TITLE

Clearing the FOGG: ELECTION DAY

AUTHOR(S)
Meleca-Voigt, Jo
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Empty Closet;Dec2008/Jan2009, Issue 419, p3C
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the significance of the election of Barack Obama as the first African American president in the U.S. to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. It notes that the victory of Obama as well as David Paterson as governor and Malcolm Smith as senator in New York fulfills the dream of doctor Martin Luther King Jr. that people will not be judged by their race. It stresses the importance of effort within the LGBT community to be able to follow the example of the African American community towards acceptance.
ACCESSION #
36173795

 

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