2019 Black Tie Dinner

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Each year, over 2,600 guests experience this "premier event of empowerment, education and entertainment" supporting LGBT organizations in the North Texas community and Black Tie Dinner's National Beneficiary, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

The Saturday evening Dinner Program includes local and national figures, entertainment, recognition rewards, auctions and more. Pre-Dinner receptions and the AfterBlack dance party add to the evening's festivities.

Friday, the evening before the Dinner, Sponsors, Table Captains and their guests are invited to B4Black, an exciting auction preview party with a program all its own.

Past Dinner Award Recipients and Speakers include: Debra Messing, Maya Angelou, Ann Richards, Martin Sheen, Lily Tomlin, Sharon Stone, Goldie Hawn, Geena Davis, Bishop V. Gene Robinson, Judy Shepard, Cyndi Lauper and Gavin Newsom.