Perhaps it was actually One Million Moms, not the Grinch, who stood atop Mount Crumpit, peered down into the valley, and said, “I must stop this whole thing! Why for 53 years I’ve put up with it now! I must stop Christmas from coming! But how?” Comment
Some of the AIDS activists who shook the city’s political and religious landscape with their massive demonstration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral three decades ago returned to the same place on December 8 and delivered the same kind of message to the Catholic Church: Stay out of public health affairs. Comment

Homophobe Chaim Deutsch Eyeing Congressional Race

Term-limited Brooklyn Councilmember Chaim Deutsch appears ready to take his local brand of bigotry to the national stage — and he wants to take out a member of his own party in the process. Comment
Several House Republicans who recently voted against the comprehensive LGBTQ rights bill known as the Equality Act rolled out their own version of a queer rights bill on December 6, but advocates and LGBTQ lawmakers promptly raised alarms over numerous religious carve-outs embedded within the legislation Comment

Gays Against Guns Storm DC


Gays Against Guns Storm DC

Several dozen members of the direct action group Gays Against Guns traveled from New York to the nation’s capital on December 2 to draw dramatic attention to the US Senate’s refusal to act on two gun control measures passed by the Democratic-controlled House. Comment
The Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club and the political arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus have both thrown their support behind out gay City Councilmember Ritchie Torres in his race for Congress, giving the 31-year-old lawmaker key boosts with roughly six months to go until the Democratic primary competition to succeed outgoing Bronx Representative José Serrano in the 15th district. Comment


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