Gay Soccer, HRC Dinner, Lesbian Health and more

The March shows of Out & About Today on NewsChannel 5+ will feature the HRC Dinner, lesbian health, gay soccer, Nashville's Conductors, and two commuity roundtable segments.

Topics on Show 1 include:
Show 1 will air:  March 2, 3, 4, 16, 17, 18, 30, 31 and April 1

NEWS SEGMENT: Jeremy talks with Amos Gott and Billy Leslie about the upcoming HRC Dinner.

The Human Rights Campaign is the largest national Lesbian and Gay political organization in the United States.  This year’s annual Equality Dinner is just around the corner.  Here to get us ready for the anticipated event is AMOS GOTT and BILLY LESLIE.  

ROUNDTABLE SEGMENT:  Pam is joined by  guests  Rachel Taylor, Joe Brant, and Gary Smith.

ENTERTAINMENT SEGMENT: Brent talks to Todd Hughes and Keith Hinkle with the Nashville Bulls, Nashville's new gay soccer team.

Over the last year or so sports options for the GLBT community have been on the rise across the state. We’ve seen The Grizzlies, a new Rugby team, form right here in Nashville and more recently a new gay basketball league take shape in Memphis. Building off the momentum of this renewed enthusiasm for physical activity and team spirit, local activist Todd Hughes recently decided he was going to get in on the action and organize Nashville’s first GLBT soccer team. Todd is here with me tonight to share his progress along with fellow team member Keith Hinkle.


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Open less than two years, Descanso Resort offers gay men a relaxing and luxurious boutique hotel experience just minutes away from Palm Springs' buzziest restaurants, nightclubs, and shopping. Descanso has quickly established itself as a top destination for sophisticated gay travelers, earning hundreds of 5-star guest reviews and consistently ranking in Trapadvisor's top positions alongside brother properties Santiago Resort and Twin Palms Resort.

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