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Houston Voice, No. 1183, June 27, 2003 - File 037. 2003-06-27. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 16, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/721/show/708.

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Title Houston Voice, No. 1183, June 27, 2003
Contributor
  • Weaver, Penny
  • Crain, Chris
Publisher Window Media
Date June 27, 2003
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay liberation movement
Place
  • Houston, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
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  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 31485329
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Transcript 4 JUNE 27, 2003 PRIDE EDITION www.houston voice.com HOUSTON VOICE Pride 2003 Pride 2003 rocks this weekend The silver anniversary of Houston Gay Pride goes off the charts with annual parade and more By PENNY WEAVER If ever there was a time to be gay, out and proud in the Bayou City, it is this weekend. Houstonians celebrate 25 years of Pride with a bigger-than-ever nighttime parade and a bevy of activities through Sunday night Hope you've had your rest so you can participate in as many of the following as possible. Most are sponsored by the Pride Committee of Houston, but some simply have been planned by other groups or businesses in conjunction with PCOH's annual festivities. FRIDAY, JUNE 27 11 a.m.-5 p.m. National HIV Testing Day Cos); Free Montrose Clinic. 215 Westheimer The free rapid HIV antibody test provides results in less than 30 minutes. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. National HIV Testing Day Cost: Free Other sites for testing are: • Donald R. Watkins Prevention Center, 8449 Bellfort St, Suite 140 • WAM, 12401/2 Post Oak Road, Suite 121 ■ Kashmere Annex, 3815 Cavalcade • Progressive Amateur Boxing Association (PABA), 3212 Dowling For more information, contact the Houston Department of Health & Human Services HIV/STD infoline at 713-794-9020. Other agencies sponsoring the testing are Bread of Life. Families Under Urban & Social Attack (FUSSA), NAACP, Thomas Street Clinic and St. Hope Foundation. 7 p.m. Lesbian Film Night presents "Go Fish" Cost: Free; donations accepted for Houston GLBT Community Center Houston GLBT Community Cetiter, 3400 Montrose Blvd., Suite 207 Scores of talented Houstonians teamed up for 2002s "Before the Parade Passes By," the first Pride Cabaret. (All photos by Dalton DeHart) This year's Pride Cabaret will be held again at Alley Theatre, with a variety of performers collaborating for the production. The monthly Lesbian Film Night at the center this Friday screens the 1994 comedy "Go Fish." www.houstonglbtcenter.org. 8 p.m. Pride Cabaret: Before the Parade Passes By ..Again! Cost: $50 Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Ave A VTP Reception will follow the night's performance by some of the most popular local talents. This two-act review incorporates Broadway show tunes, popular standards, and comical skits, all within a Pride theme, according to the PCOH Web site. 8 p.m. GoGirlsRock! Houston Pride Cost: $8 Rhythm Room, 1815 Washington GoGirisMusic presents its second annual Pride concert with featured performers including Elizabeth White and Sarah Golden of Houston, www.gogirlsmusic.com. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Baile 2003 Cost: $30 in advance, $35 at the door Radisson Astrodome, Sam Houston Ballroom, 8686 Kirby Drive This Pride Week celebration is a black- tie event and Hispanic celebration, including dance with musica latina. The fund-raiser benefits gay organizations and includes a silent auction from 9 p.m. to midnight, and reception hors d'oeuvres at 9:30 p.m. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Steel Pride Cost: Donations accepted at the door Meteor, 2306 Genesee Grey Party Inc. presents a night of pride, music and entertainment to announce Steel Weekend, the group's new October GLBT fund-raiser. 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Out of the Bars and into the Streets with Q Patrol Cost: Free Meet at the Houston GLBT Community Center, 3400 Montrose, Suite 207 Houstonians are welcome to join Q Patrol on a special patrol through Montrose. For information, call 713-528-SAFE. 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Official Pre-Parade Party Rich's, 2401 San Jacinto "Silver" is the theme for this event, with special guest performer "Lady Bunny." The show begins at 12:30 and 1:30 a.m. on the main stage. SATURDAY, JUNE 28 3 p.m. Houston Comets Pride Day Cost: $8 and up The Houston Comets plan a first-ever Pride Day at the Comets game versus the San Antonio Silver Stars. The event includes Autograph Day, so the first 1,000 fans to enter the arena receive a voucher for the post-game autograph session. For more information, call Ericka Bowman at 713-963-7334, or fax orders to 713-513-8345. 6-8:15 p.m. Pre-Parade Concert featuring Amber Cost: Free Budweiser Stage at Westheimer and Yoakum Headlining will be Amber, singing her top dance hits, including "Sexual (Li Da Di)", "Above the Louds", "Yes", and "Need to be Naked." Joining Amber on stage will be popular local talent including the Gay Men's Chorus, Nancy Ford and Kofi, among many others, according to the Pride Committee. 8:45 p.m. America's Original Nighttime Pride Parade Cost: Free Parade runs on lower Westheimer from Woodhead to Whitney The 25tfi anniversary parade will include a synchronized light show and pyrotechnics display at the grandstand, located at Yoakum Street across from Mary's...Naturally. Bleacher seating with a prime view is available for a $25 donation to the Pride Committee. The Silver Celebration Pride Parade will include appearances by "Queer As Folk" cast member Robert Gant. the popular Dallas drag drill team "The Strangerettes," and a section of a special 25*f* anniversary rainbow flag created by Gilbert Baker, the rainbow flag's "Betsy Ross," according to PCOH. Emcees Maria Todd and Ernie Manouse will provide commentary on parade entries. 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Official Post-Parade Pride Party Rich's, 2401 San Jacinto "25" is the theme for the night, with recording artist Amber. Showtime is 1 a.m. on the main stage. 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Out of the Bars and into the Streets with Q Patrol Cost: Free Meet at the Houston GLBT Community Center, 3400 Montrose, Suite 207 SUNDAY, JUNE 29 3:30-9 a.m.SterlingPRIDE03 Cost: $20 The Gatsby, 2540 University Blvd. Spoiled Boyz presents SterlingPRIDE03, the official Houston Pride Afterhours Party, featuring DJ Dawna Montel. 5 p.m. Pride Parade Awards Ceremony 0 Houston, 710 Pacific Parade emcee Ernie Manouse and "Queer As Folk" cast member Robert Gant will help present trophies honoring the best of the best of Houston's Pride Parade entries. 6-10 p.m. "All the World's a Stage" By invitation Only Ovations, 2536 Suite B, Time Blvd. At Kirby This evening of gay theater and song benefits Unhinged Productions. For more information, call 713-547-0440. "Queer As Folk". The Babylon Tour South Beach, 810 Pacific The Babylon Tour, which tours the country in May, June and July, recreates the vibrant nightclub featured in the television series. The tour stops in Houston at South Beach, with music provided by DJ Tracy Young and a special appearance by "Queer As Folk" cast member Robert Gant. The cowboy hats and rainbow colors burst out all over Montrose on Saturday night for the annual Houston Pride Parade. f) MORE INFO Pride Committee of Houston P.O. Box 66071 Houston. TX 77266-6071 Phone: 713-529-6979 Fax: 713-529-6929 wwwpridehouston.org e-mail: info(ajpridehouston.org
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