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GLSO News, December 1987

Part of Pride Community Services Organization publications

N EWS I E ; Free at Selected Businas Locations Home Delivery at $5 per year LEXINGTON GAY/LESBIAN SERVICES ORGANIZATION, P.O. BOX 11471, LEXINGTON, KY 40575 g COFFEEHOUSE AND DANCE SODOMY APPEAL REJECTED A Christmas Party! Fayette Circuit Judge Charles M. Local Talent Intertwined with Your Tackett has dismissed the county's appeal of a Choice of Dance Music decision holding unconstitutional Kentucky's consensual sodomy law. Friday Earlier this year, District Judge Lewis December 18, 1987 Paisley declared the sodomy statue 8:30 pm - 1 am unconstitutional, holding that it violated the right to privacy under the Kentucky at the Constitution. In so doing, Judge Paisley Unitarian Universalist Church agreed with arguments submitted by ACLU/KY 3561! Clays Mill Road Cooperating Attorney Ernesto Scorsone that the Kentucky Constitution offers broader BYOB/Refreshments Provided privacy protection than the U.S. Constitution. (The U.S. Supreme Court had earlier rejected, by a 5-14 vote, the argument that the right of On Friday, December 18, we'll be privacy under the U.S. Constitution rendered celebrating the holiday season in our own way unconstitutional Georgia's sodomy statute.) at the GLSO Coffeehouse 8 Dance. The doors The circuit court did not rule on the will open at 8:30 pm to our own version of a merits of Fayette County's appeal. Rather it piano bar, featuring a local pianist. Requests held that any appeal had to be brought by the should be welcome, and we'll surely sing a attorney general, not the county attorney. carol or two. It will be a great time to visit Fayette County has asked Judge Tackett to and revel in the holiday spirit. For your reconsider his decision. Further appeal is further enjoyment, there will be "his" and considered likely. "hers" Santas, and if you like, you can have your picture taken with the Santa of your by three to four hours of great dance music, choice. This will be the GLSO Christmas beginning at 10:00 pm. Admission will be Party, so come on out and make merry! As $3.00 per person, and it's BYOB. Hope to always, the live entertainment will be followed see you there! # HAVE YOU EXPIRED? Quick, pull your Newsletter mailing If the date on your label is past, please envelop out of the trash. Following your name complete the form on page 2 and return it to you will see a date. As you know, we don't us with a check. We promise to revise your keep a membership list so that makes it pretty label to move the magic date one year into the tough to keep track of dues or subscription future, and if you become a member, we'll expirations. We've solved that problem by send a membership card. The card you encoding each mailing label with a date. The receive is the only record of your membership. date doesn't tell us or anyone else if you're a We hope you appreciate the monthly member or simply a subscriber, but it does Newsletter, but if your time is up, we'll help us keep track of when to ask for money! assume you expired. M I