Tag Archives: Ruth Hassell-Thompson

New York’s Heroes

The four Democrats below delivered the most impassioned and stirring pro-equality speeches of the day. If you didn’t get to watch the proceedings live, please watch as each Senator approaches the issue from a different direction. Sen. Eric Adams, with gripping historical comparisons. Sen. Diane Savino, with great humor and pop culture references. Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson, with a heartbreaking personal …

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Photo Of The Day

Openly gay NY Sen. Thomas Duane expresses his thanks to Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson after her touching speech about her gay brother during her unexpected “yes” vote on marriage equality in the New York Senate today. You can express your own appreciation to Sen. Hassell-Thompson by phone or email here. [Photo credit: Nathaniel Brooks/NYT]

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