Tag Archives: Ruben Diaz Jr

Bronx Borough President & Son Of NY Sen. Ruben Diaz Endorses Marriage

“After considerable deliberation and introspection, I support marriage equality. My decision, which comes after years of thought and reflection on the issue, is informed by the experiences I have had with close friends, family and loved ones. For example, my chief-of-staff, Paul Del Duca, has for decades worked to help the people of this City. He has helped people find ...

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El Diario Endorses Charlie Ramos

Amazing news: New York’s largest Spanish-language newspaper has endorsed Charlie Ramos in his bid to unseat vile homophobe Sen. Ruben Diaz. From El Diario: While the incumbent Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. has received attention for opposing marriage equality legislation, Ramos says that his votes against community interests and silence on notorious landlords are among the other issues that compelled him ...

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It Looks Like Marriage WILL Come To A Vote In NY Senate Tonight

Well, shut my mouth. If Sen. Ruben Diaz has fled to his Albany office to pray against the gays, THAT is surely the strongest sign that the marriage vote will rilly, rilly happen tonight. Here’s the strongest sign yet that the gay marriage bill will indeed come to the Senate floor for a vote before the day is over: Sen. ...

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NY Gov. Paterson To Ask State Senate To Vote On Marriage Next Week

According to his aides, New York Gov. David Paterson plans to ask state Senators to finally vote on same-sex marriage during a special session he’s called for next week. Democrats continue to hold a slim 32-30 majority in the Senate after Sen. Hiram Monserrate (D) somehow evaded a felony conviction last week for slashing his girlfriend in the face, which ...

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Ruben Diaz Jr. On His Father

Andres Duque at Blabbeando has translated an interview with Ruben Diaz, Jr., the Bronx president and son of New York Homophobe #1, state Sen. Ruben Diaz, the man credited with putting a stop to marriage equality. Junior says he loves his father, but believes in the separation of church and state. Diaz Sr.: “I am the church AND the state. ...

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