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CYR TO APPEAR ON
RADIO TALK SHOW
(Fort Worth) Ken Cyr, director of AURA,
local gay organization, will be the guest
on the Sunday, February 23 edition of
"Sidetrack," KFJZ radio talk show (9 to
Additionally, AURA representatives are
scheduled to speak during the month before groups at Texas Christian University,
Weatherford College, Southern Methodist
University and Tarrant County Junior
College (Northeast campus), as well as at
the Human Potential Institute's Alternate
GAY FREEDOM THEME
OF RUTGERS MEETING
(New Brunswick, NJ) Rutgers University
Homophile League will hold its fifth annual conference on Gay Freedom April
18-20. The conference will bring together
scholars, movement activists and gay people from many parts of the United States
and Canada for a series of lectures, seminars and group discussions as well as exhibits and various social events.
Further information is available from
Rutgers University Homophile League,
R.P.O. 2901, New Brunswick, NJ 08903.
BELLA'S GAY RIGHTS BILL
INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS
(Washington) A Gay Rights bill designed
to outlaw discrimination on the basis of
affectional or sexual preference has been
introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill seeks to amend the
1964 Civil Rights Act to protect gay people against discrimination in employment,
public accommodations, public education
and federally funded programs. The bill
(HR-166) was introduced by Rep. Bella
Abzug (D-NY) and at last word had acquired at least 10 cosponsors.
GAY ACADEMIC CONFERENCE
SET FOR APRIL 12 IN AUSTIN
(Austin) The South Central Region of
the Gay Academic Union will hold a one-
day conference in Austin on Saturday,
April 12. Purpose of the meeting is to
create an opportunity for gay and lesbian
adademics — teachers, researchers, scholars, administrators, professionals and students - to meet one another to discuss
problems and issues of mutual interest.
Gay Academic Union is a national
organization of lesbian and gay male academics and scholars. At the second annual conference of GAU last year in New
York, conference participants elected a
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national board of directors, composed
of one woman and one man from each of
five geographic regions. The South Central Region currently comprises membership in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Attendance at the conference is open to
all gay academics whether or not they are
members of GAU. More information can
be obtained from Art Addington, conference chairperson, 900 West Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701.
Houston Police Probe Ordered
(Houston) Mayor Fred Hofheinz has appointed three jurists to a special commission to investigate activities in the Houston Police Department.
Officials have discovered evidence of
widespread improper surveillance of individual citizens. It is not known yet whether surveillance reports were made on
gay people, but sources in Integrity/
Houston, local gay organization, say local
gay leaders will not be surprised to find
their names in the reports.
New Gay Male Adult Theater
Is Now Open in Dallas
(Dallas) The manager of the Coronet
Theater, which recently opened at 2420
North Fitzhugh, has told Community
News he plans to show quality gay male
adult films at the theater.
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