OUT Spoken is a community-driven magazine produced by The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center with a focus on LGBTQ+ issues. Check out articles by LOFT staff members, volunteers, and contributors! Click the links below to read each blog post.
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An Absence of Rights: One Year Later
Shepard's Farewell Interview
Celebrating Queer Berlin
Surviving The Holidays
The Arc is Becoming A Circle; Push Back
Hold Me Closer: Why We Need Celebration
Monkeypox: What You Need to Know
A Genderfluid Journey
The Fall of Roe V. Wade
My First Time
It's a Sin
An Absence of Rights
Transgender Day Of Visibility Special Edition: BEYOND VISIBILITY
Power Through Story: Interview with Writer Morgan Boecher
Up and Rising
Welcome The LOFT's New Program Manager, Dennis!
Bareback Sex Resource Guide: Managing The Risks
Why We Honor TDOR
Welcome Our Newest Staff Member!
Ryan's Farewell Interview
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Honoring Those We Lost
Your Voice Matters More Than Ever
Rising Higher and Higher!
It Started With Kopay
Transgender Children Are Under Attack—The Time for Action is Now
Finding My Own Voice with CAN’T TAKE THAT AWAY
Raising Voices: Including LGBTQ+ Equality Within the #BlackLivesMatter Movement
Ballroom Culture: The Black LGBTQ+ Born Culture Inspiring Millions Around The World
Selwyn Walters: An Inspiration To The Local LGBTQ+ Community
HIV in 2020: The Silver Lining
We See You:
How the Hudson Valley Trans Forum Aims To Empower the Community
Does Being Trans, Gender-Non-Conforming, or Non-Binary Put You at Risk For HIV?
Pronouns With Alex: A New Column
National Coming Out Day: A Poem by Dakota Pinon
The Dangers of Walking While Trans
Who Gets To Be Queer On The Big Screen?
A Thriving Queer Culture...100 Years Ago!?
Telling Our Stories: Burning Bright With Flame
Pride Rewind: A Look Back in The Annals of LGBTQ Protests with Aline Allegra
Read About Westchester County Board Legislator Nancy Barr's Personal Experience With Our Community
Senator Gillibrand Makes Historic Announcement At The LOFT
Read About NY State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin's Personal Connection to Our Community
Supreme Court Guarantees Work Protection for LGBTQ+ Community
Westchester Ally MaryJane Shimsky Shares Her Support
How Can the LGBTQ+ Community Show Up For Black Lives?
Larry Kramer: The Man Whose Voice Continues to Shape The LGBTQ Culture
Do You Inject Hormones? Read About Staying Safe From Hepatitis C
5 Facts About Transgender Icon Aimee Stephens