Minority Groups
California GOP needs the Log Cabin Republicans

To the editor: Congratulations to the Log Cabin Republicans' California chapter for finally being recognized by the state GOP. Still, I wouldn't get too comfortable under that big tent — Republicans being only 28% of the electorate might have a lot to do with the "why?" after all these years of nonacceptance. ("Gay group wins formal recognition from state Republican Party," March 1) When I was a member of the Stonewall Democrats, we got our party to adopt a gay rights plank in 1980. That was 35 years ago, and now that most of the major battles on gay rights are being won, it's nice of the state Republicans to start catching up. I guess the mai...