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When Being Gay Was Not a Liability

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When Being Gay Was Not a Liability

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When Being Gay Was Not a Liability

When Being Gay Was Not a Liability

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Commentator Daniel Pinkwater recalls the election for student council president at his high school in the 1950s, when an openly gay young man ran for the post, and lost — but only because he gave a bad speech.

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