Author Kate Millett (Sexual
Politics and Flying) will present a
talk on "Female Sexuality" at
Agnes Arnold Hall at the UH
campus at 8 p.m. on Nov. 18. Her
visit is being sponsored by the
UH Dept. of Women's Affairs and
The Program Council. Her talk
will highlight a two-day Women's
Health Seminar on campus:
"Biological Aspects of Women's
Health" (Nov. 17) and "Psychological Aspects of Women's
Health" (Nov. 18). For more info
call UH Women's Advocate Diane
Outstanding Women of the Year
will be honored at the second
annual AAUW award banquet
Thurs., Nov. 11 at the Rice
Memorial Center, Grand Hall,
beginning at 6:30 with cocktails.
Houston's Women's Advocate,
Dr. Nikki Van Hightower will be
the main speaker. The public is
invited. Cost: $7.50
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Massage Classes for women
starting soon. Learn techniques in
Esalen, Acupressure, Reflexology
and Self-Massage. Remove tension blocks and learn to maintain
a more relaxed state in everyday
life. Massage can help us to
function at our fullest capacity.
For more information call Beth
Dance classes based on a philosophy of natural movement
springing from an inner source.
Janice Marie 524-3653.
YWCA, Downtown Branch, announces another series of classes
beginning the week of November
8. Business skills, Japanese and
Spanish, photography, print-
making, yoga, special youth program, many more. Register
Weds., Nov. 3, 5-8 p.m., 3515
Allen Parkway at Dunlavy.
523-6881. Membership: $7 for
men and women. Class fees: 50
cents to $20 depending on course.
Sex discrimination. If you feel
you are being discriminated a-
gainst because of your sex, in
hiring, firing or promotion in a job
by an employer, contact Women's
Equity Action League (WEAL)r
667-8556 and they will help you
file a charge with the EEOC.
Tele-Image, Inc., a new videotape
production facility, is compiling a
list of free-lance media peopie for
use in future productions. Employment on a part-time basis
only. If interested write or call
(214)245-3561, Tele-Image, Inc.,
2225 Beltline, 321, Carrollton, Tx.
National WEAL is collecting
resumes of women to recommend
for possible appointment to public
office either paid or volunteer at
the national level. If you would
like to be considered, please send
your resume to Kay Whyburn at
2234 Goldsmith, Houston 77025.
(Include fields you would be interested in on a separate sheet.) She
will send them on to National
WEAL. Please do not be modest.
You are qualified. Consider some
bTihe "turkeys" currently serving in Washington.
Ann Boleyn and King Henry VIII
are represented in their own
words in "The Hollow Crown," a
production which opens New
Texas Theatre's winter season at
1821 Lamar. The production
draws on the words of kings and
queens and the writings of
famous men and women to draw
sharp and sometimes irreverent
portraits of history's most fascinating characters. Performances Friday and Saturday
evening at 8:30 p.m. through
Woman to Woman
"Woman to Woman," a documentary about hookers, housewives and other mothers will be
screened Friday, Dec. 3 at the
First Unitarian Church, 7:30 p.m.
Age discrimination? Gray Panthers is forming a group in
Houston for those interested in
political advocacy for the over 40
and under 25. If interested call
Loraine Elms at 926-3084,
921-4446 or at KPFT, 526-4000.
Mexican-American women are
invited to join the Chicana Association for Reform and Advocacy
(CARA). For information call
Margaret Acosta at 524-6004.
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Aaron Women's Clinic, 6565
DeMoss, offers a broad spectrum
of services and birth control.
Speakers arttf educational services are provided at no charge to
special interest groups through
the speaker's bureau. Aaron
Women's Clinic is continually
working to find new alternatives
to offer women. Please call for
further information 774-9706.
Houston Women's Health Collective offering self-help classes
Monday nights at 7:30. You may
attend single sessions. Topics
include: patients' rights, cervical
and breast cancer, pregnancy and
childbirth, menstruation and
menopause. For location or
course information call 523-9317
KPFT/Pacifica invites your input
at the KPFT Women's Meeting at
7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at
419 Lovett Blvd. The "Sugar and
Spice" (Saturdays 9-10 a.m.) program welcomes community participation. Call Alice Rickel at
526-4000 or 528-0397-
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to date on the latest information
regarding policies and programs
on children and families of Texas.
The monthly newsletter is a joint
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Greater Houston. Enclose $10
(one year) to 6711 Hornwood
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"The Legal Status of Home-
makers in Louisiana" is the first
of more than 50 booklets describing the legal status of home-
makers in each of the states. It
was released by the National
Commission on the Observance of
International Women's Year. The
Louisiana booklet is available for
85 cents from the U.S. Gov't
Printing Office's outlet in
As Edith Bunker,
I don t have equal rights.
As Jean Staple ton,
1 don t either.
I'm a woman. And like all women. I
am not treated as a man's equal.
My insurance rates are higher.
My Social Security benefits are less.
As a widow. I'd have to pay a big
inheritance tax on my very own home.
And there are hundreds of jobs that
pay one salary to men. a lower one to
I say it's plain unfair.
I say something should be done about
all this inequality in our society.
I say there ought a be a law.
It's the only way we can be sure that
men and women will be treated equally in
The Equal Rights Amendment can be
So far. legislators in 34 states have
seen the importance ol this law. and voted
yes. We still need 4 more.
Your legislators are voting now. You
can play an active part in convincing them
to vote yes.
Write to your senator.
And say you think there oughta be a
The Equal Rights Amendment.
Then- oughta be a law.
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A workshop designed for women
who are interested in developing
their personal competency will
begin on Nov. 3 and continue
through Dec. 22, Wednesdays,
10-11:30 a.m. at Westoaks Counseling Center, 9099 Westheimer,
Suite 305. Leaders Kenwyn
Hopper, ACSW and Denise
Weinberg, M.A. will concentrate
on assertiveness, role dilemmas,
life goals, giving and getting
positive and negative feedback
and self-image. Fee: $75.
Register for workshops offered by
Family Services Center. "Human
"Self-Assertion for Women," lots
more. Call 524-3881 for information.