of the Enchore contributed $50.00.
All these monies went to help
pay for the church's badly-needed
air - conditioning system. The
show brought in enough so that
when added to other monies members had worked so hard for,
the goal was reached, and the
church will be air-conditioned before this paper comes off thepress.
A cast of 15 dedicated performers practiced mightily to
make the show a smash, but special thanks must go to Scott, who
not only performed, but directed
and MC ed the show.
GAY PRIDE WEEKEND COMES
TO A CLOSE
Out of town guests were from
Houston, Austin, El Paso, Waco,
Galveston, and Abilene. Others
came form Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arkansas San
Antonio, Wichita Falls, College
Station, and Florida. Manygrabed
their swim suits and romped in
the waters of Queen's Point, a
small sandy beach gays have
been leaving Dallas to return to
been claiming for more than a decade.
By early afternoon, many gays
began leaving Dallas to return
to their homes. Those who could
stay, endured Texas' heattoattend
the MCC's special Memorial Service for those killed in the Fire
at New Orlena
at New Orleans. Reverend Richard Vincent gave a beautiful
So many old friendships were
renewed, and so many new friendships were made that parting was
difficult and often tearful. As
we embraced for the last time,
we whispered "next year".
This past Sunday, I went to
the Christopher Street Liberation
Day Gay March with a group of
my friends. Thousands of beautiful people turned out for it.
I'd go as far as to say it was
the best yet, except fdr one major problem, which I'll come to
My firends and I arrived on
time, and the march started on
schedule. Four different streets
off Central Park West, from 61st
to 64th, were filled with people
of every description; drags, dykes,
gays, priests, a drag nun, a dyke
horse, gay dogs, clowns, blacks,
whites, Chinese, oldsters,youngsters long-hairs, short-hairs, no
hairs. Everywhere I looked were
balloons, banners, flags, and fea
thers. It was a colorful, gay sch-
As each different group joined
the march, Central Park West
reverberated with moreandlouder
Is Good-Gay Is Great" "Three-
Five-Seven-Nine Lesbians Are
Mighty Fine" "Masturbate And
Smash The State" "Hi-Ho-Hey-
Hey-Try It Once The Other Way"
Believe me, those apartment dwellers knew we were around.
The column proceeded fairly
quickly to Columbus Circle, around
it and then down 7th Avenue, pausing only at various intersections
to let loads of curious cars and
buses through. I'm sure we could
have caused quite a traffic jam
if we had wanted to, but that
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organization in articles or advertising in The NlJNT.tUS
is not to be construed as any indication of the .sexual
orientation of such person or otganiiof.cn.
JOIN WITH YOUR BROTHERS & SISTERS
IN CHRISTIAN LOVE.
WORSHIP TOGETHER AT THE
METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH
NEAREST TO YOU.
MCC IS A CHURCH OPEN TO ALL PEOPLE
WITH A SPECIAL MINISTRY TO THE
GAY COMMUNITY. GOD DOES LOVE YOU!
Metropolitan Community Church of Dallas
3834 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Tx 75204
Phone: (214) 826-0291
Sunday Services: 11:00 AM and 7:30 PM
Pastor: Rev. Richard Vincent
FT. WORTH: Agape Metropolitan Community Church
P. 0. Box 26063, Ft. Worth, Tx 76116
Sunday Services: 2800 Purington, Ft. Worth
Interim Pastor: Rev. David Carden
For information regarding other areas,
contact the nearest MCC office.