lbgt@mit, in collaboration with MIT Medical, Counseling and Support Services, and Women's Studies, sponsors a variety of discussion and support programs for current MIT students. More information below!
A peer-run support group for young college-age and twentysomething transgender people in the Boston area. It is inclusive of those who are questioning their gender, from MTF to FTM to genderqueer or whatever descriptor you prefer. It is for those who are seeking others of similar age for support in realization of one's own gender identity, help with coming-out, transition concerns, and anything else that members wish to bring up. BATS is an LGBTIQ-friendly safe space, with confidentiality respected among members. For more information please email Abigail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (617) 253-0684.
A monthly workshop on various topics of interest including, coming out, relationships, self-care, etc. Sponsored by LBGT@MIT, MIT Mental Health, and Student Support Services. For more information, please feel free to contact the following individuals: James Collins (Student Support Services) at email@example.com or x8-5482 and Maya Hanelin (Mental Health) at firstname.lastname@example.org or x3-2916
Through the Mental Health Service of MIT Medical and Counseling and Support Services in the Division of Student Life, current students can access individualized counseling and support services. Referrals to counselors outside MIT may also be possible. For more information, please feel free to contact the following individuals: James Collins (Student Support Services) at email@example.com or x8-5482 and Maya Hanelin (Mental Health) at firstname.lastname@example.org or x3-2916
Support groups are forums where students can bring questions or topics that they would like to discuss. They really are designed around what would be useful for you to talk about. Below are a sample of questions that often serve as points of departure.
Identities: Sexuality PLUS Race, Culture, Nation, Gender"
Transitions, Sexual Orientation, and Your Future"