Louisville

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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Center for Women and Families to hold event to honor queer survivors on Earth Day, Friday April 22

Register Here Friday April 22, 2022. 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT960 South 2nd Street, Louisville, KY 40203 This Friday, April 22, from 4-6pm, the Center for Women and Families will hold an event to honor the growth and healing of survivors, queer survivors in particular. Attendees will paint their own pot and plant seeds, …

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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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Queer owned coffee cooperative to open in Old Louisville in 2022

As most Kentuckians agree, Evangelical Christian backed and/or owned coffee shops pop up constantly around Louisville and the Bluegrass…especially in Louisville. These establishments cause a weary feeling within the LGBTQ+ community because of the homophobic tension in the air and lack of LGBTQ+ literature laying around. The coffee shop choices are limited and the only …

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Backstage with national entertainer, Louisville’s sweetheart, Mykul Jay Valentine

Mykul Jay Valentine is a born performer. From gymnastics at age five, to cheerleading at fourteen, he has spent his whole life in preparation to be a multinational title holder. Raised in the small town of Shepherdsville, KY, Mykul spent his childhood surrounded by nature and the thrill of competition. He attended high school in …

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Drag Daddy Productions: Louisville-based theater company spotlights diversity, inclusion

By Alixandria Thomason While “Drag Daddy Productions” might be a racy name for a theater company, the way it came about is beyond wholesome. The company was started by Tony Lewis, whose goal was to produce shows that highlight the resilience of the human spirit with a focus on diversity. According to Tony, “Over my …

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