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[Patti Fink, Outrageous Oral]

Description: Video of Patti Fink, Grand Marshal of the 2015 Dallas Pride Parade, speaking at Outrageous Oral. During her session she speaks about her experiences in the Dallas LGBT community and volunteer work with the Human Rights Campaign, the National Coming Out Project, and work with education programs for the police and fire department based around discrimination. At the end of the video Erin Moore, Patti Fink's partner, proposes while Fink, Kathy Jack, Chris Luna, and Evilu Pridgeon are standing on the stage together.
Date: September 17, 2015
Creator: The Dallas Way
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Chris Luna, Outrageous Oral]

Description: Video of Chris Luna, a member of Caven Enterprises and organizer of the Dallas Pride Parade, speaking at Outrageous Oral. During his session he speaks about his experiences running for council-member of District 14 in Dallas, Texas, participating in the Dallas Pride Parade, and marches on Washington. He focuses on two major moments in the council's history including the 'England vs. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas' lawsuit and the update to discrimination law that laid groundwork for future activism.
Date: September 17, 2015
Creator: The Dallas Way
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Evilu Pridgeon, Outrageous Oral]

Description: Video of Evilu Pridgeon, Grand Marshal of the 2015 Dallas Pride Parade, speaking at Outrageous Oral. During the session she speaks about her experiences attending college and later in the Dallas LGBT community and her volunteer work with OLCS during the AIDS/HIV epidemic and remembers when it was incorrectly labeled GRIDS (Gay-Related Immune Deficiency Syndrome). She shares stories of protests and traveling to marches and her time in the closet while teaching in the Dallas Independent School District while peers were outed and eventually challenged and overturned the laws in Texas.
Date: September 17, 2015
Creator: The Dallas Way
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Kathy Jack, Outrageous Oral]

Description: Video of Kathy Jack, a member of Caven Enterprises and organizer of the Dallas Pride Parade, speaking at Outrageous Oral. Jack was introduced by Michael Doughman, the announcer for the evening, who also spoke about the early history of the Pride Parade in Dallas and the funding group, the Dallas Tavern Guild, and it's Executive Director Alan Ross. During her session, Jack speaks about her experience in the world of gay and lesbian bars such as The Conference Room, High Country, The Unicorn, and The Old Plantation, and also her times experiencing Pride and Gay Pride in the community. She worked with and continues to work with Caven Enterprises and also served for a time as the first female President of the Dallas Tavern Guild. Kathy Jack is married to Susie Buck.
Date: September 17, 2015
Creator: The Dallas Way
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections