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March On Washington For Gay Rights April 25

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April
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1993
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Lef s get in shape for the April 25, 1993 March on Washington for cur rights! For possible last-minute travel arrangements - bus space may be available through Affirmations (313398-7105) or Huron Valley CommunityChurch (31 3-741-1 174). For possible hotel accommodations phone 800-554-2220 or 202-289-2220. For community housing phone 202-6280493 and for travel phone 800-8009009. There are several events leading up to the march. On Wed. April 21 there will be a Candlelight Vigil at the Holocaust Museum. On Fri. April 23 there will be Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Encampment sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Veterans of America. The following events will take place on Sat. April 24: AA and Al-Anon Speakers and Dance; 2nd National Bisexual Conference and Dance; "Fight the Right" Town Meeting; Reception for Lesbian and Gay Union Members; March on Washington Black-Tie Gala; Harvey Milk Memorial Unveiling; NGLTF Fundraiser; and The Wedding-lnterfaith Ceremony of Commüment. On Sun. April 25 will be The March, NAMES Project Quilt Display, and Wreath Laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. A Direct ActionCivil Disobedience will take place on Mon. April 25. Over 650,000 of us marched in 1 987 - let's make it a million th is year! Cali 995-8958 for info. on weekly planning meetings, held on Tuesday evenings. Also remember that ou r work must continue past the march. Right-wing efforts to limit our human and civil liberties are increasing daily. Cali LGMPO at 763-4186 or MOHR at 517-887-2605 to join in an organized response to these initiatives. Michigan must continue to stand forth as a state where communities include us in protective ordinances guaranteeing our civil rights. These or dinances were difficult to obtain and must continue to have the support of the citizens of Michigan. Instead of "Let someone else do it," we need to hear, Til help!" Club Fabulous makes another Grand Appearance on Sal, April 3. Ifs a totally queer underground rave and is alcohol-, smoke-, and chem(ree. Club Fab s happening from 10 pm-2 am at the People Dancing Studio on Third Street at Huron in Ann Arbor. Admission is a $3 donation. ThisisTHE EVENT of the month, so be there...or risk being less than FABULOUS! Gay Liberation Front's Purpose is to provide information, counseling, and related social services tor people concerned about sexual orientation. We maintain a hotline for crisis intervention.peercounselingandreferral. We help provide factual intormation to offset prejudice and misinformation about Lesbians, Gay men, and Bisexual people. We work to obtain human and civil rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation. We help organize groups for Lesbians, Gay men, and Bisexual people and are a link to other community groups. Community Services include: a Hotline for crisis intervention, peer counseling, referral. Educati on: workshops and conferences on concerns of Lesbians, Gay men, and Bisexual people with an emphasis on how people in the "helping professions" and "teaching professions" can work positively with clients, patients, & students who are Lesbians, Gay men, and Bisexual people. 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 orienta tion or because of their presumed "crossgender" characteristics; lobbying for human and civil rights. Gay Liberation Front 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 Front includes U-M students, staff, faculty and people from the larger communities. We have a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. Gay Liberation Front, co 4117 Michigan Union, 530 S. State, Ann Arbor, Ml 48109-1349; 763-4186.

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