A headline in the July 3, 1981 issue of The New York Times read “Rare cancer seen in 41 homosexuals.” An advertisement for Independence Savings Bank featured a cut-out with the lyrics of “The Star Spangled Banner” to the story’s right.
Jane Castor, former Tampa police chief, won that city’s mayoral race by a landslide becoming the first out person elected mayor of a top 100 city in the Southeast.
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