On It’s Birthday, Mayor de Blasio And Firs Lady Mccray Announcement IDNYC Adds Third Gender Designation

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced that transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming New Yorkers can now affirmatively select a gender identity that more closely reflects to how they identify or express their gender on their IDNYC. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Lyle Ashton Harris, “Today I Shall Judge Nothing That Occurs” And Conversation

Join Lyle Ashton Harris‘ in celebration of his latest monograph Today I Shall Judge Nothing that Occurs with an evening of conversation presented by Aperture Foundation the Bureau of General Services-Queer Division.

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HW Pick: Looks Like Pure Love At The Pure Heat Community Festival 2016 In Atlanta

Piedmont Park Pic event in the atlWe love Atlanta, and the love they bring to the world, so if you are traveling from Harlem to the Atlanta this weekend you have to check out the The Pure Heat Community Festival at Piedmont Park in the ATL. Continue Reading →

Jimmie Daniels “One Of The Most Popular Cafe Singers” Ever In Harlem NY 1908-1984

Jimmie Daniels in red

Jimmie Daniels was born in Laredo, Texas in 1908, but was raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. He left Arkansas and traveled to New York in the 1920s, at the height of the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →

Pride 2016 and “Pier Kids” At Maysles In Harlem

harlem prideIn honor of Pride 2016, Maysles Cinema is pleased to announce, in association with Harlem Pride and Doc Watchers, a special screening of the film work of U.S. Marine-turned-filmmaker Elegance Bratton, including Pier Kids and an excerpt from his upcoming documentary Walk for Me. Continue Reading →

Identifyin(g) & Signifyin(g): Harlem’s Queer Arts Legacy At The Apollo Theater

LafontaineWith its almost annual presentations the Jewel Box Revue during the 1960s and 70s, the Apollo was one of many venues in Harlem to highlight Queer culture and contributions to the arts and entertainment. Continue Reading →