Cathedral confirms new members
UCC Cathedral of Hope is holding its first joint membership class ever between the Spanish- and English-speaking congregations. A total of 47 new members will be confirmed as members on Sunday — 30 members from the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. English-speaking services and 17 from the 1 p.m. Spanish-speaking service.

Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day events
To mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Dallas County Health and Human Services is offering free testing for HIV and other STDs on Friday, Feb. 6 at West Dallas Multipurpose Center, 2828 Fish Trap Road. DCHHS health educators will also be onsite providing education on HIV/STD prevention and treatment.

“We are using every resource available to us in order to raise awareness among our citizens about HIV and STD testing, treatment, and prevention,” said Zachary Thompson, DCHHS director. “We appreciate our community partners who are always willing to provide a space for us to be present in the community.”

Also marking National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Trinity K. Bonet from RuPaul’s Drag Race appears at Out of the Closet, 3920 Cedar Springs Road, 3–7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7. Bonet holds a meet and greet offering free HIV tests. Also appearing are Tre Maasai and Decameron Foxx.

TC Stonewall Dems to swear in board
The TCSD welcomes Finn James as a guest speaker at its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9 at Tommy’s Hamburgers, 2455 Forest Park Blvd., Fort Worth. The Hon. Sergio De Leon will also swear in new board members. For more information contact TCSD President Felipe Gutierrez at 817-713-7426.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 6, 2015.