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Chromeo Head over Heels

New Music and Tour from Chromeo

June 17, 2018 - Entertainment, LGBT Advocate, LGBT Ally, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Press Release, Tennessee

press release from Sacks & Co Head Over Heels, the fifth studio LP from Montreal funk legends Chromeo, was released 6/15 on Big Beat/Atlantic Records. Get the album, including “Must’ve Been” featuring DRAM, “Don’t Sleep” feat. French Montana & Stefflon Don, “Bedroom Calling” feat. The-Dream, “Juice” and more here. The…

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The importance of allies

June 14, 2018 - LGBT Ally

by Brian Goins  |  photo by Jenn George The LGBT+ community always needs more straight allies, and Kathy Halbrooks, a former president of PFLAG Nashville, is one of the best. Halbrooks, who has been employed by Metro Water Services for more than 30 years, fell into the…

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Nicki Minaj to perform at Bridgestone

June 11, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, LGBT Ally, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Tennessee

press release from Live Nation Entertainment NEW YORK, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Global hip-hop icons Nicki Minaj and Future announce they’ll be hitting the road together for the first time on their NickiHndrxx tour today. See dates below. The NickiHndrxx tour will be a can’t miss outing for fans of the hitmakers who dominate the modern hip-hop…

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The Dammed Clutter Retreat Returns in June!

June 10, 2018 - Articles, Events, Health + Wellness, LGBT Ally, Mental Health, Middle Tennessee, Susan Gardner

Clutter flows into our houses. With children in the house, things increase with each new activity or size. As we age, the house easily becomes cluttered with inheritances from family members. Some of us attract clutter like Pigpen attracts dust! Sometimes we have a strong…

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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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Let Clutter Flow

February 20, 2018 - Articles, Columns, Health + Wellness, Journal, LGBT Ally, Mental Health, Middle Tennessee, Susan Gardner, Tennessee

by Susan Gardner Clutter flows into our houses. With children in the house, things increase with each new activity or size. As we age, the house easily becomes cluttered with inheritances from family members. Some of us attract clutter like Pigpen attracts dust! Sometimes we…

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Kristen Chapman Gibbons

Kristen Chapman Gibbons: Tell your story, be heard

January 13, 2018 - LGBT Ally

By Brian Goins Kristen Chapman Gibbons is passionate about storytelling — not just her own, but the stories of others and of the communities that make up Nashville. That passion has grown from her experience telling her own stories on stage — 28 different stories…

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Eric Capehart

LGBT Ally: Eric Capehart is a man of action

November 3, 2017 - LGBT Ally

by Jamie Lewis • photo by H.N. James Author, professor, counselor, mentor and philanthropist: Each of these words describe Eric Capehart. If you ask him, though, he’ll tell you that while he may be all of these, his primary identity is that of an activist….

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Laura Bohling

Laura Bohling: A Period of Reconstruction

August 21, 2017 - Articles, Faith + Spirituality, Laura Bohling, LGBT Advocate, LGBT Ally, LGBT Community, LGBT Youth, Middle Tennessee, Politician, State Representative

by Michael Wells | photo courtesy of Eric England Laura Bohling wants you to know you can’t hurt her. She considers herself to be in a unique position, feeling more powerful than ever before, and after a period of deconstruction and rebirth, she’s using her…

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Out of the Darkness participants

CHOOSE YOUR HONOR BEADS AND WALK MUSIC ROW TO FIGHT SUICIDE

August 21, 2017 - Agency33, Articles, Events, Fund Raising, Health + Wellness, Joey Amato, LGBT Advocate, LGBT Ally, LGBT Community, LGBT Youth, Mental Health, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Out of the Darkness, Suicide, Suicide Prevention, Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN – AUGUST 17, 2017 – More than 1200 people from throughout Middle TN will choose beads that represent their personal struggle with depression or the type of suicide loss they have experienced at the Nashville Music Row Out of the Darkness Community Walk. The walk begins at 8:00…

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