LGBTQ+ Advancement

We empower, protect, and promote the rights, dignity, and advancement of Boston’s LGBTQ+ residents.

The Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ+ Advancement develops policies, community-oriented programming, and provides resources for the City’s diverse LGBTQ+ community.


Beyond pride mini grants

We're awarding mini-grants ranging from $500-$10,000 to individuals and grassroots LGBTQ+-centered organizations that empower the community.

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Improving How the City Collects Gender Data

a couple filling out their marriage license

The City is working to change how we ask about gender identity to deliver key services that represent everyone. Our first step is adding more gender-affirming options to Boston's marriage license application.

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