I never thought it was a possibility until I saw the tabloid cover pictured to the right. We all know he took down more women than the math portion of the SAT Kidding! Stereotypes hurt! That being said, a book called Jack and Lem dug deep into his lifelong friendship with a gay man named Lem Billings… and at least threw some iffiness into the mix.
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Polish President Andrzej Duda has called the promotion of LGBT rights an "ideology" more destructive than communism, in a campaign speech. He said his parents' generation had struggled against communist ideology for 40 years and "they didn't fight for this so that a new ideology would appear that is even more destructive". PiS won a majority in parliament with a conservative-nationalist agenda strong on Catholic values, including support for traditional families and opposition to gay marriage. Speaking to supporters in Brzeg, southwestern Poland, Mr Duda said "parents are responsible for the sexual education of their children," and "it is not possible for any institutions to interfere in the way parents raise their children". On 10 June he signed a "Family Charter" of election proposals, including pledges to prevent gay couples from marrying or adopting children and to ban teaching about LGBT issues in schools. Putting LGBT rights activism in the same category as communism can be seen as inflammatory in Poland, where the anti-communist Solidarity movement led the struggle for democracy in the s.
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This story was published in partnership with The 19th, a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom reporting on gender, politics and policy. The taunts came day after day as he walked to and from school. His mother, fearing for her son, put him in a new school. From the time he was little, he loved Barbies and Disney princesses. In kindergarten, he chose dresses when playing dress-up.
However, all 50 states have elected openly LGBT people to political office in some capacity, and 48 states have elected openly LGBT people to one or both houses of the state legislature. Grenell's position was temporary, and never put forward for Senate confirmation. As of the elections, the legislatures of 48 states have had at least one openly LGBT member; the first out person to serve in each of those states is listed here.