Screening benefits Equality Texas

The North Texas premier of Out in the Silence — a documentary about the battle of a gay teen and his mother against recalcitrant school authorities when the teen is brutally attacked for coming out in his small western Pennsylvania high school — is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, at the Angelika Plano, in the Shops @ Legacy, at 7205 Bishop Road, Plano.

The screening will be preceded by a coffee and sweets reception sponsored by Bonnie Ruth’s Bistro Francais Et Patisserie and a short Welcoming Schools film titled What do you Know?

Tickets are $12  in advance and $15 at the door. They are available at, under Event Calendar.

Net proceeds from the event will go to Equality Texas.

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Promise MCC marks 15 years

Promise Metropolitan Community Church will celebrate its 15th anniversary Sunday, May 20.
The Rev. Stephen Sprinkle will guest preach for the occasion.

The celebration service begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by a catered lunch.

Promise MCC is at 2527 W. Colorado Blvd., Dallas.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition May 18, 2012.