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Gay Austin, Vol. 2, No. 9, July 1978 - File 021. 1978-07. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 4, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/gcam/item/566/show/561.

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Title Gay Austin, Vol. 2, No. 9, July 1978
Contributor
  • Kay, Kelly
Publisher Gay Community Services
Date July 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 JULY 1978 GAY AUSTIN 21 boy Foundation gave $2,000 to CRFE. Gay activists charge that the police are in cahoots with the pro-Initiative 1J forces after Liquor Board enforcement officers is- isued citations for violations of the law to operators of the Monastry, where a fundraiser to fight the anti- gay initiative was taking place, MeanwhUe CRFE is preparing a poll designed to measure voter awareness of the issues at stake and to find out just how Seattle citizens feel ab#ut gay people The proposed iniative differs from those in the four cities where repeals have passed. It would, if passed, also remove from Seattle's Office of Women's Rights all enforcement powers for discrimination claims based on sex, marital status and sexual preference. Jurisdiction would pass to the city's overloaded H-jman Rights Department. In addition, the passage of the E.^tes ordinance would not affect the city's teachers since Seattle public schools are not governed by city ordinances. in defense of gay people taken by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of University Professors . Acting upon the recommendation of the committee, the president of Penn State has decided to reinstate the professor and award appropriate damages. The University of Missouri has paid Gay People's Union $10,385 in court costs as a result of the decision in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals that gave the group campus recognition. The U. S. Supreme Court refused to review the case, thus allowing the lower court ruling to stand. Officials of the university have asked the Supreme Court for a rehearing on its refusal> but such rehearings are rarely granted. international... NC A CRIYH ?HANCS An appeal brief before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has been filed in behalf of three Texas A&M students, members of the Gay Student Service Organization, The brief, filed by J, Patrick Wiseman, a Houston attorney, asks the court to agree with three other circuit court decisions -- the 1st 4th. and 8th -- and allow gay organizations on campus. The o.riginal suit, filed three years agoT had been dismissed by a Houston Federal judge. The facultv of Yale Law School in New Haven (Connecti* cut) has voted to protect gay students from discrimination by law firms and other recruiters. Yale is the second law school in the countrv to adopt such a measure. The words "sevual orientation" wil! be added to the existing policy that safeguards aeainst discrimination on the basis of sex, race, national origin, and religio s beliefs, Law firms found in violation of the statement mav not use the services of the law school. Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. of New York recently represented a non-tenured professor at Pennsylvania State University in a hearing before a faculty committee with lespect to his dismissal on charges including one that he was "an admitted homosexual." The dismissal was in violation of a position ►©« 2532 Guadalupe "&€& tAe active man" the best selection In adult material,.. Anywhere! AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FRANCE -- A criminal court sentenced three men tc. prison terms for raping two avowed Lesbians four years ago in a landmark decision which their lawyers said established for the first time "that rape is a crime" in France. Although rape is listed as a felony in French legal statutes, the trial marked the first time a rape case was heard by a criminal court before a jury without additional criminal charges, such as armed robbery, accompanying the indictment. In the pest, rape cases in France were tried as simple misdemeanors by a judge without a jury in closed door sessions. BODY POLITIC TO GO TO CANADIAN SUPFEME COURT The ed tor: -f Tr.e Body Politic have anno, need that they will ^o to the Supreme Court of Canada in a bid to q ash the search warrant used to raid the journal s office last December 3Q Clayton R^by^ tne paper's legal c■ unsel has been instructed to seek leave to appeal the dismissal by the Ontario Court of Appeal of an earlier TBP move to quash the warrant on April IA. At that time, a three-man panel of Ontario's highest court refused to interfere with the March 15 ruling of Mr Justice Garrett to the effect that the warrant used in the raid was legal. The move is described as a "stand against growing police powers" in the May issue of the gay liberatioi newsmagazine published Mav 5., "The recent revelations of growing police crime- warrantless breaki^s, theft and arson among other activitie^--are frightening to a lot of people " sa;d TBP collective member Ed Jackson, "If our fighting thi< act-ion can help f->cus attention on the extent of pn'ice power in this country., then our appeal ti the Supreme Court v'll have been justified." news briefs continued on page 22
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