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San Diego On Line: Proposition 102 – Good or Bad Medicine?

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Note: Hiss on audio, levels vary widely as recorded. All abnormalities on original tape.

Description: Material from the campaign against an ultimately unsuccessful 1988 statewide proposition in California (Proposition 102) that would have further criminalized HIV/AIDS, removed confidentiality in testing, and mandated that the status of persons with HIV/AIDS be reported to local health officials.

Date: 1988-10-20

Todd Stevens Interview

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Description: Recorded as part of the Lambda Archives of San Diego’s 20th anniversary.

Additional Description: Todd F. Stevens became the first openly gay president of the 110-year-old San Diego County Bar Association in 1999, the year he was named Gay Pride Man of the Year. Stevens is a lawyer with Keeney Waite & Stevens and a regular contributor of pro bono legal services for people with HIV/AIDS, for which the California State Bar Association recognized him in 1993. Stevens serves as legal counsel for the Human Dignity Foundation and has served on the boards of the American Civil Liberties Union, the Mayor of San Diego’s LGBT Advisory Board and the San Diego County Bar Foundation. His domestic partner of 16 years is San Diego Superior Court Judge David Rubin.

Date: 2007-12-01

Julia Legaspi Interview

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Description: Recorded as part of the Lambda Archives of San Diego’s 20th anniversary.

Additional Description: “City Commissioner Julia Ashley Legaspi is one of our community’s most respected and loved personalities and activists,” wrote Nicole Murray-Ramirez in a 2004 Gay & Lesbian Times column. She is a member of the Asian Pacific Islander community, a member of St. Joseph Catholic Cathedral, past member of the executive Lions Club, co-founder of APICAP, member of the Filipino American Association of North County, past member of the board of directors of The Center, Empress XX of San Diego, chair of the annual community Toys for Kids Holiday Drive, a Democrat, executive board member of the Imperial Court and a member of GLBT Vote 2004. Julia Legaspi is also only the second transgender person to be appointed a city commissioner in the entire United States.

Date: 2007-11-24

Bridget Wilson Interview

Audio: https://archive.org/details/casdla_000050

Description: Bridget Wilson is a San Diego attorney who was involved in many military discrimination cases before and after Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was implemented. She was a member of the Army Reserve from 1977-1980, after which she trained as a nurse and then entered the legal field. She started her own legal firm in 1997, specializing in military cases, civil litigation, business, employment, and personal injury. This interview by Peter Brown focuses on her experience in the Army Reserve and basic training.

Date: 1979