Faith Evans Headlines ATL Pride Weekend Pure Heat Community Festival


Atlanta Black Gay Pride, the country's leading LGBTQ annual pride completed their annual weekend celebration with the 3rd Annual Pure Heat Community Festival. The festival included a special award presentation to Grammy Award winning singer, Faith Evans. A number of celebrities including, Tameka Raymond, Claudia Jordan & Gary Hayes (Rickey Smiley Morning Show); Towanda Braxton, and Chyna (WeTV LA Hair) came out to support the LGBTQ community.

Bishop Oliver Clyde Allen and Rashad Burgess presented Faith Evans with the 2014 Humanitarian Award. R&B group Havok Jones serenaded Faith Evans with a cover of her classic, "Soon As I Get Home". The festival didn't just stop with music, but also featured female impersonator CiCi; a Greek Stroll Competition; Hair Battles and the crowd favorite, J-Sette Competition. The Pure Heat Community Festival also brought awareness to the epidemic of HIV/AIDS, and which advocated campaigns towards human rights, education, health & wellness, and homelessness.

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