The Gay Agenda • 05.20.16

Posted on 20 May 2016 at 7:55am

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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 with this week’s guest is Stonewall President Jay Narey; 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.

MAY
• Through 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.

• May 20: Mental health awareness forum
The Dallas Public Library and National Alliance on Mental Illness Dallas partner to promote mental health awareness in May. District Attorney Susan Hawk speaks. From 9-11 a.m. in the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library Auditorium, 1515 Young St.

• May 20: Dallas-area Intercollegiate LGBTQ Happy Hour
Texas Exes, SMU and TCU diversity groups host a happy hour to increase professional and social contacts between groups and individuals and support schools’ LGBTQ students, faculty and alumni.. 5-7 p.m. at Sushi Zushi West Village, 3636 McKinney Ave. Ste. 150. For more information e-mail Paul von Wupperfeld at pavw@ti.com.

• May 20: Federal Club May mixer
Valet available for $6. Light appetizers. From 6-8 p.m. at Campisi’s, 1520 Elm St. Suite 111.

• May 21: Gay for Good
DFW Gay for Good will clean tombstones at the National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day remembrance service. From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway.

• 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 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• May 21: The USO Show
The United Court of The Lone Star Empire hosts a show paying tribute to all our veterans and active duty military personnel benefiting AIDS Interfaith Network. Cocktails at 6:30 p.m. Showtime at 7:30 p.m. The Hidden Door, 5025 Bowser Ave.

• May 22: Harvey Milk Day

• May 23: Stonewall 20th anniversary reception
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas celebrates its 20th anniversary with a reception and fundraiser. Former state Rep. Glen Maxey is the guest speaker. from 7-9 p.m. in the  Assembly Room, Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road. $50. Tickets at stonewalldemocratsofdallas.org/donate. Write “20th” in the comments box.

• May 28: Turtle Creek monthly clean up
Join Turtle Creek Association’s monthly clean-up of the shores of Turtle Creek. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Beasley steps at Hall Street and the Katy Trail. clarke@turtlecreekassociation.org.

JUNE
• June 3: Metroball
Debbie Gibson and Tiffany headline Metroball, the annual fundraiser for the Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund. Chris Chism also performs. Silent auction. Raffle. 7 p.m.-closing at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 4: El Paso PrideFest
EPSCP.org/pridefest.html

• June 9-11: Turtle Creek Chorale presents Heartstrings
Love and marriage comes to the stage at 7:30 p.m. at City Performance Hall, 2025 Flora St. $20-55. TurtleCreekChorale.com.

• June 10: Calcutta Auction
Comedian Dana Goldberg is the auctioneer for auction items and caddy packages for Saturday’s Fairway to Equality golf tournament. 6:30 p.m. at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St.

• June 11: Jackie K. Jones Memorial Ride
AIDS Services of Dallas holds the second Jackie K. Jones Memorial Ride, which raises money to help build and maintain Jackie’s Garden as ASD’s Revlon Courtyard, 720 N. Lancaster. Donations and volunteers are welcome. Sign up begins at 9 a.m. at the Revlon building, and the 40-mile ride begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information or to make a donation, visit JKJMR.bike.

• June 11: Longview Pride

• June 11: Fairway to Equality
The 21st annual HRC Fairway to Equality golf weekend. 1:30 p.m. at Buffalo Creek Golf Course, 624 Country Club Drive, Rockwall.

• June 11: LGBT Day at Bahama Beach
LGBT Day at the city’s water park off South Hampton Road. Bahama Beach, 1895 Campfire Circle. $9. Evening movie at the water park. $5.

• June 15: Spirit of Equality Award and Mayor’s proclamation
Mayor Mike Rawlings issues his Gay Pride Month proclamation. The Mayor’s LGBT Task Force presents its Spirit of Equality Award and CAPE serves cake and punch. Noon in the Flag Room, Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St.

• June 18: Beach Blanket 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.

• June 18: Turtle Creek monthly clean up
Join Turtle Creek Association’s monthly clean-up of the shores of Turtle Creek. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Beasley steps at Hall Street and the Katy Trail. clarke@turtlecreekassociation.org.

• June 18: Juneteenth Unity Festival
Dallas Southern Pride and Abounding Prosperity present a Juneteenth celebration from 3 p.m.-midnight at Bungalow Beach Club, 3221 Ross Ave.

• June 19: Men Having Babies
The first Men Having Babies South Surrogacy Seminar and Gay Parenting Expo features community resources and 20 U.S. and Canadian service providers, as well as information about financial assistance for prospective gay parents. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. at the Wyndham Dallas Suites–Park Central, 7800 Alpha Road.

• June 23: Black Tie Sneak Peak Party
Black Tie Dinner announces some of its speakers and entertainment at Park Place Motors, 6113 Lemmon Ave.

• 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

• June 25: Rainbow Family Day
Sponsored by the Mayor’s LGBT Task Force. From 4-7 p.m. at Resource Center,
5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 25: Queerbomb Dallas 2016
Free Pride celebration begins with music festival followed by a march and a party. Noon-2 a.m. at RBC, 2617 Commerce St.
For more information and to volunteer visit On.fb.me/1Pf81HZ.

• June 26: Marriage Equality Day
Celebrate the day that love and freedom won. From 4-6 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road.

JULY
• July 2: San Antonio Pride
Crockett Park, 1300 N. Main Ave., San Antonio. PrideSanAntonio.org

• July 16: Quinceanera 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.

• July 23: Turtle Creek monthly clean up
Join Turtle Creek Association’s monthly clean-up of the shores of Turtle Creek. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Beasley steps at Hall Street and the Katy Trail. clarke@turtlecreekassociation.org.

• July 23: Summit on LGBT Aging
Second annual summit is a joint venture with GALA North Texas. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Southern Methodist University Plano Campus, 5326 Tennyson Parkway, Plano.

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Dallas Voice Publisher Leo Cusimano this week presented a check for $2,521 to the Leadership, Education and Advocacy Program (LEAP), the scholarship program of the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce. Candy Marcum accepted the check on behalf of LEAP. The money represented a portion of the proceeds from Dallas Voice’s recent Wedding Expo and Party.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition May 20, 2016.

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