TLC 90 IN SAN ANTONIO MAY 18-20
First Annual National Women's Recovery Roundup
The Third Annual Texas
Lesbian Conference will be held
in San Antonio on May 18-20 at
the Menger Hotel. TLC's San
Antonio sponsor, Woman Space.
has secured noted author, activist and teacher Joan Nestle
as the keynote speaker.
As co-founder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives in 1974,
Nestle has dedicated her life
to gathering, preserving, and
documenting lesbian heritage.
The Archives' extraordinary
collections come from organiza-
tions and individuals
worldwide. Dedicated volunteers and friends maintain its
extensive holdings. In additional to education, community
outreach, and presentations of
cultural events, the Archives
sponsors special projects, such
as the 90 minute documentary on
the Daughters of Bilitis, the
first membership organization
"People like to hear about
Willa Cather or Edna St. Vincent Millay or Bessie Smith or
Edmonia Lewis, a few of the
so-called famous lesbians. We
must remember the common women
who live historic lives without
the protection of fame and social class to buffer them
against a hostile world which
felt—and still feels—lesbians
have no right to exist," says
Joan Nestle is also a
teacher in the SEEK Program at
Queens College of the City College of New York, and the
author of A Restricted Country,
a political and biographical
prose collection. She has also
authored numerous articles, essays and books, in addition to
speaking before varied
audiences all over the country.
She has been a member of the
New York City lesbian and gay
community for over thirty
Letty Gomez will be the
second keynote speaker at the
Conference. Plans are underway
for workshops, exhibits, a film
festival, and an art show as
part of the Conference.
Call (512) 828-LISA, (512)
828-5472 for more information
or write to TLC at PO Box
12327, San Antonio, Tx. 78212.
Houston will host the First Annual National Women's Recovery Roundup April 13-15,
1990, Easter Weekend. The event will be held at the City of Houston's Multi Service
Center at 1475 West Gray. This will be a conference for women who participate in
"12-Step" programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous, AlAnon, Overeaters Anonymous,
Adult Children of Alcoholics, CoDependents Anonymous, etc.
Registration will begin at noon on Friday, April 13, 1990 and a schedule of workshops,
speakers and meetings will begin in the afternoon. Evening social events are planned for
both Friday and Saturday following the special guest speakers. The conference will
conclude on Sunday morning with a Farewell Breakfast and final meeting. On-site child
care will be provided and both discounted hotel rates and some housing in local women's
homes will be available.
Information on registration can be obtained by writing to the National Women's
Recovery Roundup at P. O. Box 980131, Houston, TX 77098-0131 or calling 713/868-
You are cordially invited to attend the First Annual National Women's Recovery Roundup on Friday, Saturday, and
Sunday, April 13-15, 1990, in Houston, Texas. The Roundup is the first event of its kind to celebrate women's recover in all
12-step programs. Your registration fee entitles you to attend over forty workshops designed especially for women in
recovery. The fee also includes evening entertainment, two evening meals, and a Sunday morning breakfast. Register
now to reserve your place at this special celebration of recovery!
Make your check or money order payable to:
National Women's Recovery Roundup
P.O. Box 980131
Houston, Texas 77098-0131
Please write for more information,
or call 713-868-3919.
City oi Houston Metropolitan
1475 West Gray
Airline discounts available through
Special Meetings Booking Agent,
File Reference No. HI 1093
.Allen Park Inn, 800-231-6310
(in Texas, call 800-392-1499)
S49 per night
Rooms accommodate 4 people.
CHILD CARE NEEDED
(AA, NA. CA, ACOA, OA, CODA, Al-Anon, etc
NO. OF CHILDREN _. AGES _
MENU PREFERENCE: VEGETARIAN
(Includes Conference, Fri. & Sat. evening meals,
Sunday breakfast, and evening entertainment)
T-SHIRTS No. Size
TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED
*Boys under 10 welcome.
S 6.00 ea.
The Fourth Annual Golden Threads
Celebration will take place on June 22-24.
1990 at the Holiday Inn in Provincetown,
Massachusetts. Lesbians from all over the
United Slates, many from Canada and other
countries, will converge in Provincetown
to celebrate what they are and their age,
whatever that is.
The highlight of the celebration will be
a banquet, followed by the internationally
known folk singer and Lesbian entertainer,
Alix Dobkin. The evenings festivities will
conclude will dancing. The evening's festivities will conclude with dancing. During
the weekend, rap sessions will be offered.
In existence since 1985. Golden Threads
is a worldwide network of Lesbians over
50, and women who are interested in older
women-nio Lesbian is excluded. A contact
publication. Golden Threads, is published
four times a year. It lists many self-descriptions o\' Lesbians, resources, book reviews
and an editorial, which addresses the interests and concerns of the older Lesbian.
The Masqued Ball
For the second year in a row the
Houston Lesbian and Gay Pride Week
Committee (HGLPWC) will hold the Masque
for AIDS Ball. This year's Ball will
benefit five community based AIDS service
providers in addition to the HGLPWC.
Those organizations include The Bering
Community Service Foundation, PWA
Coalition, Houston Assistance Fund, Stone
Soup and Omega House. ^|
THe Ball will be
March 11 from 3:00 p.m
Rich's located at 2401
get into the spirit o|
Tickets for the event are $12 advance
and $15 at the door. The Foundation has
100 tickets it must sell and will be
available at the Care Center, Dental
Clinic and Spiritual Support Group, The
Foundation and church offices. If you
would like to help sell tickts please
call The Foundation office at 529-6071.
held on Sunday,
to 7:00 p.m. at
San Jacinto. To
the event, masks