top of page

The early years of struggling with an LGBTQ+ identity can be isolating. Role models and LGBTQ+ youth organizations can help young people navigate growing up.

The first High School Gay Straight Alliance was founded at Lynn English in 2000.

Lynn’s first LGBTQ+ youth group was Be You, which was run by St Stephen’s Episcopal Church. They attended Boston Youth Pride in May of 2015.

Lynn resident Coco Alinsug helped found NAGLY, North Shore Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth, and served as its first Executive Director. NAGLY opened a Lynn office at the Demakes Family YMCA in 2022.

Watch Interview Clips

Click an image to watch a clip.

I want you to get in the picture.

John Doe Thiumbnail.jpg

You were loved and cared for exactly for who you are.

John Doe Thiumbnail.jpg

I could not wait to go to bars when I was younger.

John Doe Thiumbnail.jpg

Kids should bounce around and feel what's comfortable.

John Doe Thiumbnail.jpg

You can be your whole self.

John Doe Thiumbnail.jpg

Youth homelessness, especially queer youth.

John Doe Thiumbnail.jpg

Youth Pride in Boston.

John Doe Thiumbnail.jpg

Events

Photos

ULP Logo Round 2024.png

© 2023 United Lynn Pride Inc
United Lynn Pride Inc. is a 501(c)3 Tax Exempt Non-Profit Organization

EIN: 88-4123340

#UnitedLynnPride
Connect with us on Social Media

Facebook_logo_(square).png
-11590303444ezlkboanlo_edited.jpg
bottom of page