NYC Pride, Color Me Queer, and Eid, Oh My!

This Sunday, June 25th marks the fourth year Tarab NYC participates in NYC Pride, the fourth year Tarab NYC helps organize Color Me Queer and its all that much more special because it may also be Eid (inshallah). ūüėČ

In order to do this work, we need your support, please consider making a donation and becoming a member today!  We are almost halfway to our goal!

March with Tarab NYC at NYC Pride

Join Tarab NYC for the fourth year participating in NYC Pride. Even louder and prouder, Tarab NYC and its friends will be marching in the 2017 NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 25th! Join queers from all over the Middle East and North Africa, celebrating pride and fighting injustice, lineup begins at 10am, allies are welcome. Registration required, $30 donation.  More details can be found on our website and facebook.

Join us at Color Me Queer

After pride, join us for the biggest dance party for queer people of color during Pride on Sunday, June 25, 2017 6pm after the Pride march through midnight. This year we are returning to The Delancey, Rooftop Garden, Main Floor, and Basement located at 168 Delancey Street on the Lower East Side

bollywood, chaabi, redh, pop, hip hop, breakbeats, ballroom, dancehall, reggae, soca, bandari, chutney and more

More details can be found on via the facebook event page. If you’re interested in volunteering, please email estephanie.hsu@gmail.com. Volunteers receive free admission and our gratitude…all night long!

Community LGBTQ Iftar at the LGBT Center

Join Tarab NYC, SALGA NYC, MASGD, Caribbean Equality Project, The LGBT Center and the New York City Commission on Human Rights for a community iftar.

You are invited to break fast with an Iftar dinner to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. This evening to promote love, unity and empathy will include a community welcome and educational component before eating delicious food! This event is open to the public and completely free of charge, but registration is required. A limited number of tickets are available by registering at gaycenter.org/communityiftar.  An additional 10 tickets are also available for current members of Tarab NYC registering on our site. This facility is wheelchair accessible. To request an accommodation or interpretation, please email advocacyevents@gaycenter.org.

Brooklyn Pride is Saturday!

Register Today!  Please Donate!

Brooklyn Pride: Join Tarab NYC as we March!
Join Tarab NYC for its fourth year participating in Brooklyn Pride. Even louder and prouder, Tarab NYC and its friends will be marching in the 2017 Brooklyn Pride March on Saturday June 10th! Join queers from all over the Middle East and North Africa, celebrating pride and fighting injustice, lineup begins at 5PM, allies are welcome. More information via facebook and our website.

Please Donate – Tarab NYC Needs Your Support!
We are almost halfway to our goal of reaching $2000 by the end of the month!  Please consider making a donation to support Tarab NYC at Pride and to support our programming for the rest of the year.  Donate by making a one time or recurring donation or consider getting a Community Member or Allies membership.

Two great events this weekend!

DISORIENT: Queer Arab Film and Discussion

Enjoy new releases by queer Arab filmmakers during Ramadan and Pride, including the Brooklyn premiere of Breaking Fast (Mike Mosallam, 2015, 18 min.). Tarab NYC hosts a conversation with filmmakers on gender, homophobia, Islamophobia, and Orientalism across Arab art-making communities and identities. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 4:30 pm. First Come First Serve. Members that register on our site can have their tickets reserved and skip the line Рbe sure to arrive by 5pm. More information via our website, facebook and the Brooklyn Museum website.

Queens Pride: Join Tarab NYC as we March!

Join Tarab NYC for its second year participating in Queens Pride. Even louder and prouder, Tarab NYC and its friends will be marching in the 2017 Queens Pride March on Sunday June 4th! Join queers from all over the Middle East and North Africa, celebrating pride and fighting injustice, lineup begins at 10am, allies are welcome. More information via facebook and our website.

Announcing Memberships & Our June Calendar

Hey Folks! May marks the 5-year Anniversary of Tarab NYC and while we wanted to celebrate our anniversary this month, we have decided to hold off untill later this summer and instead focus on launching our redesigned website, new Membership program and our super amazing and busy June calendar.

Joining Tarab NYC costs only $25 per calendar year and not only supports our organization, but also comes with a slew of benefits!  Check out our membership page to learn more!

With Pride, Ramadan and more, our June is shaping up to be our biggest ever! Save these dates because you aren’t going to want to miss a thing!

June 3Disorient: Queer Arab Film and Discussion at the Brooklyn Museum with Tarab NYC
June 4Join Tarab NYC at Queens Pride
June 10Join Tarab NYC at Brooklyn Pride
June 15Annual Iftar
June 25Join Tarab NYC at NYC Pride
June 25Tarab NYC <3 Color Me Queer

As always, these events cost quite a bit to produce and we need your support. Please make a donation and support Tarab NYC today!