About the LGBTQ Liaison
The LGBTQ Community Liaison connects, supports, and advocates for Somerville’s community of lesbian, gay, bisexual*, transgender*, and queer* residents. The liaison also works to eliminate prejudice and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in the city.
The LGBTQ Community Liaison also works to eliminate prejudice and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in the city. The Office of the LGBTQ Community Liaison strives to operate on a triage approach and places a focus on LGBTQ initiatives related to youth and other vulnerable groups including people of color.
Here are some reasons you may with to contact the LGBTQ Community Liaison:
- You have an LGBTQ child in Somerville's school system or are part of an LGBTQ family in Somerville schools
- You have a concern or question about LGBTQ rights, safety, or health in Somerville
- You need LGBTQ resources
- You want to collaborate on a project or program that would specifically support Somerville's LGBTQ community
- You want to get involved in a project that supports the LGBTQ community in Somerville
Cell Phone Drive
Cell Phone Drive
The LGBTQ Liaison and the Somerville Women’s Commission have an ongoing cell phone drive to benefit The Network/la Red. TNLR is an advocacy group for LGBTQ domestic violence victims. We were able to donate over 100 phones in 2012 and over 175 phones in 2013. Thank you for all your support and please keep them coming! The donation boxes are located at Somerville City Hall at 93 Highland Avenue and City Hall Annex at 50 Evergreen Avenue.
For more about The Network/la Red, visit TNLR.org.