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Southern Tour Part One: Nashville and Memphis

By Bobby McGuire | Apr 11
For foodies and music fans, a trip through the Capital of Country Music and Birthplace of the Blues is a bucket list must.

Music of Love: Gay Nuptials in Nashville

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 7
"If music be the food of love, play on," wrote William Shakespeare more than 400 years ago. Hopefully the Bard is dancing in heaven at the site of gay and lesbian couples celebrating their nuptials in Nashville, otherwise known as Music City.

5 Free Things to do in Nashville, TN

By Kristin M. Hall | Jan 23
From Music Row to the Honky Tonk Highway, Nashville recognizes its past, while also celebrating emerging artists who are drawn to the city just like music lovers.

Musicians Play Up Nashville’s Food Scene

By Kristin M. Hall | Oct 15
Looking for the next big hit to come out of Nashville? You might want to watch the city’s bustling food scene.

Tenn. Sales Clerk Claims Marriage-Equality T-Shirt Got Him Fired

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 23
An straight ally of marriage equality says he was fired from Nashville store that specializes in Christian music because his T-shirt had a pro same-sex marriage message. The owner would only say he does not discriminate against gay employees.

After Firing of Lesbian Coach, University Changes Policy About Job Discrimination

By Travis Toller | Jan 28
It came too late for a lesbian soccer coach, but after a storm of protests from students, Belmont University, a Christian school in Nashville, has changed its policy to include sexual orientation in its protections against job discrimination.

Gwyneth Paltrow goes Nashville in ’Country Strong’

By Fred Topel | Jan 6
In the new film Country Strong Gwyneth Paltrow plays a 30-something Nashville star making a comeback. EDGE spoke to the Oscar-winner about acting and singing in the new film.

Nashville Mayor Calls for Broader GLBT Employment Protections

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 16
The departure of a lesbian women’s soccer coach from a Christian university has spurred the mayor of Nashville, Tennessee to call for broader LGBT protections in the workplace.

Nashville: Greek Love and the Parthenon

By Joey Amato | Sep 13
Nashville may not come to mind as a place to visit if you are looking for an LGBT-friendly getaway, but let me assure you that Music City is not only gay friendly, but has many community organizations, retail outlets and entertainment venues.

Nashville Poised to Pass LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 12
Even as a local club proprietor stirs up double standards regarding sexuality and erotic entertainment by preparing to open a strip club that showcases male talent, the city of Nashville is poised to adopt a non-discrimination policy that will be inclusive of the GLBT community.

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