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Washingtonblade.com - Volume 43, Issue 33 - August 17, 2012

Washingtonblade.com - Volume 43, Issue 33 - August 17, 2012

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Washingtonblade.com - Volume 43, Issue 33 - August 17, 2012
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N.J. couple celebratesmilestone decades aftermeeting in rural gay bar
By MICHAEL K. LAVERSmlavers@washblade.com
 VILLAS, N.J.— Vince Grimm had just leftthe U.S. Army Security Agency after a two-year deployment in Korea when he returnedto the Reading, Pa., gay bar scene. A 20-year-old farm boy quickly caught his eye at the BigApple Bar.“We saw each other on and off at the bar,”said Grimm. “He was cute, blonde and kindof flamboyant — just my type.”More than five decades later, Will Kratzpointed out with a hearty chuckle duringan interview at their home that overlooksDelaware Bay a few miles north of NewJersey’s southernmost point that theyconsummated their relationship in the backof a 1957 Cadillac. “There was plenty of room,” added Grimm.Kratz, who joked he was 13 when asked hisage (he turns 73 later this year,) noted thatReading crime boss Abe Minker essentially
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Experts debate impact of running mate choice;Wis. lawmaker has anti-gay record
By CHRIS JOHNSONcjohnson@washblade.com
Presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’sselection of Paul Ryan as his running mate generated amedia frenzy this week with pundits on both sides of the aisledisagreeing over how much the Wisconsin congressmanwill help the ticket.Sean Theriault, who’s gay and a political scientist atthe University of Texas, Austin, said the choice “certainlydoubles down” on the Ryan budget plan, which would zeroout funding for Medicare in favor of a voucher system andwould privatize a portion of Social Security.“While the Ryan pick may help in Michigan, Ohio andWisconsin, it will likely hurt in the ‘old’ states like Iowa,Florida and Pennsylvania,” Theriault said. “In part, thatdynamic has played out these past couple of news cycles
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Rep.
PAUL RYAN
voted against repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ but in favor of a 2007 version of ENDA.
PHOTO BY TONY ALTER; COURTESY OF WIKIMEDIA
Gay ManKilled
Alex Ulrich died and anothergay man remains in a comaafter being shot inBaltimore last week.
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A 51-year love affairHow much does Ryan help Romney?
SenatorBaldwin?
Wisconsin Senate raceis set as Tommy Thompsonwins GOP primary totake on Tammy Baldwin.
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 VINCE GRIMM
and
WILL KRATZ
met inReading, Pa., after Grimm returned from an Armydeployment in Korea.
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