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Pride St. Louis and The Urban League Announce Partnership

Pride St. Louis and The Urban League Announce Partnership

Pride St. Louis and The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis have entered into a strategic partnership that provides much needed food supplies to the St. Louis LGBTQIA community. This agreement brings together two nonprofit organizations that serve their respective communities with programs and events that empowers and educates its members. Due to the Covid-19

PrideSTL’s Entertainment Line Up for Virtual PrideFest 2020

PrideSTL’s Entertainment Line Up for Virtual PrideFest 2020

Pride St. Louis is excited to announce the entertainment lineup for Virtual PrideFest 2020. This first-of-its-kind STL Pride event will feature a wonderful mixture of national recording artists as well as regional and local entertainers. Many national recording artists will headline the festival, including Ava Max, Betty Who, Kim Petras, R&B sister duo Chloe X

Mid-20th Century LGBTQ History Revealed in Newly Released Tell-All Memoir — ‘Farm Boy, City Girl: From Gene to Miss Gina’

ST. LOUIS, May 27, 2020 – MiRiona Publishing and author John “Gene” E. Dawson recently announced the official release of his historic memoir, “Farm Boy, City Girl: From Gene to Miss Gina.” The book details Gene’s life growing up in Depression-era Iowa in a poor farming Irish-Catholic family and his adult years spent living on

St. Louis Black Pride Weekend Canceled

(St. Louis, MO) April 13, 2020 – With growing uncertainty around COVID-19 pandemic, St. Louis Black Pride Board of Directors has made the decision to cancel 2020 St. Louis Black Pride weekend August 14-16, 2020. This decision has been incredibly difficult for us to make but the health and safety of our community and all

DOORWAYS President and CEO Receives Spirit of Justice Award

DOORWAYS President and CEO Receives Spirit of Justice Award

Opal M. Jones, president and CEO of DOORWAYS, received one of the 2019 Spirit of Justice awards at the 2019 Spirit of Justice Celebration held Friday, October 4, at the St. Louis Club. Allison Price of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner nominated Jones for the award, explaining “Opal is a dynamic leader and a compassionate person.

The Q Collective Announces 2019 Season

The Q Collective Announces 2019 Season

THE Q COLLECTIVE ANNOUNCES 2019 SEASON The Q Collective announces its 2019 season, including the new short play festival TRANSLUMINATE; the award-winning Broadway musical and cult classic HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH; and the return of the Q’s critically acclaimed COMING OUT PLAY FESTIVAL, which debuted in 2018. In February, The Q Collective’s season opens

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