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Enter to win tickets to ‘The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore’ Summer Tour! Courtesy of Focus Middle Tennessee

June 30, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Giveaway, LGBT Ally, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville

Kesha and Macklemore are teaming up this summer for ‘The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore’ tour. The nine-week, 30-market tour pairs the two trailblazing artists for an epic summer trek of North American amphitheaters and arenas!   Enter now for your chance to see Kesha…

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The Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce Announces the Resignation of CEO, Lisa Howe

May 18, 2018 - LGBT Advocate, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce, News, Press Release

After six years of remarkable growth, the LGBT Chamber’s first full-time employee to step down in August NASHVILLE, TN – May 18, 2018 – Ron Snitker, President of the Board of Directors of the Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce has announced the resignation of Lisa…

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The Community Foundation’s The Big Payback – May 2, 2018

April 30, 2018 - Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Press Release, Tennessee

WHAT IS THE BIG PAYBACK? The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving day to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties served by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple – inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their…

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NASHVILLE PRIDE FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY BRIDGESTONE ANNOUNCES 2018 NISSAN MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP

April 19, 2018 - Uncategorized

Festival and Equality Walk to celebrate LGBTQ Pride in downtown Nashville The 30th Annual Nashville Pride Festival presented by Bridgestone is proud to announce the 2018 Nissan Main Stage entertainment line up including Wilson Phillips, JoJo, Taylor Bennett, Chely Wright, Steve Grand, FLETCHER and more…

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Far Out Nashville Announces Second Annual Psychedelic Music & Arts Festival in Music City

April 19, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Film, Middle Tennessee, Music, News, Tennessee, Uncategorized

Highly anticipated second installment returns to Nashville May 10-12 at Third Man Records, Mercy Lounge and The High Watt Named “Best New Festival” by the Nashville Scene NASHVILLE, TN (April 10, 2018) – ​The Far Out Nashville psychedelic music and arts festival returns to Music…

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Four Middle Tennessee Non-Profits Participating in Give OUT Day 2018

April 18, 2018 - Events, Fund Raising, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Tennessee

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of giving for the LGBTQ community – a 24-hour online fundraising event that unites the LGBTQ community from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and D.C. to raise critically needed funds. Throughout the day-long event, thousands of people…

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Nashville Fashion Week 2018 – An Event ‘Elevated’ Above the Rest

April 8, 2018 - Events, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Fashion Week, Recap, Uncategorized

Featuring four nights of runway shows, countless shopping opportunities, and numerous other engaging experiences, the 2018 Nashville Fashion Week did not disappoint. Oz Arts Nashville provided the perfect backdrop for the week’s show stopping events. With opening night bringing the Nashville Designer’s Showcase, we were treated…

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Rational, Reasonable, Right: TN State Senate District 14 Special Election

March 13, 2018 - Lauren Means, LGBT Ally, Middle Tennessee, Politician, Tennessee

by Lauren Means Ι photo courtesy gaylejordanforsenatetn14 Who is Gayle Jordan? Gayle Jordan is your typical Tennessean. She has raised a family, lives on a farm, has owned a small business, and is concerned about the future of our state. If you dig a little deeper, you…

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Bisexual Resource Center Celebrates 5th Annual Bisexual Health Awareness Month in March

March 4, 2018 - Health + Wellness, LGBT Community, News

BISEXUAL RESOURCE CENTER CELEBRATES 5th ANNUAL BISEXUAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH IN MARCH Fifth year of social media campaign to improve health of bi+ community will reflect on past progress and identify actions to shape the future Boston, MA – The Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) will…

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It’s Just Who I am: Transgender

February 26, 2018 - Articles, Columns, It’s Just Who I am, Lauren Means, Question and Answer, Transgender

Dispelling myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes by Lauren Means Note: This series is not meant to place labels. The purpose is to educate and to open up conversations among people. This is not all-inclusive in terms of questions, facts, or terminology. This is a starting point…

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