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Pope Francis Once Supported Civil Unions, But Only As the ‘Lesser of Two Evils’

When it was announced that as pope, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio would be taking the name Francis, after the reformer Francis of Assisi, many briefly got their hopes up before being informed that while he might address corruption in the Vatican, Pope Francis probably won't be reversing any of the church's controversial positions on social issues.

New York Magazine
March 20, 2013

COLUMN: From Harvey Milk to 58 percent

In a powerful 1978 speech celebrating the defeat of California’s Proposition 6, banning gays from teaching in the public schools, Harvey Milk, the openly gay member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, urged other gay men and lesbians to come out.

The Washington Post
March 19, 2013


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