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BREAKING: Kentuckiana Pride Foundation postpones annual June event

The Kentuckiana Pride Foundation has postponed the annual Kentuckiana Pride Festival and Parade that was scheduled to take place on Friday June 19 and Saturday June 20 at Waterfront Park. New dates for the 20th anniversary of the annual festival and parade will be announced mid May. After much consideration and closely monitoring the COVID-19 …

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Kentucky native works for inclusivity through Southern Indiana pride festival

Evan Stoner What do you identify as? Why? Or why don’t you identify as anything?This is a question that requires at a lot of openness and vulnerability. In my 22 years on this planet, I have noticed that society loves placing labels on human beings and groups of people. I suppose it is somewhat easier …

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Merging the Rainbow Fashion Show puts youth front and center with a focus on pride and self-acceptance

Louisville, KY – On Saturday, March 28, 2020, join the young people of Louisville Youth Group (LYG) and artists from IDEAS xLab’s Our Emotional Wellbeing for Merging the Rainbow, a Fashion Show at Unity of Louisville at 2pm.   The Fashion Show was created through a collaboration between the artists and young people starting in 2019, designed to embody self-acceptance, confidence, pride, originality, and …

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Black, Queer advocate to be honored at Queer Kentucky Awards in June

Jaison Gardner continues to push our community to face the divides that exist, from race to socio-economic, and to spur public dialogue to support moving the LGBTQ+ community forward – both through social media, in person, and through the Strange Fruit podcast. He is part of the leadership for Sweet Evening Breeze, which is currently being …

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Pikeville man, Big Sandy Safe Zone advocate to be honored at Queer Kentucky Awards in June

Kyle May Kyle lived in a small eastern KY town that does not have a big acceptance to the LGTB community. Struggling himself with feeling comfortable in the community Kyle took it upon himself to create the Big Sandy Safe Zone. It started out as him as some member and now is compete with a full board and …

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Paducah LGBT Welcome Center Director of Operations to be honored at Queer Kentucky Awards in June

He helped organize the first pride event in Paducah, Ky. He also started a local 501(c)(3) organization welcome center in the area with educational programs and support groups for trans people. He fought in Paducah for the passage of the fairness ordinance. He has literally showed me what could be done to help the people …

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