Starting before Gov. Paterson’s Friday noontime announcement and continuing through the weekend, major local and national news outlets have been quoting the Pride Agenda in their stories about New York’s new U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and her positions on LGBT issues, including marriage equality. Here are some of the highlights of that coverage. (We’ll update you on other LGBT news in a later post):
The New York Times’ editorial on Gillibrand also mentioned that she has “she has bravely endorsed gay marriage.”
The Gannett news story reports that gay rights groups are pleased with
Gay City News wrote on Gillibrand’s evolving views on LGBT issues.
Google News’ “Comments by People in the News” features a note by Van Capelle on Gillibrand’s evolution: “Wherever she might have been a few years ago isn’t really important to the Pride Agenda. It’s where she is now, and she’s clearly going to be a strong advocate for LGBT people in
Salon writes that Gillibrand’s pro-same sex marriage stance puts her “to the left of Schumer and Clinton, alongside