Fire Island Getaway

Silver Connections Fire Island Full-Day Trip | August 23-Wednesday | Transportation to and from provided $35/Person | Register now to secure spot
Join The LOFT's Silver Connections group for a day trip to Cherry Grove. Enjoy a day by the beach, having lunch and drinks with friends, taking walks, going shopping, and enjoying the natural splendor of Fire Island!

Summertime Queeraoke


LOFT Night OUT at MAZZY'S BAR| THURSDAY, Aug 10, 7-9 PM | Queeraoke Night! 🎶🎙️ Admission Free | Food and Beverage items sold at Mazzy's

Join the gang for an all-new LOFT NIGHT OUT at Mazzy's Bar in Mount Vernon!  Mazzy's celebrated with us at Westchester Pride and is queer-operated and a dedicated safe space for all kinds of fun like QUEERAOKE NIGHT!

Don't miss out on a Queer night of fun, JOIN US!


New Cinema at 7: The Night of The Iguana


Hit a Rough Patch?


On-Site Mental Health Therapy at The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center | Wednesdays from 2:00-7:00pm
Life is full of rough patches, unexpected detours, and plain bad luck.  Sometimes, we may not be able to fully navigate our way through it, which is why being able to process and talk to a mental health therapist can be so valuable.  
Learn how our short-term, confidential, and free therapy sessions can help you if you're going through a rough patch and need to talk to someone.

It's Who You Know


Silver Connections Lunch & Learn | Enhancing Connections As We Age | July 25-Tuesday, 11:30 Am-1:00 PM | Free Lunch Provided | @ LOFT Campus
Having friends and building social networks as we age has all kinds of benefits to our mental, emotional, and physical well-being!  Join our next Silver Connections Lunch and Learn session as we learn from speaker Daniel Jackson LMSW (from DOROT) about the importance of social connections and ways to improve and build yours!

Positive & Powerful

In The US in 2023, living with HIV can be easily managed and controlled. In fact, many people can go on to have incredible lives and live with it for multiple decades.  Even with those gains, we can still need and want support.

ONE Voice is the support group for those living with HIV/AIDS. Come and join our tight-knit group and find the respect, shared wisdom, and support you need from people experiencing living with HIV/AIDS.  You are far from alone, you have a community.


Supreme Court Fallout

Read The Newest Article in OUTSpoken!

On Friday, June 30th, the Supreme Court decided business owners could now legally discriminate against LGBTQ+ Americans and even other protected classes, such as BIPOC communities and women.

The case, 303 Creative v. Elenis, concerns a website designer, Lorie Smith, who argued that Colorado’s anti-discrimination law would compel her to design a website for a gay couple, violating her First Amendment rights by forcing her to express support for something she was against.

In his majority opinion, Justice Neil Gorsuch displayed his affinity for what might seem like subtle nuance and plain language. In reality, his verbal gymnastics could very well serve as the foundation for a complete breakdown in civil rights protections...


OUT At The Movies: Theater Camp

Sleeper Hit of Summer!?

OUT AT THE MOVIES: Theater Camp | July 23-SUNDAY | Jacob Burns Film Center| Group gathers at 4:20pm, 4:40pm Screening | Group discussion at nearby diner (optional)
Everyone is talking about Barbie and Oppenheimer, but could The NYTimes Critic's Pick, Theater Camp be the sleeper hit of the Summer!?  The rave reviews keep coming in and has social media buzzing and gushing!  Escape the heat and join us SUNDAY as we enjoy good cinema and popcorn in a refreshingly cool movie theater!  Tickets can be purchased online.

JULY LGBTQ+ Cancer Awareness



HPV or the human papillomavirus is a common virus that can cause some types of cancer and infections. The HPV vaccine is safe and effective in preventing cervical cancer, anal cancer, throat cancer and anal warts. While many who identify as LGBTQ+ fear discrimination when seeking health care, there are health care providers who are welcoming and inclusive.

CLICK THIS LINK for a list of providers who care about LGBTQ+ health and provide cancer screening services even if you don’t have


El VPH o el virus del papiloma humano es un virus común que se transmite por contacto de piel a piel y es un riesgo para todas las personas LGBTQ+ que tienen relaciones sexuales. La vacuna contra el VPH y los exámenes regulares de detección de cáncer son las formas más sencillas de reducir el VPH y los cánceres relacionados con el VPH, incluidos los cánceres de cuello uterino, anal y oral. Hable con su médico acerca de vacunarse contra el VPH. Todas las vacunas son confidenciales. Si necesita un médico que se preocupe por la salud LGBTQ+ y brinde servicios de detección de cáncer incluso si no tiene seguro, haga clic en este enlace 



Guest Speaker for Spirituality Group!

Empowering Personal Spirituality with Rev. Dr. Raymond Anderson | TUESDAY, July 18, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM | Guest Speaker for The LOFT's Spirituality Support and Discussion Group | Virtual & Free 

Join us with special guest speaker, Dr. Anderson as he shares with the group his approach and spiritual viewpoint on developing, nurturing, and empowering one's personal form of spirituality.