Tag Archives: Duncan Osbourne

Did A National Gym Owners Association Help Kill Trans Rights In New York?

Yesterday New York state’s long-pending transgender rights bill, GENDA, died in the state Senate Judiciary Committee, one vote shy of passage. Many are blaming GENDA’s failure on the bill’s lone dissenting Democrat, the notorious Bronx homophobe Sen. Ruben Diaz. But today we learned that the International Health, Racquet, and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), a national gym owners consortium with hundreds of ...

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False Arrests Protest At
Mayor Bloomberg’s House

Today a group of LGBT rights and sexual freedom activists gathered just down the block from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Upper East Side mansion to protest the false arrests of gay men in NYC’s adult bookshops. Robert Pinter, a victim of this campaign, gave interviews to a number of local and national newsmedia outlets as two dozen gay men marched with ...

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Saturday At Noon: Protest At Bloomberg’s Home Over Gay Men Falsely Arrested For Prostitution

Tomorrow at noon there will be a protest at Mayor Bloomberg’s Upper East Side home over the NYPD’s practice of falsely arresting gay men for prostitution at the city’s adult bookstores. Duncan Osbourne at Gay City News has been following this story for months; I first mentioned his coverage here in late October. Basically, the cops are sending hot young ...

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