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Western Kentucky Pride Festival moves to Carson Park

by Dustin Havens Western Kentucky Pride Festival is back in full force planning. The festival is set to take place at Carson Park in Paducah from May 29th – 31st. Opening Ceremonies will take place at 12pm on Friday the 29th and closing Ceremonies Sunday the 31st at 2pm. This years event was moved from …

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Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown Comes to UofL

by Ben Gierhart The University of Louisville is certainly one of the best schools in the state, but it may surprise many to know that according to Campus Pride – a national nonprofit organization that rates colleges and universities according to their support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues – it is the best …

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Black, Queer entrepreneur works to lift peers through empowered ‘BO$$’ events

Queer Kentucky Interview with Prince Crittenden What is BO$$? BO$$ is a creative cooperative designed to level the playing field by empowering minorities with business related resources, create a network of likeminded peers and encourage diversity within our local creative and entrepreneurial communities. What inspired you to create this event? Well I’ve always been pretty …

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The origin of the word ‘Gay’ in its Homosexual context

by N.  David Williams Williams-Nichols Collection Department of Archives & Special Collections University of Louisville Use of the word “gay” in a homosexual context may date to as long ago as Paris in the late 16th century, when homosexuals were reportedly called ‘gai,” but there are a couple of other intriguing and perhaps more provable …

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#TBT: A Quick Study of the Beaux Arts Cocktail Lounge – Louisville’s first gay bar

by David Williams Photos Courtesy of The Courier Journal archives and University of Louisville Photographic Archives Article Originally Published January 2, 2016 At this late date it’s nearly impossible to write a fulfilling history of the Beaux Arts Cocktail Lounge.  A great many former patrons are undoubtedly deceased.  If still alive, they’re in their late …

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