All posts tagged "LGBTQ"

  • Non-Discrimination Ordinance Moves Forward

    Town Council voted unanimously to legally protect LGBTQ people from discrimination JACKSON HOLE, WY – It was an emotional moment during the first reading of the non-discrimination ordinance at Monday’s Jackson Town Council meeting. Tears brimmed in...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Straight, Not Narrow

    Outspoken heterosexual allies can change the future of LGBTQ individuals JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson’s first LGBTQ Pride Month dance party has come and gone and it sent a message to a once closeted community. On Saturday,...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • Editor’s Note: The Fight for Equal Rights is Everyone’s Fight

    Jackson’s first gay dance party could be the beginning of a new era JACKSON HOLE, WY – When LGBTQ people visit Jackson Hole, they often do not feel welcome. That’s what Vinicius Freitas wrote in an email...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • Down with Discrimination

    Jackson Town Council moves forward with non-discrimination ordinance   JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson Town Council’s message to the LGBTQ community on Monday was clear: We will protect you. During a May 21 workshop, Town Council voted...

    • Posted May 22, 2018
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  • THE BUZZ: Civil Rights Debate Unfolds

    Town council moves forward with a non-discrimination ordinance but not without public and political opposition JACKSON HOLE, WY – A non-discrimination ordinance that would protect Jackson’s LGBTQ community is one step closer to becoming law, but critics...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • LOCAL SYNDROME: Butch Queen Realness

    A local’s drag debut ignites an introspective, Wyoming crisis JACKSON HOLE, WY – The Teton Theater was humming with electronic bass. A smattering of neon strobe lights cascaded across the dance floor. Most everyone was costumed. The...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • DON’T MISS: Out, Outside

    Sticks, stones and self-acceptance on display at the Art Association. What do you call a bundle of sticks in Britain? Ask local artist Luke Zender and he’ll tell you that word for a bundle of sticks–faggot–is the...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Trans-Military

    A queer veteran weighs in on Trump’s military ban. JACKSON, WY – Peyton Davis completed their four years of military service in June. They were deployed to Afghanistan for six months. Davis comes from “a military family.”...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRSIS: Outrage and Ecstasy

    Queer dance party descends on Mitch McConnell’s house in response to health care repeal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A swanky stretch of C Street near the Capitol in Washington DC is blocked by a raucous crowd dancing...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • CULTURE KLASH: Gay Renegades

    How a crew of savvy performers is disrupting social dynamics in Jackson Hole and beyond. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Small towns in the West extend little hospitality to LGBTQ folks. Jackson Hole, for its part,—and the state...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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