Black Opry Review fights for equality in country music

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Kevin C. Johnson
October 4, 2023
St Luois Today
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Nashville-based curator and writer Holly G knows she alone can’t solve the problems Black musicians face in the country music industry. The effort spreads awareness, gives platforms and provides safe spaces for Black artists in country, Americana and folk music. It also serves as a reminder that Black culture has always been a part of country music.

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Black Opry, Joy Clark, Roberta Lea and Jullie William
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Gay Ole Opry

Why queer country music? Because sometimes you love a culture that doesn’t love you back. And when everyone came to the first Gay Ole Opry in April of 2011 in all their country finery, we knew we weren’t alone. We do it because we love the music and want to build a community to support queer country musicians.

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Rainbow Rodeo Podcast

Rainbow Rodeo is *the* queer country podcast, featuring interviews and playlists with your favorite LGBTQ+ country stars.

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