The National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Bar Association, formerly the National Lesbian and Gay Law Association, is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliated lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender legal organizations. It was formally founded in and became an official affiliate of the American Bar Association in The association is headquartered in Washington, D. The idea of creating a national lesbian and gay bar association was introduced at the march on Washington, D. In , at the American Bar Association ABA midyear meeting, bylaws for the association were presented and a nonprofit board of directors was formalized. At the meeting, the association initiated a campaign to ask the ABA to include protection based upon sexual orientation to its revision of the Model Code of Judicial Conduct for Judges, which has now been accepted by several states.
Open for Business: Safety Updates and Resources. The prime gathering place for Dallas' LGBT community and just minutes from Downtown Dallas and Uptown, Oak Lawn is known for its lively atmosphere and adventurous nightlife options alongside beautifully maintained homes. Two must-see spots along Cedar Springs Road, the epicenter of the neighborhood's activities, are J. The second floor includes a patio overseeing the busy street below and is a highly sought after spot for Dallas Pride weekend. Sue Ellen's is one the largest lesbian bars in the country — you'll find it right next door to J. Make sure to stop by Cedars Springs Tap House for a beer before hitting up shopping favorites like Flower Reign for unique gifts or Out of the Closet for vintage finds.
It opened in and moved to Cedar Springs Road around Bishop Arts is the other known gayborhood in Dallas. The University of North Texas Libraries acquired this facility in
Dallas' annual Pride celebration takes over the city on the third weekend each September —and with it comes a host of events, ranging from a massive festival in Reverchon Park to a parade down the Cedar Springs strip. But the fun doesn't slow down when Pride is over. After all, Dallas is home to one of the largest gay populations in the country, and as such— it has a vibrant and diverse nightlife scene that caters to the LGBTQ crowd.