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Saturday, October 01, 2005

Out and Glad in Knoxville, TN


Out and Glad
Knoxville’s GLBT community gears up for pride events

Most people couldn’t imagine being denied access to visit their spouse in the hospital, having their kids taken away, losing their job because of a trait that has no bearing on work performance, being discriminated against ruthlessly in places of business, being beaten, spit upon, hated. Those might sound like conditions in one of the “lawless” countries that America would try to enlighten with democracy, but such transgressions are still happening in Tennessee, against homosexuals.

To address those problems as well as to celebrate being “out,” Knoxville’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendercommunity is holding an event called “Come Out Knoxville,” with activities spanning the next two weeks...

And, Knoxville's TV 6 has this story,
Newspaper agrees to run watered-down ad promoting gay event