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That took awhile! Following a weeks-long suspension from Twitter without explanation, an LGBTQ political club in New York’s Hudson Valley is finally back on the social media platform. Comment
A feel-good moment marking the opening of the city’s first LGBTQ-friendly affordable senior housing development took a wild turn when Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams took the podium, expressed discontent about the building’s racial makeup — an observation at odds with its actual demographics — invoked slavery, and predicted that the residence could lead to trouble in the neighborhood. Comment
President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil maintained his reputation of homophobia on December 20 when he told a reporter that his “face looks an awful lot like a homosexual’s.” Bolsonaro’s comments came in response to questions about a scandal involving his son, a sitting senator. Comment
Former insurgent gubernatorial candidates Cynthia Nixon and Zephyr Teachout have endorsed out gay Queens City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer in his campaign for borough president. Comment
Lawmakers are having second thoughts about SESTA/ FOSTA. Several Democrats — including Elizabeth Warren — teamed up on International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers to unveil legislation aimed at studying the impacts of the controversial law that was intended to curb sex trafficking but has been slammed for doing just the opposite. Comment

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