A Democratic Club in Chelsea Continues Its War on Christine Quinn

20130129 201359 A Democratic Club in Chelsea Continues Its War on Christine QuinnIn the heart of Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s Chelsea base, the boisterous Democratic club named for late gay rights activist Jim Owles met last night for their first meeting of the year where they reiterated their current mission: ensuring Ms. Quinn, who could become the first lesbian to lead New York City, never, ever, ever leads New York City.

“The harshest dictatorship I’ve ever seen has been under Christine Quinn,” said Allen Roskoff, a notorious antagonist of Ms. Quinn’s and president of the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic ClubContinue reading “A Democratic Club in Chelsea Continues Its War on Christine Quinn”

In Wake of Marriage Comments, LGBT Community Wavers on Weprin

weprin vinaug11 In Wake of Marriage Comments, LGBT Community Wavers on Weprin

Earlier this week Upper West Side Sen. Tom Duane, the only openly LGBT member of the State Senate, told supporters that he was taking his name off as co-host of a fundraiser for  David Weprin in wake of comments the Assemblyman gave to an Orthodox Jewish news site in which he alleged that the State Senate vote to legalize same-sex marriage should be investigated due to procedural irregularities and “coercion.” Continue reading “In Wake of Marriage Comments, LGBT Community Wavers on Weprin”