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Harlem Pride LGBT Events This Weekend

Harlem Pride LGBT Events This Weekend

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 [...]

June 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Pride Invites You to Fire Island Black Out

Harlem Pride Invites You to Fire Island Black Out

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 [...]

August 13, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Shout! — Lavender Light Gospel Choir Pride Concert

Shout! — Lavender Light Gospel Choir Pride Concert

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 [...]

May 22, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Harlem Gay Pride Festivities for 2010

Harlem Gay Pride Festivities for 2010

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 [...]

May 18, 2010 | 4 Comments More
Staceyann Chin — All Oppression is Connected

Staceyann Chin — All Oppression is Connected

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

July 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem June 3, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem June 3, 2009

Rangel Apologizes for Remark About Obama Visiting Harlem President Obama declares June ‘LGBT Pride Month’ Obama a Pragmatist, Risk Taker in Choosing Sotomayor Obama picks GOP congressman to head Army President Obama and Michelle’s picture perfect marriage wasn’t always so, says new book ‘Renegade’ Obama ‘Hope’ artist has 14 Boston charges dropped Obama Signs Bill [...]

June 3, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Maya Angelou Calls for Marriage Equality

Maya Angelou Calls for Marriage Equality

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.

June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments More