Jesse Fruhwirth interviews Utah Log Cabin Republicans president Mel Nimer, legislature candidate Daniel Thatcher, (now former) U.S. Sentate candidate Cheryl Eager, legislature candidate Rick Raile and Utah Log Cabin Republican vice president James Humphries at the 2010 Republican Convention.
Humpries provided the following list of Republican candidates for state legislature that he considers "open to discussing GLBT issues."
- Rick Raile, House 25
- Noel Fields House 22
- Richard Barnes House 23
- Jeremy Patterson House 9
- Sinama Meli House 30
- Samuel Fidler Senate 5
- Daniel Thatcher Senate 12
At the convention, he said he would have a list of six candidates that were at least as gay friendly as Lt. Gov. Greg Bell, who sponsored gay-friendly legislation as a Republican state senator. But, only time will tell just how warmly these candidates embrace political priorities of the LGBT community either on the campaign trail, or in office.
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