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NOVEMBER 17, 2023-FRIDAY | 9-4 PM | Free to Attend, RSVP appreciated | Breakfast & Lunch Served | SUNY Westchester Community College Gateway Center 75 Grasslands Rd Valhalla, NY 10595 Parking in Parking Lot 1, parking is free

The Hudson Valley TransForum is open to all: service providers, allies, and community members.  Help us make this the best one ever by filling out the survey.  It's super quick but will give us valuable information about what to include in the conference.


LOFT Night OUT-November

Sing Your Heart Out

LOFT Night Out - Queeraoke
November 2, 2023 | 7-9 PM
Sing Sing Kill Brewery

Join us for another fun-loving time at LOFT Night OUT for Queeraoke at Sing Sing Kill Brewery. Bring your friends, bring your good energy and get ready to belt out your favorite songs for two hours of singing, laughing, and enjoying good food and drink.


Gaymes Night Halloween Fun

Gaymes Night Halloween

Gaymes Night-Costume Fun!

October 28-Friday | 7-10 PM | LOFT Campus | Free Admission

Join us on the Saturday before Halloween for GAYMES NIGHT!  Wear a costume and get into the spirit as we play our favorite board and card games!  (Costume is 100% optional).

Bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to enjoy and/or share.  You also have the option to buy pizza slices ($2.50/slice) cash only. 


Oct 19- LGBT Center Awareness Day


October 19th-Thursday is Center Awareness Day.  As a community center, we serve thousands of people every year with so many different types of groups, activities, events, and programs, most of which are free.  

Center Awareness Day is an opportunity to connect with us and take stock of how much, collectively we are building in the community through all of our activities. 

Come and visit us Thursday, October 19th and get some free banned books and our Drag is Art merchandise (while supplies last). Learn more about Center Awareness Day below:


Save The Date: Hudson Valley TransForum 2023


NOVEMBER 17, 2023-FRIDAY | 9-4 PM | Free to Attend, RSVP appreciated | Breakfast & Lunch Served | SUNY Westchester Community College Gateway Center 75 Grasslands Rd Valhalla, NY 10595 Parking in Parking Lot 1, parking is free

We are so excited to share with you that the next date for The Hudson Valley TransForum will be November 17th-Friday, 2023, and will be held at SUNY-Westchester Community College, Gateway Campus! The conference this year will be one day with two tracks of workshops: one for community members and the second for service providers.  On Saturday, Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) and Night of Resilience will be held at The LOFT campus.  Stay tuned, more updates to come!


2023 Transtober Fest

Transtober Fest!

Transtober Fest
FRIDAY-OCT 27 | 7:30-9:30 PM | FREE Admission
Mazzy’s Bar |559 Gramatan Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10552

Join the funnest party for Halloween, Transtober Fest, a celebration of our TGNCNB community and Halloween! Come and enjoy a lively atmosphere of games, costume contests, good drinks, and laughter at LOFT Night Out venue, Mazzy's Bar.  Open to all who are Trans Affirming. Admission is free, for menu prices please visit Mazzy's Page.


LOFT Families: A Spooktacular Party

Spooktacular LOFT Families Fall Fest

"Spooktacular LOFT Families Fall Fest" | October 29th-Sunday | 2 pm - 4 pm | FREE at The LOFT: 252 Bryant Ave, WP, NY, 10605 |Games | Activities | Refreshments

Join us for a bewitching Halloween experience like no other! The Spooktacular LOFT Families Fall Fest is a Halloween event dedicated to LGBTQ+ families and youth. This event aims to provide a safe, welcoming, and celebratory environment where families can come together to enjoy a night of spooky fun, creative expression, and community bonding.


OATM: Strange Way of Life


OUT at The Movies: Strange Way of Life | October 12-Thursday | Meet at 7:00 PM, Screening at 7:15 PM | Buy your tickets online and in advance

Join us for a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month-Queer Style with an Out At The Movies showing of Pedro Almodóvar's newest film Strange Way of Life, featuring Pedro Pascal and Ethan Hawke. There will also be a screening of Almodóvar's other short film, The Human Voice, starring Tilda Swinton.


Closed Monday, Oct 9: Indigenous Peoples' Day

The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center offices will be closed. Monday groups will still occur, please check our calendar. If you require assistance please use our Helpline: ([email protected]) or (914) 948-2932 x 13 and someone will contact you upon our return.


Rally For Our Rights

We Will Not Be Banned

Rainbow Rally | October 11, 2023-Wednesday
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM | 
In Person: The LOFT Campus 

For Immediate Release

The LOFT LGBTQ+ Center Partners with Advocacy Groups to Mobilize Community in "Rally for Our Rights"



Free Banned Books and Pride Merchandise to be Distributed

(White Plains, NY)

October 5, 2023 – The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center is proud to announce the Rainbow Rally, taking place on October 11, 2023, from 6:30 PM to 8 PM at The LOFT Campus, 252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605. Hosted in honor of Coming Out Day, the event is free to attend.

The Rainbow Rally aims to raise awareness about strategies being employed to suppress, minimize, and erase the LGBTQ+ community. The event also seeks to provide practical solutions that individuals can implement to counter the rising tide of LGBTQ+ hate.