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The Wand 1995-10 - Page 3. October 1995. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 2, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/5937/show/5931.

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(October 1995). The Wand 1995-10 - Page 3. Houston and Texas Feminist and Lesbian Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/5937/show/5931

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Title The Wand 1995-10
Publisher Womynspace
Date October 1995
Description Vol. 12 [No. 10]. On some pages, comic strips have been digitally obscured to protect owner's copyright.
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  • Women--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
  • Feminists--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
  • Lesbians--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
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  • periodicals
Language English
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Digital Collection Houston and Texas Feminist and Lesbian Newsletters
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Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Women--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
  • Feminists--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
  • Lesbians--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
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Transcript Weekly Events SUNDAYS 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. MONDAYS 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. TUESDAYS Women's Clarity Group - A New Way 7pm to 9pm 5906 Dolores #201, 784-6511. Facilitated by Linda Bedre. 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. WEDNESDAYS 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. THURSDAYS 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. FRIDAYS CODA Support Group (CoDependency) at 7:00pm MCCR, 1919 Decatur, 861-9149 See entry for July 2. SATURDAYS 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. Community Calendar 1 SUNDAY 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. 2 MONDAY 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. 3 TUESDAY 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. 4 WEDNESDAY 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. 5 THURSDAY 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 6 FRIDAY 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. 7 SATURDAY 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. 8 SUNDAY 9 MONDAY 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 sphl319@utsph.sph.uth.tmc.edu 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. 10 TUESDAY 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, 980-7995. 11 WEDNESDAY 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 521-1000. 12 THURSDAY 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. 13 FRIDAY 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 14 SATURDAY 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 861-9149. 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 552-9445. 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, call 521-1000. 15 SUNDAY 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.