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Atlanta, GA (August 21, 2014) – Atlanta Black Gay Pride, the countries leading LGBTQ annual pride celebration, is gearing up for their annual celebration during the 2014 Labor Day holiday weekend.

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Check out the details below.

 

Atlanta Black Gay Pride, the countries leading LGBTQ annual pride celebration is slated to begin on Thursday, Aug. 28th – Monday, September 1st will feature special guest performances from Faith Evans, Tamar Braxton and Sevyn Streeter. The Georgian Terrace and Loews Hotel in Downtown Atlanta are the official host hotels for pride weekend.

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The  5-day  long  holiday  weekend  will  also  feature  the  3rd annual Pure Heat Festival,  which  takes  place  on  Sunday, August 31st the  historic  Piedmont Park.  This  year  the  festival  will  honor  Grammy Award Winning  songstress,  Faith Evans.  Faith  Evans  will  receive  the 2014 Humanitarian Award  and  perform live  on  the  main-stage.

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The  cultural event  will  highlight market  and food  vendors,  live  performances,  entertainment, educational  forums,  prizes  &  giveaways,  all  of  which  brings  together  the spirit  of  community,  pride  and  vision.  The  Pure  Heat  Festival  also  offers  an opportunity  to  bring  awareness  to  a  community  impacted  by  HIV/AIDS,  and which advocate campaigns towards human rights, education, Health & Wellness, and  Homelessness  that  greatly  impacts  the  LGBTQ  community  at  large.  The Pure Heat Community Festival  is  a front  seat  into  a  spectacular  gathering  of minority LGBTQ people and their allies in the heart of Atlanta.

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Atlanta,  Georgia  has  the  largest  and  most  diverse  African-American  Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender  (LGBT) populations in the United States.  The 16-year old Black Pride celebration has been ranked as the most attended Black pride  event  in  the  country  and  generates  more  than  $1  million  in  revenue  for metro Atlanta.

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For  more  information  on  all  Atlanta  Black  Gay  Pride  events,  log  on to  www.rockstarsproduction.comwww.atlantaprideweekend.com  and www.inthelifeatlanta.org.

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