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New! Fashion & Textiles Club

Meets bi-weekly on Thursdays,  5:00-6:30 PM, starting on February 9

NAGLY Salem

See the calendar for the exact dates.

Materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own.

No experience necessary.

Youth of middle school age to 23 are welcome.

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Design a Fanny Pack to Represent You: Queer Open Studios

February 16, 6:30 PM

NAGLY Salem

with guest artist Jason Cruz, creator co-owner of CruzArt Designs and Gear of SALEM

Open to youth from middle school age to 23

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Paint Your Inner Drag Queen: Paint Night

February 17, 7:00-9:00 PM

MacRaes Sustainable Goods

108 Washington St. in Marblehead

 

Regardless of your gender, please join us for this DRAG-TASTIC evening of painting and fun! Participants will be instructed on how to paint the portrait of their inner drag queen – the source of personal power and FABULOUSNESS!

 

Drag queen, Cookie Magnolia, will lead the event and offer plenty of EASY tips on how to capture your inner queen on canvas with brushes and acrylic paint. Plus, a killer playlist will help get the party started, and prosecco will be served to add to the celebration

For more information and to purchase tickets, click below.  This event is 21+

This event is being run by a community partner of NAGLY.

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Pajama & Stuffy Party

February 25, 5:00-8:00 PM

NAGLY Salem

 

Come in your favorite PJ's and slippers and bring along a comfy stuffy!

Appropriate attire only, please

Youth of middle school age to 23 are welcome.

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Poetry Workshop: "Using Archetypal Images to Create Poetry"

February 3, 4:00-5:00 PM
NAGLY Salem

Led by Jack Giaour 

 

All NAGLY youth are welcome.

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Self-Defense/De-Escalation Classes

Third Wednesday of every month, 6:00-7:00 PM

NAGLY in Salem

Open to youth aged middle school to 23 and parents

 

All classes will be taught by a professional with over 30 years in the field.

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NAGLY Art Day

March 31, 3:00-5:30 PM

NAGLY Salem

A drop-in event for our youth to showcase their work, to work on new pieces, or just to see the incredible art!

Youth of middle school age to 23 are welcome.

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Speaker Series: Sophie Labelle: Neurodivergent Trans Cartoonist and Novelist

February 13, 6:30-8:30 PM
NAGLY Salem

Sophie is the author of the webcomic "Assigned Male", the "Ciel" novel series, and "The Best of Assigned Male'".  She will speak about her art and activism, her artistic process, comic-making, community building, and empowerment through art. She will answer questions and sign books.  

 

All ages are welcome.

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Facebook Group for Parents/Guardians of LGBTQ+ Youth in Communication

NAGLY has re-branded a Facebook group as a new resource group for parents/guardians of LGBTQ+ youth.  There will be a Q&A section, guides, files, methods to connect to others, and the ability for parents to add their own materials as well.  Videos and testimonials to come. 

Join by clicking below.  Be aware that an admin will need to approve your membership since it is a closed group.  That approval may take some time.

Programs

Click on an icon for more details about each program.

All programs are free, and there's no need to register or sign-up.

Programs
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 Youth Meeting

Tuesdays

5:30-6:30 PM  Social Time

6:30-8:30 PM  Meeting

NAGLY Salem

Ages 14-23

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

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 Educators & Parents in Communication (E.P.I.C.)

This group is for parents, guardians, caregivers, and teachers of LGBTQ+ youth.

Third Monday of every month

6:30-8:30 PM

NAGLY Salem

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

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 Cape Ann NAGLY

Thursdays, 3:00-4:00 PM

Younity Center at 6 Elm St. in Gloucester.

Ages 14-23

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

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Voices: Empowerment-Centered Support Group for LGBTQ+ Youth 

Thursdays, Biweekly, 6:00-7:15 PM

See the calendar for specific dates

NAGLY Salem

Ages 15-18

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

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 N-Tale

N-TALE is NAGLY's Training & Leadership Education Program.  For more information, visit the

N-TALE page.

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 H.E.A.R.R.T.

 

The Healthcare Education And Risk Reduction Team (HEARRT) promotes individual and community wellbeing by providing healthcare education and risk reduction intervention.

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

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Transcendence

Fridays, 6:30-8:30 PM

NAGLY Salem

Ages 14-23

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

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 Little Rainbows

Little Rainbows is a group designed for youth between kindergarten and elementary school age.

Every other Wednesday

5:00-7:00 PM

Check the calendar for specific dates

NAGLY Salem

Parents/guardians must accompany youth to this group

Join the Facebook group by clicking here.

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

Queer Adulting

 Queer Adulting

A group specifically for ages 18-23

Every other Tuesday

6:30-8:30 PM

Check the calendar for exact dates.

NAGLY in Salem

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

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 Heatlh Consultations

Counseling by YWCA Rape Crisis Staff

Ages 14 and up

At NAGLY Salem

Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 PM

Tuesdays, 4:00-6:30 PM

At Younity (6 Elm St. Gloucester)
Thursdays, 1:00-5:00 PM  

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 Tutoring Clinic

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 Building Relationships Better

Building Relationships Better is a partnership between the YWCA North Shore Rape Crisis Center and NAGLY.  For more information, visit our programs page.

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

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 Middle School Group

Mondays, 6:30-8:30 PM

NAGLY Salem
 

For students of middle school age

For more information or if you have questions, click here

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 NAGLY Lynn

 

First Thursday of each month

5:00-8:0 PM

Demakes Family YMCA

40 Neptune Blvd. in Lynn

Ages 13-23

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

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 NAGLY North

 

First and third Wednesdays of each month

5:30-7:00 PM

Newburyport Senior Center at 331 High St., 2nd Floor, in Newburyport

For students in grades 6-12 who identify as LGBTQ+.  Youth can be from any city or town.

For more information or if you have questions, click here.

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 Clubs

Art Club

Biweekly on Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00 PM, see the calendar for exact dates

Book Club: 

Last Friday of every month, 3:30 PM 

Fashion & Textiles: Biweekly on Thursdays, 5:00-6:30 PM, see the calendar for exact dates, no experience necessary, materials provided or bring your own

Mindfulness & Yoga: Sundays,12:00 PM, no experience necessary, mats provided

Poetry Club: 

First Friday of every month, 3:30 PM

Pokemon Training Academy Club:

Biweekly on Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00 PM, see the calendar for exact dates  

All clubs take place at NAGLY Salem.

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 Drop-In Hours

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 PM

Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 PM

Fridays, 3:00-8:00 PM

NAGLY Salem

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 Case Management

Get support with employment, mental health resources, housing insecurity, education, employment, applying to college, or other personal goals.  

Currently on hold. 

 

Reach out to Tony@nagly.com if you need a referral.

NAGLY Salem 

Upcoming Events

Events

  • Game Night at NAGLY Lynn
    Thu, Feb 02
    DeMakes Family YMCA
    Feb 02, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    DeMakes Family YMCA, 40 Neptune Blvd, Lynn, MA 01902, USA
    LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-23 are welcome
  • Alternative Careers (Transcendence)
    Feb 03, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Youth aged 14-23 are welcome.
  • Jackbox Games at Middle School Group
    Feb 06, 6:30 PM – Feb 07, 8:30 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Youth in middle school are welcome.
  • Valentine's Day Activity at Little Rainbows
    Feb 08, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Youth between kindergarten and elementary school age and their parents are welcome.
  • Drag Workshop at Transcendence
    Fri, Feb 10
    NAGLY Salem
    Feb 10, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Youth aged 14-23 are welcome.
  • Speaker Series: Sophie Labelle: Neurodivergent Trans Cartoonist and Novelist
    Feb 13, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Sophie is the author of the webcomic Assigned Male, the Ciel novel series, and The Best of Assigned Male. She will speak about her art and activism, her artistic process, comic-making, community building, and empowerment through art. She will answer questions and sign books. All ages welcome.
  • Love Languages
    Tue, Feb 14
    NAGLY Salem
    Feb 14, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Youth aged 14-23 are welcome.
  • Self-Defense/De-Escalation Class
    Wed, Feb 15
    NAGLY Salem
    Feb 15, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    This self-defense/de-escalation class is one in a workshop series occurring on the third Wednesday of each month from 6:00-7:))pm. We welcome youth (aged middle school to 23), parents/guardians, and our staff. All classes will be taught by a professional with over 30 years in the field.
  • Paint Your Inner Drag Queen: Paint Night
    Wed, Feb 15
    MacRae's Sustainable Goods
    Feb 15, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    MacRae's Sustainable Goods, 108 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945, USA
    Drag queen, Cookie Magnolia, will lead the event and offer plenty of EASY tips on how to capture your inner queen on canvas with brushes and acrylic paint. A killer playlist will help get the party started, and prosecco will be served to add to the celebration! Click "more info" for tickets.
  • Design a Fanny Pack to Represent You: Queer Open Studios
    Feb 16, 6:30 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    with guest artist Jason Cruz, creator co-owner of CruzArt Designs and Gear of SALEM Open to youth from middle school age to 23
  • Speed Friending at Transcendence
    Fri, Feb 17
    NAGLY Salem
    Feb 17, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Youth aged 14-23 are welcome.
  • Celebrating Black History Month at Middle School Group
    Feb 20, 6:30 PM – Feb 21, 8:30 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Youth in middle school are welcome.
  • Celebrating Black History Month
    Tue, Feb 21
    NAGLY Salem
    Feb 21, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Youth aged 14-23 are welcome.
  • Financial Literacy Workshop (Part 2) at Queer Adulting
    Feb 21, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Young adults aged 18-23 are welcome.
  • Drag Queen Story Hour at Little Rainbows
    Feb 22, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Drag Queen Story Hour hosted by Miz. Diamond Wigfall Youth between kindergarten and elementary school age and their parents are welcome. A parent/guardian must accompany each youth.
  • Pajama & Stuffy Part
    Sat, Feb 25
    NAGLY Salem
    Feb 25, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Come in your favorite PJ's and slippers and bring along a comfy stuffy! Appropriate attire only, please Youth of middle school age to 23 are welcome
  • Self-Defense/De-Escalation Class
    Wed, Mar 15
    NAGLY Salem
    Mar 15, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    This self-defense/de-escalation class is one in a workshop series occurring on the third Wednesday of each month from 6:00-7:))pm. We welcome youth (aged middle school to 23), parents/guardians, and our staff. All classes will be taught by a professional with over 30 years in the field.
  • Self-Defense/De-Escalation Class
    Wed, Apr 19
    NAGLY Salem
    Apr 19, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    NAGLY Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    This self-defense/de-escalation class is one in a workshop series occurring on the third Wednesday of each month from 6:00-7:))pm. We welcome youth (aged middle school to 23), parents/guardians, and our staff. All classes will be taught by a professional with over 30 years in the field.