Calling all tabletop GAYmers! Join HGLHC for a one-shot Dungeons and Dragons tabletop gaming adventure on June 13, 2023 at 7pm. We will be playing at the Tabletop Gaming Center in Newington. Please sign up in advance here: https://forms.gle/NzPQYH3ztu6KH33h7 Supplies and character sheets will be provided, so all you need to bring is yourself. If you’veContinue reading “Dungeons and Dragons One-Shot GAYme Night”
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Closed 5/29 for Memorial Day
Please note that the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective will be CLOSED on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Have a great weekend!
Volunteer with HGLHC during Pride!
Want to volunteer with HGLHC during Pride Month 2023? Come have an AWESOME time showing your pride, helping us table, and joining the parade. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Happy Pride!
International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia
May 17 is International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia. The theme this year is “Together Always: United in Diversity.” The LGBTQ+ community is hugely diverse. Folks from all backgrounds, races, socioeconomic classes, countries, and cultures identify as LGBTQ+. Embracing diversity within the movement, and in our greater society, is paramount to moving LGBTQ+ rightsContinue reading “International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia”
Hepatitis C Testing Day on May 18
Have you ever been tested for Hepatitis C?The CDC recommends all adults be tested for Hepatitis C (HCV) at least once in their lives. That’s why HGLHC is holding an all-day HCV testing event on May 18, 2023. Testing for HIV and other STI’s will also be available. Testing is by appointment only, so pleaseContinue reading “Hepatitis C Testing Day on May 18”
Sponsor a Student at Queer Prom 2023
Queer Prom 2023 is coming up in June, and we want to make sure it’s AWESOME! At Queer Prom, no student is turned away for inability to pay. That’s why we’re asking you to SPONSOR A STUDENT to attend. $20 defrays the cost of one student attending prom. Please consider donating! Go to hglhc.square.site andContinue reading “Sponsor a Student at Queer Prom 2023”
Ask Kim: Can STI’s Go Away On Their Own?
Dear Kim, Is it true that some STI’s can go away on their own? I have heard this a few times on the internet, but you know how information from social media can be. That’s why I want to check with you. Can my body fight an STI off on its own? Thank you, JustContinue reading “Ask Kim: Can STI’s Go Away On Their Own?”
May 18 Benefit Show
Come to dinner and a show on the patio at Marlborough Pizza & Restaurant on Thursday, May 18, 2023! Have a delicious dinner, enjoy an exciting adult comedy hour drag show, and support the life-saving services provided by the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective. Dinner is from 4:30-6pm, with a choice of chicken, fish,Continue reading “May 18 Benefit Show”
May 9: LGBTQ+ Abortion Access Discussion
People of all genders and orientations get abortions! That’s the REACH Fund of Connecticut is partnering with the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective on May 9, 2023 at 7pm to bring you a discussion on LGBTQ+ abortion access. Let’s talk about how abortion services could be made to be more affirming to the LGBTQ+Continue reading “May 9: LGBTQ+ Abortion Access Discussion”
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. People identifying as LGBTQ+ experience sexual violence at a higher rate than their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts. They are also more likely to be denied services due to anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination. You can help! Here are some ways: These are some resources for survivors of sexual assault: YWCA Sexual AssaultContinue reading “Sexual Assault Awareness Month”