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Fiddlers, funnel cakes and fudge attract millions of tourists to the Ozark Mountains village of Eureka Springs every year. And now thousands chattino free chat gay men, lesbians, transgender people and bisexuals congregate in Witch chat rooms for quarterly gay festivals.

They are called Diversity Weekends and guests can choose from a dozen organized activities. Diversity first started out in the early s as a discreet, invitation-only or word-of-mouth party, first organized by lesbians who ran a local gay pride gift shop called the Emerald Rainbow.

Former proprietors and domestic partners Jan and Kim Ridenour said the festival languished for several years — until a local nightclub owner took over.

To attract gay business, the nightclub publicized the Diversity event along with their other music acts. At a late Friday afternoon mixer hosted a couple of weeks ago by the Sherwood Court Motel on the west side of town, couples strolled among the tulips, redbuds and lilacs, and enjoyed cocktails, snacks and cutting gay repartee by Diversity co-organizer Mark Wetzel. A burly gay man walked up to collect his prize: free drinks at the gay-friendly Lumberyard Bar. The crowd roared with laughter.

He took a sip from the dregs of a live chat. Wetzel is sharing this feeling with gays across America via his website, Eurekapride. But turning a longtime Christian vacation destination into a gay vacation destination is not easy, he said. Diversity Weekends have lingered in the closet because of the Passion Play crowd.

Performer Morena Larue from Joplin, Mo. While an impatient crowd called from beyond the door, Morena preened one last time in front of a mirror propped outside on the back deck. We always have to look good, you know. Some come here from large cities like Tulsa, Free castle rock phone chat. Louis, Memphis, and Dallas.

But most are from small rural communities — like Connie Miller, from Manhattan, Kan. That sentiment was recently documented in the Arkansas Poll, which, among other issues, asked Arkansans about their attitudes chatroom images homosexuals.

Fifty-four percent said there should be no legal recognition of gay relationships. Only 15 percent said gay couples should be allowed to legally marry. Twenty-two percent said gay couples should be allowed to form civil unions. Yet, a majority of Arkansans support the right for gays to adopt or fosteror enlist in the military.

Until several years ago, Arkansas made same-sex intimacy illegal. But inseven gay and lesbian plaintiffs brought suit against the state, challenging the sodomy statute.

The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down the year-old law as unconstitutional. But an anti-gay climate has resulted in new legislation to withhold certain rights. Many states, including Arkansas, have passed constitutional amendments against gay marriage. Today only Massachusetts allows it. And gay hate crimes are on the rise.

Given current politics, homosexuals, bisexuals and transgender Americans tend to cleave to any kind of celebration, said Alvin Byrd. Inside, shoppers examine porcelain collectibles and gay pride merchandise. The partners moved here two years ago, they sex chats 1 on 1, to grow old.

They all know we are the funnest people to be with! On a sunny Saturday afternoon at precisely p. Bystanders gawked from the periphery, clearly confused.

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A small group of visiting evangelical Christian youth milled about nervously. They were on break in the park from passing out religious tracts among the tourists. The streets were littered with the brochures. Their leader, Skip Yoder, said he had no idea he would be in the midst of a gay and lesbian festival. Aol chat line few feet to his right, gay couples kissed and hugged for a full 10 minutes.

In their midst beamed year-old Bryan Manire and his partner, Jim Fredrick. They are celebrating their 24th anniversary and have recently retired to Eureka Springs from Fayetteville. But some shop owners in town are furious about the growing gay presence. Although he declined to be interviewed for this story, David Correll, owner of the downtown bakery CC Cinnamon, confirmed he would rather lose money than serve homosexuals.

He closed his shop all day Saturday. What are their kids going to see? We need God to step in. The idea that people want me to suppress or stop these events from going on is in the face of what this country is all about. Eureka has long had a reputation for a diversity of tourists. More than a century ago, white, black and Native American health-seekers all drank from the same cold-water springs.

The history of Eureka as a gay-friendly place began in the early s when outspoken New Orleans feminist, lesbian and gay cabaret owner Barbara Scott bought a chat nude online hotel called the New Orleans. Today granny live chat attractive san diego from and lesbians continue to relocate to Eureka to open restaurants, antique stores, gift shops and galleries.

An estimated 20 guest accommodations are now gay-owned, like the rainbow-flagged Tradewinds Motor Hotel. The couple said they welcome everyone to their motor hotel, but usually they are booked up telephone sex chat birmingham in advance with gay patrons.

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And in a season when business in town is usually diminished, the city will court any color of dollar, green or lavender. Ten panels. And they shop hard. Diversity co-organizer Wetzel said because many gays and lesbians do not have children, they have more disposable income beastiality chat rooms spend on themselves.

They are loyal and they will spend their money with those people. Although Chamber director Jeff Feldman said the chamber is unable to sort gay revenue from straight, Diversity Weekends are now among an assortment of permanent attractions. Pryor, who lives in rural Carroll County, periodically submits letters on the subject to the Lovely County Citizen newspaper. In one he wrote:. Most have been quiet up to this point but people are finding their backbone and beginning to speak up. If you are homosexual, talk chat text meet up, live your life in peace.

Eureka springs, arkansas is a royal blue spot in a ruby red state with an abundance of natural beauty and a large, welcoming lgbtq+ community.

You are the one that will have to answer for it or not. However, keep it to yourself. Get used to it. King is openly gay. His domestic partner is Citizen photojournalist John Rankine. The couple relocated to Eureka from Key West, Fla. After all, we are Eureka, not Huntsville, Arkansas. Rising tensions around Diversity have had the local police department on alert. There have been no organized chat canada mariage or bias violence — yet, said police chief Early Hyatt.

While one lesbian, who did not want to be identified, claimed she overheard local policemen mocking drag queens, Hyatt prides himself on having a hand-picked, tolerant force. They have never been suppressed. It is extraordinary, that a little town of 3, plus can have a four-times-a-year celebration of diversity.

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