WATCH: Chely Wright at Black Tie Dinner

For those who took off prior to Media Award winner Chely Wright’s remarks Saturday night at Black Tie Dinner — and for those who couldn’t make it or simply want to see it again — here’s her full acceptance speech.

—  John Wright

Query • 09.17.10

Are you attending Pride this weekend?


Ulises Santamaria
— “Yes! So excited! Looking for a dancing partner for Saturday night.”

Melanie Dickson — “Yes. I’ll be there with my girlfriend.”

Juan Soto — “Absolutely! Last year was a blast. It was my first gay Pride celebration. We need everyone to come out and support!”

Brian Steen — “I attend my own personal Pride every day.”

Pete Hubert — “Yep, I’m terrible about getting to things I want to do, but this is one event where we can show our love and support for each other.”

J.W. Tarin — “I am. I’ve marched for the past two years, so this year I’m just going to enjoy it with family and friends.”


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This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition September 10, 2010.

—  Kevin Thomas