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Fort Greene And Clinton Hill React To SCOTUS Ruling On Gay...

Jubilant -- that was one word to describe the atmosphere in New York City following last Friday's Supreme Court's ruling in favor of legalizing marriage...

Op-Ed: DOMA’s Dead — Let Freedom (& Wedding Bells) Ring!

BETWEEN THE LINES: The Supreme Court gaveth a day after it tooketh away. Less than 24 hours after the Supreme Court invalidated part of the 1965...

Comedian Patton Oswalt Endorses Diane Savino For President Based On Her...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCFFxidhcy0?rel=0] Long before Facebook made supporting marriage equality cool, New York State Senator Diane Savino gave a stirring speech on the issue back in...

Nadler Attended Supreme Court DOMA Hearings, Happy With What He Heard

Congressman Jerrold Nadler, who supports gay rights and marriage equality, attended the Supreme Court hearings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and was...

Grimm To Be Auctioned Off At Charity Bachelor Auction

Single ladies of Brooklyn, now you too can experience the thrill of buying a local politician, as Representative Michael Grimm has put himself on...

Op-Ed: Military Stays In Step After Repeal Of Don’t Ask Don’t...

BETWEEN THE LINES: Fifty-three weeks ago, the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy, which denied homosexuals from serving openly in the armed forces without...

VIDEO: Nadler Introduces Bill To Repeal DOMA

http://www.youtube.com/v/V_ozMrlW5qc?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0 The above video, which can be found on Rep. Jerrold Nadler's YouTube channel, shows him introducing a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage...

Markowitz Celebrates, Nadler Legislates On Gay Marriage

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Jxr3-QbDYw?rel=0] Yesterday marked the first day for same-sex marriage in New York, with couples lined up outside of Brooklyn's Borough Hall to tie the...

Church Spent More Lobbying For Perv Priests Than Against Gays

Publication Gay City News is reporting that the New York State Catholic Conference, a group that lobbies on behalf of the Empire State's Catholic...

Golden Responds To Pro-Gay Rights Constituents

After we urged readers to contact State Senator Marty Golden in opposition to his proposal to roll back same-sex marriage rights in New York...

Gay Rights Activists To Rally Against Golden

It looks like we weren't the only ones disappointed with State Senator Marty Golden's attempt to take away what little marriage rights gay couples...

Golden Pushes Hateful Anti-Gay Legislation… Again

State Senator Marty Golden introduced the latest homophobic legislation last week, attempting to counter the recent push by gay rights advocates to legalize same-sex...

Sheepshead Diner Becomes Test Scene For Gay Tolerance

In an upcoming segment of ABC News' "What Would You Do?", patrons of a Sheepshead Bay diner witness gay couples harassed by a waiter....

Gay Rights Battle Lands On Kruger's Doorstep

Over the weekend, gay rights activists marched in front of State Senator Carl Kruger's Mill Basin home, enraged at the senator's recent vote against...

Kruger's Sexual Orientation Questioned

From the Daily News: After voting "no" on the gay marriage bill yesterday, Sen. Carl Kruger exited the Senate chamber and walked straight into the...