Reverend State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. has represented the Bronx's 32nd District for some eleven years now, and on one point, he's always been consistent: the gays. Diaz, a Pentecostal minister as well as a Democrat, has remained implacable in his distaste for LGBT people, even when his lesbian gran ... More >>
When the storm surge sent floodwaters pouring into the West Village last month, it wreaked havoc on ground-floor homes and offices throughout the neighborhood. Among them was the drop-in facilities of the Ali Forney Center, a non-profit that provides shelter and social services to New York's homeles ... More >>
Chris Johnson at the Washington Blade is reporting that the Democratic Party has approved a same-sex marriage equality platform plank for the upcoming Democratic National Convention. Quoting outgoing, openly gay congressman Barney Frank, the Blade reports that a 15 member panel unanimously backed i ... 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 >>
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Washington Blade photo by Michael KeyIt could happen. Tammy Baldwin--who's the only out lesbian in Congress--has announced that she's running for Wisconsin Senator, a position that would make her the first openly gay member of the Senate. (I'm emphasizing openly. There are plenty of closet ... More >>
'Blade' file photo by Michael KeyYou did so when you were on the way up. Well, now that you're as high in the power ladder as a person can get and you can really make a difference, especially as the matter is being debated in the New York state legislature as we speak, your finally taking a ... More >>
"And the administration of our 'fierce advocate' Barack Obama defends the law and loses. "Is anyone noticing a pattern here? "It is an echo of when, in 2009, the Obama administration in court defended the Defense of Marriage Act, signed by President Clinton, as a protection against incest. ... More >>
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