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LGBTQ Resources

Campus Resources

Human Resources (Faculty/Staff)

For Questions or more information, please call 781.891.3427

  • Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimation Policy - Bentley University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal,state and local fair employment practices laws. Bentley strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status,or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.                                                            
  • Domestic Partner Benefits for Employees - Bentley University strives to provide a comprehensive benefits package that meets the needs of our diverse community. Thus, benefits coverage, where permissible by insurance contract or law, is available for an employee’s same or opposite gender domestic partner (“Domestic Partner”) as well as for their eligible dependents.

Title IX and Gender Non-Discrimination Policy

For Questions or more information please contact Erin Kelley, Director Student Conduct and Title IX Coordinator at ekelley@bentley.edu or Alex Hirs, Deputy Title IX Coordinator at ahirs@bentley.edu

  • Title IX and Gender Non-Discrimination Policy -The Title IX policy covers harassment based on sexual orientation/gender identity is defined as derogatory comments, actions, or conduct (either verbal or physical in nature) directed toward an individual by virtue of their presumed status as a heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender person which:
    • 1. Humiliates or intimidates an individual;
    • 2. Impedes academic or work performance; and/or
    • 3. Interferes with university life.

Residential Center (Students)

For Questions or more information, please call 781.891.2148

  • Mixed-Gender Housing Options - Mixed-gender housing allows two or more students of any gender or sex to share a multiple-occupancy apartment, in mutual agreement. This option is only available in North Campus. 

The Counseling Center (Students)

For Questions or more information, please call 781.891.2274 

  • "Coming Out" Group - Group counseling is helpful for a wide variety of concerns and all types of people.  Groups are composed of approximately 5-10 students and at least 1 counselor who leads the group and is responsible for making sure the group is a safe and helpful space for all group members.  Many issues are appropriate for group therapy.  If group counseling is recommended by a counselor, it is because some concerns can be most effectively addressed in a group setting. 

Educational Resources 

"It's Pronounced Metrosexual" Educational Resources - Sam Killermann, the self proclaimed Social Justice Comedian has dedicated his life to being a an ally for all identies and has created a website dedicated to the education around topics of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.  

http://itspronouncedmetrosexual.com/about-sam-killermann/

Campus Pride - Campus Pride represents the leading national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students. The organization is a volunteer-driven network “for” and “by” student leaders. The primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs and services to support LGBTQ and ally students on college campuses across the United States.

http://www.campuspride.org/

Bookstores

Calamus Books
92B South Street
Boston, MA 02111
617.338.1931

Women and Children First
5233 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
773.769.9929

Local Groups

Bisexual Resource Center
PO Box 170796
Boston, MA 02117
617.424.9595
brc@biresource.net

Boston Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth
PO Box 960814
Boston, MA 02196
617.227.4313
info@bagly.org

Boston Gay and Lesbian Adolescent Social Services
93 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617.266.3349

Cambridge Women’s Center
46 Pleasant Street
Cambrige, MA 02139
617.354.8807
info@cambridgewomenscenter.org

International Foundation for Gender Education
PO Box 540229
Waltham, MA 02454
781.899.2212
info@ifge.org

Greater Boston PFLAG (Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays)
85 River Street, Suite 3A
Waltham, MA 02454
781.891.5966
info@gbpflag.org

Medical and Health

AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts
131 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
617.437.6200
800.235.2331 (AIDS Action hotline)

Fenway Community Health Center
1340 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
617.267.0900
information@fenwayhealth.org

Newspapers and Magazines

Bay Windows

Advocate

Online Resources

Boston’s Queer Agenda

Pink Pages

Queer Resources Directory

Shewired.com

Religion and Spirituality

Arlington Street Church
351 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617.536.7050

Congregation Am Tikva
PO Box 990441
Boston, MA 02199
617.383.9539
info@amtikva.org

Dignity Boston
PO Box 170428
Boston, MA 02117
617.421.1915
info@dignityboston.org

Metropolitan Community Church/Boston
Old West Church
131 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02214
church@mccboston.org