xt7rjd4pp274 https://exploreuk.uky.edu/dips/xt7rjd4pp274/data/mets.xml Lexington, KY Pride Community Services Organization 200111 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, November 2001 text GLSO News, November 2001 2001 2019 true xt7rjd4pp274 section xt7rjd4pp274 as GAYand 711?‘ S
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Mary Lou Wallner will be the WUKY (FM 91.3) will presents
keynote speaker at the “revival“ of noted gay author/comedian David .0" December 15?“ the
PFLAG chapter in Lexington. This Sedans on Wed.. Nov. 14 at 7:30 Lam?“ ”en's Chm.“ 7"" aim" 3
initial meeting will be on Thursday. pm at the Kentucky Theatre in ”"9 “We “93'“ °f ”"9““; “"u‘ a .
November 8, at 7 pm. at Chapel downtown Lexington. Sedans has real We DIVA—Ann Hampton
Hill Presbyterian Church, 3534 been a regular contributor to 0allaway. Save the date. get your
Tates Creek Road in Lexington. National Public Radio's Morning tickets early and prepare fora night
PFLAG is a national organiza— Edition, and to Public Radio of fabulous entertalnment at the
tion that supports family and friends lnternational‘s This Ameriwn Life. Opera House m downtown
of gay. lesbian. bisexual. and trans- Sedans made his comic debut Lexmgton. .
gender individuals. A local chapter recounting his strangebuHrue An" “amp“? Gal'away '5. °"e
was active in the early 1990.5 and experiences of being a Macy's elf of the most- wrdely acclalmed
is now being revitalized. The clad in green tights. reatfrng his slngerlsongwrrters worklng m
PFLAG mission states: “We Santa Land Diaries 0“ Morning pop frazz- today: She most recently
believe homophobia, not homosex- Edition. Sedan's‘ sardonic humor starred 'n the im Broadway musical
uality. threatens our families and and incisive social critique have 'fiSwrng." reoetvrng a Tony nomlna-
society. Through support, educa— sinoe made him one of NPR's most tlon .for “Best Featured Actress m
tion.and a dvorncy PFLAG acts to popular and humorous commenta— Muswal" and won the 2000 Theater
create a society that is health and tors. World Award for "Outstanding
respedul to human diversity: David Sedans is the author of Bmafdway Pew“ ,She has
At this first meeting, Mrs. the best sellers Barrel Fever and received national attention for her
Wallner will share herrstruggle to Naked. David and his SiSief. Amy song "The Nanny Named Fran"
come to terms with the suicide of Sedans, have collaborated under whlch she wrote and performed for
. her lesbian daughter Anna, in the name The Talent Family and the CBS comedy M The Nanny.
February l997. Mary Lou Wallner written several plays Whid‘ have ...oontinuedonpageZ
was trapped by herownjudgmental been produced in New Y0“ CiiY- i ~' : ' 3.‘ -V " '
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in her grief, she was willing to con- Pretty One Day. A film version is _ j: " ’ ' . " , '
front the spiritual impliwtions of her currently being made by director f V 3.17 i
refusal to ampt Anna's homosex- Wayne Wang. '1 ,i ' I 7 '
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SW WWII organizations and leaders. LMC M" perform live selec-
The video can be purchased tions with Ms. Callaway including
33mm 3, wwwfimpowefingmemflymm 'anter Wonderland“ and “Have
for $29.95 and comes with a study Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."
[Milan guide. Mary Lou's website is 1-00“ f“ ““03 traditional holiday
Mary Crone John Ridner htthlempoweringdiversitycom/an selections as well as a 50'0 set by
na. (GLSO will purchase a copy of Ms. Callaway. .
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Charley Slusher. Treasurer Questions about PFLAG can be Council Community Arts
Gi Moore. Secretary . .
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E7 ‘ Grand Ballroom. drag divas depicting some of the most beloved and intriguing women of the 20m
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ii celebrated poets writing in the on sale at a launch party to be held at The Bar Complex, 121 East Main Street
United States today. An author and in Lexington on Wednesday November 28th.

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% - among other awards. Giovanni i5 Holiday, Chanda Lier as Gloria Swanson and Eden Towers as Veronica Lake.
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E; the help of the University of Gilded Cage Showroom in April 2002 as part ofthe Roots On Tour Festival.

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Saints Day worship sewice Sunday evenings at 6:00 pm. given. received. and extended

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our loved ones who have gone informatlon, call (859) WItness of lesblan, gay. blsexual,

on to be with God. It is our LEX-FMCC. and transgender persons wrthln the
tradition that the roll of names INTE RITY EP'SWPal' Chum" and the
is read on this Sunday. a . community.
This year, in light of the assaying» 03:3“ assesses The group '5 meets on the second
devastation and tragedies in 354"“ Sunday (Nov. 11' Dec. 9) at 4 pm.
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us the opportunity to come » -:' elther the Rev. Davrd Boyd or the

together as one family and tr- Rev. Sandy Stone at 277-7511, or
search for answers to why Integrity, a nationwide group emallMLegmm.

these things have happened. supporting gay, lesbian, bisexual, ' I ' '
just what do we do with our and transgender people in the qnsmu K "S lqns
anger and hurt, and Why are Episcopal church, is forming a i,
we the target of such hatred? chapter in Lexington. The .-;-t=*3’"“’7'~‘2.}-

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answers we're looking for. meeting last year at St. Michael's 3f,§\\. 5/}:
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find peace and comfort. interested-from any church in the There's a new group starting in

Sunday, November 11, marks area or those not members of Lexington for GLBT Christians who
the Veteran's Day a church. An important purpose desire a more upbeat form 01‘
remembrance. it is a ofthe group is mutual support. worship. This group is proof that gay .
celebration Of all who have for instance. we are discussing and lesbian Charismatic Christians
served in the military and who what nourishes us spiritually. We do exist! Eventually we hope to start
serve today. also provide education and anew church.

Sunday, November 25. is Pot outreach within the Episcopal Come be a part of this exciting
Luck Sunday. Come join in the church in the Lexington Diocese. journey. Everyone is welcome to
fun as we bring in our At a recent meeting, the group come and bring a friend. Great bible
Thanksgiving leftovers. Just approved the following mission study, worship, music and excellent
how much turkey can one statement for the chapter serves discussions. For more information
person eat? All are invited. to reach out and welcome all who please call 264-7006 or e—mail me at

Sunday morning worship shareavision of inclusiveness. CWBM121893@aol.com. Ask for
begins at 10:30 am. at Faith we are commanded by God to Beverly.


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3% new Office Manager for GLSO and the People are coming In just to talk it is not unusual
{it Pride Center. I'd like to tatk to you for 2‘5 people t° 5“ 'n the foyer. have a cup of coffee
. . ' . about some of the things I have seen. or a Coke and discuss topics important to them. Each
and how the Center has grown since it opened in June one comes in ‘0‘ their own reasons and makes “6‘”
of this year. friends in the process. Sometimes they exchange num-
The pride Center is visited everyday by from one bets or make arrangements to meet at another time. At
to five people. They come in for many different rea- the very least they have found someone ‘0 talk “’-
sons. all important to their wellbeing. Teenager Paul' The Pnde Center Library ‘5 popular. probably
brought his mother and younger brother to show his because it has b°°ks that cannot be found at any
Mom that the Center was a good place for him to bookstore around here. WM” donated as many
spendhistime.l~lisMomcheckedoutabooltabout non-fictionasfiction.lthasgrownfrom200booksin
having a gay teenage son. Carter. a local business June when we opened. to now almost a thousand.
man that had just moved into the area. wanted to look They are coming '" {3519' ”‘3" we ‘2" ”Poe“ them.
at the "bran, and ask about events that are happening And we are aching for more bookcases. It is not unusu-
during the month. He got a subscription to the GLSO alto have 30-50 books out at a time. Our video. audio
News and a copy of the Pink Pages. He was delighted and CD ”"9050“ is W09 ._100. The community has
to know there were things happening in the gay m been very generous ln donating all materials and the
munity in addition tothe barscene. volunteers have done a wonderful job of getting it
The most poignant vlsitors are the ones that come together. _ .
in, make a quick circle ofthe room. cannot be engaged Groups from our community, Falmess. the
in conversation, and have difficulty making eye con- lmperial Court. the Men's Chorus. Sistah's in the Life.
tact. For some WI it is very frightening even to C.O.LT.S.. the Discussion Group andthe Gay Straight
enter the Center. I have to give them credit for just try- Alliance. all find a home in the Center. They have been
ing. I hope they will come back when it is less scary for most generous in their financial and moral support of
them. the Center. We, in turn. want them to feel welcome and
Calls have increased from a few 8 month to 1245 that the Center is trying to meet their needs. There are
a day; a man wanting to know the name of a gay male nearly 30 different meetings a month at the Center and
therapist. a lesbian couple needing legal counseling. a thengroups are very accommodating about shanng the
public library wanting copies of the GLSO News. There fad“ “he" "909358” _
are calls about the Discussion Group and Movie I hope that you feel that all these uses of the Pride
Nights. and from transgender persons inquiring about Center are worthwhile. I do. lf the Center can help
how to begin the long hormone and therapy process. make even one W'SW morelollml 0’ less dif-
They are all referred to the appropriate source and ficult, then “ '3 important “deed- ihe Center needs
given support and encouragement. At least once a day. your financial and volunteer help. 6‘“ me a c?”
people just call. listen to my greeting and hang up. *Names have been changed 1° mote“ pnvaq.
The Center is being used more and more by the '13:; "E;- M 91:50 & W Cent e
general publlc. The UK Anthropology Department is ._ 3.51.2 . Activities are open to
sending students to one of our events to learn about £2.53; everyone thfiout re at,”
dlversity. Recently. a graduate social work class. made ‘ .2 to race, ethnicity, afilfity,
up of mainly straight students. came to the Center to 5-:ij r2375 gender, sexuaf preference,
hear a presentation by classmates conoeming our ' gender ufizntlty/presenta-
community and issues in working with GLBT clients. “0% age, 07’ CQ-SS- (3/115. "be" are
For some. it was the first time they would have the we ome at [esfium movws, etc.)
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our library for books. videos and The Hunger, made their “blood run cold") Join us at the
m. Davina mm Wm be me volunteer staffing Pride Center on Friday. NOV. 9 at 7 pm. for a fresh arid
the centerthose momlngs. funny comedy featuring a group of women Whose lives
and loves intertwine against the backdrop of a Los Angeles
WRITING mgr/cg FOR mm”; lesbian bar.‘ (wolfevideo.com). We will also be showing
Davina is also mailing a writing group the the behind-the-soenes documentary The Making of Bar .
secondSaturdayofeachmonth. lfyou'reinterest- Gids. Comeoultorsomemn,bringafriendandasnack
ed. meet at 10 3.01. NOV. 10m for ‘M‘li' ing Practice to share. For iNfO call the Pride Center at 253-3233.
(from Natalie Goldberg's Writing Down the Bones). ,
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aw“: maomlgpmfi;: Join us on the 3rd Tuesday Nov 20th for In and Out.
. . . . . Welcome to Greenleaf. a picture postcard Indiana town
to share wrth others. This rs a fun actrvrty and you . , , .
really do not have to consider yourself a writer to where the “'9? School rs the focus 0f attention and alter-
have a good time with this. nabve lrfestyle means you bowl on alternate Tuesdays.
But on the nights of the Oscars telecast the lown'sand the
world's-center of attention is Howard Brackett. A fonner
PRIDE CENTER ICHEDULE student who's now a superstar actor tells an audience of
Discussion Group Every Wed 7 .8:30 millions that Howard is gay. Poor Howard. he's outted and
Classic Movie Night Second Sunday he didn't even know he was in! With cleaver dialogue. antic
Men’s Night Out Third Tuesday situations and a steller cost. In and out is out and out fun.
Lesbian Movie Night Second Friday Come join the fun and bring a snack to share.
3 *t/ Relationship Group Classic Movie Matinee presents:
9 t _ . On Sunday November 18th at 3:00pm. we Will be
g V {:32 Relationship Problems showing Breakfast at Tiffany's starring Audrey Hepburn
{39m Y°° WW"? 0° Y0” and George Peppard. Based on Truman Capote's novel.
M issues get hooked as YO“ this is the story of a young. jet-setting woman in New York
become close t° someone? Well if W“ are over City who meets a young man when he moves into her
13. we have a 50990“ 9'0"!) *0 help- This 9r°UP ‘8 apartment building. He is being kept by a wealthy. older
099" t° single people as well as couples. We Wi" woman, but wants to be a writer. She is working as a high-
continue to meet 0" Sunday afternoons. N0“ 4 priced escort and searching for a rich. older man to marry.
and 11 at the Pride Center from 2:30-4:30 pm. The opening scene has her window-shopping at Tmyvs
Two graduate students from the University Of at six in the morning. alter being up all night on a date.
Kentucky are running the 9MP as part °f a class This eternally popular romantic comedy has a bitter-
requirement. If you have any questions or con- sweet flavour. perfectly captured by the yearning mood of
cems, contact Marilee at 323-7118 or email Moon River. the Oscar-winning song written for Audrey
wooogaa@hotmail.com. Hepburn. The strains of Henry ...continued on page 14

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