Gay Agenda • 03-17-17

Posted on 17 Mar 2017 at 8:20am

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Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at nash@dallasvoice.com or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at taffet@dallasvoice.com by Wednesday at 5 p.m. for that week’s issue.

Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM.; 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 Jalenzski@myresourcecenter.org LGBT square dancing group Pegasus Squares meets every Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at Dallas School of Burlesque, 2924 Main St #103; Dallas Frontrunners meet for a walk or run on the Katy trail at the Robert E. Lee statue in Lee park every Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. and every Saturday at 9 a.m.

MARCH

March 18: Lee Park AIDS Memorial Anniversary
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the tree planting and plaque dedication in Lee Park to honor those lost to HIV/AIDS. A gathering at 11 a.m. will honor Alan Ross, who created the memorial and worked to have it installed in Lee Park. There will be testimonials and remembrances.

March 18: Rep. Pete Sessions Town Hall
U.S. Rep Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, will hold a town hall at 12:30 p.m. at Richardson High School, 1250 Beltline Road. Anyone with concerns over protecting Medicare and Social Security benefits, health care or LGBT rights is encouraged to attend.

March 18: Pot O’ Gold Gaybingo
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. 214-540-4458. MyResourceCenter.org/gaybingo.

March 18: QCinema
Suzanne Westenhoefer live at 7:30 p.m. at Amphibian Stage Productions, 120 S. Main St., Fort Worth. $25-75. Qcinema.org.

March 18: HRC Spring Luncheon
Mary Beth Maxwell, senior vice president for programs, research and training speaks. From 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Tower Club, Thanksgiving Tower, 48th floor, 1601 Elm St. Federal club members free. Federal club guests $35. Others $50. SpringLuncheon2017.eventbrite.com

March 19: ‘Freedom to Marry’
Local premiere of the film Freedom to Marry by Eddie Rosenstein at the Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd.

March 20: Advocacy Day in Austin
Speak to your legislators. GALA North Texas will sponsor buses to Austin. Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin. GALA is chartering buses leaving from Collin Creek Mall and Cathedral of Hope. $15.

March 22: Resource Center Presents
Resource Center kicks off a new program, Resource Center Presents, with “2017 Texas Legislature: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. RC Advocacy and Communications Manager Rafael McDonnell will lead a discussion on the bills affecting the LGBT community that have been introduced in this session of the Texas Legislature, how to lobby lawmakers on those bills and the process of moving a bill through the legislature. The event is free, but those planning to attend are asked to register so that organizers can plan appropriately. For information visit MyResourceCenter.org or call 866-657-2437.

March 23: HRC Volunteer Mixer
Human Rights Campaign hosts a mixer for current and prospective HRC volunteers from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the second floor at JR.’s Bar & Grill, 3923 Cedar Springs Road.

March 23-25: Topsy Turvy
The Turtle Creek Chorale presents Topsy Turvy: Songs You Thought You Knew at 7:30 p.m. at City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. $25-65. TurtleCreekChorale.com.

March 23: They Were Expendable
Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance hosts a screening of They Were Expendable, starring John Wayne and Robert Montgomery as two PT boat skippers sent to help defend the Philippines from the Japanese, 7 p.m. at Studio Movie Grill, 13933 N. Central Expressway. Call 214-741-7500.

March 25: AIDS Walk South Dallas
From 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, 2922 MLK Jr. Blvd.

March 25: Different Strokes Golf Association
New Members Invitational starts at 11 a.m. at Cedar Crest Golf Course, 1800 Southerland Ave. Cost is $55. DSGADallas.org for information and to sign up.

March 25: Cocktails & Conversation with Gregory Barker
Artist and designer Gregory Barker holds a Spring Soiree celebrating the grand opening of his new studio, Patina Bleu, 833 W. 7th St. in North Oak Cliff. Free valet parking available. RSVP at Facebook.com/events/1351588388235765,

March 26: Holi celebration
Enjoy Indian culture as Radha Krishna Temple celebrates Holi from noon-5 p.m. at South Fork Ranch, 3700 Hogge Drive, Parker.

March 26: Stephen Daingerfield Dunn
Stephen Daingerfield Dunn reads from his newly published book, A Piece Of My Heart, with live music by Neil Mowles, Bob Goodwin and others, from 5-7 p.m. at Unity of Dallas, 6525 Forest Lane. Tickets are $20 per person, or $35 per couple, available through Eventbrite.com.

March 27: UNT Outlaw
Dallas LGBT Bar Association hosts a meeting from 5-6 p.m. at UNT Dallas, 1901 Main St. in Dallas, for networking and to share information on opportunities available for students and on the Lavender Law Conference. Free, but RSVP to  contact@ DallasLGBTBar.LGBT for planning purposers.

March 28: Family Night at Durkin’s Pizza
GALA (Gay and Lesbian Alliance) North Texas holds Family Night at Durkin’s Pizza, 8930 S.H. 121 at Custer Road in McKinney. Owner Michael Durkin donates 10 percent of sales that night to GALA Youth. For information email info@galanorthtexas.org.

March 30: Black Tie Dinner Kickoff
Kickoff party from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Concrete Cowboy, 2512 Cedar Springs Road.

March 30: FashionCITED Rhythm and Hues Show
This fashion show fundraiser benefits Legal Hospice of Texas from 7-10 p.m. at Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave. $60.

March 30: Path2Parenthood
An evening on lesbian pregnancy with information on sperm donors, medical procedures and legal safeguards. Dinner is included from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road. Space limited so RSVP to corey@path2parenthood.org.

March 31: GALA Meet the Candidates
GALA (Gay and Lesbian Alliance) North Texas hosts a Meet the Candidate event featuring candidates for city council, school board and the Collin College board of trustees, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at 4568 Southgate Drive in Plano. For information email info@galanorthtexas.org.

March 31-April 2: Texas Traditions Rodeo
Texas Gay Rodeo Association presents Texas Traditions Rodeo. Gates open at 11 a.m. at Diamond T Arena, 6900 E. Sherman Drive, Denton.

APRIL

April 8: No Tie Dinner
This year’s theme is An Artful Life, inspired by the pop artists. From 7-10 p.m. at Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave. $75. Tickets at NoTieDinner.org

April 9: HER HRC — Sue Ellen’s Throwback Party
HRC brings back the old Sue’s with DJ, silent auctions, door prizes and games from 2-6 p.m. at TMC: The Mining Company, 3903 Cedar Springs Road. Includes the presentation of the DFW HRC Community Impact Award to Kathy Jack. General admission tickets are $10 in advance at TinyURL.com/HerHRC2017; $15 at the door. VIP tickets start at $40.

April 9: Mega March
March calling for immigration reform and an end to aggressive deportation efforts from 2-4 p.m. Line up on Ross Avenue at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe and march to Dallas City Hall.

April 15: Purple Gaybingo
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. 214-540-4458. MyResourceCenter.org/gaybingo.

April 15: GALA Meet the CandidatesGALA (Gay and Lesbian Alliance) North Texas hosts a Meet the Candidate event featuring candidates for city council, school board and the Collin College board of trustees, from 3-5:30 p.m. at 601 Rouen Drive in McKinney. For information email info@galanorthtexas.org.

April 16: Easter in the Park
The pooch parade in Oak Lawn’s Lee Park is an Easter tradition. Bring picnic basket and lawn chairs. 1 p.m.

April 19: Evening with the Judges
Dallas LGBT Bar Association  hosts an Evening with the Judges, from 5:30-7 p.m. in Belo Hall at Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Ave. Features Judges Roberto Canas Jr., Dennise Garcia, Maricela Moore, Tonya Parker and Ingrid Warren. Offers attending lawyers  one-and-a-half hours of free continuing legal education credits. For information visit DGLBA.org.

April 21: Compassion Fatigue Symposium
Ed-U-Care presents its sixth annual symposium from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, 9200 Inwood Road.EdUCareDallas.com.

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TCC-Topsy-Turvy

The Turtle Creek Chorale presents the concert “Topsy Turvy: Songs You Thought You Knew,” Thursday through Sunday, March 23-25, at City Performance Hall in Dallas. See listings for details.

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Pete-Sessions

U.S. Rep Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, will hold a town hall Saturday, March 18 at Richardson High School. See listings for details.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition March 17, 2017.

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