Just Us is an Oasis Center program dedicated to serving high school students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, or intersex. Over the last year, Nashville has seen and felt the impact of the tightening of budgets for services like OASIS, as the city lost its only safe sheltering option for LGBT youth (ages 18–24). The local com […]
Apologies to Will Rogers, but … I never met a lesbian I didn’t like. At least not in Nashville. I know it’s wrong to generalize, so I’ll say that there are probably some unlikable lesbians here. However, they‘re avoiding me, and for that I’m truly thankful. Why do I say this? Well, for one thing, they’re fun. I’m not saying they “Just want to have fun.” (No […]
A room full of 30 adults from places with lofty acronyms like USDA and DCS stared at them. They sat where divinity students, lawyers and government officials had just led panels since 10 that morning. Yet, when their panel concluded, they were the only group to receive a tearful standing ovation. In this summit hosted by the federal government, five LGBT hi […]
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