The Berkshire Stonewall Community Coalition supports the well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people of the Berkshires.


Violence in the LGBQT Community: Finding Support and Building Resilience   

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 5:30-7:00 pm  

Berkshire Medical Center, Bishop Clapp Classroom #1

741 North Street, Pittsfield                            

Sponsored by the Elizabeth Freeman Center, Berkshire Stonewall Community Coalition, Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention and Berkshire AHEC


Becca Bradburd, Director of Operations, and Denise Sortino, Hotline/Volunteer Coordinator and Homelessness Response Advocate from the Elizabeth Freeman Center will be joined by Bear McHugh, of Berkshire AHEC’s Youth Suicide Prevention Project. The program will provide information about the prevalence of risk of both domestic and sexual violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and transgender communities. Strategies to increase victims’ resilience and resources for help and recovery will also be available. 

The program is free and open to both the general public and human services providers. Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information : Becca Bradburd, Elizabeth Freeman Center, 413-499-2425.



Game Night for Grownups

UUChurchDo you enjoy playing board games?

Join us on the last Saturday of the month in the UU Church Social Hall, 175 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, at 7pm.  We have a variety of games to choose from or bring a favorite of yours! Tea and lemonade will be served.

The Social Hall is handicapped accessible. If you have any questions please call the church office at 413-443-7903 or email:



Interested in hosting an event?

If you are hosting, or interested in hosting, an LGBTQ friendly event in Berkshire County and would like our help spreading the word, please email us at info@berkshirestonewall.org.