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Regal Lady: Loretta Hamilton

September 4, 2015 - articles

by Micah Winter  |  photos by Stephanie Norwood   Standing in Loretta Hamilton’s company, you are aware of a different type of presence. You see her affinity for beauty and its pursuit. If she were asked, she would tell you that this newly found persona…

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Sept + Oct 2015 Issue

September 3, 2015 - articles
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Will Batts: an lgbt advocate

September 3, 2015 - articles

by Mark Benton | photos by Stephanie Norwood He’s extremely well respected – and in the position to create good communication and leadership among the LGBTcommunity and the Mid-South. As a foster parent, he shares responsibilities with his spouse of 17 years, Curtis Petty. Those responsibilities…

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Disco Donnie Presents: Ruby Rose at The New Daisy

August 20, 2015 - articles

Ruby Rose Langenheim, better known as Ruby Rose, is an Australian model, DJ, recording artist, actress, television presenter, and former MTV VJ. Rose emerged in the media spotlight as a presenter on MTV Australia, followed by several high profile modelling gigs, notably as the face…

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Mid-South Pride Festival & Parade 2015

August 13, 2015 - articles

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2015 | MEMPHIS, TN Festival 10am – 5pm | Parade at 5pm The annual Mid-South Pride Festival is the single largest gathering for the LGBT community and its allies in the Mid-South. It attracts more than 8,000 attendees and includes entertainment featuring…

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2015 Outflix Film Festival

August 13, 2015 - articles

SEPTEMBER 11-17, 2015 | MEMPHIS, TN Outflix Film Festival is a program of the Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center. MGLCC empowers, connects, educates and advocates for the LGBT community of the Mid-South. SCHEDULE    |    FILMS    |    VOLUNTEER     |  …

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The Cooper Young Festival 2015

August 13, 2015 - articles

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015 | 9 AM – 7 PM The Cooper Young Festival, hosted by the Cooper Young Business Association (CYBA), is Memphis’ most anticipated outdoor celebration. Held in Memphis’ largest historic district, the Cooper-Young Festival is scheduled for September 19th. In its 28th…

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Cooper Young Festival 4 Miler

August 13, 2015 - articles

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 |  7 PM Join 2,000 of your best friends for a run through our historic neighborhood! The Cooper-Young Festival Friday 4-Miler, will begin at the Trestle Art at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 18. The race is a fundraiser for the…

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The Need for Full LGBT Equality

August 13, 2015 - articles

The Need for Full LGBT Equality Married at 10:00am. At risk of being fired at 2:00pm. The chance of eviction at 4:00pm. For lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans that live in one of the 31 states lacking LGBT non-discrimination protections, this could be…

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