xt70k649rt9g https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt70k649rt9g/data/mets.xml Lexington, KY Pride Community Services Organization 200307 This collection contains newsletters produced by the Lexington, Kentucky based Pride Community Services Organization. Included are publications from the organization through multiple name changes, such as LinQ magazine (July 2013-2016); the GLSO (Gay and Lesbian Services Organization) News (August 1986-June 2013); the GSO (Gay Services Organization) newsletter (1979-July 1986). Accession number 2016ms055. newsletters  English Pride Community Services Organization Contact the Special Collections Research Center for information regarding rights and use of this collection. Pride Community Services Organization publications LGBTQ community--Kentucky LGBTQ culture LGBTQ newspapers Gay men Lesbians Bisexual people Transgender people Sexual minorities Gender identity Drag culture GLSO News, July 2003 text GLSO News, July 2003 2003 2019 true xt70k649rt9g section xt70k649rt9g -, it- GAYand
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A publication 0.6 the Lexington Gay and Lesbian Service Organization
Volume 18 Number 5
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ATTENTION BUSINESSES, CHURCHES, CIVIC " :- .
ORGANIZATIONS, ALLIES - PEOPLE LIKE YOU! ~ ActOut presents Sordid Lives by
By Laurie Davison “it, Del Shores Saturday July 5th at 8
The theme of this year's 4th of July pm and Sunday July 6th at 2 pm at the
Parade is "United We Still Stand" - and so Lexington Public Library Theater 140 E. ‘
our community has for years! The Main St. There is parking available in the
Bluegrass Chapter of the Kentucky lot behind the Library
Fairness Alliance invites you to show your Sordid Lives has been described as "a
support for Fairness for all Kentuckians by black comedy about white trash." It is
joining us in the year's 4th ofJuIy Parade! about a dysfunctional family in a small
Your group already has a contingent in Texas town gathering forthe funeral of their
the parade? Not a problem! A“ we need is mother who has died after tripping over the
your i090. business name, and a single wooden legs of her lover in a motel room
member 0t your group to march With us and hitting her head on the sink. The fam-
carrying a Sign stating that your group ily comes complete with one uptight sister,
Stands United For Fairness! In so doing one loose sister, a grandson to the dead
YOU can show the thousands WhO attend woman who is a gay actor in New York and
this annual event that YOU SUPPOFt equal his drag queen uncle who wants to be
treatment for gall. lesbian, bisexual, and Tammie Waynette. ...continued on page 2
transgendered members of our community. $500 DIG/TM CAMERA RAFFE
You also demonstrate to our City that
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let our City Council, Mayor Isaac, and m ' "‘ t‘ ’1 “ H i' ' WW”
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voting - Kentuckians! To have your organi- ;
zation represented call Laurie Davison at ‘
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on the 4th. Bring a sign and look for rain- El 3263 Cleveland Rd. N. i
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"~. 7' I.- GAY and couple of gay bashing brothers, an oversexed, alcoholic
_ LESBIAN psychiatrist, the best friend of the loose sister who is also
"Fig-$7 SERVICE (stay with me here) the wife of the man with the wooden
.. ORGANIZATION legs that killed her best friends mother and the lover, hus-
Lexington, Kemucxy band and owner of the two wooden legs known as G W.
Lets not forget the Sister to the dead woman, who picked
the wrong day to quit smoking and the vocal styling of a
TGLSO MEWS female ex-con. As you can imagine this cast of charac-
Volume 18 Issue 7 ters leads to a hilarious couple of days in a small Texas
, town. If you're from a small town, anywhere, you grew up
pUbh§hed monthly by. with these people, you know these people, they where
The Lexington Ga¥ L?5b’a" your family and maybe even you.
Serwce Organization The cast includes Heather Adkins, Shayne Brakefeld,
389 Waller Ave- Chris Garrett, Bill Glover, Andrew Hyde, Tiffany Kavanaugh,
Darryl Maines, Robin Roth, Marsha Sherman, Michael
Editors Simmons and Michelle Steele. It is directed buy Homer
Mary Crone Tracy. Admission is $10. It's a don't miss.
Clayton Dobson
Jackie Cobem Kodak Digital Camera & Dock
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Jerry Neff’ Vice president 4x optical zoom, 3.5x digital zoom, 14x total zoom
Mary Crone, Editor EasyShare System: .
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T::;nasB::l?i:s pictures are sent to your computer
Tom Collins Tickets $3 - 2 for $5 at Pride Center
Bill Chandler
Clgytos 50:?“ FA€ES OF FAI'I'II Ill AMERICA:
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Ben Sayrers AFFIRMING LEXlNGTONS TRUE COLORS
On July 1, an extraordinary gathering will take place
GLSO Annual Dues & in downtown Lexington. Uniting people from many of the
Newsletter. world's religious traditions, including Jewish, Muslim,
Individual - $15 Christian, Buddhist and Hindu under the roof of the
Couple - $25 Kentucky Theater, The Interfaith Alliance of the
Bluegrass will sponsor an event that will celebrate our
# religious pluralism and affirm our belief that the many
Opinions expressed in the GLSO ways we have of being religious in our country are equal-
News are those of the authors and ly valid and sacred, in spoken word, image, and song.
fife”tezgcgsgaggz’dtregzisggssgssea: The main eventiwill take place at the Kentucky Theater
welcome and staff reserves the right at 7:30 PM. Additional plans include a food fair starting at
to edit submissions arid advefllse- 6:30 on Esplanade, a street dance immediately following
glifisginvze; :zvghlisgf’nrgnfi reJeCt the Faces of Faith gathering, and a photo display in the
Kentucky lobby. Admission is free.
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1 New Pride Patrons The proceeds came from the clubs
' . fundraising activities, including a we .
g The WHO!” cessful bar night at The Serpent in 3
' Cincinatti, Ohio on May Bist. This
3 Leather [lb allowed the Lyons to become Pride l
' The Lexington Lyons Leather/Levi Center patrons. The club also has 3
5 Club, Inc. is pleased to 2,. donated a subscription to the E
3 $500 to the GLSO Pride Center. fiwgfi fi Leather Journal to the GLSO '
3 This makes the club the first .J taught E . ; . Pride Center. Pictured are, 1
Pride Patrons with GLSO. . éim a, from left to right: (Back
|, Thomas Smith, presi-mk, a ‘ $3“ :7. . '3"? row) Jack Downs; Paul
I. dent 0f the Lyme, ‘ 7 ya: ”I, ~ “a Johnson, secretary;
e| states, "This contribution If " lrj‘” (Front row) Elvin Harkins, l
‘r reflects our club's renewed 5.1": historian; John LaMar Cole, ;
commitment ’0 OUFCOmmUhitY-" - "E1”- ' treasurer; Brad Henderson, vice- .
The Lyons CIUb ‘5 a social C'Ub president; Arin Miskel; and Thomas
for those interested in the leather/ levi Smith, president. Full members not pic- .
lifestyle, and will be celebrating its five tured include Randy Paylor, JC Lewis and
year anniversary in August of this year. Trent Tompkins.
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3‘7 m 3 please talk to Marcus and/or Chelsea or Call
Mark Your Calendars..."Miss Kentucky 859-881—5466. Don't Miss Either!
Big & Beautiful" Pageant & Show will be . .
held on Wednesday, July 23rd in The New Gr°up Forms In Paris '
G'lded Cage Cabaret at The Bar Complek, Citizens for Unity and Fairness is a new I
224 £an Street, 859"255'1551' Th's social and advocacy group in central ,
5 event W'” begln Sharply at 9pm and there Kentucky to serve the needs of gay and les- 1
3 M” be ‘3 door adImlSSlon. 39W, no table bians in Bourbon, Clark, Harrison, ,
. reservatlons, ft's first come, f'rSt serve. Montgomery, Nicholas, and other surround- i
5 Your reigning Miss 3'9 8‘ Beautiful, the ing counties. If you would like more infor- 1
3 Phenomenal Vlctorla Parker will be pres- mation about meetings, please contact
r ent along With Your reigning Miss National Adam Tubbs at (859) 289—3427 after7 pm or
I At Large, Chelsea Pearl and MISS Natlonal email the group directly at
_ At Large 2001 Latoya Bacall. Also appear- CUFCKY@aol.com. l
ing will be The Gilded Cage Divas.
'I The winner of this pageant will then Parenting Group l
compete at the national pageant of "Miss , , _ i
t Big & Beautiful" which will be held here in 'f y°” {n'ght be '“teTeSt‘?d '” a GLBT l
l Lexington at The Bar Complex on August group to discuss. parenting lssues, please I
5 18th, 19th & 20th, 2003 For Information contact Erln at erln.stevenson@uky.edu. l
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LCSbIaII fifly Plus Group who wishes to socialize with other like 1
On Sat. July 5, we will meet at Desha’s minded people or discuss issues they face.

Restaurant at 101 N. Broadway at 5:30 for Family members and supportive communi-
dinner. We will then go to the Public Library ty members are also encouraged to partic-
Theater to see the play “Sordid Lives. Call ipate. We are not a therapy group. For
Carron,amember of our group, before July information email or call: kellindel@hot-
3 at (859) 255-7065 for reservation. The mail.com
cost for the play is $10.
We have a meeting at the Pride Center Men Of A” Co|op5 Together.
July 13 at 2 pm to plan future activities.
Please come and invite your friends to join KY Men Of all Colors Together (MACT)
us. We have been invited to a cookout on is a local chapter of a national gay multira-
Sunday, July 20 Call Ginger at the Pride cial organization which fosters a supportive
, Centerfor more info, 253_3233_ environment where friendships and part-
nerships can be celebrated free of racial
SOIJIPOI‘CQ and cultural barriers.
We meet at the GLSO Pride Center,
59””0199 protested .at the Southern 389 Waller Avenue. We have been meet-
Baptist National convention In June. See ing on Sunday evenings but are changing
Jamie’s article on page 14; Soulforce our meeting to the third Saturday. July is
Lexrngton has biweekly meetings on the uncertain because their is a national con-
second and fourth Sundays Of each month vention. To confirm meeting date and time
at 7:30 at the home Of Jamie McDaniel. In for additional information, or transportation
Ju'y that W'” be 0“ the 13th, a'Td 27m to the meeting call 859-351-4453 (Jon) or
. Soulforce follows the prInCIples of non- email us at macetky@aol.com. Web site:
Violence practiced and taught by Gandhi www.mactky.com
and Martin Luther King, Jr. to confront reli—
gious organizations that practice “spiritual AVOL Benefit
violence” against GLBT people. For infor-
mation or directions, call Jamie at 859- AVOL will be hosting a benefit at Club
230-5625 and check out our web page at 141 on Thursday, July 17. Crystal Diamond
www.SoulforceLexington.org. will be hosting this benefit show for AVOL
client Services. Show time will be 9:30 and
Hill. Dress and lifillllfll‘ Nuance the door cover will be $5. Some of the
http://groupsyahoo.com/group/lexDGA areas most talented performers will be
sharing the stage for this worthy cause.
LexDGA is a group formed for and by Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the
transgender, drag king, drag queen, cross- party.
dress, butch, femme, effeminate men, mas-
culine women, transman, transwoman, GLSO News Deadline
transsexual, androgynous, androgyny, July 15
interséxefd' gender queer‘ and 99m?” We will be finishing the newsletter
questioning people. We meet the first early this month so get your articles
Saturday 0f éaCh month , in on time! Thanks Send to:
LexDGA Is a peer dlSCUSSlOl‘l group for Iexingtonglso@yahoo.com
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and are looking for a place to meet new
DO you know why lesbians like cowboy friends? Or maybe you just like playing
boots, Patsy Cline and kissing in the rain? games. Then come to the Pride Center
The answers are in what many consider a Friday, July 25 at 7:00 pm. for Gaymes
lesbian film classic, Desert Hearts. Join Night. Families and teens are welcome to
us at the Pride Center Friday, July 11th at attend. Bring a snack to share or your
8 pm. (notice the later time) for director favorite game if you want.
Donna Deitch's independent film that came
out in the mid-1980's. Desert Hearts stars M EN'S SCI BIAL BLU B
Helen Shaver as repressed English profes- _
sor Vivian Bell, who travels to 1959 Reno, , On Tuesday, JUIy 8 there W'" b? a plan-
Nevada for a quickie divorce. While there ninlg meeting for the Mens Socral Cl'f'b'
she meets the vivacious young artist and ““5 meeting WI“ be held at the Pride
casino worker, Cay Rivers played by Center from7t09pm. TheOmeeting Is get
Patricia Charbonneau. If you can't figure ideas for OUt'ng and other thing '“C'uFl'ng a
where this one's going, run do not walk to name for the group. S_° bring your ideas.
lesbian video night, because you are in For Information call lggie at 492-9904.
serious need of Lesbian 101. Seriously, ,
Desert Hearts is well acted with a well-writ- Andrew S Club
ten script, and it is underscored by a fabu- Andrew’s Club, a social support group
lous 1950's soundtrack. But best of all, it is for GLBT folks in their twenties, will meet
rated R for nudity and sex scenes! on the 2nd and 4th Saturday each month
at the Pride Center at 7 pm. In July we
X 6 11d.- The Saga Continues will be marching with Fairness on the 4th,

Come watch Xena the Warrior Princess and meeting'at the Center on 12th and
and her companion Gabrielle, the Bard of 26th” To partICIpate 'n ““8 group we 85k
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Ancient Greece. We will be showing you are older than 29 you might fit In Just
episodes of the lesbian cult classic televi- tine.
sion series on Saturday, July 19, from 1 to There is a library article on page 19
4 pm at the Pride Center.

Bring a friend and some snacks to 3, ' eep e owe you mu,"
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Center at 253-3233 or email lady- -‘ '
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Unitarian Universalist Church iting winerys and orchards, and sprouting
seeds to symbolize the resurrection the of
The Unitarian Universalist Church wel- the corn king, and spend the warmest of
comes visitors any time. There will be serv- the evenings out side.
ices every Sunday during the summer at As summer passes, Wiccan remem-
10 am. There are many groups that meet bers its warmth and bounty in the food we
that are open to non—church members. A eat. Every meal is an act atonement with
small Buddhist Meditation Group meets nature, and we are reminded that nothing
every Wed. night at 7:30. The Woman’s in the universe is constant.
Spirituality Group will be meeting at the A good way to honor this day to plant
home of Mary Crone on July 11 to watch a seeds. If they sprout, grow the plant with
documentary about Spirituality. (mary 266- love and as a symbol of your connection
5904.) For more information check the web with the Gods.
at www.uuc|.org. Next month I will be writing about
Mabon. The Vlficca/Pagan group is no
JUbilee Fellowship longer having regular meetings but if you
The Jubilee Fellowship is a Christian are interested in learning more please call
group that gets together for Bible Study me at 492'9904' Blessed Be.
and Worship every Thursday night. They , ‘ ‘ , ,
are no longer meeting at the Pride Center. [NHLGRHY
Contact Beverly or Corina at 264-7006 Integrity, a group for GLBT
CWBM121893@aol.com for information or Episcopalians and friends, continues to
directions to the meeting. meet on the second sunday of each month
at St. Michael’s episcopal Church at 2025
MCCAN PATHWAYPAkTé Bellefonte St. in Lexington. For informa-
Lusmasabh tion contact Rectors David Boyd or Sandy
13“ '55“ Stone at 277-7511 or email
_ , Stmintegrity@yahoo.com.
Lughnasadh IS the first of three harvest
festivals followed by Mabon and '
Samhaim. It is named for the God Lugh of Dlana Pardee
the Silver Arm. Lugh (or Lug) has a very _fjg;,;.}:v.g--y
interesting and long story. It is also known .; ‘ Healing
as Aug. Eve, Feast of Bread, Harvest 5:;1:':“ L ’ Touch
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6 featured many of Kentucky's best enter-
Tlge Impem'dl Caz”; ony Caps tainers. Guests were treated to perform- ,
I t’s Most Successful Reign ances. by representatives of Courts and
Baronies from across the US and Canada
Courtiers representing 15 organizations and the Nine Inch Males Revue at the OUt'
from across North America descended on of-Town Show on June 7'
Lexington June 6-9 as the Imperial Court of At a State Dinner, also on June 7'
Kentucky hosted its 22nd Coronation Ball. Empress 16 Of Kentucky and Minister Of
Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac kicked off Protocol Chanda Lier issued a call for
the ceremony at the Radisson Plaza Hotel reform in the International Court's system
Ballroom with a proclamation declaring of perpetual council membership outlining
Sunday, June 8th Imperial Court of proposals fora more democratic structure.
Kentucky Day. Keynote Speaker Dowager Empress
During the ball retiring Empress 21 MirandaWrights ofConnecticutchallenged
Nicole Diamond and Regent Emperor 21 attendees to focus on the Court System's
Larry Stanley announced that Reign 21 had role as benefactor to communities in need.
raised more than $43,000 making it the At June 9th's Victory Brunch newly
most successful reign ever. Net proceeds crowned monarchs pledged to, "retain and
for the reign will be donated to Moveable increase membership within our organiza-
Feast Lexington, The Gay & Lesbian tion, enhance the public image of our
Services Organization, AIDS Volunteers of organization within our community, seek
Lexington and other organizations. new outlets for fundraising and corporate
Members elected new monarchs for sponsorship, work to improve communica—
Reign 22. Empress JD Vaughn and tions among members, strive to preserve
Emperor Larry Stanley will preside over the our history and traditions, and continue the
court for the coming year. Vaughn named successful history of fundraising we've had
Lady Marmalade Imperial Crown Princess in recent years." The new monarchs made
and Stanley named Jeff Henken to serve as their iiiSt public appearance at GLSOiS
Imperial Crown Prince. Pride Picnic and will be featured in
The Board of Directors bestowed its Lexington's 4th Of July Parade.
highest honor, The James F. Herndon Members also elected four new mem-
(Sweet Evening Breeze) Lifetime bers to the Imperial Court's Board of
Achievement Award, on Emperor 19 and Directors. Jeff Henken, Daryl Lyons,
two—term Board President Donnie (E.V.) Christopher Rhorer and Wayne Swope,
Royse. Members recognized Terry Mullins, join the new monarchs and returning board
Executive Director of Moveable Feast members Stephen Foster, Michael
Lexington, with the Henry Faulkner Thompson and Rims Wagner, for Reign
Community Service Award. 22. A transitional meeting was held at the
Popular entertainers Chelsea Pearl, Pride Center on Waller Avenue in
Ashley Kruz, Cammie Dietrich, Plum Lexington June 22 at 7 PM For more
Vicious, Corvette and many others information on the Imperial Court of
appeared in command performances at the Kentucky ViSit their website at
ball emceed by The Lovely Suzanne of http://www.impcourt.org/kentucky/.
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Directory for Location.
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Faces of Faith in America 7 pm Discussion Group Noon July 4th Parade Pride Center Open 10 '3
6:30 Food Fair Pride Center March with Fairness
7:30 Ky Theater Midland Ave. 53:7: Sordid or
7 pm Sistahs in the Life 7:30 pm Gay/Lesbian AA 8 pm LDGA meeting
PC (Call for place)
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10 am uu Church Services 7 pm GSA (Call for place) 7 pm Discussion Group 3 r ,. g r _l, Pride Center Open 10-3
1'9; g33n Sordid it 8 pm AA Step Study 8 pm Gay/Lesbian AA :_ V ‘y >. 7pm Andrews Club—
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10 am uu Church 730 pm Lexington Lyons 7 pm GSA (Call for place) 7 pm Discussion Group 9:30 AVOL Benefit (Call for Place) Pride Center Open 10—3
2 pm 50+ Pride Center Pride Center Pride Center Club 141 7:30 pm Gay/Lesbian AA
6 Pm Imperial Court PC 8 pm AA Step Study 8 pm Gay/Lesbian AA (Call for place)
7 pm Dignity (Call for Place) (Call for place) (Call for place)
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. . stood protest outside the convention in 6
Southern Ba tlsts Convention
1) Jamli)e McDaniel 110 degree heat to counter these untruths. .
y We passed out literature that compared

Southern Baptists meeting at their Southern Baptist anti-gay teachings and
annual convention in Phoenix made public statements with those of Kansas pastor
their plans to liberate homosexuals by Fred Phelps. We shared our deep con-
iomk’eang meg/1, intto rtietfirosexualsrTh: cerns with many SBC messengers. We

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During the conference, Richard Land, loves us exactl as we are
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