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National Youth Pride Services is the parent company of RizeUp Magazine! Did you know, as a policy, NYPS does not accept government money, instead funds 100% of what it does nationally and internationally through donations from supporters like you? A tradition that is 7 years old!   Every week of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10 I’ll be…

50 People Making Bold Moves: 40-50

We saved the best for last! RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services. Paid subscribers will get the full edition after all 50 are announced via U.S. mail.

50 People Making Bold Moves: #39 Dangelo Cherry

An award winning athlete, personal trainer and motivator. RizeUp Magazine is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services, a creative, urban, intellectual and socially forward movement for black LGBTQ youth and young adults in the U.S., Brazil, Jamaica and South Africa

50 People Making Bold Moves: Anthony Oakes, Emory Matthews

An absolutely hilarious comedian and a aspiring fashion model. RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services, a creative, urban, intellectual and socially forward movement for Black LGBTQ youth and young adults. Get the print or PDF version today!  

50 People Making Bold Moves: Dream Recruits

Its no secret NYPS recruits talent from local movements (like colleges do) to use their skills on the national level. This is the first time NYPS is speaking about members they are actively recruiting publicly. RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services, a creative, urban, intellectual and socially forward movement for LGBT…

50 People Making Bold Moves: Tripp Ali, Chance Calloway, Sherrod Willis

Look for these leading men to make bold moves in 2018. RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services, a creative, urban, intellectual and socially forward movement for Black LGBTQ youth and young adults in the U.S., Brazil and South Africa. Subscribers will get the full edition via U.S. mail once all 50…

50 People Making Bold Moves: #25, #26, #27

An undocumented activist from Barbados, Instagram make up artist and award winning Netflix star. RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services.  

50 People Making Bold Moves: #24 Trey Love

On a global level, one of the most popular actors ever on nypsnetwork.com RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services, a creative, urban, intellectual, socially forward movement for Black LGBTQ youth and young adults in the U.S., Brazil, Jamaica and South Africa.  

50 People Making Bold Moves: Jayson Douglas and Kyle Goffney

Two people with model status   RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Servcies, a urban, creative, intelelctual and socially forward movement for Black LGBTQ youth and young adults in the U.S., Brazil, Jamaica and South Africa.

50 People Making Bold Moves: Demark Manigo, Tiq Milan

A leader of a global movement and a media powerhouse. Rize Up is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services, a creative, urban, intellectual and socially forward movement in the U.S., Brazil, Jamaica and South Africa. paid subscribers will get this edition via U.S. mail when all 50 are announced. Visitors can purchase souvenir…

50 People Making Bold Moves: Gary Lavard and Elle Hearns

This melanin is definitely poppin’! A standout actor and activist creating change. RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services, a creative, urban, intellectual, socially forward movement for Black LGBTQ youth and young adults. Paid subscribers will get the full edition via U.S. mail once all 50 have been announced. Visitors can order…

50 People Making Bold Moves: Jamie Allen and Lourdes Ashley Hunter

Two grassroots organizers, one in the south and one in the east! RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services. Paid subscribers will get the full edition via U.S. mail once all 50 are announced. Visitors can order souvenir pages at anytime by contacting nypsmoney@gmail.com

50 People Making Bold Moves: #11 Andrea Jenkins

“To all of my Trans & Gender Diverse family, I see you, I hear you & I will be there for you. We must resist. We must be intersectional!” RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services.

50 People Making Bold Moves: #12 George Johnson; #13 Alex Jante

One brilliant writer and one brilliant performer making bold moves in 2018. Rize Up Magazine is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services. Paid subscribers will get the print edition via U.S. mail once all 50 have been announced. Visitors can purchase souvenir pages at any time by contacting nypsmoney@gmail.com  

50 People Making Bold Moves: #7 (tie) KHAOS

“This amazing person is truly making bold moves via his TV show, going places most LGBTQ shows can’t or won’t.”   RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services, a urban, creative, intellectual and socially forward movement for Black LGBTQ youth and young adults in the U.S., Brazil, Jamaica and South Africa. Paid…

50 People Making Bold Moves: #7 Tre Floyd

“Winners help others win. Tre Floyd is a winner.” RizeUp Magazine is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services, a creative, urban, socially forward and intellectual movement for Black LGBTQ youth and young adults in the U.S., South Africa, Brazil and Jamaica. Paid subscribers will get the edition in the mail when all 50…

50 People Making Bold Moves: #6 Bishop Allyson Abrams

“Bold and radical, just like Jesus taught us to be.” RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services, a urban, creative, intellectual and socially forward movement for Black LGBTQ youth and young adults in the U.S., Brazil, Jamaica and South Africa. Paid Subscribers will get this edition in the mail when all 50…

50 People Making Bold Moves: #5 Brandon Karson

One generation had Darryl Stephens (Noah’s Arc), this generation has Brandon Karson (About Him) RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services which serves LGBTQ youth and young adults in the U.S., Brazil, and South Africa. Paid subscribers will get the full magazine in the mail after all 50 have been announced. Visitors…

50 People Making Bold Moves: #4 Devin Coutreyer

RizeUp is the official magazine of National Youth Pride Services. Paid subscribers will get the full edition after all 50 have been posted. Guests can purchase souvenir pages at any time by contacting nypsmoney@gmail.com

50 People Making Bold Moves: #2 Chris June

Paid subscribers will get the entire edition  via mail once all list makers have been posted. Guest may purchase souvenir prints of individual pages at any time by contacting nypsmoney@gmail.com

50 People Making Bold Moves: #1 Joshua Gale

Paid subscribers will get the full Edition in the mail after all 50 have been announced. Visitors can purchase specific pages/prints by emailing nypsmoney@gmail.com at any time.

Good Music

LYRK Music gives us a sample of thier future music editions in the winter edition of our magazine.

#Fresh

We take a look at three new faces of the movement.

#Cakes

A new section in the winter edition of RizeUp features recipies. Check it out.

Royalty

The winter 2017 edition of our magazine features a intimate interview with Pierre Phipps of the Freaky Boiz.

Winter 2017

The Winter 2017 edition of our magazine will be available online and in print in December.

50 Trendsetters To Watch #40 Swanny River

Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. Swanny River is not a newcomer when talking Hip Hop. Swanny River totally believes in the art of expression. His tracks are created through inspiration in hopes of crafting timeless music. Having a love & Respect for the culture he expanded his ear but never forgot the days of…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #39: GAVYKO, New York

GAVYKO & CO, LLC is a creative conglomerate that promotes and provides vocal platforms for authenticity, affirmation and new social norms. When there wasn’t enough space for a gender-fluid black kid like me, I decided to create a world where there was: a world where voices weren’t denied their power. I remember sitting in my…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #38: The Lesbian Collective

Meet the people behind the trendsetting Lesbian Collective! Stoney G Born in Brooklyn, NY.  Currently resides in Woodbridge, NJ. I’m the lead trainer for The Cheesecake Factory in Edison, NJ My passion is spreading joy and love.  I believe a smile can go a long way and if everyone spreads a little more joy this…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #36: Emery Lavell Johnson

He’s no stranger to us as he spent his teen years as a proud member of Youth Pride, like so many up and coming stars across the county have. Even then we knew something was special about him. If we had to put a label on him that would best define his years with us…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #35: Tyson Anthony

When we hosted the first annual NYPS Network Awards, we knew something by Tyson Anthony would win. What we didn’t know is how dominant his shows would be in the first year of our new network. On March 23, 2017, the NYPS Network will celebrate it’s 1 year anniversary. Of those 52 weeks, A Tyson…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #34: Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus

Since it’s inception, the Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus has been setting trends. It also has a rich history of leadership development with National Youth Pride Services, electing several of it’s young adults to chair youth committees over the years, as well as, co- sponsoring many socially forward events with NYPS back in the day….

50 Trendsetters To Watch #33: The Gentlemen’s Foundation, Atlanta, GA

The Gentlemen’s Foundation, Inc.’s (TGF) mission is to promote the holistic development – mental, physical, emotional, social, and spiritual growth – of Gay, Bisexual and Transgender men of color. Since 2014, The Gentlemen’s Foundation has been committed to celebrating, supporting, empowering and mentoring Gay, Bisexual and Transgender men of color, as well as encouraging healthy…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #31: Slay TV

If the name doesn’t get your attention, the content will! We love our NYPS Network, but we definitely think Slay TV will be setting all types of new trends for black LGBTQ media is 2017. We love them so much, you can find a direct link to them from our network! Check them out!  

50 Trendsetters To Watch #30: Demond Maurice Bouvier, Washington, DC

This Trendsetter is no stranger to us as well as those who live in the DMV area. Check out his latest project below and pay close attention to him in 2017 as we think he is definitely someone to watch. For more of Demond check out our music streaming site LYRK. in the near future.

50 Trendsetters To Watch #29: Project Fierce Chicago

Project Fierce Chicago is a grassroots collective of radical social workers, youth advocates and other community members who are working together to establish community-driven, identity-affirming housing in Chicago. Project Fierce’s mission is to reduce LGBTQ youth homelessness in Chicago by providing transitional housing and support services to LGBTQ-identified young adults. PFC launched publicly in April of 2013…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #28: Elijah Bell-Clarke, Washington, DC

I was born in Waukegan, Illinois on December 5, 1990, to parents that were both in the Navy. Shortly after, my mother and father divorced with my mother moving with the rest of her family to north Texas. I had a very interesting dynamic growing up. I spent half of my time in my mother’s…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #26: Taylor Bennett, Chicago, IL

He’s not just the little brother of Chance The Rapper, he’s the openly bisexual – breaking all the molds -music artist making waves in 2017 all by himself. Listen to Grown up fairy Tales feat. Chance The Rapper & Jeremih (Produced by Mike Will MadeIt) by Taylor Bennett #np on #SoundCloud