Cleve Jones Skips His Own San Francisco Political Event
|Cleve Jones won't be here in San Francisco to recruit you|
An event cleverly titled "Cleve Jones Comes Out -- For Debra Walker and Rafael Mandelman" was slated for today at City Hall. That won't happen, says Mandelman's campaign manager, Stephanie Ashley, as Jones "wasn't able to get on his plane. He's stuck in Iowa."
The event hasn't been rescheduled, but it's anticipated it'll be held next week. Of course, National Coming Out Day is today, not next week. "It won't be on National Coming Out Day," confirms Ashley. "That's a big bummer."
When in Iowa, by the way, don't fail to do the following:
- Head to Council Bluffs, home to not one but two railroad museums: The Union Pacific museum and the Rails West museum (no idea which is more gay-friendly);
- Commemorate the same-sex partnership that changed America at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Souix City. Was Sacagawea the Yoko of this early American supergroup? Here's the place to find out;
- Having a gay-themed event at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum in West Branch doesn't seem any more unusual than commemorating the presidency of Herbert Hoover, does it?