Women in politics

January 1997
Lesbian News;Jan97, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p16
Presents captions of lesbians in the political arena. Women include San Diego City Councilmember Christine Kehoe and Human Rights Campaign executive director Elizabeth Birch.


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