Cortnie Owens has come pretty far from her
rural East Side upbringing. After choosing to remain closeted about her
sexuality during her high school years, Owens escaped the countryside
to pursue a lifestyle decidedly more urban.
Rich Sherman is one of the founders of CNKY Scene (cnkyscene.com),
a monthly magazine highlighting LGBTQ entertainment, nightlife,
businesses and the allied community in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
If there’s anything University of
Cincinnati human sexuality professor Carolyn Peterson wants to give you, it’s the gift
of permission, of consent, to everyone, but especially to her students
who identify as LGBTQ.