Posts Tagged ‘Gay Rights’

Uptown Residents To Hold Vigil For The Victims Of The Orlando Attack

Uptown Residents To Hold Vigil For The Victims Of The Orlando Attack

Uptown residents will hold a community vigil for the victims of the tragic shooting that took place in Orlando Saturday night. The candle light vigil will start at 8:30 pm at Bennett Park (Ft. Washington Ave. and W.183rd St.) in Washington Heights. The vigil will bring together local elected officials, religious leaders and community members […]


UPinion: #imwithher | Manhattan Times

UPinion: #imwithher | Manhattan Times

BY Liz Ritter (@LizRittr) I went to my first Bernie Sanders (for Senate) rally in 2006. His passion and energy and fist-in-the-air championing of the little guy are infectious and real. His continued presence in the Democratic Primary has allowed it to be dominated by substantive talk about ideas. And when decent, smart Democrats talk […]


Uptown Video: No Love For Ted Cruz In The Bronx

Uptown Video: No Love For Ted Cruz In The Bronx

We got your New York Values right here. S/O to Rebel Diaz for letting the right-wing hate monger Ted Cruz know that he is not at all welcome in the BX. Shame on Democratic Party Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. for giving respectability to such a mean-spirited bigot. Click play below and enjoy.


UPinion: On Myth and Opportunity – #FeelTheBern

UPinion: On Myth and Opportunity - #FeelTheBern

BY Juan Ignacio Rosa (@JuanRosa_NYC) Like many Democratic voters my age and younger, I #FeelTheBern. We perceive in Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination the best hope for addressing the structural inequalities that are robbing our generation of the economic security essential to achieving the ever-elusive American Dream. To be clear, […]


Op-Ed: Marriage Equality Is A Triumph For All New Yorkers

BY Juan Ignacio Rosa Today thousands of same sex couples all around New York State will flock to their City or County Clerk offices to solidify their commitment to one another and enter an institution that has forever been barred for us – marriage. This historic day has been in the making for many decades. […]

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