Disability Pride Month

In Rochester, NY, July is ROC Pride Month. But this month is also Disability Pride Month! Rochester LGBTQ+ Together celebrates the intersectional identities of LGBTQIA2S+ disabled folx this month and always. We take this moment to reaffirm our commitment to…
CONTINUE READING Disability Pride Month

An Uptick in Hate

In recent months, Rochester LGBTQ+ Together has noticed a significant uptick in hatred directed toward both our organization and greater Rochester LGBTQIA2S+ community. From in-person protestors to online posts and comments to emails and more, we refuse to tolerate hate…
CONTINUE READING An Uptick in Hate

Support LGBTQ+ Kids

“Pride isn’t about turning straight kids into queer [or trans] kids. Pride is about not turning queer [or trans] kids into dead kids.” Don’t make assumptions about your child’s identity or orientation. Be crystal clear that you’ll love them just…
CONTINUE READING Support LGBTQ+ Kids

Garden Update

Garden Update! We added our new intersex-inclusive Pride garden flag and did about two hours of much-needed weeding at the Community Pride Garden plot! The peppers, tomatoes and marigolds are flourishing right now!
CONTINUE READING Garden Update

Stonewall Vigil & Rally

Tonight was truly beautiful! Thank you to everyone who joined us for Rochester LGBTQ+ Together’s First Annual Greater Rochester Community Stonewall Remembrance Vigil & Solidarity Rally! Thank you to Brittan Hardgers, Brian Bartlett, Shauna Marie O’Toole, Bill Moehle and Braden…
CONTINUE READING Stonewall Vigil & Rally

Garden Update

Garden Update! Our Team Member Mara is currently pet sitting so her very prideful fur friend Lewis helped water our Community Pride Garden plot today! How cute is he?!
CONTINUE READING Garden Update

Garden Update

Garden Update! After our Walk & Roll program last night, some of the Together team headed to 490 Farmers to water the Community Pride Garden plot and do a little bit of cleanup work. In addition to multiple peppers, we…
CONTINUE READING Garden Update

Juneteenth

Today, as we commemorate Juneteenth, Freedom Day – now a federally observed holiday – we recognize the long march toward freedom, remember those who have fought hard to break the physical and metaphorical chains of oppression, and honor their incredible…
CONTINUE READING Juneteenth

You Are Not Alone

“You are not alone.” No matter what the world throws at you or how dark and desperate things may seem right now, remember that you are never battling any of it alone. You have an entire community cheering you on…
CONTINUE READING You Are Not Alone