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Title The Nuntius & Our Community, Vol. 3, No. 8, August 1972
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  • Frank, Phil
Date August 1972
Language English
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  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newspapers
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  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 28912012
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  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM) Digital Archive
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Note This item was digitized from materials loaned by the Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM).; This newspaper issue is missing pages 10-11.
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Transcript tfie cffeUNC['IUS VOL. 3 NO. 8 AUGUST 1972 MURDER IN GAY BAR 45 ARRESTED IN ISLE GYM RAID OJdahoma City, Okla., July 20, 1972. - The burned body of an apparent murder victim was found at mid-morning today in a locked and otherwise deserted northwest Oklahoma City bar. A robbery-homicide detectives CORRECTION The body was identified as Albert Richard Pitts, 4 7, who serv­ed as a part-time bartender and the cleanup man at the Next Door Club, 6714 N. Western. The body was found by Okla­homa City and Nichols Hills fire­men responding to a smoke call at the Next Door Club. They broke in and quickly extinguished flames that had charred bar booths, the carpet and part of the ceiling. The call had been made by Bob Gibbons who operates the North­west Hodaka Motorcycle Shop ad­joining the club in the rambling, one-story, masonry building. Gibbons said he noticed smoke in his shop when he opened it at 8:15 a.m., and made a search but could find no source. When it persisted, he called firemen at 10 a.m. Nichols Hills firemen broke into the club through an attic reached via the cycle shop, while Oklahoma City firefighters forced open the east door. Jim Hathaway, an Oklahoma City deputy fire chief, said the fire its!llf was minor and left damage no greater than $100. The body was severely burned, especially the chest area, and the · trousers and shoes had been charr­ed away. The carpeting was burned around the spot where the body lay, in an open space near where the serving bar and a line of booths meet at right angles. However, the face and head were not burned. Bruce Shaw, . police public relations man, said, " The man was struck on the head with some heavy object, and may have been set on fire." A wallet was found beside the body, which still wore a wristwatch. Shaw said he couldnot comment on whether money and identification were found in the billfold. Dr. A. J. Chapman, a state medical examiner, made a 40- minute examination before the body was removed. He remained inside the club - - sealed off to all but homocide detectives and other investigators Chief Hataway said the booths and ceiling had not been burning long when firemen arrived. He termed arson a good possibility, although "there is nothing outside the building to indicate what fluid was used to start the fire." The club premises includes several locked rooms, and the back door bears the label " Hotel." Friday, July 21, a 33 year­old Oklahoma City man whose car was stopped for a traffic violation was booked into city jail as a material witness after he told police he was a close friend of Pitts. Arrested was Jon H. Jackson, 440 NW 26th, who said he knew Albert Richard Pitts. Jackson was also charged with driviJ,.g under the influence and driving under suspension. Pitts was a resident of Edmond a small town near Oklahoma CitJ'. THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN OKLAHOMA CITY TIMES Early Sunday morning the latter part of July the Gym Baths in Galveston were raided. There were 48 arrests, five for felonysodomy . A check withthe GalvestonPol­ice Department revealed that it was just " a routine raid as a result of complaints." Several years ago the Zodiac · Baths were r aided in the same manner. Is this just plain har­r asment of this gay business. 1n calling about pe r sons thoug!Jt to have been jailed in the r aid, one person after finding out that hi,6 friend was there was informed of it in this manner. " Oh yes, we have him - he's one of the queers from the horehouse." The Gym has been in operation for some time without any trouble within that might cause the Police Department any problems . Yet, from the comment by the officer on the phone the department was not oblivious of the type of bus­iness or what went on there. The list of names were like ;,Who's Who" in the Houston, Dallas and yes, even Conroe Gay Circles. The felony charges were charged against the "performers" • and from all accounts it was a good show. The Gym owners could not be r eached for comment but the cost of this incident was the customers and not the GYM. There are several stories going on about the reason behind this action by the Galveston Police. One is that the landlord is dis­satisfied, another is that the lovers who own the baths are at odds, still another is ''payoff'' DETOUB··· CJIMPI/ JIWJIBDS On August 4th the Detour in Dallas was the scene of the Campi Awards. This award function, un­like Houston's annual " Oscar" Award is open to the public. Tickets were $1.00 and the place was packed. It is surprising just how well we are known by the people we deal with and are around so here goes and each and everyone named herewith deserved what they got - or they wouldn't have been so nominated! The Best Waiter went to Iva - Iva I believe is a real " she" but the nomination was for waiter so your guess is a s good as mine. The Best Bartender Award went to Chuch'of the Bayou Landing. To you that are not familiar with the service this young man gives - check it out. The Best Alcoholic went to Jim Kennedy - who by the way was present but due to his usual con­dition probably didn't r emember this honor being bestowed on his glamorous person. Miss Bitch Award was so ap­propriately presented to one that it is not necessary to name but will do so for those not living in Dalla s . This was to Ron " Sue" of Ronsue 's who comes by his name and talents with very little effort or practice - so there.! Miss Camp Award went to Lee S. of the Entre Nuit. Gad!- can' t even hold a conversation for the flapping of that one's lips. Best Comedy Award of course went to Big David - better known as "fatty" of the Bayou Landing. She really is funny - even though she is backward and uneducated to the extent that modern equip - ment such as telephones are be-yound comprehension . .... .... Well-sweetie - see . . . you were told that if you lasted long enough an award would come to you (this is it's first). '-' Best Serious Award was to Saji a truly deserving person in­so- far as performing ability - but why can't that cat tell the truth. Has it out now - and this is probab­ly true - that Shirley Ankles of Houston is her agent with a con­tract for six years at an un­disclosed figure. Bet Shirley gets his cut - hope so - perhaps he would loan "fatty" enough to pay up the poor darling's bills. Best "Nell" Award went to Sally of Ronsue's - would you , believe it of this butch thing. I can't wait to tell all not to let the dress fool you - and it is " what's up front that counts." OUR COl\lMUNITY NOThiNG hUMAN is ALieN TO us I :x y I ~ 4 - 12 DAILY ~Beer - SOt ~ Tap - lfOt ~ Pitcher - (-. Tom mys - Peco Mas ( ___ Hamburgers and tap beer - t \ALL you can eat or drink . IIIIPPY IIOf/f( I ANNOUNCING ~E ~~~ ~PARTMENT 4 - OPEN 1 SATURDAY 3 - 12 Wine Cooler $1.50 SUNDAY Wine Champagne - 60t - EVERY SUNDAY - 6 to 9 4 - 7 MON - SAT 3 - 6 SUNDAY ALL DRINKS 30( Dancing & Pool Completely Remodeled New Large Patio New Owners \ New Bartenders ,1;) 478-0224 .. AUSTIN, TEX. I . \_,.~.. Y-.... Best Stud Award should have been the first presentation as there are so few - George B. Strait - though thought to be over the hill by some - came by his award justly - and can prove it! Can't you George? Miss Gossip Award was en- • graved before the nominations. Yes, Joe Moon - Who else! See what not knowing how to keep it shut gets you Joe - an AWARD. The Best Couple Award went to David and Iva - taint fair - two awards to Iva - I just wonder about that - is anyone sure that this is not a "drag" fooling every­on" with her "tits in the grease" bit. One thing that you all know to be true is that ''between the dishes and the dousches" Iva can't keep out of hot water. The Cruiser Award - David Fleming is just like the "Thous- Page 2 MIKE KEITH KENT ; ' \ 2828 RIO GRANDE ~\ y (29th & Rio Grande) and and One Nights" only a bit reversed "A Thousand in One Night" - and if you don't believe what you read here - check with ii••a*~ 11; •~ [3,re h 1 Congeniality Award went to the one and only Paul Lewi~ of the Bachelors Quarters. What makes this award so appropriate is that Paul is just like The Tripple A Automobile club except the A's stand for Anytime! Anyplace! Any­one - - that is for TENNIS. To all the deserving people - stars - starlets - and those who just aspire to be something or somebody - you have been recog­nized by your public for what you are. Until next year when the Campi Awards are presented I must leave with you this one thought - "read this in the bathroom and if you don't like what you see you don't have to wonder what to do about it." HIGH SCHOOL GAYS UNITED is an organization for the purpose of bringing together all Homosexual high school students, and gay people under 18 years of age, female and male. A seperate segment of the gay movement is being formed because, although there are several people in the gay com­munity who can be contacted by phone or mail, many of these do not want to become involved in any way with people under 18 for fear of being charged with "con­tributing to the delinquincy of a minor". The mere fact that they cannot give us the help we seek . IS contributing to our delinquincy and possible self-destruction by t leading us into reinforced depress­ion and lonliness, hostility for the society that forces us to hide, and in some instances excessive drink­ing, drug abuse- -and maybe even suicide for others. Being gay and in high school presents many problems, the worst of which, in my opinion, is hav­ing to hide our sexual identity. We cannot reveal ourselves with­out running the risk of harass­ment and rejection by peers and teachers, the first of which hurts more deeply. We cannot walk arm in arm with our lovers as het­erosexuals do without being ostra­cized. A generally quite, non­joining type of person's lonliness is augmented because of the "front" he or she has to build. The outgoing class officer or mem­ber of the Student Council is forc­ed into a "role" - - a code of behavior dictated and reinforced by the heterosexual student body. Many popular students who do not want their homosexuality dis - covered may "go steady" with members of the opposite sex who are in the same limelight simply to limit suspicion and maintain a ''straight'' reputation; and they are miserable because they must hide their natural preference and por­tray a different person. Many be­come ashamed of their homosex­uality and think it is a sickness; but, on the other hand, there are many who are proud and want it to be recognized as a lifestyle - - a way of expressing love for a person. During adolescence and early teen years, some people ex­perience a phase of homosexuality which usually consists of a "crush" on or admiration for a member of the same sex. HSGU is not suggesting that everyone with a degree of homosexuality restrict himself or herself to a homosexual pattern; but being able to discuss one's feelings can eliminate some of the guilt and fear that may prevail at the time of coming out. Perhaps some people will discover that the heterosexual life suits .t'.~m better. That is fine. But, perhaps if a group like HSGU is not within reach, a lot of con­fusion will still remain. Many young gay women and men get caught in the "Butch-fem(me)" syndrome in which a person is either ultra-masculine (tough, ag­gressive, domineering) or super­fe~ e (submissive, fearful, q111et). Some people are this way from a very early age and to them, it is natural; yet others groping for security choose this as a means - - and it usually does not work out. A person simply cannot be something he or she is not. HHGU, then, is functioning for several reasons: to give homo­sexuals under the age of 18 a way to socialize with people their own ages, to give them a phone and/or address to contact where they know they will not be turned away be­cause of their ages, and most of all to give them the security they need and the assurance that there ARE others like themselves who are fighting the same battles. For more information, call: 354-1555, or 354-1556; Saturdays: 282-3294 or write to: HSGU % P. 0 . BOX 217 Dorchester Center Station ~ Boston, Mass., 02124 _ l~\. °' ~~~y, FOR CHILDREN by Ginger Rothe A San Jose mother and her three children are now a family - - after almost two years of legal proceedings in a child custory cast. The mother is a lesbian. This is the only instance "that know of" in which an admitted­ly homosexual parent has received custody of children in California, said Herma Hill Kay, professor of law at UC-Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law. And it is the first such case in the United States according to the research of Del Martin, a grandmother and member of the Lesbian Mothers' Union. Ann (not the mother's real name) first filed for dissolution of her 15-year marriage in July, 1970. Before the interlocutory decree was granted last month, she had been in court " seven or eight times" and had three attorneys. Roger (not his real name), the father, had two lawyers. The trial itself lasted three days. "There isn't any way to ex­plain the tension" of the lengthy proceedings - - and of the results, said the 34-year-old mother, seated at the kitchen table in her small home in San Jose. She worries that "something" will happen to make her lose the children, believing she got them "very precariously." The ruling that granted her custody seems a hollow victory to Ann. Although she and her children are now legally united, Ann can­not form the "family" she wishes with Charla (not her real name), the woman she loves and with whom she has a "definitely secure and stable relationship." The provisions of the custody decision by Superior Court Judge Gerald S. Chargin of Santa Clara county limit Ann's communication with Charla. Ann can see Charla when her three children are in school or with their father, who has visitation rights two week-ends per month and for three weeks in the summer. Charla may not share Ann's house, the family home that the court ordered be given to Ann. Ann's children -- a son, 14; a daughter, 12, and another son, 9 - - voluntarily enrolled in sum­mer school to allow their mother time to be with Charla, Ann said. The children provide her central argument in seeking custody, Ann said. "My husband needed the children but the children needed me." The three youngsters them-selves decided they preferred to live with Ann, who told the child­ren of her feelings for Charla after she decided not to try to conceal her lesbianism during the custody case. But "we've never behaved as other than very good friends in front of the children," Ann said. "I've tried to tell the kids what's been happening all along," and the children have been "fan­tastically strong," she said. Ann's "real strength -- her ability to withstand strong criti­cism of herself" impressed her attorney, Joan K. Bradford of San Carlos. "I think people who do not have any friends among the Gay World think that homosexuals are so very sexual," the lawyer said. With a restrained sweep of the hand, Ann said, "It's very im­portant to me that I don't raise kids that feel thay have to be homosexual or heterosexual - - or whatever." But the father fears the child.­ren may become homosexual. His daughter will be surrounded by lesbians, he feels, and thus may follow that orientation. The boys will "either be subservient to women or they'll turn into homo­sexuals," Roger said. He believes his argument is substantiated by Ann's parents, who were divorced when she was 3. Roger said their marriage ended because Ann's mother is a lesbian - - a fact that Ann confirmed. But "I don't know why my parents divorced," Ann said, not­ing that it's hard sometimes to find out the motives of one's parents. Roger further believes the children's "lives are going to be ruined" by the court's decision. Roger, 42, argued that he had been "more or less playing the mother and father role" since the coup­le's first child was born, be­cause Ann did not want children and " a career was her main ob­ject," he said. Roger said he " made the mis­take of telling the mother off in front of the children. They all of a sudden felt sorry for her," and thus chose to live with Ann, who said Roger was a "good father" until the dissolution proceedings began two years ago. Roger thinks the children are too young to choose whom to live with and that the court does not give fathers an " equal chance" to obtain custody. "There's many fathers that should have the children for cus­tody, but they don't put up a fight for them because the laws are not fair," he emphasized. EVERYONE'S FUN HOUSE PRESENTS THE BEST I N THE AREA IN THE ART OF FEMALE IMPERSONATION: SONG, DANCE, SATIRE AND RECORD PANTOMINE ! SHOWS - * * THURSDAYS - 9:30 - 11:30 * SUNDAYS - 8:3--10:30 & 12:30 (Judge Chargin was unavailable for comment. During The Chroni­cle's fourth call to his office, his bailiff said the jurist " does not wish to discuss this ca se with anyone.") The court's basic guideline in California child custody cases, ac ­cording to Ann's s cording to Ann's attorney, is " the best interest and welfare of the children." Judge Chargin's de­cision " should be interpreted" to mean thathomosexuality is " simp­ly one factor to consider" in de­termining the children's best wel­fare, Herman Hill Kay said. In addition to the children's preferences to live with Ann, two Santa Clara county agency reports and the te:;timony of " expert Wit­nesses" were crucial to the moth­er's case, Mrs. Bradford said. Both the departments of juve­nile probation and of conciliation recommended that the children be placed with their mother. The expert witnesses included psychologist Dr. Arthur Bodin of Palo Alto, Ann -- and Charia's ex-husband, who, Ann and Char la said, testified that he trusted Anh to help rear his own children. (Charla, a lesbian, was awarded custody of her children - - a boy, 6; a girl, 8, and another boy, 10. The case was uncontested and her homosexuality was not brought out. She began dissolution proceedings almost a year after Ann.) Dr. Bodin's testimonywasbas­and three with the children. Mrs. Bradford said. Tape recordings of part of the children's discussions with the psychologist were played privately for the judge, in the presence of Mrs. Bradford and Roger's attorney, Thomas Sal­ciccia of San Jose. Ann continues to see Dr. Bodin, and Charla also is going. Ann and Charla have known each other about six years. Their homosexual relationship began about two years ago, but at the time she filed for dissolution, she and Charla had no plans for their future, Ann said. About a year ago, they decided they could build a happy, monogamous life together, Ann related. She repeatedly stressed their " respect for each other." Both Ann and her attorney are concerned about the court's prov­isions limiting her communication with Charla. The court has awarded Ann " cus tody of the children at the same time denying her a way of sharing expenses" - -housing, food transportation - - with Cha rla and her family, Mrs. Bradford said. Ann is now planing to appeal a portion of the court's provisions, the mother said. Herma Hill Kay termed the court's provisions " unusual." Had Charla been the " other man," . the law professor said the pro­visions probably would not have been so rest rictive. Meanwhile, Ann, a 1971 gn Meanwhile, Ann, a 1971 grad­uate of California State Univers­ity, San Jose, is seeking a full­time job as an occupational the­rapist. Charla, who recently obtained her teaching credential, is also looking for full -time work. Both women are "trying to ev­olve relationships" with men friends - - mostly married - - so that their children will have a strong image of the male . Despite this, Ann i s " aware of my feel ­ing right now of kind of a general distrust of men." In seeking custody of her child­red as an admitted lesbian, Ann said, "I'm just trying to tell ever y­body that I'm not ashamed of my relationship with Char la." PLEASE HELP - - The case is being appealed be­cause of the court's restrictions on the mother's association. She is virtually a prisoner in her own home. Tax-deductible contri­butions should be made to the Council on Religion and the Homo­sexual (CRH), 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco, California 94102. PLEASE, PLEASE HELP!! COUNCIL ON RELIGION AND THE HOMOSEXUAL sponsor s a BENE­FI~ for LESBIAN MOTHER'S COURT APPEAL autograph party Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon's aw­ard winning book LESBIAN/WO­MAN. ,, Page 3 THE MINI PARK IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE SOUTHWEST PREMIERE OF: OPENING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 Other August Screenings: Page 4 . . AUG 9: THE MALE ANIMAL: A TOTAL PENETRATING FILM. AUG 16: SWEET TASTE OF YOUTH: THE ALL MALE HIT OF THE YEAR. A BEAUTIFUL LOVE STORY NEWLY RE­LEASED BY JAGUAR PRODUCTIONS. CERTAIN TO BE ONE OF THE YEARS BEST MALE FILMS. WATCH THE ADVOCATE FOR UPCOMING FILMS AT THE MINI PARK SEPT 6: L.A. PLAYS ITSELF: - SEX AND VIOLENCE. SEPT 20: FIRST TIME AROUND:· - INNOCENSE AND LOVE. Mini Park 2907 Main Houeton 528-5881 OPEN 11 A.M. 'TIL MIDNIGHT MIDNIGHT SHOWS FRIDAY & SATURDAYS $1 DISCOUNT EVERYDAY BETWEEN 5 & 7 CALL THEATER FOR FEATURE TIMES • GLIDE i3v'{ Bi"'your copy at $7.95 and Phillis and Del sign it for you. 40% of the proceeds go to Cam, the Lesbian Mother from San Jose, to cover the court costs of her custody cast. Lesbian/ Woman is the book we have been waiting for. Del Martin ,,,,.._ and Phyllis Lyon are writing about their own lives and the lives of the W friends they have made during almost twenty years as activists in the::, homophile and women's movements. They argue pcrsua,;ively that Lesbi~nism i~ neither sin n~r crime nor si.ckness. but rather a natural and viable hfe style. Their comprehensive account of the Lesbian world provides a wealth of concrete data to enrich future discussions of female sexuality and female life styles. W~ of:, .:Cu, ~~ B ~ ClwtuL- --~ ~~ ~ MADAM FERTll..IZμl 61 Years young! - MOTHER TO DRAG - FRIEND TO ALL "BIG DAVID" VISITS The last weekend of July Hous­ton was honored with a guest ap­pearance of the Fantastic Mr. David from the Bayou Landing in Dallas. Along with Miss Red Room, Mr. Tiffany Jones he did a two man show after hours at the Farm­house, Houston's largest gay club. We're all very proud of this young man. He is now the star of the show at the Bayou Landing. If you are ever in Dallas, make sure and catch his shows every Wednesday and Sunday. He, along with several other entertainers give shows well worth seeing.· We also understand that David was well received at the Mr. David contest in Atlanta, Ga. In fact, rumour has it that he got a four minate standing ovation for his "Shirley Temple" number. Best wishes from all ofus here in Houston, we love you. Thursday night August 3rd Mr. David was again in Hous ton appearing at the Red Room. At press-time the club had sold out all seating and we feel sure that the packed house enjoyed the re­turn of David to that stage. A group of gay demonstrators who had marched to the convent­ion hall to demand gay rights. Some had come in drag, celebrat­ing the recent reversal of the Miami Beach law which prohibited people from dressing in anything other than clothes designed for their sex. A member of the Nat­ional Coalition of Gay Organizat­ions spoke to the crowd about the involvement of gay people in the week's actions. Page 5 NOW SERVING YOUR FAVORITE BEVERAGES - .. o\l\\ \\1'-\'\'"l .. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 5 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. REWARD REWARD: Something that we ex­pect to receive for services rend­ered, whether tangible such as money, a thing, a person's body ... or intangible such as a person's presence, a smile, public recog­nition, respect, love ... ? Is this all? Reward: a sense of satisfaction, a feeling of rightness, a knowing that some action or thought is good or perhaps God. In the latter sense the highest reward is not ;;eceived ... that is, it is not gotten or expected from outside our­selves. Rather it comes from within. We have made a trite cliche of the truism "Virture is it's own reward." Yet it is so in health. People do "exist in this world, all of them doingtheirownthing, with­out hope of some type of reward ... with no expectations" from out­side themselves, but with the sure knowledge of inner reward. There are hundreds of thousands of them. Their numbers are capped by the great men of high consiciousness -- Jesue, Lao-Tze, Shankara, Krishna, Gautama the Buddah, Mo­ses, among others. Their numbers are undergirded by the guy who picks up a cup carelessly dis­carded on the lawn by someone else and throws it in the trash can, by the driver who lets the other driver go first, the ded­icated teacher, by the conscient­ious cop, by the myriad men and women who use their abilities above and beyond the requirements of their jobs ... and for good. In our gay world they are those who, while expecting that a "type of friendship should (indeed) exist after an evening of rather inti­mate rapport," are not bitter, are not rendered hopeless, or other­wise impaired when the light of another day brings rejection and disdain. They are those whose inner confidence, whose inner wholeness is complete enough so that no rejections, no blunting of expectations, no lack of outside reward can shake it or threaten their emotional integrity. Their reaction is compassion for the limited horizons and the distorted emotions of the rejecter ... notcon­descension but unexpressed com­passion, concern, perhaps sur­prise, with not pain. What is the source of their strength? The spirit within, that's the source. How can they be hurt if their thoughts are stayed on the . Lord ..... in other words, if they recognize their Spiritual origin and existence? What reward do we need from "This world?" If we are not reaching out to get the THINGS oi this world ... including bodies and their owners ... as your life goal, me but rather what I, the Spirit, expects of me. At the same time you are not here to do what I expect of you, but what you, the Spirit, expects of you. In other words the demand is placed upon you, by you, to live up to your own expectations. That demand comes from the Father within, your Spiritual Awareness, your your Spiritual Awareness, your Spirithood, your Goodness ... and in the fulfillment of that demand you could hardly help doing to others as you would like them to do to you. Therefore, trick with love, work with zeal, expecting nothing from the outside and Everything from the inside and the things that you would have done to you will be done. - -Charles David but instead are accepting these THINGS as your rightful but in­cidental due as you search for the Spirit within ... after all, where IS THE Kingdom of Heaven? If this is your effort, and as a Christian it should be, then the arrows of (The Prodigal - July 9, 1972) disdain and rejection bounce off >--------- easily. Public recogniti?n _is not I on page 68, on a 2-page spread needed because deep w1thm you j entitled "A gallery of men and KNOW and are sure of your worth -- women important to the (gay) ---to you, your God and to His other manifestations: your fellow creatures and creation. Remember the Golden Rule: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," and a very commonly applied psychological . rule: "I am not in this world to live up to your expectations and you are not in this world to live up to my expectations." So, says this contrast, if you trick with someone seemingly in the spirit of love, or if you work for an organization in that same spirit and are then disdained, ignored or rejected ... it follows that the human psychological rule is ap­plicable while the Golden Rule is only self-defeating. For human finite beings the above counclusion is inevitable. For spiritual man who knows that he does not live by bread alone, there is no contrast and no con­flict. I am, in truth, not in this world to do what YOU expect of movement." He was also pictured in The Texas Methodist newspaper in May, 1972. The captian under the picture told of how the General Conference in Atlanta in April had said it does notwantgaypreachers in Methodist pulpits . As a Methodist gay preacher, Gene Leggett is an outcast--a prophet, a crusader, and a lover of his fellow men. He is 37 years old. Here are some of the ideas Gene advocated to the audience at Dignity /Houston: "We gays can say we are con­tent to be persecuted, because this brings great beauty into our lives. We gay brothers have to stand together and help one another share our suffering." "One thing we gays have to offer the world is our sensitivity. We need however, to avoid becoming self-righteous. We have no right to act in self- reghteous rage. We have no right to inflict suffering on straights, out of revenge." 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Vernon (713) 524-5612 Houston, Texas 77006 GENE LEGGE" Members of Dignity /Houston were privileged on Sunday, July 16, to hear Gene Leggett speak to them on gayness, gay civil rights, and on relious faity. Dignity /Houston meets at 3512 Travis on Sundays, 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon. Gene is a leader of the Purple Star Tribe in Dallas. As such, he has been the "father" speritually "A gay person sees life as something to celebrate! The gay person is in life to share and to be on the same level with all. A straight person sees life as an acquisitive force. The straight person wants to control life and to be on top of the heap." "The church is a terribly gay institution. It talks about para­doxes, visions, and dreams. The church lost its gayness when the men preachers walked in to take it over from the women who made of many more children than the up the church." 3 of whom he is the physical father. ''God, life, and religion are He was suspended from the United awesome, mysterious, irrational, Methodist ministry in San Antonio, obserd, and uncontrollable. Out of Texas, in May, 1971, because he the whimsy, mystical, and obserd, Texas, in May, 1971, because he flows the truth. In the theater, the is gay and proud. . masks and makeup we wear, and He grew up in Edinburg, Texas, the games we play, point us to and graduated from Perkins School , the truth. The same thing applies of Tehology, SMU, Dallas, in 1959. in everyday life." He was featured in the Dec., To continue to fight the church, 31, 1971 issue of Life Magazine may be a way to help destroy the church." "I don't put down closet queens; all of us know how much we can risk. However, we must not let ourselves be complacent." How do we begin to say thank you? There are so many who helped make the GAY PRIDE PARADE a success. We owe a special thanks to Houston. They came in groups of three and four all night the night before the parade. The Gay Liberation of Houston entered a beautiful float. Houston also had Gene Leggett was the featured guest on Dave Lambell's telephone -call-in talk show on KAUM-FM radio (96.5, Houston) from 9:30 p.m. till 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 16th. I cars and marchers in the parade. To the Metropolitan Community Dear Mr. Frank, Excuse my typing and thanks for prilltillg my article. We bad quite a lot of response so this is in reply. Our thanks go to all the bar owners who helped participate in Dallas' first GAY PRIDE PARADE held last June 24th. They deserve our thanks and our support. Due to an article published recently about one particular bar owner in Dallas who refused to support the parade, several people have expressed dissatisfaction to bar owners who were not referred to in the article. For this we apolo­gize. Ron-Sue's, Bayou Landing and T.J.'s actively assisted in the parade. Other bar owners were very helpful in allowing posters to be displayed and leaflets to be handed out. We sincerely ap­preciate their help. Actually only two bars refused to put up posters or allow handbills to be passed. One other bar allowed handbills to be passed only under pressure. Next year, the second annual GAY PRIDE PARADE will have more active participation in the way of floats, and cars represent­ing the various Gay bars. We appreciate those people who have boycotted and expressed their dissatisfaction to bar owners who refuse to support Gay people in their struggle for human equality and dignity. Plans for next years ' paraae are already underway. If you would like to help, call 824- 0770 or write Box 5944, Dallas, Texas 75222. Yours for Gay Pride, PARADE CHAIRMAN Ms. Chris McKee I Church of Dallas, we say thanks for your help, encouragement, and participation. To the Purple Star Tribe, and particually Gene Leg­gett, we thank you for adding a colorful and festive air to the parade and picnic. The Nuntius/ parade and picnic. The Nuntius/ Ovr Community entered two cars in tbe parade. We owe them many Ulallks for their donations, pub­licity, and intense interest in the parade. Thanks to all the people who came from all over the country. Thanks for the entry of the car which proclaimed, "Iowa Is Here!" All those who opened up their homes to our out-of-town guests and all those who were on stand­by for out-of-towners, you were great. Thanks to all those who do­nated their time, energy, talents, money, and vocal support even though they were unable to march in the parade itself. Thanks to those people who helped make signs and banners. A special thanks goes to the members of the Circle of Friends who had the courage to sponsor the parade. For the publicity given the parade, we wish to thank the parade, we wish to thank the Advocate, the Nuntius/ Our Com­munity, and the Channel. I wish to thank all those who helped in obtaining the use of the Dallas Press Club for our press con­ference. And unless we forget, we need to thank the Dallas City Council for their unwitting help in helping us to obtain publicity. To the bar owners who pa rt­icipated in the parade and those who put up posters and allowed us to pass out leaflets, we say thank you. To the bar owners of the After Dark Lounge and The Other Place in Ft. Worth, the Bayou Landing, Ron-Sue's, and TJ's in Dallas, we say a special thank you. To Barbara Gittings of Phil­adelphia, thanks for being such a MR. CHELSEY ST. JOHN I 1 ..... 8eJl7 and BeutlM good sport about being woke up at "that" hour of the morning. Thanks to all our beautiful straight brothers and sisters who marched along side us. And I wish to say a special loving thanks to my lover for her help, encouragement, understanding, and nagging when I needed it. But the most important people we wish to thank a re all those who marched down Main Street. YOU WERE THE PARADE. See you next year. Yours for Gay p ride, PARADE CHAIRMAN Ms. Chris McKee Letter of Thanks I would per sona lly like to thank the following: The Villa Fontana, Entree Nuit, Briar­patch, Bachela rs Qua rters and the Detow Saloon for their and their employees help on the night of the July 20th. Special thanks to Mr. Cindy Birdsong, cur r ent Miss Dal ­las, and the entire cas t ofRonsue 's bartenders and doorman for con­tributing their salaries and tips of the night. ' $330.00 was raised With this money 150 kids left for a summer camp on the 23rd of July which otherwise would not have gotten to go. Let us hope that thi s is only a beginning. My sincere thanks again to all. Ronnie Sue. FOR GAY SOCIETY AND ACTJirJTY /(O~ • • TEX·AS' OLDEST HOMOPHILE ORGANIZATION i" c O r THE CIRCl:.E OF FRIENDS_ SINCE 196S - J e e e 6146 ST. MORITZ DALLAS,· TEXAS 75214 . IF YOU ARE A RESPONSIBLE, PRODUCTIVE CITIZBN, WHO '1fOULD LIKE TO HELP IJIPROVE YOUR COIIIIUNITY AND HAVE FUN WHILE DOING IT; THEN CHECK THE APPROPRIATli: BOX AND QIL TODAY. A SOCIAL, EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION MEETS TWICE-A MONTH PHONE: 821-1653 NAJIE __________ - PHONE ___ AU Ilf7'0fUlll'rION RBCEIWD arr CONFIDENTIAL. ADDRESS _ ___ __________ _______________ _ ZIPCODE ______ _ OPI,BASE SEND 11B /fORE INFORJIATION Q,io.oo ENCLOSED .P'OR ONE 1lLIJt ,.,..RSBIP A~DO ti P¢\,\-t{, Last month the Villa Fontana celebrated its 20th anniver sary. This bar is known and has be­friended many patrons in this span of time. Congrats to Bill and Ray. The 10th of July was the first anniversary of the Detour Saloon. Shows here on Sundays a re still going great guns under the head of current Miss Dallas, Cindy Birdsong! Praise be and contratulations to Margerit at T.J.'s. They are going open saloon on the first of August. Ronsue's i s enlargingonthelst of August. Will finally have the entir e building and parking lot at the present location - - - about time!! Under stand that the shows are enla rging along with the area. New lights and sound equipment. Now the best show in town can be properly enjoyed! If you have not stopped at the Candy Store on band night - one should. They are featuring an all girls band known as " HOT ICE" and the singer known as Robbin is out of sight! The Bachelors Quarters over on Live Oak is going great guns along with the Entre Nuit which is located downstairs underneath. We are told that the elevator will not carry Big David and a trick - just " fatty" by himself or is it her self?! They'd loose this ones business if it had to walk up! The Bayou Landing and Delta Baths still very strong attraction. If you have not eaten in this spot lately - you're missing it all. Fresh vegetables home style! Just Great! The Bon-Soir on Lovers Lane still quite cruisy - quiet and se­date. Bill is doing a great job as manager . The cr owd at' the Briarpatch gets better each time one enters! Mary and Jim a re doing a real fine job. See you around - till next tin)e! - - - Get it! PS: Dennis - what is the-attraction in Corpus Christi - - not real fish - - ? Page 7 Advocate, a practicing internist says: PRE-GAME WARM-UP "Fistfucking is dangerous. I don't want to sound like I'm put­ting anyone down, Maybe if some­one does it gently' it is not necess­airly disastrous. However, I just saw a boy yesterday who had let someone violently fistfuck him, and today he is in the hospital, and it's going to take six months to repair the damage. I'm sorry. The guy who did this is a crim­inal. SATURDAY & SUNDAY GAYS UNITE to CLEAN 0 QUEEN'S POINT" It was called Queen's Point, but until "clean-up Saturday" it looked more like Hell's Half­looked more like Hell's Half­acre. Beer cans, cigerette butts, candy wrapers, chicken bones, and broken glass littered the grassy areas and sandy beaches. To over­night campers it was like making home in the city dump. Garbage cans had been provided by the corps of engineers, but the cans ers felt little urge to put their litter in cans already overflowing. Then Myke and Bob rolled up their sleeves and organized a vol- . unteer work detail. Two dozen people showed up with rakes and shovels and spent a happy /hard two hours cleaning up the mess that had been accumilating for years and years. The back end of a pickup truck, heaped with trash, hauled it away. Now the beach looks a Jot like Nature intended it. Next weekend a gay artist has agreed to paint the cans. (Would lavender be a cool color?)Another thoughtful gay girl will make signs to place around the area to re­mind gay campers that ours is now ' the cleanest beach on Lake Dallas. No one is going to keep it clean for us. Shall we do it ourselves? " ·anqM 11 annb aw illfl!l p1noM n lnH,, ·qino,f aqi panws " 'sa,f 'qo,, ,:u11w 11 mlf p1no~ no,f lfll!lll «iqnq '.1aanb,, ·111nxasowoq S1?M aq l1ll!l passaJuo~ pu11 pnoq lJ1?.1p S!I! Ol papoda.1 qino,f .l!tqlfOOWOO~ V Page 8 AFTERNOONS 1 TIL 4 P .M. 50¢ (Birds don't do it. Bees don't do it. Even Boston Beans don't do it!) This writer is a kindly, old, withered queen. A queen who was "making the scene" many, many years before anyone ever dreamed of "gay liberation" or Gay Pride I Parades. Down through the end- ! Jess decades he has done, seen, H O U ST O N , s i_ (or at least heard oO everything. But something new is sweeping . ! the gay world, and because of his I love for gay people, he's greatly G A y ~ \ disturbe~. Thi~ anxiety is caused ..X I by .... F1stfucking. ~ We are reluctant to put down 0 I anybody's idea of fun. But surely ~~~, I this must be scrapingtheverybot- tom of the barrel. Is one so des- ~ I perate for new thrills that one ,A J must endanger his body? '-. V I Oh we know, "Different strokes "You see, most people have little understanding of this. You only have nerve endings in the three-fourth inch around your sph­incter. Beyond that, you can't feel pain, only pressure. You could put your hand up someone's ass and cut them with a knife and they wouldn't feel it beyond that three­fourth inch." So dear youth, listen to this old queen. Listen to him because he loves you. It's dangerous. Don't do it. Don't. Don't. Don't. Don't. ~ I for different folks." Different ~ strokes we don't mind. But this c, ~ is so frantic -- so very danger- - " ,,- ous, we must warn against it. From the recent issue of The 0~ by ·wade Frey Dignity /Houston has elected a steering committee to structure the group and to plan future activi­ties. The committee includes Father Mark Barron, Joe Walker, Wayde Frey, Bob Wood, Bill Buie, David Tucker and Dick Atch­ley. Bob Wood is in charge of a brunch to be held on Sunday, Aug­ust 13. The brunch will be an op­portunity for new and prospective members to receive information about Dignity /Houston members. Gene Leggett was featured speaker on July 16. (See "Far Out! - - Gene Leggett" elsewhere in this issue of the Nuntius.) A woman psychiatrist was scheduled to address the group on Sunday July 23. Eleven Dignity/Houston mem­bers attended mass together at Holy Rosary Church after hearing Gene speak. Then, about thirteen of the group continued their fellow­ship on Sunday afternoon at one of the bars. Houston Gay Liberation elected a steering committee on July 20 to plan group meetings. The eight people selected for the steering committee are Sherry Lipper, John Rawls, Andy Kaplan, Jim Hampton, Bob Nichols, Scott Tillinghast, and two Beaumont delegates - - Steve Smith and Sally LeDoux. Gay Lib will have a picnic at Bear Creek Park near Addixks Dam on Sunday, August 6. 25 people were present at Hous­ton Gay Lib on July 18. This was the largest attendance in about a year. Andy Kaplan played 'the Troy Perry record album "One God;" Mike Bird showed his colorful and interesting slides of Gay Pride Weekend in Dallas (June 24); and then the people divided up into four or five consciousness-raising (discussion) groups. Quite a few people have called The Montrose Gaze phone No. 522- 5226 to find out what this group is doing. The Montrose Gaze is an organ­ization of gay men and women who are planning a gay communtiy center. The Montrose Gaze has about 9 people who are active members of the group. They will host a benefit dance at SLUG's at 3910 Garrott, on Sunday, Aug­ust 20 to raise funds for the pro­posed center. Tickets are $1 in advance and $1.50 at the door. Come by 225 Marshall #112 to buy your advance tickets or get a roll of tickets to sell and help raise funds. All ages are welcome. Urgently needed is an answer­ing service for 522-5226. Anyone with an idea as how to solve this problem please contact us. go ~ove~ qJou .... .... go COo CUJe l = · Join Ur1 In Chu1ich - u\Aet1ropoQ i tai1 Commui1i ty Chu1rch oJ DALLAS SUNDAY- ~REV.RICHARD VINCENT, FELLOWSHIP- 6:30 PM PASTOR SERVICE -7:3OPM PHONE 946-4354 4015 NORMANDY DALLAS, TEX 7 5221 (2 Blks. No. of 'Mockingbird on Preston Rd.) EDITORIAL A gay (or straight) parade, any time of the year and in any place will be very much like a Mardi Gras celebration. Last year's Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade in Hollywood had colorful floats, clowns, drag queens in lavish costumes, and even a baton twiler. There was a float carry­ing ten beautifully built young studs, briefly costumed, and with a sign saying GROOVY GUYS MAKE GROOVY STARS! There was a platoon of motorcycle guys in black leather jackets, heavy chains and- -high heels. There was c well­built young man (again briefly cos­tumed) carrying an enormous boa but some of the spectators and watchers were "turned off" by what they considered to be vulgar displays: A sign bearing the words, SUCKING IS BETTER THAN WAR, and a 35 foot long red, white, pink, and blue " surrealistic cock." (Others felt that if beauty exists in the eye of the beholder, then obscenity must exist there also) All this led one writer to com­plain to THE ADVOCATE (the gay national newspaper) that these parades defeat their purpose: in­stead of presenting freaks, we should march a thousand average, well-adjusted homosexuals in bus­iness suits and ties. To which one of the parade organizers replied: "Find us a thousand average, well­adjusted homosexuals in business suits and ties willing to march in the parade, and we'll be glad to march them. Until then, we will use what we've got." This year's parades will be no different: we will have our critics. There are many gay people who have NEVER made a contribution to the gay movement in any way-­time, money, or effort; but who are very eager to criticize those who do. Very much like the Little Red Hen who could find no help when planting the corn, harvesting the corn, grinding the corn, or cook­ing the corn; but found her table crowded when the dinner bell rang. But none-the-less we must go Oil. If Walt Whitman saw "all America singing" and Isadora Duncan longed to see "all America dancing," this writer would rather see "all America marching." Marching for the rights of all Americans. There approximately 975,966 gay men and women in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New Mexico. Most are in their damn closets, and because of jobs, families, and social positions can't afford to come out. And who would blame them? But they could con­tribute in some way to the GAY PRIDE PARADE. Theymightdrive a float unseen, dance down the stre­et disguised as a clown, make posters, lick stamps, make posters, and seal envelopes, con­tribute a few dollars, or provide food and shelter for out of town marchers. The rest of us WILL MARCH. (Photo by Woody Keys) GAY FREEDOM IS WITHIN OUR REACH! We expected obscenities. Perhaps even violence, from both the police and the 14,000 spectators who came downtown June 24th to see Dallas's First Gay Pride Parade. But the police were friendly. As a matter of fact, they seemed to be having a ball. And if there were cat­calls and half-ass cute remarks hurled at us from the sidewalks, we didn 't hear them. We were too busy singing and shouting Gay slogans. Many in the crowd applauded and cheered us. Some even left the walks to join our ranks . But most stood in stunn­ed silence. Could this be real? Men and Women proudly marching down the street, arms around each other's shoulders, openly proclaiming to the world that they were human too? Where was the shame? The guilt? And that theme song gaily blair­ing from the sound truck: "United we stand: divided we fall. And if our backs should ever be against the wall, We'll be together. Together, you and I." And so it was. The early sum­mer air seemed filled with our strength, love, and warmth. We gave it and received it from each other. We cared! Oh, why can't it be that way every day? How often have we open­ed our hearts and homes to those in need, only to be robbed, some­times beaten by our own people? How often have we, who have enemies enough, heavens known­cruelly put down one of our own? Or the many times we've thoughtlessly hurt our lonely ones by simply ignoring them. Couldn't we have invited them into our lives? Why is it those who need .. - ... . " .... -- "Just A Minute·· 2319 So. Shepherd Houston, Tex ~~~~~~w~~~r ~~~-~~~~~~ your hostesses Ricci & Rita BOIBIII ee•s CJ.UI POOL . DANCING . MIXED DRINKS Open Tuesday throygh Sunday 5pm - 2am (Closed londays) Page 9 I MR. SABRE' GARTH • Eyes that Mystify • Form - Face & Figure STONEWALL TREATMENT CENTER PURCHASES FACILITY Stonewall, a residential treat­ment center for Gay pa rolees, probationers , alcoholics, and drug abusers, has recently purchased a new facility in Seattle. The Board of Directors announced today that the new house, a six-unit build­ing with accommodations for twenty, allows for !he opening with a separate program, The Stone­wall Training Center, a 90-day rehabilitation program for ex-of­fenders coming out of prison. Standing in front of the new faci­lity (I to r) are Stonewall residents Sharon Lehn, Sherry White, John Edwards, and David Baird, Faci­lity Director. BUY GAY DIGNITY /HOUSTON chise to achieve the full imple- People by instinct are mentation of our human and civil gregarious and social and have rights. always and everywhere sought the ARTICLE 3. DIGNITY /HOUSTON company of their fellows. People will foster cooperative efforts with band together to express common other groups and individuals who interests, to enjoy social inter- seek the betterment of the homo­course and to realize common phile community, particularly and goals. society generally when such efforts For these same reasons we are within the abilities and aims who are homophiles at all times of DIGNITY/HOUSTON. and places have formed identifi- ARTICLE 5. DIGNITY/HOUSTON able communities - - overt and asserts that homophiles should be covert -- by whatever degree the active, informed participants in . prohibitions our larger socieites any consideration of our condition have allowed. and in any disposition of our fate. When our · homophile com- ARTICLE 6. To promote our unity munities are forced by societal and to guide our actions we of hostilities into secrecy, however, DIGNITY/HOUSTON adopt the the positive values of human con- following by-laws: gregation are made preverse and Section 1. Anyone who has at­negative and the community built t~nded three (3) meetings of DIG­upon them serves only as a temp- NITY /HOUSTON is considered a orary refuge and frantic escape member and is entitled to vote from loneliness, self-hatred and on all matters that come before despair. our body. The onus is ours as homo- Section 2. A planning board of philes to resist this dehumanizing five (5) persons elected will gui<te of ourselves and our fellows. We the activities of DIGNITY/HOUS­must recognize and affirm the - TON. great diversity of personality, be- Section 3. One member of this lief and proclivity that dis- board will be a standing member guised by the stereotypical image and will vote only in case of a tie. of the homophile. It is hypothetical The four remaining will serve of the homophile. It is hypothet terms of six months each on a construct that has no validity. It staggered basis so that two mem­denies the uniqueness and variety bers are selected every three of feelings and experience which months. define an individual and are the Section 4. The planning board basis of his rights. will divide specific duties and We are citizens, entitled by responsibilities among them­right to all of the privileges and selves as they see fit. prerogatives of our citizenship. Section 5. The planning board We are human beings and claim will meet as necessary, but not the dignity of our humanity. · less than once a month. To these ends we unite as Section 6. Three (3) members DIGNITY/HOUSTON, under the of the planning board will con­following articles of incorporation: ::..z.,,tu~ -,.. ~ - ARTICLE 1. DIGNITY /HOUSTON is a fellowship for homophiles and will serve as a locus for our friend­ships and recreation. ARTICLE 2. DIGNITY /HOUSTON is a forum for the open discuss­ion of those topics, issues and problems that relate to homo­philes. DIGNITY /HOUSTON will Section 7. All committees will be appointed ad hoc. Section 8. Any actions of the planning board may be abrogated by the majority vote of the larger membership. Section 9. Any part or all of these articles and by-laws may be changed by the considered action and vote of the planning board promote thoughtful use ofthefran- and membership. those swing in' Babylonians Many of the sexual practices of man seem to be as old as man himself, and certainly existed in most of the ancient cradles of civilization. One of the cradles was the Tigris-Euphrates area, which gave us Sumeria and Babylonia. The first eleven chapters of­Genessis deal with this early period. Abraham came from Chal­dea, a part of the area, and brought some stories with him. What were these Babylonians like? 2,et'•i I f ,,.~,., .,, .,,,;,"f fliJ'l."-e, Prof. Saggs in his erudite study tells us that the typical sexual .Jlal,J l•tt ldr, &u - relirf. behavior was "much the same in a I • I ' ' ancient Mesopotamia as in modern (Dt. Paul Roberts has correctly Europe." This included homosex- shown that the word in the Jewish uality, both male and female. Im- Septuagint where the KJV has de- · potence, nocturnal emissions VD sire in Gen. 4:7 is the same word and ejaculatio praecox is 'als~ used in Gen. 3: 16 where 'desire' attested by Babylonian literature. is clearly sexual. The root of the Already there were several same word is found again in positions of intercourse practiced Song of Solomon 7:10 where the by these peoples. ONE SURVIVING connotation is again clearly sex­BIT OF WRITING TELLS US THAT TI ual. It may be inferred that Abel PRIESTESSES PERMITTED ANAL IN'I has sexual desire toward his bro­COURSE: IT IS POSSIBLE THAT TEM ther, as the KJV had sexual desire PRIESTS DID ALSO. One surviving toward his brother, as the KJV illustration on an ancient plaque rightly reads.) shows a rear entry. Since homosexuality is so an- Circumcision did not seem to cient and ubiquitous, it becomes play as significant a ritual or clear that neither religion nor religious role with the Babylon- punitive law has made much signi- · ians as it did with people of ficant change in its prevalence, the Nile area, but it was hardly only in the visibility of its practice. SHERI POWERS unknown. There survives a Meso- Sooner or later everyone must potamian stone phallus which an- come to recognize from thousands Titles: tedates even Abraham and it is of years of known history that MOST PROFESSIONAL IN DALLAS . circumcised; so Moses was cert- heterosexuality is the dominant BEST SERIOUS PERFORMER (Zodiac Ball) ainly not the first to introduce the sexual behavior in man, but also L----------------~-------4.~ _ _J_ custom as some Bible readers have that homosexuality is equally ,;;_t,,_ 1 w<.,!. ~ .,._;,._ OJA... "-~-1 often thought. natural. 'Natural' includes a wide In one of the earliest disputes spectrum of behaviors of which the over who is "most" worthy be- dominant behavior is but a part fore God (see Gen. 4), Godhomor- of the whole. ed the worship of the homosexual. Terry from Tyler The INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF HUMAN RESOURCES has re­leased the following: Magazine articles, books, news reporting, movies and public dis­cussions of homosexuality are so plentiful today as to indicate a genuine public concern about the subject and a desire better to understand it. However, the layman has difficulty in finding simple, straightforward answers to many of his questions readily available in convenient form. To help fill this need the fol­lowing pamphlet has been prepared by a panel of highly qualified social scientists and specialists, each of whom has studied homo­sexuality extensively and at least one of whom is himself homo­sexual. In addition to his study, each of the panelists has done much interviewing and counseling work with male and female homo­sexuals, gaining thereby a broad insight into the attitudes and be­havior patterns of several thous­and such persons. The aim of this publication is The aim of this publication is to replace misconceptions and fears about homosexuality with a better understanding of the subject. It is hoped that this will result in improved and more humane at­titudes toward those men and wo­men for whom homosexuality is their way of life and effect a better integration into society of such individuals, many of whom are worthwhile and useful people. Such a goal would seem to be preferable to the traditional prac­tice of alienating them and in­creasing the numbers of indi­viduals who are a burden upon society. 1. WHAT IS HOMOSEXUALITY? It is the condition of being sex­ually attracted and drawn to mem­bers of one's own sex. 2. WHO IS HOMOSEXUAL? The only basis for deciding whether one is or is not homosexual is a continuing erotic preference for partners of the same sex. 3. DOES A HOMOSEXUAL ACT MAKE ONE A HOMOSEXUAL? No. Many boys and girls during early childhood and adolescence have homosexual experiences without lasting effects. Also, under special circumstances, such as military service and personal life, homo­sexual behavior sometimes occurs on a temporary basis. 4. HOW MANY HOMOSEXUALS ARE THERE? No one really knows. However, several authorities have estimated that perhaps one out of every ten adults could be so clas­sified. Therefore, the number would total many millions. 5. CAN HOMOSEXUALS BE EASI­LY IDENTIFIED? Contrary to pop­ular belief most homosexual men and women are indistinguishable _ rin appearance from other people. life, at all social and economic levels, and among all cultural groups. Homosexual tastes and personalities vary as widely as do heterosexual. Some male homo­sexuals are feminine in manner and appearance and some female homosexuals seem masculine. Tranvestites, those who prefer the clothing of the opposite sex, and transsexuals, those who feel they are trapped in the body of the wrong sex and therefore seek sur­gery, usually have a psychological makeup quite different from that of most homosexuals. 6. IS HOMOSEXUALITY UN­NATURAL? From a scientific point of view it is not. It would seem to be one of the natural vari­ations of human sexuality which some societies are more willing to accept than are others. Endocrinologist Harry Benjamin, M.D., has written, "Do we know what 'normal' means? I don't know I believe that we only know what is customary." 7. ARE HOMOSEXUALS MEN­TALLY ILL? No. To label homosexuality as a mental illness ART THAT Ll\'ESI This is what pmud ownen and admifffS ol Ray Houston', art u.te u the fflOlt aocunte way of <k-M.Tibin& this rn.lly Hcttfflg art. and rishtly ,o. 11M' &nest eumpln ol muculmlty lo be fGuncl tn phy­sique art today. Our aim Is to prrxnt with tut" and dignity the male body at ib lnOlt exddn& and beautiful. Art to be displayed as what it is, ART, not the wua1 1,lutk~ typr of cartoons aa'tted by ,o many and ct.lled ~~~ r~-~1~1\:U:t~~~;~~:r,~~ s':~~'~ts ':an-'!~ ~i!7r:;:ic: use• plain P'tte of paper, a, long u your sip,atnre it on it. Custom art from yr,ur favorite photo, pri~ on reque~. What d>uld be ,nore penonaJ than an ortginal oil painting of that special someone, palnttd by Mr. Houston, IHSt•iN RT 3 BOX 399 • BRENHAM, TEXAS 77833 NT IIONATUII !Jal.OW' CSITIFUI TNAT l ""' 0¥81 H , •••• or •o•. , C • .:.,OAT111S !!5!!l AC~AN"f TOUI Ol-■ •I tbc ..... in tiie 8 X 10 e $7.00 0 Add~ po$Ult Enc--,'-M $_ (oah, diecil,, M.0.)" All__,,_,,_r.c.....,.,.,.__._., l•c'-..rl. ,.._.I" :.:;J.:r'~ :::-..,.-:e::!;_~,::':!: ------ ... _____ a.,. ___,,,. _ _ Page 13 i A THURSDAY NIGHT SPECIAL GUEST --- reflects a value judgment based on social and religious attitudes, rather than on scientific evidence. Some homosexuals, like some het­erosexuals, do indeed suffer from anxiety, or other psychological dif­ficulties. Quite often this has been brought on by pressures from a society which is intolerant and un­informed concerning homosex­uality. 8. ARE HOMOSEXUALS CRIMIN­ALS? Homosexuals are not more nor less law-abiding than the rest of the population. However, the laws of most states against oral­genital, anal and masturbatory be­havior do label homosexual acts as criminal. The majority of hetero­sexuals would likewise be design- P~9e 14 Geess Who? Fat Girl! ated criminals were such Jaws enforced. 9. ARE CHILDREN SEDUCED IN­TO HOMOSEXUALITY? Homosex­ual seduction is no more common than is heterosexual seduction. Numerically is is much less fre­quent because there are fewer homosexuals. Several surveys oost persons who engage in homosexuality dur­ing their adolescent years did so with those of approximately their own ages. Schofield reports (p. 209 See Bibliography) that of one group studied about three-quarters "had started homosexual activity with other boys before the age of seventeen; only a few were iniated by adults." 10. WHAT CAUSES HOMOSEX­UALITY? It is not yet knows what causes either heterosexuality or homosexuality. It has been held that heterosexuals may be hor­monally, genetically and bio­logically different from homosex­uals. Others have argued that a young child/ s emotional relation­ships with his parents, and those near to him will determine his sexual pattern in adulthood. Much further research will be needed before a definite answer can be ~- 11. CAN HOMOSEXUALITY BE CURED? Since homosexuality is merely one of the variations of sexual behavior and has been con­sidered to be quite normal in some societies during various per­periods in history a better quest­ion might be, "Should holllosex­uals change? If so, Why?" Avail­able statistics indicate that large numbers of homosexuals see no reasons for wanting to change. Many of those who have tried to change have found treatment to be both long term and expensive, with results often unsatisfactory. Many therapists now favor helping in­dividuals to accept their homo­sexuality, rather than to seek change. 12. IS HOMOSEXUALITY NECESS­ARILY A HANDICAP? No one's sexual orientation need be a handi­cap. Homosexuals and heterosex­uals alike can lead happy, pro­ductive lives, provided they come to terms with their sexuality. For some persons, however, the social sanctions and public prejudice against homosexuality may create special problems and unhappiness. 13. IS THERE A HOMOSEXUAL PERSONALITY? None has so far been identified. Scientifically ad­ministered personality tests have not revealed any clearcut distinct­ions between heterosexuals and homosexuals, other than that of their sexual preference. 14. WHAT KIND OF JOBS DO HOMOSEXUALS HOLD? Like other minority groups they have tended to take those jobs having the fewer barriers. Thus, they are no more inclined to be hairdressers than neg roes are to be janitors. Sur­veys have shown that homosex­uals can be found in every oc­cupational grouping from the mini­stry to professional athletics and police forces. However, the vast majority of homosexuals must take great pains not to reveal their homosexual inclinations on their jobs for their efficient and effect­ive job performance is often no protection to them if homosex­uality is suspected. 15. ARE HOMOSEXUALS CHILD MOLESTERS? The overwhelming majority of homosexuals have no interest in pre-adolescent child­ren. There interest in adolescents if no greater or more significant than that of heterosexuals. Paeder­asts, those adults who do seek sexual contacts with young child­ren present a difficult and often tragic problem but this should be clearly distinguished from hoi:no­sexuality. According to studies of such offenders in prisons, the majority ofpaederasts are, or have been, married men. 16. ARE HOMOSEXUALS AS PROMISCUOUS AS CLAIMED? Not necessarily. However, because of the nature of the social pressures they face, it is more difficult for homosexuals to establish longterm stable relationships than it is for heterosexual couples. Research indicates that there are many long term homosexual relationships, sometimes referred to as "mar­riages." 17. WILL HAVING HETEROSEX­UAL RELATIONS SOLVE ANY­THING? The homosexual who has already identified himself as such is seldom swayed by having some heterosexual experiences, part­icularly if they are sought out of desperation or anxiety. Homosex­uals who try marriage as a way out usually end up by making ,10t only themselves miserable but the · spouse as well. Children of such marriages are also caught up in the tragedy. 18. SHOULD HOMOSEXUALS TRY TO RESIST THEIR SEX URGES? It would be as unrealistic to expect homosexuals to practice complete sexual abstinence as to expect heterosexuals to do the same. Undoubtedly some homosexuals manage, as do some heterosexuals, to remain celibate throughout their lives, but most people would find this not only impossible but un­desirable. 19. WILL CLOSE PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN AD­OLESCENTS AND ADULTS OF THE SAME SEX LEAD TO HOMO­SEXUALITY? This fearofintimate friendships, particularly between males, has had negative effects on the mental well being and nor­mal relationships of men to each other in the estimation of many researchers. It is perfectly natural for an adult male to express love and affection for another man or for an adolescent without being homosexual. Displays of affection between males are commonplace in many countries of the world and even in the United States it is not considered inappropriate for women to show warm affection for each other. Male fearofestablish­ing intimate relationships seems due to the prevailing tremendous misunderstanding about what homosexuality actually means. 20. WHAT DANGERS DO HOMO­SEXUALS ENCOUNTER: One of the consequences of being a mem­ber of a disdained minority group is that homosexuals are frequently victimized by blackmailers and unscrupulous police. Since known homosexuals are excludedgener­ally from employment by govern­ment agencies and from member­ship in the armed forces, black­mailers may threaten them with exposure. Some homosexuals V n Air. Friz/Jy Houston would rather pay money to such persons than to lose their jobs. Entrapment procedures are often unsed against homosexuals; that is, in order to make an arrest the sexuals, or even make advances to them. Such abuses would be eliminated if the so-called sex laws were changed. 21. ,F THE SOCIAL AHD LEGAL SANCTIONS AGAINST HOMOSEX-uality were removed WOULD IT INCREASE? Social and legal equality for homosexuals would undoubtedly lead to more openess about homosexuality. This might lead some people to think there had been an increase. It is also likely that some "border­line" cases, those who might have been trying to seek a heterosexual adjustment would be less willing to do so. However, since homosexual tendencies are not usually acquir­ed by choice, the state of the law would be unlikely to make any difference in the number of homo­sexuals. The vast majority of peo­ple would remain heterosexual as at present. In countries having had legal freedom from homosexual behavior for many years this has apparently been the usual result. 22. DOES HOMOSEXUALITY CAUSE SOCIETIES TO DECLINE? A careful study fo history would tend to indicate that there is no discernable connection between the state of a nation's fortunes and its attitude toward homosexual be­havior. The decline of Rome, for example, was due to many social and economic factors including an inability to successfully transfer power from one ruler to another. Homosexuality in itself was not a factor. 23. WILL PUBLIC DISCUSSION OF HOMOSEXUALITY LEAD TO ITS INCREASE? One of the best ways to reduce misinformation, misconceptions and myths about 3401 Milam at Francis -entrance on Francis Membership $2. per year Visits- Tuesday - Wednesday & Thursday - $3.00 Friday Saturday & Sunday Visits $5.00 OPEN 24 hrs. CLOSED MONDAY 523-8840 sex is to openly discuss such matters with young people at a time when they are most in­terested in the topic. The notion that the way to protect young peo­ple from something is to keep them ignorance of it betrays not only a strange lack of confidence in the good sense of the younger generation but also goes contrary to what we know about the learn­ing process. 24. SHOULD PARENTS DISCUSS HOMOSEXUALITY WITH THEIR CHILDREN? There should be frank discussions of this and other sub­jects if young people are to be helped in working through their adolescent difficulties over sex orientation. Also, parents, teach­ers, athletic coaches, and all others who deal with young people need to clarify their own attitudes concerning homosexuality. Reject­ion of a young person will not help him and may do incalcul-able harm. 25. WHERE CAN MORE IN­FORMATION AND HELP BE OB­TAINED? The Institute for the Study of Human Resources, of Los Angeles maintains up-to-date lists of agencies andprofessionals available for counseling and other assistance in various parts of the United States. Inquiries stating the need and situation may be ad­dressed to the Institute and are invited. For those wishing to have a short list of books and pub­lications in order to further in­form themselves about homo- PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS THE NUNTIUS PUBLISHED MONTHLY HOUSTON, TEXAS Editor - Phil Frank Editor - Phil Jansen Assistant Editor - Paul d' Arey Advertising - T,im James Production - Mariion Snoots 4615 MT. VERNON HOUSTON, TEXAS 77006 524-5612 Moment 01 Truth At The John Other than the fact that the man on the left is standing too close to the urinal - nothing! That's Ron Storme on the right. And, in case you haven't guessed by now, he's a female im­personator. And like any other male, he has to use the men's room The gentleman on the left is doing his best to maintain his cool, but no doubt, he is just a little bit freaked out. After all, how would you feel if you were in the john doing your thing when a broad came sailing in and whipped out her whanger - right next to you! At any rate, the guy in the trench coat is manfully holding his own. fHouston Post 7-28-72) Page 15 RONNIE SIOUX & His Fantasy Review!" BOOK REVIEWS SCREENING THE SEXFS: HOMO­SEXUALITY IN THE MOVIES by Parker Tyler, 1972, published at $10 by Holt, Rinehart and Wins­ton, New York; 367 pages. by Alan Pa rker Tyler is a noted movie critic who has produced what his publishers call his " masterwork," "The definitive book" on hidden homosexual motifs and explicit male and female homosexualit;y in Sometimes it begins at this age Death in Venice both comme r cial and avant-garde films. As the publishers fur ther clai;11, it is indeed true that he surveys the cinematic scene from Mae West to Ga rbo, from Fel­lini to Warhol, from Bogart to Brando, from high art to " beav­ers" and metabeavers, from drag queens to stag stars, from Holly­wood buddies to mother mockers, from suave dykes to " sticks and stone rs" - - and all of this mag­nificent array is handled with con­stant references to hundreds of truly be said that he documents his subject through decades of film history. This is not to say, however, that the average gay reader would be attracted by Tyler's work. It is in no sense aimed at the one­handed reader who seeks the titi- Page 16 llation and arousal of hard-core porn. Rather, it is the kind of sophisticated writing which would be most appropriate for the coffee tables of the gay literati and of the tables of the gay literati and of the liberated straights. Although highlv readable at points, SCREENING strongly con­veys the impression that its author is turned on by verbosity and semantic games and is probably averse to making strong, clear, cogent statements. In contrast, he seems to wallow in his own ego-tripping and the convoluted nuances of language. In many in­stances, he seems to make his point in spite of, rather than be­cause of , his style of writing. In a very real sense, this is a radical book for it exposes and lays wide open what once was all closed doors, whispers, insinuat­ions, scandals, charades, and pornography. It demonstrates, as Tyler intended, "that the simple, reactionary two-sex system is a much outdated insti\ution which reality should persuade us to junk" Finally, the gay reader who thinks he may be interested in SCREENING should bear in mind that Tyler has not meant to pre­sent this repetory here in any solemn a cademic way, a way lack­ing humor. If he goes for fun and s t rategies and innuendo, it is be­cause that is what sex does, in life as in the movies, he says. In the realm of mis chievous fun and grim mischief, the movies are never off the mar k. All this makes for a poetry of sexual wit. in sexual matters, more than oth­ers, the movies become profound. Herein lies one of the principal points of SCREENING. By the way, anyone who has been to movies in the past few years will cream his jeans when he peruses the 69 illustrations including such notable scenes as the late George Sanders (erst­while husband of Zza Zza Gabor) in drag and Hepburn with a crew­cut. Not your mother but George Sanders in drag You'll also want to read some of Tyler's intriguing comments on the most widely discussed flicks of recent years: The Boys in the Band, Myra Breckinridge, Stari­case, Death in Venice, The Kil­ling of Sister George, Fellini Sat­yricon, and a myriad of others. 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