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CONTACT: COURTNEY REED JENKINS
Women's Resource and Action Center
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-1486
e-mail:courtney-jenkins@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

'Coming Out' support group to begin meeting Feb. 10

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- "Coming Out," an eight-week discussion group that begins Tuesday, Feb. 10, will explore the joys and concerns surrounding the process of coming out as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. The support group is sponsored by the Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) at the University of Iowa.

"Coming out is a life-long process," says Courtney Reed Jenkins, support group coordinator at the Women's Center. "So, this group places an emphasis on individual integrity without pressure to come out at all. The group gives members the freedom to define themselves, their sexuality, and their spirituality in a community that will maintain all confidentialities."

For more information, or to register, call (319) 335-1486.

2/2/98