More than 200 people packed into Savannah's historic Johnson Square for the city's first Queer Power March on Friday, a way to engage activists to become involved in fighting for LGBT equality, said organizers....
Some 17 musicians and artists will perform at this year's Atlanta Pride festival, according to a press release issued by the Atlanta Pride Committee this morning. Representing a wide variety of musical genres, this year will feature such acts as Kimberly Locke, The Orkids and MEN.
According to organizers, more than 150 applications were received from artists around the country to perform at the festival. Of those, only 17 were selected.
Thousands of people flocked to the clubs, events, Piedmont Park and parties over Labor Day weekend to celebrate Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride, considered the largest in the nation.
The weekend started with a candlelight vigil sponsored by In the Life Atlanta, the sponsor of Black Gay Pride for the past 14 years. See a photo album of that event here.
There were community events such as the State of Black Gay America summit, sponsored by Xtreme Entertainment with keynote speaker Sharon Lettman, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, a national group focused on African-Americans and LGBT issues. A photo album from this event can be seen here.
Atlanta's Black Gay Pride a success, according to organizers and attendees
There’s still plenty of major events today as world’s largest black LGBT celebration winds down