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What happens when Jim the biggest Bigot in the country needs an African American lesbian to save his life…

THE BIGOT It’s a story that tackles the most important issue of our time; it’s intense, provocative and sensitive all at once. Most importantly, it provides a much-needed spirit of hope: That even the most cynical among us can find common ground.

An amazing story about Jim an equal opportunity bigot, Jim is intolerant on the basis of religion, politics, sexual orientation, gender and ethnicity – he hates them all and is happy to let them know it. That he hasn’t yet converted his adult liberal son, Seth, to be like him is a source of never-ending frustration. Well, almost as annoying as the two lesbians living next door- An African American Aysha and Paula.
But “The Bigot” is about to get the shock of his life, and so are you.
When things don’t go Jim’s way and his life starts to crumble in front of his (and our) eyes, something happens that changes not only his life forever, it changes everybody around him.

THE BIGOT PLAY

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THE BIGOT Play-

What happens when Jim the biggest Bigot in the country needs an African American lesbian to save his life…

THE BIGOT It’s a story that tackles the most important issue of our time; it’s intense, provocative and sensitive all at once. Most importantly, it provides a much-needed spirit of hope: That even the most cynical among us can find common ground.

An amazing story about Jim an equal opportunity bigot, Jim is intolerant on the basis of religion, politics, sexual orientation, gender and ethnicity – he hates them all and is happy to let them know it. That he hasn’t yet converted his adult liberal son, Seth, to be like him is a source of never-ending frustration. Well, almost as annoying as the two lesbians living next door- An African American Aysha and Paula.
But “The Bigot” is about to get the shock of his life, and so are you.
When things don’t go Jim’s way and his life starts to crumble in front of his (and our) eyes, something happens that changes not only his life forever, it changes everybody around him.

THE BIGOT PLAY

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THE BIGOT Play-

What happens when Jim the biggest Bigot in the country needs an African American lesbian to save his life…

THE BIGOT It’s a story that tackles the most important issue of our time; it’s intense, provocative and sensitive all at once. Most importantly, it provides a much-needed spirit of hope: That even the most cynical among us can find common ground.

An amazing story about Jim an equal opportunity bigot, Jim is intolerant on the basis of religion, politics, sexual orientation, gender and ethnicity – he hates them all and is happy to let them know it. That he hasn’t yet converted his adult liberal son, Seth, to be like him is a source of never-ending frustration. Well, almost as annoying as the two lesbians living next door- An African American Aysha and Paula.
But “The Bigot” is about to get the shock of his life, and so are you.
When things don’t go Jim’s way and his life starts to crumble in front of his (and our) eyes, something happens that changes not only his life forever, it changes everybody around him.

Ashley Brundage stepping down as TBGLCC president as the Chamber announces diversified name change

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TAMPA – Changes are a necessity for any organization to grow and adapt to changing social climates, and the Tampa Bay Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is no different.

Earlier this year, the executive board started a discussion to make changes to the Chambers’ name and shake up the leadership’s rankings.

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AIDS Walk Orlando 2016 raises $92,000 as Hope and Help leaders announce big changes

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More than 1,000 walkers braved gray skies to follow the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence – the walk’s traditional leader – on a stroll around Lake Eola for the 21st annual AIDS Walk Orlando, Hope and Help’s second largest annual fundraiser. Hope and Help’s mission is to inspire, equip and mobilize people to take action against HIV/AIDS. On April 16, walkers supported this mission through fundraising and supported their friends by donning shirts where they’d written the names of loved ones for whom they walked.

As of April 18, the AIDS Walk raised $92,000 and money was still coming in, according to Russell Walker, Hope and Help’s community development director. Last year’s event raised $121,000. Walker says not only are they still collecting donations, but the corporate matching grants will take five or six weeks to come in.

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12.3.15 Editor’s Desk

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When Dame David Bowie once asked us to “turn and face the strange,” because, you know, “ch-ch-ch-changes,” we had some idea what he was going on about. It wasn’t all platform shoes and glitter, shaved eyebrows and existential overstatement, the cold war and some cold cream – it was about evolving as people, living statements and art installations. Minus a trickle of pretension, that’s what this issue is largely about, too. We’re moving, not stopping; we’re trying, not giving up. We got this.

As several stories within this dangling, old-year issue purport, those changes don’t always come easy, and if we choose to roll our eyes and ignore our movements forward, we become the wrinkles of our checkered pasts. We become boring crows’ feet.

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Indiana reveals religion bill changes, Arkansas gives ground

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Indianapolis (AP) — Indiana lawmakers on April 2 announced changes they plan to make to the state’s new religious-objections law aimed at quelling widespread criticism from businesses and others who have called the proposal anti-gay.

The revisions, which still require approval from the full Legislature and Republican Gov. Mike Pence, come as lawmakers in Arkansas scramble to revise that state’s own religious-objections legislation amid cries that it could permit discrimination.

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The latest developments on religious objection laws

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INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has urged lawmakers to send a bill to his desk by the end of the week to clarify the intent of a new religious objections law that critics fear could allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Pence’s move on March 31 to quell a backlash over the law came as Arkansas lawmakers defied criticism and passed similar legislation that now heads to the governor. A look at the latest developments:

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Florida Rep. changes course on adoption vote

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Ocala – One meeting with notorious anti-gay activist John Stemberger and state representative Dennis Baxley (R-Ocala) no longer supports a bill that would strike Florida’s gay adoption ban language from the books.

The gay adoption ban amendment is just a small part of HB 7013, a larger adoption bill that provides adoption benefits to state employees and incentive payments to community-based care groups.

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Book on LGBT steelworkers prompts union changes

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GARY, Ind. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of books are published every year in the United States.

Most get overlooked, remaindered, pulped, or consigned to the farthest outer reaches of Amazon.com, never to be read again.

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