The Gay Agenda • 01-01-16

Posted on 01 Jan 2016 at 3:25pm

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

JANUARY
• 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 at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at 3116 Commerce St., 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. For more information call or e-mail Ruben Ramirez at 214-540-4500 or rramirez@myresourcecenter.org.

• Jan. 2: DFW Trans Ladies Monthly Meeting
Meets from 7-8:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month at Agape MCC, 4615 E. California Parkway, Fort Worth.
For more information email info@dfwtgladies.org or visit DFWTGLadies.org.

• Jan. 5: DFW Transcendence Trans/SOFFA Meeting
Trans and ally support group meets monthly on first and third Tuesdays from 7–9 p.m. at Barron House Counseling Center, 516 College Ave., Fort Worth. For more information, contact Finn Jones by phoneat 214-499-0378 or by email at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• Jan. 5: Dallas Episcopalians for Unity meeting
The first meeting of the group Unity will layout and determine long term goals and address immediate organizational needs. The new Dallas Bishop has banned same-sex weddings in Dallas churches. 6-9 p.m. at Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 14115 Hillcrest Road.

• Jan. 7: Trans Pride Initiative Community Meeting
Open to the public. 6:30 p.m. at Brazos Room, Center for Community Cooperation, 2900 Live Oak Street. For more information e-mail Nell Gaither at nell@tpride.org.

• Jan. 8: High Tech Happy Hour
Texas Instruments Pride, the LGBT and ally diversity group, hosts its monthly High Tech Happy Hour to increase professional and social contacts between groups and individuals and to foster community. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Sushi Zushi – West Village, 3636 McKinney Ave., Ste. 150. For more information e-mail Paul von Wupperfeld at pavw@ti.com.

• Jan 12: Survivors Offering Support
Support group meeting for survivors of violent attacks meets every second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Resource Center, 2701 Reagan.

• Jan. 12: Tarrant County Stonewall Democrats
LGBT Democratic group meets at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at Tommy’s Hamburgers, 2455 Forest Park Blvd., Fort Worth. For more information e-mail Info@tarrantstonewall.org.

• Jan. 14: Fort Worth Transgender Resource Group
Support and resource group meets every second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Barron House, 516 College Ave., Fort Worth. Use side door. For more information visit FortWorth-transgender.org/home/index.php.

• Jan. 14: The Group
Support group for black men who have sex with men living with HIV meets from 7-9 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month at a private location. For more information call 214-455-7316.

• Jan. 15: Little Black Dress preview party
Designers for the 10th annual Fashion CITED show are having an LBD competition to see whose dress is best. Complimentary valet, food and drinks. Benefits Legal Hospice of Texas. 6:30-9 p.m. at Park Place Volvo,
3515 Inwood Road.

• Jan. 17: The Wedding Workshop
The Same-Sex Marriage 101 and Creating a Budget 102 workshops run by wedding industry experts will ensure your wedding is a success. 9-11 a.m. at Renaissance Dallas Hotel, 2222 Stemmons Fwy. Sponsored by
Dallas Voice. To register and for more information visit TheWeddingPartyExpo.com.

• Jan. 17: The Wedding Party and Expo: A LGBT Community Event
The largest wedding expo in Texas includes exhibitors, entertainment, free cake and more. 1-5 p.m. at Renaissance Dallas Hotel, 2222 Stemmons Fwy. Sponsored by Dallas Voice. Admission and parking are free with registration. To register and for more information visit TheWeddingPartyExpo.com.

 

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Chuck Gary and David Downing offer a free self defense training lesson Jan. 17 at the Round-Up Saloon. Check Gay Agenda listings for details.

• Jan. 17: Self-defense workshop
A free self defense training lesson will be taught by Chuck Gary and David Downing and is open to the community. Learn skills that can help you to survive a confrontation and keep yourself safe. Noon at the
Round-Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road.

• Jan. 19: DFW Transcendence Trans/SOFFA Meeting
Trans and ally support group meets monthly on first and third Tuesdays from 7–9 p.m. at Barron House Counseling Center, 516 College Ave., Fort Worth. For more information, contact Finn Jones by phone at 214-499-0378 or by email at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• Jan. 22: Our Bodies Our Lives 2016
Reproductive rights continue under attack. Dale Hansen and Amy Vanderoef appear from 6-8 p.m. DJ Jonathan Graham spins for a dance party from 8-10 p.m. Seven for Parties, 150 Turtle Creek Blvd. RSVP on the group’s Facebook page.

• Jan. 28: The Group
Support group for black men who have sex with men living with HIV meets from 7-9 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month at a private location. For more information call 214-455-7316.

FEBRUARY
• Feb. 6: Dash for the Beads
Mardi Gras festival with 5K fun run, one mile walk, costume contest, beer garden with live music. 9:30 a.m. at Kidd Springs Park, 711 W. Canty St.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition January 1, 2016.

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