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Business accelerator program for Black and brown femmes receives $270,000 from JPMorgan Chase

Story Louisville has long been a local hub of inspiration, innovation, and possibility.   Story’s Wild Beta Accelerator Program is now poised to connect and invest in even more startups led by minority women after receiving  a $270,000 investment from JPMorgan Chase. The investment into Wild will focus on empowering Black and Latinx femme-identifying founders to create, …

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Getting Glitzed with the Gays: Biodegradable centered startup launches holographic product line tomorrow at Darling’s Bar

Need more looks to kill for this raging festival season? Well theys, gays, and baes, I sure do have a newly improved, and environmentally sustainable accessory for you. Every year at Forecastle Music Festival, there is one table that shines a little brighter than others. Probably due to the immense amounts of glitter wafting through …

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Blessed be the fruit: Drink enthusiasts create superfood cocktail mixer with health in mind

Most of us have days filled with nothing but pure and utter stress. Overwhelmed, beaten down, and totally drained from your day, you can’t help but crave some sweet delicacy to help you meet your zen. Whether that vice be sugar, alcohol, drugs, sex, is up to you. But for those of us that like …

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Lussi Brown Coffee Bar: serving a safe, unapologetic space for Lexington queers

By Alixandria Thomason Lussi Brown Coffee Bar is a queer friendly safe space in the downtown area of Lexington, Kentucky. From the pride flags in the window to the diversity of everyone inside, you feel welcomed the second you walk in the door. The coffee shop and bar opened in June of 2017 following a …

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First generation American finds strength through online bake shop, queerness

Growing up in Clarksville, Tenn., Lease Carmona was the youngest of three children, all born to an Afrolatin family. With their mother being Dominican and their father being Puerto Rican, Carmona had to develop a strong sense of self even if it wasn’t who they were meant to be — it was who they had …

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Rural Kentuckian made big as adult entertainer, now adds UK Wildcat to résumé

When googling the name “Lane V Rogers,” an abundance of media and information swarms the page. Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Twitch, Onlyfans, and more. Click on a google image and you’ll see the most precious human. Sweet face, greek god build, and that astrological Leo tattoo? Phenomenal. Lane V Rogers, aka Mr. Blake Mitchell, is a …

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