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Mass NOW Endorses Deb Goldberg for MA State Treasurer

Mass NOW Endorses Deb Goldberg for MA State Treasurer

Continues surge of momentum in final 2 weeks of Primary CampaignBOSTON, Mass.—Mass NOW, a leading organization on women’s issues that works to advance the equal status of women and girls in all aspects of their lives, endorsed Deb Goldberg for Treasurer today.Donna Denoncourt & Nancy Rosenblum, Mass NOW PAC Co-Chairs said, “Mass. NOW is proud […]

Coalition of Orgs. Raises Funds for Northampton's Homeless & Hungry

Coalition of Orgs. Raises Funds for Northampton’s Homeless & Hungry

NORTHAMPTON, Mass.—Sunday, October 26, 2014 is the date for the 23rd annual Shelter Sunday to benefit the organizations providing shelter and support services to homeless and hungry populations in Northampton, Florence, and Leeds. In the beginning, the motivating premise was very simple: if every household in Northampton contributed just $1 to helping the homeless, thousands of […]

Dance for a Cause: Support People with HIV/AIDS

Dance for a Cause: Support People with HIV/AIDS

By: Erica Silber— EASTHAMPTON, Mass.—A Latin dance bash on Friday, August 29th will benefit the AIDS Foundation of Western MA (AFWM), ending the first Dance for a Cause annual summer series at Eastworks suite 160. All are welcome! No partner or previous experience necessary. From 7-11 p.m., come dance to the fabulous Latin beats of DJ […]

LGBT Aging Listening Sessions Give Voice to Concerns for Older Adults

LGBT Aging Listening Sessions Give Voice to Concerns for Older Adults

By: Lauren Walleser/TRT Assistant Editor— The Massachusetts Commission on LGBT Aging is hosting four historic listening sessions throughout the state, all with the goal of investigating, analyzing and studying health, housing and social connections for LGBT older adults and their caregivers. The information they receive will be used to make recommendations to improve access to […]

New England LGBT Fall Event Preview Guide: Taste of Upcoming Events

New England LGBT Fall Event Preview Guide: Taste of Upcoming Events

By: Clara Lefton/TRT Reporter— The final weeks of summer do not mean the end of fun. The Rainbow Times has put together a list of LGBTQI-themed events events taking place throughout New England in preparation for the fall season. Worcester Pride The Western Mass. city of Worcester will be celebrating pride September 6. The event […]

Mass. Transgender Orgs. & Allies Join Forces to Celebrate Nov. 14 Trans Month of Community Events

Mass. Transgender Orgs. & Allies Join Forces to Celebrate Nov. 14 Trans Month of Community Events

BOSTON, Mass.—BodyImage4Justice (BI4J) and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) are proud to announce a new community celebration that expands the annual observance of Transgender Awareness Week to a full month of special events highlighting the history, accomplishments, and future of transgender people and communities. This November will be the first Month of Trans Advocacy, […]

Sexual Minorities Archives: Fights to Stay Active in Northampton

Sexual Minorities Archives: Fights to Stay Active in Northampton

By: Lauren Walleser/TRT Assistant Editor— NORTHAMPTON, Mass.—The Sexual Minority Archives (SMA), housed in Northampton, Mass. for 31 years, is in danger of being put into storage if its curator, Bet Power, cannot raise enough money to purchase the home it is currently displayed in, a home in which he also lives. The Archives—a collection of […]

Come Dance for a Cause: Prison Birth Project

Come Dance for a Cause: Prison Birth Project

By: Erica Silber/Special to TRT—  EASTHAMPTON, MA—Dancers of all levels are invited to Dance for a Cause! Benefiting Prison Birth Project on the first four Fridays in August (1, 8, 15, 22), our first annual summer series of Latin dances and lessons will spin across the floor at Eastworks suite 147 in Easthampton, MA, 7-11 […]