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 I ne "Istory 0" 1‘56], HCLIVISL bean DLFUD 90L rrar-
C - 0 t ing to donate his now-famous Im-
OI‘I1II‘Ig_ u_ age of a person fairly dancrng out
In the Beglnnlng, oia Ciossrit dd 1 1990 She
. nn epo — n , —
There Was a March poidd, who later became a mem—
ber of HRC’s Board of Governors,
On OCt- 11, 1987, half a million was hired as executive director
people participated in the March and obtained tax—exempt status
on Washington for Lesbian and for the organization
Gay Rights. It was the second Geraldo Rivera— In 1991, Geraldo
such demonstration in our na- Rivera hostedacoming out dayTV
tion's capital and resulted in the program that featured Dick Sar-
founding of a number of LGBT gent, a gay actor famous for play-
organizations, including the Na- ing Darren on Bewitched, openly
tional Latino/a Gay & Lesbian Or— gay California Assemblywoman
ganization (LLEGO) and AT&T’s Sheila Kuehl and Eichberg.
LGBT employee grOUP, LEAGUE. oWes Combs in 1994 was named
The momentum continued four HRCF's project director for Nation-
months after this extraordinary al Coming Out Day‘
march as more than 100 lesbian, oCandace Gingric , half—sister of
gay, bisexual and transgender ac- then-House Speaker Newt Gin-
tivists from around the country grich, became a National Coming
gathered in Manassas, Va., about Out Project spokesperson and full-
25 miles outside Washington, D.C. time activist in 1995
Recognizing that the LGBT com- oDan Butler, who played the char-
munity often reacted defensively acter Bulldog on NBC-TV's Frasier,
to anti-gay actions, they came up was NCOD spokeperson in 1995
with the idea of a national day to oRock musician Melissa Ether—
celebrate coming out and chose idge did a radio public service an-
the anniversary of that second nouncement, reminding people
march on Washington to mark it. that "Labels belong on records,
The originators of the idea were not on people."
Rob Eichberg, a founder of the oDel. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-
personal growth workshop, The D.C., spoke at the "Come Out Vot-
Experience, and Jean O'Leary, ing" rally in Washington, D.C., Oct.
then head of National Gay Rights 11, 1996.
Advocates. From this idea the Na- oFashion photographer Don Flood
tional Coming Out Day was born. in 1996 shot past spokespeople
Bearse, Butler and Gingrich, along
To this day National Coming Out with Olympic diver Greg Louganis,
Day continues to promote a safe actor Mitchell Anderson, newly
world for LGBT individuals to live minted gay activist Chastity Bono
truthfully and openly. and Sean Sasser, who had ap-
peared in MTV's The Real World.
The success of NCOD, which from an 1996, actress Judith Light,
inception quickly expanded to pro golfer Muffin Spencer—Devlin
include participation from all 50 and, in her first appearance at a
states and foreign countries, is gay rights event, Cher spoke at a
because of the hard work of ce- Come Out Voting rally in Washing—
lebrities, volunteers and activists. ton, DC
-In September 1997 the project
oRob Eichberg and Jean O'Leary brought in its first straight spokes-
were the originators of the idea of person, Betty DeGeneres, mother
NCOD of actress/comedian Ellen DeGe—
-Sean Strub and Keith Haring- In neres.

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Offers Free Flu F" 6 Thursday, Oct 4, 6:30 pm.
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9 Saturday, Oct 6, 6:30 pm.
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Classifieds Saturday, Oct 6, 9 pm.
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 GLSO News Issue 10 2012

_ _ Aaron Baker, President
The GLSO News '5 PUP'Bhed Vice President, Ginger Moore-
monthly by and for the Lexrngton Minder
Gay and Lesbian Services Organi- Paul Brown Secretary
zation members and community. Tommy Brodbeck, Treasurer
The mission of the Lexington Gay GLSO DIRECTORS
and Lesbian Services Organization
is to provide support and services Mary Crone, GSA
to the GLBTQQIA community. Paul Holland, At Large

Jeremy Law, At Large
The vision of the Lexington Gay Don Lowe, At Large
and Lesbian Services Organiza- Shaun Pfeiffer, At Large
tion is to empower the GLBTQQIA
community through voice. GLSO STAFF
The Lexington GLSO is founded Chad Hundley, Office Manager
upon the core values of fun, in—
clusion, respect, integrity, dignity, EDITORIAL NOTES
servrce and competence. The GLSO is currently looking for
GLSO Pride Center ntevaf clontrtibutotrsdand edrltorial
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"Views expressed in this newsletter are solely those of the contributor and
do not necessarily reflect the views of the GLSO."

 Keeping things After a brief break we held a
TWISTED!!!! benefit show for the American
By TriNlty, Cancer Society in memory of
I Contributor Jon “Juice" Noland at Cross-
ings. Where after a great
The month of September was show, we ends-C! the night With
a month full of fun and excite— sh candle l'ght tribute to all
mentll ose ost to cancer.
We started the month off with We dhald ta fgreat “39?; an
our DIVAS OF HAZZARD show {a'ifi 26%,.3' money to ma 9
at Crossingsa wthere wej all {out} 0 e
on our Sun y est an pu e . .
out our favorite country songs Eggfiffiiegtvefihwmgfifiqdpgfi
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’ ggmbpuagswllnoonigggyg‘sgfgsgg- having a great time and lots of
’ ’ ' fun just hangirfig out _and an—
All the ladies in the show pulled swering some_ un tr'V'a ques—
out all the stops to make this E'anfnel‘nd havmg a few COCk'
the best thas of fiazzard show a' 5""
yet!!! Dary an t eguys, con- . .
structed the best backdrop for We plan Ontfionfi'rt‘fimg the m
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HMIH Princess Royale Christina 0.” hU§¥l?meen night at Pulse
Puse, who were named at this mg ' e....

show.... If you or gomeone you know

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versary Celebration for AVOL able by contacting me (Trinity,
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- _ Daryl and I, along With our
Washington DC- to attend Coro Board of Directors, would like
nation 1, our first out of town to thank everyone that has
croranaltion. lee _rep§tlasent‘%d been out to the events of Reign
:0?“ Cletgls Wlsgliggllll cou ’ 31 so far and look forward to

p y seeing you at the upcoming
All of us dolnned gur bgst Red, shows!!!
White & Bue an ma e quite . . .

’ In serVIce TrinityHMIM Em—
an entrance as 11 members of I .
the ICK entered the rballroom press 31The TW'Sted Empress
together. You can c eck out

- From the Heart Through the
th ict es on the ICK rou I .
paeggonulgB!!!! g p Court, For the Community

 Health Department Those who are unable to attend
Features Free Flu Friday can still get a

Free Flu FrIday flu shot 3—5 pm. Tuesdays at

_ the Public Health Clinic at 805A

An annual event wrll help the Newtown Circle. No appoint—

Lexington-Fayette County ment is necessary, and the cost
Health Department test ltS for a flu shot is $25. Medicaid/
emergency preparedness Whlle Medicare, cash, checks, credit
PFOVl lhg hundreds 9f free flu cards and some insurances are ~
shots to the community. accepted,

The health department WI“ For additional information, find

hOSt Free H.” Friday, a special the Lexington-Fayette County

one-day Chth desrgned t_0 give Health Department on Face-

up _to 2,000 shots to Lexmgton book, or follow us on Twitter

reSIdentS_ who want_ to ght at twitter.com/LFCHD. Flu in-

the flu this fall and Winter. The formation can also be found

event Will be held 9 a.m.—5 P-m- at www.LexFluCrew.com and

Friday, Oct. 12, at Imam Family on the flu hotline, (859) 288-

Life Center, 1555 Georgetown 7529_

Road. \

“A seasonal flu shot is the best

way to fight the flu each fall Noxenfiber Trans

and wfinter, so |this is a great V eetlng

way or peope to protect ,

themselves and their family,” Our November 3rd meeting at

said Kevin Hall, LFCHD spokes- the GLSO pride center W'” be

man. “Free Flu Friday is a cor- our annua Trans-givmg P0?"

nerstone of what public health lUCk- We look forward to th'5

is all about. It covers three key event and the turn OUt '5 usu-

components of what we do for ally qurte large 50 YOU might

the community: communicable want to bring an extra chair!

disease control, preparedness Well probably start at 7.130Pm

and education.” so fol have plenty of time to
socialize. See you then!

The seasonal flu shot, which

also provides protection

against H1N1, is recommend—

ed to all people ages 6 months Volunteers Needed ,

fins oldgr. Las1tiyeag,i Lexington:

a 14 C0” “he cases 0 To work with Ga Strai ht
the flu- The health department Alliances in high, schogls
provuded morehthan h5,000 flu
vaccinations t roug out t e
season. Please contact Mary

Last year, the health depart—
ment provided almost 1,700 at maW@ngO-Org
free shots at Free Flu Friday.

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Participate in
the Lexington-Fayette County
LGBT Community Health Assessment
Help us improve the health of LGBT communities in
Fayette County and Central Kentucky by participating in
an anonymous assessment that allows you to voice your
thoughts about health concerns and other issues.
Visit this link by Oct. 31, 2012:
All ethnicities, gender identities and other backgrounds are
encouraged to participate in order to make this assessment
as diverse as possible.
questions? assessment coordinators:
Contact Mark at (859) 288-2391, Mark A. Johnson, MSSW
or marka.johnson@ky.gov Dr. Jeff Jones, Ph.D
I WNW") .
thank you for .
it“ E - - - o o o o o
W your part/olpa tron! .
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N This assessment has been approved by the
Lexington—Fayette County Health Department
Internal Review Board.
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' Plans
o UT Outsource is having an LG-
SO u rce BTQ homecoming dance called
QUEERCOMING 2012 that will
be held on Frida , October
12th at 7:00pm in tile UK Stu- ‘
dent Center Small Ballroom. ‘
Everyone is invited! ;
Support your community.
Sign up today to make a recurring
donation as part of the
GLSO Member Program.
As little as $5 per month can make a difference!
I v the G Lso i

 OCtOber Important in schools.
for Bullying Prevenetion On Thursday, October 11, you
and Support can join Lexington Fairness at
By Craig Cammack, Soundbar for a fundraiser for
Contributor Project Speak Out. Twenty—
Bullying continues to be a trag- five percent 0f the proceeds
ic prob em across the country. from the “'9th Wl“ he donated
l In Kentucky alone, over the t0 the organizations bPHY'hQ
. past year there have been nu- prevention program. It IS 3‘50
‘ merous reports of bullying and National Coming OUt Day, 5_0
,. suicides as a potential result the fundraiser at Soundbar ‘5
of bullying. Luckily, there are bound to be a fun-filled night!
many who are devoted to re- _ _
duce and prevent buuy'ng in It is past time for all Of US to
middle and high schools. Lex— make the ehange to help pre-
ington Fairness has committed vent hUW'hg- If there truly
its funding and programming '5 something we want to see
to Project Speak Out, a bully- happen, we must fitSt act Dur-
ing prevention program. selves. Now is the time to step
up, support our children, and
AS part of this program, in he‘P thenlfee‘ safe in SChOO‘,
August, nearly 30 community Whl‘e pr0Vldlng LGBT StUdents
volunteers were certified by Wlth a safe and SUPPOFUVe
the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight community where they feel
Education Network (GLSEN) to comfortable thhg-
firovide trainingf to middle and GALE
igh school sta regarding bul- (Gay-straight Alliance of
lying prevention. In ad ition, Lexmark Employees)
Project Speak Out will be pro—
Vld'“9 free GLSF-N Safe Space is pleased to resent a profes-
Kits to schools In Central Ken— Sional networfiing event at the
tucky, as well as working 0“ Sound Bar on October 12th
the (goal 0f making sure every 5-8pm. Also during the event
mid le and high SChOO‘ in Ken— will be the public premier of
tUCkY has a klt- Lejxmar/kl's "It Gets Better" ll
_ . vi eo. esincereyinvitea
The month Of October '5 ‘m' area GLBTIAQ organizations to
{ Bortant In the battle to prevent come out and meet your fe|_
ullylng among 0‘." YOUth- low area professionals.
I National Stop Bullying Week
' is October 7— 13, and Nation-
3 al Bullying Bystanders Unite
Week is October 14 — 20. Spe—
gificalllal, on Wednesday, Orcto—
er , wear orange to s ow
your support of PACER’s Unity I v the GLSO
Day. The organization runs the
National Bullying Prevention
Center, working to end bullying

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place a FREE classified ad in our |
next edition, please email the Needs YOU.
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be directed through the Pride
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contain the basic information
of who, what, when, where,
cost, etc. Deadline for all sub— ' ' ' ' ‘ " ' " " ‘
missions to the GLSO Newslet-
ter is October 20, 2012.

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In celebration of the Lexington explore what happened after
LGBTQ community, and as a way that discovery. This film is about
of saying thanks, independent whtats next,h_anth wanted that
counte|r/qu(ejer cullture bookstore to e somet 'hg appy.
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which will comprise the first of- trodden_ path. 'h the land 0‘:
ficial GLSO Queer Film Series. queer Cinema, luckily Dee Rees *
brilliantly engagirhg Pthntai‘h gives
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meets-boy indie ode to new love 17-year-o d. .A rican-Americari
will be shown at the Kentucky woman navigating the complexi-
Theater on Wednesday, October ties 0t family hte and community
3rd at 7:15pm. Tickets will cost Whl‘e ng to figure 0”} Jufit
$5_ where she fits in. Rees abil—
ity to show the humanity of all
Only a few days later, the GLSO the film’s major players, and the
Queer Film Series will begin! In overall Sidestepping 0t one7note
partnership with the GLSO, sQe- characterisations make Pariah a
chi! will pretsenttj three filmsb to be genre-defying tour de force.
s own at t e owntown ranch
of the Lexington Public Library in Ozcgober 28th " Heartbeats
the Farish Theater _on Sundays havie?) Dolan’s amorous and
at 2pm. Free admi55ion. candy-coloured Heartbeats is
October 7th _ North Sea a glossy and darkly comic look
Texas (2011) ’ at the lengths gay man Francis
After nearly two decades of and his gal pal Marie go to in the
making acclaimed gay—themed battle for the heart Of the Same
short films, Belgian director fellow, the strikingly beautiful,
Bavo Defurne adapts André Sol- albeit sexually ambiguous NlCO-
li_e’s novel. Nooit gaat dit over for las. "
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Noordzee Texas. ’ Film Festival award-winning fea-
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pim, a Walter Mitty of sorts, who fragile yet reSIlient intricaCIes of
grows up and falls for Gino, the the human heart.
somewhat older and iiber-cool l
boy next door with attitude and Hope. to see you there. Please
a motorcycle to boot. In writing e—mail squIal@g_mail.com or call
about the film, Defurne says, (859).255'4316 't you have any
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