The Gay Agenda • 11-13-15

Posted on 13 Nov 2015 at 7:40am


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• 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

• Nov. 13: 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 Two Corks and a Bottle at the Quadrangle, 2800 Routh St. For more information e-mail
Paul von Wupperfeld at

• Nov. 13: Team Friendly DFW Launch Party
Celebrate the launch of and learn more about new group fighting stigma surrounding HIV from 5-7 p.m. at Cedar Springs Tap House, 4123 Cedar Springs Rd. For more information visit

• Nov. 14: TBRU Registration Opens
Registration opens at noon for annual Texas River Bear Round Up. To register and for more information visit

• Nov. 14: TCGPWA Holiday Prize Bingo
Enjoy bingo, drinks and do some holiday shopping at 6 p.m. at Trinity Metropolitan Community Church, 933 E. Avenue J, Grand Prairie. $20 buys two bingo cards for 15 rounds of bingo. Proceeds benefit Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association. For more information visit

• Nov. 14: Black Tie Dinner: Ignite the Night
The 33rd annual dinner benefitting Human Rights Campaign and local organizations features Well Strung, Ty Herndon, Berry Who and Dana Goldberg. Honorees include Jim Obergefell, John Arthur and The Trevor Project. Legacy Counseling Center’s Melissa Groves receives the Raymond Kuchling Award. Dallas Sheraton Hotel, 400 N. Olive St. For more information visit

• Nov 15: Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association Meeting
Tarrant County Pride’s monthly meeting at 3 p.m. at the Barron House at Celebration Community Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.

• Nov 15: Transgender Day of Remembrance Service at CoH
Service from 6:30-8 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Rd.

• Nov. 17: Toast to Life
Take a sneak peek of what’s to come at the Mad Hatter’s Ball from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Villa O, 4514 Travis St. Ste. 132.

• Nov. 17: Dallas County Stonewall Democrats Meeting
LGBT Democratic group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at Ojeda’s Restaurant, 4617 Maple Ave. For more information call 214-506-3367 or e-mail

• Nov. 17: JEWEL Lesbian Fiction Book Club
Monthly book club discussion meets every third Tuesday of the month from 7–9 p.m. at ilume, 4123 Cedar Springs Rd. Open to all women. Free. For more information e-mail

• Nov. 17: DFW Transcendence Trans/SOFFA Meeting
Trans and ally support group meets monthly on first and third Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m. at Agape MCC, 4615 East California Parkway, Fort Worth. For more information contact Finn Jones by phone at 214-499-0378 or by email at

• Nov. 19: Gray Pride Coalition for LGBT Aging Survey Results
Coalition for Aging LGBT’s chair and commissioner Cannon Flowers and coalition representatives presents present their survey findings. New Gray Pride advisory council members will also be in attendance. Every third Thursday of the month. Free. 6-8 p.m.
at Resource Center, 2701 Reagan St. For more information call 214-528-0144 or e-mail

• Nov. 19: Urban Engagement Book Club: Border Insecurity: Why Big Money, Fences, and Drones Aren’t Making Us Safer by Sylvia Longmire
CitySquare’s monthly Urban Engagement Book Club explores various social justice issues with writer Randy Mayeux and local social justice leaders. Free. Noon of every third Thursday at the Opportunity Center,
1610 S. Malcolm X Blvd. For more information visit

• Nov. 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance
Events include memorial at Legacy of Love monument at the intersection of Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs from 6-8 p.m. Memorial service at 7 p.m. at Brite Divinity School, 2925 Princeton St., Fort Worth.

• Nov. 21: “Let Talk About It”: Answering Parents Questions
Question and answer session for parents hosted by Alexandria’s Hope Advocacy Center hosted by Hebrew Woods with guest speaker Carter Brown. 1-5 p.m. at Resource Center, 2701 Reagan St. For more information call or e-mail 469-850-2411 or

• Nov. 21: Resounding Harmony Presents “Hope Will Rise” Concert
Fall concert for family violence awareness group at 7 p.m. at City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. Benefits The Family Place. For tickets and more information visit

Real Live Connection Clothing, Food and Toiletry Drive

From now through Nov. 20, Real Live Connection in coordination with various venues hosts clothing, canned good and toiletry drives for LGBT and allied youth ages 13-19. Donations will be distributed at Gobble ’til ya Wobble: A Real Thanksgiving Dinner and Celebration With Others, 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 at the Cosmopolitan Congregation of Dallas, 1812 N. Haskell Ave., Ste. 100.
Donation drop locations include:

Cosmopolitan Congregation of Dallas, 1812 N. Haskell Ave., Ste. 100
Round-Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road
Oak Lawn Library, 4100 Cedar Springs Road
Thairrific, 4000 Cedar Springs Road, Ste. E
UPS, 3824 Cedar Springs Road.
For more information contact

AIDS Arms Holiday Toy and Food Drive
From now through Dec. 10, AIDS Arms is collecting non-perishable food and unwrapped toys for families and for children ages 1-17 years.
Drop off donations at
AIDS Arms, 351 W. Jefferson Blvd. Ste. 300. For more
information call or e-mail Neacy Turner at
214-521-5191 ext. 3336 or

Family Place Critical Needs Drive
The Family Place hosts a toiletry, grocery bag, office supply and more drive for its Safe Campus residents. Donations will be taken at the Resounding Harmony concert on Saturday, Nov. 21, other drop locations include:
United Methodist Church of Preston Hollow, 6315 Walnut Hill Lane, Oak Lawn
United Methodist Church, 3014 Oak Lawn Ave.
The office of Gretchen F. Toler, M.D., 5477 Glen Lakes Dr., Ste. 150
Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 700 E. Ovilla Road, Glenn Heights
Mockingbird Swim & Total Fitness, 6465 E. Mockingbird Lane, Ste. 500
Greenland Hills United Methodist Church,5835 Penrose Ave. For more information call 817-913-9978.


Gray Pride Coalition for LGBT Aging Survey Results


Resource Center’s Gray Pride hosts the Coalition for Aging LGBTs Chairman Cannon Flowers, pictured left, who will present the findings of the coalition’s recent survey. New Gray Pride advisory council members will also attend

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition November 13, 2015.


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