Facing The Lonliest Time Of The Year In Harlem

loneliness purpose 1By Holly Maholm

Not everyone this holiday season will be surrounded by loving family and friends. Those in the LGBT community are often ignored or even disowned by their family and friends – especially when they first “come out.” Continue Reading →

Health Department Recognizes Transgender Day Of Remember

178230157-people-gather-at-a-vigil-for-slain-transgender-woman.jpg.CROP.promo-xlarge2The New York City Health Department today recognized Transgender Day of Remembrance issuing a request for proposal (RFP) that will fund community-based providers to develop and pilot a curriculum-based workshop for transgender men to promote their general and sexual health.   Continue Reading →

Join The Rally Against Hate Speech In Harlem

love not hateThe sign once read: “Jesus Would Stone Homos.” Now it says: “You Sodomites and Freaks Have Soiled Harlem.” Frustrated by years of hateful language posted on signage outside of Atlah Worldwide Missionary Church, Harlem neighbors will hold a rally against hate speech on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 outside of 38 W. 123 St. at Lenox Ave. Continue Reading →

A “Morehouse Fag” On An All-Male HBCU Campus

male and she male at morehouseNestled in the heart of Atlanta’s University Center, Morehouse College is a beacon of black male excellence. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based NAN Recognizes LGBT History

national-action-network-convention-logo-nanIn recognition of LGBT History Month and National Coming Out Day, National Action Network (NAN) is announcing the creation of NAN’s LGBTQ Alliance, whose mission is to support action and activism on behalf of civil rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: President Obama in NYC

President Obama Arrives in NYC

President Obama Arrives in NYC

By Udo  Salters

It’s President Obama arriving in Air Force One, the plane touched down in NYC early Sunday morning September 27th. After saying hello and shaking hands of a number of people gathered on the tarmac, he was off again in the Marine One helicopter bound for Manhattan.

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Souleo: Bionka, Trans Star Of New Show ‘Transcendent’

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Is the mainstream media visibility of transgender women such as Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner a passing fad or not? It is a question that causes Bionka to pause and reflect on the long journey of raising awareness for the transgender community. Continue Reading →

New Home For LGBT church in Harlem Wanted

gay church in harlemMembers of the Rivers of Living Water church, which serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, attend a Sunday service in a rented space on West Harlem, but they are hoping to find a permanent home further north in the neighborhood of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Congratulations To LGBT Communities From Harlem To Hollywood

gay-pride-flagYou know you live in a great country when it tries to include everyone. Continue Reading →

Harlem Celebrates Gay Pride Month with Monifah, Terez, Hendryx and More

nona-hendryx*Gay Pride Month” is being celebrated in Harlem on June 25 at MIST Harlem with a party with a purpose featuring some of television and music’s high profile gay Black celebs. Continue Reading →