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SATURDAY, APRIL 12
OL0B.0. Baile kick-off party. G.L0.B.0. is Gays & Lesbians Organized
by Orgullo, a newly formed non-profit organization serving the
Latino/a community in Houston. Baile is an annual formal gala featuring live music celebrating gay pride for Latinos. Noon-9 pm EJ's, 6501
Ralph St. Food, raffles and entertainment are planned. Tickets: $30
pre-sale or $35 at the door. 713-642-9797.
Gulf Coast Trarrsgender Committee Meeting, 713-780-4282.
Houston Buyers Club. Free BIA (Bioelectrical impedance Analysis) the
firsl two Saturdays of the month. Hours: 10 am.-2 p.m. Houston
Buyers Club, 3400 Montrose Blvd.. Suite 604.713-520-5288.
Houston Gafy & Leiiar Parenb Rotd Q*^Viy Ddy.it Meyer Part, www.hgljj.ortj
Men's Gathering of Houston. Dialogue meeting, 6:30-9:30 p.m. "The
Miseducation of the Transgender Community." Facilitators will include Brenda
Thrjmas First Unitaiian UniversaJa
phone: 713-526-5200. Men's Gathering of Houston: 713-538-4461
Pink Pistols of Houston Field trip to gun range, 2 pm Location to be
determined. Pink Pistols of Houston, 7826 Marinette, Houston, TX
Al-Spanish Worship Servjce/Noche EsptituaL 6 pm. Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church, 2026 W. 11th 713-303-3409 or 713-861-9149.
After Hours. KPFT 90.1 FM. 1-4 am
Dignity mass. 7:30 pm for gay Catholics. 713-880-2872.
Free HIV Tesbhg. Montrose Clinic. 11 pm-2 am at VTvianas 713-830-3000.
Gay & Lesbian Breakfast Club. 9:30 am. 281-437-0636.
Houston Wrestling Club. Practice. L30 pm 713-453-7406.
Lambda Center. Alcoholics Anonymous. 11:30 am Eye Opener Group,
8 p.m. Saturday Night Live, 9:30 p.m. Willing Ones Group. 1201W.
Clay. 713-521-1243 or 713-528-9772. www.lambdahouston.org.
O-Patrol. Volunteers walk the streets to help prevent hate crimes. 930 pm.
Convene at community center. 713-528-SAFE E-mail: qpatrolinc(aBol.com
St Stephen's Episcopal Church. Rosary 8 am 1805 W. Alabama
Houston GLBT Community Center. Drop-in, noon-5 pm • Texas
Association for Transsexual Support (TATS), 3 pm • 3400 Montrose,
Suite 207 713-524-3818. www.houstonglbtcenter.org.
SUNDAY, APRIL 13
Classic Chassis Car Club. Spring car show, noon-5 p.m. at South Beach,
800 Pacific St CCCC 713-797-8615. www.classicchassiscarclub.org
Bering Memorial United Methodist Church Services at 8:30 & 10:50
am. Sunday school 9:45 am. 713-526-1017
Center for Spirited Living. Services at 11 am, for children at 1050
am. 6610 Harwin. 713-339-1808. The center also has commitment
ceremonies, metaphysical bookstore and classes.
Community Gospel. Service at 11 am. & 7 pm. Sunday School for
children 10 am. 713-880-9235 or www.communitygospel.org.
Ccmmrity of Kin*ed Sprits ii i3efiiT0tWiW^at6pml575Spofctop
Ave., Beaumont Texas. 409-8D-2055. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Covenant Church Ecumenical, Liberal Baptist Service 9:30 am. &
education hour 11 am 713-668-8830.
Emerson Unitarian Church Adult education, 10 am. Service, 11 am.
Lunch at noon. wvwemersontiMi.org.
First Ccflgregational Church (Memorial). Service at 10 am Christian
Education, 11:30 am. 713-468-9543 or fcc-houston.org.
Frst Urtfarian Unrversabt Church Services at 9-30 & 11:30 am
Brunch at 10:30 am. 713-526-5200. church(q)firstuu.org.
Free HIV Testing. Montrose Clinic. 9 pm-midnight at Club Inergy.
Gay Bowling Leagues. 7 p.m. Palace Lines, Beliaire Blvd. 713-861-1187
Gay Catholics of St Ame's-Houston. 5 p.m. worship service. Dinner
and social, alexcamialwtnet 713-623-0930.
GLOBAL Gay Lesbian Or Bisexual Alliance. University of Houston
GLBT student group meeting. 2 pm at the Houston Lesbian & Gay
Community Center, 3400 Montrose, Suite 207 713-524-3818.
wvrw.uh.edu/-global. £-*™i'* email@example.com.
Grace Assembly Church. Gay/gay-affirming congregation. 11 am.
service. 567 Cedar Grove, Livingston, Texas, 77351.936-646-7214.
Grace Lutheran Church Sunday school for al! ages 9 am. Service
10:30 am. 713-528-3269.
Houston fewghnecks Rugby Club. Practice from 4-6 pm. For more
information, log on to www.roughnecksrugby.org.
Houston Termis Ctuh 9 am.-noon. Memorial Park at the Tennis Center.
Lambda Center. Alcoholics Anonymous. 930 am Came to Believe Group.
1201W. Clay. 713-521-1243 or 713-528-9772. wvw.bmbdahouston.org.
Maranatha Fellowship Metropolitan Church 10 am. service. 3333
Fannin, Suite 106.713-528-6756.
Ncrthwcods Unitarian Universalist Church Services at 9:45 & 11:15
am. Sunday school 9:45am 281-298-2780.
Resurrection MCC. Services, 9 and 11 am. Children and Youth Sunday
School, 10 am Children's service, 11 am. 713-861-9149.
St Stephen's Episcopal Oudl Holy apiarist foteLM5 am; Holy Eucharist
Rite IL 855 am, Education hour, 10 am. Ctaal Euharetllam713-528*665i
Sunday Brunch For HIV-positive men 11 am. Riva's, 1117 Missouri St
Paul, 713-880-0690, e-mail: Pr«nBuff.a!aol.com
The Women's Group. Meeting and discussion 10:45 am. 713-529-857L
Thoreau Unitarian UniversaJist Congregation. Adult discussion,
9 am. Service, 1115 am 281-277-8882. www.tuuc.org.
Unitarian FaJowship of Galveston County. 502 Church St Service,
1030 am 409-765-8330
Unitarian Fellowship of Houston. Adult forum, 10 am. Service,
11 am. 713-686-5876.
Houston GLBT Community Center. Dn^ia 2-6 pm* GLBT Community
Church with Rev. Melissa Wood: Bible study, 10-1045 am, worship 11 am
w^geocitiesconvytrtcc ■ LOAF (Lesbians Over Age Fifty), 2 pm • SISTERS of Houston, support group for Afrk^m-American lesbians, 330 pm ■
3400 Montrose, Suite 207 713-524-3818. wwwinustoriglbtcenter.ora.
Center tor Spiritual Living. Meditation (drop-in), 11:30 am-1 pm
6610 Harwin. 713-339-1808.
Firo HIV Testing. BtxstiXiAi-eaCcrnmu^
Hines Clinic, 1710 West 25th St 713-526-0555, ext 231227 or 226.
Free KIV Testing McrtroseOrt:^
Frost Eye Clinic. Free eye exams for people with HIV. 713-830-3000.
Gay Bowling Leagues. 9 pm Palace Lanes, Beliaire Blvd. 713-861-1187
Gay Fathers/Fathers First Support group. 8-930 pm Bering
Memorial United Methodist Church. Tom. 713-726*8736. wwwgeoci-
Grace Assembly Church. Gay/gay-affirming congregation. 7 p.m. aerobics class. 567 Cedar Grove, Livingston, Texas, 77351936-646-7214.
Grief & Divorce Support Groups. 7 pm. 8ering. 713-526-1017, ext 208.
Houston Roughnecks Rugby Club. Practice from 6.30-830 pm For
more information, log on to wwwrr^necksnigby-org.
Kolbe Project Eucharist 7:30 pm. 713-861-1800.
Lambda Center. Alcoholics Anonymous 8 pm. Beginners' Group. 1201
W. Clay. 713-521-1243 or 713-528-9772. www.Umbcbhc-uston.Qrg.
Montrose Clinic. Offers weekly peer support groups for gay and bisexual
men with HIV. Spanish speaking group meets, 630 pm 215 VVestJwmer.
713-830-3050. Grupode Apoyo para Labnos gay y bisexuales V1H positives. Lunes 630. Para mas inforrnacion llama al 713-830-3025
Queer Voices Radio Show. 8-10 p.m. KPFT 90.1
Houston GLBT Ccfimiity Certer. Dro-Hi 2-9 pm ■ IVVinti^
Project 7 pm ■ Human Rights Campaign Witical Adiw Ccrnmrttee, 7 pm
■ 3400 Montrose, Suite 207 713-524-3818. wwwhcxiStonc^»iter.org.
TUESDAY, APRIL 15
Center for AIDS. Men's mixer, 7 pm. 1407 Hawthorne. 713-527-8210.
Bering Support Network. Lunch Bunch Gang, 11 am 713-526-1017
Center for Spiritual Living. Meditation (drop-in), 1130 am-1 pm
6610 Harwin. 713-339-1808.
Free HTV Testing. Houston Area Ccrrminity Services. 10 am-2pm at
Josepk-Mines Cfinic. 1710 West 25th St 713-5260555, ext 231227 or 226
Free HIV Testing, Montrose Clinic. 8 pm-midnight at Club Houston.
Also 4-8 pm. at 613 Club, 611 Hyde Park 713-830-3000.
Gay youth New program for young gay males, ages 18-29.7 pm 614
GLBT Peritecostah. Bible study, prayer, 7 p.m. in the Heights. For info:
936-931-3761 e-mail: www.Wgbl947ia!cs.com
Houston Women's Rugby Team. No experience necessary. Practice,
6:30-830. Westland YMCA. Kay, 713-208-1529.
IrrtroouctJon to Buddhism. All welcome at 634 W. Temple in the
Heights. 7 pm. Carlton. 713-862-8129.
RartrMRancjleis.i*fee C&W dance
needed Becjnner 2 Step, Waltz, Shuffle & Swmg. 830 pm 713-528-9192.
Houston GLBT immunity Center. Drop-in 2-9 pm. ■ Lesbian Coming
Out Group, 7 pm. • 3400 Montrose, Suite 207.713-524-3818.
Center for Spiritual Livino, Meditation (drop-in), 1L30 am-1 pm;
SOM Discussion & Exploration, 7 pm. 6610 Harwin. 713-339-1808
Crystal Meth Anonymous (CMA).8:15 pm. meeting. Montrose
Counseling Center, 701 Richmond Ave, Room 15.
Bering Memorial Unrted Methodist Church Support Network Pot Luck
Dinner, 630 p.m. Various support groups, 7 pm. 713-526-1017
Bible Study. Noon & 630 pm. St Stephen's Episcopal. 713-526-6665
Free HIV Testing. Montrose Clinic 4-8 pm at Marys, 9 pm-midnight at
Rpcont 10 pm-1 am at Lfi; 10 pm-1 am at Mttcwne Spa 713830-3000
Free HIV Testing. Thomas Street Clinic. 9 am.-l pm 2015 Thomas St
OraSure method. Call for appointment Sharon, 713-873-4157
Gay Bowfag Leagues. 630 pm Palace Lanes, Beflaire Blvd. 713-861-1187
Grace Assembly Church. Gay/gay-affirming congregation. 7 pm aerobics class. 567 Cedar Grove, Livingston, Texas, 77351936-646-7214.
Houston Pride Band. Open rehearsal, 7-9 pm 1307 Yale. 713-528-4379.
Houston Roughnecks Rugby Club. Practice from 630-8:30 pm. For
more information, log on to www.roughnecksrugby.org.
Houston Tennis Club. 7:00-9 p.m. Memorial Park at the Tennis Center,
Spiritual Uplift service. 7 pm. Resurrection MCC. 713-861-9149.
Houston GLBT Ownfrwnity Center. Drop-in, 2-9 pm. • Free HIV testing,
counseling, 6-9 pm. • SAM Night (Snacks and Movies), 7 pm. ■ 3400
Montrose, Suite 207 713-524-3818 www.houstonglbtcenter.org.
THURSDAY, APRIL 17
Gull Coast MNves 4 Museum Meeting. 7 pm. 7U-2Z7-5973
BiNet Houston. Group for bisexuals; everyone welcome. 730 pm Hobbit
Cafe, 2240 Portsmouth wwwflash net/-bihouse. 713-467-4380.
Center for Spiritual Living, Meditation (drop-in), 1130 am-1 pm
6610 Harwin. 713-339-1808.
Conmiity Gospel Service 730 pm 713*880-9235 wwwccnmjntycpspelag.
Free HIV Testing. Houston Area Community Services. 10 am-2 pm. at
Joseph-Hines Clinic, 1710 West 25th St Also 11 am-330 pm at
Gallery Medical Clinic, 5900 North Freeway, and Club Toyz from 9
pm-midnight 713-526-0555, ext 231227 or 226.
Free HIV Testiig. Montrose C*k 4-8 pm at The Outpost 8 pm* nxhght at
Brazos Rrwr Bottom and Coibfs; 10 pm-1 am at Toyz Disca 713830-3000
Free HIV Testing, 7-9 pm. at All Star News, 3415 Katy Freeway.
Health clinic with free testing for HIV and syphilis. 713-869-7878.
FrontRunners. Running club. 630 pm 713-522-8021 Web site:
httpy/nome.swr^l.net/fcuathor^rK^ E-mail: laratlm;fi>swbell.net
Gay Bowling Leagues, 9 pm Palace Lanes, Beliaire Blvd. 713-861-1187
GLOBAL Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Alliance at the Urirvers^ of Houston-
Central Campus. Weekly meeting, 6 pm E-mail: nguyen0023(aihotmaiLcom
Hep C Recovery. Support group. 630 pm Bering, 713-526-1017, Ext 211
Houston Women's Rugby Team. No experience necessary. Practice,
630-830 Westland YMCA. Kay, 713-208-1529
Lake Livingston GLBT Support Group. 7 pm. dinner and discussion.
Grace Assembly Church, 567 Cedar Grove, Livingston, Texas. 77351
936-646-7214. E-mail: leoliSeasttex.net
Lambda Skating Club. 8 pm. Tradewinds Skating Rink.
Montrose Clinic Offers weekly peer support groups for gay and
bisexual men with HIV. English speaking group meets, 630 p.m.
215 Westheimer 713-830-3050.
Rainbow Ranglers. Free C&W dance lessons. No partner required.
Brazos River Bottom 8:30 pm. 713-528-9192.
Recovery Fran Food Acttcfon (RFAI Meeting ft* 12-styproyam open to alt
Noon-1 pm St Stephens Episcopal Ctuth, 1805 W. Alabama St RFA: 713-
673-2848 wwwgeocitiesccmfrfe77235/. E-mai rfeavcrtterwe(aaol£om
Spanish Charta Conversation Group. Cafe Agora. 7 pm
E-mail charlahoustonioimsrLCom 713-416-7203
Women's Clinic Montrose Clinic. 713-830-3000.
Houston GLBT Community Center. Drop in 2-9 pm * GlilT Center Board
of Directors meeting, 7 pm • 3400 Montrose, Suite 207 713-524-3818
Center for Spiritiial Livino, Meditation (drop-in), 1130 am-1 pm
6610 Harwin. 713-339-1808.
Free HIV Testing, Montrose Clinic. 10 p.m-2 am at The Meatrack; 10
pm-1 am. at EJ's and at Midtowne Spa 713-830-3000.
Free HIV Testing, Thomas Street Clinic 9 am-1 pm 2015 Thomas St
OraSure method. Call for appointment Sharon. 713-873-4157
Frost Eye ttiric Free eye exams for people with HIV 713-830-3000.
Grace Assembly Church, Gay/gay-affirming corrgregation. 7 pm. aerobics class. 567 Cedar Grove, Livingston. Texas, 77351936-646-7214.
Houston Area Teen Cos-lition of Homcwxuars (RAZOR) Meeting,
7-10 pm. 713-942-7002.
Houston Tennis Club. 7:00-9 pm Memorial Park at the Tennis Center.
Kolbe Project Morning prayer, 10 am 713-861-1800
Wshpachat Alan GLBT Jewish ccnjregaftcci Satfcaft service
the serjjnd Friday of each month at B^ Bamabys 602 Fairvpw Mcrti^ stixly
groups viMhConyegatxin Beth Israel 5600 f-a-irth Braewtxxi Mishpariiat
Aian RO. Box 980136, Houston TX 77096 866841-9139, ext 1834.
£H*artroi Vo*unt<?ers wall- the streets to heip prevent hate enmes. 9J0 pm.
Convene at community center. 713-528-SAFE E-mat qpatrolinc^aaolcom
Houston GLBT Community Center. Drop-in 2-9 pm • 3400 Montrose,
Suite 207 713-524-3818, www.he-ustonglbtcenter.org.
ECHOS. This non-profit ministry of the Episcopal Church of the
Epiphany is dedicated to helping people access health and social service systems. Free medical services include HIV, STD and hepatitis testing. Call for dates and times of services. 9610 S Gessner. 713-270-
0369. E-mail: echos-l»uston(a)swbell.net
Gay & Lesbian Swuchboard Hoisl^ Volunteers offer a frienciV ear to
callers in need of information, nonjudcjrnental support, crisis intervention
and referral services, emergency shelter and advocacy services to crime
survivors who may need someone to accompany them to a hospital for
medical attention or assistance in filing a police report 713-529-3211
HoP-ON. Anyone can join this non-profit moderated e-mail announcement list that helps facilitate advocacy work and organizing efforts for
gay Houstonians. Quantity of postings is strictly limited. Postings
include press releases and action aierts from national, state and local
gay and allied organizations. For into or to join, access
Houston GLBT Community Center. Volunteers perform a variety of
critical tasks which include staffing the information desk during drop-
in hours; helping with center programming and events; working on
community outreach efforts, fund-raising and publicity Card piayers,
writers and artists in particular are needed. 713-524-3818.
Peer Listening Line, Youth only. Staffed by GLBT youth for gay, lesbian,
bisexuaL transgender and questioning youth 5-10 pm Mc-nday-Friday
Pride Cc-mmittee of Houston. Volunteers sought for Pride 2003 preparations. This is the 25'" Pride celebration. www.pridel'Kwstoricfg.
E-mail: mlunteersfaipridehouston.org. 713-529-6979.
To list an event, call 713-529-8490, fax
at 713-529-9531, or e-mail editor®
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a weekly guide to arts & entertainment
activities for gay Houstonians
FRIDAY, APRIL 11
Spring Ring, the annual PFLAG/HATCH Youth
Scholarship Foundation (PHYSF) dinner, is the group's
major annual fund-raiser. PFLAG Houston and
HATCH. (Houston Area Teen Coalition of
Hcxnosexuals) jointly created PHYSF, which offers a
scholarship program to assist worthy youth in the
Houston area in pursuing a college education. The
scholarship program is for tesbian, gay bisexual or
trarisgefxlered students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement while in high school or college.
Tickets: $100 per person, or $150 for VIP tickets. 630
pm Warwick Hotel, 5701 Main SL 713-864-3D5.
FRIDAY, APRIL 11
Authors Dean James and Greg Herr-en will participate
in book signings James is manager of Murder By the
Book and a Rice University graduate, in addition to
being a novelist He is presenting his new murder-mystery. Taked to Death." Herren is a former Houston resident who now calls New Orleans home. His novel is
"Bourbon Street Blues," also a murder-mystery. 6 p.m.
Murder By the Book, 2342 Bissonnet 713-524-8597
FRIDAY, APRIL 18
An Official Easter Show will be presented by ICOH
The Space City Empire and Countess 1 Jessica Van
Shelton. The show and an Easter basket auction are
fond-raisers for AIDS Foundation Houston's Camp
Hope, and AssistHers. 8 p.m. EJ's, 6501 Ralph St.
"Femie & Friends' appear in eight scenes as a fundraiser for Unhinged Productions, Houston's only
non-profit gay theater. The production is a casual
evening of comedy and drama, written by Fernando
"Fernie" Dovalina, author of The Man in the Trunk."
Complimentary beverages and food begin one hour
before the performances. 8 p.m. Friday and
Saturday, April 11 and 12. Tickets: $25. Atomic
Cafe, 1320 Nance. Reservations: 713-547-0440
SATURDAY, APRIL 12
Montrose Softball League hosts its first golf touma-
ment at Waterwood National Resort and Golf Club as a
benefit for local charities. Entry fee is $65 and includes
greens fees, shared carts and range balls. Prizes wiH be
awarded for first second and third place. 9 am 713-
bane Star Vofeybal As-saiation hoste tt* Houston
Classic XIV Tournament from April 17-19. The beneficiary of this years tourney is Houston Buyers Club. Players
must a current NAGVA mernbership to play, and divisions accepted are AA A, B8 arel B. Porjl play is Friday,
April 18-Chrimpwnshipplay is Saturday, April 19. AH
matches will be held at vvilbwbrook Sports Complex.
Cost $29995 tournament fee Registration: 7-11 pm on
April Fat Meteor, 2306Genessee virvvvvJsvaorg,
F.0, a Houston band, hosts open mic night from 9 pm
to 1 am Chances, 1100 VVestheimer. 713-523-7217
Gulf Coast Anrtres 4 Museum of GUT Hfetoy
SateSte Exrahitjoii. The first exhibition from the GCAM
collection presented at the Houston GLUT Comrrairaty
Center honors the NAMES Project Houston. Community
Center, 3400 Montrose. Suite 207 713-524-36ia
Positive Art Workshop F-rotograprry rjctaWtion.
Artists living with HIV/AIDS created these pictures
with accompanying text Houston GlflT Community
Center, 3400 Montrose, Suite 207 713-524-3818