The Gay Agenda • 06-26-15

Posted on 26 Jun 2015 at 7:40am

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Have an event coming up? E-mail your information to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue.


JUNE

• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is Lambda Legal Community Educator Omar Narvaez; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at 3116 Commerce Street, Suite C; Fuse game night every Monday evening but the last of the month at 8 p.m. at the Fuse space in the ilume, 4123 Cedar Springs Road, Apt 2367; Fuse Connect every Wednesday from 7 p.m. at the Fuse Space.

• June 1–30: Dallas Public Library #LGBTBookMonth
Follow @DallasLibrary on Twitter for a new book recommendation every day in honor of the American Library Association’s GLBT Book Month, a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.

• June 26: Queerbomb Dallas 2015 Event Political Rally, Performances and After Party
Open-mic speaker’s corner and rally starting at 7 p.m. in Lake Cliff Park (corner of Colorado and Zang) followed by a community procession at 9 p.m.  After-party (18+) at 10 p.m. at Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd. Free and open to the public.
To volunteer or perform e-mail queerbombdallas@gmail.com.

• June 26: Children’s Rainbow Crafts and Movie
Family-friendly arts and rainbow crafts and movie screening from 1–5 p.m. at the Children’s Center at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young St.

• June 27: National HIV Testing Day
See page 8 for locations, times and more information

• June 27: HRC DFW Federal Club Summer Luncheon
Special guest Jeydon Loredo speaks at the annual summer luncheon from 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm St. 48th floor. Seating limited to 200. For more information and to RSVP visit Bit.ly/1TqE9gS. Must RSVP by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24.

• June 27: Rainbow Family Day
Family-friendly, free event with activities for the whole family from 4–7 p.m. at Dallas City Hall Plaza, 1500 Marilla.

• June 27: Be An Angel Benefit for Legacy Counseling
Fundraiser for Legacy Counseling includes a  three course dinner and hors d’oeuvres by Chef Wendy Krispin, complimentary red and white wine, specialty cocktails by Stoli, live and silent auctions, and fabulous entertainment by Vince Martinez. 7-11 p.m. at 7 for Parties, 150 Turtle Creek Blvd. Ste. 107. Tickets are $100 and include dinner and drinks. To purchase tickets visit Legacycares.org.

• June 28: GALA Presents Fears for Queers V
Independent horror film festival benefitting Gay and Lesbian Alliance of North Texas’s Youth program 1-7 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. First film block starts at 2 p.m. and second block at 4:30 p.m. at Texas Theatre,
231 W. Jefferson. To purchase tickets visit Bit.ly/1dgmVBF.

• June 28: TAG Pride Picnic
Tyler Area Gays hosts its largest pride picnic yet with more auction items, entertainment, food and vendors. 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at Southside Park, Tyler. For more information e-mail info@tylerareagays.com or visit Tylerareagays.com or on Facebook at Facebook.com/TylerAreaGays.

JULY
• July 2: Fort Worth PFLAG meeting
Meets every first Thursday of the month from 7–9 p.m. at First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1959 Sandy Lane,
Fort Worth. For more information
call 817-428-2329 or visit PflagFortWorth.org.

• July 2–5: 50th Anniversary of LGBT Civil Rights Movement
The 50th anniversary in Philadelphia celebration includes panels, LGBT history exhibits, parties and more. Each day features LGBT history exhibits at the National Constitution Center, National Museum of American Jewish History and Independence Visitor Center along with fireworks on
July 3 and 4. For more information, visit LGBT50th.org and Gaypioneers.com.

• July 3: Independence Day on the Bridge
Family-friendly event commemorating Independence Day with games, entertainment and screening of Million Dollar Arm. 4-8 p.m. on the Continental Bridge, 109 Continental Ave. For more information call 214-671-9500 or visit Dallascontinentalbridge.com.

• July 3: LGBTQ Saves 4th of July with Friends
Gathering for area LGBT youth at 7 p.m. at First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1959 Sandy Lane, Fort Worth. For more information visit LGBTQSaves.org.

• July 4: DFW Trans Ladies Monthly Meeting
Meets from 7:00–8:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month at Agape MCC,
4615 E. California Parkway, Fort Worth. For more information e-mail info@dfwtgladies.org or visit DFWTGLadies.org.

• July 6-31: Youth First “Creative Works Summer Program”
Free activities for LGBT youth ages 14-22
at Youth First, 3918 Harry Hines Blvd.
Art Camp runs 12-5 p.m. July 6-10 Theater Camp runs 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 13-17, 20-24. Leadership Camp runs 1–4 p.m. Jul 27-31. RSVP at 214-879-0400 or youth@myresourcecenter.org

• July 7: DFW Transcendence Trans/SOFFA Meeting
Trans and ally support group meets monthly on first and third Tuesdays from 7–9 p.m. at Agape MCC, 4615 East California Parkway, Fort Worth. For more information call Finn Jones at 214-499-0378 or by e-mail at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• July 16: Urban Engagement Book Club: Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
CitySquare’s monthly Urban Engagement Book Club explores various social justice issues with writer Randy Mayeux and local social justice leaders. Free. Noon of every third Thursday at the Opportunity Center,
1610 S. Malcolm X Blvd. For more information visit CitySquare.org.

• July 17: HRC DFW Federal Club Mixer
Light appetizers. 6-8 p.m. at Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect Ave.

• July 17-19: Courage and Authenticity in the LGBT Community Workshop
Led by Kristina Tutt, LMSW, CDWF, and based on the research of Brené Brown, the workshop explores vulnerability, self-compassion, empathy, and authenticity.
$425 per person. Sliding scale prices available. For more information and to register visit Inspirationaloutcomes.com.

• July 18: Gaybingo: Salute the Troops
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place 6–9 p.m. at Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information call 214-540-4495 or e-mail Gaybingo@myresourcecenter.org.

• July 21: DFW Transcendence Trans/SOFFA Meeting
Trans and ally support group meets monthly on first and third Tuesdays from 7–9 p.m. at Agape MCC, 4615 East California Parkway, Fort Worth. For more information call Finn Jones at 214-499-0378 or by e-mail at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• July 31–August 1: Seventh Annual Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit
Summit addressing transgender issues in higher education with keynote speakers, workshops and panels. 8:30 a.m., July 31–5 p.m., Aug. 1 at University of Texas at Dallas, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson. Register online at Tinyurl.com/utdts. For more information contact Josephine Tittsworth at josephine@txtns.org.

AUGUST
• Aug. 1-14: Youth First Youth Reception Art Show
Meet the artists from 6-8 p.m. on August 5 at Illume Gallerie, 4123 Cedar Springs Road.

• August 1: DFW Trans Ladies Monthly Meeting
Meets from 7:00–8:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month at Agape MCC, 4615 E. California Parkway, Fort Worth. For more information e-mail info@dfwtgladies.org or visit DFWTGLadies.org.

• August 4: DFW Transcendence Trans/SOFFA Meeting
Trans and ally support group meets monthly on first and third Tuesdays from 7–9 p.m. at Agape MCC, 4615 East California Parkway, Fort Worth. For more information call Finn Jones at 214-499-0378 or by e-mail at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

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Legacy Counseling Center hosts its annual Be An Angel fundraiser featuring a three-course dinner paired with wine and cocktails, with entertainment by jazz crooner Vince Martinez, on Saturday, June 27, from 7-11 p.m. at 7 for Parties, 150 Turtle Creek Blvd. Ste. 107. Tickets are $100 and include dinner and drinks. Live auction items include a dream vacation to Destin, Fla., a fajita dinner for 50 and a celebrity chef dinner party. Silent auction items include dining, travel, art and entertainment items. Since its inception, Be An Angel has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Legacy, providing much needed support for the agency that provides mental health care, substance abuse treatment and special care housing facilities for HIV-positive and AIDS-challenged persons living in North Texas. For more information or to purchase tickets visit Legacycares.org.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition June 26, 2015.

 

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