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Houston Breakthrough 1977-02 - Page 19. February 1977. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 24, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/4451/show/4448.

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(February 1977). Houston Breakthrough 1977-02 - Page 19. Houston and Texas Feminist and Lesbian Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/4451/show/4448

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Title Houston Breakthrough 1977-02
Publisher Breakthrough Publishing Co.
Date February 1977
Description Vol. 2 No. 2
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  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
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Transcript To and from Advancements Sharon Blair, Program Director or KUHT/Channel 8, has been sleeted to the board of the National Association of Education Broadcasters (NAEB), the orofessional organization for aye: 3,000 people working in no, commercial television. Her board verm runs through 1980. Announcements Association for Women Attorneys s recruiting new members. For nformation call Burta Raborn, 326-9500. Attention women artists and artisans: If you do art or crafts start getting some work together. Pointblank Times is sponsoring a feminist arts and crafts show and sale at Sunshine Gallery of Art (a woman-owned gallery). It's scheduled for March 12 and 13, and will coincide with Pointblank Times' second birthday. The entry fee of $5 will cover operating expenses. Send it with a description of the type and size of work you plan to enter to: Sunshine Gallery, 8006 Park Place Blvd, Houston, 77087, by Feb. 22. If you have any questions, please call Liz Brimm, 524-3642, or Jean Buchanan, 649-9710 or 649-2417. Developmental Education Services is fortunate in having Dr. 3alvin Ryals present a series of ectures concerning moral and ?go development. Ten two-hour ectures each Wednesday, 7-9 p.m., starting Feb. 23. Fee is $3 oer lecture or donation. It is asked that persons wishing to attend :all 524-6637 because class size will be limited. Help! Must find good home for healthy eager-to-please, house- broken mutt. Long, black, silky hair, 16" high, year-old male. Call 664-8055. The second annual Outstanding Women's Luncheon,sponsored by the YWCA, will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Imperial Ballroom, Friday, Feb. 25, at noon. The luncheon is honoring employed women whose contributions are essential to the success of their organizations. For mce information, contact Mrs. Dee Bishop of the Y, who is chairing the committee. Houston Area NOW is working in cooperation with the YWCA Women in Crisis Housing Committee to set up and provide continuing services to women in :risis. Volunteers/input are badly needed, especially home tele- Dhone advocates. Please call Jamie Luke, 529-2900 (after 5:30). Deden YWCA announces these exciting events for February: During the Old Rosenburg trip, Feb. 15, tour the Fort Bend County Museum and the 1883 John M. Moore mansion before stopping at Carrie Nation's 1860 cottage. Beginning Feb. 3, you can learn the basics of backpacking. A weekend trip will put you in touch with the first signs and smells of spring. Houston Post columnist L.G. Marsters, Jr. tells how to keep your plants healthy and happy, from 10-11 a.m., Feb. 9. For details and fees call Christie Jelen, 523-6881. Pregnant women, we are beautiful! Let's form a group and meet regularly to give loving support to each other, to share massage, chanting, breathing techniques, meditation, and more. 661-9994. Backpacking Basics. To co-exist with nature without leaving a trace. The essentials-food, clothing, shelter, equipment-what to carry, how to choose it, how to organize and get it packed. The class is designed to get you into the wilderness and a weekend campout and hike. Conducted by Nancy Landau, 1974 National Outdoor Leadership School Graduate. Classes start Feb. 1 and March 14. UH Sundry School Registration-Feb. 1-7. For information call 749-1253. Room available in liberated community house. Share expenses. Call 523-3118, evenings. Texans for ERA has pledged support to Nevada. It has a very good chance to ratify the ERA, but needs our help. We expect action in Nevada by the end of February. To get it, they need our money now, and we need Nevada. Make your check payable to: Texans for ERA - Nevada Fund, 711 San Antonio, Austin, Texas 78701. Let's write history in order to right history! Women's History Research Center, Inc. has collected over a million documents relating to the role of women in our society. Urge your favorite library to order these microfilms: "Herstory"; "Women & Health/Mental Health"; "Women & Law." Contact Barbara Baisley, Northeast Micrographics, P.O. Box 2, Bran- ford, Ct., 06405, (203)-488-6583. In Houston, pieces of these microfilms are available as follows: Texas Medical Center has "Women & Health/Mental Health;" UH has the first third of "Herstory;" Rice University has reel No. 6 of Section I of "Women & Law." Volunteers Needed by Women In Action to staff WIRES, the new Women's Information, Referral and Exchange Service. If you have skills in office management and are committed to helping women, share some of your time providing information to the Houston women's community. Call 527-0718. Channel 8's Art Auction will be headed by Geri Hooks this year, and is scheduled for May. Anyone interested in making a donation should call 748-0350. Employment Hattie Thurlow, coordinator of Volunteer Services in Adult Education at Houston Community College, is actively looking for speakers for seminars on "Women in Non-Traditiona! Roles". These skills - training are related particularly to blue collar jobs, such as electricians, plumbers, auto-mechanics, oil well riggers, pipe fitters, and welders. Speakers will be informing female students on preparations for these jobs. Call 524-2128 to participate or to suggest speakers. Let's help spread the words about these jobs. Public Affairs Director to produce and host daily one-hour public affairs program. Must be fluent in Spanish. Reply KORO-TV, Attention: Eva Esparza Wardlow, 600 Leopard #102 Corpus Christi, TX 78401. 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 ho!p vnu file a charge with the EEOC. Courses/Schools Downtown YWCA is sponsoring a bus trip to Austin to view the special bicentennial exhibition, "Remember the Ladies" that will be on display at the LBJ Library in the spring. The trip will be Saturday, March 26, and will depart from the Downtown Y at 7:30 a.m. Fee is $12 for members and $15 for non-members Call 523-6881 for a reservation. Also coming up: Armand Bayou Boat Tour, March 5. Defensive Driving Course, reservations due March 1 for two-part course on March 7 & 14. Graduates are eligible for a 10% reduction on car insurance premiums. Leisure Classes Open House, March 9. Salt-free cooking class, Feb. 11. YWCA Black History Week Feb. 7-12 at the Blue Triangle branch. Events will include a film, "Harriet Tubman" on Feb. 7; the Houston Black Ensemble Company will present Black theater on Feb. 8; Black health is the topic for Feb. 9; The Nvota Dancers will perform on Feb. 10; Displays of Black art and crafts will remain on view for the public through Feb. 12. Contact Christie Jelen, 523- 6881 for information. The Urban Resources Center at TSU is sponsoring a Transportation Forum March 1-3 at the Shamrock Hilton Hotel. The conference is designed to examine the overall impact of the transportation planning process on low-income transit dependent groups and explore ways to strengthen the planning capabilities of organizations directly involved in transportation planning. Pre-registration deadline for the transportation forum is Feb. 15. For more information please contact the TSU Urban Resources Center, 527-7282. Mini-seminars offered by Identity, Inc. Feb. 4 - "Uppers, Downers and Bummers"; Feb. 11 -"Does My Child Have a Problem?"; Feb. 18 - "Divorce and the Healing Process"; Feb. 25 - "Loneliness." Cost: $10/person/ seminar. 1651 Richmond. Call 526-9808. Media KPFT Women's Collective programs for February include: Feb. 16, Women in Action and Feb. 23 women musicians. Listen in Wednesdays from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. If you or your organization would like to be interviewed or have something aired, call the Collective at 526-4000. The War Widow, a drama about a sensitive relationship between two women during the First World War, comes back to Channel 8 Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. Replay is on Feb. 12 at 9 p.m. "Woman," shown Fridays at 10:30 p.m. on Ch. 8, will present: Feb. 2, Women and Taxes; Feb. 11, Sexual Abuse of Children; Feb. 18, Androgyny; Feb. 25, Women and Heart Attacks, part I (part II on March 4.) Meetings Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. CARA monthly meeting at the Children's Education Development Center, 1505 Kane. Call 524-6004 for more information. Feb. 8: CR Group formation meeting, at 7:30 p.m., Spring Branch Memorial library, 930 Corbindale. For information call 493-5928. Feb. 9: Northwest NOW business meeting at 7:30 p.m., Century 21, 1611 N. Gessner. Feb. 15: Southwest and Inner City joint program meeting at 7 p.m. Rap on feminism, Jungman Branch library, 5830 Westheimer. Feb. 16: HCWPC Action meeting at 7:30 p.m., First Unitarian Church, Room 13, 5210 Fannin. Feb. 17: Math Anxiety class formation meeting at 7:30 p.m. Jungman Branch library, 5830 Westheimer. A series of workshops will be set up for the following weeks. Feb. 19: HCWPC Convention at 10 a.m.-2 p.m., First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin. Feb. 22: West University NOW meeting at 7:30 p.m., W. University Elementary School. Feb. 24: Women's Rights Coordinating Council meeting - check with your organization's delegate as to exact location. Trans-People, a study group for transvestites, trans-sexuals and transgenderists meets each Monday night, 7:30, at Metropolitan Community Church of the Resurrection, 1214 Joe Annie Street. Women for the rights of lesbian mothers are organizing support- rap groups, programs, information-research channels. Call 529- 0261 for details. February meetings: Monday, Feb. 7 and Monday, Feb. 21. The Hite Report and a video tape interview with Shere Hite, which aired on Channel 11's public affairs show Sorting It Out recent-l ly will be the subject of the monthly meeting of MENSA on Feb.18 at 8 p.m. A pane discussion on female sexuality will take place following the screening. Participants include Dr. Dale Hill, Eveiyn Yoakum, and Dr. Paul Rothaus. At American General Life Insurance Co., 2727 Allen Pkwy. First Unitarian Women's Group presents: Feb. 6, Miriam Rothaus, therapist, "Human Ecology; Recycling Our Lives," Channing Hall; Feb. 13, Elissa Stotts of the Rape Crisis Intervention, in the Sanctuary; (Multimedia presentation on loneliness sponsored by the church for everyone, all ages in the sanctuary); Feb. 27, Dr. Nanette Bruckner, Associate Professor of Psychology and therapist, "Why Can't a Woman be More Like a Man!?" in the Sanctuary. 5210 Fannin and Southmore at 10 a.m. The Desk & Derrick Club of Bellaire meets each fourth Tuesday of the month at Sonny Look's on Main St. Each dinner is followed by a speaker from the petroleum industry. For membership information contact Ann Daigle, 926-5258. The Association for Women in Science will hold its next meeting on Feb. 14 at the Autry House, 6265 Main St. A representative from the League of Women Voters will speak on ERA, presenting an update on where it stands and what it really means. A short business meeting will be conducted at 7:30 p.m., followed by the program to begin at 8:15. Workshops "Women Employed in Commercial Construction" meets 15 Monday evenings, 6:30 - 9 p.m. Feb. 14 - May 23. Fee is $100. Class limited to 30. Mail check to Public Contact, Continuing Education Center, 4800 Calhoun,University of Houston, Houston 77004. The workshop is planned in response to persons needing basic information related to the construction industry. The workshop is of particular interest to companies and organizations needing programs for career development of employees. Men in Transition: A conference for people working with men. Saturday, Feb. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. See workshop schedule on page Women In Action announces plans for a community workshop to help in the creation of a Women's Information, Referral and Exchange Service (WIRES). Women In Action wants to introduce WIRES to the community with an explanation of its services, structure and goals. Task force chairpersons will describe their research areas. If you are interested call 527-0718 tmm Page 18 • February 1977 • Houston Breakthrough