Enjoy A Classic With Us!

Have you ever wanted to read and learn more about LGBTQ+ history, culture and theory?  Join The Queer Community Book Club, read the book selections and join the weekly Saturday discussion!

Their next book to discuss will be "Stone Butch Bluesa novel by Leslie Feinberg.


Take a beat...take a breath


CALM/ Queer Zen presents guest facilitator Brian Gorman. Join Brian and the group as he guides folx with meditation techniques designed to help improve one's holistic well-being.

March 3, 2022 | 5:30-6:30 PM ET | Virtual Event-FREE


In-Person Meetings On-Campus Activities Resume!

It looks like things are moving in the right direction with COVID.  The LOFT is resuming in-person, on-campus meetings again and dropping the mask-wearing mandate!

Read more about it and a few more happy updates in the latest letter by Executive Director, Judy Troilo.  



TransMission Applications Close Feb 28

TransMission scholarships can be used for a WIDE variety of costs that are associated with your transition journey--and you know better than anyone that even those "little" things can add up.  

TransMission is open to all TGNCNB folx 18 and up and who reside in the United States or US territories.  Folx in the Hudson Valley Region are strongly encouraged to apply.  

The application deadline is Monday-February 28, 2022.


Guest Speaker- One Voice

Join us for a very special One Voice as we listen to guest speaker Kalee Garland.  Born with HIV, Kalee has become a social media influencer,  advocate, and educator, working to shatter the stigma of those living with HIV/AIDS. Come listen to her story, leave inspired by her resilience and power!

All are welcome to attend this public event.

February 27, 2022 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM | Virtual Event-FREE


Tracing Your Family Roots

LUNCH & LEARN: Genealogy 101

TUESDAY - February 22, 2022
Virtual Meeting | 11:30am—1:00pm

Learn the basics of genealogy.  People across the globe are interested in finding their roots.  In the United States, there are census records, vital statistics, and newspaper articles that can guide you on your search. Come and join this Lunch and Learn as Program Manager, Dennis Richmond, Jr. (he/him) leads the group on the basics of tracing your biological ancestors back in time!


LOFT Closed for Presidents' Day

Please note that The LOFT will be closed on Monday, February 21 in observance of Presidents' Day. If you need help please e-mail us a loftgaycenter.org and someone will get back to you.


BLACK LGBTQ+ Library Selection

Did you know The LOFT has one of the largest selections of LGBTQ+ literature in the country! Our library of over 6,000+ materials has all kinds of LGBTQ+ stories, including many from Black LGBTQ+ voices.

Visit our library either in person or online to view our selection of Black LGBTQ+ literature!


February Watch Party Feb 23,2022

Join us for a BLACK HISTORY MONTH Watch Party: The Gospel According to André

Synopsis: Take an emotional journey from White Plains resident Andre Leon Talley's roots growing up in the Jim Crow South to become one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators our our times.

February 23, 2022 | 6:30 PM | Virtual Event-FREE


Black LGBTQ+ Leadership Panel : Feb 28-Monday 7-8:30 PM


In celebration of Black History Month, The LOFT is hosting a leadership panel on the future of Black LGBTQ+ Leadership.

Come and listen to local Black LGBTQ+ community leaders address some important questions: What is needed to ensure the growth and empowerment of LGBTQ+ Black leaders? What are the social issues that need to be addressed? How can the broader LGBTQ+ community participate in this empowerment?

Free, all welcome to attend. The event will be taking the place of the LGBTQ+ People of Color Peer Support Group.

February 28, 2022 | 7:00-8:30 PM | Virtual Event

Click to read bios of Panelists