Dispatch 1: Meet Sharon Malheiro, an Obama supporter and the first of five LGBT Iowans whom we are getting to know as we follow them through the Iowa caucus on January 3, 2008, the first step in nominating process on the road to the White House.
The scapegoating of gay people in light of the scandal surrounding disgraced former congressman Mark Foley is nothing new. It is a tactic honed in the dark days of the Cold War during the McCarthy-led “purge of the perverts.”
Bush calls for reauthorizatoin of Ryan White Act and boosted ADAP spending.
When a gay campaign worker for Howard Dean flies with his partner and son from Vermont to Iowa—where caucuses to select a Democratic presidential candidate will meet on Monday—he learns as much from the gay and lesbian Iowans he meets as the Iowans do about Dean’s campaign for president.