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The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Programs Office (LGB) at the Univeraity of Michigan has been busy this month. Ronni Sanio, the new Director, has been working with the staff for office design, structure, function, and visión. The office has changed from a co-coordinator situation to a single director. The staff wishes Jim Toy, the founder of the program, the best of luck in nis new position with Affirmative Action, where he will continue to work with and support the lesbian, gay, and bisexual community at U-M. The Michigan Campaign for Human Dignity (MCHD) continúes its work in attempting to inform both the gay and non-gay communities about an impending ballot initiative. This nitiative, which specifically legalizes discrimination against lesbian, gay, and bisexual people reads: "Neither the State of Michigan, through any of its branches or departments, nor any of its agencies, political subdivisions, municipalities or school districts, shall enact, adopt or enforce any statute, regulation, ordinance or policy whereby homosexual, lesbian or bisexual orientation, conduct, practices or relationships shall constitute or otherwise be the basis of or entitle any person or class of persons to have or claim any minority status, quota preferences, protected status, or claim of discrimination." For further information or to particípate in stopping this ballot initiative, cali MCHD at (810) 399-7974. LGB will have an Art Fair booth once again. Please come by and say helio. We will be with the other non-pr ofit organizations on Liberty west of División. The Art Fair is from Wed., July 20 through SaL, July 23. Volunteers are needed to staff the booth. Please cali our office at 763-41 86 if you are interested. Remember to vote in the primary elections on August 2. Candidates who have requested volunteers for their campaigns are LJz Brater, candidate for State Representative, 930-6566; Alma Wheeler Smith, candidate for State Senate, 662-4406; and Lynn Rivers, candidate for U.S. House of Representa tives, 741-5400. The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival will be from August 9-14. LGB and Coramon Language Bookstore have copies of the brochure. For further information cali (616) 757-4766. You are invited to visit the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Programs Office, room 31 1 6 in the Michigan Union. Office houra for the summer are 8 am to 5 pm, Monday-Friday. The housing board, job board, and information boards are available. You may use them to seek services you need, or post your own available services. Watch for the dedication and grand opening of the James Toy LJbrary at LGB in the early f all. Gay Liberation Front's Purpose is to provide information, counseling, and related social services for people concemed 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, Gay men, and Bisexual people. We work to obtain human and civil rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation. We help organiza groups for Lesbians, Gay men, and Bisexual people and are a link to other community groups. 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 i nc ludes U-M students, staff, faculty and people from the largor communities. We have a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. We're a registered non-profit organization. Qay Liberation Front, co 3118 Michigan Union, 530 S. State, Ann Arbor, Ml 48100-134; 763-4180.


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