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Arts and Publications

Lesbian Film NightOutCentral’s monthly showing of queer/ lesbian films
Nashville in HarmonyMusical arts organization
OutCentral Book ClubsRegularly scheduled LGBT book clubs
Out & About Nashville | LGBT newspaper
Unite Magazine | LGBT magazine

Business and Professional

Nashville LGBT Chamber of CommerceAdvances business interests of LGBT businesses and young professionals
Tennessee Stonewall Bar AssociationSupports LGBT lawyers in Tennessee
The H. Franklin Brooks Philanthropic Fund (The Brooks Fund)Charitable fund financially supporting LGBT initiatives

Community Groups

Brothers United | African American LGBT social and support group
Conductors | Gay social and service leather group
Connecting Nashville Lesbians | Social organization for lesbian women age 21 and up
Integrated Healthcare Co-Op | Nurse practitioner cooperative for marginalized communities
Lambda Car Club Int’l, Cumberland Region | All-inclusive group for car lovers
Music City Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence | Drag organization
Nashville Black Pride | Annual event in October
Nashville CARES | Tennessee’s leading community-based AIDS service organization
Nashville Gay Parents | Resources and social opportunities for LGBT parents
Nashville GLBT Gaymers and Friends | Social opportunities for LGBT gamers
Nashville PRIDE | Annual event in June
Oasis Center | Social opportunities and support services for youth (up to age 25)
OutCentral Cultural Center | Metro-Nashville’s LGBTQIF Center
PFLAG Nashville | Resources for parents and friends of LGBT people
Queer Dance Party | Monthly dance party for LGBTQ folk
Street-Works Outreach Program | Free, confidential HIV/AIDS testing and bilingual counseling on safer sex practices
Project Uno | Initiative of Street-Works. Social and support organization for African American MSM
The Tennessee Vals | Educational, social, and support organization for transgender individuals
“We Are Not a Glum Lot” Alcoholics Anonymous | Group meets at OutCentral
Young Brothers United (YBU) | African American LGBT social and support group (ages of 13-25)

Nightlife and Dining

Blue Genes
Canvas
Mad Donna’s Loft | Drag Queen Bingo Tuesdays
Play Dance Bar
Stirrup Nashville
Lipstick Lounge
Suzy Wong’s House of Yum | Drag Brunch Sundays
Trax
Tribe
Vibe

Political and Legal

Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund | National organization dedicated to electing LGBT leaders
Human Rights Campaign, Nashville | Volunteer or attend social events
Tennessee Equality Project | Statewide legal advocates for LGBT equality
Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition | Educates and advocates on behalf of transgender people

Religious and Spiritual

GayChurch.org | Maintains a list of LGBT affirming Christian churches in Nashville- selection criteria are explained here
Out & About Nashville | Provides a list of LGBT affirming churches and synagogues in the Nashville area
PFLAG | Maintains a list of LGBT affirming churches in the Nashville area list based on member-reporting
Padmasambhava Buddhist Center Nashville (Yeshe Tsogyal House) | 419 East Iris Dr, Nashville, TN 37204

Sports and Fitness

Green and Lean Banditas | Social group for lesbian women who enjoy green living and outdoor activities
Hotmess Sports | LGBT and LGBT-friendly kickball and dodgeball leagues
International Front Runners | Social group for runners and walkers
LGBT Yoga Class | Weekly classes held September to May at OutCentral
Metro Nashville Softball Association | LGBT softball association
Middle Tennessee Outsiders | All-inclusive group for people who enjoy outdoor activities
Nashville Grizzlies Rugby Football Club | USA Rugby Division III Club for men ages 19-50
Nashville Women’s Rugby Team | Division 2 team for women
Outsports.com | LGBT sports news source


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