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Posted on 22 Feb 2007 at 8:23pm
By Staff Reports

Out At the Library exhibit continues through April 1 at Oak Lawn Library

“Out at the Library,” a traveling exhibit celebrating the 10th anniversary of the founding of the James C. Hormel Gay and Lesbian Center at the San Francisco Library, remains on exhibit at the Oak Lawn Branch of the Dallas Public Library, 4100 Cedar Springs Road, through April 1.

The exhibit includes boots worn by cross-dressing Civil War surgeon Dr. Mary Walker, classic LGBT pulp paperbacks, the 1978 appointment book of assassinated San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk and more.

For information, check online at www.DallasLibrary.org.

Women’s Museum hosts celebration of International Women’s Day

Words of Women present a celebration of International Women’s Day on March 3, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Women’s Museum, An Institute for the Future, 3800 Parry St. in Fair Park.

The event will include the announcement of the winner of the annual Words of Women International Essay contest, presentation of the Woman of the Year award, speakers and audience discussion regarding the status of women. There will be a special presentation by the Dallas Women’s Conference, refreshments and entertainment by The Women’s Chorus of Dallas, Urban Ukes and Echo Theatre.

Positive Voices Coalition to honor longtime supporter with roast

Positive Voices Coalition will host a roast of longtime supporter Miss Rhonda Mae Cox at at its March 8 meeting at Celebration Community Church in Fort Worth, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Cox has raised about $150,000 during the past five years with her Wall of Food fundraiser. She also has been active in raising awareness about HIV.

The church is at 908 Pennsylvania Ave.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 23, 2007

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