Queer Holiday Movie Night

The holiday season is upon us, and what a better way to celebrate than HGLHC’s queer holiday party and movie night? We will be watching The Happiest Season. From Rotten Tomatoes: “This romantic comedy is about longtime lesbian couple Abby (Kristen Stewart) and Harper (Mackenzie Davis), who made plans to go home to the latter’sContinue reading “Queer Holiday Movie Night”

Trans Awareness Week and Trans Day of Remembrance

This week is Transgender Awareness Week, and Sunday is Trans Day of Remembrance. On TDOR, we commemorate and remember the trans folks who have lost their lives to senseless anti-trans violence over the past year. Please join MCC Hartford this Sunday at 7pm in-person (155 Wyllys St, Hartford) or on Zoom for a candlelight vigil.Continue reading “Trans Awareness Week and Trans Day of Remembrance”

Linda Estabrook to Retire as Executive Director

Linda Estabrook, Executive Director of the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective (HGLHC), will retire on June 30, 2023 after serving the organization as its Executive Director for 34 years. Founded in 1983 by volunteer health professionals and supporters, HGLHC evolved into an impactful organization that empowers individuals of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions to leadContinue reading “Linda Estabrook to Retire as Executive Director”

One Big Event: TWO WEEKS AWAY!

This is no ordinary fundraiser.   This is One Big Event!! There are TWO WEEKS left until One Big Event 2022! So get your tickets ASAP and enjoy a night of food, drink, and dancing, and of course, our AWESOME auction. Attending One Big Event helps raise funds for the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health CollectiveContinue reading “One Big Event: TWO WEEKS AWAY!”

Queer Halloween Craft Night

Celebrate the season by making some SpOoKy crafts for Halloween at HGLHC! Join us at 7pm on October 25 at HGLHC (1841 Broad St, Hartford). Materials will be provided to create a creepy monster collage. You are also welcome to bring your own craft to work on. Halloween snacks will be provided! Attendees must beContinue reading “Queer Halloween Craft Night”

Fun Home at Theaterworks Hartford

Please join the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective as we partner with TheaterWorks Hartford for their powerful new production of Fun Home running from Oct. 8-30. Called, “a beautiful heartbreaker of a musical” by the NY Times. Tickets are half off for ANY performance when you mention our name. Use code 50%HGLHC. This offerContinue reading “Fun Home at Theaterworks Hartford”

Dear Kim: Worried About Syphilis Rates

Dear Kim,  I keep seeing posts on social media and news articles about syphilis rates. I have heard they have been getting higher and higher, along with other STI’s. Should I be worried? How do I protect myself?  Thanks,  Playing It Safe  Dear Safe,  It’s true. Syphilis rates are higher than they have been inContinue reading “Dear Kim: Worried About Syphilis Rates”