The 35th annual Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade steps off down Cedar Springs Road at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16.
Check Agenda listings for details on all the Pride events happening this weekend.

Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at [email protected] or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at [email protected] by Wednesday at 5 p.m. for that week’s issue.

• Through September: Pride at the Library
From UNT’s LGBT Archive, the library will exhibit collections from UNT’s LGBT Archive, documenting the history and culture of the LGBT community in Dallas at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, Dallas History & Archives (7th floor), 1515 Young St.

• Sept. 13-Oct. 18: The Journey: A Coming Out Workshop
Did you come out recently or have you been out for awhile. No matter where you are on your coming out journey, you will benefit from this six-week interactive workshop open to all LGBT persons, family and friends faciliated by Rev. Robin Booth, Rev. Jane Graner and CoH member Will Fields on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Interfaith Peace Chapel, Conference Rooms A/B, 5910 Cedar Springs Road. Register at For more info email [email protected]

• Sept. 14: Drag Bingo
SMU Pride Alumni and Spectrum present drag bingo from 8-11 p.m. at Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom, SMU Main Campus. Drag optional. [email protected]

• Sept. 14: DFW Pride Happy Hour
From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Terilli’s, 2815 Greenville Ave.

• Sept. 14: Pre-Pride Party
Pre-Dallas Pride Party in Plano with DJ Sideshow at Henry’s Tavern, Shops at Legacy, 5471 Legacy Drive, Suite 100, Plano.

• Sept. 14-16: Purple Does Dallas Pride
Purple Foundation presents DJ Grind at opening party Grind, DJ Ben Baker at pool party and DJ Dan Slater at tea dance Spectrum.

• Sept. 15: Miller Lite Music Festival in the Park
Dallas’ annual Pride weekend festival featuring more than two stages of entertainment, vendors, food and beverages, as well as Teen Pride Zone and Family Pride Zone, from noon-7 p.m. at Reverchon Park, 3501 Maple Ave.

• Sept. 15: Impulse Dallas presents BEAT: Dallas Pride Weekend
Impulse Dallas presents BEAT: Dallas Pride Weekend party featuring DJ Paulo at Stereo Live Dallas, 2711 Storey Lane, beginning at 9 p.m. Free shuttle service provided from The Cedar Springs Strip to the venue. 18 and up admitted, must be 21 and up to drink. All guests must show a government-issued ID for entrance.
Tickets are $29.99 in advance, available through the Facebook event page, and $39.99 at the door.

• Sept. 15: Rainbow Gaybingo
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. 214-540-4458.

• Sept. 15: TAG Parking Lot Sale
Sale benefits Tyler Area Gays from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at 1917 S. Beckham Ave., Tyler.

• Sept. 16: Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade
At 2 p.m. on Cedar Springs Road from Wycliff Avenue to Turtle Creek Boulevard.

• Sept. 18: Kol Nidre
Congregation Beth El Binah service begins at 7:30 p.m. at 11211 Preston Road.

• Sept. 18: Classic Chassis Car Club
See, share and enjoy classic cars the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at JR.’s Bar & Grill, 3923 Cedar Springs Road.

• Sept. 18: Vision of Equality luncheon
Resource Center fundraising luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Resource Center 5750 Cedar Springs Road. RSVP to [email protected]

• Sept. 18: Stonewall Democrats of Dallas
Stonewall Democrats monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Matito’s, 3102 Oak Lawn Ave.

• Sept. 19: Yom Kippur
Congregation Beth El Binah morning service at 10 a.m., study session at 1 p.m., Yizkor service at 3 p.m., Neilah evening and concluding service at 4:30 p.m. followed by break the fast at
11211 Preston Road.

• Sept. 20: BTD Sponsor appreciation
From 6:30-8:30 p.m. at a location to be announced.

• Sept. 20: Vote 2018 Town Hall
Sen. Royce West and a panel discuss voting rights. Unregistered voters, 18-24 year-olds, college students, ex-offenders, senior citizens and others interested in new voter laws should attend from 7-9 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson, Denton.

• Sept. 20: BTD sponsor appreciation party
Black Tie Dinner sponsor appreciation party from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Samuel Lynne Galleries, 1105 Drago St.

• Sept. 21: Suicide Awareness event
Members of the Greater Dallas Suicide Prevention Coalition including the Suicide and Crisis Center and Prism Health North Texas remember more than 500 people lost through suicide last year at 10 a.m. in the lobby of Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St.

• Sept. 22: Leslie Jordan Exposed
Leslie Jordan returns to raise money for Legacy Counseling Center at 7 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road. $35-100.

• Sept. 22-23: Give A Fetch
Camp Bow Wow holds Give A Fetch, a weekend-long celebration benefitting local animal shelters, with a 7-foot tennis ball dispenser holding more than 1,000 balls in Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For every ball dispensed, Camp Bow Wow will donate $5 to the local shelter of the participant’s choice and there will be a chance to win a free year of Camp Bow Wow services. Shelters, vendors, food trucks and more will be on site.

• Sept. 23: LGBTQ Teen Community Forum
Meet other teens in the community, munch on popcorn, play games and tell library staff what you want to do at your local library from 2-4 p.m. in O’Hara Hall,
7th Floor, Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young St.

• Sept. 23: Trump’s Invisible Wall
Attorneys George Rodriguez and Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez will discuss immigration at 6:30 p.m. at Walnut Hill Recreation Center, 10011 Midway Road.

• Sept. 24: Texas Justice screening
A work-in-progress screening of the documentary Texas Justice: Brandon Woodruff by Scott Poggensee. Reception at 6 p.m., film at 7 p.m. and Q&A at 8:30 p.m. at Texas Theatre,
231 W. Jefferson Blvd. Free.

• Sept. 25: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Sept. 26: Pride Party
Pride Party in Plano with DJ Sideshow at Henry’s Tavern, Shops at Legacy, 5471 Legacy Drive, Suite 100, Plano.

• Sept. 27: Transpose Extended screening
Arttitude presents Transpose Extended, a documentary that explores the extraordinary challenges and triumphs of transgender people as they transition from the gender assigned to them at birth to living the life that they have envisioned for themselves whether as a transgender man or transgender woman at 7 p.m. at Texas Theatre, 231 Jefferson Blvd. $8 donation.

• Sept. 28-Oct. 21: State Fair of Texas

• Sept. 28-Oct. 27: Screams
Five haunted houses every Friday and Saturday night in Waxahachie on the Scarborough Fair site. $35.

Sept. 28: Dallas Southern Pride — iCandy MegaParty
Marty’s Live!, 4207 Maple Ave., presents the Candy MegaParty hosted by Rudeboy Dallas and Nicole O’hara Munro and featuring DJ C Wade and Hypeman Dupree. Admission is free before 10:30 p.m. For details visit Dallas Southern

• Sept. 28: Women’s Business Conference
The Dallas Regional Chamber Women’s Business Conference from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Dallas,
300 Reunion Blvd. E.


Weekly: Lambda Weekly at 1 p.m. on Sunday on 89.3 KNON-FM with David Taffet, Lerone Landis and the late Patti Fink. This week’s guest is filmmaker Scott Poggensee who talks about whether convicted murderer Brandon Woodruff is innocent; Core Group Meeting every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.; Fuse game night every Monday evening except the last of the month at 8 p.m. at the Fuse space in the 3918 Harry Hines Blvd.; FuseConnect every Wednesday from 7 p.m. For more information call or e-mail Jalenzski at 214-760-9718 ext. 3 or [email protected]; LGBT square dancing group Pegasus Squares meets every Sunday from 2:30–4:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 4105 Junius St. For more info, email [email protected]; Dallas Frontrunners meet for a walk or run on the Katy Trail at Oak Lawn Park, Turtle Creek and Hall Street, every Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. and every Saturday at 9 a.m.; Leadership Lambda Toastmasters practices and develops speaking and leadership skills from 6:30–8 p.m. on Tuesdays at First Unitarian Church, third floor of the Hallman Building, 4012 St. Andrews; Gray Pride support group from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. followed by mixer every Monday at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road; Lambda AA meets at 7 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. and has a men’s meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and meets at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday at 1575 W. Mockingbird Lane #625. Call 214-267-0222 for details; LGBT Sex Addicts Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. every Friday at 1919 Independence St., Room 19, Plano. 972-316-9188 for details; Leadership Lambda Toastmasters gay-identified Toastmasters group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. every Monday at the First Unitarian Church, 4015 Normandy Road (does not meet on Mondays that are holidays); United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community (UBE Connected) at 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday of the month at 3918 Harry Hines Blvd.; DVtv in Spayse, news and entertainment discussion live streaming every Friday, 4–5 p.m., on the Spayse Station YouTube channel.