Discussions About Cancer

Discussions About Cancer will be meeting on Monday, October 15th, 2018, 7:00pm, at The LOFT: LGBT Community Center.
 
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NEW Sexual Compulsives Anonymous Group Starting at The LOFT

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous will be staring a new group here at The LOFT and is going to start meeting

Thursday, June 7th from 7pm-8:15pm. The group will be meeting every Thursday after that. 

 

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCAis a 12-Step Recovery program for sexual compulsion, sex addiction and romantic obsession.

SCA's primary purpose is to stay sexually sober and to help others to achieve sexual sobriety. Members are encouraged to develop their own sexual recovery plan, and to define sexual sobriety for themselves.

It is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from sexual compulsion.

 

Click below to view a brochure with more information about the group and to view SCA's website.

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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 meets on Wednesdays from 7:30pm - 9:00pm and wants you!

Meeting Schedule and Topics:

September 5th - Accountability, Beta Reading, & Setting Writing Goals

September 19th - Writing + Resolving Conflict

October 3rd - Roundtable Workshop

October 17th - Writing LGBTQ+ Identities & Writing Outside of Your Own Identity

November 7th - Roundtable Workshop

November 28th - Publishing, Part 2

December 12th- Roundtable Workshop

December 14th - LOFT Open Mic Night

Read below for more info!

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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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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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Read more below.

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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

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How to Take Action on the Transgender Military Ban

The LOFT condemns Trump's proposed transgender ban in the military. Are you outraged too? Do you want to protest? Here are some ways to resist!

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Governor Cuomo Takes Action to Ensure Insurance Coverage

Governor Cuomo Takes Decisive Action to Ensure Insurance Coverage for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals.

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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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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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