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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Now Enrolling: Young Adult Trans* Process Group

The LOFT and WJC's Center Lane are partnering to offer a 12-session Young Adult Trans* Process Group for individuals ages 18 to 29.

A process group offers members a safe and confidential space to gain awareness and skills in handling interpersonal challenges and conflict in their personal relationships and with the greater community.

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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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This Week at The LOFT


Monday, May 22nd

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop   10:00am-2:00pm

LGBT People of Color Peer Support Group 7:30pm


Tuesday, May 23rd 

Office Hours  10:00am - 7:00pm

Thrift Shop    10:00am - 2:00pm

Tech Tutoring  By Appointment Only

The LOFT's Third Annual Memorial Day BBQ Silver Connections 55+ 11:30am-1:00pm

FREE HIV/STI Testing 5:00pm-8:00pm

Al-Anon 6:30pm

Bisexual Peer Support Group 7:30pm


Wednesday, May 24th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop   10:00am-2:00pm

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

Center Lane TransParentcy Group 6:30pm-8:30pm

LOFT LGBTQ Pride Chorus Meeting 7:30pm


Thursday, May 25th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop   10:00am-2:00pm

Tech Tutoring By Appointment Only

Westchester Pride Lions at The LOFT 7:00pm-9:00pm

55+ Peer Support Group 7:30pm


Friday, May 26th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop   10:00am-4:00pm

Center Lane Drop-In No Drop-In Tonight 

Lesbian Social Network 7:30pm-9:00pm


Saturday, May 27th

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

Thrift Shop   10:00am-4:00pm

Tech Tutoring By Appointment Only

AA 6:00pm

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

Entertainment at 8 8:00pm


Sunday, May 28th

The LOFT Office is Closed


 

 

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

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