The mission of Harlem Pride is to promote Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Same Gender Loving pride in Harlem and to provide opportunities for networking and communication among its LGBT and SGL organizations and community members.
This weekend, they invite the Harlem community to join them at The Fire Island Black Out (FIBO) and is offering participants a chance to win a Beach Concierge Package: A Beach Bag that includes a bottle of Champagne, champagne flutes, beach towels, sun block, sun tan lotion and many other Goodies.
FIBO is a multi-cultural weekend event celebrating the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community of color and their families and friends. The FIBO weekend focuses on diversity, community, and friendship. EVERYONE regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation is invited to attend and enjoy FIBO!
FIBO’s mission is to bring a unique world-class experience to the LGBT community of color and their family and friends while raising funds for non-profit organizations that provide life sustaining resources to the LGBT community of color. In addition, FIBO provides funding to non-profit groups that support the communities hosting FIBO events.
Established in 2003, FIBO began when two friends decided to give their friends, and LGBT people of color in particular, a unique beach experience. After jokingly tossing around the idea of going to Fire Island, a predominantly white gay beach community, the two friends decided “why not?” and invited others out for a simple day at the beach. That simple “day at the beach,” has grown into one of the nation’s largest, most diverse, and friendliest three day beach events for the LGBT community. Since its beginnings, FIBO has been held in Cherry Grove, Fire Island during the second full weekend of August.
During the three day event, FIBO attendees enjoy dance parties, barbeques, live entertainment, volleyball tournaments, pool parties, and an unparalleled beach experience. While at FIBO, attendees enjoy generous discounts extended by partnering businesses and amenities offered exclusively to FIBO attendees.