The National Organization for Women is planning a rally in Tallahassee to opposed anti-abortion legislation and other anti-woman policies contemplated by the Jeb Bush administration, March 29. For more info call Gainesville Area NOW at 376- 7479 or Campus NOW at 377-9935.
Gay rights events in Tallahassee March 20-22, planned by the Florida Equality network, one of fifty events nationwide. A free conference will be held Saturday and Sunday, a rally is planned Sunday afternoon, and there is a lobby day on Monday. Speakers include Nadine Smith, Urvashi Vaid, and Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank. For more information, call 372-5192
Angela Davis will be speaking in Tampa at the University of South Florida on Tuesday, March 30,8 pm. We hear there's more info at http://ctr.usf.edu/uls/
UF Women's History Month Highlights
March 16: Women's organizations information tables, 11:00 am- 3 pm, Reitz Union Colonnade, University of Florida.
March 17: Margaret Sanger Day: Margaret Sanger was founder of the American Birth Control League; contraceptive information will be provided by health educators and clinicians, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Turlington Plaza; sponsored by UF Health Education Department and Women's Clinic and by Planned Parenthood of North Central Florida.
March 17: Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Ida B. Wells, and Association for Academic Women (AAW) Woman of Achievement Awards Ceremony and Reception, 5 pm., Arredondo Room, Reitz Union.
March 18-19: Women's History Month Film Festival 7 pm-midnight both days at the Reitz Union Auditorium. A series of documentaries and entertaining features on a broad range of women's issues covering five continents. Sponsored by Women's Interest Student Association (WISA) and Reitz Union Program Council News & Views Committee.
March 24: Consciousness-Raising on Rape/Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment, 7 pm, 210 Anderson Hall, sponsored by Campus NOW.
March 25: Forum on Building Bridges Between Black and Latina Women, 7:30, Institute for Black Culture, sponsored by the Institute for'Black Culture and La Casita.
March 27: Second Annual Women of Color Conference: "Adjoining Avenues: Arriving at a United Front": Summit sessions, keynote speaker and cultural luncheon, evening performance. 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Reitz Union.
March 30: Lecture: "Why Susan B. Anthony wrote Mathilda Joslyn Gage out of History" by Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, noted feminist scholar and historian; 3 pm, room 282 Reitz Union, sponsored by WISA. Followed by a performance: "Elizabeth Cady Stanton on the Religious Right," by Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, 8 p.m., Reitz Union auditorium, sponsored by WISA.
March 31: Keynote speaker Carol Giardina on "Women's Liberation in Gainesville: Its Impact on the University of Florida and the Nation", 8 pm, room 361, Reitz Union, sponsored by Campus NOW, Graduate Student Council and others.
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