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.

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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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Be Part of Pride Before It's TOO Late!

Now is the perfect time to join us for Westchesester Pride as a vendor, sponsor or advertiser in the Pride Guide--or all THREE!

 

Become a Sponsor (Easy Pay Online!)

 

Become a Vendor (Easy Pay Online!)

 

Advertise in the Pride Guide 

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Call For LGBTQ+ Artists

The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center is proud to partner with Upstream Gallery for Queer Perspectives Art Show.

We invite all artists exploring LGBTQ+ themes to submit recent work for a national juried show held at Upstream Gallery from June 23rd to July 17th, 2022. We seek current, creative, personal explorations of LGBTQ+ life, issues, history, and culture. Our aim is to draw attention to and celebrate the less often heard voices and thoughts of this vital part of our artistic community.

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NEW LGBTQ+ Rock Climbing Group

Climbing To The Top!

ALL-NEW SOCIAL 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)

Come climb, train + kick it with other LGBTQ+ folx who love to climb! No experience is necessary. LGBTQ+ Rock Climbing is offered to all who are seeking a fitness experience with members of the LGBTQ+ Community ages 18 and older.

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SpringFest is Party Time!

DJ HausBoi at SpringFest

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

Free for all | Volunteers Eat Free

SpringFest is almost here!  Are you a LOFT Volunteer looking to reconnect after a COVID hiatus--SpringFest is the place for you! 

Volunteers eat for free, come and reconnect with old friends, and meet others. DJ HausBoi from Troupe 429 will be mixing the music! It's a springtime celebration you do not want to miss!

RSVP now and let us know you're coming!

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LGBTQ+ Professional Mixer

Are You on The List!?

Buy Your Tickets Now

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

Our fabulous LGBTQ+ Professional Mixers are back, in-person! The LOFT has partnered with OUT Professionals to host a networking/social mixer for all LGBTQ+ Professionals in Westchester and the surrounding Hudson Valley Region. 

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

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Visit Westchester Pride's Hub Page!

Are you ready for one of the most anticipated events of the year!?
That's right, Westchester Pride is Back, better than ever! June 5th-Sunday is when we'll come together, connect, have fun and celebrate!
We're expecting over 7,000 visitors this year, easily making it one of the biggest Pride events in Westchester History!
Are you ready for it!?

VISIT our Westchester Pride HUB PAGE, for all the latest updates

 

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Become a Sponsor

Advertise in Our Pride

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