The LOFT's 2023 Annual Hotel Brunch will feature:
- Entertainment by local Drag Superstars Angel Elektra and Shay D'Pines
- Unlimited brunch spread
- Cash Bar
- Raffle including a weekend stay at Motto by Hilton New York City Times Square, $200 Marriott Bonvoy giftcard and more!!!
- Location: Sonesta White Plains, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains, NY
December 8th, 2023 -Friday | 7:00-10:00 PM | Free to Attend | $25 e-gift cards for those who participate in a health screening | at LOFT Campus
The LOFT's Trans Support of the Hudson Valley is hosting another video game party! Join us in playing Super Smash Bros, Mario Party, and Mario Kart, on the 8th of December! Pizza and refreshments will be served.
.*If you have your own switch controllers, definitely bring them. We also welcome bringing other multiplayer games to the party!
For any questions, please email [email protected] for any questions.
Join our team! We're currently hiring for
The LOFT is committed to creating an anti-racist and LGBTQ+ culturally competent environment. We encourage applications from individuals who
share our commitment to diversity and inclusion. To be considered, please submit your resume, cover letter, and portfolio showcasing your relevant work to [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The LOFT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
LOFT Night Out Make Music Day HOLISLAY Sing-a-Long,featuring Christopher Fasulo on piano, is happening at Sing Sing Kill Brewery on Thursday, December 21 at 7PM. Everyone is invited to celebrate the solstice in song with this very special LOFT Night Out holiday edition as part of the international Make Music Day movement. SSKB partners with the LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center and the Ossining LGBTQ Alliance on the LNO series uplifting queer performance and encouraging community engagement. Mike Risko Music spearheads the Make Music Day Ossining/Briarcliff with live music programming free throughout the community semi-annually on the solstice.
Admission is free, and pricing for food and drinks is available through the venue. Mocktails, kombucha and more are available for non-alcoholic beverages.
*Special night Wednesday November 29th! (No meeting Thursday 11/30)
Queer Voices Open Mic with Croton Pride
Black Cow Coffee Company.
Join us with Queer Voices as we embark on our first open mic outing at the Black Cow Coffee Company a queer owned and operated business on Croton on Hudson. Bring an instrument or play some of ours. Listen, sing, share in this night of music and fun. Meet new LGBTQ+ local group Croton Pride and learn about new local initiatives. All skill levels welcome
Day 2: Hudson Valley TransForum:
Night of Resilience with Evangeline + Mauve!
NOVEMBER 18, 2023-SAT. | 6:30-9:30 PM | LOFT Campus 252 Bryant Ave, White Plains, 10605
Genderqueer renegades, Evangeline and Mauve are back, ready to light the night on fire with their ferocious performances! Come join us for Night of Resilience, a community celebration of TGNCNB strength, joy, art, creativity, and resiliency. Held annually after the Hudson Valley Trans Forum, all are welcome to join in the party.
Countdown: Only 10 more days!
November 17-Friday at 9:30 AM: Miles Borrero (He/They) is The TransForum's keynote speaker this year! Prepare to be inspired!
Throughout his many lives, Miles Borrero has survived fronting a Latin rock band, riding horses competitively, acting on various stages across the US, and nannying a six-year-old. He has been Catholic, Jewish, and a frequent guest at Krishna’s house, and has lived life as a boy, a girl, a woman, a man, and something in between.
Learn more about his extraordinary journey as he sets the stage for an AMAZING Hudson ValleyTransForum!
Day 1: Hudson Valley TransForum
NOVEMBER 17, 2023-FRIDAY | 9-4 PM | SUNY Westchester Community College: Gateway Center 75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595: Use Parking Lot 1, parking is free
Workshop Spotlight: Queering the Classroom: Centering TGNCNB Youth| 10-11:15 PM
Through the Equity X Design Framework, we are going to take a critical look at the idea of belonging that builds a brave space for all children, but centering TGNCNB Youth. We will discuss what it means to design at the margins, what a transformative classroom looks like, what transformative environments look like, and co-create & co-design with youth.
Workshop Spotlight: Employment and Housing Rights for Trans and Non-Binary Communities: Join us for a conversation on legal protections in housing and employment for trans and non-binary communities in Westchester County. Trans and non-binary people face high rates of discrimination and harassment at home and work, whether by landlords, superintendents, employers, neighbors, co-workers, or others. In this workshop, we will hold space as a community to discuss our experiences and concerns related to discrimination and hate in housing and employment, learn important information about our protections under local law, and have the option to participate in an art-based empowerment activity.
Conference Spotlight: Service Workshop: Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and Their Families: 1:30-2:45 PM by CenterLane This presentation is for service providers who work with the LGBTQ+ community or their families. The workshop will discuss best practices to support the client and their family. We will explore factors that go into working with LGBTQ+ youth and their families, the impact of family acceptance, and skills to utilize in family work.