Everybody’s Gotta Go: The Importance of Restroom Access

Many people take the availability and use of safe restrooms for granted. But for some people deciding whether, when, and where to use a restroom is a major safety concern.

Excerpted for The Teaching Transgender Toolkit. Shared with The LOFT by Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes. Both organizations are members of the NYS LGBT Health and Human Services Network.


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Pride Flags Available for Sale at The LOFT!

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Show Your Pride! 8 different styles of Pride flags are now available for purchase at The LOFT.

All proceeds benefit PrideWorks LGBT Youth Conference.


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Dos and Don’ts of Being an Ally to the Trans and Gender Nonconforming Communities

The following  guidance is reproduced under permission by the Audre Lorde Project and was compiled by members of the trans and gender nonconforming communities.


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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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