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The Institute of Personal Growth goes virtual

Published Tuesday, March 31, 2020
We have now transitioned 100% to online therapy sessions for the time being. All of our therapists are now equipped to conduct sessions via Lifesize, our high-speed, encrypted, HIPAA-compliant video conferencing platform. (It's like Skype, but better, easier, and more secure!) You won't need to do anything extra on your end -- no downloads, no more»

We Are Trans is hosting a live stream on Facebook for the next month

Published Monday, March 23, 2020
We Are Trans will be doing a live stream every Sunday around 7:00PM. This will feature trans performers from across the US who have had their careers affected recently. There will be a venmo link with social media detail for all performers if you would like to tip. The live stream will take place on the We Are Trans Facebook page.

Announcing Morris County's First Large-Scale Pride Event

Published Thursday, March 12, 2020
In an effort to help combat stigma and discrimination faced by the LGBTQ+ community, a number of local service organizations are producing Morris County’s first-ever large scale pride event, aptly named Morris County PRIDE. This family-friendly event will be a fun-filled day featuring live music, vendors, food trucks, children’s activities, more»

Applications for NJ's 29th Annual LGBTQ Pride Celebration Are Now Available

Published Monday, March 2, 2020
Jersey Pride’s 29th Annual LGBTQ Pride Celebration will be held on Sunday, June 7th in Asbury Park, NJ. The parade, rally, and festival take place from noon to 7:00PM. Last year's event was a major success. More than two hundred artisans, crafters, merchants, community organizations, and food establishments had goods, services, and information more»

A big thanks to our friends at the Pride Center for providing these Health Resources

Published Friday, February 21, 2020
General Health Information and Resources LGBTQ Health-Info and resources from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) LGBTQ Health Navigator-Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Personal Healthcare LGBTQ Health info-Johns Hopkins For more resources, click here.

Pride Center of NJ Awarded $50,000 Department of State Complete Count Commission Grant

Published Thursday, February 6, 2020
HIGHLAND PARK, N.J., Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ The grant-funded project, entitled LGBT Census T.E.A.M. (Targeted Education and Awareness to Multidimensional-populations), is a coordinated, county-wide effort which strives to increase Census participation rates for the LGBT community. There is a critical need that every person who resides in the state be more»

QSpot LGBT Community Center is proud to announce that they are expanding

Published Thursday, December 19, 2019
By: QSpot The new property will continue to be aPHASE TWO dedicated safe space where LGBT and allied community members can socialize, engage, and be supported without fear of prejudice or discrimination. Modeled after QSpot’s Library Lounge, and an integral part of the agency since 2015, the new facility will feature the QSpot Cafe offering a more»

We get this question all the time! Where are the most LGBT-friendly towns in NJ?

Published Friday, November 4, 2016
by Erin O'Niell When Randy Rabney and her wife, Fran Lichtman, decided it was time to pack up their lives in Manhattan more than a decade ago, they only had one New Jersey town on their list of possible destinations: Maplewood. As native New Yorkers, Rabney said they drove to the town "to rule it out," never expecting to take the plunge into the New more»