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Queer Kentucky Feature: ‘As a Black person my life has always been a protest’

Phelix Crittenden What does the word queer mean to you?  Queer means to me, the ability to be whoever the fuck you want! Queer is limitless. Queer is captivating. Queer is bold & brave. Queer is fearless & unapologetic. Queer can be fabulous & dainty, or rough & rugged, or literally all of those things …

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Louisville Bans “Conversion Therapy” on LGBTQ Minors, Becomes 2nd KY City to Ban Practice

Kentucky’s largest city has become the second in the state to ban the discredited and deadly practice of anti-LGBTQ “conversion therapy” on minors by licensed therapists with a bi-partisan Louisville Metro Council vote of 24-1 tonight. Louisville joins twenty states, Washington, D.C., and more than seventy U.S. cities that have banned “conversion therapy” on minors, …

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artThrust offers art, poetry workshops for LGBTQ+ youth and their parents

Louisville-based arts organization artThrust is offering virtual art and poetry workshops for parents and LGBTQ youth aged 13-18 beginning today, September 14, with participants welcome to join after the start date. Youth and their parents are not required to sign up together, and can participate individually. Presented as two concurrent programs, these eight-week workshops are …

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Hannah Drake and Actors Theatre premier ‘Fix It Black Girl’

by Allie Fireel In the midst of the historic upheaval and protesting that has followed the killing of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, Louisville based poet Hannah Drake has been speaking and protesting all over town. Then just last week Actors Theatre of Louisville announced Fix it Black Girl, a new theatrical work created by …

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Louisville Pride raises over $50,000 for Bail Project and creates Social Justice Fund

LGBTQ organization is supporting racial justice through Digital Pride In less than one week, through an amazing outpouring of support for Black lives from the Pride community, the Louisville Pride Foundation raised $50,000 for The Bail Project. “This funding will support our revolving bail fund and also our expanded community support for individuals released during …

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