LGBTQIA+ Resources


There are a variety of resources on campus that support and affirm the LGTBQIA+ community at Boston University. Scroll down for more information on student clubs, healthcare options at BU, the name change process, and more!

LGBTQIA+ Student Resource Center Website

All Gender Bathrooms Map

Gender Neutral Bathrooms Charles River Campus

Gender Neutral Restrooms

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Boston University Student Organizations

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BU Medical Campus Pride

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Pride in Business


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Queer Alliance

Sacred Worth

Society for Queers & Allies in Dentistry

Trans Listening Circle

Healthcare & Wellness

Gender-Affirming Care at Student Health Services

Overcoming Family Challenges: A Support Group for BU Students

Name Change Site

How To Change Your Name in BU’s Systems

Parents & Families Of–Supporting Your Student

Maybe your student just came out to you, and you’re not sure how to best support them. Maybe you want to be prepared in case your student does come out to you. Wherever you are on your journey, below are some resources that you may find helpful.

How To Support LGTBQ Children


“PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies.”

Tips for Parents of LGBTQ Youth


The Boston community also hosts a number of resources for fostering community among LGBTQIA+ folks.

Bagly, Inc.

“The Boston Alliance of LGBTQ+ Youth (BAGLY) was formed in 1980 and is a youth-led, adult-supported organization committed to social justice, and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs, policies and services for the LGBTQ+ youth community.

BAGLY believes in a world that is more equitable and safe for LGBTQ+ youth and prioritizes the needs of LGBTQ+ youth of color, trans and gender non-conforming youth, and homeless LGBTQ+ youth.”

Boston Glass

“GLASS provides a continuum of services to LGBTQ+ youth of color and their allies in the Greater Boston and Greater Framingham areas. As a leader in LGBTQ+ youth services, we also provide education and consultation to other providers and community organizations.

(We’re using “LGBTQ+” to mean lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, Two-Spirit, intersex, asexual, pansexual, people living with HIV, and other sexual and gender minorities.)”

Fenway Health

“Fenway Health advocates for and delivers innovative, equitable, accessible health care, supportive services, and transformative research and education. We center LGBTQIA+ people, BIPOC individuals, and other underserved communities to enable our local, national, and global neighbors to flourish.”