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• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with this week’s guest is TransGriot editor Monica Roberts; 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

• June 17: Dallas for Orlando benefit show
Join some of Dallas’ best entertainers as they pay tribute to fallen family members in Orlando. 7-10 p.m. at Dallas Eagle, 5740 Maple Ave.

• June 17: June Mixer
From 4-7 p.m. at Bar Louie, 8166 Park Lane, Suite C310.

• June 18: Beach Blanket Gaybingo
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place 6-9 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, call 214-540-4458 or email

• June 18: Turtle Creek monthly clean up
Join Turtle Creek Association’s monthly clean-up of the shores of Turtle Creek. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Beasley steps at Hall Street and the Katy

• June 18: Juneteenth Unity Festival
Dallas Southern Pride and Abounding Prosperity present a Juneteenth celebration from 3 p.m.-midnight at Bungalow Beach Club, 3221 Ross Ave.

• June 19: Summer Showcase Fashion Show
The Round-Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road, presents the Summer Showcase Fashion Show, benefitting the Cedar Springs Merchants Association, and featuring fashions from ES Collection, Skivvies and Outlines. Steve Kemble hosts, and there will be live and silent auctions. 8 p.m. at The Round-Up Saloon.

• June 19: Men Having Babies
The first Men Having Babies South Surrogacy Seminar and Gay Parenting Expo features community resources and 20 U.S. and Canadian service providers, as well as information about financial assistance for prospective gay parents. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. at the Wyndham Dallas Suites–Park Central, 7800 Alpha Road. Register at

• June 19: Father’s Day at the ArboretumDallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
8525 Garland Road, celebrates Fathers Day with remote control airplane demonstrations and exhibits, with remote control flights by North Dallas RC Club launching every hour on the hour above the Concert Lawn, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will also be walk-up sessions with the Perot Museum’s TECH Truck Staff in the Children’s Adventure Garden, and the Super Hero Dads Craft Corner for children. Admission is free for members; for non-members, $15 per adult, $12 for seniors, $10 for children 3-12, free for children under 3. There is an additional $3 fee for the Children’s Adventure Garden, plus a fee for parking. For information call 214-515-6615.

• June 21: Volunteer orientation
Anyone 14 or older may become a library volunteer. At 6:30 p.m. p.m. at the Oak Lawn Branch Dallas Public Library, 4100 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 22: Commissioner Theresa Daniel’s District 1 town hall meeting
From 6-7:30 p.m. at Garland Fire Department Training Room, 1500 Highway 66, Garland.

• June 23: Black Tie Sneak Peak Party
Black Tie Dinner announces some of its speakers and entertainment at Park Place Motors, 6113 Lemmon Ave.

• June 24: Gay Pride Shabbat
Congregation Beth El Binah, a Reform Jewish congregation, celebrates the ancient biblical holiday Gay Pride Shabbat. 7:30 p.m. Northaven United Methodist Church, 11211 Northaven St.

• June 24: Movie time for adults
The Danish Girl at 2 p.m. at the Oak Lawn Branch Dallas Public Library, 4100 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 25: Dallas Wings Pride Night
Dallas Voice and Dallas Wings invite you to come celebrate Pride Night at College Park Center as the Wings take on the Indiana Fever. Come early, cheer loud and have fun! College Park Center, 600 S. Center St., Arlington.

• June 25: Buddies Groupies Night Out, Cowtown Style
The Buddies Groupies, fans and patrons of the longtime Dallas bar Buddies, meet for the Buddies Groupies Night Out, Cowtown Style. Check the Buddies Groupies Facebook page for details. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at The Urban Cowboy Saloon, 2620 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth.

• June 25: Houston Pride Festival and Parade

• June 25: National Loving Day Sidewalk March
Join P-FLAG Abilene as it celebrates the 1967 Loving v. U.S. decision that legalized interracial marriage. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at Vera Hall Minter Park, North 2nd and Cypress streets, Abilene.

• June 25: Rainbow Family Day
Sponsored by the Mayor’s LGBT Task Force. From 4-7 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 25: Queerbomb Dallas 2016
Free Pride celebration begins with music festival followed by a march and a party. Noon-2 a.m. at RBC, 2617 Commerce St. For more information and to volunteer visit

• June 26: Marriage Equality Day
Celebrate the day that love and freedom won. From 4-6 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 26: Interweave Dallas LGBTQ and Allies fellowship brunch
LGBTQ and A are invited to a brunch sponsored by Interweave, an affiliate organization of First Unitarian Church of Dallas. From 1-3 p.m. at Truck Yard, 5624 Sears St.

• June 28: Commissioner Theresa Daniel’s District 1 town hall meeting
From 6-7:30 p.m. at Eastfield College, Pleasant Grove campus, 802 S. Buckner Blvd.

• June 29: Commissioner Theresa Daniel’s District 1 town hall meeting
From 6-7:30 p.m. at Arlington Hall, Lee Park, 3333 Turtle Creek Blvd.

• July 1: Garden Gigs at Dallas Arboretum
Every Friday night in July, featuring John Lefler with Camille Cortinas, The Ray Johnson Band, Rania Khoury, Matt Tedderand Zach Nytomt. Bring your own picnics, or get food and drink from the food trucks on site. Tickets are $10, $8 for members, and parking is free. From 7-9:30 p.m. 8525 Garland Road. For information call 214-515-6500.

• July 2: San Antonio Pride
Crockett Park, 1300 N. Main Ave., San Antonio.


QueerBomb hits the streets of Dallas on June 25th in all of it’s glitter covered majesty! The music festival, pride rally and procession, organized in honor of LGBTQIA Liberation Day is FREE and open to the public!

This year’s rally and march are dedicated to the LGBTQIA community of Orlando as well as victims and survivors of hate violence worldwide.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition June 17, 2016.