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A new Rock Opera to beat all Rock Operas (ok, maybe not all…) introducing The Stacey Campfield Musical. So. Much. Win.

May 5, 2014


Originally posted on Big Blue Dot Y'all:
Some talented homo-lovers from North Broadway in Knoxville have created a masterpiece about our very own Rep. Stacey Campfield, he who hates teh poors and teh gays and probably you too. It is free for download here. For you ease and pleasure…I give you: Stacey Campfield: The Musical.…

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Today In Tennessee Banning Things

April 17, 2014


Originally posted on Southern Beale:
As our legislative session limps to a close, let’s look at what our elected representatives decided we can’t have: • Bus Rapid Transit — Applies only to Davidson County (Nashville) and Moore County. Because … Koch Bros. and Lee Beaman. • Flash Mobs — Because the U.S. Chamber of Commerce gets…

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Tweet of the Day: Don’t Call Me Marsha Edition

April 7, 2014


Melissa Blackburn is running for General Sessions Judge here in Davidson County (which is essentially the city of Nashville). Contrary to popular opinion, Nashville is a blue dot (hence the name of this blog) in the red sea of Tennessee. In this part of the State, you don’t want to be confused with Rep. Marsha […]

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Being Still Makes Me Dizzy

April 3, 2014


Setting Recently, I went to Townsend, Tennessee (about a mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and had a bit of a retreat with six women – one I hadn’t met, one I’d only met on Facebook and the rest I’ve known for 15+ years. The cabin was breathtaking and it seems I needed […]

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Thanks but No Thanks National Media – Please Do Your Homework #tnleg #lgbt #equality

March 27, 2014


Thanks but No Thanks National Media – Please Do Your Homework #tnleg #lgbt #equality http://t.co/0OuYPFlhmq #storify #tnleg #lgbt — KCGibbons (@KCGibbons) March 27, 2014

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R.B. Morris – The Mockingbird Poems

March 3, 2014


R.B. is a very talented friend from Knoxville, who writes poems and is also an amazing singer-songwriter. Give him some love. He deserves it.

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Look Ma! I Made the Papers!

February 4, 2014


Look Ma! I Made the Papers! A night of firsts for storytellers — A story in The Tennessean featuring some good friends I’ve made at Ten x 9 Nashville and myself. It is never less than enriching. Click through for audio and pics. 

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Tweet of the Day – Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) is all heart. This is unconscionable for an elected official. #Embarassed

October 2, 2013


Sen. Bob Corker, R-TN: "I don't want to be crass, some people are suffering, but if something good comes from this, that's a good trade." — Roger Simon (@politicoroger) October 2, 2013

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Tweet of the Day is Mine — Only Because Jon Stewart is Involved #TheJoyIsPalpable

September 19, 2013


  I no longer need any additional life goals.          

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The Way Forward — Thoughts on the #WarOnWomen, Moral Mondays, SCOTUS rulings and How We Fight

June 27, 2013


Yes, I’ve been tweeting. Reading compulsively. Talking with allies on Facebook. But, it hit me last night over dinner with fine company, I haven’t really processed all the implications of this week. But, these are my own thoughts about what this week means for those of us motivated by justice, living in Red (or purple – […]

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