Whether you’ve never picked up a paintbrush or are a seasoned artist, you’ll be right at home at HGLHC’s queer Watercolor Paint Nite! This event will be held at the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective, 1841 Broad St. in Hartford, CT at 6:30 PM on July 25, 2023.Join professional artist Krystyna Konieczny as sheContinue reading “Queer Paint Nite: Watercolors”
The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective welcomes our new Executive Director, David Grant! David Grant began his journey in Hartford in 2018 as a VISTA member for the North Hartford Promise Zone. In this position he worked to provide resources to residents in the Clay Arsenal, Upper Albany, and Northeast neighborhoods. He joined theContinue reading “Welcome David Grant!”
Dear Kim, I am worried I have an STI. I have a sore throat and have just been feeling kind of off. I read online that it might be gonorrhea. Do I have an STI? Thank you, Worried Dear Worried, You’re right that a sore throat can sometimes be a symptom of gonorrhea, but itContinue reading “Ask Kim: Do I Have an STI?”
Please note that HGLHC will be closed on July 3 and 4th, 2023 in observance of the July 4th holiday.
Join HGLHC on July 11 at 7pm for a night of Telestrations – but spicy (and informative!)The winner(s) will receive a GIFT CARD so get your (friendly) competition on. “The outrageously fun party game Telestrations will keep your family and friends entertained and laughing! Draw what you see then guess what you saw for hilariousContinue reading “Phone Sex: Sex Telestrations Game Night 7/11”
HGLHC is giving away $15 gift cards to anyone who receives their first or second dose of the MPOX vaccine, Jynneos, at our clinic! These gift cards will be available while our supplies last, so set up your appointment soon. Remember, you need BOTH doses of the MPOX vaccine, spaced about 30 days apart. YouContinue reading “Have you gotten your MPOX vaccine?”
World Pride Day is held on June 28, the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and subsequent Christopher St. March in New York City. Learn about some of the major events in American queer liberation history! 1924: The oldest documented gay rights organization, the Society for Human Rights, is founded. 1950: The Mattachine Society is foundedContinue reading “World Pride Day 2023”
You can show your pride for the LGBTQ+ community AND your favorite health organization by donating to the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective on Give Out Day on June 28. Give OUT Day is set aside for people to support their favorite LGBTQ organizations. Your gift matters for the Hartford Gay & Lesbian HealthContinue reading “National Give Out Day”
Our newest staff member, Justin Bertram, joined us in May as a Certified Dental Assistant, working in our dental clinic. He received his education at Manchester Community College. He started at HGLHC as an intern for the Spring 2023 semester. He says, “I love the work we do here and the capability we have toContinue reading “Welcome to our Newest Staff Member, Justin Bertram!”
We took a lot of photos at Middletown Pride – so check out a few of the best ones here!