Tag Archives: Brandon Brock

Queens: St. Patrick’s For All

Here’s a slideshow from today’s LGBT-inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Sunnyside, Queens. It was a gorgeous day, almost t-shirt weather. Lots of well known folks and groups attended, from Mayor Bloomberg, Christine Quinn, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (mine!) to activists Ann Northrop, Brandon Brock and the folks at Marriage Equality New York. (That’s them in the green t-shirts towards ...

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Another Potential Challenger To NY’s Anti-Equality State Senators

Queens activist Brandon Brock directs us to this Facebook page urging support for LGBT ally and civil rights attorney Jeremiah Frei-Pearson (at left in photo) who is considering challenging anti-equality incumbent NY Sen. George Onorato in the 2010 primary. Today Jim Luce writes in the Huffington Post about Frei-Pearson: This fall I am adding my voice to the chorus that ...

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Gilbert Baker: “Where’s The ANGER?”

At last night’s Maine response rally in NYC’s Union Square, rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker said to me, “Where’s the ANGER? Where are the pitchforks?” as he surveyed the glum crowd. I told him his opinion reflected much of what you folks here were saying yesterday. From the bullhorn came the usual speechifying to the usual audience of activist regulars. ...

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Queens Activists Keep Pressure On NY State Sen. George Onorado

From Queens’ #1 bear cub marriage equality activist: “Brandon Brock and Kristen Plylor-Moore of Western Queens for Marriage Equality speak about their NY State Senator George Onorato’s opposition to the pending NY gay marriage equality bill.”

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Evening View – Queens Marriage Activism

Brandon Brock (far left), Brendan Fay (far right) and Astoria, Queens residents are holding nightly (5pm-8pm) vigils outside the office of Sen. George Onorado until the New York Senate has its vote on marriage equality. (Photo via Manhattan Offender)

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