OUR Stories on the Silverscreen!

PRIDE: A Celebration of Queer Stories | Jacob Burns Film Center | June 1-26, 2023 | Free Tickets-Limited Supply

How amazing is it to have access to world-class cinema, and for June to enjoy queer movie after queer movie!?  That's what's happening for JUNE!  Our amazing business partner The Jacob Burns Film Center is offering five queer films for JUNE and we have free tickets to all of them!  

They are limited supply, first come first serve, and one per registrant. Click below to see the films with Q+A's from directors and filmmakers!

Join us JUNE 1st Burns is having a Pride Street Party starting at 5:30 PM!  They're taking it to the street with food trucks, info tables--and you know The LOFT will be there.  The first screening, Little Richard: I am Everything will happen at 7:00 PM


Sutton Lee Seymour Emcees Westchester Pride 2023!

Westchester Pride's Emcee is Sutton Lee Seymour

Sutton Lee Seymour is back at Westchester Pride, keeping us all on our toes as emcee!  If you know, you know--she's a whole lot of fun with a side of sass that will have you laughing from start to end!  

Come join us as Sutton leads us through the festival with her take on everything!  If you're looking to have a good time at PRIDE, know that Sutton is gonna make it happen!


Ballroom Returns to Westchester Pride!

VOGUE: The Discovery of Self with Benny Ninja, RIDIKKULUZ and Haus of Telfar (in partnership with Arts Westchester)

Join an intimate conversation with Vogue Legend Benny Ninja, as he reflects on his life in Westchester, vogue, the club scene, and discusses "how to create your path while leaving a trail." The program will be moderated by his son, RIDIKKULUZ, from The Haus of Telfar. Following the conversation program, The Haus of Telfar will present an ORIGINAL vogue production created for 2023 Westchester Pride!

Discussion with Benny Ninja @ 2-3 PM | Held At Arts Westchester Gallery, 31 Mamaroneck Avenue | White Plains, NY (short walk from Pride)

Vogue Performance @ 4:00 PM- At Westchester Pride (Court Street b/n Martine and Main)


New TSHV Workshop in May!

TSHV Workshop: May 24th, 4:00-6:00 PM | At The LOFT | Enjoy FREE Delicious Food!

TSHV AAPI Cultural Celebration! We will be sharing East Asian, South East Asian, and Pacific Islander food, and sharing the history of TGNCNB folx of these cultures. What their roles were, how they were viewed then, and how they are viewed now.This event will include a health screening with a $25 gift card for those who get tested and qualify for the gift. 


Mishti & Company Perform at Pride!

Musical Performance by MISHTI with Alex Nolan and Allison Miller

Looking for live music that will rock the house down!? Come and join music powerhouses MISHTI, Alex Nolan, and Allison Miller as they play songs that are sure to have you up on your feet cheering, celebrating, and dancing with mad abandon! It's Pride, so come and let your hair down and feel the delicious noise!


RuPaul's Drag Race star Robin Fierce!


Come and celebrate Connecticut's Grand Diva, Robin Fierce, live as Westchester Pride's Special Guest!  She wowed audiences on RuPaul's Drag Race Season 15 with her sass and charm. Join Robin as she performs twice on stage!  Robin will be available for meet and greets in between performances. Westchester Pride is going to be lit 🔥🔥🔥🔥


Special Art Outing With Bethany Arts Community

Private Showing | SATURDAY MAY 13 1:00 PM | Bethany Arts Community |FREE but limited spaces available, RSVP [email protected]

The incredible folx over at  Bethany Arts Community has offered The LOFT a private screening of John Jarboe's installation: ROSE: YOU ARE WHO YOU EAT.  Explore Jarboe's world of over ten films found in refrigerators, underbeds, and on ceilings, viewers will explore the inner workings of a "gender cannibal" and be asked to reflect on their own journey.  After each showing John will sit with viewers, share a hot chocolate, and discuss what the piece provoked. John will also lead participants through story circles, focused on some of the techniques she developed to create material for Rose.


LOFT Annual Board Nominations Meeting: MAY 10 @ 7:00 PM


Next Board Meeting: Wednesday, May 10 at 7 pm EDT: Board nominations will occur and bylaws changes will also be discussed at The LOFT board of directors meeting. The meeting will be held via teleconference and is open to all members of The LOFT community. Contact The LOFT's Community Engagement Coordinator Stephen McMahon – [email protected] – for the link or contact The LOFT at (914) 948-2932 x13.


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The Whole YOU!

Join us for our virtual LGBTQ+ Professional lunchtime series with Career Coach Jim Arnoff
May 18 | Thursday | 12:30-2:00 PM | Virtual | FREE 

Challenged to be the true you in tough situations? Not quite sure how to share with integrity and claim your full voice under pressure? Uncertain about how much to share about who you truly are personally?

Hear coaching techniques to let go of those blocks that have been holding you back from being as authentic as you can be, how to communicate with conviction, and the best way to embrace all of your professional/personal strengths. No matter where you are in your career, this workshop will give you the confidence, skills, and motivation to become the authentic leader that you deserve by creating the strongest connections...authentically.


Special Screening!

Out At The Movies| Love to Love You & Q+A with Director  | May 10, 2023-Wed | Meets at 6:40, Screening 7:00 PM| Free Tickets No Longer Available | Use Promotion Code: LASTDANCE for discounted tickets. Limit 2 per purchase

Learn about one of the ORIGINAL gay icons, Donna Summer! 

Love to Love You, Donna Summer is directed by Oscar and Emmy-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams and Brooklyn Sudano, daughter of Donna Summer. This exceptional documentary is shaped by Summer’s own reflections, the memories of close family, friends, and colleagues, and filled with the sounds of Summer’s songs.