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Pamela Anderson, Carmen Electra & Others to Attend Sex Siren To Benefit The Black AIDS Institute

September 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Community, Featured, News

Erica Secret EventA revolutionary event held exclusively at a private residence highlighted by 1930’s style Burlesque dancers, teasers, cocktails, games, and Q&A with porn legends.

The event will also feature a special book signing by legendary porn star Mr. Marcus for his first book ” The Porn Star Guide to Sex”. It will be held on September 25th, 2010 from 6pm-12 Mid-Nite.

pamelaandersonSome of the expected Guests are: Mr.Marcus, Pamela Anderson, Ron Jeremy, Laila Odom, Jenna Jameson, Mya Gilbert, Ryan Phillippe, Carmen Electra, Shanna Moakler, Kelly Mona, Karolina Kurkova, and more… RSVP @ secretkittens10@yahoo.com ( Donations Required ).

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About the Institute:
Founded in May of 1999, the Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute’s Mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. The Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information and provides advocacy mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view. The Institute is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in Los Angeles, California.

Their  motto describes a commitment to self-preservation: “Our People, Our Problem, Our Solution.” The Black Institute is located at 1833 W. 8th Street, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90057-4920 (Ph) 213-353-3610 
(Fx) 213-989-0181. For more information visit http://www.blackaids.org/


(Please ask for proof of legal status with CA Secretary of State at http://kepler.sos.ca.gov/, CA Attorney General at http://oag.ca.gov/charities and LA Registar office at http://www.lavote.net/CLERK/FBN_Search.cfm before giving money to them. Thanks).

Note: Photos courtesy of Alex Palomares & Jeff Knight for Diversity News Publications, a media and public relations company.

Editor’s Note:  The Black AIDS Institute is a great cause, please mention you heard from Diversity News Magazine. Thank You.

Oy Vey! My Son is Gay! Movie in Theaters November 6

November 4, 2009 by  
Filed under FEATURES

oyveymysonisgay“Oy Vey, My Son Is Gay” is the story of the Hirsch’s, a Jewish family living in the North Shore of Long Island, where every Friday night Shirley Hirsch (Lainie Kazan) invites another “perfect” girl for Shabbat dinner in hopes that her son, Nelson (John Lloyd Young), will marry a nice Jewish girl. When Shirley and Martin (Saul Rubinek) once again set him up on a date, Nelson reveals that he is already seeing someone. Shirley and Martin are thrilled and can’t wait to meet the lucky lady.

In a motherly attempt at finding out who her son is dating, Shirley stops by Nelson’s apartment. She is greeted by Angelo Ferraro (Jai Rodriguez), Nelson’s live-in boyfriend, and in order to not divulge Nelson’s secret life, Angelo introduces himself as his decorator. Shirley also meets the gorgeous Sybil (Carmen Electra), Nelson’s neighbor and Playpen magazine centerfold. Shirley believes that Sybil is Nelson’s mysterious girlfriend. She is concerned that Sybil isn’t Jewish but resigns to the fact that if her son is happy, that’s all that matters and she can’t wait for the rest of the family to meet Sybil at an upcoming wedding.

Nelson attempts to tell his mother that he is gay, but Shirley is too busy with her own life to listen to her son. After a long and emotional argument between Nelson and Angelo, Nelson agrees to take Angelo to his cousin’s wedding, instead of Sybil. Halfway through the ceremony Nelson finally breaks the news to his parents that he’s gay. At first, Shirley and Martin are confused and distraught, but when the reality starts to set in they begin to blame one another for Nelsons sexuality.

As Shirley and Martin struggle to accept this, they meet with a psychiatrist, talk with local members of the gay community, Martin goes to a gay bar in an attempt at understanding his son and he even goes as far as to try to get Sybil to sleep with Nelson to make him straight. As a last resort, Shirley and Martin have dinner with Angelos parents, Teresa and Carmine Ferraro (Vincent Pastore), in order to understand their sons lifestyles. Shirley and Teresa have sympathy for one another, unlike Martin and Carmine, who accuse each others son at being the cause of their own sons homosexuality.

Both families continue to try to hide the fact their sons are gay from their friends and co-workers, but when Nelson and Angelo decide to adopt a baby and it makes headline news, the two families must unite to defend their son’s cause. In an emotional confrontation, the families stand up and fight for their gay sons right against opposition. In an emotional victory for the two families and the country, the Hirsch’s and the Ferraro’s not only accept the fact their sons are gay but realize how much they love them.

Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! is a romantic comedy about how far we come and yet how far we still have to go.

Release Date: November 06, 2009

Directors: Evgeny Afineevsky, Svetlana Anufrieva, Igor Zektser and Rich Cowan

Starring: Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony Award nominee Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek, Carmen Electra, Vincent Pastore, Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young, Emmy Award winner Jai Rodriguez, and Emmy Award winner Bruce Vilanch

Screenplay: Joseph Goldman, Martin Guigui and Evgeny Afineevsky

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Trailer: Courtesy of NEW GENERATION FILMS

For movie Times and Locations http://oyveymysonisgay.com/screenings

SEE THE MOVIE FOR FREE and see cast members, who will come to watch the movie! (Two winners will be selected)

Win two tickets to see the movie on November 6 at

Laemmle’s Sunset 5

8000 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, 90046

T: 323-848-3500

Write why you want to see the movie and also how you came out to your parents. You can go to the movie website at www.oyveymysonisgay.com or email your story to oyvey@newgenerationfilmsinc.com

Also you can email the story to: diversitynews@hotmail.com

(Please include your full name, telephone number and email). Thank you and good luck.

Oy Vey! My Son is Gay! Los Angeles Hollywood Premiere And Red Carpet

October 23, 2009 by  
Filed under Entertainment

castOn Thursday, October 22, 2009 was held the LA/Hollywood premiere and red carpet of “Oy Vey! My Son is Gay! At the Vista Theatre in Los Angeles-Hollywood, CA.
The movie is a comedy about two families, one Jewish (Hirsch’s) who was expecting their son to marry an educated and Jewish women and the other family (Angelos’s) who have accepted that their son was gay. For the Jewish family was very hard to accept their only son have fall in love in another men. So they tried to learn about his gay life. Finally they accepted what it matters is the his son was happy and the was nothing wrong loving another men. It is a funny movie, the you will laugh and even cry.

“Oy Vey! My Son is Gay” some of the cast members are: Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony Award nominee Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek, Carmen Electra, Vincent Pastore, Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young, Emmy Award winner Jai Rodriguez, and Emmy Award winner Bruce Vilanch.

It is a good movie to go see, support it and watch to learn about the there is nothing wrong been gay and what it matters in life is LOVE for each other.

The movie is to be release on Theaters November 6, 2009. Movie is produced by Evgeny Afineevsky, Svetlana Anufrieva, Igor Zektser and Rich Cowan. The movie features original songs by Desmond Child – writer: Ricky Martin’s ‘Livin’ La Vida Loca, writer: Bon Jovi’s ‘You Give Love a Bad Name’, and writer: Joan Jett ‘I Hate Myself For Loving You.’

For more information about showing and red carpet events please visit movie site http://oyveymysonisgay.com/

The premiere event benefits AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES (APLA), It is produced by New Generations Films and event sponsored by Metro Source and Clear Channel.

Oy Vey! My Son is Gay! movie trailer is courtesy of  NEW GENERATION FILMS. All Rights Are Reserved.

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