CONTACT: KERI NEBLETT
Women's Resource and Action Center
130 North Madison St.
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Sept. 1, 1999
Lesbian Reading Group begins at Women's Center Sept.
IOWA CITY, Iowa A discussion group for lesbians
to have a safe, comfortable environment to discuss various books begins Thursday,
Sept. 9 at the Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) at the University
The "Lesbian Reading Group" focuses on empowering
lesbian women to learn from each other and to provide a sense of community
among group members. "There are so few safe places in town for lesbians to
meet on a regular basis, relax, have coffee and engage in thought provoking
conversation," says Keri Neblett, support group coordinator for the Women's
The six-week group will meet Thursdays at the Women's
Center, across from the Iowa Memorial Union, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Please call
335-1486 for more information or to register.
The Lesbian Reading Group facilitator, Bridget Malone,
has a degree in Latin American literature with an emphasis in women writers.
Malone will provide suggested readings, and group members can also choose
which books to read and discuss.