Have an event coming up? Email your information to staff writer James Russell at by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue.

• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. Councilman Philip Kingston is this week’s guest; 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

• Jan. 22: Our Bodies Our Lives 2016
Reproductive rights continue under attack. Dale Hansen and Amy Vanderoef appear from 6-8 p.m. DJ Jonathan Graham spins for a dance party from 8-10 p.m. Seven for Parties, 150 Turtle Creek Blvd. RSVP on the group’s Facebook page.

• Jan. 22: CinéWilde Presents Paris is Burning
Doors open at 8 p.m. with pre-show ball hosted by United Black Ellument at 8:30 p.m. and movie at 9 p.m. followed by the annual Community Ball at Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson. Benefits UBE. For tickets visit

• Jan. 24: East Dallas Christian Church Concert Series
Baritone Matt Woodbury baritone and pianist Keith Critcher perform the works of Brahms, Ibert, Peri, Schubert and Vaughn-Williams and original Woodbury compositions based on the poems of Hafiz and Oscar Wilde. All concerts are free of charge with open seating. Donations will be accepted. 3 p.m. in the Grimes Choir Suite at East Dallas Christian Church, 629 N. Peak Street.

• Jan. 26: The Courage to Love
A documentary about the journey of four individuals from the pain and shame of sexual addiction to the hope and healing of recovery. Filmmaker Paul Ginocchio leads a panel discussion after the film. 7 p.m. at Studio Movie Grill, 11170 N. Central Expressway. Free.

• Jan. 26: Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats
Performers who do drag, burlesque, belly dancing and other performing arts in our community will ask local elected officials
any questions they may have. 6:30 p.m. at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St.

• Jan. 26: LGBT Family & Friends at Durkins Pizza
GALA’s monthly networking, socializing and happy hour. 5-8:30 p.m. at Durkin Pizza, 8930 State Highway 121, McKinney.

• Jan. 27: Gay Singles Night at Two Corks
Two Corks and a Bottle, 2800 Routh St., Ste. 140 in The Quadrangle, hosts Gay Singles Night. No RSVP is necessary and there will be cheese plates available for purchase. Attendees can also have food delivered. 7:30-9 p.m.

• Jan. 28: Trans/SOFFA Group Meeting Dallas Transcendence
New Dallas chapter of trans and ally support group meets on the second and fourth Thursdays monthly at 7 p.m. at MCC of Greater Dallas, 1017 S Elm St., Ste. 105, Carrollton. For more information, contact Paula Ellis by e-mail or
phone at 214-674-9051.

• Jan. 28: Outrageous Oral: A Salute to Baker v. Wade
Dick Peeples, Pam Buchmeyer, Maggie Watt and Mike Anglin speak about the Baker v. Wade case in this edition of the North Texas oral history project. 7 p.m. at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Free.

• Jan. 28: The Group
Support group for black men who have sex with men living with HIV meets from 7-9 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month at a private location. For more information call 214-455-7316.

• Jan. 29: Marketing Your Faith Community to the LGBT Audience
We’ll roll out the Dallas Voice welcome mat to provide an overview of news coverage and editorial; advertising; social media; community event calendars; the Dallas Voice website; eBlasts; and promotions for faith communities. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Dallas Voice, 1825 Market Center Blvd., Suite 240.

• Jan. 29: LGBT Texas Exes & Longhorn
The Ex-Students’ Association of the Universityof Texas host a social at 5:30 p.m. at CedarSprings Tap House, 4123 Cedar Springs Road,Free and open to Texas Exes of Longhorn Suporters, with free appetizers and specialdrink prices. For

• Jan. 30: Tyler Area Gays Board Game Night
6-9 p.m. in the Genecov Room at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce, 315 N. Broadway, Tyler. Attendees are encouraged to bring soda, snacks and games. Free parking on Line Street. For more information call 903-312-2081 or visit

• Jan. 30: New Texas Symphony Orchestra
An afternoon of dance music from favorite ballets by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Strauss and more performed with the Dallas Asian American Youth Orchestra. 5 p.m. Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St.

• Jan. 30-31: Travel and Adventure Show
Meet directly with hundreds of travel experts, try global cuisine and get exclusive deals at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St. To register visit Use the code VOICE to receive $8 off.

• Jan. 31: HRC DFW Carnibowl
Support HRC DFW chapter and win prizes from 1:30-4 p.m. at USA Bowl, 10920 Composite Dr.$25 for per person or $100
for a team of five. For tickets and more information visit


• Feb. 4: Bloomin’ Ball kickoff
Gary Floyd and Denise Lee entertain. Light bites served. From 6-8 p.m. at Craighead Green Gallery, 1011 Dragon Street. $10 suggested donation benefits AIDS Interfaith Network.

• Feb. 5: Resource Center Toast to Laife Sponsor Party
Sponsor appreciation party for Toast For Life — Mad Hatter’s Ball from 7-9 p.m. at 3525 Turtle Creek Blvd., Ste. 20BC. For more information to reserve tickets call 214-540-4458 or e-mail

• Feb. 6: Lovebomb 2016 Benefit for Queerbomb Dallas
Benefit for Queerbomb Dallas’ annual event with entertainment and more at Zippers, 3333 N. Fitzhugh Ave. For more information visit

• Feb. 6: Dash for the Beads
Mardi Gras festival with 5K fun run, one mile walk, costume contest, beer garden with live music. 9:30 a.m. at Kidd Springs Park,
711 W. Canty St.

• Feb. 9: Ed-U-Care Building Bridge Network
Training group for caretakers of LGBT seniors hosts a dinner followed by screening of the movie Gen Silent for LGBT senior and caretaker needs 6-8:30 p.m. at The Senior Source, 3910 Harry Hines Blvd. For more information and to RSVP e-mail Sharyn Fein at

•Feb. 11: LGBT Retirement Planning Workshop
GALA presents a free workshop by Prudential Financial for LGBT couples and individuals. 6:30-8:15 p.m. Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church, 1641 Hebron Parkway, Carrollton.

• Feb. 12: 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 Primo’s Tex Mex, 1400 Hi Line Dr. For more information e-mail Paul von Wupperfeld at

• Feb. 12-14: HRC Time to Thrive Conference
Annual national conference promoting safety, inclusion and well-being for LGBT youth features speakers, workshops and more at
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine. For more information and to register visit



The Courage to Love: Free screening of the documentary following four individuals on their journey from the pain and shame of sexual addiction to the hope and healing of recovery. Director and producer Paul Ginocchio leads a panel discussion after the film. Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at Studio Movie Grill, 11170 N. Central Expressway.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition January 22, 2016.