To and from
Want to celebrate the New Year
Oct. 31, in synchronous ritual
with women across the U.S.? Call
Prairie, 862-7390, after 6 p.m.
One of the rituals will be a fire
burning with each woman throwing into the fire a symbol of
something she would like to be rid
of for the rest of the year. The
energy from the fire will be
directed to Sisters Everywhere.
Houston Moonlight Bicycle
Ramble, a casual, two-hour fun
and recreational bicycle ride.
Sunday, Oct. 24. Fee: $1. Information: 497-0981 or 526-7011.
Women's Group at First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin,
meets Sundays, 10 a.m. Oct. 3:
Nikki Van Hightower "The Women's Movement: Crises and
Accomplishments"; Oct. 10:
Carol Powell "Women in Religion"; Oct. 17: Glenna Cloud,
Women's Health Collective, gives
slide presentation; Oct. 24; Alice
Rickel,KPFT; Oct. 31; Betty Sue
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Buttons & T—Shirts, etc.
"A Woman Without a Man is
Like a Fish Without a Bicycle"
buttons, 50 cents plus 13 cents
postage--46 other sayings plus
t-shirts, feminist jewelry, etc.
Send 13 cents for brochure to
FERNE, P.O. Box 113 T.C.B.,
West Orange, New Jersey 07052.
"Women Are News" t-shirts
from Houston Breakthrough.
Sizes S (32-34), M (36-38), L
(40-42) and XL (44). Brown
silk-screen on natural. Send $6
(tax & postage included) to P.O.
Box 88072, Houston 77004.
Communicating with Kids. Find
out how your relationships with
children can be more meaningful
and rewarding. Cora Root Peden
YWCA, 11209 Clematis Ln. Call
723-4752. Oct. 6, 13 and 20.
Reach 45,000 readers monthly
with a classified ad in Houston
Breakthrough. Ads run 20 cents
per word (min. 15 words).
Women's groups and non-profit
groups may run free ads of
announcements or services. Any
workshop or seminar with registration fee in excess of $10 must
pay per-word rate. Subscribers
seeking employment may run free
ads (up to 25 words). All copy
should be typewritten, double-
spaced. Ad copy deadline: 20th
of each month.
Seeking Self-Realization? Have
you ever wondered what your
level of ego development is? Are
you conformist? hedonistic? impulsive? autonomous? Dr. Kelvin
Ryals, winner of the Teaching
Excellence Award at UH, with the
Kent State experience behind
him, will answer these questions
in a course he is offering at
Developmental Education Services. Many of Dr. Ryals former
students have commented that
this course changed their lives.
At the UH his classes had waiting
lists that were a testament to his
dynamic, sometimes controversial presentation. Pre-registra-
tion is required. Ten two-hour
sessions, starting Oct. 31, $50.
For additional information call
Dance classes based on a philosophy of natural movement
springing from an inner source.
Janice Marie 524-3653.
Join or renew membership now!
Enclosed is a check for membership of $
Q$5 Limited Income Member
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^" ^^ D$50 Sustaining Membership
The Humanities Institute of the
Jewish Community Center presents "Man and Woman-The
Relation of the Sexes" on Thursdays, 7:30-9:30, beginning Oct. 7,
taught by Donald S. Lutz, Ph.D.,
Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Political Science, UH. Also "19th
Century English Literary Women" on Fridays, 9:30-11:30,
beginning Oct. 8, taught by Julia
Wolf Mazow, Ph.D., with the
Dept. of English, UH Woodlands.
Call Lorraine Brown, 729-3200
for fees and additional information.
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UH Continuing Education Center,
Part II "Women in Supervision on
Oct. 12 & 19. "The Career-
Minded Secretary" on Oct. 13.
"Apartment Communities: Individual/Family Development" on
Oct. 7. For information call Dr.
Alice Whatley 745-4185.
Self-Help Classes starting Oct. 18
on Monday nights. Call Houston
Women's Health Collective at
523-9317 or 526-7406.
Sex discrimination. If you feel
you are being discriminated a-
gainst because of your sex, in
hiring, firing or promotion in a job
by an employer, contact Women's
Equity Action League (WEAL),
667-8556 and they will help you
file a charge with the EEOC.
Tele-Image, Inc., a new videotape
production facility, is compiling a
list of free-lance media people for
use in future productions. Employment on a part-time basis
only. If interested write or call
(214) 245-3561, Tele-Image, Inc.,
2225 Beltline, 321, Carrollton, Tx.
National WEAL is collecting
resumes of women to recommend
for possible appointment to public
office either paid or volunteer at
the national level. If you would
like to be considered, please send
your resume to Kay Whyburn at
2234 Goldsmith, Houston 77025.
(Include fields you would be interested in on a separate sheet.) She
will send them on to National
WEAL. Please do not be modest.
You are qualified. Consider some
of the "turkeys" currently serving in Washington.
"Move Sisters Move!" Stand Up
Sisters!, feminist theatre group
composed of women and men of
diverse experiences, presents a
view of womenhood through a
collage of music and readings. At
YWCA, 3515 Allen Parkway, Oct.
27,8 p.m. $1.50 donation.
Gemini Productions' next film:
Woman to Woman, Dec. 3, First
Unitarian Church. Put on your
A "Help Us Make It Through The
First Year"~benefit for Houston
Breakthrough the second Saturday and Sunday of each month:
Oct. 9 & 10, Nov. 13 & 14, and
Dec. 11 & 12. Donations may be
brought beforehand to 1708 Rosewood. We will pick up larger
items. Women's groups are
welcome to participate "flea-
market" style for their own fundraiser. Call for details, 526-6686.
See you Oct. 9 & 10 at 1708
Houston Area Feminist Federal
Credit Union needs help from its
members to run the office at 2418
Travis. If interested call B.L. at
Houston Breakthrough will enthusiastically welcome anyone
with car who can help circulate
the newspaper during the month.
Help us get the word out. Call
Girls' basketball coach needed at
Magnolia YWCA. Call Candy
Freeman, Athletic Director,
Rape Crisis Coalition will hold a
training program for victims advocate volunteers beginning Oct.
2. The program will be held at
1-5:30 p.m. on five consecutive
Saturdays. Attendance at all five
sessions is necessary to become
an advocate. Advocates provide
crisis intervention counseling to
victims and their families by
phone. They also accompany
victims to the police station,
hospital or courts. Both male and
female advocates are needed. If
You are interested, call Crisis
CURE wants to hear from people
who can offer transportation or
who need rides to prisons. Call
529-6388 or attend meeting Oct.
19 at TSU Law School, 7:30 p.m.
Anyone willing to help with ads
for Houston Breakthrough. 15%
commission. Call 526-6686.
Aaron Women's Clinic, 6565
DeMoss, offers a broad spectrum
of services and birth control.
Speakers and educational services are provided at no charge to
special interest groups through
the speaker's bureau. Aaron
Women's Clinic is continually
working to find new alternatives
to offer women. Please call for
further information 774-9706.
Author Kate Millett (Sexual
Politics and Flying) will present a
talk on "Female Sexuality" at
Agnes Arnold Hall at tne UH
campus at 8 p.m. on Nov. 18. Her
visit is being sponsored by the
UH Dept. of Women's Affairs and
The Program Council. Her talk
will highlight a two-day Women's
Health Seminar on campus:
"Biological Aspects of Women's
Health" (Nov. 17) and "Psychological Aspects of Women's
Health" (Nov. 18). For more info
call UH Women's Advocate Diane
Women's Health Meeting, Oct.
12 at 7:30 p.m., will discuss self-
help and midwifery. Sponsored
by HWHC and HOME. Call
526-7406 or 523-9317.
Massage for Women: to explore
inner spaciousness and balance
energy. For appt. call Beth
Kendrick, 523-0368. Donations
KPFT/Pacifica invites your input
at the KPFT Women's Meeting at
7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at
419 Lovett Blvd. The "Sugar and
Spice" (Saturdays 9-10 a.m.) program welcomes community participation. Call Alice Rickel at
526-4000 or 528-0397.
Equality Month Party Auction.
Sponsored by The American
Assoc, of University Women and
the League of Women Voters to
raise funds for ERA campaign in
unratified states. Saturday, Oct.
16, 8 p.m., at Hattie Thurlow's,
13307 Kingsride. 468-3600. Bar-
Pool-Fantastic People (You!)
Meet the candidates for County
Commissioner, Precinct 3, Janis
Pool and Bob Eckels. Oct. 5 at
Spring Branch-Memorial YWCA,
1102 Campbell Rd., 9:30-12 a.m.
Candidates and Issues Forum--
Oct. 9, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Come
meet the candidates who will be
on the election ballot for county,
state, and federal offices from the
American, Democratic, La Raza,
Republican and Socialist parties.
YWCA, 3515 Allen Parkway.
Old Fashioned BBQ and Political
Rally at Busch Gardens, Oct. 19.
HCWPC fundraiser. If you can
help, or want information, call
Julia Donoho, 621-1096 or Donna
Dressmaking & Alterations: Euna
Register for workshops offered by
Family Services Center. "Human
"Self-Assertion for Women," lots
more. Call 524-3881 for information.
"Women and Management."
This workshop focuses on new
roles working women are assuming and the special problems they
face as they advance in management. The leaders will be Drew
Scott (co-author with Dorothy
Jongeward of two Addison-
Wesley books: Affirmative Action
for Women: A Practical Guide
and Women as Winners: Change
Through Transactional Analysis)
and Beth Stecker, Associate Director of Interface and organizational development consultant.
Wednesday and Thursday, Nov.
10 & 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fee $150.
For additional information and
reservation call Interface at