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Houston Voice, No. 754, April 7, 1995 - File 006. 1995-04-07. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 19, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/4999/show/4971.

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Title Houston Voice, No. 754, April 7, 1995
Contributor
  • Darbonne, Sheri Cohen
Publisher Window Media
Date April 7, 1995
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay liberation movement
Place
  • 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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Note This item was digitized from materials loaned by the Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM).
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Title File 006
Transcript 9 \ Community (i canizatk ns EuHetin Board HOUSTON VOICE / APRIL 7. 1995 5 ■Gay Week' At UH GLOBAL, the Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Alliance will be sponsoring "Gay Week" al the University of Houston from April 10-14. This week will be full of entertainment and education aimed at the university community and the community at large. Films, speakers, and showings of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Talent will be part of the fun. Headlining the week will be a keynote address by Dianne Hardy-Garcia, the executive director of the Lesbian/ Gay Rights Lobby of Texas. Hardy-Garcia has been in the forefront of the fight against hate crimes and is the state's only lull-time lobbyist for gay and lesbian rights. She was recently featured in an article in "Vanity Fair" magazine on hate crimes in Texas and is currently lobbying the Texas Legislature lo pass hate crimes legislation. She will be speaking on Monday, April 10 at 7:30 pm in the University Center Houston Room, on the UH Campus. Other events [his week include a coffee house on Tuesday night, April II, featuring gay and lesbian poels and open mic. at 8:00 pm in Oberholtzer Hall, Rm. 3A on the UH Campus: a presentation of "The Hunger." staring Catherine Deneuve. Susan Sarandon, and David Bowie twice on Wednesday night, April 12. in the University Center Pacific Room: and a Performance Nighl featuring Gay and Lesbian Talent on Thursday night. April 13. Also, please join ihe students of the Univer- sit) of Houston at Rich's. 2401 San Jacinto, on Friday. April 14, as they continue the celebration of GAY WEEK! hen Cantu at 743-7539. Dizinger Photography Class Richard Hinsen of the Houston Center for Photography will teach a free, eight week photography class for the Dizinger Foundation, beginning April 24, Classes meet Monday and Wednesday, 5:30—7:30 p.m. Participants need a basic, 35mm single-lens rel lex camera. Film, darkroom and other supplies are provided by the Dizinger Foundation. To register, call Clifton Hazelwood at the Dizinger Art Gallery, 527-8490 or 522-8660 to register. Pottery classes with teacher Jan Knight begin April 14. 12:00-3:00 p.m. and will run for two more Fridays. Framing classes are also being planned. Call the above number to register or for more information. Choices ' 'Positive Classes The "Positive Choices" Wellness Program, a consortium of local AIDS icies is offering free reg- to discuss options for improving and maintaining the health of HIV+ individuals. These classes provide vital information to help pL*oplc coping with HIV/AIDS to address legal, financial and health class. issues before their situatit crises. This week, the Wellness Program will feature a panel of experts addressing "HIV/AIDS Financial Issues" on Tuesday, April 11. The workshop will focus on organization, disability concerns, entitlements, insurance, and budgeting. On Wednesday, March 12, Bart Loe- ser will present the introductory program, "Actualizing Health. Happiness and Fulfillment." teaching not only how to survive, but how to thrive with HIV/AIDS. This workshop is a great foundation for the overall program and can be applicable to everyone. Then on Thursday, March 13, the program will offer another panel of experts discussing the issues of "HIV/AIDS Treatment Options." to help people learn the basics of understanding lab test results, medical approaches and treatment options, as well as medical information resources. "It's a great resource for understanding your relationship with your doctor and how lo make the best choices for individualized therapy," states program coordinator Bart Loeser. The workshops are open to anyone and take place from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Metropolitan Multiservice Center. 1475 W, Gray. Although free classes are subject to cancellation when minimum attendance is not met. RSVP is strongly encouraged (although not required). For more information about these or other wellness programs, please contact Ban Loeser at AIDS Foundation Houston, (713) 623-6796 or Scott Clark at Body Positive, (713) 524-2374. Loving Arms Gets PR Ball Proceeds Families assisted by ihe Loving Arms Foundation are benefiting from financial support raised during the First PR. Ball, a pre-Mardi Gras celebration held by The Royal Sovereign and Imperial Court of the Single Star of Houston (R.S.I.C.S.S., also known as "The Court"). The festive ball, entitled "A Night of Fantasy," included costume presentations, check presentations from local businesses, and a procession of The Court's royal monarchs. Founded nearly 30 years ago in San Francisco, The Court primarily combines its community involvements with laughter, camp and pageantry. Proceeds raised by the event enabled ihe organization to present ihe Loving Arms Foundation with a check for $3265.62. "Because of the generous support of organizations such as The Court, we are ale to improve the lives of many children and families affected by AIDS and HIV." said Audrey Gas- sama, executive director of the Loving Arms Foundation. "We couldn't exist without this love and support." Established in 1993, Loving Arms Foundation aims to improve the lives of AIDS/HlV-infected children and their families through counseling, legal advice, day care, emolional support, and pastoral care. ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS IN THE HOUSTON YOlCE Si.so wen & \^ %aj--^ HAPPV *f*£5l TEXAS AR, NC. Air Conditioning & Heating Specialists 880-4629 TACL A00610C 100% FINANCNG AVALABLE (Upon Approval) ALL WORK FULLY GUARANTEED m .Proucty Serving OUR Community Over 10 Yearsn TRAVEL POINTS ^^K Your Full Service Agency ^*X $10 per person JUNE 1-4 ' CANCUN 4 nights Air-Hotel T-fers $345 per person JULY 9 GRAND CASINO Kinder, Louisiana $10 per person APRIL 23 Player's Casino MAY - To Be Announced (713) 998-1493 (800) 338-8404 MONDAY Dart Tourney - 8_ $4 entry / bar matches pot Give darts a shot! THURSDAY Weekly Talent Search hosted by Miss Bacchus U, Roxanne Lee Love. Cash prizes for 1st & 2nd Sign up 10pm / Show at 10*30 SATURDAY iSUFER SHOW^, Hosted by Roxanne Lee Love and Jamie Lennox wtth TWO special guests. Showtime at 10-OOpm SUNDAY Let Chef Paul tease your tastebuds. Around 330pm Beer, Wine, Set-ups 523-0030 12noon -2am DONTFORGETTO ASK ABOUT OUR BIRTHDAY PARTY CLUB! 403 Westheimer @Taft Houston, TX 77006
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