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Michaud Announcement Makes National Waves
11/04/2013   Reported By: Tom Porter

Maine Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud's announcement that he is gay is getting national attention. For that perspective, we turn to Matthew Breen, editor in chief of The Advocate, a national news magazine focusing on gay and lesbian issues. Maine Things Considered host Tom Porter spoke to Breen from Los Angeles, where the publication is based. Breen describes Michaud's announcement as a "fantastic revelation."

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Matthew Breen, the editor in chief of The Advocate, talks with Tom Porter from Los Angeles. Breen points out that more than two-thirds of the 180 candidates endorsed by the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund in political campaigns last year were successful.


 

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