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Houston Voice, No. 825, August 16, 1996 - File 015. 1996-08-16. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 4, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/17028/show/17009.

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Title Houston Voice, No. 825, August 16, 1996
Contributor
  • Bell, Deborah Moncrief
Publisher Window Media
Date August 16, 1996
Language English
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  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay liberation movement
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  • Houston, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 31485329
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Montrose Voice
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Transcript 14 HOUSTON VOICE / AUGUST 16, 1996 Avengers Hold Yard Sale The Lesbian Avengers Houston Chapter will hold a Yard Sale Fund-raiser on Saturday, August 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at 2610 White Oak (in the Heights). Saleable items are still being accepted as donations. Call their voice mail at 397-5062 ifyou have something to offer. Soiree VI Starts Early Soiree Aubergine, beginning their sixth year of existence, is having a raffle. Three sets of two tickets each will be raffled for Elton John's Smash Hits Celebrity Tennis Match to be held Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Summit. Raffle ticket sales begin Friday, Aug. 16, with the winners being announced Sunday, Sept. 8, at Gentry. To purchase tickets, ask any Soiree member or your favorite bartender at Gentry. You need not be present to win. Ticket prices are $2 each or three for $5. Soiree Aubergine, through various activities, strives to completely fund the Bering Care Center Meals Program each year. Thanks to the community's generosity, donations have allowed Soiree to attain their goal from year to year. Tennis anyone? Crossroads Meeting Crossroads, a spiritual, educational and social organization for Gays, Lesbi- COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD ans, Bisexuals and Transgender people who have been or are on a church staff in any capacity, is planning its next meeting for Saturday, August !7 beginning at 11:00 a.m. The meeting location is undisclosed to protect the confidentiality of those attending. "The Rhetoric of Intolerance: An Open Letter Video to Pat Robertson" produced by Dr. Mel White, former Southern Baptist minister, author, and ghost writer for the likes of Pat Robertson, Jerry Falwell, Oliver North and Billy Graham, will be featured. Dr. White has attracted national attention since publicly coming out and an ensuing incident of a trespassing arrest and then going on. a fast until his message was delivered to Pat Robertson. For more information please contact Rev. Johnny Peden at 681-9082. HPMA Brunch The Houston Professional Men's Association has planned their August brunch at Crostini, 2411 S. Shepherd, for Sunday, August 18, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The $18 brunch includes two mimosas or orange juices, tax and tip. The restaurant features an Italian menu. Those wishing to attend should RSVP to Steve immediately, at 520-9083. Male Survivors The Montrose Counseling Center is offer ing a therapy group for gay male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. The group is designed to provide a safe environment for men who share this type of experience to work together to resolve the impacts of the trauma on everyday life. Services are provided on a sliding scale basis and insurance is accepted. Certain restrictions apply. Call Shane Hennesey at 529-0037 for more information. BCBC Hurricane '96 Brought to you by the Bayou City Boy's Ciub (BCBC) and forecast to hit land Saturday, August 24, Hurricane '96 will rage through the night fed by energy of 1000 dancing men gathered in the Garden in the Heights, 3926 Feagan, from 10:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. This annual tropical event will produce torrential benefits for Omega House, The Assistance Fund and HIV/AIDS Education and Services of the Houston Red Cross. At the eye ofthe storm will be DI Mike Mitchell, blowing in from Los Angeles, who will provide some of the hottest music of the season for those weathering the night. The Hurricane '96 survival kit (consisting of tickets, which include an open bar and a map) may be purchased in advance for $30 locally at Basic Brothers and LOBO or $40 at the door (if available). LOBO Austin also has tickets for sale. BCBC's recent hot-house fund-raiser, JUNGLE LUST IV, raised $30,000 for local Sofa Love Seat Chair $1999. Ottoman Free. if 1 / iLamWl = llerflM = Vfelheimei f V Yes for only $1999 you can actually purchase an entire feather furniture living room set. And receive a free ottoman to match. Choose from two of our hottest styles, and pick from 30 colors and have it delivered in two weeks. Ail of our leather furniture is hand made ■W^Wflm? and built in our own factory. Shop Leather Leather this weekend and find more choices, values, styles, and colors than you ever imagined. LEATHER Dallas • Houston 7519 Westheimer, HousIon, Texas 77063 713-977-9393 Open- Monday-Friday 10-8 Saturday 10-6 Sunday 12-6 agencies. Body Positive/Houston, AIDS Foundation Houston and Houston Clinical Research Network each received $10,000. BCBC is a volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established to raise funds for HIV/AIDS research, service and care. For more information about Hurricane '96 call 521-3696 or 222-6621 ext. 326. Responsible Investing Socially responsible investing and how to build an investment portfolio which compliments your views on topics such as: the environment; equal opportunity employment; defense spending; animal testing; employee relations; and charitable contributions, will be presented at The Lovett Inn, 501 Lovett Blvd., Thursday, August 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Merrill Lynch and presented by Scott Garrison, participants are encouraged to give a $10 donation to AFH/ Stone Soup. Please telephone Scott at 840- 4816 for more information or reservations. Want To Parade? Notice is hereby given that Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28, the 1996 Bank United Thanksgiving Parade will roll through the streets of downtown Houston spreading good will, good times and holiday greetings to all Houstonians. Come join the fun. The search is on for marching groups (musical, twirling, dancing) musicians, skaters, low riders, gymnasts, clowns, cowboys and cowgirls, Christmas Carolers, cheerleaders, costumed groups and other assorted talents. The parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will wind its way through a route that covers 25 city blocks beginning at Smith and Walker and ending at Louisiana and Walker. The theme for 1996 will be "Once Upon a Time" and will be based on children's storybook tales. For more information on how to join in on the fun, and an application, contact Beth Craig at 782-8811. Smoke Free Dining Tobacco Free Greater Houston will provide readers a lisi of smoke-free restaurants in the Houston area. The coalition includes organizations such as the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, along with concerned individuals. The group works to promote health through the reduction of youth access to tobacco and the promotion of a smoke-free environment. For a smoke-free restaurant guide, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Tobacco Free Greater Houston, P.O. Box 890769, Houston, TX 77289-0769. Grief Seminars Two free grief seminars; one for the bereaved entitled "The Heart of Grief: Lessons in Hope and Healing" and one for professional and volunteer caregivers seeking to enhance their caregiving skills entitled "Lessons in Carin-g for the Dying" will be held at the Ramada Hotel Astrodome/Medical Center Wednesday, August 21. World-renowned author, lecturer and practicing clinical thana- tologist Dr. Alan E. Wolfelt will be the facilitator of these free informational and inspirational programs. "Lessons in Caring for the Dying" Wj|| begin at 1:00 p.m. and will focus on the importance of the role of the professional and volunteer caregiver in the lives ofthe terminally ill. Three hours of continuing education units are available for LPC TAADAC and social work. The evening session entitled "Lessons in Hope and Healing" will begin at 7:00 p.m. and is designed to help the bereaved cope with their feeling of loss. This seminar is underwritten as a com munity service by Crespo Funeral Homes Cosponsors include AARP/Widowed Per sons Service. Memorial Healthcare Systems and The Grief Center of Texas. Registration will begin 30 minutes prior to the start of each session. To preregister for the seminar or to request more informa- tion, contact N ' 2711. - Crespo at 485-
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