Category: Opinion / Editorial

Opinion: Constitutional convention would be ripe for abuse

Opinion: Constitutional convention would be ripe for abuse

By Bess Watts, Pride At Work AFL CIO On November 7, 2017, New Yorker voters will be asked if the state should hold a convention to re-write the New York State Constitution. Such a...

Defining ourselves for ourselves: The Why behind Rochester Black Pride

Defining ourselves for ourselves: The Why behind Rochester Black Pride

By Gatekeeper Adrian Why a Black Pride you ask? Because 17 Trans women of color have been murdered in 2017. Because Violence against Black Trans* people is at an all time high. Because Pride...

Towleroad commentary: Justice Gorsuch isn’t a conservative, he’s a reactionary

Towleroad commentary: Justice Gorsuch isn’t a conservative, he’s a reactionary

According to Ari Ezra Waldman on Towleroad.com: (On June 26) the Supreme Court issued a per curiam ruling that solidified its landmark same-sex marriage ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. Contrary to popular belief, per curiam doesn’t mean “unanimous”;...

Commentary: Pride: Why This Year Is Different

Commentary: Pride: Why This Year Is Different

According to Rick Zbur on The Advocate: This June, Californians have kicked off a month of LGBTQ Pride observances in cities across the state, marking the 48th anniversary of New York’s Stonewall Riots. Pride...