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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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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His Health: Grow Stronger Together

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His Health, an interactive online community where providers can learn, share, and nurture a lifetime of meaningful patient engagement for Black gay men.

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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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