NYPS is an intellectual, creative urban movement that focuses on socially forward, leadership and development activities for black LGBT young adults

Are People Of Color Funding The Same Privilege They Rally Against?

Are People Of Color Funding The Same Privilege They Rally Against?

quotes-peace-yourself-ralph-waldo-emerson-480x480Several people  have asked me what National Youth Pride Services is specifically doing around the Ferguson/police violence issue, and I direct them to our statement that was published on our website and social media accounts. But one comment in particular stood out to me. It was from a person who responded to an email blast from our about our 11 year anniversary, asking for a $11 donation to…

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NYPS Goes Purple For Spirit Day!

October 16, 2014 marks Spirit Day, the day the nations goes “purple” to acknowledge anti-LGBT bullying in schools.

NYPS Goes Purple For Spirit Day!

October 16, 2014 marks Spirit Day, the day the nations goes “purple” to acknowledge anti-LGBT bullying in schools.

Thoughts on Patrick Ian Polk’s “Blackbird”

Thoughts on Patrick Ian Polk’s “Blackbird”

Editor’s note: NYPS recently attended the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition’s 4th Annual LGBTQ Empowerment Conference in Boston where a screening of Blackbird was shown. Immediately following the screening, we asked one of our members to give us his thoughts on what he saw in 10 minutes.

(There is a trailer of the film immediately following)

blackbird-posterAs queer and trans people of color, we have and will…

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It’s our anniversary!

It’s our anniversary!

NYPS Celebrates 11 Years

NYPS Celebrates 11 Years

11years-page-001It’s October.

That means it’s time for National Youth Pride Services to celebrate it’s month of birth. On October 23, 2003 Chicago Gay Youth (CGY) was created at the Gerber/Hart Library. Fast forward to 2014 and NYPS is an intellectual, creative urban movement that focuses on socially forward, leadership and development activities for black LGBTQ young adults.

NYPS boasts members in almost every…

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You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat

developcharacterAbraham Lincolnsaid, “Reputation is the shadow. Character is the tree.” Our character is much more than just what we try to display for others to see, it is who we are even when no one is watching. Good character is doing the right thing because it is right to do what is right. Part 4 of our series “Choices” takes a look at a topic that is rarely talked about, but everyone broadcasts to the world…

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Today’s Orders - I don’t know if you guys realize I make these by hand. Signed, Sealed, Delivered with Love - Boi(s)www.BoiSociety.com

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Today’s Orders - I don’t know if you guys realize I make these by hand.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered with Love - Boi(s)
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2014 National Black LGBTQ Youth Hall of Fame Nominations Accepted Now!

2014 National Black LGBTQ Youth Hall of Fame Nominations Accepted Now!

PrintIn 2012 National Youth Pride Services launched National Black LGBTQ Youth Month with several local organizations in each region. One of the amazing things to come our of this celebration was the launching on the National Black LGBTQ Youth Hall of Fame.

This goes perfectly with our new mission and vision in 2014 of promoting nothing but positivity within the black LGBTQ community by lifting each…

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