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AUGUST
• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is Erin Moore; 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., ste. 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.

• Aug. 1-14: Youth First Art Show
ilume Gallerie, 4123 Cedar Springs Road.

• Aug. 7: Youth First Art Show Young Professionals Advisory Council Reception
Learn about YPAC and ways to support Youth First from 6–8 p.m. at ilume Gallerie, 4123 Cedar Springs Road.

• Aug. 11: Ed-U-Care Building Bridge Network: “Awareness – The Care Needs of LGBTQ Older Adults”
Training group for caretakers of LGBT seniors hosts a dinner followed by screening of the movie Gen Silent and 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 educaredallas@gmail.com.

• Aug. 12: Jenny Block Book Launch Party
Dallas Voice contributor Jenny Block hosts a party for her new book O Wow! Discovering Your Ultimate Orgasm at 7 p.m. at Komali, 4152 Cole Ave. Copies available for purchase at Tinyurl.com/owowbook.

• Aug. 13: Savor Dallas Toast of the Town Series: Jameson, Dude!
Goody Goody Liquor sponsors year-round events hosted by Dallas chefs pairing signature dishes with a variety of alcohols. Dude, Sweet Chocolate’s Katherine Clapner and Jameson Irish Whiskey Brand Ambassador Darren Mooney partner this month for a chocolate and whiskey pairing at Dude, Sweet Chocolate, 1925 Greenville Ave. Tickets are $25. Purchase tickets at Bit.ly/1JvlkFF.

• Aug. 14: 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 Lake House Bar & Grill, 7510 E. Northwest Highway. For more information e-mail Paul von Wupperfeld at pavw@ti.com.

• Aug. 15: Dallas-Fort Worth Gay for Good Volunteer Project
DFW Gay For Good’s monthly volunteer project meets 10 a.m. at Promise House,
224 W. Page Ave. Register at Bit.ly/1g9j0bk. For more information contact Duncan Smith at
214-957-7300 or at G4G.DFW@gmail.com.

• Aug. 15: Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association Presents Family Connections
Seminar on LGBT family topics includes workshops on effective communication skills, education, heath, wellness and more from
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts at Rose Marine Theater, 1440 N. Main Street, Fort Worth. Free but registration required. To RSVP visit Bit.ly/1I552P9.

• Aug. 15: Lambda Legal’s Sixth Annual Landmark Dinner
6 p.m.-2 a.m. at the Adolphus Hotel,
1321 Commerce St. For more information, call Roger Poindexter at 214-219-8585 ext. 224 or email rpoindexter@lambdalegal.org.

• Aug. 18: DFW Transcendence Trans/SOFFA Meeting
Trans and ally support group meets monthly on first and third Tuesdays from 7–9 p.m. at Agape MCC, 4615 East California Parkway, Fort Worth. For more information, call Finn Jones at 214-499-0378 or email at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• Aug. 20: Resource Center’s Young Professionals Advisory Council Back-to-School Benefit
Giving circle for professionals up to 45 years hosts a back-to-school benefit for Youth First 6-8 p.m. at The Goss-Michael Foundation, 1405 Turtle Creek Blvd. For tickets and more information visit Myresourcecenter.org/ypac.

• Aug. 20: Urban Engagement Book Club: Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney Lopez
CitySquare’s monthly Urban Engagement Book Club explores various social justice issues with writer Randy Mayeux and local social justice leaders. Free. Noon of every
third Thursday at the Opportunity Center,
1610 S. Malcolm X Blvd. For more information, visit CitySquare.org.

• Aug. 21: Q Cinema 17 Sneak Peek
Check out the line-up for Fort Worth’s 17th Annual QCinema International Film Festival and enjoy complimentary appetizers and cocktails 7 p.m. at Amphibian Stage Productions, 120 S. Main Street, Fort Worth. Doors open at 6 p.m. Ticket prices vary. To purchase tickets and more information visit Bit.ly/1I2cdKa.

• Aug. 15: Gaybingo: Pigskin
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place 6–9 p.m. at Rose Room at S4,
3911 Cedar Springs Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, call 214-540-4495 or email Gaybingo@myresourcecenter.org.

• Aug. 16: Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association Meeting
Tarrant County Pride’s monthly meeting at 3 p.m. at the Barron House at Celebration Community Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.

• Aug. 22: Razzle Dazzle Dallas bus trip to Winstar Casino
First of three bus trips to Winstar Casinos from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. benefits Razzle Dazzle Dallas, Home for the Holidays and The Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund. $75. Party bus will include adult beverages and soft drinks, snacks, entertainment and raffle prizes. Leaves from Cedar Springs at 8:30 a.m. and Collin Creek Mall at 9 a.m. For more information and to register, visit T.co/r7voNP2HBu or email Info@razzledazzledallas.org.

• Aug. 22: GALA’s Fifth Annual Party on Lake Lewisville
9 a.m.–1 p.m. aboard the 105-passenger Chaminox II party boat on Lake Lewisville. Tickets include lunch, drinks and entertainment by DJ Little Chalupa.
Tickets available at GALANorthTexas.org.

• Aug. 27: Out & Equal Dallas-Fort Worth ‘One Night in Monte Carlo’ Fundraiser
Annual fundraiser for local chapter of LGBT workplace inclusion group includes appetizers, drinks, a live auction and music
6-8 p.m. at Times Ten Cellar,
6324 Prospect Ave. Tickets are $35 online or $40 at door. For tickets and more information visit Conta.cc/1g9oJy3.

• Aug. 28–30: Family Equality Council at Austin Pride
Family Equality Council plans to partner with the Austin community again next year to create additional family-friendly spaces where parents and prospective parents who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, along with their children and other allies, can celebrate, make new connections, and reflect on the equality movement. For more information, visit Familyequality.org/get_involved/events/pride_celebrations/austin_pride.

• Aug. 30: Annual Stonewall Democrats of Dallas Fundraiser
Test your political knowledge and raise money for the Stonewall Democrats of Dallas with host Edna Jean Robinson, 3–6 p.m. at the Round Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road. $20 suggested donation at door. $20 tickets. Various sponsorship levels available. Order tickets at StonewallDemocratsofDallas.org/donate.

SEPTEMBER
• Sept. 1: DFW Transcendence Trans/SOFFA Meeting
Trans and ally support group meets monthly on first and third Tuesdays from 7–9 p.m. at Agape MCC, 4615 East California Parkway, Fort Worth. For more information, call Finn Jones at 214-499-0378 or by email at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• Sept. 3: Fort Worth PFLAG meeting
Meets every first Thursday of the month from 7–9 p.m. at First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1959 Sandy Lane, Fort Worth. For more information, call 817-428-2329 or visit PflagFortWorth.org.

• Sept. 4-7: Equality Texas Splash Days
Weekend circuit event in Austin benefits Splash Days beneficiaries AIDS Services of Austin, Equality Texas and Project Transition. For tickets and more information visit Splashdays.com.

• Sept. 5: DFW Trans Ladies Monthly Meeting
Meets from 7–8:30 p.m. on the first Saturday
of every month at Agape MCC, 4615 E. California Parkway, Fort Worth. For more information, email info@dfwtgladies.org or visit DFWTGLadies.org.

• Sept. 11: 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 Sambuca Uptown,
2120 McKinney Ave. For more information
e-mail Paul von Wupperfeld at pavw@ti.com.

• Sept. 15: DFW Transcendence Trans/SOFFA Meeting
Trans and ally support group meets monthly on first and third Tuesdays from 7–9 p.m. at Agape MCC, 4615 East California Parkway, Fort Worth. For more information, call Finn Jones at 214-499-0378 or by email at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• Sept. 17: The Dallas Way Presents ‘Outrageous Oral’: Salute to the Gay Pride Parade
The GLBT history project presents another segment of Outrageous Oral series with Evilu Pridgeon, Patti Fink, Chris Luna and Kathy Jack. Michael Doughman serves as emcee. Doors open at 6 p.m. and program starts at 7 p.m. at the Rose Room inside S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. For more information, call 505-400-4405 or visit TheDallasWay.org.

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Youth First Youth Reception Art Show
The youth and young adults of Youth First have been pumping out a lot of creative talent recently. Between now and Aug. 14, they’re displaying their latest work at the ilume Gallerie. If you love the art or seeing a promising young talent in your midst, then there are a few ways to continue its programming.

On Friday, Aug. 7, learn about ways to support Youth First at an event hosted by the Young Professionals Advisory Council Reception from 6–8 p.m. at ilume Gallerie. Then purchase a copy of the Rainbow Review, a collection of original artworks, poems and short stories by Youth First participants available exclusively online at CreateSpace. All proceeds benefit Youth First. Copies are available online at Createspace.com/5550602.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 7, 2015.