El Centro College holds Equality Ball
The Gay Prom held by El Centro College’s Lambda Club has been renamed the Equality Ball.

“To open the event for more and not just gay people we decided to change the name,” said organizer Max Ramirez.
Bring Back Studio 54 is this year’s theme.

The El Centro Lambda Club has been around since the 1980s, helping LGBT students come together, share their experiences and meet other LGBT students on campus.
Lambda is open to everyone and is not just restricted to the LGBT community.

The Equality Ball is Lambda’s fourth annual spring dance.

There will be a best retro costume contest, performers, music and food. The dance will be April 12 from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the El Centro cashier window on the second floor of the A building.

QueerBomb Dallas organizes
QueerBomb Dallas holds an organizing meeting on April 12 at 1 p.m. at Resource Center to create its June celebration that will include a march.

This is the first time QueerBomb will be held in Dallas. It’s modeled after Austin’s QueerBomb that was created when the capital city moved its Pride to September.

“It is our desire to take pride back to it’s radical, transgressive roots, challenging the status quo and sewing the seeds of individual and community change,” organizers wrote on their website.

The June event will be community funded and the group is taking donations to pay the costs.

Anyone interested in helping create QueerBomb Dallas is encouraged to attend the meeting. Information is available at

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition April 4, 2014.