Wisdom of SAGE – Out Alliance program recognized in 55 Plus Magazine

Anne Tischer and Jeff Myers of the Out Alliance, along with multiple SAGE members, were profiled in a spread published in 55 Plus Magazine’s January/February issue detailing the importance, services, and history of SAGE in Rochester. Founded in 2003 as Rainbow SAGE, SAGE Rochester is the local affiliate of national SAGE – the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York […] Read More

Latina trans activist pardoned by NYS Gov Cuomo – path to citizenship open

  By Jeff Taylor for LGBTQNation Transgender Latina activist Lorena Borjas has been pardoned by New YorkGovernor Andrew Cuomo, allowing her to remain in the country and apply for US citizenship. She was once the victim of human sex trafficking, and has dedicated her life to helping those who are in a similar situation. Borjas, originally from Mexico, has walked the streets of New York City for years, passing out condoms and food, connecting trans women to support services, and running HIV-testing and syringe exchange programs. All of her […] Read More

Out Alliance supports demonstration against CDC censorship

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: ROWAN COLLINS, COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER 585-244-8640 (Rochester, N.Y., December 19, 2017) – Late last week, Centers for Disease Control staff were advised to avoid the use of 7 words: transgender, science-based, evidence-based, diversity, vulnerable, fetus, and entitlement in forthcoming budget documents. A demonstration is planned in response for Thursday, December 21, 2017 in front of the Federal Building – 100 State Street – from 8:00-9:30pm. All are welcome and encouraged to join in solidarity. “To […] Read More