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Les Femmes Unis

Category: Organizations Dates: 1980s? In the October 28, 1988 issue of Dare, Nashville resident Patrice D. Lee made an announcement that she and three other Black lesbians were forming a support group. Readers could contact them through the Metropolitan Community Church in the city. According… Read More »Les Femmes Unis


Category: Organizations Dates: 1982-Present A group of friends formed Conductors in 1982 to serve Nashville’s leather scene. From its earliest years, Conductors established themselves as an important service organization that often raised money for charities like Second Harvest Food Bank and Nashville CARES, which focused… Read More »Conductors

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