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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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Queer, Highlands-based record company prepares for annual Record Store Day after months of growth

Whether it be jelly sandals, Animal Crossing, or mushrooms, everything you once loved comes back around. Gen Z has been no stranger to the resurgence of trends of the past. Though we’ve seen it the most up close and personal in the form of fashion, one of the greatest resurgences taking place is vinyl records. …

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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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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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A Drag Queen’s Quick Guide to Not Being a Dummy at the Drag Show

There’s a time and a place for having fun. That time and that place is when the overture starts at your local drag bar. There’s music, dancing lights and probably a drag queen performing something from the Dua Lipa catalog of certified BOPS. It’s easy to get lost in it all. BUT WAIT – You …

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