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Kentucky’s Gender inclusive apparel brand gives back

What is BLoFISH? We are a clothing company based in Louisville, KY. Known for our amazingly soft fabrics, All 4 All message, being gender neutral, and our 10% giveback program. We were founded in 2014 and opened our first store in Louisville in 2016. We are still small, but have a solid online presence and …

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LGBTQ+ Republican voters exist, openly mock majority of Queer views

By Deena Lilygren A few months ago, Queer Kentucky’s Instagram featured a snapshot of a young gay Kentuckian enjoying a drink on a Churchill Downs balcony. As always, the snapshot was accompanied by the subject’s bio, which in this case included a quotation about how hard it was to be a gay Republican. The queer …

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Louisville Ballet Dancer showcases diversity through the arts

Sanjay Saverimuttu, Louisville Photo by Sam English (Headshot for Choreographers Showcase 2019)  What does the word queer mean to you? How do you identify? Why? The word “queer” to me means expressing your gender or your sexuality in a manner that risks being disadvantaged by society. This world hasn’t been designed for our success, and yet …

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Queer Yogi empowers others through inclusivity, love

Elliot, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky What does the word Queer mean to you? I think to me, queer means unique, not limited to the rules of mainstream society. it’s the freedom to be different from what’s expected. What do you identify as, or do you identify at all? I’m a fat, white, atheist, pansexual, agender spoonie. (The …

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‘Ban conversion therapy Kentucky’ Executive Director’s call to action

For me the word queer is liberating. Growing up in Southern Indiana, where there was minimal support for LGBTQ people, I didn’t know what supportive LGBTQ spaces looked like. Moving to Louisville, Kentucky, I started coming into my queer identity and learning how my other identities influence the way I exist in various spaces. For …

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