The Gay Agenda • 04-01-16

Posted on 01 Apr 2016 at 7:45am

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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.

• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with this week’s guest is Jennifer Maddox from Jonathan’s Place; 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 but 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.

APRIL
• April 1: Compassion Fatigue Symposium
EduCare presents the fifth annual Compassion Fatigue Symposium sponsored by organizations including Lambda Legal and AIDS Arms from 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, 9200 Inwood Road. $30 early bird registration. $35 after March 1. Registration closes March 29.

• April 2: Gay and Lesbian Fund for Dallas Project Ruffway Benefit
Gay and Lesbian Fund for Dallas benefiting the SPCA of Texas includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a DJ spinning the latest music, a silent auction, and a fashion show with models and their dogs wearing the Spring 2016 line. 7-10 p.m. at the Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center in Dallas, 2400 Lone Star Drive.  For tickets and more information visit SPCA.org/GLFD.

• April 2: HRC DFW Federal Club Spring 2016 Luncheon
10:30 a.m.-12:30p.m. at the Tower Club in Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm St. 48th Floor. Reserved for 200. For tickets and more information visit Eventbrite.com/e/21893130944.

• April 5: Woman to Woman 2016 Luncheon
Benefit for Jewish Family Service with guest speaker Goldie Hawn at Hyatt Regency Dallas, 300 Reunion Blvd. For more information call 972-437-9950 ext. 259
or visit JFSdallas.org/woman.

• April 7-8: Trans/gendering the Academy: Building LGBTQ Coalitions for Change Summit
Event at University of North Texas in Denton features guest speaker Finn Enke on Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in ART 223 followed by a video festival and panel discussion on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the University Union, room 332. For more information visit Bit.ly/1RG3Jxe.

• April 7: BTD Beneficiary Announcement Party
Black Tie Dinner announces its beneficiaries at 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Marquis on Magnolia,  1227 W. Magnolia St., Fort Worth.

• April 9: Pups and Pints Benefit for Paws in the City
Benefit for adoption and animal welfare group from 3-6 p.m. at Deep Ellum Brewing Company, 2823 St. Louis St. $20 per person gets you a pint glass and 3 beer tickets.

• April 9: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence benefits the Dallas County Sexual Assault Coalition from 9 a.m.-noon beginning and ending on the Continental Pedestrian Bridge.

• April 9-May 30: Scarborough Renaissance Festival
Scarborough Faire features 200 quaint shoppes, food and grog from around the world, swordplay, comedy, birds of prey, magic and more. Weekends from 10 a.m.-
7 p.m. at Scarborough Village, 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie.

• April 9: No Tie Dinner
Progressive dinners at private homes end at the Frontiers of Flight Museum and benefits AIDS Services Dallas. Tickets at NoTieDinner.org.

• April 10: Oak Cliff Earth Day
Booths, exhibits, demonstrations. Free. Noon to 5 p.m. in Lake Cliff Park in the Demonstration Rose Garden, Colorado and Zang boulevards. The Oak Cliff Street car is free and runs every 30 minutes from Union Station to Lake Cliff Park.

• April 15: North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce Celebration of Excellence
Eleventh annual event honors awards in business excellence and to legislative champions at Renaissance Dallas Hotel,
2222 N. Stemmons Fwy.

• April 16: 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 Bscott@myresourcecenter.org.

• April 16: Oak Lawn Band presents ‘Storytellers’
Music from movies, theater, children’s folk tales and more. 3 p.m. at Oak Lawn United Methodist Church, 3014 Oak Lawn Ave.

• April 17: TCGPWA general meeting
Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association holds a general meeting at 3 p.m. at Barron House, 516 College Ave, Fort Worth.

• April 22: FashionCited turns 10
Designers Jonathan Aparicio, Petit Atelier,
Edo Popken of Switzerland, Mario Alberto and others showcase their collections on celebrity models benefiting Legal Hospice of Texas. From 8-11 p.m. at Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave.

• April 25-May 1: National Black Transmen ConferenceFifth annual National Black Trans
Advocacy Conference and awards gala. The Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum, 14901 Dallas Parkway.

• April 22: 10th Annual FashionCITED Show
Annual fashion show and fundraiser for Legal Hospice of Texas. 8 p.m. at Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave., Dallas.
For additional information e-mail Kamesha Gibson at kamesha@legalhospice.org For tickets and more information visit Bit.ly/1DGAphZ.

MAY
• May 1: A Privileged Encounter: My Unique Experience with President Bill Clinton, 1987-2000.
Congregation Beth El Binah welcomes Rabbi Gene Levy of Little Rock who discusses his new book at 7:30 p.m. at Northaven United Methodist Church, 11211 Preston Road.

• May 6-8: The Grace Project
The world’s largest conference for women living with HIV takes place at a hotel in the Coit/LBJ area. For more information contact Angela Huddy at Legacy Counseling Center at angela@legacycounseling.org or 214-520-6308 ext. 384. Information at legacygraceproject.org.

• May 13-14: Contemporary Relationships Conference
Learn and discuss ways to strengthen LGBTQ dating, relationships, and parenting with over 30 international and national speakers from
8 a.m.-5:15 p.m. on May 14. Pre-conference institutes take place May 13. Both events are held at St. David’s Bethell Hall, 301 E. 8th St., Austin. For more information and to register visit Bit.ly/1tZKykeor e-mail info@contemporaryrelationships.com.

• May 14: TAG’S Annual Ball
“007: A Night With Bond,” Tyler Area Gays’ 2016 Annual Ball, features casino tables, cash bar, live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and more. Tickets are $40 in advance, $45 at the bar; student tickets are $35. For tickets and more information visit TylerAreaGays.com. For information email info@TylerAreaGays.com or call 903-312-2081. 6 p.m.-midnight, at Holiday Inn Tyler South Broadway, 5701 S. Broadway Ave.

• May 14: MetroBall Winstar Casino Party Bus Trip
Buses leave Sue Ellen’s parking lot at 8:30 a.m. and Collin Creek Mall at 9 a.m. Arrive Winstar Casino at 10:30 a.m. and depart Winstar at 2 p.m. Arrive Plano at 4 p.m. and Dallas at 4:30 p.m. $75 for one person, $125 for two and $150 for three. Proceedas benefit the Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund and MetroBall. Tickets at MetroBallExpress.BrownPaperTickets.com

• May 21: AIDS Outreach Center Evening of Hope Benefit Gala
Benefits AOC’s services and programs. Cocktails at 6:30 p.m. Dinner at 7:30 p.m. at Worthington Hotel, 200 Main St., Fort Worth. For tickets and more information call
817-916-5224.

• May 21: Orange is the New Bingo
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 Bscott@myresourcecenter.org.

• May 21: Public grand opening LGBT Community Center
Resource Center holds an open house at its new building from 10 a.m.-noon at Cedar Springs and Inwood roads.

JUNE
• June 3: Metroball
Debbie Gibson and Tiffany headline Metroball, the annual fundraiser for the Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund. S4,
3911 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 11: Longview Pride

• June 18: Beach Blanket Bingo
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 Bscott@myresourcecenter.org.

• June 24: Gay Pride Shabbat
Congregation Beth El Binah, a Reform Jewish congregation, celebrates the ancient biblical holiday Gay Pride Shabbat. 7:30 p.m. Northaven United Methodist Church,
11211 Northaven St.

• June 25: Houston Pride Festival and Parade

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April 7-8: Trans/gendering the Academy: Building LGBTQ Coalitions for Change Summit

 

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University of North Texas in Denton hosts a two-day event featuring guest speaker Finn Enke of the University of Wisconsin on Thursday and a video festival and panel discussion on Friday at various locations on the UNT campus. For more information visit Bit.ly/1RG3Jxe.

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

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