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NEW YORK: Gay State Assemblyman Danny O’Donnell Launches Campaign For New York City Public Advocate

Via press release: Assemblymember Danny O’Donnell, the first openly gay man elected to the New York State legislature who successfully led the fight for and passage of Marriage Equality in New York, was endorsed today in his race for New York City Public Advocate by the LGBTQ Victory Fund. Victory Fund is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to changing the …

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NEW YORK: Sen. Ruben Diaz Kills Attempt To Allow Same-Sex Tax Filings

Two weeks ago openly gay New York state Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell sponsored an addendum to the state budget that would allow legally married same-sex couples to jointly file their state income tax returns. Senate Democrats need their full one-vote majority to approve the budget, but arch homophobe Sen. Ruben Diaz threatened to derail the entire mega-billions funding package unless O’Donnell’s …

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O’Donnell Intro’s NY Marriage Bill

Openly gay New York State Assemblyman Danny O’Donnell (Rosie’s brother) introduced Gov. Elliot Spitzer’s gay marriage bill to the state Assembly yesterday. The bill, which is expected to come to a vote in the next few weeks, needs 76 votes to pass. The Empire State Pride Agenda says 69 members have indicated support, 48 are undecided, and 33 have voiced …

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