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The Brutal Outing Of A Glendale City Councilman Leads To The Brutal Outing Of His Archenemy

Mike Mohill (pictured left), a city councilman in Glendale, California, has been battling in recent weeks with colleague John Drayman (right) — who found it necessary to tell everyone that back in the 1980s that Mohill was arrested on lewd sex charges. Something about playing dirt before the heated election coming up on April 5? So last night, Mohill turned the tables on his city council nemesis, and went public with his sexuality. And his sex crimes. Oh, and Drayman’s rumored sexuality, too.

Though Mohill has been married since 1977, he told the council he is gay, and two of his decades-old crimes amounted to cruising for gay sex in public. (He pleaded no contest and served probation and paid a fine both times, but didn’t serve time.) He was also arrested for trespassing. But don’t expect him to get a divorce anytime soon: Mohill says his wife, who took the mic before he did last night, has known he is gay since his late 80s arrests, and pair have a “marriage in which we share a powerful affection and respect for each other.” But that wasn’t Mohill’s’ biggest bomb against Drayman. No, the biggest bomb was when he accused Drayman of being a closet fag himself! Reports Patch (which uses the term “sexual preference”):

Mohill went on to rail against Drayman, who he blames for making this campaign “personal” rather than “public.” Mohill claims that, for his part, his criticisms have been directed only toward Drayman’s public life, rather than his personal life. Mohill then went on to state Drayman is “reputed to be gay himself.”

To conclude, Mohill said “I would hope this statement would satisfy [...] lewd curiosity. I’m not so naive as to believe this statement, as agonizing as it, will not severely hurt my election chances. How badly, only time will tell.”

Does this mean Drayman will have to answer not only for his personal attacks on Mohill, but also for Mohill’s allegations that Drayman is also a gay?

Gay-on-gay personal attacks are not good for our community, people! But they are good for political theater. Glendale just got a whole lot more interesting.

By:           editor editor
On:           Mar 16, 2011
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  • 23 Comments
    • The sane Francis
      The sane Francis

      This is some nasty shit, for real.

      Mar 16, 2011 at 10:18 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • justiceontherocks
      justiceontherocks

      Another great example of the kind of traditional marriage that groups like Focus on Family, the Family research Council, and GoProud are working to protect.

      Mar 16, 2011 at 10:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Erich
      Erich

      Not to be rude, but people didn’t know he was gay before this?

      Mar 16, 2011 at 10:43 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GetBalance
      GetBalance

      When working in public office, scrutiny of candidates is the normal course of business. He was also careful in hiding details of his misdemeanor which may have been fully justified. He should have expected these things to come to light.

      Doesnt everyone know? Skeletons make nasty bed partners.

      Mar 16, 2011 at 10:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JAW
      JAW

      Interesting… Queerty says…
      “Gay-on-gay personal attacks are not good for our community, people! But they are good for political theater. Glendale just got a whole lot more interesting.”

      Hmmmm…. Sounds like Queerty will now stop trying to OUT celebs etc who do not want to come out…. Outting, or trying to Out, someome one is an attack

      Or is Queerty part of the “do as we say, not as we do” school of thought???

      or is Outing just good theater, and good for adding $$$’s in Queerty’s pockets??

      Mar 16, 2011 at 12:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jase
      Jase

      “Gay-on-gay personal attacks are not good for our community, people!”

      Isn’t the platform for Queerty gay-on-gay attacks? Does this mean Queerty will be shutting down finally?

      Mar 16, 2011 at 12:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ousslander
      ousslander

      what’s with the use of the word fag, Queerty? Are you trying to be hip or some dippy shit like that? So i guess the eidotrs don’t mind if everytime someone talks to them they are referred to by fags.

      And don’t complain about kids using the word when you as adults condone it and promote it. hypocrites.

      Mar 16, 2011 at 1:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • David
      David

      “Outting, or trying to Out, someome one is an attack”

      No it’s not.

      Since when has honesty been a bad thing?

      A closetted public representative is a dishonest public representative, and dishonesty has no place in public life.

      Someone who wants to lurk in a closet is entitled to do so. But not if they enter public life.

      Mar 16, 2011 at 2:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JAW
      JAW

      @David:

      Get real… as long as we, or anyone, are not doing something illegal. Many of us love knowing who is sleeping with whom, but we do not have the right to pry into their lives. we do not have the right or entitlement to Out anyone who is minding their own business.

      The guys in Cal are just sad. They both knew something about the other that should have stayed private. They both lost and both look like the fool.

      Mar 16, 2011 at 4:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Johnston
      Johnston

      “A gay” sounds retarded. Please use better grammar. Also, those two are total disgraces. If one of them is already gay, we don’t need any more garbage as part of our community. :)

      Mar 16, 2011 at 4:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Roberto
      Roberto

      I am sure everyone know he is gay before, especially his sex partner LOL….

      http://www.ManPals.com
      Gay social network for dating work and travel. Connect with like-minded people and expand your network of friends!

      Mar 16, 2011 at 5:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rick Gold
      Rick Gold

      2 best ways to kill a political career: dead hooker or live boy.

      Mar 16, 2011 at 6:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman
      alan brickman

      Gays are just as dirty as other polos?…big surprise….

      Mar 16, 2011 at 8:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • stevesrebelclone
      stevesrebelclone

      If I read the f-word one more time on this site in anything other than quotes I will never give you another page view again.

      Mar 17, 2011 at 5:00 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ben McDaniel
      Ben McDaniel

      @stevesrebelclone: Aren’t you just fucking precious.

      Mar 17, 2011 at 12:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • the crustybastard
      the crustybastard

      @Ben McDaniel:

      That was fucking hilarious!

      Mar 17, 2011 at 2:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brian
      Brian

      There are non-Armenians in Glendale??? I think that’s deserving of it’s own headline.

      Mar 17, 2011 at 3:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Oprah
      Oprah

      I am interested with Mrs. Mohill.I mean, are there really women like her? So desperate to be with a man that they would be in a marriage of falsehood?With a homo husband? Really? How pathetic. LOL

      Mar 17, 2011 at 6:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Spike
      Spike

      @Brian:

      BINGO!!!! Four gold stars for that comment!!!!

      He really just needs to move to Long Beach, where older gays have nested and no one cares if your spouse has a dick or a vajaja – as long as you don’t hate, and no one has to explain ones cruising habits, from 20 years ago or last week. Oh yea, and the view from Glendale is, Pasadena? The view from LB, the Pacific Ocean . . .

      Mar 17, 2011 at 8:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Shannon1981
      Shannon1981

      I feel sorry for his wife. Strong affection indeed. She is really so low on self esteem and options that she’s willing to let her hubby cruise for dick? Pathetic.

      Mar 17, 2011 at 9:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bebe
      Bebe

      “Brutal outing”? How about just, yawn, boring? This IS Glendale after all: home to Bob’s Big Boy and Baskin-Robbins.

      @ No. 19, Spike. No, the view from Glendale is Burbank. The view from Pasadena is Pasadena. Long Beach has been blue collar for decades, so you’re probably correct: both council members should move there.

      May 26, 2011 at 3:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • km
      km

      Mohill is NOT a council person in Glendale CA .. he is a gad-fly…he doesn’t even live in the city…..please check your facts before you post them.

      May 11, 2012 at 1:34 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JAW
      JAW

      @km:
      km… get with the times… the story is over a year old to start with… You are a Year late and a dollar short

      May 11, 2012 at 5:37 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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