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Houston Voice, No. 920, June 12, 1998 - File 026. 1998-06-12. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 21, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/3055/show/3031.

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Title Houston Voice, No. 920, June 12, 1998
Contributor
  • Hennie, Matthew A.
Publisher Window Media
Date June 12, 1998
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay liberation movement
Place
  • Houston, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 31485329
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  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Montrose Voice
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Transcript Ii PR IDE/from page 19 Rainbow Aplenty in Kansas City KaANSAS CITY — Although il hadn't rained, rainbows abounded June 6 in Kansas City as hundreds turned out for Pridefest '98, the city's parade and festival promoting gay and lesbian pride. Traveling from the Liberty Memorial to 16th and Central' streets, the parade had about 100 entries from businesses, organizations and groups in the gay and lesbian community. Sequined, shiny mermaids on the Pearl's Bar float waved from their watery, neoclassical surroundings. Some of the city's drag queens, such as Belle Slarr and China Collins, smiled from shining sports ears. Olher groups such as thc Heartland Men's Chorus, SkillPath Seminars. KC Altitude Pride Apparel and the American Civil Liberties Union held posters high and threw oul candy, flying discs and plaslic bead necklaces to the cheering crowd. "This is incredibly empowering." Lisa Rasor, 32, of Lawrence told Ihe Kansas Citij Star. "You see partners nol being afraid to hold hands or show affection. It's jusi a really sale place." Polite confrontation: Dave Jones, left, of Milwaukee talks with Operation Rescue members Vatyrie Parks and Jamie Ammerman at the Magic Kingdom on June 6. — Photo by Alicia J. Wagner Weather Doesn't Stop Parade in Fresno FRESNO. Calif. — In what has become an annual event, floats, cheerleaders, politicians, motorcycles, vintage cars and health officials paraded along Olive Avenue Ihrough the Tower District In Fresno. California. Thc crowd and the parade ilself were smaller than usual, apparently because of the threatening weather, but officials still estimated that 2.000 spectators were on hand. They heartily cheered the fioals and jeered the small Ku Klux Klan contingent mak- I H H I'll IIH '"*[ Mike Schmidt. HIV+ crew member ot The Survivor. on the dosing convenience ot VIRAMUNE' "Sailing the Pacific was both a mental and physical challenge, 24 hours a day. 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VIRAMUNE is associated with severe rash, which in some cases has been life-threatening, It should be discontinued when severe rash occurs. Other side effects reported includefever,nausea,and headache. VIRAMUNE is,however,generally well tolerated by most patients. • Recommended dose one 200 mg lablel once a cwy Ku first 1*1 days: ifien one 200 mg tablet twice a day 200rr>g Tablets Please see importanl information about VIRAMUNE on adjacent page. BeuTtousemeni/Paiierii Assistance Product tnftxmoton 1-800-27*3-8651 Web site: www.RoKane.com 1-800-848-0120 |-Roxane WX-JliOB/Wffl/W 0 WAS BoiQne labonjtonas.lnc ing its annual protest appearance. This year, the Klan members shied away from the crowd. This is great. especially because they weren't going to have il because of the weather," Toni Mendicino told the Fresno Bee. One of Mendicino's friends carried a sign that read: "KKK go away." The crowd hooted as parade participants danced, pranced, posed and threw them candy and condoms. Some of lhe loudest applause along lhe route went to lhe Fresno Gay Pride Cheerleaders, an idea and name created by Rob Langevin. Picnic, Festival to Follow San Antonio Parade SAN ANTONIO — Organizers of Saturday's Gay Pride parade in San Antonio and picnic are being viewed as events to help lesbian and gay groups work together lo heal wounds in Iheir community. Volunteers eager lo make (he city's first Gay Pride parade a success after a long absence packed lhe Lesbian and Gay Community Center last week lo pledge their support. "Word of mouth is our besi advertising. We're citizens of San Antonio and deserve to be heard and recognized just like everyone else." Elizabeth Butler told lhe San Antonio Express News. Parade coordinator Dan Castor said the lesbian and gay community is a microcosm of a much larger San Antonio. "We're doctors, lawyers. nurses, fathers, mothers, neighbors. We have our differences jusi like everyone else does." he told the Express News., Lasl week. Corpus Chrisli held Us first Gav Pride parade. Hours earlier, hymn ■ singing fundamentalist Christians participated in a "March for Jesus." No clashes between the Iwo groups were reported. 3,000 March in N.C. ASHEVILLE —Three thousand gay men. lesbians and others marched Ihrough downtown Ashevtlle .June 6 as pari of the North Carolina Pride "98 festival. The gay-pride event was capped by a downtown rally and a speech by activist Candace Gingrich, a lesbian and half-sister of U.S. House Speaker Newl Gingrich. R-Ga. Gingrich urged the cheering crowd to become politically and personally active In lighting for equal rights for people ol all sexual orientations. "I'm often asked by people how long I'm going to be doing Ihis." she said. "I tell them that I'm going to stand here and in other places all ovi country like I've got tar on my heels, until we have the equality we're enti tied to." Pride '98 organizers say thev chose Asheville for the event because they believe homosexuals arc well ed in the region. Bul members of the gay community who participated in the march said intolerance remains widespread. There was no formal proles! lo lhe gay-pride event, although some demonstrators carrying signs lined sheets along lhe march route. Some local chureh groups plan a rally next weekend in response to ihis weekend's even I. The Community Council for Biblical Values. • comprising 33 Southern Bap list churches in lhe Asheville area, will present a "positive, redemptive response to the gay pride march," said Larry Madden, associate pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in west Asheville.
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