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Title Gaypulse, Vol. 1, No. 11, August 1988
Contributor
  • Renteria, Belinda
Publisher Pulse Publishing
Date August 1988
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
Place
  • El Paso, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 780110663
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM) Digital Archive
Rights No Copyright - United States
Note This item was digitized from materials loaned by the Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM).
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Title File 002
Transcript —■ August 1988 Vol.1, No. 11 The Voice of El Paso's Gay/Lesbian Community' OUR HISTORY And Lots of Sequins by A. Nolder Gay The line grew, stretching off the wooden ramp, down the sidewalk, past the end of the building, until it jumped past the firehouse and doubled back along the adjacent street. Babies in strollers were there, and retirees; schoolchildren and college students; couples and singles, gay and non-gay; women and men of all colors together. There were people remembering someone who had died of AIDS. people living with AIDS (including some brought by ambulance), people coping with the epidemic. Most, it seemed, were ordinary people, not necessarily personally touched by AIDS, but drawn out of decency, curiousity, and concern. cities through which the AIDS Memorial Quilt will pass must be struggling to find the right words through which to express the phenomenon. Words are not what the quilt is about, but words are all I have. As I was staffing the entrance to the old Columbus Avenue armory (now the Park Plaza Castle) on Friday afternoon, I heard one woman, evidently a reporter, say to another, "First I'm going to cry my eyes out Then I'm going to write my story." Here's my story, a thing of scraps and pieces, like an uncomplete panel for the quilt. I am not one of those talented and dedicated people who brought this off. I can barely sew on a button, let alone design and produce a panel. I did sendin some money and asked for fliers to distribute, so I was notified of volunteer training sessions and signed up for one of them, I thus became one unit in the small army of six hundred or more Bostonians whose lees, arms, voices, and hearts were enlisted as volunteers. We were the foot soldiers of this gentle revolution. Since I had answered project office phones for seven continuous hours on Thursday I did not see the exhibit being set up. On Friday morning, then, I went in a couple of hours before my five-hour stint as a greeter began, in order to spend some quiet personal time with it. Spread all over the drill floor, draped against the walls, suspended from the ceiling in double ranks were the names. Only a quarter of the panels could be displayed, but in that great space they appeared to me like the banners of fallen knights, hanging gloriously in a medieval hall. Then, of course, one centered on CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Gay Republicans Needed for Republican Convention August 15-18 WASHINGTON, D.C. - Gay Republicans who live in, or plan to be in. New Orleans for the National Republican Convention are being sought by the national gay Republican organization. United Republicans for Equality and Privacy, known as UREP, is looking for individuals to assist them in planning activities during the convention in this southern city. UREP serves as a link between the gay community and the Republican Party in several states with local gay Republican clubs in" New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, the District of Columbia, Dallas. Chicago, Baltimore and Orange County (Calif.). Clubs are currently being formed in Madison Wisconsin and Phoenix, Arizona. UREP leaders are hopeful they can start a group in New Orleans as well. UREP Board of Directors Peter Thonpson of Chicago and Barry Adams from New York will need assistance in setting up a press conference, reception and other activities in New Orleans. Please contact: Barry Adams, P.O. Box 172, White Plains. New York, 10605. U&iiea Airlines to Provide Special Discounts on Flights to Washington, D.C. for NAMES Projects Quilt Display SAN FRANCISCO - Visitors and participants traveling to Washington in October to view the return ofthe NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, can take advantage of United Airlines' special discount air fares. Discounts range from 5% off applicable fares from First Class to Ultrasavers, to 35% off full-coach fares. Discounts will be applied to the best available fare, subject to restrictions and exact fare is guaranteed when ticket is issued. Full MILEAGE PLUS credit is awarded on all discounted fares. To arrange for these special discounted tickets, interested parties simply need to: 1) Call the United Airlines Convention Desk at 1-800-521- 4041, Sam- 11pm EST. 2) Give The NAMES Project account number. 8664N. Discounts are available only on United flights within the United States. Seats may be limited, so call early for best availability. Reservations can also be made through a local travel agent, but requests need to be made through United's Convention Desk for discounts to be applied. 800 Number Available for Hotel Information and Reservations A toll-free phone number has also been set up to help visitors find hotel accommodations for the weekend. The number is 1-800- 554-2220. Reservations can be made at this same number with a major credit card. The NAMES Project National Office will benefit eachd time air or hotel reservations are made through these toll free numbers. NAMES Project Calls for March on Washington Candlelight March to Follow Unfolding of AIDS Memorial Quilt SAN FRANCISCO - The NAMES Project Foundation has announced plans for a massive candlelight march in Washington, DC on Saturday, October 8, 1988 following the display of the NAMES Project Quilt on the Capitol Mall. At dusk, thousands of mourners will light candles and move slowly from the Mall to the Lincoln Memorial. Leading the procession will be representatives from various parents' groups from around the country, there to express their concerns about AIDS and its impact on us all. Marching alongside those parents will be several government leaders who will participate in a brief ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial. Other events planned for the weekend include concerts, films, conferences and the premier performance of a new play based on the stories behind the NAMES Quilt. This weekend of AIDS awareness and fundraising events marks the first anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights and the Inaugural Display of the NAMES Project Quilt. ToU-Free Information Line Established To encourage participation in the return to Washington, the NAMES Project has installed a toll-free telephone information line. "800- USA-NAME is now available for general information about the October 7-11 events", said General Manager Michael J. Smith, "We will also nave toll-free lines for travel and housing Information operating by August 1." Those wishing to be in Washington to view the Quilt and participate in related events are urged to plan now, as hotel accommodations are already being booked. August 15th Panel Deadline Those wishing to create memorial panels for inclusion in the October display may still do so. Panels MUST be received in San Francisco by August 15. Mail them to: The NAMES Project 2362 Market Street San Francisco. CA 94114 Donations to defray costs of the weekend can also be sent to the above address.
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