Health Department Announces New HIV Diagnoses A Historic Low From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today announced that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low. Continue Reading →

The NAACP Issues Travel Advisory For American Airlines Passengers From Harlem To Harare

PBS News Hour writes that the NAACP issued a travel advisory for American Airlines on Tuesday, warning African American passengers to “exercise caution” when using the airline for their air travel. Continue Reading →

Health Department Finds LBGTQ Kids At Greater Risk Of Depression And Leaving Home

The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief which found that New York City public high school students who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or questioning (LGBTQ) are at a higher risk of experiencing stress, bullying, depressive symptoms, and living away from guardians when compared to youth who self-identified as non-LGBTQ. Continue Reading →

Harlem Artist Tyler Wallach Paints Fabulous Luxury Products At Barneys New York

Out magazine reports that Tyler Wallach, the self-described “1988 lovechild of Keith Haring and Lisa Frank,” was invited this weekend to Barneys New York to paint on luxury products for a live audience—a feat for the queer Harlem artist, who’s been a local LGBTQ mainstay for several years. Continue Reading →

Atlanta: The Black Gay Pride Weekend & Pure Heat Community Festival (Photographs)

Atlanta Black Gay Pride, the country’s leading LGBTQ annual pride marked it’s 21st year celebration with a roaring line-up occurring during the Labor Day holiday weekend. Continue Reading →

Senator Marisol Alcántara Announces Washington Heights’ First Drop-In Center For Homeless LGBTQ Youth

State Senator Marisol Alcántara, together with the Dominican Women’s Development Center, announced $100,000 in state funding today for [easyazon_link identifier=”B00BLRAUGA” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Washington Heights[/easyazon_link]’ first drop-in center for homeless LGBTQ youth at Holyrood Episcopal Church which will provide space for the center. Continue Reading →

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 →

Mayor de Blasio And Advisor Fialkoff Announce Summer Jobs Gains From Harlem To Hollis

Celebrating two years of progress, the Center for Youth Employment (CYE), a public-private partnership between the de Blasio administration and local private sector leaders, tripled the number of summer jobs for New York City’s most vulnerable youth—New Yorkers ages 14 to 24 who are or have been involved in the shelter, justice or foster care systems. 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 →

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 →

Stringer And $11 Trillion Global Investors Speak Out Against Texas “Bathroom Bill”

Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and Trillium Asset Management CEO Matthew Patsky will hold a conference call regarding Texas Senate Bill 6, with repercussions from Harlem to Hollywood. 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 →

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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