May 07

A day of Pride

After hearing a distant relative joke about meeting me down at the Upper Cumberland’s inaugural Pride Festival for “target practice,” I braced for the worst.

After reading the local trolls come out in full force threatening to picket/destroy our one day of celebration, I braced for the worst.

I was in for a surprise.

This is what we saw at Pride on May 5, 2012 in Cookeville, Tennessee:


















































And hope for the future


Some days I wonder where the world is heading. I hear/see the bigotry, and I brace for the worst. It is nice to be surprised.

Thank you to Tennessee Equality Project for help making this day of celebration a reality. Thank you to upwards of 700-800 LGBT and allies for joining us in celebration of identity. Thank you to bigots for staying home.


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