by Mark Gabrish Conlan/Zenger's Newsmagazine
Tuesday, Nov. 06, 2001 at 2:34 PM email@example.com (619) 688-1886 P.O. Box 50134, San Diego, CA 92165
Herb Wesson, L.A.-area Assemblymember and designated next-in-line for Speaker, keynoted the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club’s annual Freedom Banquet November 5 and provided its emotional highlight. Wesson’s account of his own childhood experiences as both a victim of anti-African-American discrimination and a perpetrator of discrimination against Queers, from which he learned to see both kinds of prejudice as equally wrong, moved the Democratic Club audience.