Return of The LOFT's OUTWalking Group

Sunday, March 31st | 10:00am

Join OUTWalking at beautiful Cranberry Lake Preserve which features several miles of trails that will take us past a diverse array of habitats, including a four acre lake, meadows, cliffs, swamp and forest.

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Share your Story About Foster Care & Adoption!

LGBT ActionLink: Center Action Network needs your help as they collect stories for an upcoming hearing with U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Azar, which will cover the authorization of religious-based discrimination in foster care and adoption.

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GLSEN Award Dinner

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Call for Nominees for The LOFT Board!

The LOFT invites members with experience and insight to join its Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors has the general duty of governing the business of The LOFT.

The LOFT: The Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to further the cause of inclusion, diversity, and pride through education, advocacy, and celebration. Founded in 1983, the organization is guided by its core values of respect, inclusivity, opportunity, and integrity.

Being a member of the Board of Directors provides you with a unique opportunity to:

  • Contribute to the success of The LOFT
  • Make a positive impact on the LGBT community, and 
  • Serve your community

For more information and how to submit a nomination, click here.

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Beyond the Pronoun: An Improv Group

The LOFT is excited to announce the all new BEYOND THE PRONOUN Improv Workshop series which was piloted at our TransForum in November!

The Beyond the Pronoun workshop series uses improv to deepen connections between people across the gender spectrum.

This is a FREE 10 week program, being held from 7-9:30pm every Tuesday starting on Feb. 26th
Upstairs from The LOFT in the The Memorial Methodist United Church (250 Bryant Ave)

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NEW Group Alert - Growing Families!

The LOFT and Hudson River Doulas present Growing Families. This group is open to all parents and caregivers of babies from birth through age two. Expectant parents are also welcome to join our community!

Growing Families will take place at The LOFT on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm.
First Half of 2019 Meeting Dates: 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8
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Westchester Medical Center's LGBTQ Healthcare Survey

Westchester Medical Center's Adult Primary Care Center is looking to learn more about the needs of Westchester's local LGBT community. 

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Needs Assessment Results Are In!

Stand Up and Be Counted
LGBTQ+ Service Use and Needs in Westchester County: A Report from the Westchester County LGBTQ+ Survey, 2018

The LOFT: LGBT Community Center partnered with the Westchester Community Foundation, WJCS Center Lane, the LGBTQ Legal Project at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, and Yonkers City Council Majority Leader Michael Sabatino to conduct a needs assessment of the Westchester LGBTQ community.

The results of this first-ever survey can be found here.

 

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LOFT Writers Workshop

Have you ever thought about writing creatively, but don’t know where or how to start? Do you have a novel, short story, poem, or play inside of you that’s begging to be set free? Have you done creative writing in the past, but stepped away for a bit and are looking for a way to get back into the craft? Do you want to try something new surrounded by a great support team?

The LOFT Writers Workshop meets select on Wednesdays from 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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Edie Windsor Leaves $50,000 to The LOFT

Marriage Equality Pioneer, Activist and Icon, Edie Windsor leaves $50,000 gift to The LOFT.

Although The LOFT's dear friend, Edie Windsor passed away on September 12, 2017, her legacy lives on.

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