Author Archives Kim Adamski

  • Quieres tomar la prueba de VIH en español? Ven al Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective el 4 de octubre, 2021 de 12pm a 8pm. Llame para una cita: 860-278-4163. Want to get tested for HIV in Spanish? Come to the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective on Oct. 4, 2021 from 12pm-8pm. Appointment required […]

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  • Dear Kim,There’s a lot of talk about COVID-19 booster shots. I already got two shots back in May – why will I have to get another? I thought I was all set on immunity!Thanks,Got the Shot Dear Got the Shot,A lot of people are confused about getting a booster shot, so you’re definitely not alone. […]

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  • Thinking about growing your family? Curious about the options for LGBTQ+ folks? The Health Collective is hosting a virtual series on some of the common ways that queer families have kids! Join us on Sept. 28 at 7pm to learn about IVF (In-Vitro Fertilization) with Kathy Paniati, RN and Dr. Alison Bartolucci of UConn Fertility. […]

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  • September is the perfect season for a bike ride, don’t you think? So join us on Sept. 16 for an LGBTQ+ Bike Ride, cohosted by Trek Bicycle of Newington, CT! The Tour de Friends LGBTQ+ Bike Ride will take place on Sept. 16. We’ll meet at 5:45 PM in the parking lot at Lasalle and […]

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  • Many veterans are experiencing anxiety and mental health issues triggered by the current events in Afghanistan. If you are a veteran experiencing mental distress, please review these resources to help. Imminent suicide prevention and immediate harm: 211 or 911 Suicide crisis line: 800-273-8255 Crisis services: 800-467-3135 24/7 Substance Use/Detox/Transportation: 800-563-4086 Domestic Violence Hotline: 888-774-2900 English, […]

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  • This Wednesday, August 18, we are hosting an MPowerment Virtual Trivia Night alongside MPowerment New Haven! Come show off your knowledge, chat with other gay and bi men, and win prizes! That’s right – we said PRIZES! Register in advance here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkcO6uqD8rHtwBnZjk2PisRJJT8UjgOKaN Questions? Email kima@hglhc.org.

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  • Whether you’ve never played before or you’re a seasoned DND fanatic, all are welcome at HGLHC’s Dungeons and Dragons Gay Night! We’ll be playing a one-shot quest, hosted by Dungeonmaster Adam Stearns. To keep things moving, randomized pre-statted character sheets will be provided. Food will be provided for participants, as well as all supplies needed […]

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  • Mark your calendar! The 19th One Big Event will take place on November 13, 2021 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. Support The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective’s services, like sexual health, dental, and health education by purchasing a ticket at onebigevent.org or email Dan Millet and Danm@hglhc.org.

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  • A happy 4th of July from us at the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective! Have a safe, fun holiday. Here’s a few health and safety tips: If it’s hot, be sure to stay hydrated and in the shade. Wear sunscreen and reapply as directed. The safest way to see fireworks is to attend a […]

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  • Dear Kim, At long last it seems like COVID-19 is finally starting to go away at least in Connecticut. A lot of my friends are back to dating like before. Is that safe? Are there any precautions I should still be taking for COVID? Thank you, Cautiously Romantic Dear Romantic, Things have been looking up […]

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