For the first time, the University of Arkansas Department of History is offering a course on LGBTQ-plus history as part of the department’s gender studies program. The course is being taught by Ren Pepitone, Assistant Professor of History.
The Queer Housing Alliance Project is a nonprofit resource collaborative that looks at the full spectrum of housing needs for queer-indentifying people in their lifetimes. The goal of the initiative, which was launched in June, is to create an online resource for the local queer community.
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.