Tag Archives: NY Senate

Homocon New York State Senate Candidate Screams Defense Of Proud Boys At NYC Council Speaker [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: The Metropolitan Republican Club has stood perhaps most forcefully behind McInnes and the Proud Boys. On Sunday, the group put out a statement touting their support for free speech, adding that “Gavin’s talk on Friday night, while at times politically incorrect and a bit edgy, was certainly not inciting violence.” Members of the club have also come to …

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MANHATTAN: Homocon Runs For New York Senate

Homocon Pete Holmberg is running for the New York Senate against eight-term Democratic Sen. Liz Krueger, who has represented my Upper East Side district in Manhattan since winning a special election in 2002. From the below campaign video: My name is Pete Holmberg, and The New York Republican County Committee produced this video for me to share my experience as …

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NEW YORK: GOP-Controlled Senate Committee Votes Down Trans Rights Bill For Eleventh Consecutive Year

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: Any hopes that New York would join other states this year and enact a law explicitly prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender identity were dashed Tuesday when a Republican-controlled Senate committee voted down a transgender rights measure. The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act, or GENDA, was defeated in the New York Senate Investigations …

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GOP Sen. Susan Collins To Oppose Betsy DeVos

Sen. Susan Collins today became the first GOP member of the Senate to publicly announce that she will vote against billionaire Education Secretary nominee and anti-LGBT activist Betsy DeVos. It appears that GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski may follow suit shortly. The vote will surely be very close and it’s possible that DeVos will be the only Trump cabinet nominee to …

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New York Lawmaker’s Plan To Require Presidential Candidates To Release Taxes Spreads To Other States

NBC News reports: A New York lawmaker says his idea to require presidential candidates to release their tax returns is catching on in other states. State Sen. Brad Hoylman says lawmakers in more than a dozen other states are working on similar proposals. The Manhattan Democrat says it’s appropriate for state lawmakers to set the rules for ballot eligibility and …

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NEW YORK: Gay State Senator Readies Bill To Force Presidential Candidates To Disclose Their Tax Returns

The New York Times loves the idea. From their editorial board: President-elect Donald Trump refused to release his tax returns during the campaign and there is no sign that he will, ever. He broke longstanding tradition and set a terrible precedent for future presidential candidates. Good government groups have been wringing their hands about what to do. Now comes an …

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NEW YORK: GOP State Senate Candidate Who Promised KFC And Watermelons Busted In Craigslist Scam

Gothamist reports: Jon Girodes, the Republican State Senate candidate who recently came under fire for planning to donate Kool Aid, KFC, and watermelons to his prospective East Harlem constituents, was arrested on Friday for allegedly ripping off 10 people in a Craigslist rent scam. According to the Post, Girodes listed his luxury apartment at 635 W. 42nd for just $1,000 …

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NEW YORK: GOP State Senate Candidate Vows To Bring KFC And Watermelons To Harlem Event [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A candidate for New York State Senate has sparked a firestorm in Harlem after telling NBC 4 New York’s I-Team he was planning to hand out “Kool Aid, KFC and watermelons” at a campaign event in the primarily black community. Jon Girodes, the Republican candidate for New York’s 30th District in the November election, used the racially …

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NEW YORK: Democratic State Senate Candidate Vows To Erase Gay Couples From Textbooks Because Jesus

The New York Daily News reports: A Democrat waging a primary campaign in Queens vowed to fight to bar pictures of same-sex couples from appearing in school textbooks. S.J. Jung, who is challenging incumbent Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky in the Sept. 13 primary, made the remarks in March to a group made up primarily of Korean churches. At the same …

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NEW YORK: Sen. Ruben Diaz Denounces Sacramento Hate Pastor, Forgets Own “Worthy Of Death” History

Via press release from viciously anti-LGBT New York state Sen. Ruben Diaz: You should know that Sacramento California Pastor Roger Jimenez of the Verity Baptist Church in Sacramento, California, has been reported in the media as rejoicing in the massacre that took place this weekend at the Orlando gay nightclub. It is very important for you to know that as …

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NEW YORK: Former GOP Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos Sentenced To Five Years On Bribery Charges

In a refreshing change for New York state politics, today it was a Republican former lawmaker that was sentenced to prison. Instead of a Democrat. For once. From the New York Times: Dean G. Skelos, the once powerful Republican majority leader of the New York State Senate who was convicted with his son in December on federal corruption charges, was …

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TODAY: Day Of Action To Pass Trans Rights In New York State Senate

The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act has passed in the New York Assembly SEVEN times, but shamefully it has never been allowed to come to a vote in the state Senate. Today openly gay Sen. Brad Hoylman (above right) and Sen. Daniel Squadron will attend a rally at the state capitol building. Via press release from the Empire State Pride Agenda: …

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New York City Councilman Fernando Cabrera Praises Uganda’s Anti-Gay Laws

Andres Duque writes at YouTube: In a 30 minute video posted on January of 2014 New York City pastor and Councilmember Fernando Cabrera addressed viewers from Uganda and praised their draconian anti-gay laws for lowering HIV transmission. He also said the United States should have an “department of ethics” such as the one that launched the extreme attacks against the …

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NEW YORK: State Senate Blocks Trans Rights And “Ex-Gay” Therapy Ban Bills

As expected, the GOP leadership of the New York state Senate has blocked the passage of both GENDA and a bill that would ban the “ex-gay” torture of minors. Openly gay state Sen. Brad Hoylman reacts via press release: “It’s bitterly disappointing that the State Senate bowed to partisan politics and failed to protect our kids in New York from …

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Ruben Diaz: Satan Runs Public Schools

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The Odd Couple

This week the New York Senate passed a resolution honoring Tony Danza as part of Italian-American Day. Viciously anti-gay crackpot Sen. Ruben Diaz felt the need to Instagram a photo of them together with the hashtags #whostheboss and #senatorrevrubendiaz.

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For The Seventh Time

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NEW YORK: State Sen. Ruben Diaz Promotes NOM’s Hate March

(Tipped by JMG reader Scott)

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NY Sen. Ruben Diaz: I’m Bringing 100 Buses To NOM’s Hate March In DC

New York state Sen. Rubin Diaz, who is possibly the most viciously anti-gay Democrat in the nation, claims to be bringing 100 buses of Hispanic evangelicals to NOM’s hate march in Washington DC next month. Brian Brown has issued a money beg: I just recently got off the phone with my good friend, New York State Senator, Rev. Ruben Diaz, …

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Gay Marriage Turns Two In New York

Two years ago today same-sex marriage became legal in New York state, exactly one month after being passed in the state Senate and signed into law by Gov. Cuomo that same day.  Happy anniversary, New York!

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