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Dusty Ray Bottoms and Alexis Michelle bring two hour cabaret comedy to Louisville

It’s no secret that the Kentuckiana area is home to several Queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race. Many of these Queens perform for their home crowds between gigs across the United States. One such Queen and Ban Conversion Therapy Kentucky advocate, Dusty Ray Bottoms, will perform alongside Alexis Michelle (RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9) for their …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Jackie Cox brings bewitching solo tour ‘JackieVision’ to Kentucky

In the wake of a universally tumultuous couple of years, many of LGBTQ+ people turned to simple pleasures to cope: knitting, baking, or comforting media. In Jackie Cox’s case, her refuge was television.  JackieVision is a love letter not just to TV but to the idea that we have these things in our lives that …

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Kentuckiana Pride announces COVID guidelines for Oct. festival

Several fall LGBTQ+ organizations canceled their fall Pride festivals, but Kentuckiana Pride lives on as an in person event with strict COVID precautions. KPF announced today that all attendees entering the festival are required to present either proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test from a medical facility taken …

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Another Pride fest down: Lexington Pride ‘moves festival to June 2022’

The Lexington Pride Festival, produced by Pride Community Services Organization, fell in line with other organizations and canceled their 2021 event due to the rising numbers of COVID-19. “It is with a sad heart that I am contacting you ‘this time.’ Despite the community outcry for Pride following more than a year of isolation, loneliness …

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Bowling Green drag scene will leave you gagged this fall

Bowling Green, Kentucky is of the largest cities in our state. This city houses the National Corvette Museum, Lost River Cave, Western Kentucky University, and an abundance of queer life fighting for a fairness ordinance. An ordinary night out on the town here could include listening to live music at some of the bars downtown …

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Kentucky leaders remain silent as the state joins anti-LGBTQ lawsuit

A tweet from Kentucky’s sweetheart, Silas House, appeared on my feed the other night stating what most of us LGBTQ+ people have been feeling and saying for quite some time:  “Shame on Kentucky’s @DanielCameronAG and the other 19 attorney generals for signing onto this discriminatory BS. I am so fed up with bigotry,” the tweet …

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