Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on June 9, 1977 · Page 13
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 13

Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, June 9, 1977
Page 13
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Thurs.. June 9.1977 GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE 13 Our Apologies to Those Subscribers Who Received the June 14, 1977 WOOLCO INSERT in the Tribune on Tuesday, June 7. This was The Tribune's Error -- Not Woolco's! Prices in the Woolco Insert for June 14 Will Be Honored on That Date or With the Presentation of the Ad Copy, If Merchandise Is Available. GREELEY DAILYTRIBUNE Fresh battle lines drawn for fight on gay rights By KENNETH R.CLARK United Press International The election was- over in Miami with homosexuals clearly Hie losers, bul nationwide fresh battle lines in the gay community's fight for equal rights were being drawn in words.of defiance and bitter invective. In Norfolk, Va., about 300gay activists stormed out of a religious crusade in Scope arena Wednesday night as singer Anita Bryant tried to' read a biblical passage damning homosexuals a? sinners. It was Miss Bryant -- the Florida "Sunshine Tree" lady and a devout Baptist -- who led the successful campaign to repeal the Dade County ordinance forbidding housing and employment discrimination against homosexuals. Miss Bryant burst into tears at the protest, while outside 400 homosexuals -- some in drag -shouted such slogans as, "Say No to Bigotry, Stop Anita Bryant," and "Save Our Children, Defend Lesbian Mothers." Across a divided highway, a Virginia Bead) fundamentalist preacher led about 150 counter pickets who taunted the gays with signs bearing slogans such as "Gays Are Godless" and "Sinners not Sickness." As the Miami vote polarized the "gay" and "straight" communities into mutually hostile camps, Miss Bryant's friends and foes waxed verbal. "Anita Bryant is nothing more than one of the devil's angels," said the Rev. Ron Pannell, pastor of New Orleans' predominantly gay Metropolitan Community Church. "Once again I say that nowhere in the Christian Gospel can she justify her actions of hate, because the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the Gospel of Love and that's certainly not her attitude." New Hampshire Gov. Meldrim Thomson saw it otherwise. "We need more courageous citizens like you to carry the fight on major issues on behalf of the great.majority of our citizens," he said in a telegram to Miss Bryant. He said the Florida gay rights repeal "shows Americans are still God-fearing, decent people." In Salt Lake City, a hotel ouTied by the Mormon Church cancelled reservations for a "Human Rights Convention," featuring such prominent homosexuals as Air Force Sgt. Leonard, Matlovich and former professional football player Dave Kopay. Stuart Cross, manager of (He Hotel Utah, said, "The group's advertising of the convention encourages those attending to act contrary to the laws of the state and the prevailing moral standards of the community." In city after city, homosexuals turned out Wednesday night to demonstrate against the Miami referendum. About 3,000 chanting gays marched up New York City's Sixth Avenue from Greenwich Village, carrying signs reading, "Gays of America, United We Stand," and "Closets are for Clothes." In New Orleans, homosexuals vowed to march "in coats and ties" through the city's French Quarter June 18 to protest a zealous use of religion in her concert by Anita Bryant at the anti-gay campaign. "God seems Municipal Auditorium. to get credit whether he wants Homosexuals at a Denver it or not," said one gay rally liepiored Miss Bryant's coalition member. LET'S TALK IT OVER n7//i Ir real estate ! provides mony advantages. Not the least of those is that it represents a "forced I savings program." Most people would like to add to a savings account with regular depositis. They realize that such savings can be important to their future. 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