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4 > Item 4 of The Gayzette, August 1980

Part of Pride Community Services Organization publications

-4- RECORD REVIEW CALENDAR Tom Wilson's Gay Name Game AUGUST 3: GSO rap group will meet at Let's face it, if you wanted to Shillito Park for a cookout 'buy gay-oriented songs sung by gay ar- and games; if you're inter tists, your selection wOuld be limited. ested, bring yourself, some But even if we had scores from which equipment and a friend (lat- to select, Tom Wilson's Gay Name Game ter two items optional); this would still be one of the best. Most will start at 5:30 p.m. of the son 5 are characterized b a , . subdued cam? humor ("Momma's Boy" 2nd AUGUST 4: Regular GSO monthly buSlness "The Love That Dare Not Speak Its meeting. 800 p.m. A NEW Name") and treat topics ranging from LOCATIQN Southland Branch threeways to lesbian seagulls. I have of LeXlngton Public Library. two personal favorites on the album. A ST . gonmmgirsbwelgomea. , t "Second RunnerUp" is about Anita Bry UGU 3 pag e l ene l inner a ant. If you think she is a dead issue Alfalfa for Amber Moon. 700 and nothing new can be said, you are p.m.; $5 donation and B'Y'O'B' wrong. The other is "Save Our Child- AUGUST 13: GSO cookout and sw1m at Wood- ren/Recruiters' Fight Song", which agg gaik thls starts at counters the evangelists' pleas for , "*, N . . protection of the children against US SEPTEMBER 567 Garage saieto bengflt with a very special recruiting song- Amber Moon at 1 2 Eliza 8th "...cause ten percent is not enough." Street "1:00 A.M."is a bittersweet conversa-- tion that takes place in a gay bar, GAY PARENTS Tom speaking both roleS- It would be There will be an informal meeting of pretty funny if it had not happened to gay fathers and mothers on August 25 us all at least once. at 6:45 p.m. at 1207 Merman Drive. I cannot think of anything in the The purpose is to discuss common con- album that would be the least offen cerns, experiences and needs. Child- sive to the most sensitive of us. I ren are welcome. Lovers of gay par have played it for my parents and sev- ents who could come to help with the eral straight friends, and it has got- kids are also invited. You may have ten rave reviews. I suppose everyone some mutual concerns to share with reviewing a record, film or book feels each other as well. If you havguggywr 7 obligated to find fault with at least questions, contact Carol at 27?;9120 one aspect of it, and I am no excep- or Pam at 2698702. . tion: it was not long enough. If you ---- are interested in a copy of the album, Th L ._ . . . I am told that Squecial Media has 9 9X1ng?n.Gay seerces organizaF1n stocked it 'before; otherwise, direct has a continuing need for persons Will- your inquiries to Aboveground Records, ing to partiClpate 1n our speakers bur- Box 2191, Philadelphia, PA 19103. e? as W?1} as ? Oper?te our Phoee llne. Training/guidance in each activ Joe Lincoln ' ity is provided and you would be help- ing a great deal if you can partic1- pate. Contact Doug at 255-8173 or Birch at 255-4993 or drop a note to GSO at P.O. Box 11471, Lexington #0511.