Virtual Meeting: C.A.L.M. (Centered at LOFT Meditation) presented with Queery

Join Us For Guided Meditation!!

Click here to join the virtual meditation meeting on Thursday, March 26th, from 5:30pm-6:30pm!

In this time when our lives are very off balanced, a centering practice can be a useful tool to get through challenging moments. Utilizing guided meditation, breathing exercises and reading and reflection, this session will introduce a variety of practices to help you feel grounded and centered to better connect to your emotional core.

This virtual group is open to all members of the LGBT and allied communities. This group is facilitated by The LOFT and Queery volunteer James Young. To learn more about James and Queery click here.

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Lunch With The LOFT Staff

This is an open group to chat about what ever is on your mind. Grab a sandwich or a cup of coffee and connect with The LOFT staff and other community members virtually over lunch.

Click here to join our Lunch with The LOFT on Friday, March 27th, at Noon!

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Announcing Virtual Support Groups


The LOFT is announcing that our Peer Support Groups will be happening online and over the phone via Zoom, through March 31st. The LOFT knows how important it is for our LGBTQ community to continue to safely connect with one another, especially in times of elevated stress and public concern. Although The LOFT's in-person groups and drop-in services are suspended through March 31st, The LOFT is announcing that group services will be made available online.

How is this going to work?

Read our guidelines for using our LOFT Virtual Groups here. 

You can either video chat in or call in using only audio through your Zoom account. 

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Trans Day of Visibility Virtual Celebration

The LOFT's PROUDWST Me program is hosting a Virtual Celebration for Trans Day of Visibility! When: Tuesday, March 31st from 7:00pm-8:30pm

Trans Day of Visibility is a day that is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender, gender non-conforming & non-binary people while raising awareness of the work that is still needed to save trans lives.

The PROUDWST Me team is looking for TGNCNB community members and allies to share their stories during the virtual celebration!

You can discuss what being TGNCNB means to you, sharing your personal moments of empowerment, pride, and/or triumphs, or just talk about your experiences of being apart of the trans community! Your contributions can be in the form of song, art, spoken word, poetry or story telling.  RSVP to Mia at mia@loftgaycenter.org by Friday, March 27th if you would like participate in story telling. 

Otherwise click here to register to join in on the virtual celebration with us!

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All LOFT Groups And Drop-In Hours Suspended Until March 31st

We have been closely monitoring and adhering to the recommendations made by the CDC, New York State Department of Health, and the Westchester County Department of Health.  Please know, this decision was made after careful deliberation by our staff and board and is intended to protect our folks, particularly our most vulnerable community members. 

We are working on alternative ways to meet the community's needs, such as virtual group meetings and friendly check-in calls. The staff is available by phone and email throughout this time. 

If you feel isolated or feel like you need someone to talk to, call The LOFT at 914-948-2932. If you reach a voicemail, one of us will call you back as soon as we can. LOFT Staff can also be reached via email for support. All staff contact information can be found here

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Virtual Chair Exercise Sessions!

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Save the Date For Westchester Pride!

Westchester Pride 2020

Sunday, June 7th from 12:00pm-5:00pm

Downtown White Plains | Court Street - Renaissance Plaza

Stay tuned for more exciting details!

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It’s 2020! Focusing Your Financial Vision

Julia Peloso-Barnes, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Past President of The LOFT's Board of Directors is back for the second installment, Savings and Investing, of the four-part series: It's 2020! Focusing Your Financial Vision. 

Saving and Investing:  Thursday, April 23rd at 7pm
-What’s the difference?
-Fundamentals of saving - Tools for saving
-Tools for investing

 

Each session will run approximately 90 minutes. Refreshments served.
Free to attend, RSVP is required to info@loftgaycenter.org or #914-948-2932 x13

Below is more information about the other installments in the series

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The Harlem Renaissance As Gay As It Was Black Exhibit

In honor of Black History Month, come check out The LOFT's newest exhibit, in partnership with the Stonewall National Museum & Archives, titled
"The Harlem Renaissance As Gay As It Was Black".

Exhibit Description Below

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