NEW GROUP! 55+ Peer Support Group

The LOFT is happy to announce the start of it’s very first peer support group specifically for LGBT people 55 and older!

The LOFT's 55+ Peer Support Group meets weekly to address the specific needs, challenges, and lives of LGBT people 55+.



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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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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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This Week at The LOFT

Monday, October 16th

Office Hours  10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop  10:00am-2:00pm

LOFT EDU Presents: Pilates Mat!  7:00pm-8:15pm

Tuesday, October 17th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

Tech Tutoring by appointment only

Canasta  10:30am-1:00pm

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

Al-Anon  6:30pm-7:30pm

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

PFLAG Special Event- Author Reading of When Your Child is Gay  7:30pm-9:00pm

LOFT Book Club- Featuring: What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton  at 8:00pm

Wednesday, October 18th 

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

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

LGBTQ PRIDE Chorus Group  6:30pm-7:30pm

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

LOFT Writers Workshop  7:30pm

Thursday, October 19th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

Tech Tutoring by appointment only

55+ Peer Support Group  1:00pm-2:30pm

OUT @ the Movies: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women  meet the group at 7:00pm

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

Friday, October 20th

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop  10:00am-4:00pm

Film Friday! Presenting the film: Women Who Kill  Two film screenings 11am 7pm

Center Lane LGBTQ Youth Drop-In  5:30pm-9:00pm

One Voice 7:00pm-8:30pm

Saturday, October 21st

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

Thrift Shop 10:00am-4:00pm

AA 6:00pm-7:00pm

Gaymes Night  8:00pm

Sunday, October 22nd

The LOFT Office is Closed

Silver Connections OUTing at The Botanical Gardens  meet at 11:30am

LPSS Grief & Loss Discussion & Support Group  1:00pm-3:00pm

Transgender Peer Support Group  4:00pm-5:30pm

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

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