Trans Blueprint: A Call to Action
Join us for a trans-led community town hall, as we discuss the Governor’s Blueprint to End the AIDS Epidemic in transgender communities of color.
When: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
Where: National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. – 215 West 125th Street, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10027
Why: Because #TransLivesMatter
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Posted on November 3, 2015 at 4:33 pm
Detalles del Evento
Sea parte del Plan para Eliminar el SIDA
¡Venga! íÚnase!ííUna serie de discusiones regionales a lo largo del estado de Nueva York han sido programadas para envolver a la comunidad para mover hacia adelante Plan para Eliminar la Epidemia hacia la Acción!! •Reciba información sobre el VIH/SIDA en su región. •Provea comentarios sobre necesidades de servicios en su región. •Participe en discusiones regionales [ara eliminar la epidemia.
La reunion culminará con un Llamado a la Acción a todos los particpantes para ser parte del Plan para Eliminar la Epidemia del SIDA para el año 2020.
Si requiere de acomodación especial para poder asistir o para mayor información por favor eníenos un correo elecrónico a: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on October 23, 2015 at 1:09 pm
Governor Andrew Cuomo made a historic announcement Thursday evening of new regulations to protect all transgender New Yorkers from discrimination in basic needs, including housing, employment, public accommodations credit, and education. These new regulations require that the New York Human Rights Law’s definition of “sex” and “disability” discrimination now include gender identity, gender expression, and gender dysphoria.
Up until now, select cities and counties in New York have local gender expression non-discrimination laws, but no uniform statewide protections have been in place. These ad-hoc protections have had predictably spotty results: A transgender New Yorker working at a job in Suffolk County, for example, was protected legally from workplace discrimination because of gender identity, but could be evicted on the same reasons from an apartment in …
Posted on October 23, 2015 at 12:30 pm
Looking for love, book nerds? We’re so excited that our superfun literary speed dating is back in action: I Like Your Glasses! returns Tuesday, November 3 at 7pm, co-presented by our friends at CoverSpy, Harper Perennial, and Catapult. Bring a book to break the ice and meet other readers for a chance connection you might otherwise have missed on the F train or browsing the stacks.
Next Tuesday, October 27 at 7pm, we’re so excited to be launching Kate Gavino‘s illustrated book Last Night’s Reading, a beautiful and intimate look at Kate’s journey visiting hundreds of author readings all around the city (and a quite a few at our humble abode!). Kate will appear with some of her favorite authors: Jazmine Hughes, …
Posted on October 20, 2015 at 4:49 pm
Just 9 days until Halloween! Do you have your costume yet? The nice folks from New York Magazine chose our shops as a top pick for costumes on the cheap, and we have to agree we’ve got what you need for a thrifty all hallow’s eve. Feeling uninspired? We assembled a little inspirational pop culture costume collage from items available on shophousingworks.org and shared it on Instagram. Don’t want to think? We’ve got a bevy of actual costumes up for grabs at Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen, West Village, and Columbus & 74th.
You can rock while you roll through Hell’s Kitchen at their Rocktober sale. Pick up a new instrument, new music and new-to-you threads. Also on Saturday, Yorkville …
Posted on October 20, 2015 at 11:31 am
WHAT: LGBTQI Asylum Seeker & Refugee Event at the United Nations Church Center
WHEN: Tuesday, October 20, 12:00pm-2:00pm
WHY: Because LGBTQI rights are human rights & LGBTQI persons in socially conservative areas must flee and seek asylum in order to evade imprisonment for who they are and whom they love
WHERE: United Nations Church Center, East 44th Street (across the street from the UN), NYC
RSVP: Email email@example.com with “ATTN: LGBT Asylum Event (10/20)” as the subject
We’re thrilled that our own Scott S. Davis, Program Coordinator for the Housing Works Asylum Project, as well as Housing Works clients and staffers, are panelists at the LGBTQI Asylum …
Posted on October 16, 2015 at 1:06 pm
WHAT: Campaign 4 NY/ NY Housing Forum on the call for 35,000 units of supportive housing statewide
WHEN: Friday, October 23rd, 3:00pm-6:00pm
WHY: Because Housing = Healthcare
WHERE: NY Society for Ethical Culture Auditorium, 2 West 64th Street at Central Park West
WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP
- Join us for this forum on October 23rd!
- Share this post on Twitter and Facebook! Tweet
Posted on October 9, 2015 at 2:45 pm