One year ago today, we had the chance to travel to Albany for our first and only day of reporting there.
As days of political reporting go, it did not disappoint. On arrival, the halls were filled with passionate protesters: those demanding that gay and lesbian people not be allowed to "sully" the ... More >>
Happy Pride weekend. Here's some more good news on the marriage beat to share with you this beautiful weekend here in New York.
La Raza, the nation's largest Latino civil rights organization, unanimously approved a resolution supporting same-sex marriage equality, the Washington Blade reported excl ... More >>
When you've lost the likes of Prop 8 proponent David Blankenhorn, Jutice Anthony Kennedy can't be far behind. Maggie Gallagher and Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage can't recover from this.
Blankenhorn, who once staunchly fought to take gay marriage away from LGBT Californians ... More >>
When we last saw Brian Brown, the president of the National Organization for Marriage, he was bawling tears in the Capitol in Albany, dismayed that the Senate had just passed the Marriage Equality Act.
Judging from the above tweet, Brown has something to be quite gleeful about tonight: their ... More >>
C.S. MuncyBrian Brown (right), the President of NOM, marching with Sen. Ruben Diaz This whole week, we at Runnin' Scared are happy to bring you stories in our "Countdown to SSM" series, as we talk to New Yorkers leading up to the big day when marriage equality comes to all. Yesterday we share ... More >>
Steven ThrasherIt was a pretty big a deal when Louis Marinelli came out for marriage equality just a few months ago on Jeremy Hooper's blog Good As You. Marinelli, 25, had been a die-hard anti-gay marriage activist, and though not exactly famous, he's probably the most significant contemporar ... More >>
Sen. Tom Duane and Natasha Dillon After the VoteAfter the Senate passed same-sex marriage equality in Albany last night, the reactions were mixed: volatile, ecstatic, tearful, joyous, and outraged. There was a shared sense of history and exhaustion by people for and against the issue, as many ... More >>
It's been nearly a week since same-sex marriage supporters announced they have 31 out of 32 pledged votes toward passing the Marriage Equality Bill. However, Capital Tonight just tweeted that a 32nd, unidentified Senator has been confirmed. Others, like the NYCLU, are claiming there is a 32nd ... More >>
Though the rain caused the cancellation of the Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade, it would not deter Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz Sr. from holding his "March for Morality" against gay marriage yesterday.
Over the next several hours, the Bronx County Courthouse would provide the set for a very strang ... More >>
Our intrepid Steven Thrasher went and scoped out state senator Ruben Diaz Sr.'s anti-gay marriage rally in the Bronx today. You know, the one cunningly timed to coincide with the annual AIDS Walk and with Diaz's own son's Bronx Week events.
The event's main speakers were Diaz and National Organi ... More >>