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Sheila Kuehl seeks a legislative encore with L.A. supervisor bid
Sheila Kuehl seeks a legislative encore with L.A. supervisor bid

It was 1959 when Sheila Kuehl, an 18-year-old UCLA student, first fell in love with a woman. For a year, Kuehl stashed daily letters from her in a dresser drawer at her Westwood sorority house. One day, Kuehl walked into the sorority den and was stunned to find about 10 members confronting her over the contents of the letters, now spread across a table. They told her to surrender her pin and kicked her out of the sorority. "I couldn't tell my parents, because I would have had to tell them why," said Kuehl, then living at her family's Crenshaw apartment. "So I pretended every Monday night to be driving to the sorority for Monday night meetings, and I would sit...

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