NYC Joins Amicus Brief In Challenging Gender-Affirming Surgery Denial

On June 28, 2017, New York City joined a coalition of municipalities and private employers across the United States in filing an amicus brief in Fulcher v. Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Continue Reading →

David Villa, NYCFC And ESPN Kick It Together In Harlem

New York City FC’s launch began inextricably linked to community works in the city. The team was officially announced, four years ago, from a rooftop soccer field at the Lexington Academy in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rep. Adriano Espaillat Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement in honor of LGBT Pride Month. Continue Reading →

First Friday’s Gathering Of The LGBT Pride Edition At The Schomburg In Harlem

To kick off LGBT Pride Month, the Schomburg Center is proud to present the third annual First Fridays: LGBT Pride social gathering, in honor of our In the Life Archive.
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‘After Stonewall’ At The Museum Of The City Of New York In Harlem (Update)

Trans people were at the forefront of the 1969 uprising at Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn, but their stories have not always been central in film representations of LGBT life in the city.  Continue Reading →

Las Vegas: Tempted2Touch Celebrates 10th Year With The Stars (Photographs)

Tempted 2 Touch Las Vegas celebrated its 10th year of presenting events for the alternative lifestyle along the Las Vegas golden strip. Continue Reading →

NYC And San Francisco File Brief On Behalf Of Transgender Students

The de Blasio Administration today announced that New York City, in collaboration with the City and County of San Francisco, and together with a coalition of 29 other municipalities across the nation, has submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the plaintiff in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G.  Continue Reading →

Documenting LGBTQ Life At MCNY In Harlem

Join us for a compelling evening of film and conversation, as directors Rodney Evans, Michelle Memran, and Conrad Ventur discuss how film as a creative medium can document and preserve LGBTQ history. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Brandy To Be Honored At LGBT Arts & Cultural Music Festival 2017

Celebrity ambassadors will turn the heat up in Puerto Rico, as they grace the island again, for Xscape Puerto Rico Arts & Cultural Music Festival at the official hotel partner, Wyndam Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, from May 26th – May 29th, 2017. Continue Reading →

Making The Queer Scene At The Museum Of The City Of New York In Harlem

making-it-queer-in-harlmBars and clubs have long been places where LGBTQ people have come together to socialize, celebrate community, and push back against social prejudice from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Expands Services For Transgender Patients In East Harlem (Update)

gay-pride-flagTransgender patients can now access hormone therapy and gender-affirming surgery at the Metropolitan Hospital Center in East Harlem, the city hospital announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

An End Of The Year Happy Hour Invite From Our Neighbor Lara Land At Land Yoga Harlem

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Our neighbor Lara Land writes:

For the past year, we have successfully brought yoga and wellness services to Harlem youth and elders, and to our local law enforcement. We have focused on LGBTQ young adults and on those with minimal income.

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Don Lemon, George C. Wolfe And Others Honored At Native Son Awards At The Cadillac House

george-c-wolfe-and-don-lemon3On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, journalist, content creator and LGBT activist Emil Wilbekin will host the inaugural Native Son Awards honoring Tony Award-winning director and playwright, George C. Wolfe; journalist and CNN Tonight Host and Harlem resident, Don Lemon; and others at New York City’s Cadillac House. Continue Reading →

Where Do The Presidential Candidates Stand On LGBT, HIV, And Health Equity Issues?

trump-and-hillaryWith less than a month left before Election Day, and have launched a campaign to educate voters about where the presidential candidates and the political parties stand on six key health equity issues: LGBT equality; HIV/AIDS; healthcare; substance use; mental health; and housing. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Nikita Stewart And Jennifer Jones Austin Hosts Intimate Discussion With Brian Silva

brian-silva-and-nikita-jonesThe Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) convened its Personally Speaking speaker series on Wednesday, September 28, bringing Brian Silva, Executive Director of Marriage Equality USA (MEUSA), together with New York Times reporter Nikita Stewart and FPWA CEO Jennifer Jones Austin, for an intimate discussion on nonprofit leadership and building a platform around social justice issues. Continue Reading →