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Gay Austin, Vol. 3, No. 2, Nobember 1978 - File 010. 1978-11. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 29, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/gcam/item/1875/show/1867.

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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 10 gay austin november 1978 NEWS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 7 vote. Caucus members immediately moved with a minority report which was the report finally heard on the floor of the convention. Lesbian/Gay Caucus leaders spoke rfith Lt. Gov. Hobby, Chairman of the Convention, to arrange that the report would be read on the convention floor. The caucus was granted two spokespersons, Ed Cog- bum of Houston and Ann Lee Roy of Dallas. The final action on the minority report was that it was tabled. However, caucus members had accomplished more than ever before — high visibility, participation in all levels of convention activities, and education of delegates and alternates which was accomplished through the process of getting the caucus' resolution on the floor of the convention for a hearing. ...national ERA RATIFICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED . Ingja 60 to 36 vote the U.S. Senate gave its'hod of approval to extension of the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Already passed by the House of Representatives, the bill went from the Senate to the President's desk for signing. The new deadline is June 30, 1982. To become constitutionalized, the ERA must be ratified by three more state legislatures by this date. The old deadline was March 22, 1979. HOUSE AXES KENNEDY'S CRIMINAL CODE REFORM The U.S. House of Representatives voted to kill Senator Edward Kennedy's controversial legislation to reform the U.S. criminal code. NATIONAL GAY SWITCHBOARD OPENS A toll-free national gay hotline went into operation Oct. 1. Officially known as the Gay National Educational Switchboard, the hotline is available from 2 p.m. until midnight every day, 365 days a year. The number to call for the hotline is 1-800-227-0888. According to the Human Rights Foundation, sponsor of the line, at least one male and one female will always be available to answer the line. The new switchboard is intended for anyone seeking accurate information about gay sexuality and gay lifestyles, and for anyone confused or upset by her/his gay feelings. The switchboard is headquartered in San Francisco. Opponents of the measure, including many gay rights groups as well as the American Civil Liberites Union, had warned that the bill would have given police and other enforcement officials broad powers and would reduce freedom of speech and assembly, and the right to privacy. VOELLER RESIGNS TASK FORCE POST Bruce Voeller, one of the founders of the National Gay Task Force in 1973, has announced his resignation from the co-executive directorship effective January 1, 1979. Voeller reportedly resigned in order to devote more time to personal projects, including the writing of several books, both fiction and non-fiction. Voeller will also be the only pro-gay spokesperson on a nation-wide debate team which includes California Sen. John Briggs, Mike Thompson of Anita Bryant's Protect America's Children, Barry Farber, Conservative Party candidate for New York City mayor, and a psychiatrist who opposes the gay lifestyle, Dr. Voth of the Menninger Clinic. GAY ACADEMIC UNION CONFERS IN LA The fifth national conference of the Gay Academic Union is scheduled for November 26-28 at the University of Southern California at Los Angeles. The conference theme--"Who We Are"--aims to focus attention on the goals of the GAU: to foster gay-related research and educational outreach; to provice support groups for academics and professionals; to end job discrimination against gays and women. Keynote speakers at the convention will be Kate Millet (Sexual Politics, Sita) and Don Clark (Loving Someone Gay^T A wide variety of panels and workshops in all academic disciplines will be presented along with a film festival, an art exhibit.
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