MIT and its surrounding communities offer a broad spectrum of services, activities, and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* (LBGT), questioning, and supportive individuals. In fact, in 2011, MIT was rated the most gay-friendly school in the country by Newsweek! We have designed this site to connect you with the support and resources offered to you. If you can't find what you are looking for, need more information, or just want to talk with someone, please feel free to visit us in the Rainbow Lounge (50-005) or to contact us. You should also check out our About Us page to learn more.
If you think that you have been a victim of a homophobia, transphobia, or a hate incident, please fill out this anonymous form to let us know about it.
We're hosting a dinner event for the LBGTQ and Ally community called 'Family Dinner' (a reclaiming of several terms ie. framily, the family, we are family, etc.) This event will take place twice a month on Tuesday evenings from 6-7 pm. All MIT affiliates are welcome.
There are many issues that all parents have in common, including how to support your child's emotional well-being, have difficult conversations, and keep your child safe and happy. Beyond these universal concerns, LGBT parents face some special issues. Come join other supportive LGBT parents to discuss issues such as "coming out" to your children, dealing with your child's peer concerns, school activism, playgroups, stigma, and anything else that touches your life as an LGBT parent. You are not alone. Share experiences and strategies with others in this lunchtime group.
All self-identified queer people of color from the MIT community are welcome to attend this Queer People Of Color Brunch Series. Come by yourself or bring your friends, QPOC Brunches are casual, friendly, community building for everyone. Allies of all varieties are welcome!
Calling all LBGTQ and Ally Grad Students! Please join us for this dinner event to build community, affirm identity, reduce isolation, and foster more meaningful networks. This event will take place twice a month on Thursday evenings from 6-7 pm. All MIT Grad Students are welcome.
*Also available by appointment. Please contact Abigail.*
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Trans* is an umbrella term which describes people whose gender identities and expressions are not fully defined by the gender they were assigned at birth. Trans* people may identify as one, none, or with several of the following gender-related identities: Agender, androgyne, bigender, gender fluid, genderfree, genderless, genderqueer, intergender, multigender, neutral, neutrois, nonbinary, third gender, trans*, transgender, transsexual, trans man, trans woman, and two-spirit, among others.