Metropolitan Community Church of the
Resurrection, 1919 Decatur 861 -9149. I loly
Huchanst Service at 9:00am (45 min); Choir Rehearsal
9:30am; Traditional Service 11:00am (Signed for
hearing impaired). Nursery available both services.
The Women's Group - The Women's Crroup meets at
Central Congregational Church, 1311 Holman at
3:30pm. NO MEETING (special programs instead) on
Oct 1 and Oct 15. See the special events calendar for
the schedule. Soon the Women's Group will be back at
their original location, the First Unitanan Church on
Fannin. Check Inklings Bookshop for the October
Schedule. For more info, call Ins 529-8571.
Dignity 11 am-2pm Coffee, snacks and conversation
5:30pm Holy Eucharist Worship, 1307 Yale. See Jul 8.
Houston Tennis Club (HTC), Memorial Park Tennis
Center, meets from 9am to noon. HTC is a lesbian gay
tennis club with members of all levels of play -
beginner to advanced. For more info, call Bobby
Riggins at 868-5039.
Montrose Flag Football, 1:00pm at Memorial Park.
For more info, call 526-7271.
HeartSong Women's Chorus rehearses at 7pm in the
Community Room in Sharpstown Center. New and
former members welcome. For info, call 526-9095
Women's Roller Hockey 6-8pm at Trade Winds
Roller Rink, 5006 West 34th at 290. All skill levels
welcome. Bring your skates, a stick, pads & a helmet.
$8 per person. For info, call Trade Winds at 682-5312
or Houston Inline Association at 863-1107.
Monday Nite Women's Bowling League reports
Legal Insanity is in first while Maybe, Maybe Not is in
second. Nine is Fine is third and Walking Wounded is
4th. For info, call Pat 437-6218 or Maria at 862-3630.
Women's Clarity Group - A New Way 7pm to 9pm
5906 Dolores #201, 784-6511. Facilitated by Linda
CODA Support Group (CoDependency) at 7:00pm
MCCR, 1919 Decatur, 861-9149.
Southern Country Country Western Dance lessons at
The Ranch, 9200 Buffalo Speedway, 8:00pm.
Lambda Rollerskating Club Skate Night each
Wednesday at Starlite Skating Rink, 8075 Cook Road
at Beechnut, 575-7655, 8:30-10:30p.m. $5 admission,
$6 if you rent their skates. Take 159 South, exit and
turn right on Beechnut. Stay on Beechnut past the Sam
Houston Parkway and turn right on Cook Road. For
more info, call Keith at 933-5818.
MCCR Jubilation Mixed Ensemble 6:30pm Choir
Rehearsal or Bible Study at 7:30pm, 1919 Decatur.
Get your instruments out of the closet! The
Houston Pride Band has formed to provide musical
entertainment for the lesbian and gay community. We
are actively seeking musicians of all skill levels and
instrumentation. Rehearsals are held at Dignity
Houston, 1307 Yale on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to
9:00pm. Contact Russell Williams for further details at
524-0218 or send E-mail HousTxBand@aol.com.
Bi-NET Bisexual Network of Houston meets 7pm
Wednesdays at MCCR, 1919 Decatur St. 861-9149.
Nancy Ford at Ms. Bs performing music and comedy
at 8:30pm, 9200 Buffalo Speedway.
Lesbian & Gay Voices, 9-1 lpm 90.1FM KPFT
Womyn's music, reviews of gay and lesbian cultural
events, new s from This Way Out.
CODA Support Group (CoDependency) at 7:00pm
MCCR, 1919 Decatur, 861-9149 See entry for July 2.
Dignity serving Houston's community of Gay,
Lesbian, Bi-sexual Catholics and friends - 7:30pm
Traditional Worship 1307 Yale Ste. H in the Heights.
Call for events, schedule, movie night 880-2872.
Movie Club for gay/lesbian movie go-ers meets each
Saturday to have dinner and watch the latest movies on
the big screen. Call 395-2126.
The Women's Group will car-pool at 9am to go to the
Unitarian church in Galveston for "Black Sun Rising",
a performance piece by Jacsun Shah and Rise Collins.
Call Ins at 529-8571 for info.
P-TLAG Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians &
Gays general meeting.. 2pm St. Francis Episcopal
Church, 345 Pmev Point Road, 867-9020.
Battered/Formerly Battered Women's Coalition
6th Annual Candlelight Vigil to Mourn, Celebrate
and Reaffirm 6:30pm on the steps of City Hall. This
event marks a National Day of Unity Against Domestic
Violence and launches a month of activities observing
October as Domestic Violence Awareness month. FYI
call Bessie at 445-8310.
Suzanne Westenhoefer "Nothing in my Closet but
Clothes" at Houston's Laff Stop, 524-2333, 7:30pm,
and 9:45pm. $ 15 advance and $ 18 day of the show.
Pride Committee of Houston, Executive Committee
Meeting, 7pm 2700 Albanv #304, 529-6979.
Houston Gay & Lesbian Political Caucus general
meeting first Wednesdays at 7:30pm, 2700 Albany
304. For info, call 521-1000.
Gay Lesbian Hispanics Unidos (GLHU) regular
monthly meeting, 7:30pm. Metropolitan Multi Service
Center, 1475 West Gray. 270-GLFfU.
Health Fair Planning Meeting 7:30pm at the MultiService Center on West Gray. The Lesbian Health
Initiative (LHI) has scheduled a second health fair for
January 1996. Officers of LHI are Pat Gandy, President
and Jackie Duvall, Chair. Volunteers and organizations
who are interested in co-sponsoring this health fair or
setting up booths are invited to this planning meetmg.
For information, call Virginia at 681 -1309.
Montrose Ice Picks 8pm, Galleria Ice Rink 629-1432
Lone Star Women's Music Festival Oct 6,7 and 8
on the Guadalupe River near Austin. $ 105 at the gate
(no checks) 512-929-0002.
Airing Out the Silent Pain <& Shame of Abuse &
Violence, a free to the public, Community Awareness
Rally and Art Exhibit to educate, document and raise
society's awareness of the deadly epidemics of Abuse &
Domestic Violence. Hosted by Fair Care Center's
Sisters Against Abuse and Violence - Refuge and
Support Group. Texas Southern University, 3100
Cleburne in the Ernest S. Sterling Center, Tiger Room,
3rd floor from 2:00pm until 6:00pm. An RSVP by
phone (713) 734-1461 or (page) 902-9123 or by
letter/memo (fax) 734-1636 is greatly appreciated.
Texas Medical Center LAMBDA Network meeting,
5pm second Monday each month. RAS W-204 (School
of Public Health BIdg). We welcome all TMC Lesbian,
Gay and Bi- friendly students, staff and faculty. For
info, call 523-5539 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancer Support Group meets on the 2nd and 4th
Monday at the Montrose Counseling Center 6:30-
8:00pm. For info, call Virginia at 681 -1309.
Houston Gay and Lesbian Parents- a support group
for the parents on the second Tuesday of the month and
also a monthly family activity, MCCR, 1919 Decatur,
Women's Network-Coming Out Together. Today is
National Coming Day! In keeping with its spirit, come
and share in "coming out" stories, whether they be old
or current, with the understanding women in the
Network. The Women's Network meets on 2nd & 4th
Wednesdays, 7-9pm at the Montrose Counseling
Center, 701 Richmond, Room 15. For info, call 529-
0037. A donation of $3-$5 per meeting is requested.
Houston Gay & Lesbian Political Caucus board
meetmg second Wednesdavs at 7:30pm. For info, call
The Montrose Ice Picks (skate nites on the second
Thursday of the month) from 8-10pm at the Galleria
Ice Rink, 5015 Westheimer, $5 plus $2 for skates, For
more info, call Angel at 629-1432.
The Sound of Encodings, a reading by women writers
to support ENCODINGS: A Feminist Literary Journal,
8pm at the Central Congregational Church, 1311
Holman (between Austin & Caroline, near HCC).
Suggested donation $3-$5. For info, call 529-7329
12 Step Women's Support Group for addictions,
grief work, healing and empowerment, 9:30 a.m. to 12
p.m. on the 2nd Saturday of each month for women
with at least a year of sobriety. Sliding scale. For info,
call Peacemaker at 293-8653.
Does the idea of dating scare you? Are you ready to
start datmg but don't have a clue about the first step0
Are you wanting to develop more comfort and
confidence about dating? If any of these are true for
you, then Welcome to the 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. Joyce brings to
this workshop expertise in working with women's
issues and life transition/growth issues. For information
and to register, call 667-6047 and state that you are
calling about the dating dance.
MCCR offers seminar on Sexuality and the
Scriptures 10:00am - 4:00pm. Free but bring "brown
bag" lunch. Presented by Rev. Ralph Lasher, Master of
Divinity Degree, an Episcopal priest who was asked to
resign from the church over 35 years ago after he
announced that he was gay. Please RSVP for seminar
Sister Art Network will present a poetry reading by
Nikky Finney. 7:00pm at the SHAPE Community
Center located at 3815 Live Oak. Sign language
interpreted/ wheelchair accessible. Also on the
program will be local artists. $5, $3 for seniors and
students with ID. Sponsors for this event are The
African American Studies program at the U of H, The
Houston Chapter of the National Black Women's
Health Project, The Reading Club, Sisters of Houston
and Faye Roberts. Nikky Finney is an Associate
Professor Creative Writing at the University of
Kentucky at Lexington and author of two books of
poetry On Wings Made of Gauze and Rice. For info,
contact Sherri at 437-0984.
Meet the Players Party hosted by the Virginia
Slims Legends benefiting the Design Industries
Foundation for AIDS (DIFFA/Houston) will be held at
6:00pm at Neiman Marcus Town& Country featuring
special appearances by such stars as Tracy Austin,
Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King and Chris Evert.
Tickets are $50. For more info, call Tori Williams at
20th Houston Gay Lesbian Political Caucus
Awards Dinner - Keynote speaker, Donna Red Wing
was named "Woman of the Year" in 1992 by The
Advocate magazine in honor of her work against the
Radical Right in Oregon. Joe Zuniga, author of Soldier
of the Year is also scheduled to speak. Tickets are $65
for individuals and $ 125 for couples. For reservations,
Women's Sanctuary- The Sermon of Harriet
Hitaji Aziz. 5:00pm Central Congregation Church,
1311 Holman. This powerful sermon is presented in
the spirit of Harriet Tubman, set in the style of the old
traditional black church. The presentation is a call to
respond to community and personal change, a call for a
new spiritual/political approach to oppression and
liberation within the women's conrmiinity. Hitaji Aziz
is the owner of Peacemaker Enterprise, a consulting
agency for the management of diversity'. She has been
an activist for more than three decades, a motivational
speaker, a talk show host and mother of three. For more
information, contact Iris at 529-8571 Women's
Sanctuary' is sponsored by The Women's Group of the
First Unitarian Church.