✨JOIN US | TRANSFORUM | In Person!

November 11-12, 2022 | In Person at LOFT Campus: 252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605 | Free

 Hudson Valley Trans Forum is back in-person!  Join us for this two-day conference centered on education, advocacy, and empowerment for TGNCNB communities and allies.

Join the largest regional conference discussing key issues related to the TGNCNB communities. Breakfast and Lunch provided. All Events are FREE

Come and listen to Trans Forum's Key Note Speaker for Day Two, Rae Leiner.  They will be speaking about finding strength in yourself and your community. 

To register for the event, click here

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November's Out Walking: Teatown Lake Reservation

Sunday | November 13 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM | Teatown Lake Reservation

Join us on a beautiful fall outing around the Teatown Lake Reservation! We will hike approximately 6 miles and take in picturesque lake views as well as hike along farm fields and through wooded areas. This is an intermediate trail which features uneven terrain and some minor hills to climb. Please note that there is a $7 parking fee. 

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FLOODWATERS: Creative Writing Workshop

JOIN US FOR THIS UNITY TABLE EVENT!

Unity Table: Floodwaters Workshops

Sunday-November 13 | 11:30 am-1:00 pm| The LOFT Campus 252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10602

Join an intergenerational eco-writing workshop sponsored by ArtsWestchester, The LOFT, and The Academy of American Poets! No writing experience is necessary, just bring your creativity! This workshop is made possible by the Academy of American Poets with funds from the Mellon Foundation.

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JOIN The TransFORUM

Hudson Valley Trans Forum:

November 11-12

November 11-12, 2022 | In Person at LOFT Campus: 252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605 | Free

  Hudson Valley Trans Forum is back in-person!  Join us for this two-day conference centered on education, advocacy, and empowerment for TGNCNB communities and allies.

Come and listen to Trans Forum's Key Note Speaker for Day One, Shepard Verbas, The LOFT's Director of Programs and Services as he discusses the importance of power in visibility. 

To register for the event, click here

 

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Free Out At The Movies Screening!

Join us for the reception and screening!

Thursday | October 27 | 5:30 PM Reception and 6:30 FREE Screening | Jacob Burns Film Center

Mama Bears is an intimate, thought-provoking exploration of the journeys taken by Sara Cunningham and Kimberly Shappley, two “mama bears” —whose profound love for their LGBTQ children has turned them into fierce advocates for the entire queer community — and Tammi Terrell Morris, a young African American lesbian whose struggle for self-acceptance perfectly exemplifies why the mama bears are so vitally important.

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Transtober Fest 2022!

Saturday, October 22, 2022 | 1-4 pm
FREE| Rain or Shine | Pet-Friendly | All Ages
 Drew Church Parking Lot, 28 Gleneida Ave, Carmel, NY 10512
RSVP encouraged, but not required

Don't miss out on all the Halloween fun at Transtober Fest! 

Costume contest with cash prizes!  Musical guest All My Friends with The LOFT's CRNY artist-in-residence Christina Picciano will be performing!  There will also be crafts, activities, open mic-share your thoughts, and information tables.  

It's going to be in the same location as last year, Drew Church in Carmel, NY.  

 

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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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To learn more about our Social Activities:
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