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Pan performer is the centerpiece for Cirque’s ‘Twas the Night Before…’

Andrea Martinez Aguilar brings a bit of queer to the big top – only at Texas Trust CU Theater. The circus performer is front and center in Cirque du Soleil’s new holiday show ‘Twas the Night Before… which opened last Friday. Born in Mexico City, the 23 year-old Cyr Wheel performer is now representing the community amid her own circus community.  “It’s been a great experience but I had to jump in at the last minute so it was a challenge to integrate into it, but a fun one,” she said by phone...

Judge says Indiana’s abortion ban violates state’s religious freedom law

Marion County Superior Court Judge Heather Welch on Friday, Dec. 2, issued a ruling that blocks an Indiana state law banning most abortions there on the basis that the law violates individuals’ religious freedom and temporarily halting enforcement of the abortion ban. The Monroe Circuit Court enjoined enforcement of the new abortion law, saying that it violates women’s right to privacy as guaranteed by the Indiana Constitution. The Indiana Supreme Court has accepted jurisdiction in that case...

Pan performer is the centerpiece for Cirque’s ‘Twas the Night Before…’

Andrea Martinez Aguilar brings a bit of queer to the big top – only at Texas Trust CU Theater. The circus performer is front and center in Cirque du Soleil’s new holiday show ‘Twas the Night Before… which opened last Friday. Born in Mexico City, the 23 year-old Cyr Wheel performer is now representing the community amid her own circus community.  “It’s been a great experience but I had to jump in at the last minute so it was a challenge to integrate into it, but a fun one,” she said by phone...

Going stone age

New social media platform Mastodon is a friendly place for LGBTQ people As Elon Musk continues his rapid dismantling of Twitter — laying off thousands of employees, scaring advertisers away, possibly violating FTC rules and bringing the company to the verge of bankruptcy — many people, especially LGBTQ people, are shifting to other social media platforms. I am one of them. I actually abandoned Twitter years ago when it became a dumpster fire of far-right flames fanned by The Donald. Even with...

 

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Judge says Indiana’s abortion ban violates state’s religious freedom law

Marion County Superior Court Judge Heather Welch on Friday, Dec. 2, issued a ruling that blocks an Indiana state law banning most abortions there on the basis that the law violates individuals’ religious freedom and temporarily halting enforcement of the abortion ban. The Monroe Circuit Court enjoined enforcement of the new abortion law, saying that it violates women’s right to privacy as guaranteed by the Indiana Constitution. The Indiana Supreme Court has accepted jurisdiction in that case...

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Pan performer is the centerpiece for Cirque’s ‘Twas the Night Before…’

Andrea Martinez Aguilar brings a bit of queer to the big top – only at Texas Trust CU Theater. The circus performer is front and center in Cirque du Soleil’s new holiday show ‘Twas the Night Before… which opened last Friday. Born in Mexico City, the 23 year-old Cyr Wheel performer is now representing the community amid her own circus community.  “It’s been a great experience but I had to jump in at the last minute so it was a challenge to integrate into it, but a fun one,” she said by phone...