While the reasoning provided by Rep. David Hawk, R-Greeneville for his vote to pass the bill is to help prevent people from being scammed, some may wonder if this is a form of discrimination against non-traditional couples, LGBT+ couples in particular, looking to marry.
Religion is a tricky topic in the South. For some in the LGBT+ community, it can be even more challenging. There is an unwritten expectation that you go to church on Sunday, are baptized into your parent’s religion, have a “church” wedding, and raise your kids in the church.
In January of this year, Metro Nashville Police chief announced the appointment of a LGBT+ Liaison Officer to the Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD). The new position provides a bridge between LGBT+ people and MNPD.
The 31st Annual Nashville Pride Festival presented by Bridgestone welcomes TLC, Neon Trees, Madame Gandhi, Cakes Da Killa, Brandon Stansell, Brody Ray and more to the Equality Stage presented by Nissan.
This year marks the end of an era for Nashville CARES, Middle Tennessee’s most iconic nonprofit serving people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA). CEO Joseph Interrante is retiring after 25 years as the head of the organization and passing the baton to Amna Osman, who was chosen this past March as the new Chief Executive Officer.
Festival time is upon us and that means lots of fun in the sun! Who better to join us on those adventures than our four-legged friends? While it seems like the perfect pairing, there are cautions you must take when planning to bring your best friend along on your endeavors.