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Enter to win tickets to ‘The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore’ Summer Tour! Courtesy of Focus Middle Tennessee

June 30, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Giveaway, LGBT Ally, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville

Kesha and Macklemore are teaming up this summer for ‘The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore’ tour. The nine-week, 30-market tour pairs the two trailblazing artists for an epic summer trek of North American amphitheaters and arenas!   Enter now for your chance to see Kesha…

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The Love Fest grows into annual event

May 21, 2018 - Events, LGBT Community

by Selena Haynes  |  photo courtesy of Rachel and Dorsha With all that we face in the world today, life can be daunting. When Judge Rachel Bell and Dr. Dorsha James launched i am. . . just human, in May 2017, they did so understanding…

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May+June Calendar: LGBT must-go events

May 1, 2018 - Entertainment, Events

MAY 4 LGBT EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS AWARDS BY CURB RECORDS Excellence in Business Awards is the Nashville LGBT Chamber’s premier business event. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 at Nashville Hilton Downtown, 121 4th Ave. S., Nashville. Tickets: $55 for members, $65 for non…

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Equality Clarksville and APSU’s Gay Straight Alliance to Hold Picnic, Rainbow Graduation Event

April 26, 2018 - Equality Clarksville, Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Press Release, Tennessee

Equality Clarksville, a local organization formed to support the LGBT+ community and its allies in Clarksville, Montgomery County, and the surrounding areas, will be partnering once again with other local resources including the Austin Peay State University’s Gay Straight Alliance to host a Pride Picnic…

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Four Middle Tennessee Non-Profits Participating in Give OUT Day 2018

April 18, 2018 - Events, Fund Raising, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Tennessee

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of giving for the LGBTQ community – a 24-hour online fundraising event that unites the LGBTQ community from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and D.C. to raise critically needed funds. Throughout the day-long event, thousands of people…

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The Nashville LGBT Chamber Announces Finalists for the 2018 Excellence in Business Awards Sponsored by Curb Records

April 16, 2018 - Events, Excellence in Business Awards, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Press Release, Tennessee

For the sixth consecutive year, CURB Records is the presenting sponsor for the Nashville LGBT Chamber 2018 Excellence in Business Awards on Friday, May 4, from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Hilton Nashville Downtown. Over three hundred business and community leaders are expected to attend…

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MTSU’s 2018 LGBT+ College Conference: All Identities Bridging the Divide

April 8, 2018 - Events, LGBT Community, LGBT Youth, Middle Tennessee, MTSU, MTSU LGBT+ College Conference, Murfreesboro, News, Recap, Rutherford County, Tennessee

This year marked the 5th annual Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) LGBT+ College Conference. What first started in 2014 has blossomed into, not only a statewide conference, but also a a time to recognize outstanding individuals who are helping to shape and strengthen our community….

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March+April events

LGBT+ What to do: What’s happening in March, April

March 8, 2018 - Events

MARCH 10 OPEN MIC NIGHT: 8 p.m. March 10 at OutCentral, 1709 Church St., Nashville. MARCH 11 BLAME IT ON BIANCA TOUR: 8 p.m. March 11 in James K. Polk Theater at TPAC, 505 Deaderick St., Nashville. Tickets: $39.50-$60. Find tickets online. MARCH 16 LGBTBE WORKSHOP PART 1: Sponsored…

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Nashville Cares Avant Garde

RECAP – Avant Garde: Neverland

February 19, 2018 - Avant Garde, Drag Queens, Events, Fund Raising, Health + Wellness, Leah Wright, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Cares, Recap, Tennessee

“It may have been quixotic, but it was magnificent.” By Leah Wright The Avant Garde: Neverland! Fundraiser for Nashville CARES was an event filled with glitter, fairy wings, pirates, and whores (if the NashTrash sisters are to be believed). The attire was festive cocktail and…

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Levi Kreis

Tony Award winning artist Levi Kreis to perform at City Winery 

November 30, 2017 - Entertainment, Events

By David Pearce Tony Award winning artist Levi Kreis is set for a one-night performance in Nashville that will fill your heart with love and the warmth that only this Tennessee native can bring. Kreis grew up in Oliver Springs, Tenn., just outside of Oak…

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