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Please take special note of the Rally, March & Dance scheduled to celébrate National Coming Out Day, Friday October 1 1 (see Calendar). These events are organized n the context of Pride-Awareness-Commitment Week, sponsored by the Lesbian-Gay Male Programs Office. For information on other PAC Week events, cali 763-4186. Come out and help us celébrate! The LGMPO has an entirely new look! Join us on Friday October 1 8 from 4 to 7 pm at our Open House to show off our newly-redecorated and refurnished space. Bring a friend. Light refreshments will be served. The Sexual Assault Prevention & Awareness Center and the Lesbian Programs Office are planning a Workshop for Lesbian Survivors & Partners of Survivors of Sexual Assault. The Workshop is scheduled for October 29 during Sexual Assault Awareness Week, October 21-25. Cali 763-4186 for information. Note the Lesbian Health Series beginning October 7 (see Calendar). The October 21 topic is "Menopause," with Dr. Sandra Colé, Certified Sexologist and Educator in Human Sexuality from the U-M Medical School and Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. The October 28 topic is "Choosing a Physician," with Dr. Mindy Smith, a general practititoner from Chelsea Family Services. The National Association of Black & White Men Together has issued a manual to help us explore issues and concerns about racism. The manual contains workshop outlines, resource materials, essays, and bibliographies. "Resisting Racism: An Action Guide," edited by Gerald Mallon, may be purchased for $ 19.95 (check or money order) from NABWMT Publteations, P. O. Box 408641 , Chicago, IL 60640. Be sure to check for its availability at Common Language Bookstore. The President of Kent State University has asked the Pentagon to review its policy of banning lesbians and gay men from the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). U-M President James Duderstadt should make a similar request; urge him to do sol Address him at 2068 Fleming Administration Bldg., U-M, Ann Arbor, MI 49109-1340, telephone 763-2110. Gay Liberation Front's purpose is to provide Information, counseling, and related social services for people concerned about sexual orientation. We maintain a hotline for crisis intervention, peer counseling and referral. We help provide tactual information to offset prejudice and misinformation about lesbians and gay men. We work to obtain human and civil rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation. We help lesbian and gay men's groups organizo, and we are a link to other community groups. Community Services include: a Hotline for crisis intervention, peer counseling, referral. Education: workshops and conferences on lesbian and gay male concerns, with an emphasis on how people in the "helping professions" and "teaching professions" can work positively with lesbian and gay male clients, patients, & students. Speakers Bureau: phone for information. Human & Civil Rights: information and referral to help people who are being discriminated against because of their actual or presumed sexual orientation or because of their presumed "cross-gender" characteristics; lobbying for human and civil rights. Community Organizatlon and Ualson: information and assistance in organizing groups, setting goals, addressing conflict, linking with other groups and resources . Gay Liberation Meetings vary according to purpose; we do most of our work in subcommittees (counseling, groupwork, education, civil rights). Cali for time and place. Gay Liberation includes UM students, sta ff , faculty and people from the larger community. We have a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. We're a registered nonprofit organization . Gay Liberation, co 4117 Michigan Union, Ann Arbor, Ml 48109; 763-4186.


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