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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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Creech advocates for LGBT rights

Pastor lost his ordination in 1999 for performing same-sex wedding DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com It was in the 1980s that a member of  the Rev. Jimmy Creech’s  church came out to him as gay, it didn’t just...

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