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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.


Boston Pride for the People

Join us on June 10 at 11 a.m. as we commemorate the brave LGBTQ+ people who risked their safety to advocate for the lives and humanity of LGBTQ+ people.

Pride for the People Parade



Improving How the City Collects Gender Data

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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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