Issue:  Vol. 48 / No. 11 / 15 March 2018

Dems pick gay-friendly Denver

Democrats announced Thursday, January 11 that they will hold their 2008 Democratic National Convention in the Mile High City.

Gay Democrats quickly hailed the choice of Denver, which recently began promoting its new Denver Arts Museum complex and downtown area to LGBT travelers. They also pledged to use the selection of the host city to bring national media attention to LGBT issues.


— Matthew S. Bajko, January 11, 2007 @ 1:10 pm PST
Filed under: Politics

Camejo, Green Party leader, has cancer

Peter Miguel Camejo, the first California gubernatorial candidate to campaign with a pro-gay marriage stance, has been diagnosed with cancer.

Camejo, 67, who also supports medical marijuana, announced Monday, January 8 that he has lymphoma. A three-time Green Party gubernatorial candidate and Ralph Nader’s vice presidential candidate in 2004, he told the Associated Press that doctors found the cancer after he underwent an MRI last month for a swollen spleen.


— Matthew S. Bajko, January 10, 2007 @ 5:02 pm PST
Filed under: Politics

Site supports Migden mayoral bid

Blog_Image.jpgAs a progressive newspaper and political group tarred and feathered Mayor Gavin Newsom as a “chicken” this week, word spread about the launching of a Web site urging state Senator Carole Migden (D-San Francisco) to run against Newsom for the city’s top job this year.

The site at is laughable in its simplicity and could use a good proofreader. The site has no photos of the senator, perhaps luckily for Migden, considering the doctored photos of Newsom with a beak for a mouth created by the SF Party Party group and the SF Bay Guardian’s front page caricature of a mayoral fowl in its Wednesday edition.


— Matthew S. Bajko, @ 4:54 pm PST
Filed under: Uncategorized

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