Thank you so much for being part of this amazing journey called the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective. As one client recently said to me: “Thank you. Thank you for everything. You’ve saved so many lives…” We wouldn’t have been able to accomplish any of this without YOU. Over the years, we have askedContinue reading “Donate to HGLHC This Holiday Season”
Please note that the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday. We will also be closed Monday, January 2, 2023.
Have you listened to the wonderful podcast Transquat? Every 2 weeks, Clare McCarthy posts a new episode featuring conversations with community members and professionals about trans issues. Our very own HIV Prevention Specialist Kim Adamski was featured on the most recent one, discussing HGLHC and current health concerns facing the trans and greater LGBTQ+ community.Continue reading “HGLHC Featured on Transqat Podcast”
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”
Today is Giving Tuesday, a day of generosity and giving to organizations doing community work. The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective has been here since 1983 providing life-saving services to the Connecticut LGBTQ+ community. Please keep us in mind this Giving Tuesday. You can donate to HGLHC at hglhc.square.site.
We can’t even describe how saddened we are by the shooting in Colorado that killed 5 of our family, and wounded dozens more. We encourage each of you to care for yourself and others as navigating the emotional effects of such violence can be difficult. Please – Be Well. Be Yourself.
Please note that the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective will be CLOSED from Wednesday, Nov. 23 – Friday, Nov. 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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, 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”
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!”