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Queer Open Studios Workshop Series

This 7-month series will focus on art, allowing guest artists and expression therapists to conduct a series of workshops once per month on a variety of different arts.

The age range for this group has not yet been determined.

Monitor this website and our social media channels for more information to come.

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Join the Little Rainbows Facebook Group

Little Rainbows is a group designed for youth between kindergarten and Elementary school age to work within the space on social skills, communication, proper play skills, all in a safe and affirming space.

A Facebook group has been created for those interested in the group or the age range.  Click below to join.

Little Rainbows meets every other Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 pm at NAGLY in Salem.

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City of Salem's New LGBTQ+ Liaison

Julio Mota is Mayor Kim Driscoll’s new Constituent Services Director, LGBTQ+ Liaison, and Latinx Affairs Coordinator.  As a self-identifying ally to the LGBTQ+ community, he encourages people of all gender identities and sexual orientations to reach out and even visit his office at City Hall (93 Washington Street #2) where he will normally be available to discuss any community-related topics or issues.  For those with more complicated city-related problems, Julio can assist with navigating local bureaucracy and provide support throughout the process.  Contact him at jmota@salem.com or call (978) 619-5603. 

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Participate in a Study on Health Equity

The study is looking for transgender, non-binary, gender diverse, genderqueer, and agender people, aged 18 or older, to participate in a study on health equity.

The study will involve a 10-minute questionnaire and a one-hour virtual interview about your healthcare experiences.

 
Participants will receive a $50 gift card.

The study is being conducted by Brigham & Women's Hospital.

To participate and for more information, click below.
 

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Participate in an Online Study on Reproductive Health

The study is looking for transgender, non-binary, gender expansive, and intersex people, aged 16 or older, to share their experiences with reproductive healthcare providers and their sexual health history in an online survey that takes about 20-30 minutes to complete

 
Participants will receive a $5 Amazon e-gift card.

The study is being conducted by Boston Children's Hospital.

For more information and to participate, click below.
 

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Join the NAGLY Alums

Facebook Group

Former NAGLY youth, staff, and community members are welcome to join the new NAGLY Alums Facebook Group.  The group is private so a member of staff will need to approve your membership once you join.  Join today by clicking below.

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Fabulous Family Drag Show

All ages are welcome at the outdoor Fabulous Family Drag Show! GSA Link is a 501(c)3 that operates solely on donations.  All proceeds from our Fabulous Family Drag Show Fundraiser will go toward supporting GSA Link and the Linked Mentoring program! The suggested donation per ticket is $40.00. Light refreshments will be provided. Draft beer, non-alcoholic drinks, and food will be available for purchase. 

August 20, 6:00-8:00pm

Click below for tickets and more information.

NAGLY is not running this show but supporting it.

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NAGLY's Adult LGBTQ+ Tea Dances

August 14
September 11 

Join us from 4:00-7:00 pm at The Derby in Salem (189 Washington St.) for dancing, food, drinks, music, raffle prizes, and entertainment.  21+ only

No cover and no reservations needed!

Donations to support NAGLY will be accepted at the door.

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.

 
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 Youth Meeting

Tuesdays

5:30-6:30pm  Social Time

6:30-8:30pm  Meeting

HYBRID:

In-Person at NAGLY in Salem

OR

Online: Click Here

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

Third Monday of every month

6:30-8:30pm

In-person at NAGLY in Salem  

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 Cape Ann NAGLY

Cape Ann NAGLY is our satellite of in Gloucester.

Wednesdays 

3:00-6:00pm

 

Meetings are at the Younity Center at 6 Elm St. in Gloucester.

Questions?  Contact:

Amy Kamm

Coordinator/Adult Advisor

akamm@gloucesterschools.com

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 Heatlh Consultations

Counseling by YWCA Rape Crisis Staff

 

Tuesdays

5:30-8:00 PM

and

Fridays

4:00-7:00 PM

In-person at NAGLY in Salem

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 Tutoring Clinic

Sundays

12:00-4:00 PM

In-person at NAGLY in Salem 

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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.

 

Contact; ash@nagly.org or abuhl@ywcanema.org

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Transcendence

Fridays   

6:30-8:30pm

HYBRID:

In-Person at NAGLY in Salem

OR

Online: 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

See the calendar for specific dates

5:00-7:00pm

Parents/guardians must accompany youth to this group

In-person at NAGLY in Salem 

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.

In person at NAGLY in Salem

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 Clubs

D&D Club: Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Poetry Club: First Thursday of every month, 3:00 PM 

Book Club: Last Thursday of every month, 3:00 PM, starting in September

Yoga Club: Sundays, 5:00 PM

No experience is necessary to join.  Please arrive 15 minutes early.

All clubs take place in person at NAGLY in Salem.

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 Drop-In Hours

Tuesdays

5:30-8:00 PM

and

Fridays

4:00-7:00 PM

In-person at NAGLY in 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.  Drop in or schedule an appointment at kmusto@jri.org.

Fridays   

4:00-6:00pm

In-person at NAGLY in Salem  

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 Middle School Group

Mondays 

6:30-8:30pm

HYBRID:

In-Person at NAGLY in Salem

OR

Online: Click Here

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 NAGLY Lynn

 

NAGLY Lynn is a satellite of NAGLY that meets in Lynn.

NAGLY Lynn will be taking a short break this summer and will return in September.  In the meantime, join us at any of our meetings in Salem.

Demakes Family YMCA

40 Neptune Blvd. in Lynn

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 NAGLY North

NAGLY North is a satellite of NAGLY in Newburyport.  Meetings are for students in grades 7-12 who identify as LGBTQ+.  Youth can be from any city or town.

Summer Hours

August 11, 4:00-5:15

The regular schedule resumes on September 7, 6:00-7:30pm

Meetings are held at the Newburyport Senior Center at 331 High St., 2nd Floor, in Newburyport

Questions about NAGLY North?  Contact:

Tarah MacGregor 

TMacGregor@CityofNewburyport.com

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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.

 

Contact Tyler@nagly.org for more information.

 

Events

  • Underground Queer Comic Culture at Transcendence
    Aug 12, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Hybrid -- You can attend either: 1. in person at NAGLY in Salem or 2. On Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9288455904
  • History of the Word "Queer"
    Aug 16, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Hybrid: You can attend either 1. in person at NAGLY in Salem or 2. on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9288455904 5:30-6:30 = social time 6:30-8:30 = programming
  • Queer Dance & Movement at Transcendence
    Aug 19, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Hybrid -- You can attend either: 1. in person at NAGLY in Salem or 2. On Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9288455904
  • Jackbox Games at Middle School Group
    Aug 22, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Hybrid: You can attend either 1. in person at NAGLY in Salem or 2. on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9288455904 5:30-6:30 = social time 6:30-8:30 = programming
  • Alcohol Safety
    Tue, Aug 23
    Salem
    Aug 23, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Hybrid: You can attend either 1. in person at NAGLY in Salem or 2. on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9288455904 5:30-6:30 = social time 6:30-8:30 = programming
  • Design Tabletop Games
    Fri, Aug 26
    Salem
    Aug 26, 5:00 PM – Aug 28, 5:00 PM
    Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Join NAGLY and Salem Indie Games for Inclusive Levity to create your own tabletop game. Friday, Aug 26, 5 - 9 pm Sat, Aug 27, 10 am - 7 pm Sun, Aug 28, 10 am - 5 pm REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY For info and registration, visit www.sigiljam.com
  • Harm Reduction 101
    Fri, Aug 26
    Salem
    Aug 26, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Hybrid -- You can attend either: 1. in person at NAGLY in Salem or 2. On Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9288455904
  • Movie Night
    Tue, Aug 30
    Salem
    Aug 30, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Hybrid: You can attend either 1. in person at NAGLY in Salem or 2. on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9288455904 5:30-6:30 = social time 6:30-8:30 = programming
  • Astrology at Transcendence
    Sep 09, 6:30 PM EDT – Sep 10, 8:30 PM EDT
    Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Hybrid -- You can attend either: 1. in person at NAGLY in Salem or 2. On Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9288455904
  • Create a Collage at Transcendence
    Sep 16, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Salem, 2 East India Square, Witch City Mall #121, Salem, MA 01970, USA
    Hybrid -- You can attend either: 1. in person at NAGLY in Salem or 2. On Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9288455904