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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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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This Week at The LOFT

Monday, June 24th

Office Hours
10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop
10:00am-2:00pm

Knitting LGBT People of Color Peer Group Social
7:00pm-8:30pm


Tuesday, June 25th

Office Hours
10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop
10:00am-2:00pm

Silver Connections 4th Tuesday Outing: Pool Party
10:00am-3:00pm

Free HIV/STI Testing Provided By HVCS
5:00pm-8:00pm

Al-Anon ACC
6:30pm-7:30pm

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


Wednesday, June 26th

Office Hours
10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop
10:00am-2:00pm

Spirituality Support & Discussion Group
11:00am-12:30pm

Pride Chorus
6:30pm-7:30pm

Center Lane TransForm
6:30pm-8:30pm

The LOFT Annual Membership Meeting
6:30pm-8:30pm


Thursday, June 27th

Office Hours
10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop
10:00am-2:00pm

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

¡Westchester, Tu Ambiente!
7:00pm-8:30pm

55+ Peer Support Group
7:00pm-8:30pm

Westchester Pride Lions Club
7:00pm-9:00pm


Friday, June 28th

Office Hours
10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop
10:00am-4:00pm

Lesbian Social Network Outing to Liberty Pride Night
7:30pm-9:00pm

Pride Night with New York Liberty
7:30pm-10:30pm


Saturday, June 29th

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

Thrift Shop
10:00am-4:00pm

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

Gaymes Night
7:00pm-11:00pm


Sunday, June 30th

March with The LOFT at World Pride
Meet The LOFT Staff at 31st Street between 5th Ave and Madison Avenue at 5:00pm!


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