Tag Archives: Fight Back New York

Anti-Gay NY Sen. Bill Stachowski Ousted In Democratic Primary

NY Sen. Bill Stachowski, one of the eight Democrats who thwarted marriage equality in New York, has been ousted by Tim Kennedy, who had the backing of Fight Back NY, the Human Rights Campaign, and Empire State Pride Agenda. Via press release from Fight Back NY: You did it! Tonight you helped Fight Back New York take down anti-equality state …

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The Truth About NY Sen. Ruben Diaz

Fight Back New York writes us today to announce the launch of their new website, The Truth About Ruben Diaz, which exposes the New York Senate homophobe on many issues. The current top ten: 1. Ruben Diaz was investigated by the FBI2. He was arrested for possession of heroin and marijuana3. Ruben Diaz was only member of the New York …

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What’s In Ruben’s Closet?

As part of their campaign to unseat arch homophobe NY Sen. Ruben Diaz, Fight Back NY has launched “What’s In Ruben’s Closet,” a public call for dirt on our state’s most evil politician. Sen. Ruben Diaz has an annoying political survival instinct, but we want to set the record straight. We can help shift the playing field by showing that …

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Fight Back NY Targets Buffalo Democrat Sen. Bill Stachowski For Defeat

Fight Back NY, the LGBT action PAC funded by Tim Gill, has announced their latest target. Our next target: We’re going after Buffalo Democrat Bill Stachowski. Sen. Stachowski’s voted against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) New Yorkers at every turn, whether it’s nondiscrimination protections or marriage equality. Sen. Stachowski’s been part of the dysfunctional New York State Senate for …

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HRC Launches New Group To Oust Anti-Marriage New York Politicians

The Human Rights Campaign has hired Bloomberg aide Brian Ellner to head a new group to take on New York’s anti-marriage state politicians. The Campaign for New York Marriage will do similar work to that of the Tim Gill-funded Fight Back NY. You may recall that Ellner was recently all but named to replace Alan Van Capelle as head of …

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Tomorrow: Monserrate – Peralta Election

Tomorrow Queens residents will vote on whether to allow anti-gay Hiram “Slasher” Monserrate back into the NY Senate following his explusion for attacking his girlfriend, who was left with 40 stitches in her face when Monserrate “accidentally” slashed her with a broken glass. Assemblyman Jose Peralta is riding high in the polls, but Monserrate has galvanized the local Hispanic evangelical …

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Hiram “Slasher” Monserrate Booed At Public Debate With Jose Peralta

Audience members booed and symbolically “slashed” their faces with blood-red lipstick last night as former NY Sen. Hiram Monserrate debated Assemblyman Jose Peralta. Monserrate, who’s fighting to win back the state Senate seat he was booted from earlier this year, was booed as he introduced himself during the debate against Democratic Assemblyman Jose Peralta. Also participating in the debate was …

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Cynthia Nixon For Fight Back New York

Cynthia Nixon for Fight Back New York. “We’ve tried the carrot. Now it’s time for the stick. It’s time to fight back.” Fight Back New York is a new PAC created expressly to defeat anti-gay candidates for the New York Senate. Hit the link. Donate. We’ve got an uphill battle to get Assemblyman Jose Peralta into Slasher Monserrate’s old seat …

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The Truth About Hiram Monserrate

Fight Back New York has launched The Truth About Hiram Monserrate, a site with links to many major news stories about the girlfriend-slashing former NY state senator, as well as lots of downloadable fliers such as the one above. (I love the signs that include broken glass.) Donate to support Monserrate’s opponent, the LGBT-friendly Jose Peralta here.

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Fight Back New York Gets “Counter Punch” From Anti-Gay Christian Group

In an apparent response to the formation of Fight Back New York, the new LGBT PAC aimed at defeating anti-gay New York politicians, here comes Counter Punch, a campaign of the New Yorkers For Constitutional Freedom. Their mission statement: “This ministry exists to influence legislation and legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ.” Here’s what they say about Fight Back New …

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Anti-Gay Religious Groups Endorse Former NY Sen. Hiram Monserrate

In response to Fight Back New York’s campaign to thwart former NY Sen. Hiram Monserrate’s return to office, the convicted girlfriend slasher has proudly announced that he’s been endorsed by anti-gay religious groups in Queens. Monserrate announced he’s being supported by a bunch of clergy who are praising him for his support on one particular issue: same-sex marriage. Specifically, his …

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