Generation Q &
Generation Q Middle School
Generation Q is a confidential educational and social/support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth and straight allies ages 14-21. This peer-led group provides an opportunity for youth to make new friends, find support and get educated on LGBTQIA+ topics.
Peer Support & Community Connections on Mondays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 2-4 p.m. on Zoom. This is available for anyone who wants to join and connect with LGBTQIA+ folks for support and community.
Brave Space workshops on Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. include a structured activity each week on Zoom. Activities include movie nights, art and music, peer-led workshops, guest speakers, social justice involvement, events, and trainings.
Peer support is ongoing and available through Discord.
To join, contact Tyanna Daniel Lionheart at TDLionheart@communityaction.us or
(413) 834-5411. Or contact BJ UrsaNova, JUrsaNova@communityaction.us.
Generation Q Middle School is open to middle school students (ages 10-13) in Franklin and Hampshire Counties.
This program covers topics parallel to Generation Q, and holds spaces for queer, trans, and non binary youth.
Gen Q Middle School meetings are held on Zoom on Mondays from 3-4:15 p.m.
During the meetings, youth are provided with an agenda that includes introductions, announcements, and the week’s activity. Occasionally there will be youth-led workshops and guest speakers.
To join, contact BJ UrsaNova-Sadowsky at firstname.lastname@example.org or