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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 …

Photos and story by Karly Cordell / Contributing Writer Thousands came together this weekend in celebration of LGBT rights at the 30th annual Nashville Pride Festival in Public Square Park on Saturday and Sunday. Attendees enjoyed food, drinks, shopping vendors, music, entertainment and dancing at the festival proceeding the equality walk, which took place throughout …

Photos and story by Sarah Dixon-Morgan / Contributing Writer Thousands of marchers lined the streets of Nashville on Saturday morning to kick off the Nashville Pride Festival, which has celebrated “lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer people and culture in Middle Tennessee since 1988.” Groups were lined up well before 9:30 a.m., and the “Equality Walk” …