Target To Allow Transgenders To Use Bathroom Of Their Choice In Harlem

target lgbt logoAs some of you may know, Harlem has a Target store in East Harlem, what some of you may not know is that Target said on Tuesday, April 20th, 2016, is that transgender employees and customers can now use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity, becoming the first big retailer to weigh in on an issue at the center of a heated national debate. 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 →

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 →

Pastor Manning Shouts At Protesters In Harlem

Pastor-James-David-Manning-and-his-supporters-outside-the-church-Screenshot-800x430Harlem pastor addressed “Love not Hate” protesters outside his church by shouting racist and anti-gay slurs. 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 →

SAGE Harlem Center to Announce New Funding

marl levine 2On Friday, September 25, City Council Member Mark Levine will join older LGBT adults at SAGE Harlem Center for a special announcement on new programmatic support for the center. 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 →

Salters Scene: US VP Joe Biden at Freedom to Marry Celebration

U.S. Vice President Joe-Biden

U.S. Vice President Joe-Biden

 By Udo Salters

On July 9th, United States Vice President. Joe Biden joined Freedom to Marry‘s huge celebration in New York City at Cipirani Wall Street.

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Souleo: Art exhibition and nonprofit org look at LGBT issues beyond marriage equality

André StIn the artwork titled, “The Promise” by André St. Clair and Tavet Gillson, a lone traveling subject walks the streets of a rainbow cityscape, under the watchful eyes of a personal deity, seeking a path to self-love and shelter. The image represents the story of many of the nation’s homeless LGBT youth.

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