Local LGBTQIA+ events
Nov. 7: Cake and Community drop-in with the Rainbow Commission, 4:30-6:30 pm, Robbins Library 4th floor conference room. (See above.)
Nov. 8: SAGE Table, an LGBTQIA+ intergenerational FREE meal (with dessert!), 6:30 pm, Arlington Senior Center. SAGE Table asks you to share a meal with LGBT people and allies of different generations. As we build connections among LGBT people of all ages, we strengthen our community ties, learn more about how we can care for each other, and forge new traditions. Hosted by the Arlington Council on Aging and cosponsored by Mystic LGBTQ+ Youth Support Network (Queer Mystic) and the Rainbow Commission. RSVP to MShapiro-Ide@town.arlington.ma.us or 781-316-3400. Open to everyone and all ages.
Nov. 18: Boston Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), 6 pm service at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 138 Tremont St, Boston. Potluck at 7 pm following the service. This year’s TDoR marks the 20th anniversary of Rita Hester’s death. In addition to the traditional service, people will march to the Cathedral to memorialize Rita Hester as well as the trans and GNC family lost over the years. Marchers will gather at 4:45 pm at Dewey Square and set off at 5.
Nov. 18: LexPride Transgender Day of Remembrance. Details to come.
Nov. 28: Queer Book Group/Social‘s Annual “I’m Feeling Pot-lucky” Potluck, 7-8:30 pm, Robbins Library, 4th Floor Conference Room, 700 Mass. Ave. Bring a dish to share with the group (if you can) or just come enjoy the labor of others. See the Facebook event. (Per Massachusetts state law we need to let you know that the neither the food nor the facilities have been inspected by the state or by a local public health agency.)
Dec. 6: Save the date for an AIDS History event cosponsored by Mystic LGBTQ+ Youth Support Network (Queer Mystic) and the Rainbow Commission.
Dec. 12: Queer Book Group, 7 pm, Robbins Library, 4th Floor Conference Room, 700 Mass. Ave. QBG reads Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado. Queer Book Group/Social reads great LGBTQ-themed books, both fiction and nonfiction, and hosts LGBTQ-themed social events. New members are welcome, so come make some new friends and expand your community! Cosponsored by the Rainbow Commission.
Dec. 13: PFLAG Parent/Family Support Group, 7-9 pm, First Parish in Lexington, 7 Harrington Road Lexington.
Jan. 10: PFLAG Parent/Family Support Group, 7-9 pm, First Parish in Lexington, 7 Harrington Road Lexington.