All Black Lives Matter

Today seems like a good day to restate Rochester LGBTQ+ Together’s belief that All Black Lives Matter and reaffirm our commitment to supporting and uplifting the most marginalized and oppressed members of our own LGBTQIA2S+ community, particularly BIPOC and TGNCNB+…
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As ROC Pride Month comes to a close, we want to take a moment to send a huge THANK YOU to everyone who joined us for the last two months of Pride! From attending events to stopping by for conversations…

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…
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ROC Pride 2022

The Rochester LGBTQ+ Together team and friends had an amazing time celebrating our LGBTQIA2S+ community at today’s ROC Pride Parade & Fest! Thank you to everyone who marched with us, cheered us on, stopped by our table, and those who…

Out at the Ballgame

We cannot say thank you enough to Rochester Red Wings for allowing us to partner with them again this year on Pride Night! Each year, this annual event gets even more special. The LGBTQ+ community showed up and had a…
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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…
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I have a thousand thank yous to say, but I’m going to start here. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, to my fellow Rochester LGBTQ+ Together team members (including Mara not pictured) and their incredibly supportive partners. Pride…

Pop-Up Pride

I heard someone today say how lucky we all are in Rochester and Monroe County because we effectively get 2 months of Pride, but honestly, it never really stops! Rochester LGBTQ+ Together’s monthly Pop-Up Pride events, for example, happen 12…

Thanks for the Support

From social media follows/likes/comments to resharing posts and helping to spread the word to program attendance to monetary donations, we are incredibly grateful for your continued support of the vitally important work that Rochester LGBTQ+ Together continues to do for…
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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.