Save the Date! Westchester Trans Forum

The Westchester Trans Forum is a FREE annual educational and networking conference highlighting the needs and experiences of our local transgender and gender non-conforming communities.

Saturday, November 17th from 11am-4pm
(doors open at 10:30am)
250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY
(upstairs from The LOFT!)

Registration is NOW OPEN. Register today!

Each year, the Westchester Trans Fourm organizes exciting and valuable workshops, engaging presenters and opportunities to connect with community and professionals. Please stay tuned for details on this year's schedule and workshop line-up!

This is a free event that is open to everyone. Lunch will be provided at no cost.

Registration is strongly encouraged.

For questions, please call or email LOFT Manager of Programs and Services, Shepard Verbas at 
(914) 948-2932 x13 or

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The LOFT Holiday Brunch

Tickets are on sale now for The LOFT's Annual Holiday Brunch on Saturday, December 8th from 12:00pm-3:00pm at Vintage Lounge & Restaurant | 171 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601.


The LOFT's Holiday Brunch occurs annually and is a time for LOFT community members to get together and celebrate each other's company during the holiday season.

Hurry- tickets are limited!

LOFT Members: $40.00

Non-LOFT Members: $50.00

Special Price Tickets: For children 18 years old and younger, tickets are $20

Click here to purchase your tickets!

Click here for more information!


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Westchester Senior Hall of Fame 2018

Westchester Senior Hall of Fame 2018 at the Westchester Marriott, Tarrytown

Friday, December 7th from 11:30am-3pm


                                          Al Raymond                              Joann Prinzivalli, Esq.

Join us at the 2018 Senior Hall of Fame as we celebrate Al Raymond and Joann Prinzivalli for their dedication to The LOFT and the greater LGBT community. Al and Joann will be inducted along with 70 other worthy senior volunteers!

Joann Prinzivalli will be receiving Top Honors. This is the first time ever that an openly trans person has received this honor. Joann will make a speech at this event of over 750 attendees.

Tickets are $65. Purchase online at:
After purchasing, call or email Shepard to save your seat at The LOFT’s table:
(914) 948-2932 x13


LOFT Families Holiday Event!

LOFT Families is gathering to celebrate the holidays!

Come and mingle with other LGBT families while drinking hot chocolate and eating sweets!

RSVP to Ryan at | 914-948-2932 ex 14 by November 30th.

LOFT Families is a networking group for LGBT parents and their children. The group meetings consist of open houses, trips and play dates at the center.


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Results of Westchester's First County Wide Needs Assessment of the LGBTQ+ Community

The LOFT: LGBT Community Center partnered with the Westchester Community Foundation, WJCS Center Lane, the LGBTQ Legal Project at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, and Yonkers City Council Majority Leader Michael Sabatino to conduct a needs assessment of the Westchester LGBTQ community. 

The results of Westchester’s first-ever survey of the needs of the county's LGBTQ+ community are finally here!

Please click here to view the survey results.




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This Week at The LOFT

Monday, November 12th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

Artists LOFT  7:00pm-9:00pm

PFLAG Westchester 7:30-9:00pm 

Tuesday, November 13th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

Tech Tutoring by appointment only

Tuesday Morning Gaymes 10:00am-1:00pm

Al-Anon ACC 6:30pm-7:30pm

Out At The Movies seeing "Boy Erased" at the Jacob Burns Film Center
Meet at 7:15pm in the lobby, film starts at 7:30pm

Bisexual Peer Support Group 7:30pm-9:00pm

Wednesday, November 14th

Office Hours

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

Spirituality Support & Discussion Group11:00am-12:30pm

Pride Chorus Cancelled 

Center Lane TransParentcy 6:30-8:30pm

Thursday, November 15th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA) 7:00pm-8:15pm Cancelled

Hispanic/Latino/Latinx LGBT Peer Support Group Potluck 7:00pm Cancelled (Will be rescheduled for December)

LGBT Mental Health Peer Support Group 7:30pm-9:00pm Cancelled

Friday, November 16th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-4:00pm

Film Friday Featuring"Ideal Home" 1:00pm & 7:00pm

Center Lane LGBTQ Youth Drop-In 6:30pm-9:00pm

Saturday, November 17th

Office Hours 10:00am-6:00pm (subject to staff availability)

Thrift Shop 10:00am-4:00pm

Westchester Trans Forum 11:00am-4:00pm

Transgender Day of Remembrance 4:30pm-5:30pm

AA Meeting 6:00pm-7:00pm

Gaymes Night at 7:00pm

Sunday, November 18th

The LOFT office is closed.

The Rainbow Clubhouse 1:00pm-3:00pm

Transgender Peer Support Group 4:00pm-5:30pm

Veg Out Potluck 4:00pm-6:00pm


Various site photos © The LOFT LGBT Center and © Katharine Andriotis


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