How to Take Action on the Transgender Military Ban

The LOFT condemns Trump's proposed transgender ban in the military. Are you outraged too? Do you want to protest? Here are some ways to resist!



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Governor Cuomo Takes Action to Ensure Insurance Coverage

Governor Cuomo Takes Decisive Action to Ensure Insurance Coverage for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals.

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Gov. Cuomo Directive to NYS Education Department

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School Districts Must Protect Transgender Students.

The recent change in federal policy does not alter the protections we afford to transgender students. There can be no confusion in this State. New York State schools must continue to enforce the law and protect transgender and gender non-conforming students.


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Increase in Cases of Hepatitis A Within MSM Community

New York City and its surrounding counties has seen an increase in non-travel associated cases of hepatitis A infection among men who have sex with men (MSM).  

Read more to see the alerts from both the NYS Dept of Health and the NYC Dept of Health.  Also, learn more about the symptoms and causes of hepatitis A.


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His Health: Grow Stronger Together

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His Health, an interactive online community where providers can learn, share, and nurture a lifetime of meaningful patient engagement for Black gay men.


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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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