Upcoming Events

The Rainbow Chorus performance. Photo Credit: Michael Gold

The Rainbow Chorus performance. Photo Credit: Michael Gold

Thank you for an amazing Gala! Want to relive the magic of the Gala? Check out this expressive & exciting photo gallery of the event!

Women’s Group @ the Center
Friday, March 27, 7 pm
On the fourth Friday in March, the Women’s Group will meet at 7 pm at Stella’s Restaurant and share a delicious meal with friends. ALL women are welcome. Please email Vickie to RSVP in advance.

Chely Wright: Wish Me Away
Sunday, April 5 at 3 pm
Apuzzo Hall at the Center (map)
A First Sunday Film sponsored by the Membership Committee
Free admission, light refreshments.
Join the Center’s Membership Committee for a screening of Chely Wright: Wish Me Away. Feature-length documentary Wish Me Away is a personal and intimate look at Chely Wright, the first mainstream popular country singer to come out as gay. Watch the trailer here…

March is LGBTQ Health Awareness Month!
Check out our LGBTQ affirming online Health Directory; if you are a provider or know a provider who should be on the list you can add them here. It is free to be listed!

Breaking the Silence Teen Dance
Friday, April 17
7 – 10 pm
Apuzzo Hall at the Center (map)
Calling LGBTQ and ally youth ages 14 to 18make some noise at a dance party celebrating the close of the National Day of Silence! All LGBTQ and ally-identified youth ages 14 – 18 are welcome. Whether or not you’re able to participate in the Day of Silence at your school, you’re welcome to come celebrate your ability to speak out. More details here…

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2015 Youth Scholarship
Apply by Wednesday, April 13

We are proud to announce the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center’s scholarship program for 2015.
•NY Resident in Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan or Ulster County
•Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer OR Straight Ally
•Accepted to a 2 or 4 year accredited college, university, vocational or technical school
•A graduating High School student
Apply today!

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2015 is the year the Center celebrates 10 years since the founding of the Center! Help us continue to grow for 10 more years by making a donation.

Still-Life with Cathie King

Apuzzo Hall at the Center (map)
This exhibit will be on display at the Center April through June.

March 31: Transgender Visibility Day umbrella
For information on Trans* Specialty Healthcare in the area, see our resource page here.
Also, come to our Trans* and Queer Support Group; it is a discussion and peer support group for people of transgender experience, and those who identify as genderqueer, queer or under the broader trans* umbrella. Contact Bec for more details.

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Business Directory
Looking for a place to bank or to shop, or a place to share dinner with friends? Choose businesses that support the Center.
Join our Business Directory today by placing an ad in the 2015 Gala Journal!

Our newest Business Directory member is:
Blue Haven Family
Check out their website here.
Your business could get listed TODAY if you sign up right now!

Support Our Sponsors

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2012-2014 Pride Corporate Sponsor
2012-2014 Gala Silver Sponsor

2008-2013 Pride Corporate Sponsor

2014 Pride Media Sponsor

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From The Blog

Still-Life with Cathie King

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Artist Reception
Saturday, April 4, 5 – 8 pm
Apuzzo Hall at the Center (map)
Cathie King’s photography will be feature in Apuzzo Hall April through June.

Breaking The Silence 2015

FREE Teen Dance Party*
After the National Day of Silence

Friday, April 17, 7 – 10 pm
Apuzzo Hall at the Center (map)

Gala 2015 Photo Gallery

Many thanks to brilliant photographer Michael Gold, who volunteers his time each year to capture wonderful photos celebrating the Annual Gala—held this year on March 7, 2015, at the beautiful Grandview in Poughkeepsie.

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