Even in the 21st century, self-hatred seems to drive many a tortured soul into the arms of movements that would do them harm. Sites like GayHomophobe. Some closeted bigots get exposed as predators, using the offering of religion or therapy to find prey.
Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key. Army Capt. It also notes, among other things, that the Republican presidential nominee appeared to tell supporters at a North Carolina campaign rally earlier this month that he supports the assassination of Hillary Clinton.
It has been 16 years since the G. Kolbe did not discuss his sexuality; instead he spoke about trade. Four years before that, the president of the San Francisco chapter of the Log Cabin Republicans, Stephan Fong, spoke for just one minute but also did not mention the fact that he was gay.
James Thomas Kolbe born June 28, is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives for Arizona's 5th congressional district— and 8th congressional district— Kolbe was born in Evanston, Illinoisa suburb of Chicagobut when he was five, his family moved to a ranch in rural Santa Cruz County, Arizona. He then moved to Tucson, Arizonawhere he was a business executive.
Can Congress be swayed by one of its alumni? Former Rep. He was…was forced to return to Panama when his visa expired.
Huff, who is openly bisexual, said listening to these political figures helps combat the stigma surrounding his sexual orientation. But the politicians were not always open with their identities. Tony Navarette, D-Phoenix, said he was fearful of running for public office as a gay man, though now he is one of the four members of the legislature's LGBT caucus, which also includes Rep.
Former Rep. Jim Kolbe made both a business and personal argument in his appeal on Monday before the Senate Judiciary Committee to help the partners of gay Americans in the immigration bill. Alfonso had to leave the country for a year during their eight-year relationship because his prior visa ran out.
To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems. Three weeks ago, Representative Jim Kolbe, a Republican from Arizona, voted with the majority to deny Federal recognition to same-sex marriages and absolve states of the obligation to honor such marriages performed in other states.