The Gay Agenda • 11-11-16

Posted on 11 Nov 2016 at 7:45am

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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 from the LGBT Aging Coalition; 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. 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: Jolene Decle exhibit
Artist Jolene Decle will be on hand painting live from 8-11 p.m. at Chocolate Secrets,
3926 Oak Lawn Ave. An exhibit of her work will remain on display through Thanksgiving from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-7 p.m. on Sunday.

• 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 documentaryGenSilent. 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. 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. 15: Resource Center grand reopening
Resource Center holds a grand reopening and dedication of it remodeled Reagan Street campus at 1 p.m. at 2701 Reagan St.

• 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.

• Transgender Day of Remembrance — Fort Worth
First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1959 Sandy Lane Road, hosts a Transgender Day of Remembrance event from 7-9 p.m.

• 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 Awareness

• Nov. 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance — Dallas
Black Trans Advocacy — Texas hosts a Transgender Day of Remembrance memorial event at Legacy of Love Monument, at the intersection of Oak Lawn Avenue and Cedar Springs Road, from 6-8 p.m.

• Nov. 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance — Cathedral of Hope
Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road, will honor Transgender Day of Remembrance at its 9 and 11 a.m. by commissioning the church’s newly-established Transgender Council, created to raise awareness of transgender spirituality and other issues, and by incorporating a litany of remembrance into the day’s worship services. The church will also sacred space in the Interfaith Peace Chapel throughout the day for those remembering transgender people lost to violence and illness.

• Nov. 20: Strong Sisters Support meeting
Support for Collin County women living with HIV. From 5-7 p.m. Meet at Starbucks at The Shops of Legacy, Plano. RSVP dianer_strongsisters@curentx.org.

• Nov. 22: LGBT Family & Friends Night
North Texas Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GALA) holds its monthly LGBT Family and Friends Night at Durkin’s Pizza, 8930 S.H. 121 (at Custer Road) in McKinney (in the Target Shopping Center), from 5-8 p.m. The family-friendly event includes networking, socializing, happy hour and pizza, and Michael Durkin donates 10 percent of sales to GALA Youth. LGBT Family and Friends Night is held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Durkin’s Pizza.

DECEMBER
• Dec. 1: World AIDS Day

• Dec. 1: World AIDS Day C.U.R.E. Awards
C.U.R.E. (Community Unity Respect Education) marks Worlds AIDS Day 2016 with an event at Noah’s Event Venue, 2251 N. Greenville Ave., in Richardson. James Lester, Marvin Green and Chris Bengston will receive C.U.R.E.’s 2016 Open Heart Award. Portions of the NAMES AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display. Auntjuan Wiley will be keynote speaker. For information email info@curentx.org.

• Dec. 1-3: The Laramie Project
The award-winning Lewisville High School Theatre Department presents three performances of The Laramie Project, the play by Moises Kaufman that revisits the 1998 anti-gay hate crime murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming and its aftermath. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. each night in the LHS Stuver Auditorium, 1098 W. Main St. in Lewisville. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for studets.

• Dec. 2: AIDS Arms 30th Anniversary celebration
AIDS Arms celebrates its 30th anniversary with a celebration including light appetizers and beverages at 6 p.m. and a program at 7:15 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope, 5901 Cedar Springs Road. RSVP to info@AIDSArms.org. For information call 214-521-5191.

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Resource Center holds a grand opening of its renovated Reagan Street campus at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15 with County Judge Clay Jenkins speaking. The hot meals program, food pantry and case management will all be housed in the facility that was acquired in 1990.

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

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