NYPD’s Fresh Look At Harlem ’90s Transgender Murders

trans3n-1-webTheir murders were barely noticed, two transgendered women and a man who dressed as both sexes, slain within 13 months of each other in Harlem in the 1990s. Continue Reading →

Holy War Erupts over Auction of ‘Hateful’ Church Home


By: Dontre L. Conerly

The Holy War between good and evil is one that has raged on for millennia, and it all may come to a head today at 2:00pm. No, I’m not predicting the end of the world or the return of Christ; but at least one battle in the celestial fight will be won. . Continue Reading →

LGBT Group Raises Funds To Purchase Atlah Church In Harlem

manning church in harlem via googleLess than two weeks after the ATLAH church, home of virulently anti-LGBT Rev. James David Manning, announced it had been foreclosed and was being put up for auction. Continue Reading →

LGBT Youth Shelter To Take Over Harlem Manning Church

manning church in harlem via googleHarlem’s ATLAH World Missionary Church, whose billboard has been home to countless homophobic and xenophobic messages, may be heading to the auction block after incurring debts and tax liens of more than $1.02 million. Continue Reading →

Public Advocate James Releases LGBT Mental Health Resource Guide

JamesSicilianoPublic Advocate Letitia James this week released a guide of mental health resources in all five boroughs for members of the LGBT community. Continue Reading →

Public Advocate Kicks off Black Gay Pride in Harlem

Public Advocate, Letitia James, rouses the crowd in Harlem for Pride.

Public Advocate, Letitia James, rouses the crowd in Harlem for Pride.

As gay pride celebrations kick off around the country (June is National Pride Month), Harlem held its own Pride kick-off, Monday night, at Hyacinth’s Haven.  Sponsored by the city’s Public Advocate, Leticia James, this was her first Black gay Pride kick-off, which she hopes to make an annual event.

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Tribeca Teaches Forges Path for Future Filmmakers

Photo 2By Hadasah Ingrid

As another year has passed at the successful conclusion of the Tribeca Film Festival for 2015, many aspiring filmmakers made their promising marks and debuts on a key red carpet. Furthermore Tribeca organizers along with its visionary founder Robert DiNiro are forging a new path for the next generation of filmmakers.  Continue Reading →