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August 19, 1991 | JOSH GETLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As he lopes down the streets of Greenwich Village and hands out campaign literature, Tom Duane looks warily to the right and left . . . like a poker player who's just raised his bet in a high-stakes game. Earlier this month, the City Council candidate and gay activist dropped a bombshell, telling 41,000 district voters in a letter: "In one sense, it's nobody's business that I've tested positive for the HIV virus in my blood. But I am a candidate for public office, and I believe in being candid."
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August 19, 1991 | JOSH GETLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As he lopes down the streets of Greenwich Village and hands out campaign literature, Tom Duane looks warily to the right and left . . . like a poker player who's just raised his bet in a high-stakes game. Earlier this month, the City Council candidate and gay activist dropped a bombshell, telling 41,000 district voters in a letter: "In one sense, it's nobody's business that I've tested positive for the HIV virus in my blood. But I am a candidate for public office, and I believe in being candid."
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August 9, 1991 | Associated Press
Both leading candidates for a City Council seat are openly gay and one announced Thursday he has tested positive for the AIDS virus. "In one sense, it's nobody's business that I've tested positive for the presence of the HIV virus in my blood," Tom Duane wrote in a letter mailed to 40,000 households on Manhattan's West Side. "But I am a candidate for public office, and I believe in being candid." Duane is running against Liz Abzug, daughter of former Rep.
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July 18, 1986 | United Press International
Martin Abzug, husband of former congresswoman Bella Abzug, died of an apparent heart attack today at the couple's Greenwich Village apartment. He was 69. Abzug, married to the former congresswoman for more than 40 years, was a stockbroker and novelist. The couple had two daughters, Eve and Liz. Bella Abzug is running for Congress in Westchester County, seeking a return to Washington after a nine-year absence. She moved to White Plains recently.
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September 14, 1991 | From Associated Press
Baltimore's first elected black mayor was nominated in a primary election for a second term, and in New York City the number of minority members on the City Council is expected to double as the result of primary voting. Unofficial returns in Thursday's primary showed that the number of seats held by blacks and Latinos on New York's 51-seat council is likely to increase from nine to at least 18. Many districts had only minority-member candidates.
MAGAZINE
March 28, 1993 | BETTINA BOXALL, Bettina Boxall is a Times staff writer who covers gay and lesbian issues for the Metro section
ON A RAINY SUNDAY LAST DECEMBER, A CROWD OF NEARLY A thousand people gathered around the corner from Frederick's of Hollywood in front of a bland '60s building. They were there to mark its transformation into something that could have barely been imagined three decades ago, a $7-million center for the gay men and lesbians of Greater Los Angeles. Nowhere else in the country is there an institution quite like it--nothing so big, so rich--dedicated to serving the social-service needs of gay people.
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