The LOFT Celebrates Center Awareness Day!

The LOFT LGBTQ+ Is Proud to celebrate Center Awareness Day.  Learn more about our center and how we help the community! Learn more about our campus by taking a tour!

 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT CENTER AWARENESS DAY

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Mark's Journey

 One Voice: Guest Speaker Mark S King
October 23, 2022-Sun | 11:30 Am-12:30 PM | Hybrid: Virtual & In Person at The LOFT

Get ready to be inspired, join us for ONE Voice, and hear from an incredible HIV Stigma fighter and activist Mark S King! 

MARK S. KING has been a globally recognized activist living with HIV since testing positive in 1985. His blog, My Fabulous Disease, which chronicles his life and the things that inspire him, won the GLAAD Award in 2020, and Mark has also been named LGBTQ Journalist of the Year by NLGJA. His book, A Place Like This, is his funny, wrenching memoir of living in Los Angeles during the dawn of the epidemic. Mark attributes his longevity to staying informed, the love of a good man, and double chocolate brownies made from scratch.

 

 

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Join Us For The PROM!

The Prom

Oct 23-SUN | Meeting at 1:45 PM, show begins at 2:00 PM | White Plains Performing Arts Center

THE PROM is a musical comedy about four big Broadway stars on a mission to change the world and the love they discover that unites them all. So when they hear that trouble is brewing around a small-town prom where Emma wants to take her girlfriend to prom, they know that it’s time to put a spotlight on the issue...and themselves. Broadway’s brassiest join forces with a courageous girl and the town’s citizens and the result is love that brings them all together.

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Coming Out When You're Ready

We know that Coming Out doesn't follow a specific timeline or that it needs to happen on a special day. It happens when you're ready--and we know there's a lot involved with that. You're not alone.
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If you are in the process of coming out, are struggling, and/or need support, know that The LOFT is here for you. We have support groups, social activities, mental health therapy, staff here to assist, and a helpline that you can access at 914-948-2932 x13 or email us at [email protected]
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To learn more about our Support Groups: https://www.loftgaycenter.org/support_groups
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October's OutWalking

Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm

1335 White Hill Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Sunday October 23, 2022
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Join us for a day of fall fun at Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm! Apples and pumpkins will be available to pick up during our outing. There will also be a corn maze for us to explore. There is no admission fee to attend, but please note that to enter the orchard area, participants will need to purchase an apple-picking bag from the orchard.

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Free Financial Workshop on Wealth Building

 The Road to Wealth: Free Financial Workshop
October 29, 2022-Sat | 9:30 AM-3:30 PM | The LOFT

Did you know that it's a myth that so many LGBTQ+ people are wealthy?

In fact, it's the opposite, according to Morningstar, "From the standpoint of income and wealth, LGBTQ people remain at a disadvantage relative to heterosexual people, on average. Average incomes are lower and poverty rates are higher, especially for transgender people and LGBTQ people of color. Ownership rates of financial assets, including retirement accounts and homes, is correspondingly lower."

Come and learn from The LOFT's Annual Sponsor, PRISM Planning and Solutions Group, and LOFT Business Partner, Ilene Amiel from Personal Affairs Administrator, Inc critical things you can do to increase your level of personal wealth and financial assets!

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OUT At The Movies: Concerned Citizen

OUT At The MOVIES goes to the Jewish Film Festival at The Jacob Burns Film Center

OUT at the Movies schedules group outings to films of interest to the local LGBTQ+ community.

Join us on Friday, October 14th to see “Concerned Citizen” at the Jacob Burns Film Center, 405 Manville Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570

The group meets at 7:15 pm, look for Jeffrey wearing the LOFT nametag! Movie starts at 7:45 pm. Film run time 115 min.

All Out at The Movies Attendees who purchase a ticket will receive free popcorn and drink.🍿🥤

🚨🚨This film is part of The Jewish Film Festival. We highly recommend that you PURCHASE your ticket online in advance--to secure your seat. In the past with festivals, there is the possibility of the film being sold out.🚨🚨

For more info on the film and to buy tickets click here, 

Film Synopsis: 

Idan Haguel’s smart satire illuminates the insidious ways privilege can unleash the prejudice within. The story focuses on Ben, who thinks of himself as an enlightened liberal and lives with his perfect boyfriend in a newly renovated apartment in a gritty, “up-and-coming” neighborhood in South Tel Aviv. This skillfully told parable about the mechanisms of gentrification raises an uncomfortable question: Are we as tolerant as we think we are?

Tickets:

 Just head to the film’s booking page on the JBFC website, click on your preferred date and showtime, and follow the instructions.

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LGBTQ+ Professional Mixer: Oct 13

LGBTQ+ Professional Mixer: Headshots

LGBTQ+ Professionals MIXER
Thursday, October 13th | 6-8 PM | Sonesta White Plains-66 Hale Ave | Members and Business Partners who RSVP- Free

Our quarterly mixer is back!  Come meet other LGBTQ+ Professionals in the area, network, catch up with old friends, have a drink, or get a headshot!

LOFT Business Partner, Regency Studios will be there offering professional headshots for the incredible price of only $25 (normal retail: $200).  

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Unity Table Celebrates Coming OUT

Meet LOFT artist in residence, Sphynxx Deity, a recipient of the Artist Employment Program (AEP) grant from Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY).

Sphnyxx will be hosting a Coming Out Project for National Coming Out Day, a DIY puzzle! In addition to this art activity come join us for a community conversation around coming out as we share stories and support one another in our journeys ....wherever we are on them.


Where: The LOFT LGBTQ+ Center Campus
When: Sunday | October 9, 2022 | 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

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LOFT Ally PCSB Bank is Hiring!

PCSB Bank is hiring for a variety of different positions!  PCSB Bank has been a long-time supporter to The LOFT, they are committed to making their workplace a positive place for the LGBTQ+ Community.

 

 

Do you need help finding a job?  Click here to learn more

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