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Texans Are Tippin' Hats Toward Equality
Equality Texas Ally Awards to honor individuals and organizations that have embodied true equality for all Texans, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity
WHO: Equality Texas
WHAT: Ally Awards
WHEN: Friday, June 22, 2012, 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Vendome, 3505 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas, TX 75219
WHY: Fundraising event that recognizes individuals and organizations that advance equality for all Texans
ATTIRE: Western chic, including cowboy and cowgirl hats, buckles and boots
HOW MUCH?: Individual tickets are $75.00 and host committee tickets are $125.00 per person; corporate sponsorship opportunities range from $1,000 to $10,000
A truly Texan event, the Equality Texas Ally Awards attendees will be dustin’ off their cowboy and cowgirl boots, polishin’ their belt buckles and donnin’ 10-gallon hats for an evening of live entertainment, guest celebrity appearances, a hosted bar, and tasty desserts, all Texas style! The highly visible, inclusive event is expected to attract over 200 influential individuals and business leaders from both the LGBT and allied communities.
Tickets sales to the Equality Texas Ally Awards benefit the advocacy work of Equality Texas (http://www.EqualityTexas.org), which advocates and lobbies for the elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. All underwriting event sponsorships are fully tax-deductible and support the public education work of the Equality Texas Foundation (http://www.equalitytexas.org/
Featuring estate homes in the sky and located along beautiful Turtle Creek, The Vendome (http://www.vendomedallas.com) is one of Dallas’ premier high-rise residential resort developments.
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As the largest civil rights organization in Texas dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression, the Equality Texas Foundation educates and engages the public about policies and their effect on Texans of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.