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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“Blackbird” Patrick Ian Polk Revisits A 1980’s Black LGBT Novel On The Big Screen

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By Tod Roulette

“Take everyone to see this movie…Every mean mother, June Bug, every church member to support this film. This is an important moment and movie for black gay people.” says founder of DBQ magazine, David Bridgeforth on the stage at the Schomburg Center Thursday April 22nd for the premiere of “Blackbird” an updated retelling of Larry Duplechan’s commerical first- a black gay novel published in 1986 for St. Martin’s Press. Continue Reading →