Hey Everyone, We’ve been on hiatus and will be back soon but wanted to share some timely information with our readers. First, we applaud the State Senate for passing historic legislation to give lesbian and gay couples the freedom to marry in New York State. This information comes right in the middle of the annual [...]
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 [...]
Founded in 1985, the Lavender Light Gospel Choir is a mixed chorus (women and men). Although the group encompasses many ethnic and spiritual backgrounds, the choir provides a special ministry to black lesbians and gays, who have historically been pressured by their communities to choose between their blackness and their gayness. Their repertoire includes gospel [...]
Next month, Harlem will host to its first ever Gay Pride Celebration. Harlem Pride will be sponsoring several events that will celebrate the pride and diversity of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and Same Gender Loving (SGL) neighbors and organizations in Harlem. The scope and vision of the inaugural Harlem Pride event by its founding [...]
Staceyann Chin at the June 10 benefit for Revolution Books at the Knitting Factory. For more on Staceyann Chin, click here. NOTE: Video Contains Strong Language
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Maya Angelou is among several celebrities lobbying New York state senators to vote for marriage-equality legislation. According to the Advocate, Angelou (who maintains a home in Harlem) placed three phone calls to state senators in the past week, compelled by her belief that allowing same-sex couples to marry is a matter of fairness.