Uptown Players announces Cabaret Weekend in May with The Kinsey Sicks and ‘Simply the Best’
Dallas Voice
by Rich Lopez
16m ago
The Kinsey Sicks Uptown Players announced Monday morning that it will host Cabaret Weekend May 10-12 featuring the Dragapella group, The Kinsey Sicks, and the  two-act cabaret show, Simply the Best – A Tribute to the Greatest Artists of Our Time. The one-night-only performance from The Kinsey Sicks will happen May 10. The group performs Deep Inside Tonight, a musical newscast-run-amok where “America’s Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet” takes over the airwaves. The quartet will probe deep into today’s hot topics and scandals – all in four-part harmony. The group celebrates 30 years ..read more
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DFW Sisters plan vigil to honor Nex
Dallas Voice
by Tammye
2d ago
The DFW Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are organizing a vigil “to honor Nex Benedict and other LGBTQIA+ individuals we’ve lost” at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2m at the Legacy of Love Monument at the intersection of Oak Lawn Avenue and Cedar Springs Road. The vigil will include a blessing, speakers and a moment of silence. “In moments of solace and solidarity, our community grows stronger,” the Sisters said in a written statement announcing the vigil. “As the DFW Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, we carry the names of those we’ve lost in our hearts, guiding us forward. … Let’s come together to hon ..read more
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Anti-LGBTQ actions, laws and policies in Oklahoma
Dallas Voice
by Tammye
2d ago
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, left, and Superintendent of Public Instruction Ryan Walters, right. The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation today (Saturday, Feb. 24) released the following information regarding the anti-LGBTQ actions, laws and policies by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction Ryan Walters: “In the months and years leading to the bullying and assault on Nex Benedict, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed into law legislation that bans best-practice, life-saving medical care for transgender youth, bans trans youth from using the school b ..read more
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Newy-released video, Popular Information interview call into question official statements on Nex Benedict’s death
Dallas Voice
by Tammye
2d ago
Nex Benedict Sue Benedict, in an interview for the news site Popular Information, has called the Owasso Police Department’s Feb. 21 statement regarding the death of her child, Nex Benedict, “a big cover” released simply as “something to calm the people.” And just-released video footage from school surveillance cameras and from a police body cam combined with 9-1-1 calls appear to point to what the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation calls a “cascade of failures [by] school, local government and law enforcement” officials. Non-binary 16-year-old Nex Benedict died Feb. 8, a day after b ..read more
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St. Stephen UMC holding candlelight vigil for Nex Benedict
Dallas Voice
by Tammye
3d ago
St. Stephen United Methodist Church,  2520 Oates Drive in Mesquite, will hold a community candlelight prayer vigil, Sunday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m., honoring the life of Nex Benedict, the Owasso, Okla., student who died Feb. 8 after having been beaten by other students in a bathroom at Owasso High School. Nex’s mother has said Nex had been subjected to bullying at school for some time. This Dallas-area prayer vigil is being held as an act of solidarity with Nex’s family and home community, which will be holding a prayer vigil at the same time. “Our non-binary and transgender children face ..read more
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Foodie Fridays: Union Coffee readies for fundraiser; Shakespeare Dallas announces pub crawl
Dallas Voice
by Rich Lopez
3d ago
Tasty Notes has a new name with Foodie Fridays serving up the dish on restaurant and food news, trends, events and specials. Union Coffee releases survey as it plans fundraiser Union Coffee in Oak Lawn. (Photo by Melissa Whitler) In an email announcement Wednesday, Union Coffee asked for the community’s help. As the team there plans its fundraiser, they are looking for input via a survey. With that, they will use the data to help plan the event. From Union: We are working hard to plan this year’s annual Union fundraiser. Changes in the economy and customer habits haven’t made it easy for Uni ..read more
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Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus warns against Houston state Rep. Shawn Thierry
Dallas Voice
by Tammye
3d ago
State Rep. Shawn Thierry Even though the Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus has a “long-standing policy to not get involved in Democratic Primary elections,” according to Caucus President Jeff Strater, today (Friday, Feb. 23), the caucus issued a statement advising Democrats “not to vote for or support Democratic state Rep. Shawn Thierry (D-Houston) due to continued anti-LGBTQ+ actions and statements.” TSDC is the official LGBTQ+ caucus of the Texas Democratic Party. Today’s statement was issued following a vote by the statewide caucus board, Strater said. A press release announcing the state ..read more
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Pride Planning is underway
Dallas Voice
by Kevin
3d ago
Sherrell Cross outlines plans for Dallas Pride at a recent Pride committee meeting. Committee is adding events to the calendar because Pride is year-round DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Dallas Pride is adding events as it gears up for its main events — the music festival and the Pride parade set for the first weekend in June. The first two events already took place at Woody’s, said Dallas Pride Executive Director Sherrell Cross, because that was where the biggest objection about moving the parade and festival from Oak Lawn came from. “But we’ve buried the hatchet,” C ..read more
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The kids are all right
Dallas Voice
by Kevin
3d ago
Recent studies follow up with Lesbian Family Study started in 1986 Two recent papers from the longest-running study of lesbian families shed light on the now-grown children’s relationships with their donor siblings, their own parenting practices and what their lesbian parents think about becoming grandparents. They also offer insights on talking about donor conception with children. Dr. Nanette Gartrell, now a visiting distinguished scholar at UCLA’s Williams Institute, began the National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study in 1986, with a group of parents who were inseminating or pregnant. She ..read more
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Zombie realness
Dallas Voice
by Kevin
3d ago
Drew Minard and the other Beetlejuice clones Being dead slays for ‘Beetlejuice’ actor/dancer Drew Minard RICH LOPEZ | Staff writer rich@dallasvoice.com Just after opening night last Tuesday, Feb. 20, actor and dancer Drew Minard realized that they had just played to their biggest crowd ever. They and the cast of Beetlejuice have taken over the Music Hall at Fair Park for Broadway Dallas until March 3. This is a big time for the performer, this being their first tour since they were 12 years old and playing the title role in Billy Elliot. Now, at 23, Minard is serving up zombie realness in the ..read more
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