Film Aims to Push Gays Out of Political Closet

Former Arizona Rep. Jim Kolbe -- a moderate Republican who had been mentored by Barry Goldwater -- took a phone call in 1996 that would change his life. Debate on the defense of marriage amendment was in full swing and a reporter from the gay media was ready to "out" Kolbe, who voted in favor of the measure but whose entire political life had been in the closet. "I panicked when it was obvious The Advocate was going ahead with this," Kolbe told Thursday. "Then, there was this...Full Story
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