LGBT Friends and Resources
We are a family owned business since 1947. We specialize in wedding and engagement rings and also have a wide variety of jewelry for special occasions and every day wear. We believe in equality for all types of love and have always been friendly and welcoming to all walks of life. We would like show our ongoing support to all marriages by extending a hand in helping you find that perfect ring for your special day.
We are second generation owners located in the beautiful Berkshires of Massachusetts. The business was born in the famous New York Diamond District and thrived there for the past 64 years, building up a reputation of service and integrity. Our family roots brought our business to a more warm and welcoming atmosphere in downtown Pittsfield.
We have all of our contacts in New York and are there every other week to work with our artisans who are the best at what they do.
We love to customize and work to find that one of a kind piece that is just right for you or your loved one.
Our Vision and Mission: To foster events that honor the integrity, history and diversity of our LGBT community and to focus on education, awareness, and unity among LGBT/allied communities.
Out! For Reel Film Series is the popular lesbian, gay, bi, trans film series for western Massachusetts, eastern New York, and the greater New England region. Showing the best in LGBT films from around the world, Out! For Reel Film Series offers film events on a monthly basis with sold out crowds up to 800 people.
Rainbow Times: As Western New England's premiere LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) newspaper, The Rainbow Times is a liaison that increases awareness of LGBT issues and serves as a vehicle to unify and strengthen the communities throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Vermont while providing quality news to our diverse readers.
The Stonewall Center provides support, advocacy, and programming for LGBT and allied students, staff, and faculty at UMass Amherst and for the larger Pioneer Valley. We also seek to educate the campus and local community about heterosexism, genderism, and sexual and gender prejudice in order to create a more inclusive and welcoming climate for bisexual, gay, lesbian, queer, and transgender individuals and their allies.
Located in the hip and friendly downtown of Northampton, MA, Pride & Joy has been an integral part of this community since 1992.
We offer a unique collection of books, music, movies, gifts, adult toys, clothing, jewelry, and more for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (and Allied) communities.
Pride & Joy carries the largest collection in New England of LGBT movies for rent, including a growing selection of adult films. We also carry a wide range of CD's from local and national recording artists. You will find buttons, stickers and magnets that will allow you to express your pride in being part of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, S/M, Bear and/or Allied communities.
We are also proud to serve the Peace community by carrying buttons, stickers, flags and T Shirts that express our strong desire for world peace.
monoho is an informal social group that helps connect gay men in western Mass and surrounding areas. monoho members communicate through the Yahoo! Group, while this site provides an easy-to-browse guide to the area.
GayAlbanyOnline.com is Albany New York's official site for the gay and lesbian community, with a comprehensive business & services directory of local gay-owned and gay-friendly businesses in Albany, Saratoga Springs, Troy and the entire Capital District. Visit our calendar of events and check-out our links to gay community organizations. Don't see a business listed you're looking for, or have a recommendation for us? Let us know -- we want to hear from you! Contact us for our media kit and information on how to list your business!
The Capital District Gay and Lesbian Community Council (CDGLCC) is dedicated to serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) in the Capital District. Based in Albany, the CDGLCC has been meeting the diverse needs of LGBT people in a seven county region since 1970. Our programs, both at the Center (332 Hudson Ave in Albany) as well as held throughout the region, meet the health and human service needs of the LGBT community as well as educate and advocate for those needs in the broader Capital District. As the oldest continuously-operating gay and lesbian community center in the country, the CDGLCC has worked to build a welcoming and empowering community for all people.
The LGBT Coalition of Western Massachusetts is a non-profit organization established to improve and preserve the wellbeing of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Identified people of all races and ethnicities. By offering a multitude of services using innovative advocacy, community outreach programs, referral services, a suicide prevention hotline, amongst many others, The Coalition strives to build stronger communities and families by bridging the gaps that co-exist between members of the LGBT community itself and mainstream society.