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Thomas Duane

New York Senate Losing Gay Rights Champion

The New York Times | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

State Senator Thomas K. Duane, who first burst onto the political scene two decades ago, when he disclosed during a successful bid for City Council th...

Eliot Spitzer Deserves Some Credit for New York's Gay Marriage Victory

Asher Smith | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

Spitzer first pledged to fight for same-sex marriage legislation during his 2006 campaign. At the time, most prominent New York Democrats -- including Hillary Clinton and Chuck Schumer -- were unwilling to offer explicit endorsements of marriage equality.

Primary Results Show Progress For Gay Candidates

New York Times | A. G. Sulzberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

James Van Bramer and Daniel Dromm are both Democrats who built reputations for their activism in their Queens neighborhoods and their work in schools ...