LGTBQ News

Bernie Sanders’s Most Fervent Supporters Are Not Helping

CommentaryCommentary, Politics, Bernie Sanders This trans woman says the presidential candidate’s online army remains too militant, and their leader is looking the other way. PoliticsBernie SandersAmanda Kerri It was going pretty okay there for a bit. It was heated at times, it was contentious, but it was largely amicable. The candidates debated the issues, they…

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Republican Cover-Up: We Must Speak Up Now

CommentaryCommentary, Politics, Law, Donald Trump Call, email, or text the 53 Republican senators and demand a legitimate trial of Donald Trump. PoliticsLawDonald TrumpJohn Casey This will be the shortest column I’ve written because time is not on our side. We witnessed a crushing travesty in the first day of the impeachment hearing when the United…

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Presidential Hopefuls Vie for Stonewall’s Nod

The New York State Democratic primary election for president is still three months away, but the Stonewall Democratic Club of New York City isn’t waiting any longer. Members of the club will hear from candidates’ campaigns, cast votes, and unveil their chosen candidate when the club holds its 2020 presidential endorsement meeting at the LGBT…

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Chaim Deutsch Officially Files to Run for Congress

It’s official: Anti-LGBTQ Brooklyn City Councilmember Chaim Deutsch has filed with the Federal Election Commission to kick off his run for Congress later this year against incumbent Yvette Clarke in the Ninth Congressional District. Gay City News, early last month, first broke the news that Deutsch was planning to mount a Democratic primary bid against…

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Mike Pence Appears at Church of Pastor Who Calls LGBTQ People Demonic

PoliticsPolitics, Mike Pence, Religion Pence’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day speech was followed by a sermon saying LGBTQ people represent the work of the devil. Mike PenceReligionTrudy Ring Vice President Mike Pence spoke Sunday about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at a church where, moments later, the pastor delivered a sermon saying LGBTQ…

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Van Bramer Exits Queens Beep Race

Citing family reasons, out gay Queens City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer abruptly pulled out of the special election race for borough president. The Queens lawmaker said in a written statement posted on Twitter January 21 that “family circumstances have been weighing on me for some time, causing me to consider the timing and feasibility of…

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Indiana’s Resistance on Birth Certificates Nixed on Appeal

A unanimous three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled on January 17 that the state of Indiana must recognize the same-sex spouse of a woman who gives birth as the child’s mother and that she should be listed on the birth certificate. The decision upholds a conclusion reached in 2016…

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Calif. Reps Seek to Posthumously Pardon Gay Activist Bayard Rustin

PoliticsPolitics, People The out gay Civil Rights activist was a close confidante to Martin Luther King, Jr. before he was forced to register as a sex offender for being gay.  PeopleDavid Artavia Today, California state Senator Scott Wiener (chair of the Senate LGBTQ caucus) and assemblymember Shirley Weber (chair of  the Senate Black Caucus) are…

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Knicks’ Pride Night is a Personal Affair for Reggie Bullock

It was a rare sight to see — at least in NBA circles — when Reggie Bullock of the New York Knicks emerged from the team locker room on Pride Night and walked on the court at Madison Square Garden with Rainbow sneakers and Rainbow-dyed streaks in his hair. But it was by no means…

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NY Times Endorses Klobuchar, Warren: Brush Up on Their LGBTQ Records

Election, Politics, Women, Politicians, Elizabeth WarrenElection The paper believes both women have the ability to finally rid us of Donald Trump, and usher in a national healing. PoliticsWomenPoliticiansElizabeth WarrenNeal Broverman The New York Times‘ editorial board surprised readers by endorsing two candidates for the Democratic nomination for president: Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar and Massachusetts senator…

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