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Houston Voice, No. 1099, November 16, 2001 - File 006. 2001-11-16. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 15, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/781/show/757.

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Title Houston Voice, No. 1099, November 16, 2001
Contributor
  • Weaver, Penny
  • Crain, Chris
Publisher Window Media
Date November 16, 2001
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 HOUSTON VOICE • NOVEMBER 16, 2001 NEWS Alex Morua, executive director ol Progressive Voters in Action, has resigned his post to take some time off to 're-energize.' PVA leader steps down, undecided about next move with group HOUSTON — Alex Morua, executive director of Progressive Voters in Action, a gay-friendly political group, has announced that he will resign that post in order to rest. "I am extremely proud of the accomplishments of PVA over the last two years, especially regarding the 'No on City Prop. 2' campaign and the Ada Edwards for Houston City Council District D campaign," said Morua, who is openly gay. "But after two years of 50- 60-hour weeks, I'm ready for a break." Morua will remain on the group's board of directors. He plans to take the rest of the year off before deciding his next step. "It has been inspiring to see hundreds of new LGBT and straight- allied volunteers take action," he said of his time leading PVA. Grant Martin, PVA board chair and a gay political consultant, said the group's members wish Morua well. "PVA and the entire progressive community owe Alex a great debt of gratitude," Martin said. "Alex is responsible for bringing PVA from an operation with one computer and one phone to an organization capable of running a citywide ballot measure campaign." Supporters host Saturday breakfast with mayor HOUSTON — Community leaders including Houston City Council member Annise Parker and Janine Brunjes, GLBT liaison to Mayor Lee Brown, invite gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and supporters to a Saturday breakfast for Brown. The focus of the event is to help gather support for Brown's quest for a third term in office. He faces Orlando Sanchez in a Dec. 1 runoff election. The reception begins at 8 a.m., and Brown will address the audience at C8:45 a.m. A breakfast buffet will be served at 9 a.m. The event will be held Oat the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Houston, and those who wish to I attend are asked to RSVP to Grant ^Lf_^ Martin Consulting at rsvp@grantmart- i^n inconsulting.com or 713-523-1762. Breakfast with Mayor Lee Brown 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 Doubletree Hotel 400 Dallas St. at Bagby RSVP to Grant Martin Consulting: e-mail: rsvp©g rant mart i neon- sulting.com 713-523-1762. 3 O c 3 2 05 Center to host Thanksgiving dinner Thursday HOUSTON — For the second year, the Houston Lesbian & Gay Community Center will serve dinner for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. There is no charge for the meal, which will begin about noon. The center's board of directors will provide the main dishes for the meal, including turkey and holiday favorites. Individuals who plan to attend are encouraged to bring food items, potluck style, but such contributions are not required. "We invite everyone to join us, even if they want to stop in after other family celebrations," center President Tim Brookover said. "Last year, about 50 people dropped by for dinner and fellowship." Those who plan to attend are asked to call the center and leave their name. —Penny Weaver Thanksgiving Day dinner Noon Houston Gay & Lesbian Community Center 803 Hawthorne 713-524-3818 Hiles remembered as fun-loving Houston native Perry Gorden Hiles died May 11,2001. Mr. Hiles was born on Dec. 11, 1968. Friend Ricky L. Johnnie of Houston said Mr. Hiles will be remembered for his fun-loving nature by the many people in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of Houston who knew him. Mr. Hiles was an interior designer whose work includes several River Oaks homes. He is survived by his parents; two sisters; several nephews; many other relatives and a number of friends. —Penny Weaver Remember Our Names November 30, 2001 Candlelight March 6:00 pm 4617 Montrose, Chelsea Market. Suite C140 Panel Dedication Ceremony 7:00 pm The Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross Tree of Remembrance 10:00 am to 6:00 pm NAMES Project Learning Center at 4617 Montrose, Chelsea Market, Suite C140 NAMES Project Houston The Menil Collection Alley Theatre Houston Ballet Houston Grand Opera Quilt
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