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  • Now in its 6th year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its […]

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  • Effective October 24, 2017: Due to increased demand for STI screening and treatment, we are no longer accepting walk-ins during our Monday and Thursday clinic – you MUST call ahead of time for an appointment. If you cannot make our clinic, please call and we can refer you to another health agency. Please note that […]

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  • We know that many of us are watching the devastation in Texas from the massive flooding. We want to help yet may prefer to avoid some of the traditional agencies that get donations in such circumstances. A couple of organizations in Houston that you can consider supporting are Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church and The Montrose […]

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  • In honor of US Independence Day, we are closed July 3rd and 4th! If you are enjoying the holiday, please stay safe: use condoms and know your and your partners’ HIV and STD status, wear sunscreen, and while they too may be fun – don’t use fireworks inappropriately. Fireworks Safety Sunburn First Aid and SPF […]

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  • A great rally on June 11 on the steps of the Capital. Check out the speeches by our very own Miguel Gonzalez and Randol Vasquez!

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  • Every year, June 27th is National HIV Testing Day. This event will be open to everyone of all ages, genders and sexual orientations. The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective is noted for our professional, confidential and sensitive setting for HIV and STD testing. All testing that day will be free. Appointments are suggested by […]

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  • On the 1 year anniversary of the Pulse atrocity, we remember the 68 injured and the 49 murdered. We vow to never stop fighting hate. Those whose lives were cut short were: Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old Amanda L. Alvear, 25 years old Oscar A. Aracena Montero, 26 years old Rodolfo Ayala Ayala, 33 […]

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  • The 23rd Annual Queer Prom was spectacular with over 130 kids having a blast!  Thank you to all our volunteers who made it possible, especially our friends at the Imperial Sovereign Court of All Connecticut! Photos: Did you have your photo taken at our photo booth at the prom?  Our staff will be working hard to […]

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  • In honor and memory of those who have served our country… we are closed on May 29th, Memorial Day. There will be no clinic night. We reopen for regular hours on Tuesday, May 30th. Please stay safe over the long weekend and thank a vet. The HGLHC Team

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  • What:  HGLHC’s 2nd Annual Tea Dance – Benefiting HGLHC! Where: Camp’s Restaurant 412 Main St., Middletown CT 06457 When: Sunday, June 18th from 4-7pm The Going’s On: Drink and Food Specials DJ Giovanni Dancing Great Music $10 Cover at the Door Fun for ALL LGBTQ Folks & Friends SPREAD THE WORD!  

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  • “We Rise by Lifting Up Others.” Robert Ingersoll It is incredible and amazing that there is a day set aside for giving to the LGBTQ community.  But then we have always been resourceful and creative, it just comes naturally.  You have to be when there are obstacles to face.  Now more than ever, there are […]

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  • You and your partner want to get tested for HIV. Maybe you are entering a new relationship. Maybe there are concerns about each person’s willingness to practice safer sex techniques, or disagreement about what is okay or not in an “open” relationship. We now offer a safe place for you to work on these issues while […]

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  • Scholarships For Scholars Congratulations to all the students going to school this fall. You’ve worked hard and you deserve it. However, there is one tiny detail that you need to deal with: money. You need a lot of it to be a student. You need it for tuition, books, room & board. The list is […]

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  • Updated May 27th, 2017: The 23rd Annual Queer Prom was spectacular with over 130 kids having a blast!  Thank you to all our volunteers who made it possible! Queer Prom 2017 “A Prom with Pride” May 26, 2017 50 South Main Street West Hartford – West Hartford Town Hall From 7pm to 11pm $15.00 admission at […]

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  • Everyone has health goals, challenges and needs. The LGBT community has far ranging and unique ones. The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective can help you be a healthier, better and improved you. If it’s time for that HIV test or to get a Pap smear or to get your teeth cleaned, the Health Collective […]

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