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Gay Austin, Vol. 3, No. 2, Nobember 1978 - File 005. 1978-11. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 15, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/gcam/item/1875/show/1862.

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Title Gay Austin, Vol. 3, No. 2, Nobember 1978
Contributor
  • Kay, Kelly
Publisher Gay Community Services
Date November 1978
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
Place
  • Austin, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 5962538
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 005
Transcript \w austin november 1978 Gay celebrities raise money for By KELLY KAY FORMER PRO FOOTBALL PLAYER Dave Kopay, former USAF Sgt. Leonard Matlovich, feminist author Del Martin and Metropolitan Corrtrunity Church founder the Rev. Troy Perry made a whirlwind fundraising tour for the Texas Gay Task Force (TGTF) and the No On Six Cormdttee Oct. 11-13. Dinners and receptions in San Antonio, Austin, Lubbock and Dallas made approximately $12,000, half of • which will go to No On Six, the California effort \ fighting the Briggs Initiative, proposed legislation ; which would force the firing of all public school / teachers in California who are gay or who advocate : the gay lifestyle. the other half of the proceeds will be used to fund j TGTF's lobbying effort during the upcoming session of the Texas Legislature. According to Kathy Deitsch, TGTF moderator, $8,000 in pledges of $500 and $1,000 was also raised, with many of the donors stipulating that their total gift benefit the task force's legislative lobby. DESCRIBING SAN ANTONIO as the "emotional high" of the tour, Deitsch said that it was in Austin, however, that the most money was raised — just under $5,000. About $4,000 was raised in Dallas, and about $3,000 in San Antonio. In Austin, nearly 150 people attended the Thursday, Oct. 12 $25-a-plate dinner at the Quality Inn on South ffl-35. During the dinner, several posters designed by artist Steve Akin — and all autographed by Matlovich, Martin, Kopay and Perry — were sold by auction for amounts varying from $15 to $50. Perry served as auctioneer. Before the dinner Bunch Brittain of the Austin Country hosted an open-bar cocktail reception for the four guests of honor. ALTHOUGH NO DATES HAVE been set, Deitsch says that TGTF will invite to Texas another personality, possibly non-gay, to continue the fundraising effort. Deitsch says the only real fault with the October -*®*-- The Rev. Troy Perry at the Austin fundraiser for No On Six and the Texas Gay Task Force. tour was that no straight gay rights advocate was included among the celebrities. She feels that a non-gay would draw support for the task force's effort from the straight comniinity. TGTF has set a goal of $25,000 to fund its legisla- 2532 Guadalupe 4 ^oi ttie active man" the best selection in adult materia!... Anywhere! -SUNDAY NOVEMER 5- On Sunday November 5 at four p.m.., rick, an instructor FROM ONE OF THE LOCAL NAUTILUS ATHLETIC CENTERS, WILL DISCUSS WEIGHT-TRAINING AS A MEANS TO IMPROVE PHYSICAL FITNESS, This talk will be held at 20C6A Iroquois Lane, (Take the Oltorf exit from 1-35 and go east to burleson. Turn right and go to Iroquois,) Call Wl-4231 for more information -FREE BEER !!!!-
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