Mondaire Jones and Ritchie Torres finished first in their primaries Tuesday in New York and are likely winners in November.
Jones, running for New York's 17th District, knows what it's like to experience poverty and discrimination.
Out candidate Ritchie Torres hopes to defeat notorious homophobe Rubén Díaz Sr. in Tuesday's New York primary.
The event, to be held in Rye, N.Y., has been postponed indefinitely, but petitioners seek to reinstate it.
One of the two people who attacked Serena Daniari is in custody while the other remains at large.
Leaders at May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society won't press charges if the perpetrator sits down to discuss diversity.
Having been one of the first senators to publicly support marriage equality in 2009 and gone on to fight for trans troops, Gillibrand has vowed to keep advocating for equality.