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Actors Theatre adopts feminist script of ‘Dracula’ and it’s giving Queer femme realness

Dracula has been a staple of Actors Theatre of Louisville’s fall lineup since 1995, but this September, Dracula’s evolution is taking a leap forward with the implementation of Kate Hamill’s new feminist script, first performed in New York in February of 2020. GRAB TICKETS HERE! I hopped on a zoom call with three queer artists who …

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Louisville Pride Foundation announces festival theme, opening date for community center day after founders cut ties with organization

The Louisville Pride Foundation has released their theme for the 2022 festival — “Welcome Home.” The festival is also being considered a celebration of the opening of a new permanent home, and Queer community center, in Old Louisville. “Being LGBTQ means being isolated at some point in your life,” said Executive Director Mike Slaton. “Our …

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KY Farm Bureau Protest Continues with Billboard & Ham Breakfast Action Thursday, Aug. 25 at 7 a.m.

Kentucky advocacy groups and unions have once again launched protest actions targeting the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation’s discriminatory policies. Today the groups unveiled a billboard along I-65 near the Kentucky State Fair and plan to protest the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual Ham Breakfast Thursday, August 25 at 7:00 a.m. ET. The billboard, which states, “Kentucky …

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The Journeys to Freedom: (Un)Known Project River Cruise will make its debut on the Belle of Louisville

While floating along the Ohio River between Kentucky — a slave state — and Indiana — a free state — participants will be immersed in the stories of two families seeking to escape enslavement by boat. As each guest boards the Belle for the river cruise, they will receive a color-coded passport and be assigned …

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Pencils, books and hope: Louisville middle school celebrates and embraces LGBTQ+ students during ‘Pride Week’

While students across the nation, and here in the commonwealth, continue to face LGBTQ+ discrimination, students at Stuart Academy in West Louisville are celebrated for who they are. Students walking the green and gold-lined halls of Stuart Academy, a middle school located at Valley Station Road in Louisville’s West End, were greeted with reaffirming and …

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Obit: Local activist, former LYG program director Anna Giangrande

by Sara Havens Anna Giangrande passed away unexpectedly on the morning of April 26, a week before she was to be married to her fiancée Amber. She is survived by family, an abundance of friends around the globe and a handful of cats. Anna was a loud and proud member of Louisville’s LGBTQ community. She …

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