Gay Agenda • 08-04-17

Posted on 04 Aug 2017 at 7:20am

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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. This week’s guests are trans activists Leslie McMurray and Katie Sprinkle; 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 2:30–4:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 4105 Junius St. For more info, email pegasussquares@gmail.com; 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.; Leadership Lambda Toastmasters practices and develops speaking and leadership skills from 6:30–8 p.m. on Tuesdays at First Unitarian Church, third floor of the Hallman Building, 4012 St. Andrews.; Gray Pride support group from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. followed by mixer every Monday at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road; Lambda AA meets at 7 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. and has a men’s meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and meets at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday at 1575 W. Mockingbird Lane #625. Call 214-267-0222 for details; DVtv in Spayse, news and entertainment discussion live streaming every Friday, 4–5 p.m., on the Spayse Station YouTube channel.

AUGUST
• Aug. 6: An Afternoon of Disco Delight
Nia Courtland, Bianca Davenport Starr and others present songs of the ’70s and ’80s to benefit Tuckers Gift, AIDS Walk South Dallas and Coalition for Aging LGBT. Food at 4 p.m. Show at 5 p.m. Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St.

• Aug. 7, 9: DIVA New Member Clinic
Dallas Independent Volleyball Association new member clinic for those interested in playing volleyball or joining the league. Everyone who joins our league will be drafted onto a team. Advance sign up required to attend at DIVADallas.org. From 6:30-9 p.m. at K.B. Polk Recreation Center, 6801 Roper St.

• Aug. 9: Brewing Up Business
The North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce hosts “Brewing Up Business” at Zephyr Café and Bakery, 4001 Cedar Springs Road, from 8:30-9:30 a.m.  For information call 214-821-4528.

• Aug. 10: Rally for Removal: Dismantling a Racist Society
The 60 foot tall Confederate War Memorial that lies in downtown Dallas is a stark reminder of a past that is bloody, cruel, and dark. Rally to ask the city to remove this monument to racism from 3-4 p.m. in the cemetery next to Dallas City Hall on Marilla Street.

• Aug. 10: Business Connections Mixer
The North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce hosts its Business Connections Mixer at Sushi Zushi, 3636 McKinney Ave., from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For information call 214-821-4528.

• Aug. 11: DFW Pride Happy Hour
Everyone is welcome to join at this self-styled “cocktail den”. From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Cedars Social, 1326 S Lamar St.

• Aug. 11: Square dancing demo
LGBT square dancing group Pegasus Squares presents a demo/introduction from 7:30–8:30 p.m. at Round-Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road. For more info, email pegasussquares@gmail.com.

• Aug. 11: Equality Texas Dallas Summer Mixer
Julian Castro and Evan Wolfson are scheduled guests from 6-8 p.m. at IQ Haus, 1107 Dragon St. Tickets at EventBrite.com.

• Aug. 11: Sing for Dignity
The Turtle Creek Chorale and guests perform a 24-hour sing-a-long marathon beginning at 6 p.m. at Interfaith Peace Chapel, 5910 Cedar Springs Road.

• Aug. 12: Landmark Dinner
Lambda Legal’s annual dinner, 6-10 p.m. at The Adolphus Hotel, 1321 Commerce St. in Dallas. Individual tickets are $250; sponsorships are available, starting at $1,500. For information email Carla McKinzie at cmckinzie@lambdalegal.org or call 214-219-8585.

• Aug. 12: Let’s Go Rollerskating
Rainbow Roundup goes rollerskating. Don’t worry if your child can’t skate, skate trainers are available for rent. From 3-5 p.m. at Fort Worth Rollerland West, 7325 Calmont Ave, Fort Worth. Skate fee is $7.50 per person.

• Aug. 12: Stigma-Free Workshop
Team Friendly DFW and Resource Center team up to bring the first Stigma-Free Community Workshops to Dallas, designed to foster a safe community environment where we can sit and discuss the topic of HIV in a Stigma Free space hosted by Nelson-Tebedo Clinic from
10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road. Free. Ticket information at EventBrite.com.

• Aug. 13: Top Dog Fashion Show
Entry fee is $25 and admission $5 all benefiting LifeWalk/Tucker’s Gift from 6-9 p.m. at The Rose Room, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. TopDog.TuckersGift.org.

• Aug. 14-16: DIVA New Member Clinic
Dallas Independent Volleyball Association new member clinic for interested in playing volleyball or joining the league. Everyone who joins our league will be drafted onto a team. Advance sign up required to attend at DIVADallas.org. From 6:30-9 p.m. at K.B. Polk Recreation Center, 6801 Roper St.

• Aug 15: Get Centered
Behind the scenes tour of the Resource Center led by CEO Cece Cox from 11 a.m.-noon at 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Aug. 16: GALA ally training
Wondering how to be an ally to the LGBT community at work, school or place of worship? The GALA Ally Committee is offering a free two-hour training from 6-8 p.m. at Keller Williams Frisco, 4783 Preston Road, Suite 100, Frisco. RSVP to ashlee.howard@att.net.

• Aug. 17: Gray Pride
Monthly mixer from 5:30-7 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Aug. 18: Federal Club Mixer
The DFW HRC Federal Club holds it August mixer at Wheelhouse, 1617 Hi-Line Drive, Ste. 390, 6-8 p.m. Admission is free, but guests are asked to pre-register online at fcaugustmixer2017.eventbrite.com.

• Aug. 19: Hoot N’ Holler 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.

• Aug. 19: Car wash
Team ASD LifeWalk washes cars, trucks and SUVs to raise money for LifeWalk from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at BJs NXS, 3215 N. Fitzhugh Ave.

• Aug. 19: GALA ally training
Wondering how to be an ally to the LGBT community at work, school or place of worship? The GALA Ally Committee is offering a free two-hour training from 9–11 a.m. at Celebrity Café & Bakery, West Plano, 4709 West Parker Road Suite 450, Plano. RSVP to ashlee.howard@att.net.

• Aug. 19: Dishing It Out
Paul J. Williams presents his one-man show Dishing It Out at 7 p.m. at Henderson Civic Theater, 122 E. Main, Henderson. $15.

• Aug. 20: Pegasus Squares open house
LGBT square dancing group Pegasus Squares holds a free open house from 2:30–4:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 4105 Junius St. Meet us, watch and try it, and discover if square dancing is for you. For more info, email pegasussquares@gmail.com.

• Aug. 24: HRC Kick-off to Pride
Human Rights Campaign Dallas/Fort Worth kicks of Dallas Pride season with a gathering from 6:30-8 p.m. at The Round-Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road, to sign up volunteers for the Festival in Reverchon Park and the Dallas Pride parade. For information email volunteers@hrcdfw.org.

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“An Afternoon of Disco Delight,” featuring Nia Courtland, above left, Bianca Davenport Starr, above right, and more, is set for Sunday afternoon at Sue Ellen’s to raise money for Tucker’s Gift, AIDS Walk South Dallas and the Coalition for Aging LGBT. See listings for details.

 

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 4 2017.

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