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Stonewalls Democrats Rally for Scott Wagman, call Rick Baker homophobic



ST. PETERSBURG -- The Pinellas County Stonewall Democrats endorsed mayoral candidate Scott Wagman weeks ago.

Now, the group, with the help of Equality Florida, is working to make sure that recommendation doesn't go to waste.

Here's the e-mail supporters received Sunday:

St. Pete's Next Mayor - LGBT Champion OR Anti-Gay Crusader? In just 2.5 hours, YOU can make a real difference.

The actions we take in the next 10 days will decide if St. Petersburg's anti-gay mayor is replaced by a pro-equality champion or someone with an even more homophobic record than the incumbent.
The fourth largest city in the state will be run by either a successful businessman and LGBT supporter -- Scott Wagman, or an anti-gay former City Council Member -- Bill Foster, who fought hard against sexual-orientation protections in the city's Human Rights Ordinance.

Who gets to decide? You!

Low turnout means every voter we reach could be the margin of victory.

Sign up today for our August 27 virtual phone bank. Select a 2.5 hour phone bank slot, during which you'll make calls from home.

You'll receive a 15-minute training to ensure you have a successful experience.

Click here to sign up:

You can volunteer right from your home, all you need is a phone and a computer with an internet connection. SIGN UP TODAY

Be a part of the August 27 phone bank to urge St. Pete voters to vote for Scott Wagman for mayor. 
Even if you don't live in St. Pete you can and should join this virtual phone bank.
The outcome of this race, in Florida's fourth largest city has broad implication in the state.
Electing a pro-equality champion to replace a homophobic mayor would send the right message at a time when gains in LGBT Equality are being made nationwide.

Rick Boylan
Pinellas Stonewall Democrats

Nadine Smith
Executive Director

Equality Florida

Cristina Silva, Times staff writer

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 12:04pm]


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