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Trans activist, child of Kentucky state senator dies of suicide

Kentucky Democratic state Sen. Karen Berg has announced in a statement on Tuesday, that her transgender son died by suicide. Berg said in the statement that Henry Berg-Brousseau, 24, spent his life “working to extend grace, compassion and understanding to everyone, but especially to the vulnerable and marginalized.” “As the mother of a transgender son, …

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Part Three: Heine Brothers’ and Sunergos: Louisville’s anti-union coffee shops

This is part three in a series of stories that center around Louisville’s local coffee scene: a battleground of ongoing spiritual and class warfare between Christians and queers, workers and business owners. The purpose of the series is not to publicly drag local businesses or individuals, but to trace the connections between those businesses/individuals to …

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VOTE: Reproductive rights restrictions will affect the LGBTQ+ community

On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court overturned Roe. v. Wade, the landmark case in 1973 that ruled to affirm the constitutional right to an abortion. Months later we are still reckoning with this decision while the consequences of what this will mean for many marginalized people still hangs in the air. We spoke with …

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Forcastle Festival Roundup: It was gay AF in 2022, to that we say, ‘hell yeah!’

After two years of longing from Louisvillians all around, Forecastle Music Festival has finally returned. And they are back with a bang. While I haven’t been to every Forecastle ever, I will go ahead and say… This was the gayest Forecastle Music Festival yet. With colorful flags, prideful light shows, and the queerest lineup ever, …

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“How Big is your Bar?” Louisville gay bar celebrates 10 year anniversary with ultimate expansion

When Big Bar opened up on May 1, 2012, Kevin Bryan and Jim Lunger never imagined it would become one of the most popular watering holes in the region. Some incredibly dramatic and traumatic (in a good way) things have gone down in the little 800 square foot building over the past 10 years. Big …

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