Lesbian Pastor’s Widow Takes On Harlem Church

img_2020A lesbian pastor’s widow is battling the Presbyterian Church for refusing to pay her pension. Continue Reading →

The Mourning After June 12th Orlando Shooting

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We often hear that death is a part of life. I remember a time when people lived to be so old, they would even forget their age. At the funerals, there would be a correction during the reading of the obituary, due to a lost birth certificate being discovered. Continue Reading →

‘The Wind Is Spirit’ With Sonia Sanchez, Angela Y. Davis, Jewelle Gomez And Assata Shakur

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Told Griot style (a western Africa oral tradition of storytelling to maintain historical ties to the past), this combination anthology and biography brings together a wide range of prominent authors and activists, including Sonia Sanchez, Angela Y. Davis, Jewelle Gomez and Assata Shakur.

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Sponsored Love: Audre Lorde Honor Day At 3rd Annual LGBT Book Pride

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As part of Integrity Harlem / LGBT Ministry on Audre Lorde Honor Day at 3rd Annual LGBT Book Pride at 12 noon – 3:30 pm, on July 16th, 2016. Continue Reading →

Sharpton, Cuomo, de Blasio And Clinton Makes Appearance In NYC Pride Parade

649292731-543155640AHarlem based Rev. Al Sharpton made an unannounced appearance in the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday, marching alongside thousands of LGBT supporters two weeks after the massacre at a Orlando, Fla., gay nightclub. Continue Reading →

Harlem Unites For The Road Race In Marcus Garvey Park

harlem united1On Father’s Day, this coming Sunday, the second annual Harlem One-Miler will be held in Marcus Garvey Park.  This event is open to all fitness levels and ages.  Continue Reading →

American Apparel Faces Backlash For Pride Collection Bag

American-Apparel in harlem an lgbtqaHarlem’s American Apparel on 125th Street and around the world is known for its support of the LGBTQ community almost as much as its lamé leggings and controversial advertising. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: BP Diaz Honors Christine Quinn At Bronx LGBTQ Pride Awards

bronx diaz lbt1On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the sixth annual Bronx Borough President and Allies LGBTQ Pride Awards Ceremony at Billy’s Sports Bar. Continue Reading →

Special Amateur Night With The Fabulous Deborah Cox At The Apollo

Deborah Cox attends the 10th Annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala at The Apollo Theater_Photo by Shahar Azran for WireImageOn Wednesday, June 15 th , in celebration of Black Music Month, the world famous Apollo Theater will present an especially “soulful” edition of its signature show with Amateur Night: Nothin’ But Soul. Continue Reading →

Gap Trims Old Navy And Banana Republic In Brand Overhaul In Harlem And Other Locales

photoGap Inc. reported quarterly earnings on Thursday with bad news for fans of two of its brands. The apparel giant announced it’s closing 75 Old Navy and Banana Republic stores outside North America, including closing all its Old Navy stores in Japan, as part of an organizational right-sizing that CEO Art Peck hopes will reverse its fortunes. Continue Reading →