He earned his degree in nursing from the University of Washington and volunteered at The Seattle Counseling Services for Sexual Minorities , the first gay-run counseling service in the USA, while being politically active in Seattle during those early days of the Gay Liberation Movement of the s. Campbell left Seattle for San Francisco in , taking a job in a hospital near The Castro and immersing himself in the political and social life of a neighborhood that was the center for the LGBTQ community. By , he had enrolled in a training program at University of California, San Francisco, to become an adult health nurse practitioner, with a view to focusing on healthcare in the LGBTQ community. Starting with a case of shingles in February , Campbell suffered from a series of unusual illnesses, including Leukopenia later that summer. KS was a rare cancer that usually was seen in elderly Jewish men.
Some forums can only be seen by registered members. Originally Posted by pknopp. I think as soon as we and people quit separating or describing people based upon their sexuality the better off we will be. Originally Posted by saltine. Like anybody else.. There should be no "if you're this or that you belong to this or that party" crap.
Garcia will lead a Latino working group, one of several such groups aimed at a greater diversity in gay religious activism — an arena that convention co-organizer the Rev. In recent years, gay activists have won some major battles within several traditionally white, middle-class denominations. Both the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Episcopal Church now allow openly gay clergy, and several other Protestant denominations have been moving in that direction. Those denominations are far from completely white.
She said the decision not to file a brief was based on the absence of any connection to federal interests. We determined that we would not participate for those reasons. There is, however, political significance in the case. At issue is a ballot initiative in Colorado, Amendment 2, approved by voters on Nov. The amendment overrode the power of the state and municipalities such as Denver, Boulder and Aspen to enforce anti-discrimination ordinances on behalf of gays.