Plan On Joining a Fall Bowling League Now !!!
The Monday Night Women's League bowls at 6:35 PM at Fairlanes Southway (59 S. at Gessner).
& Fall start date: 6 PM, Sept. 12.
tV For more info contact Maria at 862-3630.
The Montrose Monday Night Men's League bowls at 9 PM and has moved to Palace Lanes (inside thej
Loop on Bellaire off 610). ™
£ Fall start date: 7:30 PM. Sept. 19.
w For more info contact Gardy at 641 -5424.
The Houston Thursday Nite Mixers bowl at 9 PM and have also moved to Palace Lanes.
_V Fall start date: 8 PM, Sept. 15
u For more info contact Tom at 522-9612.
The Sunday Evening Inner-Loop Alternative League bowls at 6:45 PM at Palace Lanes.
& Fall start date: 5 PM, Sept. 11.
iV For more info contact Tom at 522-9612.
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Texas Gay Veterans of Houston for those who are seeking to serve,
are serving or have served in the military.
We're committed to matters pertaining tc discrimination,
harassment and up-grading discharges.
Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM at the Veterans
Affairs Medical Center in room 4A-322.
For further information contact James Grace at 649-8808 or
Dave Tripp at 863-7183.
If additional information is required please feel free to contact
me at the above phone number or write to P.O. Box 27703-109f
Houston, Texas 77027.
Saturday, September 10, 10AM-5PM
Does the idea of dating scare you? Are
you ready to start date, but don't have
a clue about the first step? Are you
wanting to develop more comfort and confidence about dating? If any of these
are true for you, then Welcome to tbe
Dating Dance! The Dating Dance is a
safe and fun one-day workshop designed
for lesbians who want to learn to have
more fulfilling and enjoyable dating
experiences. The workshop is facilitated
by Joyce m. Gayles, PHD and Susan C-
Turell, PHD. Joyce and Susan bring to
this workshop expertise in working with
womenfs issues and life transition/growth
issues. For information and to register,
call 667-6047 and state that you are calling]
about the Dating Dance.
Houston Outdoor Group The Hogs sponsor a variety
of activities, everything from camping and horseback
riding to socials. Call KAMP-OUT for more Info.
Lambda Roller Skating (First, Third and Fifth Mon
days of the month, from 8:00 PM till 10:00 PM) Its
located at Dairy Ashford Skating at 1820 Dairy
AsJiford. The cost of skate rental is $ 5. The club
also sponsors outdoor skating, for more information
please call Keith at 933-5818 or you can call Steven
Montrose Ice Picks Skate nights are every third
Thursday of the month, at the Galleria Skating
Rink. For more information call Angel at 630-0707.
Houston Triangle Divers This is a Gay Sky Diving
Club. For more information call 530-7822.
The Movie Club This is a Gay social club that meets
every 1st & 3rd Saturday night of the month for
dinner and a Movie. For more info call 952-4048.
A new monthly newsletter in English has been started in Bangkok,
Thailand, to provide information on
Thai culture, tourist concerns, &
gay life in Thailand. Also included
will be sections such as News,
Press Watch, Entertainment, Thai
Lifestyle & Recreation. For a free
sample copy, write Bangkok News,
P.O. Box 93f Patpong Post Office,
Bangkok 10506, THAILAND.
GAY & LESBIAN MARDI GRAS PARADE
ATTRACTS 500,000 SPECTATORS
Sydney, Australia now sports the
largest lesbian & gay parade in the
world, greater than San Francisco or
New York City. It is also the
largest event in Australia and
brought 828.4 million into Sydney,
almost half from foreign tourists,
this past February.
The Mardi Gras gay parade began
in 1978 as a protest against the
oppression of lesbians & gay men in
Australia. The parade caps a month-
long series of Mardi Gras events.
NEW SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTITUTION
PROTECTS GAYS & LESBIANS
The Republic of South Africa has
become the first country in the world
to include sexual orientation protection in its constitution. The
African National Congress, after
pressure from lesbian and gay groups
in South Africa, included the provision in its constitution which took
effect in April 1994.
SWEDEN TO OK GAY MARRIAGES
The Swedish Parliament is expected
to approve a measure to legalize
registered same-sex marriages in the
near future. This would make Sweden
the third country, after Denmark &
Norway, to adopt same-sex partnership laws.
The British Broadcasting Corp.
will give homosexual workers who take
part in "a formal ceremony of com-
Initment,, a week's paid holiday to go
on honeymoon. The BBC decided to
expand the marriage leave benefits
to same sex couples in line with
their equal opportunities policy*
NEW LESBIAN NEWSLETTER - BRAZIL
"Lesbertdria", is a new Portuguese
language newsletter from Brazil. The
women in the group would be happy to
hear from other lesbian groups and
individuals in Portuguese, Spanish
or English. Sample issues of
"Lesbertaria" are $3.00, or more, to
help them with postage & printing
costs. Write: Caixa Postal 22014;
01495-970 Sao Paulo-SP; Brasil.
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT DENOUNCES POPE
In a speech at St. Peter's Square
Pope John Paul claimed that the
European Parliament "is asking that
a moral disorder be legitimized".
Parliament members Claudia Roth of
Germany & Nelvan Dijk of The Netherlands denounced the Pope's sermon as
"demonizing gays and lesbians" and
compared the Pope's position to the
church1 s spirit of the infamous