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Category: Places Dates: 1990s-1997 Address: 301 S. 2nd Street, Nashville, TN Boots was a gay men’s leather bar. It often advertised in Xenogeny News with the tagline, “A Man’s Bar.” It was razed in 1997 for the construction of Nissan Stadium. We need more information… Read More »Boots

ACT UP–Nashville

Category: Organizations Dates: 1988-? AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) formed in March 1987 in New York City. The organization gained notoriety for powerful direct action protests, and chapters popped up across the United States in cities like Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta,… Read More »ACT UP–Nashville

The Chute

Category: Places Dates: 1984-2007 Address: 2535 Franklin Pike, Nashville, TN Owned and operated by Don Hartsfield, The Chute opened in the early 1980s. It had six different themed bars in its complex and served as the home gathering space for several local organizations, including the… Read More »The Chute