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New downtown nightclub tells gay patrons "to act straight" or leave

New downtown nightclub tells gay patrons "to act straight" or leave

Elizabeth Bibb

March 21, 2011

Macon’s newest night spot, Club Element, has come under fire recently for alleged homophobic comments made by a bouncer during the club's opening night. The club, which opened March 4, is located in the storefront formerly occupied by Synergy, a venue that catered to the LGBT community. Colby Cain,...

Sam Oni’s speech inspires a future without discrimination

Mary Kathryn Wiley

February 23, 2011

Says Oni, “I do not want to dwell too much on the negatives or the past.” This is a pretty incredible statement, given Mr. Oni’s experiences. Mr. Oni’s college roommate, Dr. Don Baxter, tells humorous stories of their time living together, but he also has some more sobering words to share. For ex...

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