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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” …

Video by Nigel Shelly / Contributing Videographer Photo and story by Megan Cole / Contributing Writer Students came to the Tunnel of Oppression, which was set up in the Tom Jackson Building Wednesday, in order to learn more about topics of discrimination and oppression in various communities. The set up included black drapery all around …

Photo and story by Wendy Anderson / Contributing Writer Wednesday was National Coming Out Day, an important day for the LGBTQ community to celebrate coming out and those that fought and spoke out for equality. On that day in 1987, people marched on the nation’s capital to demand civil rights for the LGBTQ community. Those …

Photos and Story by Anthony Merriweather and Megan Cole / Contributing Writers Hundreds of people gathered Saturday to celebrate inclusivity and interact with vendors on the historic Murfreesboro City Square at the second annual Boro Pride Festival. The event was organized by the Tennessee Equality Project’s Rutherford County Committee, a local arm of the TEP …