The Gay Agenda • 11-20-15

Posted on 20 Nov 2015 at 7:30am


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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. 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. 20: HRC DFW Federal Club November Mixer
6-8 p.m. at Round-Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road.

• 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

• Nov. 21: Gaybingo: Ho Hoe Ho
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center from 6-9 p.m. at Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, call 214-540-4458 or email

• Nov. 21: An Evening of Laughter with Leslie Jordan
Out comedian and actor Leslie Jordan helps ring in the holidays with a benefit for Legacy Counseling Center and Founders Cottage from 8-10 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre, 925 Main St. Tickets start at $50. Sponsorships and VIP tickets include a private cocktail reception with the star Jordan, premium seating at the show and an exclusive after party. Seats are limited. For tickets and more information visit

• Nov. 22: Trinity MCC’s All Family Thanksgiving Potluck
Pre-Thanksgiving celebration and potluck meal with option to attend worship service. Potluck dishes encouraged but not required. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Trinity Metropolitan Community Church, 933 E. Avenue J, Grand Prairie.

• Nov. 22: Equality Texas Presents Family Feast 2015
Equality Texas hosts family potluck dinner from noon-4:30 p.m. at Ironwood Hall 505 E. 7th St., Austin. 25 percent of proceeds benefit Equality Texas. Minimum of $10 donation and two potluck items guarantee entry. To RSVP and for more information visit

• Nov. 24: GALA Give Back Night at Durkin
Family-friendly happy hour meets every fourth Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Durkin Pizza, 8930 State Highway 121, McKinney. Ten percent of proceeds benefit GALA.

• Nov. 26: The Group
Support group for black men who have sex with men living with HIV meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month from
7-9 p.m. at a private location. For more information call 214-455-7316.

• Nov. 27: CinéWilde Presents La Cage Aux Folles
Doors open at 6 p.m. with community potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. and movie at 8 p.m. at Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson. Includes English subtitles. Benefit for Home for the Holidays. Donations encouraged. For tickets visit


Resounding Harmony Presents “Hope Will Rise” Concert


Resounding Harmony, the region’s only philanthropic chorus, hosts its fall benefit concert and intimate needs drive for The Family Place, a family violence awareness group. For details, see the Gay Agenda listing.

Donation Drive list

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 or pick up can be arranged at Caven Enterprises. 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.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition November 20, 2015.

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