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Randy Rainbow Live at TPAC

June 6, 2018 - Entertainment, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Music, Press Release, Tennessee, TPAC

press release from TPAC NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Comedian, actor, writer, host and Internet sensation Randy Rainbow comes to Nashville with his new live show at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Polk Theater on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 8, at 10 a.m. at TPAC.org, by phone at…

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Social Intercourse leaves the reader quite satisfied

June 5, 2018 - Books, Entertainment, LGBT Youth, Nashville, Recap, Review

by Leah Wright Greg Howard entered into the YA genre with his literal laugh-out-loud novel, Social Intercourse. The story is a coming of age tale about Beck, an out and proud gay choir nerd who flawlessly quotes “The Golden Girls” and “Designing Women”, and who…

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NGLCC Decries SCOTUS Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling

June 4, 2018 - LGBT Community, NGLCC, Press Release

Will Continue Asserting American Businesses Must Not Use Religion Against the LGBT Community June 4, 2018 Washington, DC — The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, is deeply disappointed by the decision of the Supreme Court of the…

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HATE CRIMES SERIES: Download the PDF here, keep as resource

June 2, 2018 - LGBT Community

For the past three issues, we’ve published an ongoing series about hate crimes, detailing some of the resources and facts you need to know. Download the entire series here as one PDF that you can keep and use as a resource. HateCrimes_Series_FULL

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Kesley Page: A passion for the community

June 1, 2018 - Trans Focus

by Selena Haynes  |  photo by Tabitha Hawk Life is a journey to empower your true self. All the answers you seek are in your grasp. Nothing is random. You are light, you are loved, and you are not alone. These are the words of Kesley Page,…

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Tanya Tucker appearing at Love & Acceptance

May 30, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Tennessee

by Leah Wright   Country royalty Tanya Tucker has joined the lineup for the GLAAD + Ty Herndon Concert for Love and Acceptance, to take place at Wildhorse Saloon on June 7, the first day of the 2018 CMA Fest. Also appearing will be Billy…

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Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus in Nashville on “Broadway Tour”

May 29, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Press Release, Tennessee

press release from Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus NASHVILLE/KNOXILLE – The Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus (KGMC) will present a concert titled “Broadway on Tour” on Friday, June 1, 7:30 p.m. at Belmont United Methodist Church, 2007 Acklen Ave, Nashville. The concert is part of the KGMC’s…

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Violins of Hope Make Their Final Nashville Appearance

May 27, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Symphony, Press Release, Tennessee

press release from Nashville Symphony   Tickets are still available for May 31-June 2 concerts at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Nashville, Tenn. (May 23, 2018) — The Nashville Symphony will close its 2017/18 Aegis Sciences Classical Series with Giuseppe Verdi’s masterful Requiem on May 31-June 2 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. These performances will…

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“People-Powered” station WXNA invites community to birthday party on Sunday, June 3

May 24, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Fund Raising, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Press Release, Tennessee

Nashville, TN (May 17, 2018) — Nashville community radio station WXNA-FM will mark two years on the air with a public celebration on Sunday, June 3, from 3-6 p.m. at The Basement, 1604 8th Ave. S. Free and open to the public, the event will…

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The Love Fest grows into annual event

May 21, 2018 - Events, LGBT Community

by Selena Haynes  |  photo courtesy of Rachel and Dorsha With all that we face in the world today, life can be daunting. When Judge Rachel Bell and Dr. Dorsha James launched i am. . . just human, in May 2017, they did so understanding…

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