LGBTQ

The documentary In Her Words: 20th Century Lesbian Fiction explores how key authors and their works impacted the genre and society. A screening of the work-in-progress will be held June 14 at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville.

Courtesy / Brie Madden

The inaugural Pride Ride was held in Bentonville Sunday ahead of a Beer & Hymns concert at 8th Street Market to raise money for Pride at NWACC. Ride organizers say they would like to see more Pride events in Bentonville and other Northwest Arkansas cities in conjunction with Pride Weekend festivities held in Fayetteville.

Courtesy / NWA Pride

Northwest Arkansas Pride 2019 will feature the 15th annual Pride Parade in downtown Fayetteville. Before and after the pride, though, will be events featuring art, drag shows, music and more designed for participation from the entire community.  

Marie Emily George is an assistant professor of law at Wake Forest University and one of her specialties is LGBTQ rights. She spoke earlier this month on the University of Arkansas campus, and while she was in Fayetteville, she stopped by our studios to discuss civil rights related to transgender people.

courtesy: The Tulsa Voice

Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin, Houston-based interdisciplinary visual artists, are creating fifty installations connecting LGBTQ histories in all fifty states pre-Stonewall to current day. The couple is currently investigating a mysterious turn-of-the-20th century bi-racial gay couple who lived in Harrison as the subject of their Arkansas exhibit.

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