By David Martosko, U. Political Editor For Dailymail. Hillary Clinton insisted at the top of her voice on Wednesday that she is a heterosexual woman who has 'never even been tempted' to have a lesbian relationship. The former secretary of State and two-time presidential candidate has been haunted for decades by persistent rumors that she is gay. In the meantime, progress has whizzed by the ghosts of gossip past, making LGBT candidates for public office less and less remarkable. But on the Howard Stern radio show, she protested in a half-giggle that 'contrary to what you may hear, I actually like men.
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Hillary Clinton didn't refrain from supporting same-sex marriage for political reasons—before last year, she earnestly believed that marriage equality should be denied to gays and lesbians. The admission is easily the most significant in the interview with the former senator, secretary of State, and presidential candidate, though much of the subsequent media attention has focused on the perception that there was a "heated exchange" where Clinton "lashed out" at her interviewer. In a primary, Clinton could be forced to explain a longtime position that a significant part of that Democratic political coalition now views as suspect or even bigoted. Most famously, the Silicon Valley left forced the ouster of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich for a donation he made to an anti-gay-marriage ballot initiative. That same year, Clinton ran for president while openly opposing gay marriage.
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There are conflicting accounts of his early life. The account he gave in his autobiography, accepted for several years, is that he was a Sherpa born and raised in Tengboche , Khumbu , in northeastern Nepal. He spent his early childhood in Kharta , nearby to the north. Tenzing went to Nepal as a child to work for a Sherpa family in Khumbu.
And after nearly running his first administration aground by coming out for gays to serve openly in the military, Bill appointed openly gay James Hormel as ambassador to Luxembourg in during a congressional recess. She grew up feeling like she had to prove herself doubly to earn the respect of her father and brothers. Neel Lattimore, her press secretary in the White House, once told me that during a gay fund-raiser for her first Senate bid, he and the other attendees laughed it up in true camp fashion as a montage of her bad hairstyles played — and Hillary laughed right along. It was zero threat. Right from the start, it was zero threat.