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"Recreational activities, cultural events, & news of interest to hard-core feminists & lesbian sympathizers in N.W. Arkansas" 1981-1991
Rights group criticizes agency for referrals of homosexuals' calls. (December 27, 1980). Arkansas Gazette, p. 4.
"Leaders of Arkansas Gay Rights, Inc. most of whose members are homosexual, have criticized Contact, a crisis referral service, because it refers calls either to Hopeline or a mental health center."
House vote on course is refused. (March 5, 1981). Arkansas Gazette, p. 14.
"The House of Representatives declined Wednesday to vote on a resolution objecting to the teaching of a noncredit course in "Understanding Homosexuality" at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock."
Fulbright, on old terrain. (May 1, 1981). Arkansas Gazette, p. 18.
"The University of Arkansas has been under increasing pressure from legislators and sectarian groups because of what they view as excessive tolerance of homosexual students, feminists and risque films."
60 express gay pride at Capital. (June 21, 1982). Arkansas Democrat, p. 18.
"About 60 people wearing lavender armbands symbolizing solidarity for homosexual rights stepped into the sunshine at the state Capital in a rally Sunday celebrating Gay Pride Week."
ACLU director won't resign, hits column. (July 1, 1982). Arkansas Gazette, p. 19.
"In a guest writer column published in Wednesday's Gazette, Coe said Kurjiaka had damaged the ACLU in Arkansas by making a "strident endorsement" of the homosexual lifestyle at a "Gay Pride" rally earlier this month."
Homosexuality bill delayed by sponsor. (February 9, 1983). Arkansas Democrat, p. 17.
"Debate on a House resolution to "stem the tide of homosexuality" began Tuesday, but its sponsor decided not to press for passage until he could do some "homework."
UA student condems bill targeting homosexuality. (February 17, 1983). Arkansas Democrat, p. 46.
"The female co-chairman of the Gay and Lesbian Student Association at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville said Wednesday that a new House resolution decrying homosexual behavior on college campus "says nothing intelligent at all."
Resolution on homosexuality draws objection at hearing. (February 24, 1983). Arkansas Democrat, p. 12.
"A proposed legislative resolution to "to stem the tide of homosexuality" on Arkansas college and university campuses drew objections Wednesday from speakers who said there was no tide to stem."
Existence of gay group at UA is not a moral issue. (March 4, 1983). Arkansas Gazette, p. 17.
"The Gay and Lesbian Student Association on the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas - whose purpose is to educate all people about homosexuality and homosexuals and to be a support group for gay and lesbian students -- has been under statewide attack lately."
Gay group marks resolution's defeat. (June 20, 1983). Arkansas Gazette, p. 7.
"Arkansas Gay Rights marked the beginning of "Gay Pride Week" with a rally Saturday on the state Capital steps to celebrate their "victory" this year in persuading a legislative committee to defeat a resolution..to "stem the tide" of homosexual activities on college campuses."