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, March 18th

Office Hours
10:00am-7:00pm
Thrift Shop
10:00am-2:00pm

Canceled: Discussions About Cancer

LGBT Knitting Circle
7:00pm-8:30pm


Tuesday, March 19th

Office Hours
10:00am-7:00pm
Thrift Shop
10:00am-2:00pm

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

Canceled: Free HIV/STI Testing provided by HVCS

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

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

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

Beyond the Pronoun
Improv Group

7:00pm-9:30pm
Last chance to join!

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


Wednesday, March 20th

Office Hours
10:00am-7:00pm
Thrift Shop
10:00am-2:00pm

One Voice HIV/AIDS Support Group
6:00pm-7:30pm

Canceled: Pride Chorus

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

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

Writers Workshop
7:30pm-9:00pm


Thursday, March 21st

Office Hours
10:00am-7:00pm
Thrift Shop
10:00am-2:00pm

Sexual Compulsives
Anonymous (SCA)

7:00pm-8:15pm

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


Friday, March 22nd

Office Hours
10:00am-7:00pm
Thrift Shop
10:00am-2:00pm

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


Saturday, March 23rd

Office Hours
10:00am-6:00pm
subject to staff availability
Thrift Shop
10:00am-4:00pm

Transgender Peer
Support Group

5:30pm-7:00pm

Alcohlics Anonymous AA
6:00pm-7:00pm

Memorial for Allegra Perhaes
5:00pm-6:00pm

SpringFest 2019! Volunteer Appreciation Dinner & Dance
6:00pm-9:00pm
RSVP/Tickets here!

Entertainment at Eight featuring: "Mama Mia! Here We Go Again" (comedy- 2018)
(Adjusted meeting time for SpringFest)
at 9:00pm


Sunday, March 24th

The LOFT Office is Closed.

T.E.A.M. LOFT volunteering at St. Bart's Soup Kitchen
10:45am-1:00pm

Adjusted meeting date this month!
The Rainbow Clubhouse

1:30pm-2:30pm
New families encouraged to arrive between 1pm-1:30pm


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

 

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