An Evening about Harvey Milk at Ramat Shalom

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Join us as we explore the legacy of famed Jewish activist and politician, Harvey Milk.  The 2008 film, “Milk”, will be shown followed by a presentation by Miriam Richter, Director and Counsel to the Harvey Milk Foundation.

David Cox could be Florida’s first openly gay congressman

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Daytona – A Daytona man is making a run to be Florida’s first openly gay congressman.

David Cox, director of resources at Bethun-Cookman University, would represent District 6, which covers St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. He said being gay won’t affect his campaign, but his plans for being a voice for Florida in Washington D.C. will.

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Gay Maine congressman: coming out was good, ready to get back to work

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Portland, Maine (AP) – When the intensely private Rep. Mike Michaud laid bare his private life and announced he’s gay, one openly gay congressman joked that the Maine Democrat had never registered on his “gaydar.”

As he prepares to return to Capitol Hill this week as the seventh openly gay member of the U.S. House, Michaud said the decision to come out last week was a positive experience that drew support from fellow congressmen and hundreds of constituents, even if it was political nastiness that prompted his announcement.

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