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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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Transcript 6 gay austin news ...austin AUSTIN LESBIANS FORM LOCAL NLFO CHAPTER An Austin chapter of the National Lesbian Feminist Organization (NLFO) has been formed. The group has discussed activities such as political action centered around Lesbian issues, social events and special programs for Lesbians, an outreach program and a speakers' bureau. The national organization grew out of a spring conference for Lesbians held in Los Angeles. Ihe Austin chapter will announce meetings in the Our Time Has Come newsletter and through posters at WomenSpace and the Common Woman Bookstore. GCS ELECTS NEW OFFICERS Gay Community Services elected officers at its September meeting. Reelected as General Coordinator, chief officer of GCS, is Art Morris. Reelected as Publications Coordinator and editor of Gay Austin is Kelly Kay. Troy Stokes, former Finance Coordinator, was elected as Media Coordinator. The new Finance Coordinator is Phil Conrad. The new Speakers Bureau Coordinator is Peter Graham and the new Office and Peer Counseling Coordinator is Bob Prewitt. Serving as secretary of the group is Scott Lind. GAY WRITERS/POETS COLLECTIVE TO FORM A gay writers/poets collective is being formed in Austin as an alternative to existing "straight" writers groups. Organizer Georg Stojcevic says, "As gay writers we have the unique challenge of all oppressed minority groups, that is to reach out in our struggle and make our voices heard. We need all our gay brothers and sisters who write to join together and instead of one small voice there will be a larger, stronger voice." Stojcevic may be contacted at 451-2282 or by leaving a message at the GCS switchboard. 477-6699. READERS PRESENT HOMOSEXUAL LIT FROM JAPAN DO SEI AI (Same Sex Love) in Japanese literature will be the topic of a public reading Sunday, Nov. 5 in the University Y auditorium, 2330 Guadalupe above Sommers Drugs. Professor Roy Teale of the Oriental Languages Department of UT, and Randy Conner of the UT English Department, will read from the works of Yukio Mishima, Japanese novelist and playwright . Lynn Burson, who recently completed a two- year Mombusho Fellowship for literature study in Japan, will read from her new translation of SEI SHOJO by Yumiko Kurahashi. Yukio Mishima received instant fame when he turned to writing after beginning his career as a corporate lawyer. He has written many works in several genres, including the novel THE SAILOR WHO FELL FROM GRACE WITH THE SEA. Mishima died of dismemberment at the hands of friends in a group suicide pact in 1970. Yumiko Kurahashi is a contemporary writer who studied briefly in the U.S. and who draws heavily from American films and culture. She is currently working with the literary magazine WAVES. SEI SHOJO is a novel of love and incest. Sunday's program will begin with an open reading for local authors at 7:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Texas Circuit and the City of Austin, and is the first of a new season of Downtown Literature Series performances. A $1 donation is requested at t_he door. WOMEN/SPACE is a counseling and information center for the women of Austin. It provides a variety of services for women such as walk-in counseling, legal and medical and birth- control information, and information about community resources. WOMEN/SPACE also coordinates ran groups and consciousness-raising groups Phone 472-3053. GAY RALLY TO BE HELD AT UNIVERSITY NOV, 10 A rally celebrating Freedom of Self-expres- l on Campus (for Gays) will take place Nov. 10 at noon on the UT Union Patio. The speeches and music will be sponsored by the Lesbian/Gay Alliance at the University. The rally will focus on threats to that freedom like the Briggs' initiative which will be voted on in California Nov. 7.
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