Posted on 30 Sep 2016 at 7:35am



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Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is Erin Moore; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community (UBE Connected) at 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday of the month at 3116 Commerce St., Suite C; Core Group Meeting every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.; Fuse game night every Monday evening except the last of the month at 8 p.m. at the Fuse space in the Treymore Building, 4038 Lemmon Ave, Suite 101; FuseConnect every Wednesday from 7 p.m. For more information call or e-mail Jalenzski at 214-760-9718 ext 3 or

•  Through Oct. 3: Dallas Southern Pride
19th Annual Black Gay Pride Weekend with Events 4 Him and Events 4 Her. Host hotel is Crowne Plaza Dallas Market Center, 7050 Stemmons Freeway.

• Sept. 30: Mix-N-Mingle party
Ya Va Do and A.O. host the Ladies’ Purple and Golds Mix-N-Mingle party with music from Sheka Booker and Ace from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at Luxx, 723 N. Pearl St.

• Through Oct. 1: Heath Disparities and Leadership Conference
Southern Regional Ball/House and Pageant Communities presents the health conference to reduce health disparities across the southern U.S. by promoting health equality and improved leadership in the LGBT community. Crowne Plaza Dallas Market Center, 7050 Stemmons Freeway.

• Sept. 30: Ecumenical service
An ecumenical service supporting the LGBT community sponsored by Brite Divinity School to kick off Tarrant County Pride at 7:30 p.m. at Robert Carr Chapel at TCU, 2855 S. University Dr., Fort Worth.

• Sept. 30-Oct. 29: Screams
Three haunted houses, Carnevil, clown maze and zombie wasteland. 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights at Scarborough Faire site, Waxahachie.

• Sept. 30: A Night of a Thousand Stars
Celebrating the art of G3’s owners gala and reception from 7-10 p.m. at Gallery 3, 1319 W. Davis St.

• Oct. 1: Black Tie Dinner
Annual fundraising event benefits Human Rights Campaign and 17 local beneficiaries. Sheraton Dallas, 400 N. Olive St.

• Oct. 1: Fort Worth Pride Parade and Festival
We Are Family parade down Main Street and Festival from noon-6 p.m.

• Oct. 1: Black Pride Pool Party
Presented by Dallas Southern Pride and hosted by hit singer Brandy, the pool party runs from 4 p.m.-10 p.m. at the Bungalow Beach Club, 3121 Ross Ave.

• Oct. 1: Octane: The Gay Pride Mega
Street Dallas presents Octane at 10 p.m. at House of Blues, 2200 N. Lamar St.

• Oct. 2: Fort Worth Pride Picnic
Pride picnic from noon-6 p.m. in Trinity Park Arts Pavilion, 2401 University Dr, Fort Worth

• Oct. 2: 24K Ball III: The Red Edition
Pioneer Father Larry Ebony presents the 24K Ball III: The Red Edition from 2-5 a.m. at Crowne Plaza Market Center, 7050 N Stemmons Freeway.

• Oct. 2: Black Pride Unity BBQ
Dallas Southern Pride presents its annual picnic with free food and drinks, music and more, from 1-6 p.m. at Bachmann Lake Park, 3500 Northwest Hwy.

• Oct. 2: Black Love and Unity: Pride 2K16
United Black Ellument hosts a skate party from 7-11 p.m. at Southern Skates Roller Rink, 2939 Ledbetter Ave. Tickets are available online at

• Oct. 2: Wanda
Wind up Dallas Southern Pride weekend with a one-night-only performance by Wanda The Comedian, a celebration of 21 years of entertainment by Wanda hosted by the cast of The Rose Room at 9 p.m. at Station 4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road.

• Oct. 2: Erev Rosh Hashanah service
Congregation Beth El Binah holds Rosh Hashanah eve service at 7:30 p.m. at NUMC, 11211 Preston Road.

• Oct. 3: Rosh Hashanah service
Congregation Beth El Binah holds Rosh Hashanah service at 10 a.m. followed by luncheon at NUMC, 11211 Preston Road.

• Oct. 6: Cedar Springs Wine Walk
Shop, eat and drink fundraiser fund breast cancer early detection programs from 6-9 p.m. in the Bishop Arts District. $35 entry near Oddfellows.

• Oct. 6: Brewing Up Business
North texas GLBT Chamber morning mixer at 8:30 a.m. at Zephyr, 4001 Cedar Springs Road.

• Oct. 7: A Little Night Music
St. Matthew’s Cathedral, 5100 Ross Ave., presents “A Little Night Music,” featuring the music of Stephen Sondheim and the annual SMCA Silent Auction, benefitting the church’s free public art programs. Tickets are $70 for one, $120 for two, $700 for a table of 10 or $1,000 for a VIP Table of 10. Seating is limited; reserve tickets by calling 214-887-6552.

• Oct. 7: Big Night Out
To raise awareness and support for sexual assault victims from 7:30-11 p.m. at event
1013 E 15th St., Plano.

• Oct. 7: DIFFA cella
Burgers & Burgundy presents a DIFFA fundraiser from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on the Ron Kirk Bridge, 109 Continental Ave. $150.

• Oct 8: Latino Gay Pride
From 2-10 p.m. in Reverchon Park, 3505 Maple Ave.

• Oct. 8: National Coming Out Day Sidewalk March
Meet at 10:45 a.m. with PFLAG-Abilene/Big Country and bring Pride flags. Sidewalk march is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the corner of Pine Street and North 1st, Abilene.

• Oct. 8: Texas Latino Gay Pride
Music festival from 2-10 p.m. in Reverchon Park, 3505 Maple Ave.

• Oct. 9: AIDS Arms Lifewalk
LifeWalk returns more money to local LGBT and AIDS organizations in Dallas than any other fundraiser. The walk steps off at noon
at Lee Park, 3333 Turtle Creek Blvd.

• Oct. 9: Gay Day at the Fair
The official unofficial Gay Day at the State Fair of Texas is back all day at the State Fair.

• Oct. 10: High Tech Happy Hour
From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Lakewood Brewing Company, 2302 Executive Drive, Garland.

• Oct. 10: Dance With the Sun
Free one-act play to celebrate LGBT History Month at 7:30 p.m. at Jonsson Performance Hall, JO 2.604, University of Texas–Dallas.

• Oct. 10: Project TAG
Phone Book Recycling Day and have fun at the zoo at 1 p.m. at Caldwell Zoo, 2203 W Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tyler.

• Oct. 11: Kol Nidre service
Congregation Beth El Binah holds Kol Nidre service at 7:30 p.m. at NUMC, 11211 Preston Road.

• Oct. 12: Yom Kippur services
Congregation Beth El Binah holds Yom Kippur services beginning with morning musaf service at 10 a.m. followed by study session, yizkor at 3 p.m., afternoon service at 4 p.m. and neilah service at 5 p.m. followed by break the fast at 6:30 p.m. at NUMC, 11211 Preston Road.

• Oct. 13: Gray Pride
6 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Oct. 13: ‘For Once in My Life’
Fort Worth Human Relations Commission presents Movies That Matter. For Once in My Life will be shown at 7 p.m. at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth. Free.

• Oct. 14: NTSO Movie Magic Gala
Gala evening of dinner, drinks and entertainment featuring cabaret singer Angie McWhirter to support the New Texas Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. at Sammons Center, Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd. $100.

• Oct. 14: Oktoberfest High Tech Happy Hour
From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Lakewood Brewing Company, 2302 Executive Drive, Garland.

• Oct. 15: Bewitched GayBingo
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place 6-9 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, call 214-540-4458 or email

• Oct. 15: PrEP Rally
United Black Ellument hosts medical professionals and community volunteers who share their stories about PrEP as Resource Center plans to launch its PrEP clinic. From 2-5 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Oct 16: LGBT Square Dancing
Pegasus Squares holds open house and dance lessons from 3-5 p.m. at Dallas School of Burlesque, 2924 Main St #103.



Dallas Southern Pride continues through the weekend. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Market Center is the host hotel with events going on around the city. Brandy, pictured, appears at the Bungalow Beach Club on Saturday night.

Check their website,, their Facebook page and Gay Agenda listings for more information.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition September 30, 2016.

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