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Transcript 1 SATURDAY Texas Lesbian Conference Austin Evening performances and dance $ 15 for Non-TLC Registrants Radisson I lotel Healing the Hurt Conference on Homophobia Sheraton Astrodome PFLAG-Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays AIDS Memorial Quilt at George R. Brown Convention Center through Sunday. Sponsored by NAMES Project. After Hours - Gay & Lesbian Late Night Radio, Saturdays midnight-3am. KPFT 90.1FM 2 SUNDAY Daylight Savings Time Begins MARCH ON AUSTIN Against Hate Crimes -Meet at noon at Palmer Auditorium, Riverside Drive & South 1st Str. The Women's Group Women Writers in the African American Community presented by Joan Edwards. Ms. Edwards is the owner of SANKOFA bookstore. Certain books from her inventor} will be available for purchase after the program. The Women's Group meets al Central Congregational Church, 13111 Iolman at 3:30pm. For more info, call Iris 529-8571 P-FLAG general meeting, 2pmSt. Francis Episcopal Church, 345 Pmey Point Road, 867-9020. See Apr 1. 3 MONDAY Lobby Texas Legislature in support of Hate Climes Bill Lambda Roller Skating Club - Skate Night 8-10pm Dairy Ashford Roller Rink. First, third and fifth Mondays. Call 530-0148 or 933-5818 4 TUESDAY Women's Empowerment Series - A New Way 7pm to 9pm. 5906 Dolores #201 ■ 784-6511. Associates of A New Way, Consultants on Diversity are Hitaji Aziz, Linda Bedre, Kathy Farr, Gayle I liggins and Kathy Si tar ski. Pride Committee of Houston, Executive Committe Meeting, 7pm Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray, 529-6979. Poetry Night at Toupees 5 WEDNESDAY Women's Action Coalition (WAC) is an open alliance of women committed to Direct Action on issues affecting the rights of all women. Voice Mail 867-9581, PO Box 131148, Houston, TX 77219- 1148. Meetings are Wednesdays at Toupees at 7pm. Bi-NET Bisexual Network of Houston meets Wed evenings at MCCR (Metropolitan Church of the Ressurection) 1919 Decatur St. 861 -9149. Houston Gay & Lesbian Political Caucus general meeting first Wednesdays at 7:30pm. For info, call 521-1000. Gay Lesbian Hispanics Unidos (GLHU) regular monthly meeting, 7:30pm. Metropolitan Multi Service Center," 1475 West Gray. 270-GLHU. FILM: CANCER IN TWO VOICES. This film documents three years in the life of a lesbian couple. With humor, pathos, and unswerving honesty, these two women give us a unique view into a relationship in time of crisis, as one of the women has discovered she has breast cancer. The filmmaker will appear. [Also available as a book by the same name.] 7 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 639-7530. 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 furthur details at 524-0218 or send E-mail HousTxBand@aol.com. 6 THURSDAY 7 FRIDAY Lesbian & Gay Voices, 6-8pm 90.1 KPFT FEM 2 FEM Happy Hour Appearance at JR's 7pm Autograph Party and Photo Shoot at Heaven 9pm benefiting The 800 Pacific Enplovee Emergency Fund and Lesbian Health Initiative Getting The Love You Want - 20 hour workshop for lesbian and gay couples presented by Patrick J. Vachon, LMSW-ACP. See ad or call 529-1913 Voice Mail #4. 8 SATURDAY THE WOMEN OF DENEUVE MAGAZINE will appear at Inklings Bookshop, at 11 a.m. Deneuve is a national lesbian magazine published out of San Francisco. The publisher and editors will speak and read from recent work. They will also give advice to Houston women interested in getting writing and photos published in lesbian and gay publications. Free; FMI 521-3369. Scratch & Dent Sale at Inklings Bookshop, from 1 -6 pm Saturday & Sunday. Used or dented books are on sale for about half price. Also, bring in your used books--lesbian, feminist, or other Inklings-type topics--and trade them; two books are worth one of similar value in exchange. Inklings upstairs, 1846 Richmond, 521-3369. FEM 2 FEM Live in Concert Midnight Show at Heaven Movie Club for gay/lesbian movie go-ers meets each Saturday to have dinner and watch the latest movies on the big screen. Call Jimmy at 952-4048 After Hours - Gay & Lesbian Late Night Radio, Saturdays midnight-3am. KPFT 90.1FM 9 SUNDAY Scratch <& Dent Sale at Inklings Bookshop, from 1 -6 pm today. Used or dented books are on sale for about half price. Also, bring in your used books--lesbian, feminist, or other Inklings-type topics--and trade them; two books are worth one of similar value in exchange. Inklings upstairs, 1846 Richmond, 521-3369. The Women's Group -Two University of Houston- Clear Lake professors, Angela Howard Zophy, Associate Professor or History and Gretchen Mieszkowski, Professor of Literatures and Director of I lumanities will discuss "Sylvia Plath: A Woman of the Fifties and Her Poetry". Dr. Zophy, an American historian who specializes in women's studies, will consider Plath's life and work in the context of women's lives and the expectations for women of her period. Dr. Mieszkowski. who teaches Women in Literature, will give an overview of Plath's extraordinary poetry and a close analysis of one marvelous but little known poem, "Nick and the Candlestick". The Women's Group meets at Central Congregational Church,1311 Holman at 3:30pm. For more info, call Ins 529-8571 10 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 more info, call 523-5539 or sph 1319@utsph. sph.uth.tmc.edu 11 TUESDAY Women's Empowerment Series - A New Way 7pm to 9pm. 5906 Dolores #201, 784-6511. See Apr 4. 12 WEDNESDAY Women's Network-Safe Sex and Sexually Transmitted Diseases for Lesbians. Lee Virgiho, Case Manager for Women and Children with AIDS with Volunteers of America, will tell us about sexually- transmitted diseases which we can get and how to avoid getting them without giving up sex. The Women's Network meests 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 meeting second Wednesdays at 7:30pm. For info, call 521-1000. Houston Pride Band Rehearsal, Dignity Houston at 1307 Yale 7pm. See Apr. 5. Women's Action Coalition (WAC) Voice Mail 867- 9581, Meetings are Wednesdays at Toupees at 7pm. See Apr 5. Bi-NET Bisexual Network of Houston meets Wed evenings at MCCR (Metropolitan Church of the Ressurection) 1919 Decatur St. 861-9149. 13 THURSDAY Montrose Ice Picks skates 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. 7th Gulf Coast Womyn;s Festival - Overt, MS - see ad 14 FRIDAY Lesbian & Gay Voices. 6-8pm 90.1 KPFT 15 SATURDAY Movie Club for gay/lesbian movie go-ers meets each Saturday to have dinner and watch the latest movies on the big screen. Call Jimmy at 952-4048. After Hours - Gay & Lesbian Late Night Radio, Saturdays midmght-3am. KPFT 90.1FM 16 SUNDAY The Women's Group - No Scheduled Speaker, Spring Break The Women's Group meets at Central Congregational Church, 1311 Holman at 3:30pm. For more info, call Ins 529-8571. 17 MONDAY 18 TUESDAY WAND Newsletter Pasteup 7pm - call 664-9215 for info. Women's Empowerment Series - A New Way 7pm to 9pm. 5906 Dolores #201, 784-6511. See Apr 4. Poetry Night at Toupees 19 WEDNESDAY Women's Action Coalition (WAC) Voice Mail 867- 9581, Meetings are Wednesdays at Toupees at 7pm. See Apr 5. Women with Life Challenging Illnesses meets on the third Wednesday of the month, 7:00-8:30pm. For info, call Marion at 667-8735 or Leila at 728-1914. Bi-NET Bisexual Network of Houston meets Wed evenings at MCCR (Metropolitan Church of the Ressurection) 1919 Decatur St. 861 -9149. Houston Pride Band Rehearsal, Dignity Houston at 1307 Yale 7pm. See Apr. 5. 20 THURSDAY 21 FRIDAY LiB (Lesbians in Business), a woman's empowerment group, networking 6:00-6:30pm. Program/speaker begins at 6:30pm. For info, call 529-0077. Meets at Innova BIdg one block south of Richmond between Weslayan and Buffalo Speedway (on Cummins between Portsmouth and Norfolk). Lesbian & Gay Voices, 6-8pm 90.1 KPFT The Sound of Encodings, a Reading by Women Waters to support ENCODINGS: A Feminist Literary Journal, 8:00pm at the Central Congregational Church 1311 Holman (between Austin & Caroline, near HCC). Suggested donation $3-$5, For info, call 529-7329. 22 SATURDAY LESBIAN NOVELIST Peggy Herring will appear at Inklings Bookshop. She will talk about her first novel, Qnce More with Feeling, which has just been published by Naiad Press. Peggy is a native Texan, and lives in San Antonio with he lover of 19 years and two cockatiels. She is a former Morse Code Operator for the Army. 1 p.m at Inklings, 1846 Richmond, 521-3369. Movie Club for gay/lesbian movie go-ers meets each Saturdav to have dinner and watch the latest movies on the big screen. Call Jimmy at 952-4048. After Hours - Gay & Lesbian Late Night Radio, Saturdays midmght-3am. KPFT 90.1FM 23 SUNDAY Lesbians Over Age Fifty (LOAF) meets the third Sunday of each month, from 2:00 to 4:00pm at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray. The mailing address is POB 98601 Houston, TX 77098. For info, call 661 -1482. The Women;s Group Book Discussion Group will discuss THE SWEETER THE JUICE by Shirlee Taylor Haizlip facilitated by Ollie Rivers. Central Congregational Church, 1311 Holman at 2pm. The Women's Group - Women and Minorities in Business presented by Velma Laws. Ms. Laws is the Administrative Assistant m the Affirmative Action and Contract Compliance Division for the City of f louston. The Women's Group meets at Central Congregational Church, 1311 Holman at 3:30pm. For more info, call Ins 529-8571. 24 MONDAY The LESBIAN HEALTH INITIATIVE will announce the I results of its LESBIAN HEALTH SURVEY. Thanks to the over-600 Houston area lesbians who took the time to complete the survey, this is one of the largest surveys in the U.S. Individuals, health professionals, local press and gay/lesbian organizations are all invited. Refreshments will be served. 6 p.m., Montrose Library, 4100 Montrose. For more info, call Barbara Becker, 529-0037.