Tag: George H.W. Bush

A preliminary assessment of Bush 41’s legacy on LGBT issues and HIV/AIDS

George H.W. Bush came into office on Jan. 20, 1989 promising a “kinder, gentler nation.” That was wonderful news to the gay community that had been ravaged by AIDS. During the previous eight years the country had been led by a president who had uttered the word AIDS for the first time just a little more than a year before.

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Public Policy Polling: Perry particularly unpopular

If a Public Policy Polling poll is correct, Rick Perry may be in his last term in office. According to PPP, only 29 percent of Texas voters think Perry should run for governor again in 2014 and fewer still — just 19 percent —...

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LGBT archives grow with artifacts and pics

Archives gives glimpse into the history and development of Dallas’ vibrant LGBT community DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com MOMMIE DEAREST | Morgan Fairchild, left, Faye Dunaway, right, present William...

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Bush Commerce Secretary Mosbacher dies

Former Commerce Secretary Robert Mosbacher Rob Mosbacher served as Secretary of Commerce under Pres. George H.W. Bush from 1989 until 1992. He died in Houston Sunday at the age of 82. His daughter Dee is a lesbian who made the...

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