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Gore Sets Date to Appear at Gay.com
 
ONLINE:  TUESDAY FEBRUARY 15, 6:09 PM EST (GMT-5).
UPDATED:  SATURDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2:04 AM EST (GMT-5) (below).

Al Gore US Presidential hopeful Vice President Al Gore has announced that he will appear, as previously planned and reported, on gay.com on Friday February 18th at 6:30 PM EST.

In a first for Presidential aspirants - as well as a sitting Vice President - Al Gore will answer questions, address US national issues and offer his opinions online with lesbian and gay American voters.  The event is open to the public and everyone online may attend.

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"Gay.com is proud to host this history-making event with the Vice President of the United States," said Lowell Selvin, CEO of gay.com.  "By engaging the largest gay and lesbian online community in an e-town hall meeting, Vice President Al Gore is demonstrating his sincere desire to understand and address the issues of a concerned and passionate community and his commitment to serving gays and lesbians as he serves all American citizens."

Gay.com announced that other leading presidential contenders have been invited to schedule similar events.  Announcements for those events will be made as candidate schedules are confirmed.


UPDATED:  SATURDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2:04 AM EST (GMT-5).

Gay.com announced that Vice President Al Gore failed to appear on the 18th as scheduled.

In his place was dispatched Personal Liaison to the Community Jeff Trammell who filled in the Vice President's absence.

A series of questions taken from a cross section of members in the Community was submitted by gay.com to which Vice President Gore provided written answers.

In related news, Democrat presidential hopeful Bill Bradley is scheduled to answer listener questions live on GAYBC Radio today at 3:00 PM EST.  The former senator will be the guest on Michael Signorile's live talk show webcast from gaybc.com.  Listeners who wish to ask Senator Bradley a question may do so by calling toll free (from the US) 1-877-429-2269.