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Photo Courtesy of What’s on Netflix Story by Bryanna Weinstein/Contributing Writer If the gated reverb of “Don’t Take the Money” by Bleachers from the trailers for “Let it Snow,” didn’t pull you in, the holiday setting of the film surely will. “Let love take you by storm” is the movie’s tagline, and that’s definitely what it …

Photos and Story by Reana Gibson/Contributing Writer On Wednesday, October 30, MT LAMBDA–the oldest LGBTQ+ student organization in Tennessee– held its 2019 Annual Benefit Drag Show. MT LAMBDA began hosting drag shows in 2010. Prior to the 2017 Holiday Drag Show, it had been roughly five years since LAMBDA held a show at all.  “In …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo/Contributing Writer This year marked Murfreesboro’s fourth annual Pride Fest on the Square. Saturday’s festival featured a variety of activities, food and refreshment trucks and a sense of community welcoming to all people. Music and crowds of people could be heard resonating around the square from approximately 5:00-10:00 P.M. As …

Photo Courtesy of CMT Story by Liz Juengling/Contributing Writer The Country supergroup The Highwomen released their highly anticipated, self-titled debut album on Sept. 6.  The group includes female powerhouses Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby. They joined with Grammy-winning producer Dave Cobb, who produced the entire record. The group released the album …

Photo courtesy of Tony Webster / Flickr  Two bills have been proposed in the Tennessee legislature that Tennesseans are calling out as targeting the LGBTQ community, particularly homosexual and transgender people. The first, an anti-gay marriage bill titled the “Tennessee Natural Marriage Defense Act,” was introduced by Rep. Jerry Sexton (R-Bean Station) and Sen. Mark …

Photos and story by Ladiah Thomas / Contributing Writer The Murfreesboro Public Square was a colorful place to be Saturday afternoon as downtown Murfreesboro celebrated its third annual “Boro Pride.” It was a place where people all over the LGBT spectrum and their allies were shown support and acceptance. Men, women and children were all …