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May 31st Queer Voices

May 31, 2023 Queer Voices
Queer Voices
May 31st Queer Voices
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"Tinderbox" stage reading -- Dallas Southern Pride -- Woodlands Pride

 Andrew Edmonson talks with Brad Dalton about the stage reading of a new play called "Tinder Box" at Spring Street Studios in Houston.  The play is about the deadly fire at the "UpStairs Lounge" in New Orleans 50 years ago. The reading will take place Sunday June 18th at 3pm.

Guest: Brad Dalton
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lifestyle/arts/tinderbox-up-stairs-lounge-fire-book-author-interview-1125133/


Then, we catch up with Ahmad Goree and Dallas Southern Pride.  We discuss the history and the importance of the this event. Dallas Southern Pride (DSP) is the official annual celebration for Black Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, and Queer (LGBTQ) individuals to come together and celebrate who and what we are. It all begin in 1997 when a small gathering of Black LGBTQ individuals came together to party and hang out with one another. As the years continued, the community demanded a more formalized celebratory weekend with a host hotel, organized parties/events, and shows to provide a safe space for this community gathering.

Guest: Ahmad Goree
https://dallassouthernpride.com/

Finally, we catch upon with Woodlands Pride. The Woodlands Pride is excited to present its inaugural summit, Talking with Pride, on June 10th, 2023. During the Summit, you will hear from various speakers and panels discussing mental health, small business, advocacy, and more pertaining to the LGBTQ+ community. 

Guest: Jason Rocha
https://secure.givelively.org/event/thewoodlandspride/the-woodlands-pride-talking-with-pride-summit-2023

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