Sometimes an ally goes a step further and advocates for or against particular policies that affect the community. Buick Audra is one of these allies. A musician originally from Miami, Buick has lived in Nashville for close to 12 years with her husband and two cats.
Margaret Williams, best known as Miss Margaret, is somewhat of an icon at Nashville CARES, a nonprofit that serves those living with and at risk for HIV. There’s hardly a person in the building who hasn’t been warmly greeted by her at least once a day.
“Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable,” is a Kenyan proverb that speaks to the wisdom of making one stronger by surrounding it with many. When one looks at the life and career of Amna Osman, the newly hired CEO of Nashville CARES, you will clearly see this proverb come to life.
The recent boom in Nashville’s population has led to more than just an increase in the number of people who call the city home. Rapid growth has also led to a significant increase in the number of allies in its LGBT+ community.
Aside from being icons in their respective genres, the pair is also vocal about their support of the LGBT+ community. This past June, Vince Gill participated in Ty Herndon’s Concert for Love & Acceptance and drew a standing ovation from the crowd.
When Ginger and Danny Demonbreun’s property was destroyed from the 2009 tornado outbreak, they decided to go for the dream they’d talked about for years. Out of all the ruble emerged Sinking Creek Farm.