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LGBT Advocate: Louis Holiday

November 27, 2017 - articles

by Sarah Rutledge Fischer | photos by H.N. James   On March 23, 2001, Louis Holiday sat in a contentious settlement agreement across the table from the legal representatives of the City of Chattanooga. Holiday had just won a Sixth Circuit appeal that had established…

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LGBT Advocate: Jerre Dye

November 20, 2017 - articles

interview by Joan Allison | photos courtesy of Jerre Dye   Hometown: Amory, Mississippi Current town: Chicago, Illinois Dream town: I don’t know that I have an ultimate dream town. I’m just dreamy by nature and tend to carry my dreaminess around with me wherever…

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Michael Hansen: Alabama’s first openly gay candidate is challenging the status quo

October 9, 2017 - articles

story by Chellie Bowman | photo courtesy of Michael Hansen   “Openly gay environmentalist running for Jeff Session’s old seat.” Bold categories, high emotions, incendiary blurbs. That Michael Hansen, born and raised in Memphis, is now the first openly gay person running for statewide office…

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