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JULY
• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is Steve Rudner, president of the board for Equality Texas Foundation; 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 Street, 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.

• July 3: Independence Day on the Bridge
Family-friendly event commemorating Independence Day with games, entertainment and screening of Million Dollar Arm. 4-8 p.m. on the Continental Bridge, 109 Continental Ave. For more information call 214-671-9500 or visit DallasContinentalBridge.com.

• July 3: LGBTQ Saves 4th of July with Friends
Gathering for area LGBT youth at 7 p.m. at First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1959 Sandy Lane, Fort Worth. For more information visit LGBTQSaves.org.

• July 4: 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 e-mail info@dfwtgladies.org or visit DFWTGLadies.org.

• July 6-31: Youth First “Creative Works Summer Program”
Free activities for LGBT youth ages 14-22 at Youth First, 3918 Harry Hines Blvd.
Art Camp runs 12-5 p.m. July 6-10 Theater Camp runs 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 13-17, 20-24. Leadership Camp runs 1–4 p.m. Jul 27-31. RSVP at 214-879-0400 or youth@myresourcecenter.org

• July 7: 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 e-mail at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• July 11: Author Tom Ufert Signs Copies of Book Political Craps
Disabled veteran and political insider Ufert signs a copy of his top selling book Political Craps 2 p.m. at Barnes and Noble–Preston Royal Shopping Center, 5959 Royal Lane, Suite 616. Ten percent of all proceeds benefitting the Resource Center’s food pantry.

• July 15: Marriage Equality in Texas Legal Planning Seminar
Local estate planning and family law attorneys Lorie Burch and Jamie Duggan address legal planning including wills, marriage rights, parental rights, and family planning from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Law Office of Lorie L. Burch, 7920 Belt Line Road, Training Room B, First Floor. For more information and to register visit Conta.cc/1Ksow4m.

• July 16: Urban Engagement Book Club: Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
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.

• July 17: HRC DFW Federal Club Mixer
Light appetizers. 6-8 p.m. at Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect Ave.

• July 17-19: Courage and Authenticity in the LGBT Community Workshop
Led by Kristina Tutt, LMSW, CDWF, and based on the research of Brené Brown, the workshop explores vulnerability, self-compassion, empathy, and authenticity. $425 per person. Sliding scale prices available. For more information and to register visit Inspirationaloutcomes.com.

• July 18: “Viva Dallas”
Celebrate the marriage equality decision 5 p.m.-12 a.m. at Cedar Canyon DFW, 4523 N. Houston Road, Lancaster. For more information e-mail Txduderanch@gmail.com.

• July 18: Gaybingo: Salute the Troops
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 e-mail Gaybingo@myresourcecenter.org.

• July 21: 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 e-mail at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• July 31–August 1: Seventh Annual Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit
Summit addressing transgender issues in higher education with keynote speakers, workshops and panels. 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. on Friday,  9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at University of Texas at Dallas, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson. Register online at Tinyurl.com/utdts. For more information contact Josephine Tittsworth at josephine@txtns.org.

AUGUST
• Aug. 1-14: Youth First Youth Reception Art Show
Meet the artists from 6-8 p.m. on August 5 at Illume Gallerie, 4123 Cedar Springs Road.

• August 1: 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 e-mail info@dfwtgladies.org or visit DFWTGLadies.org.

• August 2: Dallas Voice Wedding Party and Expo
Marriage equality expo sponsored by the Dallas Voice and North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce includes wedding specialists and vendors to answer your questions and help you plan your wedding. Performances include Turtle Creek Choral and a fashion show 12-6 p.m. at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Stemmons Ballroom, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway. Free admission. Registration required. To register visit Bit.ly/1Hyq2B5.

• August 4: 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 e-mail at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• August 6: LGBTQ Saves Back to School
Gathering for area LGBT youth at 7 p.m. at First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1959 Sandy Lane, Fort Worth. For more information visit LGBTQSaves.org.

• August 6: 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.

• 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 Illume Gallerie, 4123 Cedar Springs Road.

• August 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 by e-mail at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• 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. 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 e-mail Gaybingo@myresourcecenter.org.

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Lorie-Burch

July 31–August 1: Seventh Annual Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit
Now in its seventh year, the summit brings together higher education professionals from across Texas to engage in discourse and provide best practices for the inclusion of transgender individuals in professional settings. Panels this year include discussions on the Justice Department’s recent opinion that Title IX protects transgender students, creating safe zones for students, the battle for transgender rights and recognition in the workplace and more.

Keynote speakers this year are University California-Berkeley’s Dr. Stephen Sutton and University of Texas-Arlington’s Heather Snow at University of Texas at Dallas, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson. Register online at Txtns.org/register. For more information contact Josephine Tittsworth at josephine@txtns.org.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition July 3, 2015.