xt7b5m627x2n https://exploreuk.uky.edu/dips/xt7b5m627x2n/data/mets.xml Lexington, KY Pride Community Services Organization 199704 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, April 1997 text GLSO News, April 1997 1997 2019 true xt7b5m627x2n section xt7b5m627x2n optima! Apnl 1997
by Mary s. Crone Peter: pjtay100@ukcc.uky.edu

Lexington's Metropolitan Community
Church is planning a wonderful evening of
entertainment on \‘I’ednesday, April 9th at the Every year there are several dozen
Bar Complex, A new concept in fund raising womyn's music, comedy, and spirituality IN GAIA’S LAP May 1548. Maryland Box 59,
for tlte church, Dragn’ For lesus will be a gatherings around the cottntry. I was lucky Maiyltuid Line, MD, 21105 phone (888)
female impersonator show featuring the best enough to attend three last year. tip frotn tny 740»GALA or (410) 455—51 11
performers Lexington has to offer, usual one or two, If you have never been to

The show will begin at 8:00 pm. real one, you are truly missing some wonderful CAMPFEST May 21-26 near Oxford,Pa.
titne, notdrag time andthecoverwill be 55:00. experiences. Box 559 Franklinville,NJ.()8522 (609)
In addition to wonderful music, members of Each festival has its own atmosphere. 694—2057 or camfest@aol.com
the LMCC congregation will be setting tip a but from what I here women who attend any
table of hors d'oeuvres and over thirty door of them return home with increased positive VIRGINIA “/8. M. PIES. May'l‘)-]une I and
prizes will be given away. feelings about being lesbians. There are KICKBACKJtina-(w. Box1096.Ketit'sSttit'e,V'tt.

This event is the brain child of LMCC usually workshops on a vast array of topics, 25084. ph (804) 589-054
member BillChandlerwho hasput his creative live musical performances, great shopping,
talent to work in naming advertising, and sometimes comedy, dance performances, NATIONAL ws M. His. May 29-}tine 1
designing the show and will be making his dance lessons, spiritual ritttals, political Bloomington Ind. NWMF. Dept LC Box 1427,
drag debut as the lead singer in the group discussions, and more, Indianapolis. IN. 46206 ph (517) 927-9555
Angel and the Heavenly Rays. You cart look My personal favorite is the Michigan
forward to some hot gospel music, Festival which is the biggest and perhaps most MICHIGAN ws M FEs‘. Aug. 12-17 near Hart

Bill has lined up top talent including famous. If you are concerned about the size, Mich. WWTMC Box 22 Wallialla. Mi.
Natalie Gay. Empress of the Royal Imperial you might want to go for a few days rather 49458ph(616) 757-a-i6‘
Sovereign Court of Ky, Tracy Taylor Miss Gay than the whole week to try it out If you want _
Lexington. Lexington's Entertainer of the Year. to start smaller and closer to home try the Ifyour mailing label ‘5 yellow
Miss Chandelier. and Leigh Angelique Rayna National Women's music Festival at the end of please renew
Star and Latoya Bacall who performed at E- May, one of the oldest and the only indoor
Male‘s Black History Month Benefit festival, or the Ohio Lesbian Festival near the glso

. 'lhese performers and more will be Columbus Ohio 0n‘Sept‘. 6th This ts a one sponsor of the month
singing mtISIC from Bette .\Itdler. Aretha day event whrchlwrll write more about later.
Franklin. Patti LaBelle. and others, This cottld Here are some festivals and where to call
easily prove to be the most exciting for more information. All of these festivals are Metropolitan
nnpersonator show in Lestngton tn :1 long open to all women, most are predominately
tttne. LMCC thanks the Bar Complex, KY lesbian. If you will be travelingin other part of .
Wranglers. Imperial Sovereign Cottrt of 1W. the US, you can call Mary (zoo—woo for Commumty ChurCh
and ErMale for their cooperation other listings. Note W's M Fes stands for
Women's Music Festival.

‘;§§K§§QM§ The Lexington Men's Chorus will present 0U T 0N VIDEO
WQSEBSBFAN its Spring Concert “Freedom” on Sat, April 5, By' Davina G Warner
«VI 7* 8:00 at the Lexington Opera House. ‘ '
RSS6 llhe t:heme 03 the concert reflects the in a recent Entertainment Weekly
\R 9*" strugg es. 01795 an 10% experienced b? gays article, i read that the introduction of a lesbian
‘ Kcnwd‘)’ and lesbians in their search for freedom in out d ERb" h 24hl b' h
19405" or» countrvtodar Be re ared to lau h 1th 'as octor on ringst e t es igayc aracter
. ‘ l: p p g. ‘ . W to prime time television. That isn’t counting
3555: you are carried through a rnusrcal tourney Ellen Morgan the character PlaYEd by Ellen
traveling all the way from our nation's tight DeGeneres who is scheduled to come out later
against slavery to topics as current as the right this month
of gays to marry. ' , . . ,

. But televrsron 1511 t alone More and
the 91.5.0 N E W S .. ‘T'he ”will, includes the debut 0f more lesbigaycharacters areshowing up on the
published Monthly by the Crossrng the Ohio ,astirring piece written by bit! screen as well. You can find them in

. . Brian Throckmorton which compares the ° . . . , y ,
Lexmgton Gay/Lesbian l . 7 dl b' M .~ , supporting roles like Charlane Woodards
S - 0 - t' struggeotgays an es tans [Oddl with that 0‘ lesbian FBI agent inEyeformz Eye orstarring
EI'V'ICES r aniza 'IOI'I " g ' ' ' ' ' ' , . . .‘ .
P 0 B 911471 Am l1)“ Amerrlcajns jimmy: “£18,?“th WM Other roles like Robin Williams and Nathan Lane’s
' ' ox num ers' me u e marry S “ torn a PM? middle-aged gay couple in 7716 Bird Cage. And
Lexington, KY 40575 commissroned by the San Francrsco Gay Men 5 while the authenticity of these characters and
Chorus; the traditional “We Shall Overcame”, . ‘ . ..
d 1 T1 km , . f“’l‘l what these movres say about lesbrgays is
Editor: an “0 “0C ortorts arrangemento m debatable, I am happy to see more lesbigay
Star Spangled Banner" as sung for a recent . . ..
Peter Taylor ‘ images on trim.
Thoroughblades hockey game at Rupp Arena. Of course with more lesbigay
. The LEXWO“ M?“ Chorus (A tax characters on film comes the increase of
Layout Editor: exempt and not for profit organization) is a . . . .
Ch l' P k' i b f l l t t' 1C (1 lesbrgay characters in your Video store. Big
ar ‘e er ins prout mem (if ,0 n? nernarona "ll in studio films like The Birdcage can be found on
Lesbian Assocration of Choruses and Lexrngton the shelves of most Video stores including
Ell-5° Annual Dues and Arts and Cultural Council. supermarkets. and independent and foreign
Tickets, available at the Singletzuy Center .. . . ‘ . 1
Newsletter: $15 r . J, , films are slrowrng Lip .it some stores.
Box Office, are S10.00for adults and S100 for Blockbuster (Richmond Rd and
Dues and Newsletter for children. ‘ , '
Satori Dr. locations, Cut Corner (S.
COUPLES: $20 Limestone). Movie Warehouse and Video Hits
INTERWEAVE GLSO (both on Tates Creek Dr.) are video stores where
P . 4 “ . V ‘ APRIL 25TH DANCE lhave found a good selection of lesbigay films.
News or opinions expressed in the (rLSO . ' . The Richmond Road Blockbuster recently
News are those of the authors and don‘t necessarily The Dance originally planned for March expanded its Alternative Film section where
represent those of the GLSO Board ofDir'ectors. has been reschdueled for April 25th at the newly released or re-release d foreiln and
Submissions are welcome. All submissions Unitarian ChurClt, 5964 Clays Mill Rd, from ,‘ ,. K . g
. . . , .I _ g g . H p . lesbigay films are displayed
become the PTOPQFIY 0t GLBO mid ml“ ““11de 8:00 to Midnight. SS:OO admrssrorr. this Will be I t ‘1 b' f‘l fl (1
- , . . iv, . fi . . nrnos cases esrayimsat‘eie
tuli ”me and address 0f the “"1“” H“ 5m“ the lasttiniewewrll be able to use the Unitarian l l l, '1 lb . lg“ b
reserves the right to edit submissions and ads to Ch . , . 7 on “9 519 ‘95 11PM 9““ Y Y category
, , , _ urch for qurte awhile due to. \\e plan some . . .
meet publishing requrrenients, as well LlS the right . , _ _ (drama, comedy, etc). This is great because It
. . . . great dance lessons, and pride items including , . .. .
to reject any subrnissrons. . p . l . .11 b ‘ l l l doesntsegregate lesblgzty films, but it can sure
Placement of advertising iii (1150 News ‘1 “mm 0t t—s urts W1 e for 3‘18. to '16 p make it difficult for that Shy, closeted queer [0
denotes neither apetson's sexual orientation nora support the Pride Picnic. Deserts. 50“ drinks, find lesbigttv video. I used to Spend hours
bUSiHBSS' CUStomef preference. beer, and wine will be sold. Come on Out. t l
’ con/iirzied on page 10
GLSO News Page 2

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PRIDE ’97 . . .
ly BLUEGRASS RAINBOW ROUND UP own tgiielclgifiiqgillgvosk , . . based on Michael Harners research on
t t t mg for busmesses to indigenous healers throughout the world.
n The GLSO Pride Planning Committee donate merchandise and gift certificates for There is donation of $2 requested to cover
3r has named this year‘s celebration Pride ‘97: raffle prizes. Proceeds will benefit the picnic expenses. Child Care is provided. {3
lg Bluegrass Rainbow Round Up. There are fund, as in previous years. if you make a
:n now 10 events on the calender. its going to donation, you will be recognized at the PARENTING GROUP
3r be a great couple of weeks. The committee picnic and in the (iLSO News. Because of low attendance, the Lesbian
is still looking for events to take place Contact Davina at 245-5301 to make and Gay Parenting Group will not be
“1 between _]une 6th andjune 22nd, Our next donation, to reserve vendor space, or for meeting on a regular basis. instead they
re two meetings will be at the downtown public more information. fl} hope to plan four or five events during the
{1 Library. year to give parents and children a chance
5 On Monday, April 7th, we will be WORKING CLASS KITCHEN to come together. These events will be
1% meeting on the forth floor in conference PRIDE EVENT PLANNED organized by different family groups and
is room B. At that time we will be putting Working Class Kitchen is planning a could be celebrations of holidays . if you are
[d together a pamphlet advertising all the reading on Sunday, June 8 at Alfalfa’s a parent and would like to be on the list to
I‘d events. To be included in this pamphlet Resturant. We are looking for people who be contacted about events or would like to
15 your group needs to mail your information would like to read their work, poetry or help plan an event, please call Laura (276-
W to Mary Crone (266—5904) or bring it to the prose. Please call Devina (245—5301) for 2685). We will also be putting notices in
April 7th meeting. more information iii the GLSO when events are scheduled. i0
1y if you plan an event after this date,
?f you may be too late for inclusion in the INTERWEAVE DIGNITY BIBLE STUDY
1g pamphlet but can still be listed in the GLSO Please join us for our next luncheon Dignity of Lexington will be offering a
'“ itme advertising. After the April 7th Sunday. April 13th at the Unitarian Bible Study based on Claiming The Promise
‘g meeting, the next pride planning meeting Universalist Church of Lexington (H'CL) an Ecumenical Welcoming Bible Studv
;n will be Monday, April , again at the Library, immediately following the service (app. Resource on [iomosexualitv Weekly
meeting room C. These meetings are open 12:50 pm), Well enjoy potluck lunch at gatherings will begin in April. For further
"1 to anyone interested in helping. The the picnic tables outside. so please bring a information call Don (299—4458). U?
3' advertising or picnic committee could use dish to share. Also. make note of the BOARD ELECTIONS
[3 your ideas and energy. {E interweave GLSD Dance on April 25th. For The (iLSO Board has an election every
re more information about Interweave or the year injune for halfthe board positions (S).
fls' PRIDE PICNIC Unitarian Church. please call Davina at We are now looking for people interested in
r: ATTENTION VENDORS 247-1301. B; running for the board. iou may want to
come to a board meeting to see how we
1d Lexington‘s Annual Pride Picnic SHAMANISM opperate (and what fun we have). Board
(scheduled for Sunday, Tune 1% from noon Also of interest at the Uli Church, meetings are always open and can be found
ad to 5:00) attracts a large number of lesbigays Adult Religious Education provides listed on the calender We meet at the MCC
ry from our community. if you‘ve been programs every Wednesday evening from 7 building at 7:00. in April on the 14th If you
It looking for a place to sell your art. crafts, or to 9 pin. (in wed . April 16th there will he want more information about serving on the
re business wares, consider reserving a vendor a discussion on dream work (in wed, April
to space at this year's picnic. \‘endorspaces are 25rd, Alary Crone will be leading a board call Duane at 271—1407,
13 free this year, butyou willneed to bringyour discussion and experience in Shamanism
— GLSO News Page 3

SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 1997
Fifth Annual AIDS Walk For Life
UK Commonwealth Stadium
AIDS Quilt-Names Project Display
F oodVEntertainmentVPrizes
, CALL 278-6274 or 278-7494
- For More Information
Proceeds Benefit AIDS Volunteers, Inc. and Their Mission of HIV/AIDS
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GAY MARINE ’ . 5 - iii}. wmfiig' V
By Kim Camel society thinks about such things: why in
RALEIGHNC (AP)— A Marine who ‘DE'A‘R GIMZTTL' FAB the world do you give a rats ass? I don’t,
announced he was gay on national television and obviously neither does MCC. When
thesame day PresidentClinton announced his I was in one of our local gay you’re in the right, you’re in the right,
“Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy was given an establishments the other day, and I and I‘ll be damned what someone else
honorable discharge and retirement benefits noticed that they were advertising an thinks. What the “Fundamentalists” and,
to settle his lawsuit over the rule. “I think event entitled “Dragin’ for Jesus." Then apparently YOU need to realize is that
what we have proved is that a Marine who I picked up one of your newsletters and God and Her Son, do NOT care if we are
happens to be gay can serve just as well as a I find an article in there about the same gay—-—and “being gay” IS being a drag
Marine who’s straight with no detriment to event. I am flabbergasted! Isn't the gay queen, a leather queen, a dike on a bike
morale or lack of mission Operation”,said Sgt. community decadent enough without or—--just being an “ordinary” queer!
Justin C. Elzie,amedical supply clerk atCamp making fun of God? Aren‘t things like Therefore, if they want to raise money
Lejeune inJacksonville. this just the sort of thing that the general being entertained at a drag show»-
Elzie, who received his walking papers population uses to condemn us? I am, HALLELUJAH!
Thursday, said he got a $30,000 check as part quite matter—Of-factly, disgusted by the However, I will say that some in our
of his retirement benefits. Elzie, 34, had lack of respect and the Haunting Of gay community, in my humble opinion,
already been accepted into an early retirement peoples‘ “Godless” reputation. When sometimes go too far in public displays
program when he declared on ABC’s “World will we learn that the more things like and Offend the prevailing mores. This
News Tonight” that he is gay. His this go on, the less acceptance we will gives the Christian “Wrong" more fire to
announcement came on January 29,1993, get from the population as a whole? add to the brimstone spewing from their
the same day that President Clinton agreed to acerbic pulpits. Sometimes though, the
the policy on gays in the military. Dear Disgusted, morals of a society may be too strict and
That February, the Marine Corps placed 1 am sorry. No, I’m not sorry that need to be pushed, but, this is one area
Elzie on standby reserve and tried to deny him some group is doing something that where caution needs to be exercised so
early retirement and discharge him without offends you. I’m sorry---you're so as not to turn off the middle-of—the-
benefits. He sued the military in September, closed—minded. Did your mama drop roader: those who would otherwise be
1993, and a month later, a federal judge you on your head asababy?WhenIfirst on our side if we were not flaunting
ordered him placed back on active duty. saw the show being advertised, I nudity and overt sex in front of their
Elzie’s lawyer, Christopher Sipes, said an checked into it and found out who was little “Darlings."
honorable discharge after 15 years Of service is organizing it. Did you? If not, let me tell In short (for you Neanderthals
part of last month's settlement of the lawsuit. you. It’s the Metropolitan Community among us)»—
“Everybody here is satisfied that the matter Church. This is a Christian church, that Drag show for Church: GOOD!
has been settled in a mutually agreeable by its own slogan is a ”Church for all Nudity in the streets: BAD!
manner that would avoid any further delay, God‘s people." And believe me, honey,
expense,and inconvenience for any of the we are all God’s people; be we drag Love and Kisses,
parties involved,” said lst Lt. Charles E. queens, leather queens, dikes on bikes,
Campfield, abase spokesman. Campfield said or small people like you and the Gertie Mae Noe
the case was isolated. 0.? religious right. I think that this event is
..................................... going [0 [he the most fun show the Bar
FOR RENT: TWO 1 Bedroom Apartments in has seen in a long time. The music will Questions 'or Comments for Ms. Gertie
renovated Victorian house downtown. be uplifting and the performers the most Mae Noe should be addressed to:
Hardwood floors, dishwasher, a/c Prefer no talented Lexington has to offer.
pets. $310 and $350 263—2765 As for your worry about what Gertie Mae Noe
' GLSO News Page 5

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Church Downtown Public Library Group (MCC Suite) Park) (Central Baptist Church)
11:30 am. 7:30 pm. 7:30 pm. 6:00 pm. 7:30 pm.
Metropolitan Community Pride Center Task Force P-Flag (Chapel Hill HIV/AIDS Suppolt Group UK LAMBDA (231 UK
Church 8:00 P. M, Presbyterian Church) 7:00 pm. Student Center)
7:00 pm. AA Step Study 8:30 pm. 8:00 pm.
Ebony Male Rainbow Bowling League Gay/Lesbian AA R E S T A U R A N T
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Suite) Ball Room Dancing .
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11:30 am. 8:00 .m. 7:30 ,m. 6:00 .m. 7:30 ,m: Gay/Lesbian AA
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 The glso NEWS is proud to present
our supporters for 1997 :
Windy Knoll Farm 2 9 9 — 7 4 l 0
Riding lessons, dressage and jumping, trail riding, boarding
Scorsone and Ransdell, Attorneys at Law 2 5 5 — 5 7 6 6
Crossings, a Man’ s Bar, including rThe Rack 2 3 3 - 7 2 6 6
117 n. Limestone
Metropolitan Community Church 2 7 l — l 4 O 7
387 Waller Ave, Sunday Worship 11:30 AM
A Church for all God’s People
Ted Richardson, OD 2 7 8 — 4 2 O 1
Richardson Vision Center, Gardenside Plaza
Unitarian Universalist Church 2 2 3 — l 4 4 8
2564 Clays Mill Rd
seeking a diverse congregation: Sunday Worship 10:45
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walking rip and down aisles, reading the boxes
of any film that had the rernotest possibility of he know only slightly Angry with his father. {53?}?
lesbigay content. Not anymore, Now, lwork in MOSS recklessly d€Cid€S to go into the forest for
a video store, where I can keep track of the his "away/time”. Trouble follows his example. FIREBRAND BOOKS
latest lesbigay films coming to video. So, stay even though gltilsl are not Supposed to go NEEDS HELP.
tuned to the GLSO News for my monthly through mm a “510“ quest.
reviews of lesbigay videos. When they meet in the forest, Moss is Firebrand Books, an independent
Furthermore. support stores that amazed to find Trouble in boys clothing. As publisher of contemporary lesbian writers, is
have lesbigay videos. and rent or purchase they talk, Trouble tells‘Moss the story of facing financial difficulties in . the l},
lesbigay titles. \‘ideo stores are like any other Mistake, her aunt who left the tribe years ago increasingly inhospitable climate of the Iljifyfi-{V
business : owners want to make a profit. lf rather then settling down to the expected life of corporatized publishing world. in a recent
lesbigay videos don't make moneymthey wont a married woman. This aunt was not called letter, publisher Nancy K. Bereano requests
C111?“ them.So, get started this month by Running Woman and Trouble is thinking of that Firebrand readers buy books and send
renting these titles: following in her footsteps, as she does not feel donations to help Firebrand survive.
BOUND A suspenseful drama that she can fit into the role of women in her For the past twelve years, Firebrand has
about two women 00“me Tilly and Gena tribe. printed works by such influential writers as 2"213'
Gershon) who fall in love and plan to steal $2 "I can't be the way they want." Trouble Dorothy Allison (Basia/z! Out of Carolina),
Million from the mob. The film is about the says in anguish. “You are whoyou are. and no Allison Bechdel (kaes‘ ’lo Wale/J 011! For). ,
Mafia. so expect [0 see some graphic violence. one but you can tell you the truth about that," Leslie Feinberg (Stone Bll/C/J Blues), Minnie _.;
THE CELLl‘LOtD CLOSE An replies Moss. Moss suggests that other girls Bruce Pratt (Ct/mesAgainst Nat/me. 57/113)
enlightening documentary which examines have been aloud to choosetlre role of awarrior, and Andre Lorde. It is a well respected
what movies (from Edison‘s experimental giving up their female rolein favor of the male publisher in the gay community having
filrus [O the present) have shown us about role. received ten Lambda Literary Awards since ,-
being gay. In the one day that is covered in this 1989.
THE SUMO}? ['5 An Australian book. Moss and Trouble help each other more Please support t’irebrand's vital work for
film which tells the touching story of a father's toward adulthood. A Native American culture 'ZW.— ' =
relationship with his 311V son There’s also :1 1s respectfully represented in tlus book and the l Prim? Planning Meetiug. . ' l
beautiful sub-plot about the sons lesbian poetic language 9f the storytelling 15 l‘ L I f ', ' l .
grandmother. particularly delightful. l was particularly l ‘ Monday, flprifyle _,
b impressed with the authors sensitivity to a ; f ’ g
TROUBLE transgendered character. . _ . l ~ Lexington PUD“? Library
I“, .\tan' Crone, lfyou never read chrldrens literature you Q , , , ._ g _
' ' are missing some fine books. Buy this one for f f 71.9 59:88”:
M by Michael Dorris is a book a child you know, GLSUhas ordered a few l _ '_ ’Fourmifi‘oof .
recommended for ages 8 to 10 and one i copies which will btflfl’fllltible soon. Look for “ --—7~——‘ " " '
recommend to you. it is the first time I have m to appear soon on sorrre right wing our community. Send a donation or write for
read such a explicit description of a banned books list a free catalog: Firebrand Books, 141 The g
transgendered character: Trouble, in a Commons. Ithaca. NY 14850, 8‘
children’s book: M is an ALA Notable 3% WOW, that’s
Children's Book for 1995 and has also received (“J f: , -
positive reviews in several children‘s literature Q °23- m if
”Wines m" rd 'i ‘th x erti in me ’5 '
The book’s main character is Moss, a figggfiwgnfjfisfiguefi.pcoufje concgrns- " ‘
young Native American boy whose "coming of hyp'nosis ' dr andrew schechterman th ' ‘ ‘x
.. . . 7 . , ‘ clinical and medical psychology - woodford (‘
2189 struggle 15 the focus 0f the 5101?. Moss hospital - versailles - just say, [want to see "i
meets up with Trouble, a girl of his tribe who dOCk'tur Sheck-tur-mln ‘ 606-873-3396 /
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