Gays Included at South Carolina Democratic Convention
BY GREG HAMBRICK
Six months ago, gay and lesbian Democrats in South Carolina were licking their wounds after losing a battle against amending the state constitution to prohibit gay marriage, with some of those wounds caused by leaders in their own party who refused to oppose the measure, or worse still, openly supported it. Now, the state Democratic Party is doing some fence-mending, setting a goal of including at least three gay and lesbian delegates amongst those heading to the national convention, that ridiculously excited bunch of folks that symbolically selects the party's presidential candidate.
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