The Gay Agenda • 11-04-16

Posted on 04 Nov 2016 at 7:50am

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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 guest is Candy Marcum; 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.

NOVEMBER
• Nov. 4: Cedra Pharmacy Grand Opening
Cedra Pharmacy, a substance organic juicery and Vitae Med spa at 9669 North Central Expressway, holds the grand opening of its flagship location honoring The Family Place, from 4-7 p.m. For information email cedrapharmacy@buzzellco.com.

• Nov. 4 and 6: Turtle Creek Chorale Chamber Chorus
TCC 36-member Chamber Chorus presents Honor as a tribute to veterans at 7:30 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road on Friday and at 7:30 p.m. at St. Stephen Presbyterian Church, 2700 McPherson Ave., Fort Worth on Sunday. $25.

• Nov. 5: The Sands
AIDS Interfaith Network presents a retro nightclub experience with open bar, live music, dancing and hors d’oeuvres from
9 p.m.-midnight at 2616 Commerce Event Center, 2616 Commerce St. $75-5,000.

• Nov. 5: OOCCL fall workshop
Old Oak Cliff Conservation League presents Getting the Basics Right for your Neighborhood Organization to help get a new organization off the ground or strengthen an existing from from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Bishop Dunne library, 3900 Rugged Drive.

• Nov. 6: PurpleStride DFW
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 5K walk at 8 a.m. at the Deck Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway. PurpleStride.org/dfw

• Nov. 7: LifeWalk wrap up party
Celebrates the community superheroes that made the event a success from 6-9p.m. in the Coronado Ballroom (parking lot 4) at the Hilton Anatole, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway.

• Nov. 8: Election Day

• Nov. 8: HRCDFW election party
LGBT and allies election night party at 7 p.m. at PHDallas, 1300 W. Davis St.

• Nov. 8: Stonewall election party
Watch election returns at 7 p.m. at the Round-Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road.

• Nov. 8: Dallas County Democratic Party watch party 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, 300 Reunion Blvd.

• Nov. 9: Resource Center Open House
Resource Center holds an open house at its new facilities at 5750  Cedar Springs Road, with light bites and wine, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For information call 214-528-0144.

• Nov. 10: Black Tie Check Distribution Party
Black Tie Dinner check distribution party from 6-8 p.m. at the Venetian Room, Fairmont Hotel, 1717 N. Akard St.

• Nov. 10: Gray Pride
6 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Nov. 10: DIFFA/Dallas Wreath Collection 2016
DIFFA/Dallas hosts the 2016 Wreath Collection, the 21st annual event, at Fashion Industry Gallery, 1807 Ross Ave., at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and cocktail attire is requested. The event includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction of more than
80 one-of-a-kind wreaths.

• Nov. 10: Business Connections Mixer
Two Corks and a Bottle, 2800 Routh St., Ste. 140, hosts the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce’s Business Connections mixer beginning at 5:30 p.m. For information call 214-871- 9463.

• Nov. 11: High Tech Happy Hour
High Tech Happy Hour, a monthly happy hour social event organized for the community by the TI Pride Network, is held
at Mac’s Southside, 1701 Lamar St., from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For information call 214-567-0592.

• Nov. 11-13: Strength Conference for Men Living with HIV
AIDS Walk South Dallas presents a weekend of support, empowerment and education. Seminars, speakers, breakout sessions, build skills and leadership. Embassy Suites Dallas–Love Field, 3800 W. Northwest Highway.

• Nov 11-12: Bruce Wood Dance Project
BWDP presents S/Xat 8 p.m. at City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. Tickets
at BruceWoodDance.org.

• Nov. 12: LGBT Aging Summit, film screening
Councilwoman Ann Zadeh opens the Coalition for Aging LGBT’s first Tarrant County summit from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at UNT Health Science Center, Carl E. Everett Education and Administration Bldg, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth. At 3:30 p.m., the coalition teams with Q Cinema and the city of Fort Worth Human Relations Committee to host a screening of the documentary GenSilent. Admission is free.

• Nov. 12: Turtle Creek Cleanup
Turtle Creek Association will provide trash bags and pickers. Volunteers should wear no-slip shoes. From 9-10 a.m. Meet at the foot of Beasley Steps on Hall Street at the Katy Trail. RSVP for coffee and T-shirts 214-400-8546.

• Nov. 12: Leslie Jordan Uncensored
Leslie Jordan performs to benefit Legacy Counseling Center at 8 p.m. at Majestic Theater, 1925 Elm St. Tickets at LeslieJordanDallas.com.

• Nov. 10: Food Pantry Grand Opening
Resource Center celebrates the grand opening of its remodeled facilities at 2701 Reagan, which house the food pantry and more, from 1-2 p.m. The event includes a ribbon cutting, remarks from local dignitaries and guided tours of the facilities. For information call
214-528-0144.

• Nov. 15: Bridge Building Network
Panel discussion on awareness about the care needs of LGBTQ older adults and the movie GenSilent will be shown. 1.5 social work
CEUs available at 6 p.m. at The Senior Source, 3910 Harry Hines Blvd.

• Nov. 17: Dallas Holocaust Museum Upstander Series
The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance completes its 2016 Upstander Speaker Series with a presentation by Mike Kim, author of Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World’s Most Repressive Country, talking about his efforts in helping refugees escape North Korea. The event takes place at the Communities Foundation of Texas, 5500 Caruth Haven Lane, with a VIP reception at 5:30 p.m., and the event from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For information call 214-741-7500.

•Nov. 17: Dallas LGBT Bar Association
Transferring real estate outside a closing may involve gift tax, marital estate and other problems. Noon at the Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Ave.

• Nov. 17: GALA Ally Awards
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance of North Texas presents an evening to honor LGBT allies including Mayor Harry LaRosiliere and four city council members from 5:30-8 p.m. at Hilton Granite Park Prairie Fire Lounge,
5805 Granite Pkwy, Plano.

• Nov. 19: Parents of Trans Youth Workshop
Youth First, a program of Resource Center, hosts a workshop for parents and guardians of transgender and gender-non-conforming youth at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road. Topics include psychological aspects of gender identity led by Sabine Rakos, medical aspects of transition by Dr. Ximena Lopez, advocating for trans youth led by Lou Weaver with Equality Texas, and a panel discussion with parents of trans youth. The workshop will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and is exclusively for parents and guardians of trans youth. Admission is free and lunch is provided. RSVP at ParentsOfTransYouth.EventBrite.com.

• Nov. 19: Nutcracker 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.

• Nov. 20: Transgender Day of Rememberance

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ELECTION DAY

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Election Night watch parties are planned around the Metroplex for Tuesday night, Nov. 8, when we will hopefully watch history unfold with the election of the first woman president of the United States. Stonewall Democrats of Dallas are hosting a party at The Round-Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road, beginning at 7 p.m. See listings for other options. Pictured: Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, who is up for re-election this year, attended the 2012 Stonewall Election Night party.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition November 4, 2016.

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