Take the Westchester LGBTQ Survey - Chance to Win $100 Amazon Gift Card

Are you LGBTQ, live in Westchester, and are age 16 and older?

If so, participate in our 15-minute survey about your experiences and needs! The LOFT: LGBT Community Center is partnering with WJCS Center Lane, the LGBTQ Legal Project at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley and the Westchester Community Foundation to collect data to improve lives of LGBTQ+ people in Westchester County.


¿Es LGBTQ? ¿Vive en el condado de Westchester y tiene 16 años o mas?
Si lo es, participe en una encuesta de 15 minutos sobre sus experiencias y necesidades. El centro comunitario The LOFT: LGBT Community Center, WJCS Center Lane, LGBTQ Legal Project en servicios legales de Hudson Valley, y la fundación Westchester Community Foundation están trabajando juntos para colectar información para mejorar las vidas de personas LGBTQ+ en el condado de Westchester. La encuesta está disponible en inglés y español. Toda la información colectada es anónima y usted puede ganar una de ocho tarjetas de regalo de Amazon de $100 por participar.



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Springfest 2018 Dinner & Dance


Join us in thanking and celebrating our amazing volunteers as we welcome in Spring! 

When: Saturday, March 24th, 2018 from 6:00-9:00pm (Doors Open at 5:30pm)

Where: The Sanctuary Above The LOFT, 250/252 Bryant Avenue (Upstairs from The LOFT), White Plains, NY, 10605

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Help Ban Conversion Therapy in New York!

Help support a proposed ban on conversion therapy in New York! Write to your New York legislators here to show your support for this ban. 

Over 20,000 LGBTQ youth are at risk of experiencing this trauma. Help make sure this doesn't happen! 

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Pride in Politics Author Reading & Book Signing: The People's Victory

Pride in Politics will be having an author reading, panel discussion, and book signing of The People's Victory: Stories from the Front Lines in the Fight for Marriage Equality.

When: March 28, 7:00pm

Where: The LOFT: LGBT Community Center

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LOFT Edu Pilates Mat Returns!


LOFT Families St. Patrick's Day Event

When: March 17th, 2018 from 10:00am-12:00pm

Where: At The LOFT: LGBT Community Center

There will be crafts, book reading, and light refreshments.

$5-10 suggested donation – more if you can, less if you can’t.



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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LOFT Writers Workshop Next Meeting!

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?

Then The LOFT Writers Workshop wants you!

Meeting Schedule:

March 14th from 7:30pm-9:00pm

April 4th from 7:30pm-9:00pm

April 25th from 7:30pm-9:00pm

May 16th from 7:30pm-9:00pm

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PrideAbility Over the Rainbow Workshop

Wednesday, March 21, 2018: 11:00am-1:00pm

At The LOFT LGBT Community Center, 252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605

A two-hour workshop for LGBT people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, during which attendees will be invited to hear about and discuss options for the formation of an LGBTQ Advocacy Coalition in New York State.  Models, such as Forbidden Fruits, Eastern Long Island GSA and FREE To BE, will be discussed.

RSVP:  Contact Claire Miller at (516) 870-1645 or CMiller02@FamilyRes.org

If accommodations are needed (for example, sign language interpreters) please let us know in advance. Are you interested in hosting a meeting or becoming a volunteer? For more information, contact Claire Miller at 516-870-1645 or CMiller02@FamilyRes.org

Pizza and Beverages will be served - Bring lunch if dietary restrictions apply.

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Transgender Law Center- CDC's Banned Words

Spread the word!

The amazing people at the Transgender Law Center are asking anyone directly impacted by the #CDC's #7bannedwords to please fill out this form:  http://bit.ly/2kfz8gp