NYers Can Now Choose 'X' Gender Marker On Driver License, ID Cards, Hochul Announces

DAILY VOICE: 

With the start of “Pride Month” just days away, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a historic step in removing barriers for transgender and non-binary New Yorkers.

Hochul announced that New Yorkers will soon have the option to choose “X” as a gender marker on driver’s licenses, learner permits, or non-driver state ID cards.

“As we prepare to celebrate Pride Month in a few days, I am excited to announce this historic change that represents another victory in our fight to help ensure equality and respect for the LGBTQ+ community," the governor said. 

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WESTCHESTER PRIDE 2022: JUNE 5-Sunday! FREE, Join Us!

Connect. Smile. Laugh. Heal. Celebrate! Learn. Shop. Flirt. People Watch. Make Friends. Dance. Family Outing. Enjoy Scrumptious Food with Good Company. Have Fun....
What's Your Reason? There are so many!
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WESTCHESTER PRIDE | JUNE 5-SUNDAY | 11:30a-5:00p

Free Admission | DT White Plains, Court Street & Renaissance Plaza | After Party-Sonesta 6:00-8:30p

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The Pet Parade is Back!

Bring your social-friendly pets to Westchester Pride and enter the contest! Drag queen Rhoda Rollins Stone will be the host of the pet parade, which is sponsored by Choice Pet. Don't miss the chance for you and your pet to strut your stuff in front of an audience!
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Emcee Olivia Lux and Co-Host Maxxx Pleasure Join Westchester Pride!

 We are over the moon to share with you that RuPaul's Drag Race Queen Olivia Lux will be joined by co-host and Drag King, Maxxx Pleasure.  We can't wait to find out what kind of tea these two are going to be spilling on stage!  

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Thank You Platinum Sponsor Leonard-Litz

The LOFT would like to thank The Leonard-Litz LGBTQ+ Foundation, a Platinum Sponsor for Westchester Pride 2022.  The Foundation helps fund organizations that advance the interests and well-being of the LGBTQ community. They have become a powerhouse in the region, helping The LOFT and numerous other organizations serve the community for the past two years.  We owe so much to The Leonard Litz Foundation as their support is essential to helping us deliver many programs and services that benefit The LGBTQ+ Community in Westchester County and The Hudson Valley Region. To learn more about these LGBTQ+ Champions, visit their website: leonardlitz.org

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Kevin Smith Kirkwood Headlines Musical Performances!

Broadway sensation Kevin Smith Kirkwood is our headline performer for Westchester Pride!  Come and listen to the Kinky Boots singer electrify the crowd! 

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Thank You TD Bank , Pride 2022 Sponsor!

A big thank you to TD Bank, Westchester Pride's Platinum Sponsor.  We are so grateful to have the support of TD Bank. They have been stalwart allies to the LGBTQ+ Community and to The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center for years making all kinds of things possible for The LOFT.  But it's not just our center, they have a national program focused on empowering and uplifting The LGBTQ+ Community.  We encourage everyone to learn more and read the inspiring stories at tdbank.com/foreverproud.

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January 23-29, 2023


1/30-Monday

Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

In-Person: The Artists LOFT, create a special vision board with Sphynxx Deity
6:30-8:30 PM


1/31-Tuesday

Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Al-Anon (AAC) (In-Person):
6:30-7:30 PM

Men's Peer Support Group:
7:30-9:00 PM


2/01-Wednesday

Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00PM

FREE Mental Health Therapy (In-Person):
1:00-7:00 PM

Center Lane TransParentcy (virtual):
6:30-8:30 PM

20-Somethings Peer Support Group:
7:30-9:00 PM

Writers Workshop: Submissions due Feb 8
by midnight


2/02-Thursday

Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

C.A.L.M. - Centered at LOFT Meditation:
5:30-6:30 PM

In Person: LOFT Night Out! 🥳🎶🎤🎉🍻🌭
7:00-9:00 PM

LGBTQ+ Mental Health Peer Support Group:
7:30-9:00 PM


2/03-Friday

Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Lunch with The LOFT:
12:00-12:45 PM

In Person: LGBTQ Youth Night 🍕✨🎶
6:30-8:30 PM * Please note e-blast/newsletter time of 7:30-9:00 PM is an incorrect typo.

Lesbian Social Network:
7:30-9:00 PM


2/04-Saturday

Office Closed

Queer Community Book Club:  10:00-11:00 AM

LGBTQ+ Survivor Support Group: (Group is closed to new members after Jan 28)
10:00-11:30 AM

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA):
6:00-7:00 PM


2/05-Sunday

Office Closed 

Grief and Loss Discussion Group:
1:00-3:00 PM

Transgender Peer Support Group:
4:00-5:30 PM


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