In honor of New York City's Pride festivities, OUTmusic is sponsoring a ton of events around the city. Last Thursday night was the Pride kick-off party featuring the unveiling of the Freedom of Expression Campaign which aims to address the silent discrimination that goes on within the entertainment industry and focuses on positive encouragement for GLBT artist to be "out" and "open" about their sexuality. To see some shots from the party including Patricia Fields, Deepa Soul, Kevin Aviance, and more, head here.
This coming Saturday, June 27, OUTmusic presents STONEWALL: The 40th Anniversary Commerorative Concert & Benefit at the Nokia Theater in NYC's Times Square. Murray Hill, Deepa Soul, Colton Ford, Jonny McGovern, and more will be taking the stage to raise money for LGBT non-profits like Marriage Equality, Audre Lorde Project, Anti-Violence Project, OUT of Bounds, and the LGBT Recording Academy which produces the OUTmusic Awards. For more info on the event, check out their site.
And check out Out.com later this week when we'll have interviews with Deepa Soul, Colton Ford, and Ari Gold.