That was the question Mark S. King said he had to ask himself in the early '80s when friends and loved ones were dying of the "gay plague. On March 15, , King received a call from his friend, a nurse, who had discreetly tested him for the virus — he was positive. It was like a 'Twilight Zone' episode where everyone in town just starts disappearing. Mark S. In fact, activists were urging people not to take it.
Mayor Paul TenHaken won't be attending Sioux Falls Pride this year
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Politicians have a constitutional right to be stupid, but Pete Buttigieg is taking advantage of that right. Pete is wrong about religion, abortion, and homosexuality. I don't want someone with three major failures in the White House. However, that is fallacious, since Christ didn't speak about cannibalism, but I assume, though not sure, that Pete would not defend it.
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They knew what he stood for. Among those patrons are the Gettys, the Pritzkers and the Fishers, whose families made their respective fortunes in oil, hotels and fashion. But they gave while he was a relative unknown, providing crucial support to a political newcomer in the years before his campaign accounts piled high with cash from labor unions, Hollywood honchos, tech billionaires and donors up and down the state.
The push to remove the statue of Palm Springs' first elected mayor, Frank Bogert from the entrance of City Hall, has gotten the attention of another former mayor. Ron Oden, elected in was the first openly gay, black mayor in Palm Springs. Former Mayor of Palm Springs Ron Oden reacting to the surge in interest in the Black Lives Matter movement from people of all color, race and background. The national movement touching down in the desert with protests from one end of the valley to the other last month. Oden, a longtime Professor of Sociology at College of the Desert says his professional success has not spared him from being a target.