Story Booth Nashville and Tennessee Equality Project hosts a showcase of true stories from Nashville’s LGBTQ community. Story Booth Nashville is a community-based arts project by Kristen Chapman Gibbons, True Stories Let Loose and Tennessee Equality Project.
Eliminating barriers to safe space and access to self-care is the mission of a collaborative effort called My House, a comprehensive one-stop shop for gay and bisexual men impacted and affected by HIV/AIDS in Nashville.
Middle Tennessee State University’s (MTSU) LGBT+ student organization, MT Lambda, will observe Transgender Day Of Remembrance (TDOR) on Nov. 18 with an evening vigil and guest speaker in front of the Student Union. They will have an open meeting on Nov. 8 for TDOR preparations for anyone wanting to participate.
A Nashville staple, Cheley Tackett, is back in the groove with her new album, ‘Buckeye.’ The CD release party is scheduled for 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at Douglas Corner. Focus asked Tackett a few questions for our readers become acquainted or reacquainted as the case may be.
When I came out, my highly religious uncle verbally attacked me. He called me names, made me feel horrible for my choices and told me I was an abomination and even drug up my past—saying that I’m not going to be any good—blaming my mistakes on liking females.Should I be patient and try to educate him? Or should I cut my losses and continue to live my life as I am?
In November of 2018, Tennesseans will go to the polls to choose the next Governor of Tennessee. Karl Foster Dean, former mayor of Nashville and leading Democratic candidate in the gubernatorial race, was recently in town to attend Memphis Pride Fest and sat down with Focus to answer a few questions.