Harlem Pride 2018

    Launch Party

    Friday, June 8

    We kicked off our month-long Harlem Pride celebration at Bierstrasse with an open bar, food buffet, music, and dancing ALL night!

    Celebration Day

    Saturday, June 23

    Our Harlem Pride Celebration Day featured live entertainment and community tables along 12th Avenue.

    Trans* Appreciation

    Friday, June 15

    Our Annual Trans* Appreciation Reception was held at Bierstrasse, celebrating and honoring our Trans* community members, allies and organizations who make extraordinary contributions to Harlem's SGL/LGBT community.

    NYC Pride March

    Sunday, June 24

    Harlem Pride took part in the 2018 Heritage of Pride March, representing Uptown's SGL/LGBT community members.

    First Fridays: LGBT Pride Edition

    Friday, June 1

    Pride Month began at the Schomburg Center, honoring their In the Life archive — a collection of materials of and by black LGBT people throughout history — that has been preserved in the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.

    First Annual Pride Gospel Concert

    Sunday, June 3

    Local community choirs from Rivers of Living Water United Church of Christ NY/NJ delighted our spirits with some soulful singing at St. James Presbyterian Church in Harlem.

      A Luv Tale Screening

    Saturday, June 9

    This special Pride program was part film screening, part conversation, and part uptown hang at Harlem Stage as we enjoyed A Luv Tale, a culturally rich and historic digital series that examines friendship between four beautiful and cultural lesbians of color. Special thanks to Gatepass Entertainment for partnering with Harlem Pride and New York Black Pride!

      Letters to Langston: Snapshots of an LGBT Life

    Thursday, June 14

    Apollo Live Wire, in collaboration with Harlem Pride and I, Too, Arts Collective, celebrated our LGBT community, friends, and neighbors with a presentation on Langston Hughes. Harlem historian, Columbia University Community Scholar, and harlem Pride Vice President John Reddick reflected on Hughes' LGBT experiences through the "camera" lens of his friend, long-time letter correspondent, and photographer Carl Van Vechten.

    5th Annual Circle of Life Celebration and Pride Memorial

    Tuesday, June 19

    Harlem-based LGBT Organizations came together to commemorate the lives and work of African descendant-LGBTQA/SGL youth, elders, and allies. This celebration addressed the denial of inclusion and honor that is frequently associated with the marginalization of race, class, and gender divides by highlighting how these lives have enriched us individually and collectively.

    My House Screening

    Thursday, June 21

    Maysles Cinema and Studio Museum partnered with Harlem Pride to present a screening of My House, the VICELAND docu-series that gives and insider's peek into New York City's hyper-competitive underground queer ballroom scene. The screening was followed by a Q&A with director Elegance Bratton, senior producer Giselle Bailey, and My House subjects Tati 007, Alex Cephus, and Lolita Leopard-Balenciaga.

    9th Annual Harlem Pride Celebration Day After Party

    Saturday, June 23

    After another amazing Celebration Day, we partied all night at Alibi Lounge with our host, Deangelo Jackson.