on Monday, September 24 at 7PM at Trident Booksellers on Newbury Street in Back Bay.

Boston Prime Timers is a social organization of mature gay and bisexual men and their friends who join together for educational, support, and social activities.

Dignity Boston is a progressive, inclusive community of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics and their allies. 

Fenway Health has been serving the local LGBT community for more than 40 years; the Fenway and AAC are always looking for volunteers.

Gay Beer Club is a Boston based organization that produces events and gatherings for members of the gay community.

Gay For Good mobilizes the LGBT community to interact with the greater community by volunteering their time with different monthly activities.

Gay Men 50+ Club is for gay men and their male friends who wish to meet monthly for brunch and enjoy good conversation.

Gays for Patsy is a country western dancing club that holds events each month. Beginners are encouraged to join.

Hispanic / Black Gay Coalition HBGC is one of few non-profit organizations in Boston dedicated to the unique and complex needs of the Black, Hispanic and Latin@ LGBTQ community.

History Project is a volunteer-driven organization established in 1980 that focuses on preserving the history of Boston’s LGBT community to make it accessible to future generations. Next Thursday join the History Project when David Scondras reads from his memoir Angels, Liars, and Thieves 

Jamaica Plain and Roslindale Men’s Group is a social group for gay men living in, near and around JP & Rozzie that organize dinners and events.

Keshet Boston is a grassroots organization working for the full inclusion of LGBT Jews in Jewish life, offering community events for LGBT Jews in Boston.

Men of Melanin Magic is a social group in the Boston metropolitan area for those who identify as queer men of color.

Opus Affair is probably best known for their monthly cocktail party hosted at local restaurants  to raise money for local arts organizations. 

OUTbreath offers a safe space for those who identify as queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning to come together to explore the practice of meditation and support each other in community.

Queer Boston Board Gamers is a friendly LGBTQ meet up group that connects regularly to play board games.

The Welcoming Committee is a young, social group who organize activities to broadening the spectrum of gay life here in Boston and beyond.

Yankee Cruising Club was founded over 25 years ago to bring LGBT boaters together to meet, make friends and most importantly get out on the water.

Apologies if I have overlooked any area gay organizations in the area.  Feel free to add information for any such group in the comments section of my blog.