Thousands have been an important part of LIGALY's 20 year history.
To celebrate LIGALY's 20th anniversary, we are launching the "I Am LIGALY" project – a compilation of written and video stories about how LIGALY has impacted our lives. Be a part of the "I Am LIGALY" project by sharing your story today.
Dragalicious Purim Party at Garden City – Mar. 2nd
The Aleph Project is celebrating Purim with a party designed for and by GLBT youth on Saturday, March 2nd from 7-11pm at The Center at Garden City. Enter the costume contest, dance to awesome music, enjoy refreshments, and hear the traditional Purim Spiel.
Purim celebrates a time in history when the Persian Jews are rescued from near-destruction, thanks to the heroic actions of Queen Esther, who “comes out” as Jewish to her husband. Purim's twists and turns lend themselves to a holiday best known for its costumes, jokes, noise, and fun…read more
An All-Day Sex Ed Extravaganza – Mar. 9th
Get the education you need to make positive sexual health decisions by signing up for the next Pride Empowerment Project (PEP) Health Cycle on Saturday, March 9th from 10am to 5pm at The Center at Bay Shore.
Through this fun day and informative day, GLBT and allied youth can learn and share openly with their peers about sexual health issues – and get free breakfast and lunch…read more
Would King Have Spoken on GLBT's Behalf?
Since King’s death, every struggling civil rights group has affixed themselves to his passionate cause for justice. The GLBT communities in particular have been reviled for not only naming our struggle as a civil rights issue, but for also naming King as one of the civil rights icons that would speak on our behalf.
As I comb through numerous books and essays learning more about King’s philandering, sexist attitude about women at home and in the movement, and his relationship with Bayard Rustin, I am wondering: would King truly be a public advocate for GLBT rights?
Free Tax Preparation at Both Centers – Tuesdays, 4-7pm
From February through April, The Network is partnering with Bethpage Federal Credit Union (BFCU) to provide free tax preparation services for qualified individuals and households at The Center at Garden City and The Center at Bay Shore. BFCU's 9th Annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program provides IRS certified volunteers, including bilingual tax assistors for individuals and families with annual incomes of $49,000 and below. Tax prep services will be offered at The Center at Garden City and The Center at Bay Shore on Tuesdays from 4-7pm. No appointment is necessary…read more
LI Trans Experience – Wednesdays at Bay Shore
The Center's Long Island Trans Experience (LITE) Program offers weekly support group meetings at The Center at Bay Shore every Wednesday at 7:30pm. Open to transgender and gender non-conforming people, loved ones, and partners, this group is a forum for finding and building community...read more
Restaurant OUTing and Nassau OUTdoors – Mar. 15th
Join SAGE-LI for a fun-filled Nassau OUTing on Friday, March 15th. At 12pm, enjoy lunch at Hunan Restaurant in Greenvale before heading to the Nassau County Museum of Art at 2pm in Roslyn. Explore the exhibition "AB-EX/RE-CON: Abstract Expressionism Reconsidered," which evaluates the generation of abstract expressionist painters who emerged in the US in the years immediately after WWII. Admission to the museum is $10 for adults and $8 for those over the age of 62…read more
Health Series: Let's Talk About Sex – Mar. 18th
Learn about HIV and safer sex from an expert on Monday, March 18th at 1pm at The Center at Bay Shore. Lambert Liu, LIGALY's Health Counselor, will discuss some of the sexual topics that often go unaddressed among GLBT older adults, answer questions, and help you take charge over your sexual health...read more
Meetings & Events
Mark your calendars and join us for the following events:
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