Lucia's Garden: Full Moon Meditation 7:30pm.
Women only. For more information, call 523-6494.
LIB (Lesbians in Business), a women's
empowerment group, $10 membership, 6:30pm,
6-6:30 networking. The speaker will be New
Orleans attorney, Susan Clade. Under Clade's
leadership, civil rights activists in New Orleans
were able to convince New Orleans City Council
to adopt an ordinance outlawing discrimination
against many individuals, including lesbians and
gays, in employment, housing and public places.,
LIB meets at a relatively new location, Innova at
20 Greenway Plaza. Directions from Montrose
Area: Southbound on the Southwest Freeway, exit
Summit and follow the feeder to Cummins St.
Innova is located on Cummins between
Portsmouth St. and Norfolk (also between
Richmond and 1-59). For parking, you enter the
building either from the Norfolk or Portsmouth
side. The meeting is located on the first floor in
room 1. For info, call 529-0077.
The Women's Group*, Susan Clade. The
Women's Group continues its tradition of
celebrating women making a difference. Susan
Clade, 1982 Tulane Law School graduate, serves
as Chair of the Forum for Equality on "The
Committee of 21" in New Orleans (whose purpose
is the election of women to political office) and
contributed "Women to Watch" by the New
Orleans Times Picayune in 1989. With her
leadership, an ordinance outlawing discrimination
against many individuals, including gay and lesbian
citizens, was passed in New Orleans. The
Women's Group meets at 10am in the Sojourner
Truth room (upstairs), First Unitarian Church,
5210 Fannin. For more info, call Iris 529-8571 or
Mother's Web Monthly Pot Luck Lunch /
Picnic / BBQ 1-4 P.M. at Russ Pittman Park in
Bellaire, exit 610 at Evergreen and go 2 blocks
east (inside the loop) to the corner of Evergreen
and Newcastle. Non-mothers can network with
feminist mothers & their kids on the third Sunday
each month at the park. FMI, call Nancy at
Lesbians Over Age Fifty (LOAF) meets the third
Sunday of each month, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., now
at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475
West Gray. The mailing address is still P.O.B.
980601 Houston, Tx. 77098. For more info, call
AMIGA de Houston meets on the third Sunday of
each month at 5:00 pm for our business meeting
and potluck dinner. While the focus of this group is
Latina/Lesbiana - all mujeres interested in getting
active are invited to join us. FMI, call 520-5667.
Roller Skating 7:30-10:30pm, $5 includes skates;
closed to the general public. New location at Trade
Winds Roller Rink, 5006 West 34th at 290 (next to
K-Mart). First and third Mondays, sponsored by
Lambda Rollerskating Club, 523-6381.
Women's Reading Group meets at Inklings
Bookshop, 1846 Richmond from 7-9pm. Donations
appreciated to pay for the room. The book is The
Passion by Jeannete Winterson. For info, call
Michelle at 597-8816.
The Passion is a fairy tale saga about a red headed
girl with webbed feet who works in a Venetian
casino, falls in love with an older woman, and
becomes linked with Napoleon's personal chicken
The Women's Network, Depression and Women-
presented by psychotherapist, Charlene Torrest.
The Women's Network meets the 2nd and 4th
Wednesdays at the Montrose Counseling
Center, 900 Lovett, 2nd floor 7:00-9pm. For
more information, call 529-0037.
WAND Layout, 7pm. For info, call 688-3888.
Fourth Friday Socials, open social gathering at
MCCR for fellowship and snacks, play cards,
board games. 7pm MCCR Fellowship Hall, 1919
Houston Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus,
17th Anniversary Awards Dinner, 7:30pm,
Doubletree Hotel. 521-1000.
The Women's Group, Wanda Thornton Mott,
M.D. Dr. Mott is a specialist in obsterics and
gynecology. The founder of Houston Women's
Obstetrical & Gynecological Associates, P.A., she
received her college degree from Smith College in
Northhampton, Massachusetts, where she
graduated magna cum laude and earned her M.D.
degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She was
a presenter at the first Sino-American Conference
on Women's Issues held in Beijing, People
Republic of China in 1990 and has served as the
Medical Director of Planned Parenthood in
Houston, Texas. Dr. Mott will focus on the
abnormal pap smear, endometriosis, and
laparoscope The Women's Group meets at 10am
in the Sojourner Truth Room upstairs. For more
information, call Iris 529-8571 or Janet 942-7717.
Galveston Train 'n Skate or Bike Trip. Join the
Lambda Rollerskating Club (LRC) and the
Chain Gang Bicycle club at 10am on the Texas
Limited. A rollerskate tour, featuring the Seawall,
will be offered by Lambda and the bikers will join
a Chain Gang Bicycle club ride starting from the
train station. Bikes ride free on the train in a
special "bike car" and rollerskates can be rented in
Galveston. Call LRC for info at 523-6381.
Ice Skate Nite at the Galleria from 8 to 10pm
($4.50 includes skates) sponsored by the Chain
Gang Bicycle Club, the Houston Outdoor Group
and the Lambda Rollerskating Club. Wear pink or
Lesbian/Gay pride shirts/blouses. For info call
Women's Center Announces Juried
Women's Art Exhibition
The Houston Area Women's Center, in honor of
its 15th anniversary, will
sponsor a juried women's art exhibition to be held
at INNOVA, 20 Greenway Plaza, from November
5 - December 11, 1992. This showcase will
provide an opportunity for female Houston-based
artists to celebrate their diverse, multi-cultural
and multi-ethnic experiences. The theme of the
exhibition is "Assuming Less... Understanding
The juried exhibition will be open to all woment
18 years and older who have resided in Houston at
least one year. No entry fee is required. Six $250
prizes will be awarded.
Jurors are Nivea Gonzales, visual artist, educator
and Coca Cola's selection as one of the top ten
Hispanic women in the country; Alvia Wardlaw,
adjunct curator of the Dallas Museum of Art and
Assistant Professor of Art at Texas Southern
University, and Sally Sprout, director of the
Transco gallery, curator of Transco's 19th and 20th
Century Watercolor Collection, and manager of
Transco's Art Services Department. For more
information contact Dottie Standard at (713)
Community Center on the Horizon
The Montrose Activity Center (MAC) is a
tax-exempt, non-profit corporation whose purpose
is to establish a community center in the Montrose
area to promote the cultural, economic,
recreational and educational opportunities of
Houston's lesbian, gay and transgenderal
population and the Montrose population as a
MAC is close to its goal of opening a center by the
end of 1992. A property is currently under
negotiation, but additional monies will need to be
raised in order to purchase it. Towards this end,
MAC is developing a real estate appraisal of
expected use by community organizations.
Community organizations are encouraged to
provide information regarding their anticipated
Office lease space is avaliable to all organizations.
The lease spaces will be provided at very
competitive rates, for both occasional event usage
and permanent office space needs.
Future plans include the addition of a perforraaing
arts theatre, community resource center and
library, educational and recreational programs
sponsored by MAC, and cultural exhibits. MAC is
wholly committed to the idea of unity through
For further information, please contact Clyde
Williams at 236-0064 or Wayne Bailey at
223-8726. Remember, support yourself - support
the Montrose Activity Center.
The Houston Tennis Club would
like to warmly welcome the women
tennis players who have recently
joined. The women tennis players had
been meeting at Memorial Park on
Thursday for tennis. THTC was
flattered when the women players
contacted the Club about joining. We
are presently organizing a women's
challenge ladder, where women can
compete for ranking within the Club.
We also have hopes of offering a
women's doubles ladder, as well as a
mixed doubles ladder.
We would like to extend an invitation to all women tennis players to
contact the Club about playing and
joining. We have women players of all
skill levels and feel that you will find
players of your calibur.
The contact women for the Club is
Delma. She can be reached at 496-
1953 to answer any questions about
the Club you may have.
The Houston Tennis Club meets on
Wednesday and Friday evenings from
7:30-9:00 pm and Sunday mornings
from 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Memorial
Park Tennis Center. So if you're a
women or a man or confused, if you
play tennis we would love to have you