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hispanic heritage month 2018

Focus On: Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

September 25, 2018 - LGBT Advocate, LGBT Community, LGBT Seniors, LGBT Youth, Middle Tennessee, Review

By Lauren Means A study from the Williams Institute reveals there are approximately 1.4 million LGBT Latino/a adults currently living in the United States. Latino/a’s make up 146,000 same-sex households in the U.S. with 29.1 percent of those households raising children. According to the U.S….

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Pride Journeys: Houston

August 1, 2018 - Agency33, Events, Joey Amato, LGBT Advocate, LGBT Ally, LGBT Community, LGBT Seniors, LGBT Youth, Recap

by Joey Amato   Throughout my career as a travel journalist thus far, I have been to Texas about a dozen times for both work and pleasure. However, the one city I never visited until recently was Houston. I quickly noticed that each Texas metropolis…

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Susan Brown, Charles Jones and Vicki Davies volunteered long hours to get OutCentral ready for its Grand Opening. They were chosen to represent all the volunteers and officially open OutCentral.

Picking up the Pieces

July 3, 2018 - Health + Wellness, LGBT Advocate, LGBT Ally, LGBT Community, LGBT Seniors, LGBT Youth, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, News, Tennessee

by Selena Haynes | photo courtesy of OutCentral   OutCentral’s closing devastates, but new Middle Tennessee Pride Center brings hope   Silence abounded around the table as each person in the emergency meeting finally had to face the reality that OutCentral would be closing. New…

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LGBT senior citizens

Available resources for you and your loved ones

November 7, 2017 - LGBT Seniors

by Lauren Means According to the American Psychological Association, 39 million people in the U.S. are age 65 or older, including 2.4 million people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). While all of the LGBT+ population has unique needs when it comes…

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