This Christmas Eve gathering in Birmingham has been going for 25 years—find out why people love it


Scott Wells Ford
Realtor Scott Wells Ford loves hosting his annual Christmas Eve gathering. Photo via Sharron Swain for Bham Now

In Birmingham, Realtor Scott Wells Ford has been hosting an LGBTQ+-friendly Christmas Eve gathering in Birmingham for 25 years. What started as a safe haven for gay people who didn’t have anywhere to go for the holidays has become a beloved annual tradition, expanding the sense of home for all who attend. Here’s what you need to know.

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Sharron Swain
Sharron Swain

Writer, Interviewer + Adventurer | Telling stories to make a difference

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