Pin It
Favorite

Give Drag A Chance 


I have read the lengthy letter of concern from Lisa Deanne Carlson, and I'm sorry, but as an entertainer and self-titled DRAG QUEEN, I don't see how my lifestyle and struggles, obstacles and challenges adversely affect hers, and I surely would never ask her or the Trans Community to cease doing what they do because it affected me or my journey, which it does not.


Her letter is well written and raises great awareness of her position, but to blame the Drag Queen Community and specifically the HDC Drag Show for ANYTHING... .is quite ridiculous. I feel as if she's looking for an argument where there is no argument to be had.

I'm an entertainer. I entertain, educate and embrace. That's what I do. The HDC Drag show is FUN! It raises needed funds for a worthy organization and to say you support the organization, but then call for a ban against a specific fundraiser, well... that's just plain confusing and to me, makes no sense.

I wish Ms. Carlson all the best and hold no ill will, but reject her notions regarding Drag Queens and the ban on our event.

I encourage everyone to attend and enjoy the 2010 HDC Drag Show at Boondocks on Saturday night, October 9 in downtown Bend. The show starts promptly at 8pm. We've entertained a capacity crowd each and every year and look forward to doing the same this week! You can find more information at www.humandignitycoallition.org

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Latest in The Mailbox

More by Source Weekly

  • Picks 10/12-10/19

    • Oct 12, 2016
  • DO NOT SPIT ON MY CAR

    We recently visited Bend for the Film Festival and very much enjoyed ourselves, with one small exception. We parked our Ford in the public parking structure, only to find when we returned on Friday night that it had been spat upon, apparently in retribution for our Obama 2012 bumper sticker. I understand that whoever did this was passionate about politics, something I have always shared.
    • Nov 7, 2012
  • THE SOURCE ROCKS, BUT 'ONE DAY AT A TIME' DOESN'T

    After living in Bend for a year and a half, I recently stopped through on business. I love the town, the people, and all the outdoor beauty the area offers. One of my favorite things about Bend is without question, The Source. From the first time I read it, I knew it would be a cover-to-cover great time for me to enjoy all the stories, community news, the updates on all the music and arts, presentations, and great things goings on around town.
    • Nov 7, 2012
  • More »

Readers also liked…

© 2017 LAY IT OUT INC | 704 NW GEORGIA, BEND, OREGON 97703  |   Privacy Policy

Website powered by Foundation