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FOR THE HOUSTON VOICE
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Saturday,
April 1 (AP)—Waves of applause
greeted Can dace Gingrich as she
urged gays and lesbians Saturday to
"come out" and combat the resurgent political right led in part by her
half-brother. House Speaker Newt
Ms. Gingrich, a liberal Democrat
and lesbian, increasingly has
spoken out publicly since her brother
became speaker fo Mowing last
November's Republican victories.
"Hopefully, we can help put an end to
anti-gay legislation that just keeps
cropping up and unfortunately has
been cropping up even more recently
since the Republicans took control
of the House," said Ms. Gingrich, 28.
a delivery service shipper and computer technician for Pennsylvania's Department of Education.
Her brother was not left out of criticism as the soft-spoken Ms. Gingrich
addressed the Pathways To Pride conference sponsored by the Miami-
based gay rights public information
group Safeguarding American Values for Everyone, or SAVE.
But she lauded the return to the 1996
federal budget of funding for AIDS
research, as well as money earmarked
for housing indigent AIDS patients.
Funding for both programs had been
removed from the budget proposal
Saying "tolerance at this time for
(lesbians and gays) is not enough,"
Ms. Gingrich called for support of
the Employment Nondiscrimination
Act, awaiting passage in Congress.
"Personally, I've never been a victim. I've not been fired or not hired
because of my sexual orientation," she said. "But I have very close
friends, and there are instances all
over the country where we know people that've been fired, been harassed,
whose lives have been turned upside
down, merely because of who they
The most important first step before
lesbians and gays can start to seek
political change, she said, must be
made by publicly acknowledging
"It's very important for us to remain
visible, to not be tne faceless,
nameless citizens that we've been
allowed to kind of be pushed back into
over the years," Ms. Gingrich said
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arch-homophobe Pat Buchanan
has announced his bid to be the
Republican nominee for President
of the United States. He has also
established a toll-free number
Intended as a fundraising effort,
the phone number also offers an
opportunity for those who
disagree with Buchanan and his
bigotry to register their
opposition, literally, at his
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