Certainly, arguments have been made that the older we are, the more importance we place on the value of Pride and its hard-fought celebrations. Then again, many younger gays will suggest that there is no way one could enjoy non-stop pride events more than themselves.
How one Tennessee native left for bigger dreams and then came back to start a movement… For D’Andrews Bakery and Cafe – located in bustling downtown Nashville near the public library – the hard part may be over. As of August 2019, the charming bakery had been open for over one year, and they are still experiencing growth of sales and clientele.
Tony Woodall: “My life now is simply about helping people become aware of who they already are.” Tony Woodall grew up like many in the South, attending church on Sundays with a very conservative, far-right view of life in a very fear-based type of religious setting…
When Lisa Howe announced she would be stepping down as Executive Director of the Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce, the Board, as well as its members, scrambled to find a replacement. Joe Woolley had served as President of the Chamber for two years prior to Howe’s resignation and decided to throw his name in the hat of potential applicants to succeed Howe, who had done an incredible job growing the Chamber.
“I wish everything was different. I wish that I were a part of something.” At one time or another, we have all felt this. Some of us feel it more often or for a longer period of time. Others feel it all the time. One thing is for sure, Dear Evan Hansen brings those feelings to the surface.
“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.
Murfreesboro is hosting its fourth annual Boro Pride event on September 7. George Manus, better known as the drag queen IONA, has been their emcee each year. She has been a resident of Tennessee and a strong advocate for the LGBTQ+ community from the get-go.