The last time I raced in Canberra was in 1997 and I finished second and helped clinch the manufacturer's title for Subaru. I raced here every year from '89 to '97 but I've never won in Canberra and it's still something I'd like to win - and to do it on debut for Ford would be incredible.
"Michael E. Guest" was an openly gay diplomat/U.S. Ambassador to Romania during the George W. Bush/Bush Presidency.[http://www.nndb.com/people/249/000126868/ Michael E. Guest] Guest was sworn in by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell on September 18, 2001 and took up his duties on September 24, 2001.
His life partner Alex Nevarez was acknowledged by Powell at the swearing-in ceremony in the State Department Diplomatic Reception Room. LGBT rights groups viewed Guest's appointment, and Powell's remarks, as historic and indicative of greater recognition of gay State Department employees and Same-sex relationship/same-sex partners. Social conservatism/Socially conservative groups expressed opposition to Guest's appointment and to Powell's gesture.[http://www.cultureandfamily.org/articledisplay.asp?id=217&department=CFI&categoryid=cfreport Concerned Women for America - Powell Acknowledges Homosexual Partner of Ambassador, Post Says]More Michael Guest on Wikipedia.