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• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is incoming Dallas City Councilman Omar Narvaez; 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 LGBT square dancing group Pegasus Squares meets every Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at Dallas School of Burlesque, 2924 Main St #103; Dallas Frontrunners meet for a walk or run on the Katy Trail at the Robert E. Lee statue in Lee Park every Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. and every Saturday at 9 a.m.; Leadership Lambda Toastmasters practices and develops speaking and leadership skills from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesdays at First Unitarian Church, third floor of the Hallman Building, 4012 St. Andrews.; Gray Pride support group from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. followed by mixer every Monday at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road; Lambda AA meets at 7 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. and has a men’s meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and meets at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday at 1575 W. Mockingbird Lane #625. Call 214-267-0222 for details; DVtv in Spayse, news and entertainment discussion live streaming every Friday, 4-5 p.m., on the Spayse Station YouTube channel.

• Through June 18: Juneteenth
Dallas Southern Pride presents its Juneteenth Festival. See Pages 14 and 42 for more information.

• June 16: Federal Club Mixer
DFW Federal Club and Human Rights Campaign host the Federal Club Mixer for Federal Club members, prospective members. LGBTQ adults and allies from 6-8 p.m. at the Dallas Holocaust Museum Center for Education and Tolerance, 211 N. Record St., Ste. 100 Attendance is free but guests are asked to preregister online at Free vodka will be served compliments of Equality Vodka.

• June 16: Dallas Wings Pride Night
WNBA team Dallas Wings celebrate LGBT Pride Month with Pride Night during their game with the New York Liberty, 7 p.m. at College Park Center, 600 S. Center St. in Arlington. Tickets available at a discount price online at, using the code VOICE17.

• June 16: Lunch and Learn
Abounding Prosperity presents Juneteenth Lunch and Learn on viral suppression from noon-2 p.m. at Marriott Suites Market Center, 2493 North Stemmons Freeway. Lunch provided free. RSVP at

• June 16: CineWilde
CineWilde presents “Gay Sex in the ’70s” at 9 p.m. at Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd. Includes discussion.

• June 17: Operation Kindness
Alumni celebration and open house. A homecoming event for furry alumni — dogs and cats adopted from the no-kill shelter from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Dr., Carrollton.

• June 17: Summer Lovin’ Gaybingo
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 17: Different Strokes Golf Association (DSGA)
Playdate open to all interested golfers, starting at 9 a.m. at Twin Creeks Golf Course, 501 Twin Creeks Drive, Allen. $60 includes golf, cart and range or email for information.

• June 20: ‘Moonlight’ screening
Free Pride month screening of Moonlight sponsored by Coalition for Aging LGBT at 7 p.m. at AMC NorthPark 15, 8687 N. Central Expwy #3000. RSVP for free tickets at 844-418-2281.

• June 20: Get Centered
Behind the scenes tour of the Resource Center led by CEO Cece Cox from 11 a.m.-noon at 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 21: SMU Pride
SMU Pride, an affinity group for LGBTQ alumni of SMU, holds its kick-off meeting from 6-7 p.m. at 6200 N. Central Expressway, third floor.Interested alumni are invited to discuss the structure and objectives. For informations email

• June 22: Transgender Forum at City Hall
The City of Dallas LGBT Employees Association has invited guest speakers to educate and answer questions on transgender awareness and issues in the workplace. Refreshments. From noon-1 p.m. in the Dallas City Hall Auditorium, 1500 Marilla St.

• June 23: Friday Night Trivia Fight
Legal Hospice of Texas and NexBank present a fundraiser that pits teams of eight against each other in a four-round trivia bout made up of crazy, fun categories and questions in this ultimate battle of wits from 7-10 p.m. at Fair Park, Hall of State, 3939 Grand Ave.

• June 23: Gay Pride Shabbat
Congregation Beth El Binah, TE-LGBT and Temple Shalom LGBTQ Pride celebrate the ancient Jewish holiday Gay Pride Shabbat. Pre-service Oneg Shabbat at 6:30 p.m., service at 7:30 p.m. at 11211 Preston Road.

• June 23: Oak Lawn Band
Fourth annual March for Freedom Concert. This year’s there is Express Yourself and will present its Pillar of Freedom Award to Don Jenkins aka Donna Dumae at 8 p.m. at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St.

• June 24: Queerbomb
From 5 p.m.-2 a.m. at RCB, 2617 Commerce St. A free Pride Month event.

• June 24: Brave Spaces
The Humanities Division of the Dallas Public Library screens Human Rights Campaign’s documentary Brave Spaces exploring issues of sexuality, faith and intersectional justice at 3 p.m. in the Erik Jonsson Dallas Public Library, First floor auditorium, 1515 Young St.

• June 24: Spades & Waves
A day of lunch and cocktails on Cedar Creek Lake with proceeds going to HRC from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. with location provided upon RSVP. $100. Room block under Human Rights Campaign for overnight stay at La Quinta Inn, 210 Heritage Parkway, Gun Barrel City.

• June 25: TAG Picnic
TAG — Tyler Area Gays — holds its annual picnic at Southside Park, 455 Shiloh Road in Tyler, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For information visit or call 903-312-2081.

• June 25: Divas and Desserts
Ms. Texas Leather 2017 presents Divas and Desserts benefiting the charities of the United Court of the Lone Star Empire. A drag king and queen show accompanies desserts crafted by Chef Sharon Van Meter from 6:30-9 p.m. at 3015 at Trinity Groves, 3015 Gulden Lane. $75. Tickets at DivasandDesserts.
See page 20 for more information.

• June 25: PriDenton 2017
Denton Trans-Cendence, GlitterBomb, Oak Street Drafthouse, Outreach Denton, Pan Ector, Pride Alliance, Stonewall Democrats of Denton County and Texas Queerlesque Festival sponsor Denton’s LGBT Pride Month celebration from 2-8 p.m. at Oak Street Drafthouse, 308 E. Oak St.

• June 25: Fears for Queers LGBT Film Festival
Seventh annual film festival includes world premiere of Carlos Suarez’s Thieves
and benefits GALA Youth from 1-6 p.m. at the Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd.

• June 27: GALA Mixer
Monthly family-friendly, networking, socializing mixer benefits GALA Youth from 5-8 p.m. at Durkins Pizza, 8930 TX-121 #594, McKinney.

• June 29: LGBT loss support group
Support group for LGBT people who have lost a same-sex partner or spouse at 7 p.m. at Oak Lawn Library, 4100 Cedar Springs Road.

• July 1: Boom Goes the Dynamite
Charity America show celebrating America’s freedom benefits Rhonda Mae’s Wall of Food, Tucker’s Gift and the Texas Red Ribbon Wish Network at 7 p.m. at BJ’s, 3215 N. Fitzhugh Ave.

• July 7-9: Beyond Vanilla
Judy Tallwing is the keynote speaker.

• July 11: Get Centered
Behind the scenes tour of the Resource Center led by CEO Cece Cox from 11 a.m.-noon at 5750 Cedar Springs Road.



Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray takes the ball down the court during the Wings’ June 11 game against the Minnesota Lynx. The Wings celebrate Pride Night Friday, June 16, during their game against the New York Liberty. See listings for details. (Tailyr Irvine/Dallas Morning News via AP)

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition June 16, 2017.