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Call for Nominees for The LOFT Board!

The LOFT invites members with experience and insight to join its Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors has the general duty of governing the business of The LOFT.

The LOFT: The Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to further the cause of inclusion, diversity, and pride through education, advocacy, and celebration. Founded in 1983, the organization is guided by its core values of respect, inclusivity, opportunity, and integrity.

Being a member of the Board of Directors provides you with a unique opportunity to:

  • Contribute to the success of The LOFT
  • Make a positive impact on the LGBT community, and 
  • Serve your community

For more information and how to submit a nomination, click here.



Beyond the Pronoun: An Improv Group

The LOFT is excited to announce the all new BEYOND THE PRONOUN Improv Workshop series which was piloted at our TransForum in November!

The Beyond the Pronoun workshop series uses improv to deepen connections between people across the gender spectrum.

This is a FREE 10 week program, being held from 7-9:30pm every Tuesday starting on Feb. 26th
Upstairs from The LOFT in the The Memorial Methodist United Church (250 Bryant Ave)

Click here to learn more!


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Create Your Own CASTLE at Young at Art Studio

Fundraiser rescheduled to a later date, date TBD.

Young at Art Studio is hosting a fundraiser for The LOFT for
LOFT Families & The Rainbow Clubhouse!
There will be two art workshops based on age, as well as some time for families to mingle.

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NEW Group Alert - Growing Families!

The LOFT and Hudson River Doulas present Growing Families. This group is open to all parents and caregivers of babies from birth through age two. Expectant parents are also welcome to join our community!

Growing Families will take place at The LOFT on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm.
First Half of 2019 Meeting Dates: 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8
Click below to learn more about Growing Families!
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Partners in Pride

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This Week at The LOFT

Monday, February 18th

The LOFT closed due to Presidents' Day

Tuesday, February 19th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

Tuesday Morning Gaymes 10:30am-1:00pm

Free HIV/STI Testing provided by HVCS 5:00pm-8:00pm (last test at 7:30pm)

Al-Anon (ACC) 6:30pm-7:30pm

Center Lane LGBTQ Youth Drop-in 6:30pm-8:30pm

Young Adult Transgender Peer Support Group 6:30pm-8:00pm

Gay Men's Peer Support Group 7:30pm-9:00pm

Wednesday, February 20th

The LOFT is closing at 12:30pm due to the weather. All groups are cancelled.

CLOSED Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

CANCELLED One Voice: HIV/AIDS Peer Support Group 6:00pm-7:30pm
One Voice: HIV/AIDS Peer Support Group is rescheduled for Wednesday, February 27th, from 6:00-7:30pm.

CANCELLED Center Lane TranForm 6:30pm-8:30pm

CANCELLED Pride Chorus 6:30pm-7:30pm

CANCELLED 20-Somethings Peer Support Group 7:30pm-9:00pm

CANCELLED Writers Workshop 7:30pm-9:00pm
The LOFT's Writers Workshop meeting is rescheduled for Wednesday, February 27th, at 7:30pm.

Thursday, February 21st

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

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

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

Friday, February 22nd

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

Lesbian Social Network (LSN) 7:30pm-9:00pm

Saturday, February 23rd

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

Thrift Shop 10:00am-4:00pm

CANCELLED Create Your Own Castle at Young at Art Studio 10:30am-1:30pm
This event will be rescheduled. More information TBA.

Transgender Peer Support Group 5:30pm-7:00pm

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meeting 6:00pm-7:00pm

Entertainment at Eight (showing Crazy Rich Asians) 8:00pm-10:00pm

Sunday, February 24th

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

The LOFT office is closed.


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


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