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  Sirens pierced the night sky as unrest erupted once again across our beloved city and across this country. I can feel the tension in the air as the stress wells up inside. I am incredibly sad at the senseless death of Mr. George Floyd. We profoundly grieve the loss of his life. His cries for help — his voice — were not heard. Our country is heartbroken as the protesters struggle to make their voices heard. We are dealing with two parallel crises convulsing this nation, a pandemic and...

Black Lives Matter: A letter from Cece Cox

Resource Center is one of the about 600 LGBTQ and allied organizations that have, in the two weeks since George Floyd’s death, signed onto an open letter pledging to stand with black Americans to fight racial injustice. Today Resource Center CEO Cece Cox published an open letter to the North Texas LGBTQ community proving that she and her organization understand that support has to be more than just words on paper or a computer screen, and pledging that she and her organization continue to be...

Dallas Opera postpones, truncates upcoming season

For the first time in its more than 50 year history, the Dallas Opera will go an entire calendar year with a mainstage production. That’s been the legacy of 2020 with the COVID-19 pandemic requiring the postponement of the DO’s upcoming season from fall to next spring, the cancellation of one show and replacement of another, all on the heals of the cancellation of the second half of its 2019–20 season earlier this year. Dallas Opera was set to stage Don Carlo, The Barber of...

The voices of a community …

  Sirens pierced the night sky as unrest erupted once again across our beloved city and across this country. I can feel the tension in the air as the stress wells up inside. I am incredibly sad at the senseless death of Mr. George Floyd. We profoundly grieve the loss of his life. His cries for help — his voice — were not heard. Our country is heartbroken as the protesters struggle to make their voices heard. We are dealing with two parallel crises convulsing this nation, a pandemic and...

 

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‘It’s about all of us’

C. d. Kirven Activists call for white LGBTQ people to join the fight for black equality Tammye Nash | Managing Editor nash@dallasvoice.com “We understand what it means to rise up and push back against a culture that tells us we are less than, that our lives don’t matter. Today, we join together again to say #BlackLivesMatter and commit ourselves to the action those words require.” So begins “An Open Letter from LGBTQ Organizations Condemning Racist Violence.” It has been co-signed, so...

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Local and ‘Legendary’

Cali Dequan, bottom, was a late addition to House of Balmain’s lineup for ‘Legendary.’ (Photo courtesy Barbara Nitke/HBO Max) 2 houses, both alike in dignity, pit North Texas friends against each other. But they are having a ball ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  |  Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com If you don’t know much about ballroom culture, you may have some idea about it from the FX series Pose, or the iconic 1990 documentary Paris Is Burning, in which “houses” (many named after fashion brands)...