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Harlem Pride

Your Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 07.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. Memorial Day is Monday, and gay Pride season isn't far behind. June brings long days and LGBT events across the land.

Harlem Parents Respond to Local Hate Speech

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 06.28.2014 | New York
Stacy Parker Le Melle

I am a Harlem parent. For the last seven years, I've lived near ATLAH Ministry, a church that has made itself notorious for posting hateful screeds...

Has Gentrification of New York's Harlem Neighborhood Stirred Up Prejudice Against LGBTQ Residents?

Irene Monroe | Posted 11.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

I'm told that, oddly, the resentment toward white queer people taking up residence in Harlem has been expressed more openly toward black queer people, in the form of homophobic and transphobic slurs and attacks.

An Intergenerational Exchange: Two Black Perspectives on Celebrating Pride

Robert West | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert West

Of course, the events that are celebrations will receive the greatest visibility, especially if they seem to reinforce the public's notions of who we are, but there are deeper sentiments that need to be expressed about Pride and what it means to us.

NAACP and Harlem Pride on Yetta Kurland LIVE!

Yetta Kurland | Posted 05.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Yetta Kurland

This week I spoke to Scot X Esdaile and Marvin Bing Jr. of the NAACP and journalist Roy Paul about the NYC Mayor's race, Bing's IMPACT Leader of the Month award, civil rights work today and more.

Celebrating Harlem's Rich Queer History

Robert West | Posted 04.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert West

Harlem's LGBT community has continued to play a vital role in the music, art, theater and literature scenes, and though responsible for producing some of the greatest artists and thinkers over the past century, it has remained a mystery to many.

Visible Lives: Celebrating LGBT Pride 2010

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

What matters sordid wealth or brutish might? Bright day, dark night, Gay or straight, black, brown or white, Tall or short, Blond or brunet, Voluptuo...

The Meaning of Manslaughter?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

The United States has elected its first black president, and yet our struggle for human dignity and mutual respect is hardly over. In the same electio...