Margaret Williams, best known as Miss Margaret, is somewhat of an icon at Nashville CARES, a nonprofit that serves those living with and at risk for HIV. There’s hardly a person in the building who hasn’t been warmly greeted by her at least once a day.
Read the true life stories of our LGBT+ advocates, youth, seniors, allies, and trans community in Middle Tennessee.
True You Tennessee, a new outreach program in its beginning stages, will provide resources, care packages and a safe, nurturing home environment where youth can heal themselves…while being themselves.
Certainly, arguments have been made that the older we are, the more importance we place on the value of Pride and its hard-fought celebrations. Then again, many younger gays will suggest that there is no way one could enjoy non-stop pride events more than themselves.
“Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable,” is a Kenyan proverb that speaks to the wisdom of making one stronger by surrounding it with many. When one looks at the life and career of Amna Osman, the newly hired CEO of Nashville CARES, you will clearly see this proverb come to life.
This is a story – a story of two people who met across an online dating app and fell in love – a story of their happily ever after, and what came after. Meet Travis and Mikie, the first gay couple legally married in Montgomery County, Tennessee after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage in 2015.