Westchester Pride 2022 Event Line Up

 Sunday, June 5th | 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM | Court Street between Main and Martine, White Plains, NY | Free admission

Westchester Pride is approaching fast--don't miss the celebration! On top of all the other exciting performances, musical acts, and Pride vendors, drag queen Olivia Lux of RuPaul's Drag Race fame will attend to be this year's emcee and so much more!!

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Important Message from Executive Director, Judy Troilo

The past few years have marked a frightening and deeply uncertain time for the LGBTQ+ community. A political agenda has arisen which intends to challenge our hard-earned freedoms. In light of the recent Supreme Court leak, The LOFT's Executive Director tells us what we can do to stand up for our community, our rights, and ourselves.

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One Place For ALL Hudson Valley Prides

LGBT Life Westchester, The LOFT's sister site is collecting all the Hudson Valley Pride's in one place, called Pride in Westchester!  Visit the website and click on the blue tab on the upper right of the website and get all the information you need to know!  Is your town/village/city having a PRIDE celebration you would like us to post: email: [email protected] and we'll post it (limited to groups in the Hudson Valley Region).

 

 

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FREE Mental Health Therapy now available at The LOFT

(*For those who were trying to access the registration form, we apologize for the technical glitch that was preventing you from doing so, it's been fixed!)

Are you looking for LGBTQ+ Affirming Mental Health Therapy?

Beginning May 18-Wed, there will be open slots for therapy appointments

The LOFT will be a site for the Mental Health Association of Westchester's "Driving Toward Resilience" program, which brings behavioral health mobile units to local organizations for FREE, confidential, and ongoing therapy appointments available to all.

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Trans Housing Workshop

NEW Trans Workshop on Affordable Housing

Monday, May 23rd | 6-8 pm | The Field Library - 4 Nelson Ave, Peekskill NY | FREE Admission | Food & Refreshments Served

Do you identify as TGNCNB and are looking to learn more about securing safe and affordable housing in Westchester, then come join us for the Trans Support Workshop Series - Affordable Housing & Rentals for the Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, & Non-Binary Community.

How can tenants avoid popular scams in the Hudson Valley, and what are their rights when considering renting from a building that is either for sale or actively in foreclosure? Lawyers Shain Filcher and Tanya P. Dwyer hold a fireside chat for transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary folx looking to find affordable housing.

To learn more: 

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Become a 2022 Westchester Pride Volunteer!

Join The Celebration!

Become a volunteer for Westchester Pride and be a part of one of Westchester's most anticipated celebrations of the year!  We need you, more than ever!

Sign up for the Pride Volunteer Orientation (It's also a Pizza Party!) MONDAY; May 16th, 6:30-8:00 PM.

To learn more and register:

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OUTSpoken: Read The New Personal Essay

Read the newest addition to OUTSpoken, a heartfelt personal essay by contributing writer Gary O'Brien, coming to terms with a painful part of his past during the AIDS Holocaust of the 80's and 90's and a loved one who didn't make it.

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Climb on Up!

 

New LGBTQ+ Rock Climbing Group

The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center is thrilled to share that we have a new rock climbing group!  They meet on the 1st Monday of the month from 7-9 PM (next: May 2). No experience is necessary.

Click here to learn more

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Time To Party!

Time To Party!

April 30, 2022-Saturday  | 1-3 PM | At The LOFT Campus: 252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605

The warm part of Spring is here and what better way to enjoy it than with friends!  Join us Saturday for SpringFest, a celebration of our volunteers. 

Are you interested in volunteering? Then come and meet fellow community members and learn about their experiences.  Enjoy fun and games, music by DJ HausBoi.

Free to attend for all!  If you are a volunteer, pre-covid looking to reconnect please RSVP and let us know.  All volunteers should RSVP for the event to access free meal vouchers.

Special Thanks to SpringFest Sponsor, REGENERON!

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LGBTQ+ Professionals: It's Who You Know

It's Who You Know

One of the best ways to advance in your career is to meet new people who can help you!  That's why networking is so important. Come and join The LOFT and Out Professionals LGBTQ+ Mixer! 

May 5, 2022-Thursday | Sonesta Hotel Downtown White Plains (formerly Crowne Plaza) 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601 

Come mix and mingle, meet new friends make new business connections!  

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