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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New Guide for Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming New Yorkers

Empire Justice Center has recently produced a new guide and flyer reviewing how transgender and gender non-conforming New Yorkers are protected under the New York State Division of Human Rights.


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This Week at The LOFT

Monday, November 20th

Office Hours  10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop  10:00am-2:00pm

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

LGBT Knitting Circle 7:00pm-8:30pm

Tuesday, November 21st

Office Hours 10:00am-7:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

Tech Tutoring by appointment only

Silver Connections Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon 11:30am-1:00pm

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

Center Lane LGBTQ Youth Drop-In 6:00pm-8:30pm

Al-Anon 6:30pm-7:30pm

Wednesday, November 22nd 

Office Hours 10:00am-4:00pm

Thrift Shop 10:00am-2:00pm

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


Center Lane TransParentcy 6:30pm-8:30pm CANCELED FOR HOLIDAY

Thursday, November 23rd


Friday, November 24th

Office Hours CLOSED

Saturday, November 25th

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

Thrift Shop 10:00am-4:00pm

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

Alcoholics Anonymous  6:00pm-7:00pm

Entertainment at Eight 8:00pm-11:00pm

Sunday, November 26th

The LOFT Office is Closed

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

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