xt7pzg6g4k7t https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7pzg6g4k7t/data/mets.xml Lexington, KY Pride Community Services Organization 200908 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, August 2009 text GLSO News, August 2009 2009 2019 true xt7pzg6g4k7t section xt7pzg6g4k7t Ga»: & The GLSO News
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A Publication of the Lexington Gay Service Organization Volume 31 Number 8
The Lexington Lyons Big .
Kentucky Month JustFundKY—A Night Out
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The Lexington Lyons celebrates 11 years wait t jus $1deny annialcmeveiaiiidli:
of service to the community this August. just around the corner. A Night Out
Just in the last four years, the club has is a “picnic with the pops” type event
raised and disbursed over $31,000.00 to being held at the Kentucky Horse
beneficiaries across the country. As you Park Amphitheater on September 12,
read in last month’s article we support SPm‘ 11pm
many .organizations locally, and nation— Make your plans now to joins us
ally wuh the funds we raise. at this fun event. We will be under the
, stars with live music and entertain—
Augustlllsdimll [Bali]: the Iglgefl fund; ment, food, friends (old and new), and
raiser t e yons o , annu _ y’ a yar you! Put together a table of 10, choose
sale like no other. This year in addition our own menu and table decorations
to the traditional adults only invitational hring your favorite drink and enjoy,
section including print and media mate— You could win the table décor contest!
rials, leather goods, creative home fur- There is still time to volunteer to
Eismngsdmd add} iovelué’ there WI“ help with the planning or on the day
, e a WI e array 0, ome improvement of the event. For more information on
items from electrical to lumber and table pricing to sign up as a table
plumbing needs, furniture and “thin? captain, volunteer, or to see how to
home accessories, children s toys, holi— become a sponsor please visit our web
day home decorations, art and literature, site www JustFunde org or contact
1’1“!“ imd 3°“: "1°“ aPPl‘mces’ Rachel Oskins: 859—533-5093 or 859-
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an perip e e“ es, e e cont. Pg- 2 We hope to see you there!
Inside this Newsletter sponsor of the month
GLSO Board News page 2
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article.................pages3—4 Universalist ‘.
Pride Center Activities .. page 6 ‘ i
Lexington Fairness page 8 W Chm
Jane Adflm" Pa" 2 ""‘Page 1345 Public Support for GLBTQQI Rights ;
Upcoming Fundraisers ...back page 859 223-1448
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 .._ GAY GLSO Board Elections
$1,491}; LESBIAN New officers were elected to the GLSO
flak/gs/ SERVICES board on Thursday, July 9. Dennis Wheatley
it"! ORGANIZATION is our new CLSO preSident, and Debby Hem—
, stock is Vice-preSident. Ginger Moore—
Lexmgton, KY Minder was elected to treasurer and Jane
Incorporated as Minder will now serve as secretary. Members—
- - - at—lar e on the GLSO Board are Terry Mul-
The Gay serce Organization lins, fi‘homas Collins, Mary Crone, Virginia
P.0. BOX 1172 Lex., KY 40588 MOI-man, and Lynn Maflock,
We have vacancies on our board and
www'glsopc'org welcome community members to consider
joining. To apply to be a board member, an
GLSO N E w: individual is asked to attend three consecutive
board meetings and to do four hours of vol—
VOLUME 3, ”a. g unteer work for us. Find out more by attend—
N Ed't d St ff ing a board meeting; they are on the second
ews I OI'S an a Thursday of each month at 7 pm. Join us at
Mary Crone, Debby Hemstock, the Pride Center, 389 Waller Avenue in Lex—
Jackie Cobern, Ginger Moore, ington'
Margnileggrséthiif/Iiifler’ Lex. Lyon ’s Big KY Mont/1 cont.
_ sions, and a silent auction for a 52” Plasma
Pride Center Office Manager HDTV-
Bi” Chandler August 22 will see the Lyons at Crossings
859-253-3233 hosting a new leather club out of Cincinnati.
—— Please join us in welcoming the great folks of
GLSO BOARD Scorpius at 10 pm that evening for ornery
Dennis Wheatley, President good fun right here at heme. Look.forward
Debby Hemstock, V. Pres. t? 3:“: Pf: dem°gsuiu°isl alfd fifgrma-
- tion pac ges, an a 00 ac w e on
Girl] 3 :reMMolgiiefiiiillsn‘iizl-f $2515. hand to offer you the art of leather care. A
Thomas C ollin ; portion of the proceeds from the evening
Mary Crone, GSA raised by Scorpius Will be donated to ALS.
Lynn Matlock For more information on the Lyons, their
Virginia Morman upcoming annual yard sale and ongoing
Terry Mullins fundraisers and events, visit their web site at
Dennis Wheatley WWWLEHYONSDRG or via email at lex—
We are currently seeking ingtonlyonsll@yahoo.com, by snail mail at
new board members _ Lexington Lyons L/L Club, Inc. PO Box 121
next meeting Aug 13’ Lexmgton, KY 40588—0121, or by phone. at
7pm at the Pride Center. 8.59 468 6371. See our monthly meeting
times on the Pride Center page in every edi—
tion of this Newsletter.
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Reign 28 of the Imperial Court of 3564 Clays M111 Rd-

‘ Ky in Seniuncfion with Balagdula anhea- , public Support for GLBT Rights
ter an Natas a’s Bistro an C é, is ,
planning a production of The Laramie , The 111LU. Chfircsh 11:5 w‘tiyrshlp Si:—
Project in October. Auditions will be Vice at am eac un ay urlng t e
on July 30 and 31“ in Suite 224 of summer. We are awelconung congrega-
Victorian Square tion that celebrates our GLBT members.

‘ This play uses eight actors who We are located at 3564 Clays Mill Rd. ,
play several roles each, representing ”mt msrde Man-O’War. We are proud
various people in the town of Laramie to sponsor the GSLO News. For infor-
Wyoming a year after the murder of mation “1.859 .223-1448,' , , _
Matthew Shepard. More details av ail— . Ours IS a liberal religious tradltlon
able next month. For more informa- With 1100'“. for many beliefs. 0.1" con-
tion contact Wesley Nelson at gregatlon includes people who identify
emperor28ky@live.com as Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Pagan,

Muslim, Atheist, Agnostic, and Human—
2010 Lexington Pride Festival ist. This makes for diverse and interest—
Planning Committee ing services presenting a Wide variety of
To all who would like to join for plan- beliefs and non-belief. Here are three
_ ning next years planning of 2010 Lexing— semces that are planned for August:
ton’s Pride Festival you can email lex— August 2

, Pride@gmail.com to let them know. "What are the Pagan religions?". We

, The following are the current will be exploring the diversity of Pagan-

, Sub—committee’s: ism, with its similarities and differences

> *Fundraising among its paths and religions. Worship

*Marketing &Publicity Leader: Keven Bye
: *Vendors & Linguistics' August 9
*Entertainment "No-Hellers of Appalachia" --19th

_ *Volunteer’s Century Universalist in Appalachia.

, *Activites Heather Carpenter is leading this ser—

' *Finances vice

This is to work throughout the following August 16
' next 12month’s until the end of the Lex— "Wounded" Wh do we ra for
I ington Pride Festival. We have Chairs for h 31. . h fl: k P, Y
these committees So we need volunteers e mg m t e face 0 r0 enness. Why
to work on these committees So come do we strive for wholeness amidst frag-
. . , . . .
3 onboard for an experience of a lifetime. :3:;?; Elrlflire‘sil 1:311“? 1081:1133:
You are guaranteed to meet some new . l' . f y h Pl f
, and awesome friends. You can also call imp 1:”an 0 da. new t .10 ogy o
' 859—253—3233 for more information, or :lEuIIiniatariZSisl 3:: ivei: aliZi’lfatitll1l'l'tlon to
come by Pride Center at 389 Waller Ave. h b f '
Suite 100 Mom—Fri. 10am-3pm Lex. KY. T ere are a num er 0 groups that
’ Cont. pg. 4
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 Unitarian Universalist Church 0“ the “St ‘0 be ”Milled:
com, from pg,» kathy.cleary@gmail.com
meet regularly at the church. You For more information about
do not have to be a member to attend. UUCL, go to our web site at
Interweave is the LGBTQIA support www.uuc|.org
and social group for eve one. We will '
have a pot luck on All: 23 after the Bluegrass Womens Network
service. Please join us. Hi, Ladies! You are invited to join
The Women's Spirituality group The Bluegrass Women's Network. The
meets one Saturday a month, this BGWN is a social group based in Lex—
month on Saturday 22nd from noon ington open to lesbians from across
until 2 pm. We are using the curricu— Kentucky. We use a Yahoo group web—
lum Cakes for the Queen of Heaven site to announce and coordinate our
that helps us explore spirituality and events. Our goal is to enrich our lives
our feeling about ourselves as women. with great friendships .
Our next meeting is at on Saturday, Send a request t0: thebluegrass-
August 22 at noon. We will meet out— womensnetworkowner@yahoogroups.co
side near the parking lot or in the Allen m. Lynn and Debby will send you the
House. For info contact mary after link to apply for membership. Come
Aug 11 at 859 266—5904 or email mary- join us. We look forward to meeting
crone@insightbb.com. YOU soon!
The Humanist Forum meets the
2nd Wednesday of each month at 7 PRIDE CENTER RECOGNIZES
1"“ Our meetings are open to people The Pride Center would like to rec-
of all beliefs, and those of none. ognize Ginger, Jane, and Terry for the
We discuss a variety of topics re- followingas well:
lated to our mission to explore Human— Ginger wrote the grant that enabled
ist teachings “which counsel us to heed us to establish the Pride Center in its
the guidance of reason and results of present location. She was Chair of the
science, and warn us against idolatries First 2008 Downtown Pride Festival,
of the mind and spirit." Chair of the Finance Sub—committee for
The Sunday Sangha is a discus— the 2009 Lexington Pride Festival, the
sion group that meets on Sundays at first Office Manager for the Pride Center
9:45 am in the Allen House next to the of the Bluegrass, Chair of 2008-2009
church. Topics are presented and dis— GLSO Fundraising committee that has
cussed using the lens of Buddhism in keep the Pride Center open, works on the
an effort to apply its principles to mod— GLSO Newsletter Team, and currently is
ern life. All religious paths are wel— the Secretary of the GLSO. Jane served
come. The topic changes each week, so on 2008 and 2009 Pride Festival Com—
drop—ins are always welcome. mittee’s, in 2008 she was Chair of Volun-
The Art House Movie and Dis- teers, in 2009 was Chair Logistics/
cussion Group provides individuals Vendors and Activities, established and ‘
with an interest in independent cinema maintains the Pride Library, is the Facili-
an opportunity to meet as a group to tator of the Wednesday night Discussion
view films at local venues and discuss Group for eight years, serves as Treasurer
their opinions about them. We often go of GLSO, was Chair of Finance Commit—
to the KY Theater. Email Kathy to get tee, and is our Mistress of Garage Sales.
cont. pg. 1 7
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:_ inclusion. We celebrate the lives of GLBTQQI people.
0 In 2008—2009 We Accommodated
: o The Pride Prom sponsored by the GLSO Gay Straight
g Alliance for Youth,
0 The Night of Noise (following the Day of Silence),
organized by students at Henry Clay High School,
9' . The Tranny Roadshow, organized and sponsored by
‘6 Interweave and the GLSO.
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11; Interweave is our GLBTQ and allies social group. We
:r will meet after the service to share a potluck meal.
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389 Waller Ave.
Office Hours IO to 3 M-F Phone 859 253-3233

InSIght Group donation but you can receive the e—

Friday, August 7 at 7 pm newsletter with a smaller donation or

pot luck and a movie free. Your donations help us maintain

Pride Center, the Pride Center and support all that
happens here.

389 Waller Ave' We do not plan to stop producing

Dana is 100M118 for someone who hard copies but, in time, the format
would be willing to organize another will change. We are always looking for
Insight get— together on the third Friday new people to write for the newsletter.
night of the month. Contact him at If you are interested, email mary-
859 230'2428- crone@insightbb.com.

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Lexin tongFairnessg tablishing the coalition’s structural,
g financial and operational guidelines. A
Last September, liberal and fairness steering c; tteeilwlll consLSt oilpne
groups from across the state gathered at $51“; er rogll sac ggoup’lw 11: ff}?
Center College in Danville for a state- e cap 0 mem ers. OS 0 e
wide Fairness Summit Participants work, though, Wlll be performed by
brainstormed about what had to be the othjfafommluees, enshurmg-an on—
done in order for Kentucky to get a gomg . Ogll e ”1°“? t e active or-
statewide fairness law. They also had ganrzauons. Everyone ls encouraged to
some honest discussions about the rap— get m‘iflvedgvilth a F0 . l ttee oktlvlo
port between the groups. The latter was 911:: t 6 gm ng prmc1p es are n -
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But no one at the summit believed a much has happened 0“?" the years 313d
person should be kicked out of a restau- 110‘ all Of It in the legislature. It W1“
rant, turned down for an apartment or take time. to re—establish trust and re—
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ual orientation or gender identity. No OIWUOPS' No one ever 531d re—
one believed a person should be forced bmldlng bridges was easy.
li ' f ' ' .
She vlfelieveedram 2:): 35:12:13 2;: 1;: Those involved with the Fairness Sum—
discriminated a P . st for sim l bein mit are sincere in their beliefs and ef—
themselves g P Y g forts. All are dedicated to the cause of
' fairness and equality for all. It is a
It was clear it was time to move for— cause greater than any one person or
ward. After all, there was so much work group. The creation of the Fairness
to be done for equality in Kentucky. Coalition represents a renewed com-
But getting started is always the hardest mitment to achieving the basic human
part, especially when overcoming frac— rights we all deserve. We at Lexington
tured relationships must be the first Fairness are excited to stand side—by—
step. side with other LGBTQ groups and
The most important idea to come out of speaking loudly With one v01ce.
the summit may have been the creation Lexington Fairness would like to
of the Fairness Coalition. The newly— thank all the sponsors and attendees
formed association is made up of mem— for the 2nd Annual Fairness Awards!
3:: goggle “filigzfigtx: The Judy Show; and Robbie Baez:
umma shined that ni t. It was a wonder
Wish to participate. It serves is a critical night of food,g fun and fairness. We
first step’in the healing process (not to thank everyone for their support and
be dlfhe? as well as one for fairness are excited for next year. (A member
organizations to effectively commum- of Fairness has written an article,
cate. alon with our editor about the award
A d f b f g
team compose o mem ers rom honoree’s)
cont. pg. 17
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