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Posted on 09 Feb 2006 at 11:44pm

UNT diversity group sponsors evening with “‘Law & Order’ actor B.D. Wong

The University of North Texas’ Division of Equity and Diversity is sponsoring “An Evening with B.D. Wong” on Feb. 23, in advance of the school’s ninth annual Equity and Diversity Conference.

The event begins at 5 p.m. with a private dinner with Wong, an award-winning actor, author and gay rights activist, at the University Union’s Diamond Eagle Suite. Wong will then speak on “Change, Hope and Equality, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the University Union Lyceum.

After his speech, Wong will attend a private reception and book signing in the Diamond Suite, beginning at 7:45 p.m.

Tickets for the dinner, program and reception are $125, with tickets for the program and reception only available for $50. For information call Dan Emenheiser at 940-565-2456 or e-mail him at emenheiser@unt.edu.

Fitness Evolution chain schedules fitness fair at Centrum location

The Fitness Evolution health club in The Centrum building will hold a fitness fair on Feb. 15 at 6:30 to 9 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. It will include chiropractic screenings, chair massages, nutrition advice, sports safety, heart health and weight control information. Beauty and nutritional products will be distributed.

Fitness experts and diabetes and AIDS awareness specialists will be on hand.

Team Dallas calls local meeting on Gay Games in Chicago, Montreal

Team Dallas is holding an organizational meeting for local peole who want to participate in the Gay Games VII in Chicago and Rendez-vouz Games in Montreal. The meeting will be held at the Cathedral of Hope, Room 106, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m.

The gay games will include competition in 32 sports, from badmittion to wrestling. The games are open to athletes of all ages and abilities, from beginners to experienced. Plans are underway to arrange group airfare and accommodations.

For more information about Team Dallas and the Gay Games in Chicago and Montreal, call 972-578-0349

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition of February 10, 2006.

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