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  • Women and The Word: The Revival Movie
    Women and The Word: The Revival Movie

    Filmmakers Andrea Bostonand Sekiya Dorsett are currently in post-production on their documentary “Women and the Word: The Revival Movie” which she describes as “a groundbreaking documentary being developed by queer women of color.”

  • TransParent: A Story of Loss in a Community Misunderstood
    TransParent: A Story of Loss in a Community Misunderstood

    In 2011, Shelley, a transgender 19 year old, was brutally murdered in Detroit. TransParent is about her life, her mother & her murder.

  • Young Fashionista Launches Her Own Starr Studded Brand
    Young Fashionista Launches Her Own Starr Studded Brand

    After winning best dressed in High School, Mickey Ellis of Chicago knew that she wanted a career in fashion. Midway into her college education she decided to change her focus and switched her major from Engineering to Fashion.

Entertainment & Arts

The Stonewall Foundation Honors Irma Salvatierra Bajar

The Stonewall Foundation Honors Irma Salvatierra Bajar

A group of incredible women are being recognized for their extraordinary community contributions at New York City’s Union Square Ballroom.

Kids Respond To Questions About Gay Rights

Kids Respond To Questions About Gay Rights

In the latest installment their acclaimed Disclaimer Series, the Fine Bros. sit their Kids React panel in front of a couple of same-sex marriage proposals, and then ask them a few questions about homosexuality and equal rights.

A$AP Rocky Admits To Being Gay or Nah?

A$AP Rocky Admits To Being Gay or Nah?

It looks as if the video has a voiceover or the audio and video can be out of sync. Either way I wanted to share it with you. Let me know what you think, real or nah?

Actor / Recording Artist Lee Truesdale Performs In New York City This Winter

Actor / Recording Artist Lee Truesdale Performs In New York City This Winter

As the temperature falls and the nights grow longer, there’s still a bright, warm beacon of light coming to New York City, as award-winning Truesytunes Recording Artist Lee Truesdale hits the stage.

News

Defense Secretary Hagel Orders On States’ Refusal Of Same-Sex National Guard Benefits

Defense Secretary Hagel Orders On States’ Refusal Of Same-Sex National Guard Benefits

Defense secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the general in charge of the country’s National Guard units to enforce compliance with new Pentagon policies granting military identification cards and benefits to same-sex spouses of servicepeople, after several states refused to do so.

Transgender Woman In LA Fitness Locker Room Flap

Transgender Woman In LA Fitness Locker Room Flap

Yanel Valenzuela, 29, of Montclair, says she was told by the local gym’s manager not to use the women’s locker room, despite showing a driver’s license that carries her gender as female, and a doctor’s note detailing her transition.

Pro, Anti-Gay Marriage Rallies Held In Illinois Capital

Pro, Anti-Gay Marriage Rallies Held In Illinois Capital

An estimated 2,500 people from across Illinois are said to have attended the rally, which was aimed at stopping a marriage equality bill, which passed the Senate in February, from being voted on–and possibly passed–by the House.

Global Outage Strikes Facebook

Global Outage Strikes Facebook

Social media giant Facebook suffered an apparently global outage this morning, leaving users around the world unable to post status updates, “Like” items, or upload photographs. News organizations in the US, UK, and Europe all report that users on three continents say their “comments” and status updates have been disabled.

Fashion

Young Fashionista Launches Her Own Starr Studded Brand

Young Fashionista Launches Her Own Starr Studded Brand

After winning best dressed in High School, Mickey Ellis of Chicago knew that she wanted a career in fashion. Midway into her college education she decided to change her focus and switched her major from Engineering to Fashion.

Fun Affordable Fashion for the New Year

Fun Affordable Fashion for the New Year

For fashionistas on a budget, 2013 is full of options for getting great looks at affordable prices.

New Fall Fashions For The Boy In Her

New Fall Fashions For The Boy In Her

Dope new clothing line that we just love.

New HUF Fall 2012 Collection

New HUF Fall 2012 Collection

I am always exceptionally happy when we get new releases for music and fashion.  HUF is another dope line that I love.  Their clothing line comes from professional skateboarder Keith Hufnangel which combines the skateboarder look with a city attitude.  What I simply love about fashion is that you can snatch a shirt from this [...]

Health & Beauty

Health Talk: an Interactive Discussion on   Women’s Health and the Affordable Care Act

Health Talk: an Interactive Discussion on Women’s Health and the Affordable Care Act

The Callen-Lorde Women’s Community Advisory Board presents Health Talk – an expert discussion on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the marketplace of women’s health options – whether you are a small business owner, currently uninsured, or simply want more information about the ACA.

IKONIC Beauty Tips

IKONIC Beauty Tips

By Delvon Johnson Let’s Play Make-Up! To darken your eyebrows, if you don’t have a liner, you can use a volume brush with mascara, preferably MAC Haute & Naughty Lash. Also, if you need colored brows, you can use eye shadow for color! When you applying a foundation, you can also use it as a lip color. [...]

Love Your Nipples? Stop Smoking!!

Love Your Nipples? Stop Smoking!!

The nicotine in cigarettes and the carbon monoxide contained in cigarette smoke can diminish blood flow to various parts of the body. These toxins act as a virtual tourniquet. If the blood flow to a particular body part becomes greatly reduced or halted, that body part dies.

Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin new faces of M.A.C. Viva Glam

Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin new faces of M.A.C. Viva Glam

Shortly after Nicki Minaj debuted her first album she partnered with M.A.C. Cosmetics for the limited release of her “Pink Friday” lipstick. She’s now the spokesperson for  M.A.C. Viva Glam 2012 campaign along with Latin pop singer Ricky Martin. M.A.C. Cosmetics recently unveiled the first photo from the campaign, shot by David LaChapelle. Nicki is [...]

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| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Nathan James   With New York Fashion Week in full swing, the industry comes alive with models sashaying down runways all over town.  The semi-annual gathering of designers, manufacturers, celebrities, photojournalists, and clothing labels has become the Super Bowl of fashion, and all its pomp and circumstance goes on display before the world.  Among the spectacular events [...]

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History-Making Concert Coming To Carnegie Hall June 25

History-Making Concert Coming To Carnegie Hall June 25

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tona Brown, Tammy Peay, and Nathan James.  Esaa Saggus photo   By Nathan James This year, New York City Pride Week will have even greater significance, as history gets made at the world-famous Carnegie Hall auditorium.   Tona Brown, a gifted classical violinist and mezzo-soprano vocalist, will step out onto the stage of the Weill Recital Hall on [...]

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FIBO 2014 Cancelled; But New Atlantic City LGBT Beach Event Planned

FIBO 2014 Cancelled; But New Atlantic City LGBT Beach Event Planned

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

  By Nathan James Fire Island Black Out (FIBO), the popular, long-running LGBT seaside getaway held every year off Long Island for the past decade, has been cancelled, its organizer says, a victim of increasing event costs.  James Wellons, a Pennsylvania attorney who has served as FIBO’s CEO since 2004, says “this year’s FIBO has [...]

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FIBO 2014 Cancelled; New LGBT Beach Party Set For Atlantic City

FIBO 2014 Cancelled; New LGBT Beach Party Set For Atlantic City

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Nathan James Fire Island Black Out (FIBO), the popular, long-running LGBT seaside getaway held every year off Long Island for the past decade, has been cancelled, its organizer says, a victim of increasing event costs.  James Wellons, a Pennsylvania attorney who has served as FIBO’s CEO since 2004, says “this year’s FIBO has indeed [...]

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Catskills Hair And Body Symposium To Feature ‘Living Single’ Star Kim Coles

Catskills Hair And Body Symposium To Feature ‘Living Single’ Star Kim Coles

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Nathan James NYC, Get ready to look your best amid peals of laughter as Rockland’s Own Hair And Body Symposium comes to Levity Live Comedy Club at the Palisades Mall on Sunday, April 27 from 11 AM to 3 PM.  This amazing event, which includes hair demos, styling education, book signings and live comedy, is brought to [...]

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Mississippi Gov. Bryant Signs ‘Turn Away The Gays’ Bill Into Law

Mississippi Gov. Bryant Signs ‘Turn Away The Gays’ Bill Into Law

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

  By Nathan James   Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R-Brandon) signed the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” into law Thursday afternoon, making his state the first in the nation where people and businesses can refuse goods or services to anyone, based on a “strongly held religious belief”.  The bill, which was passed Tuesday by the GOP-dominated [...]

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No Parking Bar Is Latest NYC Gay Club to Shut Down

No Parking Bar Is Latest NYC Gay Club to Shut Down

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Nathan James No Parking, the hugely popular gay bar in New York City’s Washington Heights section,  will join the growing number of LGBT nightclubs to close their doors when it shuts down on April 13.  The establishment, which drew customers from all over the city and across the nearby George Washington Bridge, had been [...]

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