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SPANISH POLITICIAN COMES OUT
by REX WOCKNER
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Spanish Member of the European Parliament and Madrid mayoral candidate José María Mendiluce came out as gay in the January issue of the Spanish gay magazine Zero.
A member of the Green Party, Mendiluce, 51, said he had been closeted due to 'cowardice' and to protect his career.
'The gay community can count on me to defend our rights together,' he said.
The mayoral election is in May. Paris and Berlin both have openly gay mayors.
— Rex Wockner
This article shared 5399 times since Sat Feb 1, 2003
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