Metro Council Candidate: “Being ‘Gay’ is nothing to be proud of”

Lydia A Hubbell, a candidate for Metro Council in Nashville says “Being ‘Gay’ is nothing to be proud of, but she’s “not opposed to them having their little festival”, and admits “now I have to look up ‘Stonewall Riot’”. In any other election season, a candidate with very little community support would not have garnered the attention of the community, but the council seat vacancy created by Jason Potts in Metro’s District 30 doesn’t have a clear front-runner, and with four contenders a run-off is very possible in 2019. Candidate…

Tennessee Equality Project’s Pride Party: Ticket Prices Doubled if You’re Over 30

Tennessee Equality Project (TEP) proudly states their mission is, in part, to “advance the values of equality and inclusion for LGBT people” in Tennessee. In the past 14 years there’s been nothing to dispute that, until now. Now the non-profit arm of their project, the ‘Tennessee Equality Project Foundation’ is planning an event they’re calling their “First Annual Pink & Purple Pre-Pride Party“, set for June 22. Except this party to celebrate LGBT pride will cost you more than double to attend, if you’re over 30 years old. That’s right,…

Nashville Lyft Driver Has Meltdown over Gay Pride; Says Lyft Will Not Use Him to “Spread the Gay Agenda”

Earlier this week, Lyft announced that it’s Amp light will display rainbow colors for a period of time to celebrate LGBT Pride Month celebrations in each city it operates. Nashville Lyft drivers will see their Amp show rainbow colors June 23 – 25, to coincide with Nashville Pride. A Nashville driver says he will not be use to “spread the gay agenda” of Lyft. Nashville Lyft Driver Brian Ward is having no part in the celebration of equality and acceptance of others, and refuses to use it during Pride weekend,…