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HIV Positive Gay Man Banished to Live on Streets

Kenneth Rankins, up and coming film director, has finalized plans for the release of his groundbreaking cinema debut that was produced at the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles. Research and development for the project has been underway since the beginning of the year, and is near completion. Proposed launch date for the short film is scheduled for October 22, 2015.

Harlem's Premiere of 'BLACKBIRD' at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

LogoHarlem's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10037) was the venue for a premiere of Patrik-Ian Polk's Blackbird presented by Harlem Pride and DBQ Magazine. The star studded Wednesday, April 22, 2015 event kicked off with a Red Carpet and VIP Reception followed by the 7:30 PM Screening which was introduced by Robert L. Johnson (Chairman of RLJ Entertainment and founder of Black Entertainment Television). The director and cast members participated in a special Q&A, followed by a Blackbird after party at Harlem's Cove Lounge.

Forks, Corks & Cocktails Returns with More Chefs on Your Fork

Björn and Company returns to LIFE: The Place to Be in Ardsley, NY for the second year to produce what is sure to be a substantial event in both scale and vision adding to the fabric of Westchester food and wine events. Forks, Corks & Cocktails takes place on May 1, 2015 with a VIP Reception followed by the General Admissions event featuring over a dozen chefs from all over Westchester and a live cooking demo from FOX Master Chef Season 5 Contestants Christine Silverstein and Victoria Scroggins. A portion of the evening's proceeds will benefit WE ARE THE YOUTH, a national LGBTQ photo initiative.

Oscar Winning Actress Mo'nique, Isaiah Washington and Robert L. Johnson to Attend the New York City Premiere of Patrik-Ian Polk's New Film Blackbird

LogoHarlem's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10037) is set to be the venue for a premiere of Patrik-Ian Polk's Blackbird presented by Harlem Pride and DBQ Magazine. The star studded Wednesday, April 22, 2015 event will kick off with a Red Carpet and VIP Reception followed by a 7 PM Screening which will be introduced by Robert L. Johnson (Chairman of RLJ Entertainment and founder of Black Entertainment Television). The director and cast members will also participate in a special Q&A, followed by a Blackbird after party attended by celebrity guests and the filmmakers. Scheduled to appear are Mo'Nique, Isaiah Washington, Julian Walker, D. Woods alongside the film's producers Carol Ann Shine and Keith Brown. Confirmed guests also include Bevy Smith, recording artist Chad B, Wade Davis, Carmen Neely, David Bridgeforth and recording artist M Bars. Additional celebrity guests to be announced.

The BFE Launches Date-Booking Platform for Women and Gay Men to Connect with Men, Celebrates with Date Giveaway

The BFE, short for "The Boyfriend Experience", has announced the official launch of their date-booking website, thebfe.com. To celebrate, the company is giving away 5 dates! The BFE's beta launch took place on February 10th, 2015 and received a warm reception from Toronto and Montreal media outlets.

Los Angeles Transgender Voice Therapy Offered by Top Los Angeles Speech Therapist

LogoLA Speech Therapy Solutions offers dedicated programs for transgender voice therapy patients who are transitioning from either male-to-female or female-to-male, helping to transform the voice to match their external appearance. The organization offers a series of transgender speech therapy sessions that focus on vocal pitch, resonance, intonation, and non-verbal forms of communication that help patients to overcome the difficulties that transgender patients so often face.

Out to the Nations Transformation Conference Schedules Controversial Speaker for April Event

LogoPastor and author Jay Bakker will join LBGT Christian leaders for the Out to the Nations Transformation Conference in April. Making an effort to reach across traditional religious lines, the pastor of Revolution Church in Minneapolis is no stranger to controversy. He is the son of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker who saw the collapse of their ministry in the late 80s. A teen at the time, he watched Christian leaders walk away from his parents - two highly-recognizable and viable voices in their community. Having seen the destruction firsthand, Bakker picks up the torch and now brings his message of inclusive Christianity. The event will take place on April 17th - 19th in Asheville, North Carolina. Registration is now open.

Televangelist's Son Jay Bakker Set to Speak at out to the Nations Transformation Conference in April

LogoReaching across traditional religious lines, pastor and author Jay Bakker will join LBGT Christian leaders for the Out to the Nations Transformation Conference. The pastor of Revolution Church in Minneapolis, and son of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Baker, will share his message of inclusive Christianity with attendees. Set to take place April 17th - 19th in Asheville, North Carolina registration is now underway. Opening hearts and minds, Bakker will start off the event with a Friday night service beginning at 7:00 p.m. For straight attendees as well, the Christian LBGT event will underline the common goal of reformation and transformation for those who are hurting.