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New Gainesville mayor says sexuality a non-issue

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When Craig Lowe was running for class president in eighth grade at his suburban Atlanta school, someone posted a sign in the hallway declaring, “No to homo Lowe.” It was eerily similar to the sign declaring “No homo Mayor” that a northwest Gainesville church posted in March, weeks before Lowe was on the ballot in the mayoral runoff — one reason the contest got national attention. After winning the election, Lowe talked to Details magazine about the harsh realities faced…

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Florida Together launches political arm, expands staff and board read to fight for LGBT equality

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Florida Together today announced an expansion of its staff and board of directors as it readies for the 2010 fall elections and the 2011 legislative session. Florida Together has hired Michael Kenny as its new executive director and has contracted with Ted Howard to provide services as program director.  Florida Together is also proud to announce the continuing expansion of its board of directors.  The board of the political and lobbying arm of the organization now includes Joseph Falk, Dianne…

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Disgusting! Fliers circulate mocking Gainesville mayoral candidate’s sexuality

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Mayoral candidate Craig Lowe issued a statement today decrying “hoax” fliers that have reportedly been circulated around town asking would-be voters to “Support The Gay Agenda” ahead of Tuesday’s election. Lowe’s campaign sent reporters an image of the flier in question as well as an image of a more directly anti-Lowe flier that I reported on earlier this month. Craig Lowe said that a flier, above, circulating around town that touts his “gay agenda” is a hoax and was not…

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Disgusting! Fliers circulate mocking Gainesville mayoral candidate’s sexuality

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Mayoral candidate Craig Lowe issued a statement today decrying “hoax” fliers that have reportedly been circulated around town asking would-be voters to “Support The Gay Agenda” ahead of Tuesday’s election. Lowe’s campaign sent reporters an image of the flier in question as well as an image of a more directly anti-Lowe flier that I reported on earlier this month. Craig Lowe said that a flier, circulating around town that touts his “gay agenda” is a hoax and was not released…

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