Louisville

Entrepreneur seeks to establish Black, Queer sober spaces

by Arielle Clark, MBA (she/her/hers) The Louisville LGBTQ+ scene is inundated with white, gay people and is steeped in alcohol culture.  There, I said it. And did I stutter? Insert shrug emoji here. Louisville is my home. I was born in a Louisville hospital, raised in a Louisville home, and attended Louisville schools (and have …

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Lesbian Heaven existed, and it was located in Germantown

By Sarah Gardiner, Nanny Goat Books Photo by: Camilla Jasis-Wallace The first time I walked into Purrswaytions was on New Years Eve 2015.  I was supposed to be on my way to New York, but the flight was canceled and I was desperate for any sort of lesbian energy. Pulling out my phone, I googled …

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Night life entrepreneur, Louisville’s ‘Cherry’ Bomb blazes a Queer trail

What does the word queer mean to you? How do you identify? Queer to me is the defiance of gender and sexuality. It’s anarchic. It’s as equally controlled or chaotic as you want to be. Some people use the term queer as an umbrella term for all people in the LGBTQ+ spectrum, and some people …

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Smedley Yeiser to host Pride Riot in Western Kentucky, honor OUT Paducah

PADUCAH – Many small rural communities are creating safe spaces and pride events for their communities. Western Kentucky activists with OUT Paducah are leading this movement and were asked to be the guest of honor for a large Pride event. On June 29, Smedley Yeiser is hosting Pride Riot, a one night only pop-up venue to …

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