Tarab NYC – Loud and Proud at NYC Pride!

On Sunday, over 30 community members came together and participated in the New York City Pride March, proving that we truly are Queer, Middle Eastern, North African and Fabulous! Please support Tarab NYC so that we can continue to foster more safe and inclusive spaces for Queer Middle Eastern and North African people throughout the city. We are just $400 away from our goal of $2000! Please make a donation today! 

Tarab NYC Needs Your Support in Pride and Beyond!

As of writing this post, we are just $660 away from reaching our goal of $2000!  #Eid has been announced for tomorrow, marking the end of Ramadan for Muslims around the globe. For those observing the holy month of Ramadan, if you are have not paid your Zakat, consider donating to Tarab NYC.

There are other ways you can support too!  First, we are still accepting marchers to join us tomorrow as we hold our biggest visibility event by marching for ourselves and an estimated audience of over Two Million people as well as being televised on ABC7!  We will be accepting registrations until Midnight tonight!  Register Now!

Another way you can support Tarab NYC is by coming to Color Me Queer! Color Me Queer is the largest party at NYC Pride for Queer People of Color. Money raised will go to support Tarab NYC, Q-Wave, GAPIMNY and SALGA NYC. Learn more on Facebook!

Lastly, you can always support Tarab NYC by becoming a member.  Membership is only $25 per calendar year and comes with a slew of benefits!  Become a member today.

To all those celebrating Eid and/or Pride we are happy to celebrate with you all on these joyous days!

Bil Tarab,

The Tarab NYC Board

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). 😉

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.