All posts tagged "LGBTQ"

  • Taking Steps Towards Equality

    LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance has become law JACKSON HOLE, WY – Cheers and applause filled a crowded Town Hall and rainbow flags emerged from backpacks and purses on Monday evening when Jackson Town Council unanimously approved an LGBTQ...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Participate in Democracy at the NDO’s Final Reading

    Tense and encouraging moments defined the second reading of Jackson’s LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance, now citizens must see the process to the finish line JACKSON HOLE, WY – Driving into Jackson last week, my companions and I stopped...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • LGBTQ Ordinance Passes Second Reading Despite Increased Opposition

    Town Council stayed the course as opponents delivered disparaging remarks JACKSON HOLE, WY – The second reading of the LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance was a clear win for civil rights advocates. The ordinance requires one more reading before...

    • Posted July 4, 2018
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  • 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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