Posted by Jeffrey Guard · August 16, 2022 11:14 AM
Join us on Thursday, Aug. 18th to see “Fanny: The Right to Rock” at the Jacob Burns Film Center, 405 Manville Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570
The group meets at 6:45 pm, look for Geoff wearing the OATM button! Movie starts at 7:00pm. Film run time 96 min.
In the 1960s, in sunny Sacramento, two Filipina-American sisters got together with other teenage girls to play music. Little did they know their garage band would evolve into the legendary rock group Fanny, the first all-women band to issue an LP with a major record label...
Posted by Jeffrey Guard · August 12, 2022 11:05 AM
TONIGHT: Join The AMAZING folx at Nod Hill Brewery
to celebrate the release of our collab with Bellwoods Brewery, A Beer They Made! After months of planning, a road trip for Kat up to Bellwoods in Toronto, and multiple brew days, we are so excited to share this beer - created with the goal of raising awareness about trans, non-binary & gender-fluid folks working in the brewing industry.
Here's more information from their site:
This evening’s event will feature live
performances on the Biergarten stage from Alexandra Burnet & MorganEve Swain , plus a pop-up market of LGBTQ+ vendors starting at 4pm, including:
Jewelry by the Strangest Places
Plants from Your Queer Plant Shop
Leather wallets & wearables from Beacon Craft Studio
Artwork prints [including some Nod Hill bottle labels] from our very own Kat Michaud
We will also be joined by the New Haven Pride Center & Apex Community Care, and we are also grateful for the support of the Aldrich Museum on this project.
We hope you’ll enjoy this spicy, zesty & refreshing 4.5% saison - we’ll have it on draft in the Biergarten and available in 4pk cans to go [you can order them now in our online store at www.nodhillbrewery.com
SPECIAL THANKS to Nod Hill Brewery donation of $600 to The LOFT's Transmission Program!
Proceeds from the sales of this beer will directly fund that donation! See you tonight.
Posted by Jeffrey Guard · August 09, 2022 12:09 PM
August 23rd-Tue | 11:30-1:30 PM | At The LOFT
Join the Know Better, Live Better workshop that focuses on managing health disparities as it relates to Aging LGBTQ+ Elders.
Know Better, Live Better is an initiative to promote community well-being and reduce health disparities in Westchester County. The program takes an evidence-based “trusted messenger” approach, which relies on a group of trustworthy Westchester residents to open discussions about disease prevention, finding health information, and accessing health services.
This event is tailored for members of the LGBTQ+ over the age of 55+ and will take place during Lunch and Learn.
Posted by Jeffrey Guard · August 06, 2022 10:55 AM
Saturday, August 13th | Music in our Lives | Unity Table Event
Meet artist in residence, Christina Picciano
(she/her), a recipient of the Artist Employment Program (AEP) grant from Creatives Rebuild New York
(CRNY). As a queer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, she will work with The LOFT to use music and advocacy to empower the community and address social justice issues. This is an interactive music and discussion meeting.
For this discussion, Christina invites you to
participate in an open dialogue on how music uplifts and empowers our community and becomes an outlet for social change and personal expression.
BYOI: Bring your own instrument or try one on hand at the meeting!
Posted by Jeffrey Guard · August 05, 2022 2:01 PM
Posted by Jeffrey Guard · August 03, 2022 11:09 AM
The Respect for Marriage Act is a popular, bipartisan bill that would protect both same-sex and interracial marriages. The Respect for Marriage Act (RMA) passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week with support from 47 Republicans and every Democrat – and momentum is growing on both sides of the aisle for the Senate to act in the days ahead.
But your support is needed, click below to learn what you can do: click here
Posted by Jeffrey Guard · August 02, 2022 3:42 PM
We have a new resource tab for all your questions around Monkeypox (MPV). We'll be updating it as more information comes along that can be beneficial.
Please note, we know that slots for the 3rd Clinic, 1st dose clinic are all filled up. We are waiting for the 4th Clinic link. As soon as we receive it, we'll send it out. Keep a look out on our website and social media, or our new resources tab.
Posted by Jeffrey Guard · August 01, 2022 12:52 PM
Responding to Surge in Demand, The LOFT Announces Third and Fourth, First-Dose, On-Campus Monkeypox Vaccination Clinics in Partnership with the Westchester County Department of Health for Thursday, August 11th and August 18th
Posted by Jeffrey Guard · July 28, 2022 12:19 PM
That time of year is here! The annual Fire Island Invasion is back! The LOFT will be joining up with LGBTQ+ Senior groups from all around the Tri-State area, for an entire day spent enjoying the beach & pool, going on walks, browsing local shops, having lunch and drinks at the renowned Ice Palace, and perhaps some entertainment too!
Posted by Jeffrey Guard · July 27, 2022 9:51 AM
NEW in OUTSPOKEN!
In our first inaugural Healthcare Column, Nurse Matt gives everyone the breakdown of what you need to know about Monkeypox! Read how you get it and what you can do to protect yourself!