Today marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs September 15 to October 15. We believe that intersectional identities and diverse experiences enrich society and this group. Today and every day, Rochester LGBTQ+ Together celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of those of Latine ancestry.
Trans Day of Visibility 2022
Today, March 31, is Trans Day of Visibility, and our message to all of our transgender, non-binary and gender expansive friends and family remains the same: You are valid, worthy, and loved. We see you, hear you, and support you….
2 Year Anniversary
July 17 was a significant milestone for us: the two year anniversary of Rochester LGBTQ+ Together! What formed as a small online social group during the onset of the pandemic and closure of our local LGBTQ+ community center quickly expanded…
Trans Lives Matter
To our transgender, non-binary and gender expansive friends, our message is simple: The world is a better place because you exist. This Pride month and every day, we see you, support you, and love you. We’ve got your back.
Pride in Monroe County
Thank you, Monroe County Executive Adam J. Bello for recognizing Rochester LGBTQ+ Together in your County Pride proclamation speech today and for allowing us to participate in the Pride flag raising ceremony. Rochester LGBTQ+ Together Director Braden Reese was honored…
Today, Rochester LGBTQ+ Together encountered hate speech while out during a program in daylight on a very public sidewalk in Rochester. While we are thankful that we’re all physically alright, we were a bit shaken up. This reinforces two things…
Hate Speech at UB
While we value freedom of expression, Rochester LGBTQ+ Together stands wholeheartedly with those against Michael Knowles speaking on the University at Buffalo campus. Knowles, who is a commentator at The Daily Wire, a conservative news site founded by Ben Shapiro,…