The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective turns 40 this year! Come dance, eat, drink, and be merry while helping support HGLHC’s life-saving mission at our biggest fundraising event of the year. Featuring a silent auction and a live auction! Plus, food, dancing, friends, and fun. Each ticket purchased and auction item bid on helpsContinue reading “One Big Event 2023: HGLHC’s 40th Anniversary”
Come to HGLHC to enjoy a movie night! We’ll be watching “Shiva, Baby!” to celebrate Bisexual Awareness Week. “College student Danielle is faced with a series of awkward encounters at a day-long shiva, a Jewish gathering during a time of mourning. Amongst overbearing relatives, she is rattled by the appearance of an ex-girlfriend and ofContinue reading “Movie Night: Shiva, Baby!”
Two exciting events coming up from Hartford Athletic this month! On Sept. 20, they will be hosting a hiring expo with over 100 employers present. Registration is free – you can register at hartfordathletic.com/expo. Then, on Sept. 27, they’re having their annual Pride Game! It starts at 7pm at Trinity Health Stadium. You can getContinue reading “Hartford Athletics Pride Night and More!”
Catch HGLHC at Hartford Pride on Sept. 9, 12-6pm on Church St in Hartford! We’ll be there with our table full of goodies, answering your questions and telling you about the great services we offer to the community. See you there!
Dear Kim, I heard that the Red Cross recently changed their rules about blood donation. Does this mean gay and bisexual men can donate now? What are the rules? I would like to help others by donating blood, and I’m a bi man, so I want to know about eligibility first. Thank you, Want toContinue reading “Ask Kim: Are Gay Men Eligible for Blood Donation?”
Please note the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor Day.
Let’s say farewell to summer with a queer outdoor craft night! Join HGLHC at Elizabeth Park on Sept. 12 at 5:30 PM for a tie dye event. Bring a tshirt or other item you want to tie-dye – we’ll provide the dye and supplies. Bring your friends! If the weather is bad, the event willContinue reading “Tie Dye in the Park”
Red Cross’ new eligibility screening process for blood donation asks everyone the same questions, regardless of their orientation. It focuses on risk behaviors, not who you love. All questions are gender neutral and people will answer the same questions regardless of sexual orientation. Anyone can engage in sexual behaviors that increase HIV risk, and soContinue reading “New Blood Donation Eligibility Screening”
Dear Kim, When I’m on dating apps, a lot of folks say they don’t use condoms because they are taking PrEP. I know PrEP prevents STI’s, but does it prevent all of them? I find it hard to believe that you can just stop using condoms since PrEP is available. Can you clear this up? Continue reading “Ask Kim: What Does PrEP Protect Me From?”
You asked, we listened! Starting in August, our new clinic schedule will feature expanded hours on Thursdays from 3pm to 8pm. Call 860-278-4163 to schedule your appointment! Los jueves ampliamos nuestras horas de clinica. Tu lo pediste, Nosotros escuchamos! Nuestro nuevo horario de clinica sera jueves de 3:00 pm a 8:00 pm. Llama para hacerContinue reading “New Clinic Hours”